Dolly Parton withdrew her nomination to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, saying she didn’t feel she “got it right”.
The 76-year-old country legend was announced as one of the nominees for the year in February, along with 16 others, including Eminem, Carly Simon, Lionel Richie, Dionne Warwick, Pat Benatar, Duran Duran and Beck.
at statment On her social media accounts on Monday, she made it clear that she was removing herself from the ballot because she didn’t think she deserved to be considered at this time.
‘Dolly is here! Although I am very flattered and grateful to be nominated for the Celebrity Rock and Roll Award, I don’t feel like I earned that right,” she wrote. “I really don’t want votes to be split because of me, so I have to bow respectfully.”
Dolly Parton, 76, announced in a statement shared on social media Monday that she is withdrawing her nomination to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The country singer, whose career spanned five decades, made it clear that she is “extremely happy and grateful to be nominated,” but doesn’t feel she “got it right.”
Parton, inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999, added that she would like to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the future.
Parton, who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999, shared that she would like to be considered in the future if she made a rock album.
“I hope the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame understands and is willing to think of me again – if I deserve it,” she wrote. However, this inspired me to put out a great rock ‘n’ roll album sometime in the future, which is what I’ve always wanted to do!
‘my husband [Carl Dean] He is a complete stranger to rock ‘n’ roll, and he’s always encouraged me to do it. I wish all the nominees good luck and thank you again for the compliment. go ahead!’
Barton’s announcement comes less than two weeks after the release of her first novel, Run, Rose, Run and its accompanying album. She co-wrote the thriller about a runaway singer-songwriter with bestselling author James Patterson.
Barton has indicated that she does not want to take votes from the other candidates, including Eminem (left) and Carly Simon (right).
The country star also shared that she is now inspired to record a rock album, something her husband Carl Dean encouraged her to do years ago.
The famous singer’s career spanned more than five decades after the release of her debut album Hello, I’m Dolly in 1967.
She has 11 Grammy Awards, 50 nominations, a Lifetime Achievement Award under her belt, and a laundry list of other accomplishments.
Parton is primarily known as a country singer, but in recent years the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has taken to nominating and recruiting artists from other genres who have had an impact on popular music.
Artists must have released their first commercial recording at least 25 years before they qualify for induction.
Parton is primarily known as a country singer, but the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has nominated and recruited artists from other genres who have had an impact on popular music.
Barton’s announcement comes less than two weeks after the release of her debut novel, Rose, Run, which she co-wrote with James Patterson, and its accompanying album.
“This year’s ballot honors a diverse group of outstanding artists, each of whom has had a profound impact on the voice of youth culture,” said John Sykes, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, when announcing this year’s nominees.
Their music not only influenced generations, but also influenced the voices of countless artists who followed.
The Rock and Roll Volunteers of 2022 will be voted on by a panel of approximately 1,000 artists, industry members, journalists, historians, as well as fans.
The musicians with the highest votes will be announced in May before the induction gala in the fall.
Last year, singer Tina Turner, rapper Jay-Z, and female pop group The Go-Go’s from the ’80s were among those inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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