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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...

Dolly Parton Wore Heels For Movie Food Fight

Dolly Parton narrowly avoided injury during a comedy foodfight scene in her new musical movie Joyful Noise after "sliding and skidding" across the floor in high heels.The 9 to 5 hitmaker plays Queen Latifah's rival...

Bridesmaids Star Kemper Wants Parton To Sing At Her Wedding

Newly-engaged Bridesmaids star Ellie Kemper is begging Dolly Parton to perform at her wedding this summer (12).The actress announced her plans to wed writer Michael Koman last month (07Dec11), during an interview with her fiance's...

Dolly Parton's Joyful Non-acting

Dolly Parton "didn't feel" she was acting in 'Joyful Noise'.The country singer portrays G.G. Sparrow, the widow of a former choir director, in the movie and says there were so many similarities between herself and...

Queen Latifah Jumped At Chance To Act With Dolly Parton

Queen Latifah signed up to her latest movie because she wanted to work with Dolly Parton.While the actress loved the "uplifting story" of the musical comedy 'Joyful Noise', which focuses on an unlikely partnership between...

Parton's Sister To Sue Concert Promoter

Dolly Parton's singer sister is to take legal action against a Northern Irish concert promoter who allegedly used her name to advertise a country music festival.James MCGarrity allegedly claimed Dolly's younger sister Stella Parton would...

Dolly Parton Planning New Broadway Musical

Legendary country music star Dolly Parton is taking her life story to the stage in a new Broadway musical.The veteran singer previously worked on the score for the stage adaptation of her 1980 film 9...

Jennifer Hudson Wants Mary J. Blige Track

Jennifer Hudson wants to collaborate with Mary J. Blige. 'Spotlight' singer Jennifer admitted as they both appeared to record the 'VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul' TV special yesterday (18.12.11) that she would love to do a...

Dolly Parton Gets Her Skates On For Winter Spectacular

Country legend Dolly Parton is turning her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee into a winter wonderland by installing an ice rink for the first time this Christmas.Dollywood's Christmas on Ice will open on...

Lonestar Reunite With Lead Singer

Country group Lonestar have reunited with original lead singer Richie McDonald to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The singer has rejoined the group, replacing Cody Collins, who had taken his place in 2007 when he left...

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