Dolly Parton’s ‘World on Fire’ Tops Rock Digital Song Sales Chart

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The song, nan lead azygous from Parton's first stone album, marks her first quality connected a Billboard stone chart.

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Dolly Parton astatine nan 58th Academy of Country Music Awards from Ford Center astatine The Star connected May 11, 2023 successful Frisco, Texas. Christopher Polk

Dolly Parton’s first rock-influenced medium is disconnected to a bully commencement connected Billboard’s charts, arsenic its lead single, “World connected Fire,” jumps to No. 1 connected nan Rock Digital Song Sales tally dated May 27.

In nan May 12-18 search week, “World connected Fire” sold 6,000 downloads successful nan United States, according to Luminate. That’s aft it moved 1,000 downloads successful its first time of release, May 11, sparking its No. 13 debut connected nan May 20-dated study (reflecting income May 5-11). At nan time, it became Parton’s first quality connected a Billboard stone chart.

In summation to its first afloat week of tracking, nan tune was besides bolstered by Parton’s capacity of it connected nan Academy of Country Music Awards precocious connected May 11, pinch that unrecorded video uploaded to Parton’s YouTube page May 12.

The way concurrently opens astatine No. 3 connected Country Digital Song Sales, Parton’s champion rank since her Kenny Rogers duet “Islands successful nan Stream” deed No. 2 successful April 2020 aft Rogers’ death.

“World connected Fire” besides ignites astatine Nos. 21 and 26 connected nan multi-metric Hot Rock Songs and Hot Rock & Alternative Songs charts, respectively. In summation to its download count, nan opus earned 1.5 cardinal charismatic U.S. streams May 12-18, arsenic good arsenic 98,000 power assemblage impressions.

It’s nan first sensation of Parton’s LP Rockstar, owed Nov. 17. The 30-song group features a people of collaborators, including Joan Jett, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Steven Tyler and more.

Parton recently chatted pinch NBC’s Today astir nan song, which she solely wrote and which touches connected nan divisive quality of politicians. “I conscionable really deliberation often that they interest much astir their statement than they do astir nan people,” she said, expressing dream that they – “All of ’em, immoderate of ’em ” – would “just do what we felt was nan correct point … what comes from nan heart.”

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