talking with Get access to Hollywood on the Rock Hall red carpet, Parton was asked to comment Swift’s historic feat last week to become the first artist to claim the entire top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, led by Midnights single “Anti-Hero” at No. 1. Swift’s Midnights also blasted into No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the biggest week for any release in seven years.
“I love her,” said Parton, who was inducted into the Rock Hall on Saturday night (Nov. 5) using P!nk.
“I watched that news and I think it’s sensational,” he says Country icon said of Swift making Hot 100 history. “And congratulations to her – Taylor. I think she’s spectacular. Great writer and I love how she presents herself. She’s always been such a pro. I’ve admired her all these years.”
During Parton’s speech at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, she teased an upcoming rock album. She also treated the crowd to a new rock song that had her declaring, “I still got rock and roll down in my country soul.”
Parton also talked about her rock album on the red carpet and shared Get access to Hollywood“I did Elton John‘s song and I did ‘Open Arms’ – I got that Steve Perry will sing with me about it. Steve TylerI hope [to ask] … Hopefully I’ll just ask all the girls and guys to sing with me.”
See the interview clip below.