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January 31, 2023 | Gold & Platinum

Dolly Parton Is Certified Gold

RIAA Surprises Iconic Entertainer with New Certifications

Pictured L-R: RIAA SVP Artist and Industry Relations Jackie Jones, CTK Management Danny NozellDolly, RIAA Chairman/CEO Mitch Glazier | courtesy of Dolly Parton

NASHVILLE, TN (January 31, 2023) – One can imagine most days for beloved icon Dolly Parton are “fine and dandy,” but recently the Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) added a little extra sparkle. RIAA Chairman/CEO Mitch Glazier and SVP Artist and Industry Relations Jackie Jones recognized more milestones in her illustrious career during a surprise moment in Nashville. Dolly was presented with plaques commemorating Gold certification of “Hard Candy Christmas” and “Faith” with Galantis featuring Mr. Probz. Watch here. 

“Thank you for creating music that continues to inspire generations and cultivates a culture of community. On behalf of the RIAA, it’s incredible to be able to personally congratulate you, Dolly!” said Mitch. 

“Well, this is a great day and these will sure look pretty in my music room,” said Dolly, “Of course I owe a lot to my manager Danny and our whole crew around here for moments like this.” Since 1958 the RIAA has been committed to celebrating the pinnacle of musical success through its Gold & Platinum Program. Explore certified titles throughout the last six decades here.

Erin D. D. Burr, RIAA |
Marcel Pariseau, Dolly Parton |