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Amy Grant Lands Star On Music City Walk Of Fame

The Christian music star will be honoured for her contributions to Nashville's musical heritage, alongside local philanthropist Martha R. Ingram during a ceremony on 27 April (17). The pavement plaques will be...

Jane Fonda And Lily Tomlin Still Working On Dolly Parton Reunion

Longtime friends Jane and Lily joined forces for the comedy series on streaming service Netflix in 2015, and at the time, fans of their 1980 movie classic 9 to 5 were given hope...

Dolly Parton Mourning Death Of Longtime Manager

Don Warden, a noted steel guitarist, passed away on Saturday (11Mar17), and Dolly has issued a statement remembering the man she affectionately branded her "Mr. Everything". In a post on her website,...

Dolly Parton To Explore Ancestry In New Theatre Show

The Jolene singer, 71, told the story of her childhood in her TV film Coat of Many Colors, and now wants to tell the story of her family's past in Tennessee. Speaking...

Geri Horner Signs To Dolly Parton's Management

Geri Horner has signed to country music legend Dolly Parton's management CTK.The former Spice Girls singer - who was better known as Ginger Spice in the girl group - has been focused on relaunching her...

Alison Krauss: Dolly Parton Is 'Naturally Perfect'

Alison Krauss thinks Dolly Parton is ''so naturally perfect''.The 'Windy City' singer gushed about collaborating with the '9 To 5' hitmaker but admits it can be a bit of a ''Pandora's box'' trying to match...

Kimberly Schlapman: 'Baby Adoption Was Meant To Be'

The Little Big Town star announced Dolly Grace's arrival in a post on Instagram in January (17), when she shared a photo of her growing family, which also includes husband Stephen Schlapman and...

Lily Tomlin's Hilarious Life Advice

Lily Tomlin offered advice to aspiring actors as she picked up her SAG Life Achievement Award - and her tips included wear sunscreen and don't go out when drunk.The 77-year-old actress had the audience at...

Ill Jane Fonda Misses Lily Tomlin Tribute At The Sag Awards

Her 9 to 5 co-star Dolly Parton took the stage alone to present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Lily, explaining the veteran actress had the flu "or some kind of crud". "She...

Lil Tomlin Regrets Not Wearing Cher's Gown To The Oscars

The superstar turned heads when she wore the see-through gown to the 1980 Academy Awards and comedienne Tomlin thought it would be a hoot to wear the exact same outfit to Hollywood's big...

Jane Fonda And Dolly Parton To Present Lily Tomlin With Lifetime Achievement Award

The actress will be feted for her career and humanitarian efforts at SAG-AFTRA's 23rd annual SAG Awards on 29 January (17). Tomlin, Parton, and Fonda have remained close since starring in...

Alison Krauss Set To Release First Album In 17 Years

Alison Krauss is set to release her first album in 17 years.The 45-year-old singer - who has amassed an impressive 27 Grammy Awards across her career - will release 'Windy City' in March as well...

Why We're Thinking About Dolly Parton This Christmas

It's safe to say that 2016 hasn't been everyone's year, but one person who hasn't failed to put a smile on millions of people's faces is Dolly Parton. This year she's illustrated precisely everything we...

Dolly Parton: 'Christmas Turns Me Into A Kid Again!'

The country legend hasn't any children of her own but has plenty of young relatives to celebrate the festive season with. In the Parton household Christmas is all about fun whatever age you are. "In...

Dolly Parton Releases First Payouts To Tennessee Wildfire Victims

The country legend set up the Dollywood Foundation My People Fund in the wake of Sevier County, Tennessee, the area in which she grew up, being devastated last month (Nov16) by fires which...

Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon Raises Nearly $9 Million

The country music icon launched the My People Fund at the beginning of December (16) to raise much-needed funds for whole communities left homeless by the wildfires that hit areas of Tennessee in November. Dolly...

Dolly Parton's Country Telethon Raises Millions For Smoky Mountains Victims

Following the tragic wildfires that wiped out much of the Great Smoky Mountains tourist community in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and killed 14 people, Dolly Parton has reached out with a huge telethon campaign designed to raise...

Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Close Telethon With Islands In The Stream Duet

The country couple scored a big hit with the Bee Gees tune over three decades ago and they teamed up again to close the three-hour fundraiser for the victims of the Tennessee wildfires...

Dolly Parton Thanks Taylor Swift For Wildfire Cash As Telethon Begins

Dolly launched the My People Fund at the beginning of December (16) to raise much-needed funds for whole communities left homeless by the wildfires that hit areas of her native state, and Taylor...

Chris Young Launches Toy Drive For Wildfire Victims

Young has urged fans to donate unwrapped gifts to officials at the Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee this week, so they can be given to families left homeless by the blaze, which...

Cyndi Lauper & Don Mclean Join Dolly Parton's Star-studded Wildfire Telethon

The Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund event, scheduled for Tuesday (13Dec16) in Nashville, Tennessee will also feature appearances by and performances from Alabama, Ronnie Dunn, Jamey Johnson, Chris...

Taylor Swift Gifts $100,000 To Dolly Parton's Wildfires Recovery Fund

The Shake It Off hitmaker has embraced the season of giving by teaming up with officials at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) to match their $100,000 gift to Dolly's My People Fund,...

Chris Stapleton And Locash Added To Dolly Parton's Wildfires Telethon

The music icon has put together plans for a pair of fundraising events to boost her newly-established My People Fund, which aims to provide monthly donations of $1,000 (£790) to families who lost...

Kenny Rogers To Join Dolly Parton For Tennessee Wildfires Telethon

Rogers, who performed the hit Islands in the Stream with the country legend, and Reba will join Alison Krauss, among others for Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on...

Kenny Chesney Reaches Out To Fans To Help Victims Of Tennessee Fires

Huge areas of east Tennessee, where Chesney grew up, were ravaged by the blaze, which prompted mass evacuations and the brief closure of Parton's Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge. Dolly launched...

Dolly Parton To Host Charity Telethon For Tennessee Fire Victims

Dolly Parton is set to host a telethon to raise money for those affected by the Tennessee fires.The 70-year-old country legend has been busy raising money for the families whose houses were burnt down during...

Dolly Parton To Front Back-to-back Nashville-area Telethons For Wildfire Victims

As well as organising one charity bash to air live on 13 December (16) - to benefit those left homeless by fires near the site of her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge...

Dolly Parton Planning Telethon For Tennessee Wildfire Victims - Report

The country star was born and raised in the Great Smoky Mountains, where the blaze devastated homes last week (beg28Nov16), and she was forced to shut down her Dollywood theme park as firefighters...

Miley Cyrus Supports Dolly Parton's Charity Push To Help Fire Hit Families

Dolly launched the My People Fund through her Dollywood Foundation earlier this week (ends02Dec16), and now Miley has announced she'll be supporting the initiative via her Happy Hippie Foundation. "So proud that...

Dolly Parton Sets Up Fund For Tennessee Fires Victims

Country music icon Dolly Parton has set up a fund to help the victims of the recent wildfires that wreaked devastation upon Tennessee, and said that her charity will donate $1,000 a month to families...

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