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Sparkle Trailer Features Whitney Houston's Final Performance

The trailer for Sparkle has just been released online, showing Whitney Houston's final movie performance before she passed away suddenly in February 2012. Sparkle is a remake of the 1976 movie of the same name....

Dolly Parton Haunted By Whitney Houston's Version Of Her Love Song

Dolly Parton thought her heart would break when she heard Whitney Houston's version of her song I Will Always Love You at the tragic R&B star's funeral.Houston recorded Parton's song for The Bodyguard soundtrack and...

Dolly Parton: Friends And God Stopped Me Being Like Whitney

Dolly Parton says her good friends and God stopped her from being like Whitney Houston. The country musician believes the singer - who died of accidental drowning due to the effects of heart disease and...

Parton Helps Cast 9 To 5 U.k. Run

Country legend Dolly Parton has signed up to oversee casting of her 9 To 5 musical in Britain.The stage show, based on Parton's 1980 film about three working women seeking revenge on their boss, is...

Queen Latifah Lands House Of Bodies

Queen Latifah will play a telephone operator in 'House of Bodies'. The 'Chicago' actress will star in and executively produce the indie thriller - about a group of people who are brought together following a...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Left Everything By Mother Whitney Houston

BOBBI KRISTINA Brown has been left all of her mother's assets, including money, furniture, clothing, personal items, jewellery and cars. Whitney Houston, who was found dead in Beverly Hills last month, left everything to her...

Garth Brooks Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

Garth Brooks has been added to the Country Music Hall of Fame.The 'Friends in Low Places' star - who has sold over 128 million albums - is one of three musicians to be added to...

Kristin Chenoweth To Play Dolly Parton In New Musical

Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award winning actress, returns to prime-time television this week, playing the Botox-injecting religious blogger Carlene Cockburn in 'Gcb'. However, during a brief chat about the show with Reuters, the actress let...

Robin Thicke Covers Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' After Arrest

Robin Thicke is among a number of stars who have recorded tributes to Whitney Houston in the wake of her death. Following his arrest for possession of marijuana in New York City on February 17,...

Kevin Costner Added To Speakers At Whitney Houston Funeral

Hollywood actor Kevin Costner will speak at the star-studded funeral of Whitney Houston in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday (February 18, 2012), according to People magazine. As Whitney Houston's first ever leading man - in...

Katy Perry Donating Single Profits To Charity

Katy Perry is donating proceeds from her new single to charity.The 27-year-old singer will give the profits from download sales of her current track 'Part of Me' to the MusiCares organisation, which provides financial, medical...

Paul Mccartney Lays Wreath For Whitney Houston

Sir Paul McCartney has personally laid flowers for Whitney Houston.The Beatles legend was in Los Angeles when the 48-year-old singer was found dead at the city's Beverly Hilton hotel on Saturday (11.02.12) and wanted to...

Dolly Parton To Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You

When Whitney Houston accepted a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female, she paid tribute to Dolly Parton (the song's original author), who presented her with the award. Whitney kissed her husband at the...

Celine Dion Blames Drug Culture For Whitney's Death

Celine Dion has blamed a showbiz drug culture for Whitney Houston's death. The 'My Heart Will Go On' hitmaker has described the singer - who was found dead in the bath in her Beverly Hilton...

Jennifer Hudson's Whitney Houston Tribute Left Parton In Tears

Jennifer Hudson's emotional Grammy Awards tribute to Whitney Houston floored Dolly Parton, who wrote the signature tune the Dreamgirls star performed.The country star was among the first celebrities to pay tribute to Houston after learning...

Backstage At The Grammys 2012: Thoughts Turns To Whitney Houston

Backstage at the Grammys last night (February 12, 2012), most people's thoughts were on the recent untimely death of former Grammy winner Whitney Houston, who had passed away the day before the ceremony, aged 48....

Jennifer Hudson Stuns Crowd With Whitney Houston Tribute

Jennifer Hudson performed a sombre version of Whitney Houston's phenomenally popular hit single 'I Will Always Love You' at tonight's Grammy Awards (February 12, 2012). The hit was written by Dolly Parton and made famous...

Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Houston Tributes

Dolly Parton and Jermaine Jackson have added their names to the celebrities paying tribute to Whitney Houston, as news continues to circulate about the R&B superstar's death.The country singer, who wrote Houston's massive hit I...

Whitney Houston Dead 2012: But How Did She Die?

Whitney Houston was found dead in her Beverly Hilton Hotel room on Saturday (February 11, 2012), aged 48. The American singer and actress was cited by the Guinness World Records as the most 'awarded' female...

Simon Cowell Leads Whitney Tributes

Simon Cowell has proclaimed Whitney Houston to be "one of the greatest superstars of all time".The music mogul and 'X Factor' judge is one of a number of high-profile stars to pay tribute to the...

Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Houston Tributes

Dolly Parton and Jermaine Jackson have added their names to the celebrities paying tribute to Whitney Houston, as news continues to circulate about the R&B superstar's death.The country singer, who wrote Houston's massive hit I...

Catherine Bach Created Daisy Duke Image To Avoid Looking Like Dolly

Actress Catherine Bach created her own iconic Daisy Duke look for hit TV show The Dukes Of Hazzard because she didn't want to be seen as a Dolly Parton knock-off.The sexy star has revealed she...

Dolly Parton Rejected Elvis Presley Cover After Royalties Demand

Country icon Dolly Parton refused to let Elvis Presley record her hit song I Will Always Love You because she didn't want to give up the publishing rights to the track.The 9 to 5 hitmaker...

Dolly Parton Unveils Plans For New Theme Park

Country superstar Dolly Parton is set to expand her entertainment empire and open a water-snow theme park in Nashville, Tennessee.The 9 To 5 hitmaker launched Dollywood in the Pigeon Forge area of Tennessee in 1986...

Queen Latifah Forced To Wait After Late Arrival To Golden Globes

Queen Latifah arrived late to last night's Golden Globes ceremony and was forced to wait at the back of the room until the evening's host Ricky Gervais had finished his opening monologue. She arrived fifteen...

Will Beauty And The Beast Return At #1?

There's a strong possibility that the belle of the box-office ball over the Martin Luther King holiday will be Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast -- all decked out in digital 3D stateliness. The 3D...

Dolly Parton's Joyful Noise Labelled 'A Hot Holy Mess'

Reviews of Dolly Parton 's new movie Joyful Noise have been less than complimentary to the country music star, who celebrates her 66th birthday next week. The New York Times critic, Stephen Holden, went so...

Dolly Parton Struggled To Perform In Australia Because Of Bats

Dolly Parton struggled to get through outdoor performances during a recent Australian tour - because her fair complexion constantly attracted unwanted attention from bats and bugs.The icon wrapped up her world tour Down Under last...

Dolly Parton, 65, Shows Off New Chest Tattoo

The country music legend Dolly Parton is promoting her new movie Joyful Noise and revealing a new tattoo in the process. The 65 year-old singer has often found her chest at the centre of media...

Dolly Parton Tells It Straight: "America Has Lost Its Values"

Dolly Parton makes her return to the big screen this week, starring alongside Queen Latifah in the uplifting flick 'Joyful Noise', and the country star says the Gospel-based movie may help take America's mind off...

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