Published on January 31st, 2023 |
by Jerry Doby
The inimitable icon Dolly Parton is known for always being, “fine and dandy,” but recently the Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) added a little extra sparkle to her smile. RIAA Chairman/CEO Mitch Glazier and SVP Artist and Industry Relations Jackie Jones celebrated a couple of additional milestones in her illustrious career during a surprise moment in Nashville. Dolly was presented with plaques commemorating Gold certification of “Hard Candy Christmas” and “Faith” with Galantis featuring Mr. Probz.
We have #FAITH in the legendary @DollyParton! Both #HardCandyChristmas and #Faith ft. @MrProbz are officially certified 📀GOLD📀. The impact of Dolly’s music continues to inspire generations. Congrats to Dolly and the @RCARecords & @AtlanticRecords teams 👏! pic.twitter.com/5Tx8dXlwKW
— RIAA (@RIAA) January 31, 2023
“Thank you for creating music that continues to inspire generations and cultivates a culture of community. On behalf of the RIAA, it’s incredible to be able to personally congratulate you, Dolly!” said, Mitch.
“Well, this is a great day and these will sure look pretty in my music room,” said Dolly, “Of course, I owe a lot to my manager Danny and our whole crew around here for moments like this.”
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