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Parton Film Takes To The Stage

The stage version of DOLLY PARTON's 1980 hit movie 9 TO 5 will open at a theatre in Los Angeles next year (08). The show - which has a score written by the country...

Dolly Afloat At Thanksgiving Parade

Country queen DOLLY PARTON will kick off the holidays by fronting the annual MACy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on 22 November (07). The Jolene singer will perform her new single Better Get To Livin' on the...

Parton Pays Tribute To Wagoner

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON has paid tribute to her former mentor PORTER WAGONER. The Jolene star - who was a frequent collaborator of Wagoner's - regularly visited the country music icon in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital...

Parton Pays Visit To Wagoner

LATEST: DOLLY PARTON has visited her former mentor PORTER WAGONER in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital, and pledged to sing with him upon his return to the limelight. The Jolene star - who is a frequent...

Parton Won't Play American Idol Judge

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has turned down the chance to join the judges on AMERICAN IDOL - because she simply can't be mean to wannabes. The Jolene singer will take part in a tribute to...

Mel B To Dance With The Stars

Mel B has signed up to be one of the 12 celebrities taking part in the US show Dancing with the Stars.Although recent headlines about her have been dominated by her previous relationship with actor...

By on 30 August 2007

Parton Goes It Alone With New Record + Label

Country legend DOLLY PARTON will release her next album on her own label after landing a new deal to become the only signing to Dolly Records. The new company will be managed by the singer's...

Parton Becomes A Girl Scout

Country singing legend DOLLY PARTON had a childhood dream come true this weekend (15Jun07) - she was made a Girl Scout. The 61-year-old Jolene hitmaker was made a lifelong Girl Scout member in front of...

Wireless Festival Kicks Off

The Whites Stripes pulled the curtain down on the first night of the O2 Wireless Festival at Hyde Park last night.Jack and Meg White performed with screens set up behind them showing themselves and the...

By on 15 June 2007

The White Stripes Return With Intimate UK Gig

The White Stripes returned to the UK yesterday to play an intimate gig at the Rivoli Ballroom in south-east London. Jack and Meg White had earlier played an acoustic set to a group of old-aged...

By on 13 June 2007

Parton Hailed For Her Songwriting

Country music icon DOLLY PARTON has been honoured for her contribution to music at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony last night (07Jun07). The Jolene star, already a member of the Hall of Fame, was...

Parton Dismisses Weight Problem Stories

Country singer DOLLY PARTON has blasted reports she is dangerously thin as "bulls**t". The 61-year-old Jolene star is fed up with reading stories about her losing weight, and insists she's perfectly healthy. She says, "It's...

Parton Pays Tribute To Country Doctor

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON lavished praise on the doctor who brought her into the world at a benefit concert in her native Sevier County, Tennessee, on Sunday (20May07). The Jolene singer was raising money...

Fonda Wants Nine To Five Sequel

JANE FONDA is desperate to reunite with DOLLY PARTON and LILY TOMLIN for a sequel to hit 1980 film Nine To Five, but claims 20th Century Fox is stopping it from being made. The movie...

Parton To Reteam With Wagoner For Tribute Show

Country legend PORTER WAGONER is to reteam with DOLLY PARTON, the busty blonde he discovered, to celebrate his 50 years in the music business. Parton and Patty Loveless and others will pay tribute to Wagoner...

A Christmas Story Director Dies In Car Crash

ROBERT CLARK, the man who made classic holiday movie A CHRISTMAS STORY, has been killed in a California car crash. The 67-year-old director and his son, 22, were both killed when the Infiniti they were...

Parton Jokes About Dreaming Up Lesbian Lovers

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON has left fans in Europe questioning her sexuality after revealing she'd prefer to sleep with a "hot young woman" than her husband CARL DEAN. The JOLENE singer has been opening...

Bee Gees To Be Honoured As Icons

Music icons the BEE GEES are set to be honoured at the Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Music Awards later this year (07). The STAYIN' ALIVE stars, who have won a total of 109 BMI awards...

Parton Honoured At London's Square Of Fame

Country music superstar DOLLY PARTON was entered into London's Wembley Square of Fame yesterday (25MAR07), with the unveiling of a plaque of her handprints. The JOLENE singer, who revealed the plaque in a commemorative ceremony...

Parton Content On Three Hours Sleep

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON only needs three hours sleep to function during the day. The JOLENE hitmaker, 61, claims much of her inspiration comes from when she wakes during the early hours of the morning....

Parton Insecure About Her Teenage Looks

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON transformed herself into a blonde bombshell because she was so insecure about her looks when she was growing up. The JOLENE hitmaker, 61, has worked hard to perfect her glamorous,...

Parton Dissatisfied With Career Success

Country music queen DOLLY PARTON craves greater career success, despite 26 number one songs, seven Grammys and 100 million record sales around the globe. The 61-year-old is desperate to become the biggest artist the world...

Brenda Lee Returns With Gospel Duets Album

Reclusive rock `n' roll star BRENDA LEE is heading back into the limelight with a new album of gospel duets. The singer, dubbed Little Miss Dynamite, has teamed up with country stars like DOLLY PARTON,...

Country Stars Call For Vintage Performance Preservation

LEANN RIMES has joined a host of fellow country music stars to petition for better preservation of vintage country performances. The singer kicked off the The Soul of Country, this year's (07) Grammy Foundation Music...

Parton Picks Unknown To Play Doralee In Nine To Five Musical

DOLLY PARTON has handpicked a little-known Kentucky singer to play the sassy secretary she played in cult movie NINE TO FIVE when the film tours America as a musical this year (07). The country queen...

Minogue Seals Comeback By Topping Gay Icon Poll

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE has cemented her comeback after being hailed the greatest gay icon of all time. Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 in the middle of the Australian leg of her...

Simpson: '2006 Taught Me Who I Am'

JESSICA SIMPSON is refusing to turn her back on a turbulent 2006, insisting the last 12 months have taught her more about herself than any other experiences to date. The pop star and actress enjoyed...

Dolly Named Top Tennessean

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has been named the Tennessean of the Year by Nashville's largest daily newspaper. The JOLENE singer was recognised for her music and her charity work. Parton told The Tennessean newspaper that...

Simpson Slams Kennedy Center Reimbursement Reports

JESSICA SIMPSON's father/manager JOE has hit back at reports he is furious that the Kennedy Center won't reimburse him for $15,000 (GBP7,700) in stylist's fees after his daughter was cut from a tribute to country...

Simpson Drops Parton Tribute

Jessica Simpson pulled out of a tribute to Dolly Parton after fluffing her lines, it has been revealed.The buxom blonde figure was to sing 9 to 5 to the more legendary buxom blonde Parton at...

By on 22 December 2006

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