Dolly Parton Loves Lil Nas X’s Cover of “Jolene”

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The multi-talented icon Dolly Parton has mentioned that she has heard and enjoyed the “Industry Baby” singer’s cover of “Jolene.” Lil Nas X threw a powerful performance three weeks ago at the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. 

“I was so excited when someone told me that Lil Nas X had done my song ‘Jolene.’ I had to find it and listen to it immediately…and it’s really, really good,” wrote Dolly. “Of course, I love him anyway. I was surprised, and I’m honored and flattered. I hope he does good for both of us. Thank you @lilnasx \”

In response to Dolly’s tweet, Lil Nas X replied: “HOLY S—.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 13: Lil Nas X attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

The cover video was dropped on September 21, and it accumulated a total of 2.3 million views with tons of positive comments.