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Fabled Nashville Studio Saved From Demolition

23rd December 2014

The Nashville, Tennessee recording studio where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton and Keith Urban recorded hit albums has been saved thanks to a star-studded campaign.Sir Paul MCCartney and Dave Grohl were among the famous names that...

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Dolly Parton's Theme Park Slapped With Lawsuit After Accident - Report

23rd December 2014

Country music star Dolly Parton's Tennessee theme park Dollywood is facing a lawsuit after a woman reportedly sustained a brain injury and broken bones when she fell from a ride.Sources tell Tmz.com Tedi Brown slipped...

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Dolly Parton Still A Fan Of Cosmetic Surgery

15th December 2014

Country music star Dolly Parton plans to continue undergoing surgical procedures to keep looking young.The 9 to 5 hitmaker is a big fan of age-defying techniques and is determined to do whatever it takes to...

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Dolly Parton To Renew Wedding Vows

13th December 2014

Dolly Parton is to renew her wedding vows.The 'Jolene' hitmaker will celebrate her 50-year marriage to Carl Dean by reaffirming their love and commitment to each other.She said: ''It was my idea to renew the...

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Dolly Parton Wants Reese Witherspoon To Stuff Her Bra

10th December 2014

Dolly Parton thinks Reese Witherspoon will have to ''pad herself'' before she can play the country singer in a biopic.The 'Jolene' singer is in discussions to have a film made about her life but she...

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Dolly Parton: Reese Witherspoon's Boobs Are Too Small To Play Me

9th December 2014

Dolly Parton is worried Reese Witherspoon's breasts are too small for her to play her in a biopic. The country music legend is in discussions to have a film made about her life and she...

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Dolly Parton: I'm Glad I Didn't Have Kids

8th December 2014

Dolly Parton is ''glad'' she didn't have children.The 68-year-old singer has revealed she and her husband Carl Dean - who she has been married to since 1966 - once considered having a kid and even...

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Dolly Parton Turned Down Glastonbury Six Times

8th December 2014

Country legend Dolly Parton finally agreed to perform at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival this year (14) after turning it down six times.The 9 to 5 hitmaker was the queen of the 2014 event after her...

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Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran Up For Bbc Music Award

8th December 2014

Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran will go head-to-head at the BBC Music Awards.The two singers have been nominated for the British Artist of the Year prize at the inaugural ceremony, but face competition from music...

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Dolly Parton 'Dreamed' Of Having Children

8th December 2014

Dolly Parton is ''glad'' she didn't have children.The 68-year-old singer - who has been married to Carl Dean since 1966 - revealed that the couple did ''dream'' about having kids together before, but are happy...

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Dolly Parton Explains Glastonbury Outfit

6th December 2014

Dolly Parton worried about the crowd looking up her skirt at Glastonbury.The '9 to 5' hitmaker played the festival for the first time this year and took great care with her outfit, deliberately wearing trousers...

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Fascinating Fact: 4493817

5th December 2014

Beyonce has extended her lead over Dolly Parton as the most-nominated female artist in Grammy Awards history after adding another two nods to her initial three mentions for the 2015 prizegiving. The superstar, who was...

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Beyonce Is Grammy Awards' Most Nominated Female Artist In History

5th December 2014

Superstar Beyonce has overtaken Dolly Parton to become the most-nominated female artist in Grammy Awards history after picking up her latest three nods on Friday (05Dec14).The R&B hitmaker had been tied with Parton with 46...

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Lionel Richie Confirms Glastonbury Slot

1st December 2014

Lionel Richie is to perform at Glastonbury next year.The 'All Night Long' hitmaker has confirmed he will follow in the footsteps of country singer Dolly Parton by playing in the Legends' slot at the English...

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Burt Reynolds To Sell Memorabilia

28th November 2014

Burt Reynolds is selling over 600 personal items to stave off bankruptcy.The 78-year-old Hollywood star is reportedly struggling financially so will see awards, cars and costumes go under the hammer in Las Vegas next month.In...

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Michael Eavis: It Would Be 'Marvellous' If Oasis Reformed At Glastonbury

5th November 2014

Michael Eavis hopes Oasis will reunite at Glastonbury.The 78-year-old founder of the music festival has confessed he is in constant talks with brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher and would love for them to reform their...

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Dolly Parton Calls Out Anti-gay 'Judgemental' Christians

29th October 2014

Country superstar Dolly Parton is calling out her Christian fans for passing judgement on members of the gay community.The music icon's famous theme park in Tennessee, Dollywood, attracts thousands of fans every year, including many...

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Dave Grohl Explores Musical History

13th October 2014

Dave Grohl explored the ''regional relevance of music'' while recording Foo Fighters' new album.The 'Monkey Wrench' rockers have travelled to various cities in the US to record tracks for their new album 'Sonic Highways' -...

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Dolly Parton Takes On The Als Ice Bucket Challenge

29th August 2014

Country star Dolly Parton has become the latest star to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after pal Kenny Rogers nominated her for the chilly charity task.The Jolene singer filmed herself bracing for a dousing,...

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Miley Cyrus Wants To Play Dolly Parton

16th August 2014

Miley Cyrus is desperate to play her Dolly Parton on the big screen.The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker is concerned the role in the highly-anticipated biopic about her godmother will go to actress Scarlett Johansson and is...

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Who Are The Most Famous Showbiz Families?

By Charlotte Court | 5th August 2014

News executives in America were left surprised when news anchor Brian Williams took time out of his NBC Nightly News bulletin last Wednesday to happily announce the appointment of his daughter, Allison Williams, as Peter...

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Dolly Parton Would Sing Own Songs In Biopic

28th July 2014

Dolly Parton would perform her own songs in a movie of her life.The 'Jolene' hitmaker doesn't want an actress to have the ''pressure'' of having to match her famous vocals in a biopic, so would...

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Dolly Parton Won't Retire

26th July 2014

Dolly Parton will never retire.The 68-year-old singer insists only if she or her husband Carl Dean got ill would she turn her back on her career and she hopes to keep performing well into old...

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Dolly Parton Plans To Record Festival 'Mud Song'

25th July 2014

Dolly Parton is to record the ode to mud she wrote for her performance at Britain's Glastonbury Festival last month (Jun14).The country music legend penned the track specifically for the event, and she won over...

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Dolly Parton Always Wanted Theme Park

25th July 2014

Dolly Parton always ''dreamed'' of opening a theme park.The '9 to 5' hitmaker admits her Tennessee tourist attraction Dollywood was something she wanted to establish very early in her career as she thought it would...

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Dolly Parton In Talks To Record Ode To Glastonbury Mud

25th July 2014

Dolly Parton is in talks to record her ode to Glastonbury's mud.The '9 to 5' hitmaker performed the one-off track at the world renowned music festival - famed for its muddy fields - at Worthy...

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Dolly Parton Offers Advice To Divorcing Couples

16th July 2014

Dolly Parton has urged divorcing parents to be more ''considerate''.The 68-year-old singer's new song 'Miss You - Miss Me' from her 'Blue Smoke' album is told from the perspective of a child whose mother and...

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Dolly Parton Planning Gay Dance Album

16th July 2014

Dolly Parton is set to serve up a must-have album for her gay fans - a collection of dance tunes.The country music legend admits she has been considering the idea for a while, and after...

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Dolly Parton Disappointed After Glastonbury Dog Returns Home

15th July 2014

Dolly Parton has voiced her disappointment after the abandoned dog she planned to adopt was returned to its owners.The country legend vowed to take home the white lurcher, which was found at Britain's Glastonbury Festival...

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Dolly Parton To Record Dance Anthem

15th July 2014

Dolly Parton wants to record a dance anthem.The 68-year-old star - who performed to over 150,000 people at Glastonbury festival in Somerset, South West England last month - has revealed she would love to make...

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