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Dolly Parton Brings A Word Of Her Own To Popular Mobile Game Words With Friends

Dolly Parton Brings A Word Of Her Own To Popular Mobile Game Words With Friends

Zynga has announced that global superstar Dolly Parton, will contribute her own newly-coined word as “Word Of The Day” for Words With Friends: Songteller. This specially crafted word, describing Parton’s record-breaking career in music and life as a lyricist, also happens to be the title of her new lyric book.

“Dolly Parton is more than a musician. She is a source of inspiration, joy and comfort for people around the world, of all ages, and from every walk of life,” said Bernard Kim, President of Publishing for Zynga. “While there is no one phrase that can define this one-of-a-kind icon, we’re honored to add Dolly’s own word, Songteller, to our dictionary to celebrate her illustrious, distinctive life.”

Players who enter the game on October 23 can access a special video message from Parton explaining the meaning of “Songteller,” her specially coined description of her life and career in music.

In the game, fans will also be directed to Parton’s new talkshoplive channel where Parton will host a livestream at 6 p.m. ET on October 23rd, to share anecdotes from her life and memoir. Fans will have the opportunity to secure their copy of the book, which will officially launch on November 17, 2020.

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Parton is the most honored and revered female country singer-songwriter of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA-certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 26 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. She has garnered ten Grammy Awards and 49 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a 2020 win with for KING & COUNTRY for their collaboration on “God Only Knows”; 10 Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year; five Academy of Country Music Awards, also including a nod for Entertainer of the Year; four People’s Choice Awards; and three American Music Awards. In 1999, Parton was inducted as a member of the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame. Parton has donated over 143 million books to children around the world with her Imagination Library. Her children’s book, Coat of Many Colors, was dedicated to the Library of Congress to honor the Imagination Library’s 100 millionth book donation. From her “Coat of Many Colors” while working “9 to 5,” no dream is too big and no mountain too high for the country girl who turned the world into her stage.

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