'Dolly Parton Receives $100m Award From Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

$100m Award From Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Now, Dolly

Parton has been feted with a $100 million award from Amazon executive chairman Jeff Bezos for

Each awardee

is expected to direct the sum to “the charities that they see fit,” adds Sanchez

She gives

with her heart, what she’s done for kids, and literacy and so many other

” She will

“put this $100 million award to great use helping so many people,” he continues

And I

know that I’ve always said, I try to put my money where my heart

In a

record-smashing music career spanning six decades, Parton has written roughly 3,000 songs and recorded more than 50

Parton’s “living

legend” status extends well beyond the world of music

The 76-year-old

Tennessee native has founded a string of charities including the Dollywood Foundation, which focuses on

During her

speech at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Nov

5, 2022

at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, she teased an upcoming rock album

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