Country music legend Dolly Parton has announced a surprise new music release on her 78th birthday today.

The singer-songwriter took to social media to share the news with her fans, promising to "give you a present" in the form of new music.

In a video posted on her social media accounts, Parton revealed that she has been working on new music and that she plans to release it as a surprise for her fans on her 78th birthday.

However, she did not provide any details about the new music, but she promised that it would be a "present" for her fans.