KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Dolly Parton has had a successful 2018 so far. Ahead of Parton's 72nd birthday Friday, Sony Music announced that since the year began she has received honors from the Emmys, Guinness World Records and the Recording Industry Association of America. “What a fantastic way to start off a new year,” said Parton in the release. “By being honored by the Emmys, RIAA and Guinness World Records folks! I am so flattered and proud!"