Dolly Parton Gets COVID Vaccine — All is Well in the Universe Now

Dolly Parton Gets COVID Vaccine — All is Well in the Universe Now

Last April news broke that Dolly Parton donated $1 million to Vanderbilt University’s coronavirus research.

Dolly posted the following message at the time…


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In response to the donation Vanderbilt University Medical Center released the statement “We are incredibly grateful to Dolly for believing in our doctors and researchers as we work hard to fight COVID-19.” 

Well, now that fight has paid off…as a vaccine has been produced, and the distribution of it has been rolling out over the last couple of months.

Now nearly a year after her financial pledge, Dolly is getting to benefit from it as she received the vaccine.

Dolly captured the moment she received the Moderna shot from Dr. Naji Abumrad. She even joked about changing the lyrics of her classic “Jolene” to “Vaccine” to fit the occasion.

Watch it here…

Feel free to sing Dolly’s new lyrics to her classic hit right here…

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Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Earlier this year Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard announced that while Florida Georgia Line would continue, both guys would also be venturing out to do their own musical projects. As their FGL song “Long Live” is knocking on the door to number-1, Tyler is also climbing the chart with Tim McGraw and their duet “Undivided.”

Now, Brian is giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his solo project – he shared, “There’s a new kind of cowboy in town…who’s ready to ride this wave? Can’t wait for y’all to hear this new music.”

Brian also made some news in announcing that he’s partnering with Warner Music Nashville when it comes to any future solo projects he has, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everyone who has helped me on my journey to get here. I’m humbled to team up with Warner Music Nashville to take the music I’ve been dreamin’ and schemin’ up to the next level. This is just the beginning of a whole new adventure. My vision for what’s next is a vibe and state of mind – get ready to ride the wave with ya Beach Cowboy, y’all!”

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