In an appearance on BBC America’s Graham Norton Show, Cyrus remembered the old-fashioned way that her godmother asked her to sing 'Christmas Is' on her album, which also features Michael Bublé, Willie Nelson and even her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. "She faxed me," the pop star admitted during the interview, correcting the host after her made a reference to Parton calling her to to ask her for the collaboration. "So, she gets upset when you don't respond. And it's like, 'I'm sorry, I don't ... I don't even know. Half the people watching your show might not even know what a fax machine is."
Thankfully, Billy Ray owns a fax machine that he keeps in a gym. "Because my dad also — my dad has two Blackberries, from like, 2005, and he says two Blackberries equal an iPhone, which is not true, but he's also one of those. Dolly reached out about doing a Christmas record with her.”
"Only for Dolly Parton do you sing a Christmas carol in July. But she makes physical records, and so she had to get it turned in, and so I was singing about Christmas in the middle of LA summer," the singer continued. "And only for Dolly."
A Holly Dolly Christmas dropped on October 2.
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