Dolly Parton Receives 47 New Gold and Platinum Certifications From Around the Globe

by Hannah Heser

Country icon Dolly Parton is starting the new year off right. She received 47 new gold and platinum certifications from all over the world. Not bad for one of the best country music artists of all time. With the amount of success she’s had over the years, there are still a lot more surprises coming her way.

This right here is what every artist dreams of when they’re just starting out. And Dolly is one who got to live that dream. Doesn’t her success and dedication just make you want to follow your dreams?

She has a lot to celebrate with her recent accomplishment.

Dolly Parton Continues to Impress the World With Record-Breaking Certifications

According to Dolly Parton’s website, her platform marks three billion streams worldwide. Not bad for a seven-decade artist. If anyone should win this, it’s Dolly! In order to take in this incredible honor, she wrote a message on her website.

“I’ve often said that my songs are like my children, and I expect them to support me later in my life. Well, it looks like they are doing just that!”

Additionally, the United States isn’t the only country that is presenting Dolly with the honors. Other countries include the United Kingdom, Canada, and a few others, according to

Below you will find five of her new certifications.

  • 3 billion worldwide streams 2021
  • Ultimate Dolly Parton album 2021 – GOLD (US)
  • God Only Knows (with for King and Country) single 2020 – PLATINUM (US)
  • Jolene single 2021 2X – PLATINUM (US)
  • The Very Best of Dolly Parton album 2021 – GOLD (Australia)

Dolly Shares the Exciting News on Social Media

You didn’t think Dolly Parton would stop at her website, did you?

Earlier today, Dolly took the news to Instagram.

“I am so humbled to have been surprised with this incredible collection of certifications from around the world. I owe a big thank you to my fans, old and new, who continue to be there for me year after year. This is a wonderful year to kick off 2022!”

In addition to her post, fans from around the world flooded the comments.

Dolly Parton is a true country music legend, and rightfully so.