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Dolly Parton

1946 - Today

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Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I'm Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton's albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved commercial success again in the new millennium and has released albums on various independent labels since 2000, including her own label, Dolly Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dolly Parton has received more than 26,219,888 page views. Her biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Dolly Parton is the 89th most popular singer (up from 98th in 2019), the 608th most popular biography from United States (up from 622nd in 2019) and the 37th most popular American Singer.

Dolly Parton is most famous for her singing career. She is also a songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist.

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  • 26M

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  • 73.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Dolly Parton ranks 89 out of 3,541Before her are Salvatore Adamo, Celine Dion, Gigliola Cinquetti, Prince, Enrique Iglesias, and Jenny Lind. After her are Gwen Stefani, Kenny Rogers, Lys Assia, Diana Ross, Mercedes Sosa, and Morrissey.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Dolly Parton ranks 44Before her are Emerson Fittipaldi, Hassanal Bolkiah, Robert Fripp, Marina Abramović, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, and Talia Shire. After her are Oliver Stone, Jang Song-thaek, Arrigo Sacchi, Barry Gibb, Masoud Barzani, and Nicos Anastasiades.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dolly Parton ranks 608 out of 15,968Before her are Joel Schumacher (1939), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Jim Jarmusch (1953), George Eastman (1854), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), and Bill Russell (1934). After her are Gwen Stefani (1969), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Oliver Stone (1946), Oliver E. Williamson (1932), Owen Chamberlain (1920), and Eugene O'Neill (1888).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Dolly Parton ranks 37Before her are Billie Holiday (1915), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), and Prince (1958). After her are Gwen Stefani (1969), Kenny Rogers (1938), Diana Ross (1944), Donna Summer (1948), Roy Orbison (1936), and John Lee Hooker (1917).

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