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Backstage At The Grammys 2012: Thoughts Turns To Whitney Houston

13th February 2012

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....

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Jennifer Hudson Stuns Crowd With Whitney Houston Tribute

13th February 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Houston Tributes

12th February 2012

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...

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Whitney Houston Dead 2012: But How Did She Die?

12th February 2012

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...

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Simon Cowell Leads Whitney Tributes

12th February 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Houston Tributes

12th February 2012

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...

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Catherine Bach Created Daisy Duke Image To Avoid Looking Like Dolly

8th February 2012

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...

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The Things They Tweet 2263

20th January 2012

"Hey @Dolly_Parton I'm thinking of you today on your Birthday. Had a Margarita at Frank n Lucy's in your honor!" Jane Fonda toasts her 9 To 5 co-star Dolly Parton on her 66th birthday on...

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Dolly Parton Rejected Elvis Presley Cover After Royalties Demand

20th January 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 24088

20th January 2012

"I don't get to see her as often as I'd love to, but she's a special gal and I hope she just does great in this world." Dolly Parton wishes she could spend more time...

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Dolly Parton Unveils Plans For New Theme Park

20th January 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 24085

19th January 2012

"If I see something saggin', draggin' and baggin', I'll have it nipped, tucked and sucked!" Country superstar Dolly Parton is not opposed to undergoing more plastic surgery to combat signs of ageing.

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The Things They Say 24065

17th January 2012

"Was that not the ugliest picture you've ever seen? That looks like something obscene." Country icon Dolly Parton laughs off a recent red carpet photo which appears to show a tattoo of a rose on...

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Queen Latifah Forced To Wait After Late Arrival To Golden Globes

16th January 2012

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...

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Fascinating Fact 12674

15th January 2012

Dolly Parton joined her Joyful Noise co-star Queen Latifah for a game of charades on U.S. TV show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Friday (13Jan12). The two stars beat Fallon and his sidekick thanks...

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Will Beauty And The Beast Return At #1?

13th January 2012

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...

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

13th January 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton Struggled To Perform In Australia Because Of Bats

12th January 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton, 65, Shows Off New Chest Tattoo

12th January 2012

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...

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

11th January 2012

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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The Things They Say 23948

11th January 2012

"We'd be fun together, don't you think? I think people would love that. But, you know, you just wait. Those kind of things happen when they're supposed to." Dolly Parton is keen to team up...

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Dolly Parton Wore Heels For Movie Food Fight

6th January 2012

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...

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Bridesmaids Star Kemper Wants Parton To Sing At Her Wedding

5th January 2012

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...

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Dolly Parton's Joyful Non-acting

5th January 2012

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...

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Queen Latifah Jumped At Chance To Act With Dolly Parton

3rd January 2012

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...

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Parton's Sister To Sue Concert Promoter

29th December 2011

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...

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Dolly Parton Planning New Broadway Musical

23rd December 2011

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...

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Jennifer Hudson Wants Mary J. Blige Track

19th December 2011

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...

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Fascinating Fact 12549

14th December 2011

Profits from a new memoir penned by Dolly Parton's sister Stella will benefit domestic violence charities in America. The tome, titled Tell It Sister, Tell It, features the sibling's recollections of growing up in Tennessee's...

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Dolly Parton Gets Her Skates On For Winter Spectacular

4th November 2011

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...

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