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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....

The Things They Say 4163

"The only time you'd ever get me out of the house without make-up or being dressed is if my husband has had a heart attack." Country star DOLLY PARTON likes to ensure she always looks...

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,...

The Things They Say 4090

"If I see something sagging, bagging and dragging, I'm going to nip it, tuck it and suck it. It takes a lot of money to look this cheap." Glamorous country star DOLLY PARTON will do...

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...

The Things They Say 4088

"I'm not offended by all of the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb - and I'm also not blonde." DOLLY PARTON refuses to take personal criticism to heart....

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

Simpson Edited Out Of Parton Tribute

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON has asked producers to pull her portion of a tribute to DOLLY PARTON at the Kennedy Center Honors out of the upcoming televised show. Simpson drew unwanted attention earlier this month (DEC06)...

Parton Pledges Money To Hometown Hospital

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON has pledged $500,000 (GBP256,000) to a $90 million (GBP46 million) hospital and cancer centre in her home state of Tennessee. The JOLENE singer wanted to honour ROBERT F THOMAS, the...

Simpson Continues With Poor Performances

JESSICA SIMPSON is being criticised by her new movie co-stars for forgetting her lines on set, just days after she caused a sensation by forgetting the lyrics to a song during a tribute to country...

Simpson's Mother Furious With Her Parton Performance

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON's mother reportedly lashed out at her daughter in front of DOLLY PARTON and US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH after the pop star forgot the words to the country star's 9 TO 5...

Gracious Dolly Invites Jessica To Sing 9 To 5 Again - With Her

Country great DOLLY PARTON has more than forgiven JESSICA SIMPSON for forgetting the lines to her 9 TO 5 anthem during a Kennedy Center Honors tribute at the weekend - she has invited the pop...

Lost Cash Track Makes Its Way To Wagoner 25 Years Late

A lost JOHNNY CASH tune is to be featured on country legend PORTER WAGONER's new album - 25 years after the RING OF FIRE singer wrote it for his pal. Cash wrote COMMITTED TO PARKVIEW...

Simpson's Meltdown Caused By Faulty Dress

LATEST: Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON's poor performance at the Kennedy Center Honors event on Sunday night (03DEC06) was due to her faulty dress. Simpson performed the song 9 TO 5 during a tribute to DOLLY...

Simpson Re-tapes Rendition Of Song

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON was forced to re-tape her performance of DOLLY PARTON's hit 9 TO 5 late on Sunday night (03DEC06) after botching her first live run-through at the Kennedy Center Honors. The singer/actress, who...

Simpson In Tears After Tribute

JESSICA SIMPSON burst into tears last night (03NOV06) after forgetting the words to a DOLLY PARTON song she was performing during the Kennedy Center Honors event. Two years after sister ASHLEE's lip-syncing debacle on TV...

Lloyd Webber Honoured For Arts Contribution

British theatre composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber was one of five international stars honoured last night for his contribution to the arts.Other artists awarded the honour from the Kennedy Centre, a US organisation supporting...

By on 04 December 2006

Us Legends Honoured For Cultural Contributions

Producer STEVEN SPIELBERG was among a group of American showbiz legends who were honoured for their contribution to the arts last night.The Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington DC also bestowed accolades on...

By on 04 December 2006

Kennedy Center Honours Spielberg, Parton And Robinson

STEVEN SPIELBERG, DOLLY PARTON, SMOKEY ROBINSON, SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and ZUBIN MEHTA have been awarded Kennedy Center Honors for their lifetime contributions to the arts and American culture. US Secretary of State CONDOLEEZZA RICE...

Dolly Parton Picks Chenoweth To Play Her In Biopic

Former THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH is celebrating after being given the nod to play DOLLY PARTON in an upcoming biopic by the country legend herself. The actress/singer accepts she might be lacking in...

Keith Is Double Country Winner

Country star TOBY KEITH was the big winner at Saturday night's (04NOV06) Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Music Awards, after taking home two top accolades. His hit, AS GOOD AS I ONCE WAS, was named Country...

Country Music Publishing Pioneer Killen Dies

BUDDY KILLEN, who built the biggest country music publishing business in the world before selling it in 1989, has died. He was 73. Killeen, died Wednesday (01NOV06) of pancreatic cancer at his home in Nashville,...

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Jason Schwartzman - Interview

Jason Schwartzman took some time to discuss his new film as well as discussing the upcoming second season of 'Mozart's Jungle', and the potential of...

JK Rowling, Queen Of Twitter, Takes On Westboro Baptist Church

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The End Of The Tour - Trailer

David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg), a young novelist and writer for Rolling Stone magazine, spent five days with David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) over...

Jamie Foxx Remembers Mind Blowing First Meeting Of 'Quiet Dude' John Legend

The actor/musician couldn't believe he was a singer upon first meeting him.

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Nicki Minaj - The Night Is Still Young Video

Nicki Minaj has unleashed the video to her latest single 'The Night Is Still Young', taken from her US Rap and R&B Chart number one album 'The...

How Did Miley Cyrus Ensure Netflix Gave 'Grace and Frankie' A Second Season?

Netflix has renewed the comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin thanks in no small part to Miley Cyrus.

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