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Dolly Parton: 'Christmas Turns Me Into A Kid Again!'

The country legend hasn't any children of her own but has plenty of young relatives to celebrate the festive season with. In the Parton household Christmas is all about fun whatever age you are. "In...

Dolly Parton Releases First Payouts To Tennessee Wildfire Victims

The country legend set up the Dollywood Foundation My People Fund in the wake of Sevier County, Tennessee, the area in which she grew up, being devastated last month (Nov16) by fires which...

Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon Raises Nearly $9 Million

The country music icon launched the My People Fund at the beginning of December (16) to raise much-needed funds for whole communities left homeless by the wildfires that hit areas of Tennessee in November. Dolly...

Dolly Parton's Country Telethon Raises Millions For Smoky Mountains Victims

Following the tragic wildfires that wiped out much of the Great Smoky Mountains tourist community in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and killed 14 people, Dolly Parton has reached out with a huge telethon campaign designed to raise...

Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Close Telethon With Islands In The Stream Duet

The country couple scored a big hit with the Bee Gees tune over three decades ago and they teamed up again to close the three-hour fundraiser for the victims of the Tennessee wildfires...

Dolly Parton Thanks Taylor Swift For Wildfire Cash As Telethon Begins

Dolly launched the My People Fund at the beginning of December (16) to raise much-needed funds for whole communities left homeless by the wildfires that hit areas of her native state, and Taylor...

Chris Young Launches Toy Drive For Wildfire Victims

Young has urged fans to donate unwrapped gifts to officials at the Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee this week, so they can be given to families left homeless by the blaze, which...

Cyndi Lauper & Don Mclean Join Dolly Parton's Star-studded Wildfire Telethon

The Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund event, scheduled for Tuesday (13Dec16) in Nashville, Tennessee will also feature appearances by and performances from Alabama, Ronnie Dunn, Jamey Johnson, Chris...

Taylor Swift Gifts $100,000 To Dolly Parton's Wildfires Recovery Fund

The Shake It Off hitmaker has embraced the season of giving by teaming up with officials at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) to match their $100,000 gift to Dolly's My People Fund,...

Chris Stapleton And Locash Added To Dolly Parton's Wildfires Telethon

The music icon has put together plans for a pair of fundraising events to boost her newly-established My People Fund, which aims to provide monthly donations of $1,000 (£790) to families who lost...

Kenny Rogers To Join Dolly Parton For Tennessee Wildfires Telethon

Rogers, who performed the hit Islands in the Stream with the country legend, and Reba will join Alison Krauss, among others for Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on...

Kenny Chesney Reaches Out To Fans To Help Victims Of Tennessee Fires

Huge areas of east Tennessee, where Chesney grew up, were ravaged by the blaze, which prompted mass evacuations and the brief closure of Parton's Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge. Dolly launched...

Dolly Parton To Host Charity Telethon For Tennessee Fire Victims

Dolly Parton is set to host a telethon to raise money for those affected by the Tennessee fires.The 70-year-old country legend has been busy raising money for the families whose houses were burnt down during...

Dolly Parton To Front Back-to-back Nashville-area Telethons For Wildfire Victims

As well as organising one charity bash to air live on 13 December (16) - to benefit those left homeless by fires near the site of her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge...

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...

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