DOLLY PARTON HEADING TO NEW YORK
IN SUPPORT OF BLUE SMOKE ALBUM RELEASE
Blitz to include The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, The Colbert
Report, The View, Imus in the Morning, Wake Up with Al (Roker) and
Nashville, Tenn. (April 29, 2014) – Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is set for a whirlwind media blitz in support of her new album Blue Smoke which will be released by Sony Music Masterworks and Dolly Records on May 13, 2014.
This past weekend’s one-hour special Dolly Parton Q Sessions Live from Nashville was just the beginning of where you will see Dolly, as she continues hitting the television airwaves to promote, BLUE SMOKE.
On May 13, you can catch Dolly as she performs on The Tonight Show
starring Jimmy Fallon, and appears on Wake Up with Al (Roker) and The
Colbert Report. The following day, May 14, Dolly will perform on Imus
in the Morning before heading to The View. More television and radio
appearances will be announced in the coming week!
Following the album release the Blue Smoke World Tour will hit select dates in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden.
- Blue Smoke
- Unlikely Angel
- Don’t Think Twice
- You Can’t Make Old Friends
- Banks of the Ohio
- Lay Your Hands on Me
- Miss You-Miss Me
- If I Had Wings
- Lover du Jour
- From Here to the Moon and Back
Dolly is the most honored female country performer of all time.
Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards,
she has had 25 songs reach number 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a
record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a
record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the
past 40 years. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections,
paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her Hall of Fame
career have reportedly topped a staggering 100 million records
world-wide. She has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music
Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music
Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music
Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award. Dolly was inducted as a
member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999. And the litany goes
Dolly’s career has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no
signs of slowing down. An internationally-renowned superstar, the
iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to
the worlds of music, film and television. Some of her hit films have
included Nine to Five, Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Rhinestone, Straight Talk, and Joyful Noise. Parton received two Oscar® nominations – one for writing the title tune to Nine to Five and the other for Travelin’ Thru from the film Transamerica.