Dolly Parton reveals the reason WHY she repeatedly turned down offers to perform at Super Bowl halftime shows: 'I just didn't think I was big enough'

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Published: 00:10 EDT, 3 November 2023 | Updated: 00:10 EDT, 3 November 2023

Dolly Parton revealed she has been offered to execute astatine nan Super Bowl halftime show 'many times' but ever turned it down.

The 77-year-old state prima explained nan logic why she chose not to execute astatine football's biggest nighttime was because she 'didn't deliberation I was large capable to do that large of a production.'

In an question and reply with The Hollywood Reporter published connected Thursday, she said: 'I couldn't do it because of different things, aliases I conscionable didn't deliberation I was large capable to do it — to do that large of a production.'

The 10-time Grammy victor — who dazzled successful a Halloween-themed dress astatine a ribbon cutting for her manner accumulation complete nan play — continued: 'When you deliberation astir those shows, those are big, large productions. I've ne'er done thing pinch that large of a production.

'I don't cognize if I could have,' she added. 'I think, astatine nan time, that's what I was thinking.'

Legendary idea: Dolly Parton, 77, revealed she has been offered to execute astatine nan Super Bowl halftime show 'many times' but ever turned it down

In lieu of a halftime show, she said she would see doing 'a accumulation show' aft releasing her first stone medium Rockstar — which will driblet later this period connected November 17.

'It would make much sense,' she explained successful regards to nan halftime show — which will spot Usher headlining nan forthcoming Super Bowl show on February 11, 2024.

Since she will beryllium releasing her stone 'n' rotation album, she said she is unfastened to nan thought of doing a bigger performance.

'That mightiness change,' she said. 'I mightiness beryllium capable to do a accumulation show.'

While speaking to nan outlet, she besides revealed that she has turned down Elvis Presley earlier excessively erstwhile he wanted to grounds her deed song, I Will Always Love You.

She initially declined nan invitation to subordinate nan Rock and Roll Hall of Fame too, because she didn't consciousness fresh arsenic a state euphony performer.

'They're going to put maine successful nan Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and personification for illustration Meat Loaf aliases immoderate of these different awesome artists ne'er moreover made it? I didn't want to return distant from personification that has spent their life successful that world for illustration I had spent excavation successful state [music],' she recalled reasoning astatine nan time.

She said she yet accepted erstwhile she learned that location are a assortment of different artists successful nan Rock Hall because of their music's power astir nan world.

Declining offers: The state prima explained nan logic why she chose not to execute astatine football's biggest nighttime was because she 'didn't deliberation I was large capable to do that large of a production' 

Upcoming stone album: In lieu of a halftime show, she said she would see doing 'a accumulation show' aft releasing her first stone medium Rockstar — which will driblet later this period connected November 17

Another no: She initially declined nan invitation to subordinate nan Rock and Roll Hall of Fame too, because she didn't consciousness fresh arsenic a state euphony performer

Influential and inspired: She said she yet accepted erstwhile she learned that location are a assortment of different artists successful nan Rock Hall because of their music's power astir nan world. And being inducted into nan hallway of fame made her deliberation astir yet doing a stone 'n' rotation album

'But I still didn't consciousness awesome astir it,' she said. 'I still thought I needed to gain it.'

Being inducted into nan hallway of fame made her deliberation astir yet doing a stone 'n' rotation album.

'That's why I thought, "Well, timing is perfect. There's a existent logic for maine to do this stone 'n' rotation album,' she added. 'Here I americium a stone prima astatine 77.' 

Her highly-anticipated rolodex, Rockstar — which comprises of 30 stone classics and originals and galore euphony icons arsenic featured artists — Is group to beryllium released connected November 17. 

Some of her collaborations include: Paul McCartney, Elton John, Stevie Nicks, Sting, Joan Jett, Kid Rock, Emmylou Harris, Ringo Starr, Steven Tyler, Melissa Etheridge and more. 

On galore of her stone songs, she besides worked pinch Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, Lizzo, Pink, and Brandi Carlile. 


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