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Dolly Parton Planning Telethon For Tennessee Wildfire Victims - Report

The country star was born and raised in the Great Smoky Mountains, where the blaze devastated homes last week (beg28Nov16), and she was forced to shut down her Dollywood theme park as firefighters...

Miley Cyrus Supports Dolly Parton's Charity Push To Help Fire Hit Families

Dolly launched the My People Fund through her Dollywood Foundation earlier this week (ends02Dec16), and now Miley has announced she'll be supporting the initiative via her Happy Hippie Foundation. "So proud that...

Dolly Parton Sets Up Fund For Tennessee Fires Victims

Country music icon Dolly Parton has set up a fund to help the victims of the recent wildfires that wreaked devastation upon Tennessee, and said that her charity will donate $1,000 a month to families...

Dolly Parton Starts Fund For Tennessean Wildfire Victims

The 70-year-old singer is famous for her philanthropic efforts and has now turned her attention to those whose homes were ravaged in fires earlier in the week (beg28Nov16). Her new My People Fund will give...

Dolly Parton To Donate $1000 A Month To Families In Tennessee

Dolly Parton will donate $1000 per month for six months to families affected by the Tennessee wildfires.The 70-year-old singer has announced plans to make the donations through her Dollywood Foundation as well as her various...

Dolly Parton's Themepark To Re-open After Fire Scare

The city of Gatlinburg and areas of Pigeon Forge, where Dollywood is located, were engulfed in thick smoke on Monday night (28Nov16), as the fires spread from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park,...

Dolly Parton Joins Goddaughter Miley Cyrus For Tv Sing-along

Parton and Miley, who is a judge on the show, hit the stage for a performance of Jolene with vocal quintet Pentatonix. Earlier in the show, Parton joined Jennifer Nettles and The...

Dolly Parton Nearly 'Froze To Death'

Dolly Parton and her family nearly ''froze to death'' when she was younger. The 70-year-old country singer has revealed her brood nearly tragically perished one winter when it snowed particularly hard trapping them in their...

Dolly Parton's Dad Got Rid Of Tv Gift When Locals Turned Home Into Viewing Station

The country icon grew up dirt poor in rural Tennessee and she had to buy her family its first television on credit, because her parents refused to have one in the house....

Dolly Parton 'Heartbroken' As Wildfires Threaten Dollywood Attraction

The city of Gatlinburg and areas of Pigeon Forge, where Dollywood is located, were engulfed in thick smoke on Monday night (28Nov16), as the fires spread from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park,...

Dolly Parton's Theme Park Is Evacuated Over Fire

Dolly Parton's theme park had to be evacuated after a series of wildfires ripped through Tennessee on Monday (28.11.16).The 70-year-old country legend is ''heartbroken'' that people have been forced to flee their homes in and...

Dolly Parton Marks Book Drive Milestone With College Scholarship

The country legend established her Imagination Library charity in 1995 to help boost literacy among kids in her native Tennessee. It quickly expanded to help communities across the U.S. and has since...

Faith Hill Resting Up At Home After Foot Surgery

The country star posted a shot of herself reading Dolly Parton's recent InStyle magazine interview with Reese Witherspoon while laid up in bed, nursing a bandaged right foot. She added the caption:...

Dolly Parton Wanted To 'Boohoo And Cry' Watching Tv Movie

Following the success of her 2015 TV movie Dolly Parton‘s Coat of Many Colors, which was inspired by her 1971 song of the same name, a sequel was made called Dolly Parton’s Christmas...

Cliff Richard: 'I'd Be Happy To Headline Glastonbury'

In recent years, "retro" acts such as Lionel Richie and Dolly Parton have graced the stage at the annual world-famous music event, and Cliff is the latest name to have been linked to a slot...

Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood To Headline Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Bash

The pair will join Dolly Parton, Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, Josh Groban, Tori Kelly, and Sarah MCLachlan at America's biggest switch-on party. Garth and Trisha will be performing songs from their new...

Reese Witherspoon's Dolly Daydream

Reese Witherspoon used to want to be Dolly Parton when she grew up.The 'Sweet Home Alabama' actress has always been a huge fan of the country singer and even felt she shouldn't have to take...

Dolly Parton Thinks It Was 'Sweet' Of Reese Witherspoon To Design A Bag Inspired By Her

Dolly Parton thinks it was ''sweet'' of Reese Witherspoon to design a bag inspired by her. The 40-year-old actress - who launched her fashion range Draper James in 2015 - designed the Dolly Vanderbilt Tote...

Reese Witherspoon: 'I Wanted To Be Dolly Parton When I Grew Up'

The Legally Blonde star's music career didn't exactly take off, but her acting dreams became a reality and she tells her heroine Dolly in a new InStyle interview she always knew she'd be...

Garth Brooks Named Entertainer Of The Year

Garth Brooks was named Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards on Wednesday (02.11.16).The 54-year-old singer beat off competition from Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban and 2015 title holder Luke...

Dolly Parton: 'I Fight Illiteracy For My Father'

The 70-year-old country music legend established her charity the Imagination Library in 1995 to help boost literacy among kids, and the issue is hugely personal for the Jolene star due to her upbringing in rural...

Women Rule Country Music's New Nielsen Chart

Marketing experts at Nielsen have tracked the stars who have become country's biggest trendsetters and tastemakers, and Underwood tops the list, just ahead of Reba. As well as the hits, Carrie also...

Green, Green Grass Of Home Songwriter Curly Putman Dies Aged 85

Putman is best remembered for penning classic songs for the likes of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Chet Atkins, including the classics Green, Green Grass of Home and D-I-V-O-R-C-E. He died on October...

Dolly Parton Releasing Coat Of Many Colors Children's Book

The story centres on a young mountain girl whose mother makes her a coat out of rags because the family cannot afford to buy her one, and comes from a real story from...

Kylie Minogue Won't Marry Until Same-sex Marriage Is Legal In Oz

Kylie Minogue and her fiancé Joshua Sasse will not marry until same-sex marriage is legal in her native Australia.The couple announced their engagement in February this year after five months of dating and the 28-year-old...

Dolly Parton To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Cmas

Dolly Parton is set to receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the CMAs. The 70-year-old country legend will be given the prestigious prize at the ceremony next month in an honour bestowed upon...

Dolly Parton To Be Honoured With Willie Nelson Prize

Dolly has been named the 2016 recipient of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented to her during the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on 2 November (16)....

Dolly Parton Threatened To Shoot A Man Who Once Mistook Her For A Prostitute

The Jolene singer was visiting New York City for the first time with a girl friend and they decided to take a wander around the city without really knowing where they were going....

Queen Latifah's Florist Decorated Dolly Parton's Hollywood Bowl Dressing Room

One of the rapper-turned-actress' closest friends, a florist, was so desperate to meet his idol he concocted a plan to fill Dolly's dressing room with blooms. And Latifah commissioned him to create...

Star-studded Forever Country Song Makes History In U.s. Charts

Forever Country, a medley of Denver's Take Me Home, Country Roads, Nelson's On the Road Again, and Dolly's I Will Always Love You, is only the third song to rocket to the top...

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