Dolly Parton

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Dolly Parton: American entertainer
Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I'm Dolly. After her success during the remainder of the 1960s, her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton's albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved commercial success again in the new millennium and has released albums on various independent labels since 2000, including her own label, Dolly Records.


Dolly Parton offered Playboy cover for 75th birthday [Video]

Dolly Parton offered Playboy cover for 75th birthday

Playboy bosses have offered Dolly Parton the cover of the men's magazine after she confessed she'd like to mark her 75th year with a spread for the publication.

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Dolly Parton donated to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine research [Video]

Dolly Parton donated to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine research

On Monday, it was revealed that Moderna's coronavirus vaccine has proven to be almost 95% effective.

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Dolly Parton on new Scrooge-style Christmas film [Video]

Dolly Parton on new Scrooge-style Christmas film

American singer Dolly Parton discusses her new Scrooge-style Christmas film,Dolly Parton's Christmas On The Square. The film will be released on Netflixon November 22.

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Dolly Parton convinced she wasn't supposed to have kids [Video]

Dolly Parton convinced she wasn't supposed to have kids

Dolly Parton is convinced it was God's will for her not to have children so she would have the "freedom" to pursue her career goals and give back to communities worldwide.

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BBC Children In Need raised more than £37 million in 40th anniversary show [Video]

BBC Children In Need raised more than £37 million in 40th anniversary show

BBC Children In Need has raised more than £37 million following its 40thanniversary show. The annual fundraiser, which first aired in 1980, featuredappearances from stars including footballer Marcus..

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Dolly Parton Talks About Aging [Video]

Dolly Parton Talks About Aging

Dolly Parton wants to remain ageless. That's what she told Oprah Winfrey in a chat via CNN. The legendary singer recently appeared on "The Oprah Conversation." Oprah asked Dolly if she thinks about..

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Netflix Picks Up Dolly Parton Christmas Movie | THR News [Video]

Netflix Picks Up Dolly Parton Christmas Movie | THR News

Dolly Parton and Netflix are extending their working relationship.

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Cue the Christmas music. What's new from Dolly Parton, Jonas Brothers, Carrie Underwood and more

Yes, Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is still our go-to but here are the new holiday tunes we're adding to our playlist. - Published

Fact check: Dolly Parton helped fund Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine research

A large donation made in April by Dolly Parton caught the attention of social media users after Moderna announced a promising new COVID-19 vaccine. - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Holiday TV specials: How to celebrate with Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, Rudolph and Snoopy

Make your holiday TV plans with our selection of new and returning specials, featuring Dolly Parton, Charlie Brown and many stars in between. - Published

What to stream this weekend: Steve McQueen's 'Mangrove,' Hulu's 'Run,' another 'Princess Switch'

New films out on streaming this weekend: Amazon begins Steve McQueen's 'Small Axe' anthology and Netflix unleashes a Dolly Parton holiday musical. - Published

Dolly Parton on her holiday movie musical, 'Christmas on the Square': 'We need some joy'

Dolly Parton explains why her latest Christmas movie, an old-fashioned musical for Netflix, is especially welcome amid the COVID-19 pandemic. - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Lil Wayne, Parton, Jordan

Lil Wayne charged with federal gun offense in Florida; Dolly Parton responds to news that her donation helped fund COVID-19 vaccine; Michael B. Jordan is named People's Sexiest Man Alive. (Nov. 18) - Published

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States impose new restrictions amid record coronavirus hospitalizations; Dolly Parton helped fund Moderna COVID-19 vaccine research. 
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Dolly Parton donated $1 million to help fund promising Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

A million-dollar donation by Dolly Parton has helped fund the production of a promising new coronavirus vaccine by Moderna Therapeutics. - Published

How Dolly Parton is 'playing an important role in Covid battle'

Parton's $1m donation helped fund a vaccine's trials and research into other coronavirus treatments.
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Playboy Wants To Shoot Dolly Parton for 75th Bday

Dolly Parton's dream of being a 75-year-old woman gracing the cover of Playboy might soon become reality ... we've learned the ball's in her court. Here's the deal ... Dolly's had her eye on posing for.. - Published

Dolly Parton has advice for a 'divided' America

dolly parton has advice for a 'divided' america
(CNN)If you can't listen to Dolly Parton, who can you listen to? The seemingly ageless iconic country artist appeared on Sunday's episode of "Today" to promote her new album, "A Holly Dolly Christmas,"..
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Dolly Parton has new Scrooge-style Christmas movie

Dolly Parton plays an angel trying to help Christine Baranski's Scrooge-like character in Netflix's upcoming "Christmas on the Square." Though filled with Parton's signature rhinestones, cheerful dance.. - Published

Dolly Parton performance moves Stephen Colbert to tears: 'I'm under a lot of stress right now'

Sometimes you just need to let it all out – Stephen Colbert can attest. And what better time than while listening to Dolly Parton sing? - Published

'We've talked about it': Dolly Parton again teases she 'might' pose for Playboy to celebrate turning 75

Is Dolly Parton going to ring in her 75th birthday with another Playboy photo shoot? Here's what the singer is saying about the possibility. - Published

Dolly Parton sends prayers to 'critically ill' singer Mac Davis after heart surgery

Mac Davis is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2000. - Published

Dolly Parton: 'The whole magic about me is that I look artificial, but I'm totally real'

The country music legend urges young people to dream big but says it takes work and sacrifice to make them become reality. - Published

A new Dolly Parton mural in Nashville features her Black Live Matter quote

Kim Radford, the artist behind the new Dolly Parton mural at The 5 Spot in East Nashville, shares the story behind her work. - Published

New mural highlights Dolly Parton's BLM quote

Tourists are flocking to Nashville to see a new mural of Dolly Parton that celebrates her position on Black Lives Matter.  Artist Kim Radford included the quote in her painting after reading.. - Published

Dolly Parton on her Imagination Library and life in the COVID-19 era

Dolly Parton joins “CBS This Morning” for the special School Matters coverage to discuss her Imagination Library. Plus, handling life in the COVID-era and her support for the Black Lives Matter..
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Dolly Parton voices support for the Black Lives Matter movement

dolly parton voices support for the black lives matter movement
Dolly Parton spoke about the country’s deep-rooted problem with racism Music legend Dolly Parton is stepping forward to extend her support for the Black Lives Matter movement and speak out against..
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Dolly Parton: 'Of course black lives matter!'

The legendary country singer has been reticent to share her political beliefs in the past.
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Singers Dolly Parton, Aretha Franklin and Queen Latifah among Women of the Century for entertainment

Singers Nina Simone, Dolly Parton, Gloria Estefan and Ella Fitzgerald are among influential women on USA TODAY's centennial list for entertainment. - Published

ShowBiz Minute: R. Kelly, Haddish, Bieber

Prosecutors charge 3 with threatening women in R. Kelly case; Lucille Ball Comedy Festival goes virtual in its 29th year with performances by Tiffany Haddish and more; Dolly Parton, Justin Bieber among.. - Published

In 2009, Dolly Parton talked to 60 Minutes about being underestimated

Dolly Parton is nominated for two Grammys this year. In 2009, Dolly Parton told Morley Safer as a little girl she wanted to look like the town tramp when she grew up.
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GLAAD Media Awards: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union honor trans daughter, Lil Nas X wins

At the first virtual GLAAD Media Awards, celebrities including Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Demi Lovato, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union made appearances. - Published

Confederate Symbols Are Coming Down. Should Dolly Parton Go Up Instead?

A petition is calling for Tennessee to replace statues and memorials of Confederate generals with the trailblazing performer. - Published

Dolly Parton secretly produced Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and fans have only just found out

dolly parton secretly produced buffy the vampire slayer, and fans have only just found out
Dolly Parton secretly produced Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the unexpected crossover of cultural icons has left fans reeling. While Parton was not herself credited as a producer on the long-running..
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Dolly Parton celebrates Easter in quarantine with joyous, solo performance of 'He's Alive'

Dolly Parton sang a soulful "He's Alive" from home Easter Sunday. Here's how stars like Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry spread Easter joy. - Published

Dolly Parton wants to read your kids (and you!) a bedtime story with her new online series

'Goodnight With Dolly,' an online bedtime story series from the beloved country music icon, launches this week. - Published

Dolly Parton has no plans to retire, wants to be on the cover of Playboy for her 75th birthday

Dolly Parton turned 74 in January, but she has no plans to retire. On the contrary, she has an aspiration for her 75th birthday: To pose for Playboy. - Published

Dolly Parton challenge: Cleveland Police bid to find man

The Cleveland force uses social media to try to trace 32-year-old Scott Mizsei.
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Early Grammys for Dolly Parton and Lil Nas X

Stars are collecting awards ahead of the main ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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Will Smith, Reba take on Dolly Parton's 'LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Tinder' challenge

Dolly Parton is a trendsetter, not only in the music world but on social media. The country icon has sparked one of 2020's first viral challenges. - Published

Dolly Parton turns 74: Looking back at 5 great achievements from her 70s so far

Dolly Parton is turning 74 on Sunday. Let's look back at some of her most impressive accomplishments she's made in her 70s so far. - Published

Nashville stars celebrate Grammy nods

Country stars including Billy Ray Cyrus and Pistol Annies celebrate their Grammy nominations in Nashville, with for KING & COUNTRY showing off a voicemail message they received from Dolly Parton. (Jan... - Published

Swap statue of KKK leader in state Capitol with Dolly Parton, Tenn. GOP leader suggests

Rep. Jeremy Faison wants the removal of a Confederate general and KKK leader's bust. In its place? Dolly, a Nasvhille suffragist or a slave laborer. - Published

Raeanne Rubenstein, Versatile Celebrity Photographer, Dies at 74

She had a knack for capturing her subjects, whether Andy Warhol in New York or Dolly Parton in Nashville, in ways that caught their essence. - Published

CMA Awards 2019: How did Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood do as hosts?

Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire did a stellar job hosting the CMA Awards, helping to prove that big award shows do need a host. - Published

CMA Awards 2019: How to watch, stream country music's biggest night

Don't miss country music's biggest night, hosted by Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire. Here's how to catch the 2019 CMA Awards. - Published

Dolly Parton, the legend

We've been singing along for decades with Dolly Parton, the poor girl from the Great Smoky Mountains who became the glitzy queen of country glamour. She's still at it 24/7, still writing her legacy one..
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Dolly Parton planning faith-based medley for CMAs

Country icon Dolly Parton is going to perform a medley of faith-based songs for the CMA Awards, including a duet she recently recorded with Australian duo for KING and COUNTRY. (Oct. 23) - Published

Country Mile episode 4: Dolly Parton says ‘I got enough stories to last a lifetime’

Country Mile episode 4 features Dolly Parton reflecting on everything from the CMA Awards to Thanksgiving dinner. - Published

Dolly Parton celebrates 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry: 'I feel very special'

“Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry” will air 8 p.m. Nov. 26 on NBC. - Published

Good grief! Dollywood sued over use of 'Charlie Brown Christmas' song in copyright claim

Copyright owners claim Dollywood, founded by country superstar Dolly Parton, used the "Charlie Brown Christmas" theme song without permission. - Published

Dolly Parton shares moving memories of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, more favorite moments

Dolly Parton will celebrate 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 12 with special performances at the Grand Ole Opry House. - Published

"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 9/1

This week "Sunday Morning," with guest host Lee Cowan, features John Blackstone's cover story on American Giant, a sportswear manufacturer whose apparel is entirely "Made in the U.S.A." Plus: David..
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Dolly Parton: Making the most of everything

The poor girl from the Great Smoky Mountains who became the glitzy queen of country glamour has always known what really matters
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Country heart: How Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert and other superstars give back

Country music stars like Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley all play an active role to give back to their community. - Published

Women steal the show at the Newport Folk Festival

Country music icon Dolly Parton joined a first-ever all-female roster of headliners at the venerable music fest
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The Highwomen: Meet country music's new all-female supergroup

Country music icon Dolly Parton pulled off a big surprise when she took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival this weekend where women artists were in the spotlight. Parton was part of the first-ever..
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