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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...

Country Stars Decorate Christmas Trees For Charity

Dolly Parton, Leann Rimes, Reba Mcentire and Kenny Chesney are among the country stars who put their Christmas decorating skills to the test to raise funds for their favourite charities.Charlie Daniels, the Zac Brown Band,...

Kelly Clarkson Lines Up Dolly Duet For Christmas 2015

Kelly Clarkson already has her sights set on a big gift for next Christmas - a duet with Dolly Parton.The Since U Been Gone singer attempted to sign Dolly up for her inaugural Miracle on...

Fabled Nashville Studio Saved From Demolition

The Nashville, Tennessee recording studio where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Keith Urban recorded hit albums has been saved thanks to a star-studded campaign.Sir Paul MCCartney and Dave Grohl were among the famous names that...

Dolly Parton's Theme Park Slapped With Lawsuit After Accident - Report

Country music star Dolly Parton's Tennessee theme park Dollywood is facing a lawsuit after a woman reportedly sustained a brain injury and broken bones when she fell from a ride.Sources tell Tmz.com Tedi Brown slipped...

Dolly Parton Still A Fan Of Cosmetic Surgery

Country music star Dolly Parton plans to continue undergoing surgical procedures to keep looking young.The 9 to 5 hitmaker is a big fan of age-defying techniques and is determined to do whatever it takes to...

Dolly Parton To Renew Wedding Vows

Dolly Parton is to renew her wedding vows.The 'Jolene' hitmaker will celebrate her 50-year marriage to Carl Dean by reaffirming their love and commitment to each other.She said: ''It was my idea to renew the...

Dolly Parton Wants Reese Witherspoon To Stuff Her Bra

Dolly Parton thinks Reese Witherspoon will have to ''pad herself'' before she can play the country singer in a biopic.The 'Jolene' singer is in discussions to have a film made about her life but she...

Dolly Parton: Reese Witherspoon's Boobs Are Too Small To Play Me

Dolly Parton is worried Reese Witherspoon's breasts are too small for her to play her in a biopic. The country music legend is in discussions to have a film made about her life and she...

Dolly Parton: I'm Glad I Didn't Have Kids

Dolly Parton is ''glad'' she didn't have children.The 68-year-old singer has revealed she and her husband Carl Dean - who she has been married to since 1966 - once considered having a kid and even...

Dolly Parton Turned Down Glastonbury Six Times

Country legend Dolly Parton finally agreed to perform at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival this year (14) after turning it down six times.The 9 to 5 hitmaker was the queen of the 2014 event after her...

Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran Up For Bbc Music Award

Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran will go head-to-head at the BBC Music Awards.The two singers have been nominated for the British Artist of the Year prize at the inaugural ceremony, but face competition from music...

Dolly Parton 'Dreamed' Of Having Children

Dolly Parton is ''glad'' she didn't have children.The 68-year-old singer - who has been married to Carl Dean since 1966 - revealed that the couple did ''dream'' about having kids together before, but are happy...

Dolly Parton Explains Glastonbury Outfit

Dolly Parton worried about the crowd looking up her skirt at Glastonbury.The '9 to 5' hitmaker played the festival for the first time this year and took great care with her outfit, deliberately wearing trousers...

Beyonce Is Grammy Awards' Most Nominated Female Artist In History

Superstar Beyonce has overtaken Dolly Parton to become the most-nominated female artist in Grammy Awards history after picking up her latest three nods on Friday (05Dec14).The R&B hitmaker had been tied with Parton with 46...

Lionel Richie Confirms Glastonbury Slot

Lionel Richie is to perform at Glastonbury next year.The 'All Night Long' hitmaker has confirmed he will follow in the footsteps of country singer Dolly Parton by playing in the Legends' slot at the English...

Burt Reynolds To Sell Memorabilia

Burt Reynolds is selling over 600 personal items to stave off bankruptcy.The 78-year-old Hollywood star is reportedly struggling financially so will see awards, cars and costumes go under the hammer in Las Vegas next month.In...

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