Nashville Notes Thurs Dec 15 Dolly raises mucho money! Brad Paisley has a Christmas present for us/Blake joins Jimmy Kimmel

Sounds like Dolly Parton has raised some serious money for her Smoky Mountain home. The country legend’s Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund telethon Tuesday night has so far raised over $9 million in relief money to assist the East Tennessee communities that lost everything in the recent wildfires there, according to organizers. “I am overwhelmed ... Read More »

Nashville Notes Mon Dec 12 Carrie Underwood takes a flying leap/Maren wins/

Even though it’s been a moment since she’s had a country hit, Taylor Swift hasn’t forgotten where she came from. The pop superstar is giving $100,000 to help rebuild Sevier County, Tennessee, after the raging wildfires that devastated the area. The Academy of Country Music will match Taylor’s gift, giving another $100,000 to the effort. Kenny Chesney and the Country ... Read More »