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Yusuf Returns With Mccartney And Parton

Muslim pop star YUSUF ISLAM has recruited PAUL MCCARTNEY, DOLLY PARTON and MICHELLE BRANCH for his latest album. Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, returned to the music scene in 2006 after a 28-year absence, and the...

Parton To Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall Of Fame

Legendary country star DOLLY PARTON will be inducted into the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Hall of Fame in February (09). The 9 to 5 singer will join Grammy-winning singer songwriter Michael W. Smith, Dr. Bobby...

Dolly Plans Ahead For Life Story Musical And Movie

Country star DOLLY PARTON has confirmed she's writing a movie and musical about her own amazing life - and she'll play herself on the big screen. The singer/actress, who is receiving rave reviews in Los...

Parton Wows Critics With 9 To 5 Musical

Country music singer DOLLY PARTON has lived up to her legendary status after her stage adaptation of hit movie 9 TO 5 received rave reviews. The show opened at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on Saturday...

Parton Goes To Bed In Make-up

DOLLY PARTON goes to bed fully made-up and with her wig by her bed whenever she's staying in New York or Los Angeles - so she'll always look good if there's a hotel evacuation. The...

Parton: 'Wagoner Was A Male Chauvinist Pig'

DOLLY PARTON had no problems playing sexually harassed DORALEE RHODES in the original 9 TO 5 movie - because her former boss, late country icon PORTER WAGONER, was a "male chauvinist pig". The singer has...

Parton Reunites With Fonda + Tomlin For 9 To 5 Stage Debut

Country legend DOLLY PARTON was joined by her NINE TO FIVE co-stars JANE FONDA and LILY TOMLIN at the opening night of her stage musical adaptation of the hit movie. The show opened at Los...

Parton Sick Of Death Stories

DOLLY PARTON is sick and tired of reports of her demise - because every death story upsets her family. The country star has been at the centre of a number of tragic stories this year...

Parton Saves The Show On Musical's Opening Night

DOLLY PARTON stunned fans at the opening night of her musical 9 TO 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday (9Sep08), by stepping up and performing live when a technical glitch brought the show to a...

Simpson Praises Parton's Influence On Country Album

JESSICA SIMPSON credits singing legend DOLLY PARTON with the critical acclaim of her country music album - because the icon's intervention helped her record better songs before its release. Simpson and Parton collaborated on the...

Another Wait For 9 To 5

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON's much-anticipated 9 TO 5 musical has suffered another setback due to technical issues. The stage adaptation of the cult film was scheduled to open for previews at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on...

Simpson Almost Quit After Parton Mistake

JESSICA SIMPSON was on the verge of hanging up her microphone in 2006 after she botched her performance at a DOLLY PARTON tribute. The star ran off stage in tears after abruptly ending Parton's song...

Dolly Has To Wait For 9 To 5

The debut of DOLLY PARTON's 9 TO 5 musical has been put on hold due to technical issues. The stage spectacular was expected to open for previews at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre on 3 September...

Dolly Is Not Dead

Contrary to online reports, country star DOLLY PARTON isn't dead! Rumours suggesting the Jolene singer had died of congestive heart failure started circulating over the weekend (22-24Aug08), but the star has laughed them off. The...

Romijn Plans Baby Tribute To Parton

Model-turned-actress REBECCA ROMIJN is planning the ultimate tribute to her heroine DOLLY PARTON - she'll name one of her twins after the country music icon. The X-Men star recently met Parton at her Tennessee themepark...

Bryan Ferry To Be Named 'Icon'

Singer Bryan Ferry is to be named an icon by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) at an awards ceremony in London, it has been announced.BMI said the icon status is given to songwriters who have bestowed...

By on 11 August 2008

Parton Unveils Nine To Five The Musical

DOLLY PARTON has written a Broadway musical version of her hit comedy movie NINE TO FIVE. The show will open at New York's Marquis Theater next spring (09), and will feature the song Parton wrote...

Parton Sets Up U.k. Office To Deal With Book Demand

Country star DOLLY PARTON has been forced to set up a U.K. office in a bid to cope with the demand for free books from her children's literacy scheme. The 61-year-old launched the pre-school literacy...

Parton Won't Be Playing Glastonbury

DOLLY PARTON will not be making a surprise performance at British music festival Glastonbury, her representative has confirmed. The country queen was rumoured to be a last-minute addition to the line-up at this weekend's (27-29Jun08)...

Parton Fuming Over Howard Stern Audiobook Smear

DOLLY PARTON is furious with satellite radio shock jock HOWARD STERN after he broadcast what he claimed was a segment from her online audiobook on his show. The clearly-doctored audio manipulated her speaking voice to...

Parton Mourns Rambo Death

DOLLY PARTON has paid tribute to DOTTIE RAMBO after learning of the gospel star's death in a Mother's Day tourbus accident on Sunday (11May08). The singer/songwriter, real name Joyce Rambo, died when her bus crashed...

Parton Took Advantage Of Her Sexuality

Country star DOLLY PARTON was fully aware of her effect on men from a young age - and has unashamedly used her sexuality to her advantage throughout her career. The singer insists she never slept...

Kerry Katona: Kylie Would Be A Great Mum

Former pop star KERRY KATONA has revealed she thinks pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE would make a great mum.The former celebrity mum of the year's comments followed an announcement by Kylie that she may never settle...

By on 23 April 2008

Parton Struggled To Be Accepted For Looks

Country legend DOLLY PARTON had to work twice as hard as her chart competitors to break into the music industry - because no one took her appearance seriously. The glamorous singer admits she turned heads...

Parton Plans Cosmetics Line

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is set to launch a cosmetics line as part of a busy 2008 schedule. The always well made-up singer/songwriter is hoping to share her cosmetics tips with fans, accepting she's as...

Parton Plans Cosmetics Line

Country legend DOLLY PARTON is set to launch a cosmetics line as part of a busy 2008 schedule. The always well made-up singer/songwriter is hoping to share her cosmetics tips with fans, accepting she's as...

Dolly Sets Sights On West End Musical

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON is desperate to bring her 9 to 5 musical to London's West End, because U.K. audiences are "great". The Dollywood legend is set to launch her first musical, based on her...

Parton Recovers From Back Injury, Plays Star-studded Gig

Country legend DOLLY PARTON put her recent back problems behind her to play a celebrity-packed record release party on Friday (28Mar08) night. The veteran singer took the stage at The Roxy and performed hits including...

Parton Plays Down Crippling Breasts Speculation

Country legend DOLLY PARTON has dismissed reports her huge breasts are crippling her, insisting she's used to carrying around her large chest. The 9 To 5 singer, famous for her busty image, was forced to...

Parton Wants To Be A Tv Chef

Country legend DOLLY PARTON wants to teach America how to cook her favourite Southern food. The Tennessee-native is proud of her roots, and the cuisine she grew up eating - so now the 62-year-old wants...

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