Dolly Parton is the latest superstar artist to enter the lucrative world of NFTs.
The Dollyverse Project says it will be releasing an “exclusive selection of official and certified Dolly NFT collectibles.”
Parton joins a growing list of superstar artists releasing NFTs, including the likes Bob Dylan.
One of the most prominent in the room, however, is Snoop Dogg, who recently announced plans to film his newly acquired one death row records in a ‘NFT label‘, and is also involved in various other NFT projects.
Collectibles offered in the “Dollyverse” This includes limited edition NFTs of her coming soon Run, Rose, run Album and a limited series of Dolly-inspired NFT artwork for purchase during and after SXSW.
There will also be a livestream event at Dolly’s first-ever SXSW festival appearance on March 18th.
Personal attendees to Dolly’s performance can claim a free NFT, while fans streaming the event can also receive tokens authenticating their attendance.
The reveal of the Dollyverse ties in with the release of Dolly Parton’s original novel. Run, Rose, runco-written with author James Patterson, and the accompanying music album, Doll.
“There is almost nothing more important to me than connecting with my fans.”
Dolly Parton said: “There is almost nothing more important to me than staying in touch with my fans. And I’m almost always willing to try something new and different.
“I would say releasing NFTs on my very first SXSW gig, with James Patterson by my side, definitely counts as new and different!”
“Once again, Dolly is at the top of her craft.”
Danny Nozell, manager of Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton manager Danny Nozell added: “Once again, Dolly is at the top of her craft.
“Her goal with new music has always been to use her gifts to connect with people.
“This partnership with BCL at SXSW and the launch of ‘Dollyverse’ gives her a whole new way to do that.”
“[dolly] is a national treasure whose important contributions to the world extend beyond her incredible work as an entertainer.”
Scott Greenberg, BCL
Scott Greenberg, CEO of BCL, said: “I’m a huge Dolly Parton fan. who isn’t
“She is a national treasure whose important contributions to the world go beyond her incredible work as an entertainer.
“Dolly is a true pioneer who brings the highest level of quality, heart and authenticity to everything she touches. That’s why she’s the perfect person to introduce an easy-to-use Web3 experience to the mainstream audience that will live stream their SXSW event and give them the opportunity [to] owning and enjoying her music – not just the right to stream it – all designed to bring Dolly even closer to her fans.”
“Dolly Parton’s participation in SXSW 2022 fulfills one of our long-term goals.”
Hugh Forrest, SXSW
Hugh Forrest, SXSW Chief Programming Officer, said: “Dolly Parton’s attendance at SXSW 2022 fulfills one of our longstanding goals and we are absolutely thrilled to have her involved in this year’s event in such a unique way.
“Beyond her legendary status in the music industry, Dolly embodies the SXSW spirit by expanding her unique brand of creativity across many industries.
“Most importantly, Dolly serves as an inspirational and unifying role model for millions of fans from around the world – from different ages, professions and perspectives.”music business worldwide
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/dolly-parton-to-launch-the-dollyverse-a-web3-experience-offering-limited-edition-nfts1/ Dolly Parton is launching “Dollyverse,” a Web3 experience that offers “limited edition NFTs.”