Parton Named Living Legend by Library of Congress

Dolly Parton will accept the Living Legend award from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday (April 14), and will perform at the ceremony. Past winners of this award include Johnny Cash, Ray Charles and Ralph Stanley. Chosen by the Library’s curators and subject specialists, the award recognizes individuals who have advanced or embodied the American ideal of individual creativity, conviction, dedication and exuberance.