Dolly Parton is a Grammy Award-winning country music singer/songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. To date, she remains one of the most successful female country artists, with 25 number-one singles (a record for a female country artist) and 42 top-10 country albums (a record for any country artist).She is known for her distinctive mountain soprano, sometimes bawdy humor, flamboyant dress sense, and her small waist and large chest.