A First For Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton has a worldwide #1 album to celebrate. Parton’s new release Pure & Simple debuts at #1 not only in the U.S., but, also on the national country charts in Canada, U.K. and Australia. Dolly’s 43rd studio recording achieves #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with first-week sales of 20,000 units. This marks the first time Dolly has topped Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart in the 25-year history of SoundScan.


·       The new album lands the #11 slot on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart with a first-week total consumption of 21,000.

·       On Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums chart, the disc debuts at #1. In the UK, Pure & Simple enters the all-genre album sales chart at #2, behind Frank Ocean’s Blonde.


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