Dolly Parton’s Christmas Album Debuts Atop Billboard’s Country & Holiday Album Charts

Country icon Dolly Parton has topped Billboard‘s Top Country and Top Holiday Album charts with the help of her latest holiday album, A Holly Dolly Christmas.

A Holly Dolly Christmas, Parton’s first holiday LP in 30 years, topped the charts dated October 17. The record, released on October 2, earned 27,000 equivalent album units in its first week, with 26,000 in album sales, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

“I am so proud and humbled to have my album reach No. 1 on the Billboard country and holiday charts,” Parton said. “Boy, what a great early Christmas present for me! Thanks to Billboard and the fans.”

A Holly Dolly Christmas is Parton’s third holiday-themed LP, after Home for Christmas and Once Upon a Christmas with Kenny Rogers.

Last week, Carrie Underwood‘s holiday album My Gift debuted atop the chart with 43,000 units.

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