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Country icon Dolly Parton accepts induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Country icon Dolly Parton accepts induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Dolly Parton says she's "honoured and humbled" to accept her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The country music star initially resisted the honour - saying she hadn't earned "the right."

But she’s said on social media she will now accept the accolade "gracefully."

Eminem, Lionel Richie and Duran Duran have also been voted in.

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Speaking on Instagram, Parton said:

"I am honoured and humbled by the fact that I have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Of course, I will accept it gracefully."

"Thanks to everyone that voted for me and to everyone at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I will continue to work hard and try to live up to the honour."

"Love, Dolly"

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