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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...

Dolly Parton Makes Country Chart History With Jolene Revamp

A remake of her classic tune, Jolene, by vocal group Pentatonix featuring Parton, has helped her make history on the Billboard countdown. The song is at number 18 on the new chart....

Dolly Parton And George Strait Among All-stars Featured In Forever Country Track

Organisers behind the Country Music Association ceremony have been teasing a project titled Forever Country over the past few weeks, releasing daily short clips of country music stars covering classic songs. Strait...

Singer Caitlyn Smith Is A First-time Mum

The singer/songwriter and her husband Rollie Gaalswyk welcomed son Thomas Miles Gaalswyk on 7 August (16), but only recently confirmed the news to People magazine. Smith took to Instagram to share the...

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...

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