Dolly Parton Congratulates Taylor Swift for Making Sizzling 100 Chart Historical past – Billboard


Dolly Parton took a second exterior her Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction to reward a fellow feminine famous person, Taylor Swift.

Talking with Entry Hollywood on the Rock Corridor crimson carpet, Parton was requested to touch upon Swift’s historic feat final week of being the primary artist to assert the whole high 10 on the Billboard Sizzling 100, led by the Midnights single “Anti-Hero” at No. 1. Swift’s Midnights additionally blasted in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the largest week for any launch in seven years.

“I like her,” mentioned Parton, who was inducted into the Rock Corridor Saturday evening (Nov. 5) with the assistance of P!nk.

“I noticed that on the information and I believe that’s sensational,” the nation icon mentioned of Swift making Sizzling 100 historical past. “And congratulations to her — Taylor. I believe she’s spectacular. Nice author, and I like how she presents herself. She’s at all times been such a professional. I’ve admired her all these years.”

Throughout Parton’s speech on the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction, she teased an upcoming rock album. She additionally handled the viewers to a brand new rock track that had her declaring: “I nonetheless bought rock and roll down in my nation soul.”

Parton spoke of her rock album on the crimson carpet as properly, telling Entry Hollywood, “I did Elton John‘s track and I did ‘Open Arms’ — I bought Steve Perry gonna be singing wtih me on that. Steve Tyler, I’m hoping [to ask] … Hopefully I’m gonna simply ask all the women and the blokes to sing with me.”

Watch the interview clip beneath.

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