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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

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 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...

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...

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