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Dolly Parton Will Receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the CMAs

Celebrity Sightings In Los Angeles - October 03, 2016
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All those decades working “nine to five” seem to have paid off: Dolly Parton will be the first woman to win the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, which started at the Country Music Awards in 2012 — when it was given to, you guessed it, Willie Nelson — has since been bestowed upon Kenny Rogers and Johnny Cash. Parton, whom you and the rest of the world know for chart-topping songs like “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You,” has received nine CMA trophies in her career, including Entertainer of the Year. The award show will air on November 2 on ABC. It’ll be the CMA’s 50th anniversary.

Dolly Parton’s Career to Be Honored at CMAs