Dolly Parton on her 50th Grammy nod: 'It's always special'
FILE - Dolly Parton performs in concert on May 27, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. It's been 51 years since Dolly Parton earned her first Grammy nomination, and this year the national treasure who has won nine Grammys throughout her career is competing for her 50th honor. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – It's been 51 years since Dolly Parton earned her first Grammy nomination, and this year the national treasure who has won nine Grammys throughout her career is competing for her 50th honor. Parton's first Grammy nomination was at the 1970 show for “Just Someone I Used to Know,” a duet with Porter Wagoner. An updated version of “Jolene" won Parton and a cappella group Pentatonix a trophy.
Singer-songwriter David Olney dies after collapsing onstage while performing at Florida songwriters festival
David Olney, a folk singer who wrote songs recorded by Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris, died after suffering a heart attack while performing in Florida, his publicist said Sunday. Jill Kettles said Olney was on stage in Santa Rosa Beach on Saturday when he was stricken. Olney, a native of Rhode Island, was part of the music scene in Nashville, Tennessee, for decades and had recorded more than 20 albums. A biography of Olney on the 30A website said he incorporated a variety of styles in his music, including honky tonk and rock. Olney "tells marvelous stories, with characters who cling to the hope of enduring love," Harris said in a statement included in the release.cbsnews.com