Dolly Parton Reacts To Beyoncé’s Version Of “Jolene”

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Beyoncé’s highly anticipated country album has finally arrived!

Beyoncé’s latest project, which the artist revealed was inspired by a challenging encounter within the country music community, has been generating significant buzz ever since its announcement.

The anticipation intensified when her debut single from the album, “Texas Hold ‘Em,” claimed the top spot on the country charts, marking a historic milestone for Beyoncé.


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“The criticisms I faced when I first entered this genre forced me to propel past the limitations that were put on me,” Beyoncé said of the project.

RELATED: Beyoncé Reveals Track List For Country Album Including “Jolene” Cover

After Beyoncé released “Texas Hold ‘Em,” several country stars voiced their opinions.

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, Lainey Wilson expressed her admiration, telling Extra that she loves Beyoncé’s crossover into country music.

“The more the merrier,” she said. “I’m like, again, it’s about that storytelling. It’s just about making people feel at home…and everybody wants to feel at home.”

Dolly Parton also publicly shared her support online, declaring herself a “big fan” and expressing her excitement for the album.

“I’m a big fan of Beyoncé and very excited that she’s done a country album. So congratulations on your Billboard Hot Country number one single. Can’t wait to hear the full album! Love, Dolly.”


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Additionally, Maren Morris showed support for Beyoncé’s boldness. She encouraged her to “drag them” as she called out the country music industry for ostracizing her.

Dolly Parton has now shared her thoughts on Beyoncé’s rendition of “Jolene,” which is featured on the album.

“Wow, I just heard Jolene. Beyoncé is giving that girl some trouble and she deserves it!”


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Dolly’s post attracted numerous comments from fans. Many playfully joked about Jolene’s eternal spotlight, suggesting she can’t catch a break.

“Jolene hasn’t slept a wink since 1974.”

“Jolene flirted with the wrong man in 1973 and hasn’t known peace since.”

“It’s amazing. Jolene didn’t listen the first time and Beyonce is telling her ONE MORE TIME. Love you both. Please sing it together!”

“Jolene is shaking in her boots rn.”

When Dolly Parton gives her stamp of approval, you can bet it’s worth paying attention to!

Listen to Beyoncé’s cover of “Jolene” below!

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