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Dolly Parton Wants Elton Duet At Royal Wedding

Country icon Dolly Parton is keen to sing a duet with Sir Elton John at Britain's royal wedding later this month (Apr11).The singer has suggested her hit track I Will Always Love You would be...

Dolly Parton Loses Old Footage Collection

Dolly Parton has been left devastated after losing a collection of her early film and music material.With a career spanning six decades, Parton has an extensive back archive and she transferred some of the older...

Dolly Parton Worried Malibu Home Will Wash Into Sea

Country singer Dolly Parton is terrified her beachfront home in California will be swept out to sea after witnessing the power of the area's tides.The 65 year old adores her sea-view Malibu property but is...

Alison Krauss Reveals Greatest Song

Alison Krauss says 'Dimming of the Day' by the singer songwriter Richard Thompson is "one of the greatest songs for a woman to sing". Alison Krauss covers the track on her highly anticipated new album...

Dolly Parton Applauds Lady Gaga's Country Efforts

Dolly Parton has applauded Lady Gaga's first step into country music with her "great" and "wonderful" acoustic version of Born This Way.The Poker Face hitmaker thrilled fans by releasing a re-worked recording of her latest...

Alex Winston Wants To Go Country

Alex Winston wants to write country songs.The 'Locomotive' singer is best known for her offbeat pop tracks, but said she would like to write for other artists, and one day hopes to pen a country...

Tinie Tempah Writing Second Album

Tinie Tempah is hoping to have his second album out by October.The 'Written in the Stars' hitmaker is already working on the follow up to his debut 'Dis-covery' - released October 2010 - and while...

Kenny Rogers Set For 50-Year Celebration

Kenny Rogers will celebrate 50 years as an entertainer with a television special tonight.Kenny Rogers, the American singer-songwriter, will be honoured in tonight's television special titled, "Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years" to celebrate his...

Dolly Parton Launches Free Book Scheme

Country music superstar Dolly Parton has launched a project to make free books available to children in foster care across Scotland.The singer/songwriter developed the initiative as part of her Dollywood Foundation in her hometown of...

Parton's Love Song Tops Valentine's Day Country Poll

DOLLY PARTON's I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU has topped a romantic new poll to find the greatest country love songs of all time.The song, which hit the number one spot on the country music charts...

Parton & Andrews Receive Grammys For Lifetime Achievement

DOLLY PARTON, JULIE ANDREWS and punk rockers THE RAMONES were hailed at a pre-Grammy Awards celebration on Saturday (12Feb11) when they were presented with honours for lifetime achievement.The three icons were recognised by the U.S....

Dolly Parton To Make Birthday Visit To Musical In Chicago

DOLLY PARTON, the 65-year-old American country singer, is set to make a birthday appearance at a showing of '9 to 5 The Musical' in Chicago tonight (19th January 2011) according to the Chicago Sun Times....

Parton Planning Kids Musical

Country music superstar DOLLY PARTON is working on a new gospel-tinged children's musical about her upbringing in Tennessee.The singer/songwriter, who was the force behind 9 To 5: The Musical, has confirmed she's composing new music...

Gwyneth Paltrow Performs Duet With Cee-lo Green

Gwyneth Paltrow, the 38-year-old American actress who is currently starring as a washed up musician in her new film 'Country Strong', hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend (15th January 2011) and performed a duet...

Adele 'Saved' Bob Dylan?

Adele thinks she has "saved" Bob Dylan. The British singer and songwriter says the legendary 'Blowin' in The Wind' musician will profit hugely from her cover of his track 'Make You Feel My Love', and...

Andrews And Parton To Receive Lifetime Achievement Grammy Honours

Veteran entertainers DAME JULIE ANDREWS and DOLLY PARTON are set to be honoured with lifetime achievement Grammy awards by the U.S. National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.The icons will be hailed for their contributions...

Dolly Parton To Get Lifetime Achievement Grammy

Dolly Parton and Ramones will receive Lifetime Achievement Grammys.The country singer and the rock group will be honoured for their contribution to music, alongside 'Mary Poppins' singer and musicals star Dame Julie Andrews in a...

Miley Cyrus Recorded Smoking Legal High

Miley Cyrus has been filmed smoking a legal high.Video footage posted on the internet show the 18-year-old singer-and-actress inhaling smoke from a bong - a filtration device for smoking - at a party held at...

Dolly Parton Worries About Miley Cyrus

Dolly Parton thinks Miley Cyrus is being encouraged to act "trashy".The country music legend - who calls the star her honourary goddaughter - admitted she does not approve of the 18-year-old star's recent provocative stage...

Parton 'Proud' Of Dollywood Award

DOLLY PARTON is "proud" and "honoured" after Dollywood was named the world's best-run theme park.The singer, who set up the attraction in Tennessee in 1986, picked up the prestigious Applause Award at the International Association...

Parton Admires 'Smart, Beautiful, Incredible' Swift

DOLLY PARTON is full of praise for country music's bright new star TAYLOR SWIFT, branding the young singer "smart, beautiful" and "incredible" and insisting she has a 40-year career ahead of her.Swift has ruled the...

Parton 'Hurt' By 9 To 5 Reviews

DOLLY PARTON was extremely "hurt" by the negative reviews of 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, but the singer is adamant she was able to "learn" from the harsh criticism and she's pleased the show is...

Parton's Fears For Cyrus

DOLLY PARTON is not a fan of MILEY CYRUS' raunchy new image and fears the young star is "surrounded" by advisers who are steering her career in the wrong direction.The country legend has known Cyrus...

Tinie Tempah Ruins Chance Of Dolly Duet?

Tinie Tempah may have ruined his chance of duetting with Dolly Parton because he fancies her. The 'Written In The Stars' rapper has long been a fan of the surgically enhanced country singer - but...

Dollywood Theme Park Wins Industry's Biggest Award

DOLLY PARTON's theme park 'Dollywood' in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has won the industry's most prestigious award, and the 64-year-old country singer was on hand to pick up the honour in person, reports CNN.'Dollywood' boasts over...

Parton's Dollywood Named World's Best Theme Park

DOLLY PARTON's Dollywood has been awarded the 2010 Applause Award as the world's best-managed theme park.The country music legend picked up the honour at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo 2010...

Gwyneth Paltrow Gets Ready To Sing

Gwyneth Paltrow will sing live at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) next month. The actress - who is married to Coldplay singer Chris Martin - will be joined on stage by Vince Gill to...

Jones Releasing Star-studded Duets Album

Singer NORAH JONES is releasing a star-studded duets album featuring collaborations with artists including the FOO FIGHTERS, DOLLY PARTON and OUTKAST.The Come Away With Me hitmaker has recorded the new disc, titled ...Featuring, which includes...

Star-studded Gala For Nelson And Kristofferson

Veteran singers WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON were serenaded by DOLLY PARTON and LYLE LOVETT as they were each handed a top award at a country music gala on Sunday (29Aug10).The stars - along with...

Parton And Latifah To Make A Joyful Noise In Musical

Queen of country DOLLY PARTON is teaming up with QUEEN LATIFAH on the big screen - the pair will try to save a gospel choir from closure in new musical JOYFUL NOISE.The 64-year-old singer will...

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