Dolly Parton will not be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but not because she didn't get the votes.

While inductees aren't scheduled to be announced until spring, Parton has bowed out of the running, stating that she doesn't feel she's worthy.

"Even though I am extremely flattered and grateful to be nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I don't feel that I have earned that right," she says on social media.

"I really do not want votes to be split because of me," she adds.

The Country Music Hall of Fame singer was one of 17 nominees for the Class of 2022, alongside Beck, Pat Benatar, Kate Bush, Devo, Duran Duran, Eminem, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, Fela Kuti, MC5, New York Dolls, Rage Against the Machine, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, A Tribe Called Quest and Dionne Warwick.

Voting has already begun.

"I do hope the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will understand and be willing to consider me again — if I'm ever worthy," she writes. "This has, however, inspired me to put out a hopefully great rock 'n' roll album at some point in the future, which I have always wanted to do."

Parton has been very busy in 2022. Last Monday she hosted and performed at the 2022 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, and also released a book called Run, Rose, Run with author James Patterson. She also appeared in a Super Bowl ad in January, and later this week she'll give her first-ever SXSW performance.

To close her note, the 76-year-old singer reveals that her husband, Carl Dean, is a "total rock 'n' roll freak" who has always encouraged her to make a rock album.

"I wish all of the nominees good luck and thank you again for the compliment. Rock on!" she says.

See Dolly Parton's Longtime Nashville Home

Dolly Parton and Carl Dean owned this 4,795 square-foot residence in Nashville from 1980 until 1996. While it's not the lavish mansion one might expect one of the biggest country stars of all time to have lived in, it's a beautiful home that's also a one-of-a-kind piece of country music history.

Built in 1941. the house features four bedrooms and three bathrooms, and the wooded, 2.4-acre property also features a detached storage building. Amenities in the stucco home also include an eat-in kitchen, carport, covered porch and patio, deck, a master bedroom with a walk-in closet, a great room large enough for plenty of games and entertainment and dual heating and cooling units.

12 Rarely Seen Photos of Dolly Parton In the '70s

Dolly Parton was a really, really big star in the 1970s, so when she showed up to party, famous people gathered around her. The country music icon was a must-see act on both coasts, and photos not included in this illustrious gallery feature her dancing at Studio 54 and performing across the world. 

These 12 rarely seen photos of Dolly Parton from the 1970s give you a look at what her life — and celebrity life in general — was like 40 to 50 years ago. There are a few country stars included in these pics, but mostly this list is filled with unexpected moments with other stars you'll recognize.

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