12/17/21 Nashville Minute

(Nashville, TN) — Dolly Parton is adding three more records to her illustrious career. On Thursday, she was awarded three Guinness World Records. She now has the records for females with the most decades, and No. 1 hits on the Billboard US Hot Country Songs chart. She’s spent seven decades on the chart with 25 number ones. She also broke the record for most hits to make it on the chart with 109 songs. Speaking to Guinness World Records, she said she’s grateful for everything that’s happened. The 75-year-old also said she’s going to continue for as long as she can.

(Undated) — Walker Hayes is among the stars who will perform at the 50th anniversary of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” event. He’ll be joined by Travis Barker, AJR, Big Boi, Avril Lavigne and many others. Ryan Seacrest is returning to host the east cost event, and Ciara will back to host the show in Hollywood. Jessie James Decker is returning for the third year as Powerball correspondent. The show will air live starting at 8 p.m. Eastern Time on ABC.

(Nashville, TN) — Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay and the Zac Brown Band are announced as the headliners of a New Year’s Eve party in Nashville. “New Year’s Eve Live! Nashville’s Big Bash” will air on CBS for the first time. Other performers include Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Brooks & Dunn. The event will air against ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” from New York City’s Time Square.

(Undated) — “1883,” starring Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, premieres Sunday on Paramount-Plus. It’s the prequel of the Emmy-nominated ‘Yellowstone’ series. The powerhouse couple will play James and Margaret Dutton, the patriarch and matriarch of the Dutton family. Actor Sam Elliott is also joining the superstar cast.

(Nashville, TN) — The Grand Ole Opry is welcoming four-time GRAMMY award-winning duo for King & Country. Their “Little Drummer Boy Christmas” special will take place at the Opry House in Nashville this Sunday. Tickets are on sale now.

(Undated) — There are several highly-anticipated country albums slated to be released in 2022. Walker Hayes’ ‘Country Stuff the Album’ is set to drop on January 21st, and Maddie & Tae’s ‘Through The Madness Vol. 1′ comes a week later. Joe Nichols’ “Good Day for Living’ and Dolly Parton’s ‘Run, Rose, Run’ are due out in February and March.