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Dolly Parton Earns First Number One Album On U.s. Country Charts In 25 Years

Pure & Simple is Parton's seventh record to hit number one on the chart and her first since 1991's Eagle When She Flies. "Boy, it's a good day for me. I...

Frank Ocean Makes Waves Atop U.k. Albums Chart

The singer's long-awaited new project beat country superstar Dolly Parton's Pure & Simple to the top of the countdown, while the soundtrack to Ricky Gervais' new The Office spin-off movie, David Brent's Life...

Dolly Parton To Play A Hooker In Coat Of Many Colors Sequel

Last year (15) the country music icon enjoyed huge success with the TV film Coat of Many Colors, which was inspired by the lyrics of her song of the same name, and now...

Jennifer Nettles To Release New Dolly Parton Song On Christmas Album

Pal Dolly Parton spilled the news the Sugarland singer is working on a Christmas album during a Facebook Live chat with fans on Tuesday (23Aug16). Nettles played Parton's mum in last Christmas'...

Dolly Parton Keen To Launch Dollyfest In London

The 70-year-old singer already has her own theme park, Dollywood, in Tennessee, but she is now looking to add to her empire, particularly after appearing at Britain's Glastonbury festival in 2014.The veteran music icon reveals...

Dolly Parton Wants To Uplift Mankind

Dolly Parton tries to ''uplift mankind'' with her music.The '9 to 5' hitmaker is upset by the ''political turmoil'' in the US as it prepares for a presidential election, but she hopes her performances can...

Dolly Parton Terrified Of Accidental Plagiarism

The 70-year-old singer has been in the industry since the age of 10, and has become one of country music's biggest icons. During that time, Dolly has penned plenty of hit songs, including Jolene and...

Dolly Parton Lives On Her Tour Bus

Dolly Parton lives on her tour bus.The 70-year-old country music legend has revealed she never splashes out on hotel rooms when she is on the road and would much rather sleep in a bunk on...

Dolly Parton Reveals Secret To Happy Marriage

Dolly Parton says the secret to her 50-year marriage is distance. The 70-year-old singer tied the knot with Carl Thomas Dean in 1966 and joked that being on the road for her career has helped...

Dolly Parton Reveals Secret To Her 50 Year Marriage

The 70-year-old Jolene singer has been married to Carl Thomas Dean since 1966, making them one of the longest lasting couples in the celebrity world. Asked in an interview if she has a secret to...

Dolly Parton Pens Song About Love Triangle

Dolly Parton has penned a track about a love triangle.The 70-year-old singer has revealed she wrote 'Can't Be That Wrong' about a close friend's bond with two different people.She said: ''I wrote this song ['Can't...

Dolly Parton Addresses Scandalous Love Triangle In New Song

The happily married I Will Always Love You hitmaker, who celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary with husband Carl Thomas Dean in May (16), addressed a good friend's infidelity issues while writing tunes for her new...

Dolly Parton Wants Adele Duet

Dolly Parton wants to work with Adele.The legendary country singer is a huge fan of the 'Hello' hitmaker and would love to either write a track or record a duet with her.She gushed: ''I love...

Dolly Parton Still Checks 'Jolene' Isn't Taking Her Man

The 70-year-old country superstar married Carl Thomas Dean in 1966 but became worried that he was spending too much time with a woman who worked at his bank. She stopped her husband...

Dolly Parton's New Album Inspired By Carl Dean

Dolly Parton's new album is inspired by her love for her husband Carl Dean.The 70-year-old country music superstar's LP 'Pure & Simple' is out next Friday (19.08.16), and while writing her lyrics she found herself...

Dolly Parton's 'Sacred And Private' Marriage

Dolly Parton keeps her marriage ''sacred and private''.The '9 to 5' hitmaker refuses to divulge details about her relationship with Carl Dean, who she wed in 1966, and believe that is the secret to their...

Dolly Parton Keeps 'Sacred' Love Life Away From The Spotlight

The iconic country star has been married to Carl Thomas Dean for just over 50 years now, but her husband never accompanies her in public and their union is very much kept under wraps. Fans...

Dolly Parton Romance Rumours Kickstarted Billy Ray Cyrus' Career

The country stars toured together in 1992 and gossips were quick to latch on to reports they were a couple backstage, prompting naive Billy Ray to apologise to Dolly for any embarrassment the...

Jack White Calls For Gender Equality

Jack White gave a speech on gender equality in Nashville on Wednesday (13.07.16).The 41-year-old rocker - who fronted The White Stripes before calling time on the band in 2011 - was appointed to the Nashville...

Dolly Parton Wants To Collaborate With Jack White

Dolly Parton has hinted she will collaborate with Jack White in the future. The 70-year-old country music legend met with The White Stripes frontman - who covered her classic hit 'Jolene' in 2004 - in...

Dolly Parton Shelves Gay Dance Album Plans

The Jolene singer revealed she was working on a record geared towards the LGBT community back in 2014, but hasn't given fans an update on the project since divulging her original intentions....

Dolly Parton Keen To Collaborate With Rocker Jack White

The former White Stripes star, 41, included a cover of Dolly's classic 1973 hit Jolene on his band's 2001 album White Blood Cells, and in 2004 teamed with another iconic country star Loretta...

Dolly Parton: 'I Don't Care About Topping The Charts Anymore'

The 70-year-old singer's latest singles aren't grabbing as much airtime on radio stations as her smashes 9 to 5 and Jolene did back in the day, and she accepts she's not as popular as her...

Dolly Parton: I Don't Care About Hit Songs Anymore

Dolly Parton isn't worried about topping the charts.The '9 to 5' hitmaker insists she isn't bothered about making ''big hit records'' anymore and would rather release tracks that are more ''personal'' to her.Speaking to Billboard...

Dolly Parton Reveals Tracklisting For Pure And Simple

Dolly Parton has unveiled the tracklist for her new album 'Pure & Simple'.The 70-year-old country legend has announced she will release her 43rd studio album on August 19 and it will have nine songs including...

Jeff Lynne Had Glastonbury Chopper

Jeff Lynne couldn't ''handle'' the size of Glastonbury when he flew into the festival via helicopter last weekend.The ELO singer played the 'legends slot' at the world famous event last Sunday afternoon (26.06.16) and he...

Dolly Parton 'Honoured' By Coat Of Many Colours Book

The country music veteran recalled being mocked in school for wearing a coat her mother made from rags for the 1971 ballad, and the story has since been transformed into a TV movie,...

Dolly Parton Offering Up Vow Renewal Photos To Benefit Charity

The country music superstar first wed Carl Dean on 30 May, 1966 and the couple celebrated 50 years as husband and wife with a special ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee over America's Memorial Day...

Dolly Parton Renews Vows As She Celebrates Her 50th Wedding Anniversary

The country music star first wed Carl Dean on 30 May, 1966 and the couple celebrated 50 years as husband and wife over the Memorial Day weekend (28-30May16). Dolly showed off the...

Dolly Parton: 'I Live On My Bus'

The 70-year-old singer is currently preparing to kick off her latest Pure & Simple North American concert series, during which she will play shows in 60 cities, and she insists you won't find her staying...

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