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Dolly Parton Seeking Kidney Donor For Longtime Pal

Jerry Edelstein has been in search of a suitable match for years, but time is really ticking as he is now in renal failure, and the Jolene singer is doing her bit to...

Dolly Parton's 'Coat Of Many Colors' Brings In High Ratings For Nbc

‘Coat of Many Colours’ the NBC TV movie based on Dolly Parton’s song of the same name, brought 12.8 million viewers to the network on Thursday evening, according to early figures. Parton herself only appeared...

Dolly Parton Preparing Time Capsule For 100th Birthday

The Jolene singer will turn 70 in January (16), but she is already looking to the future and has been collecting childhood keepsakes and other cherished memorabilia to seal away in a treasure...

Dolly Parton Visits 'The Voice' And Offers Some 'Information' For Contestants

Legendary country star Dolly Parton paid a visit to ‘The Voice’ on Tuesday, to offer some help and inspiration to the remaining nine contestants. Parton was brought to the show by fellow country singer Blake...

Glastonbury Line-up '80 Per Cent Confirmed'

In an interview with the BBC, Emily reveals the headliners for 2017 are already pencilled in, two of the three 2016 headliners are confirmed in writing, and a third verbally agreed. "We...

Dolly Parton's Amusement Park 'Not To Blame' For Woman's Brain Damage

Tedi and Derryl Brown sued the owners of Dollywood, in Tennessee, last year (14) claiming that Tedi plummeted from a revolving swing ride at the park and suffered brain injuries. However,...

Dolly Parton Shuts Down Cancer Rumours

The Jolene singer, 69, hit headlines on Wednesday (14Oct15) when sources told America's National Enquirer she had recently been admitted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee for treatment for kidney stones....

Dolly Parton To Show Off Reclusive Husband At Anniversary Party

Dean is rarely seen with his famous wife and she often jokes about the lengths he goes to to avoid the spotlight, but Dolly's husband has agreed to be part of her anniversary...

Dolly Parton & Nbc’S ‘Coat Of Many Colors’ Movie Will Have Strong Anti-bullying Message

Dolly Parton’s songs have been covered numerous times by a variety of different artists but now her lyrics are inspiring other parts of the entertainment industry, including film and television makers. Parton’s 1971 single, ‘Coat...

Dolly Parton Up For 9 To 5 Reunion On Grace And Frankie

Fonda and Tomlin joined forces for the Netflix series earlier this year (15), giving hope to fans of the 1980 comedy classic that Parton would complete the trio's reunion on the show....

Dolly Parton's Jolene To Be Adapted Into Tv Movie

The iconic country singer inked a development deal with bosses at America's NBC network earlier this year (15) to executive produce a number of stand-alone movies based on her life and music, and...

Jennifer Nettles Joins Dolly Parton's Coat Of Many Colors

The 9 to 5 hitmaker signed a development deal with bosses at U.S. network NBC to executive produce a number of stand alone movies based on her life and music, and the first...

Dolly Parton Records Louvin Brothers Classic Again For Don Henley

The country star, who recorded the song with her mentor Porter Wagoner and Emmylou Harris, jumped at the chance to have another go at the track with Henley. He says, "She comes...

Country Manager And Talent Booker Tandy Rice Dies

The industry veteran died from respiratory failure in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday (03Aug15). Rice began his career as a publicist in the entertainment business in 1963, when he convinced TV network bosses...

Dolly Parton Flattered By Drag Queens

Dolly Parton is ''flattered'' that there are so many drag queens who dress like her.The '9 to 5' singer is famous for her bright blonde hair, bold make-up, costume jewellery and bountiful breasts and her...

Dolly Parton Surprises Young Blended Actress With Biopic Casting News

The 9 to 5 hitmaker has been searching for a young star to portray Parton as a kid in Coat of Many Colors, and she decided to tell seven-year-old Alyvia Lind the good...

Scientists Name New Lichen Species After Dolly Parton

Researchers Jessica L. Allen and Dr. James C. Lendemer recently discovered the plant-like organism on Hangover Mountain in the Unicoi Mountains, part of the Appalachians, which run along the border between North Carolina...

Dolly Parton's Coat Of Many Colors First In Tv Movie Series

The 9 to 5 hitmaker signed a development deal with bosses at the NBC network to executive produce a number of stand alone movies based on her life and music, and details of...

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga's status as an iconic singer has been confirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Hall will present Gaga with the Contemporary Icon Award which is presented to a singer "who has attained...

Dolly Parton: 'Road Trips Help To Keep My Marriage Fresh'

The legendary singer wed her reclusive husband in 1966 and they're planning to celebrate their half-century wedding anniversary next year (16). Parton, who was just 20 when she wed her man, tells...

Dolly Parton's Motorhome Vacations

Dolly Parton and her husband love holidaying in their motorhome.The '9 to 5' hitmaker and Carl Dean - who have been married almost 49 years - relax on ''simple'' vacations but never stay away for...

Dolly Parton Is 'Proud' Of Taylor Swift

Dolly Parton is a huge fan of Taylor SwiftThe 68-year-old country legend is very ''proud'' of what Taylor, 25, has achieved in her career and of her attitude and she is sure she will go...

Dolly Parton Duets With Fan With Down Syndrome

The veteran musician stopped by the Tennessee tourist attraction over the weekend to meet Gage Blackwell, and she made his dreams come true by referring to the aspiring singer as "Gage Rogers", in...

Dolly Parton's Songs To Inspire New Tv Movies Series

Veteran entertainer Dolly Parton has landed a major new deal with executives at Nbc Entertainment to turn her songs into Tv movies.The country music superstar has reteamed with Nbc Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt, who produced...

Dolly Parton Working On Tv Series

Having enjoyed a critical and commercial rediscovery over the last couple of years, Dolly Parton is now planning to take over TV screens. The country legend is collaborating with NBC to produce a mini-series based...

Dolly Parton Gives Up On New Year's Resolutions

Dolly Parton has vowed to not make any more New Year's resolutions since she always ends up breaking them.When the veteran country singer rings in 2015 on Thursday (01Jan15), she won't be making any promises...

Dolly Parton's Heaven Help

Dolly Parton wants to help people go to heaven.The '9 to 5' singer doesn't want to be regarded as an ''idol'' and prays before every show that people can see the ''light of God'' in...

Dolly Parton Doesn't Stick To Resolutions

Dolly Parton's new year's resolutions only last ''a couple of weeks''.The '9 to 5' hitmaker has stopped making promises to change certain aspects of her behaviour with the turning of the year because she knows...

No Festivals For Taylor Swift

Ed Sheeran doesn't think Taylor Swift will perform at any festivals in 2015.The 23-year-old singer revealed his superstar pal is not a fan of the multi-artist musical events so is likely to reject festival appearances...

Ed Sheeran: Taylor Swift Won't Perform At Glastonbury

Ed Sheeran insists Taylor Swift won't perform at Glastonbury.Rumours the 'Shake It Off' hitmaker could be set to headline the annual event began to circulate last month when she announced a string of UK tour...

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