Dolly Parton

MusiCares’ Dolly Parton Tribute Lines Up Chris Stapleton, Shawn Mendes, Mark Ronson, & More

Every year before the Grammys, the Recording Academy names a musician as the MusiCares Person of the Year. This year’s honoree is Dolly Parton, who…
James Rettig, Stereogum / November 20, 2018

Sia & Dolly Parton – “Here I Am”

Dumplin’ is an upcoming movie that stars Jennifer Aniston and Danielle Macdonald. It’s based on a young adult novel about a plus-size teenager that’s obsessed with…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 14, 2018

Dolly Parton Named MusiCares Person of the Year for 2019

Dolly Parton will be named the MusiCares Person of the Year, making her the first country-music artist to earn the title. She will be honored…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / September 5, 2018

Dolly Parton Is Getting a Netflix Show Based on Her Hit Songs

Dolly Parton is getting her own Netflix show: an anthology series in which each episode is based on a different one of the legendary country…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 4, 2018

Watch The Flaming Lips Cover “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” At Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert

Country legend Kenny Rogers announced his retirement a couple years ago, and his final concert took place last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
James Rettig, Stereogum / October 26, 2017

Here’s What You Should Know About Miley Cyrus’ New Album Younger Now

Miley Cyrus' new album, Younger Now, is out now. As is typical with the child star-cum-pop star-cum-cultural-appropriator-extraordinaire, a new album means an entirely new Miley. Gone…
Arielle Gordon / September 29, 2017

Emmys 2017: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, and Dolly Parton Criticize Donald Trump During 9 to 5 Reunion

Last night, the Emmy Awards featured Donald Glover caustically "thanking" Donald Trump for inspiring his art, and also, in a far more ill-advised moment, Sean…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 18, 2017

Kenny Rogers Announces Retirement Concert Featuring the Flaming Lips, Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss and More

A blow-out all-star concert will celebrate country icon and "The Gambler"-famous crossover singer Kenny Rogers' 60-year career. "All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration" will take…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 18, 2017

Watch Will Ferrell Sing “I Will Always Love You” at USC Commencement

Will Ferrell delivered the commencement address at the University of Southern California on Friday, treating the class of 2017 to a 20-minute speech that ended…
Taylor Berman / May 13, 2017

New Music: Whitney – “You’ve Got A Woman” (Lion Cover) and “Gonna Hurry (As Slow As I Can)” (Dolly Parton Cover)

Chicago pop-rock outfit Whitney have digitally released a new 12" just prior to kicking off their massive world tour, which will stretch from April through…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 27, 2017

Barack Obama Wrote a Foreword For a Brandi Carlile Covers Album

Today, in confusing music news, pop-country singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile has announced a new star-studded compilation album, Cover Stories, which consists entirely of new renditions of songs from…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 21, 2017

Celebrating Pop Poetics: 25 Poets Who Draw Inspiration From Music Icons

Last month, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, which sparked a lot of questions of whether music could be considered poetry or…
Andy Emitt / November 4, 2016

Watch Reba McEntire, Kacey Musgraves, and More Pay Tribute to Dolly Parton at the CMA Awards

Last night at the 50th annual CMA Awards, Dolly Parton was awarded the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award and a number of musicians came together paid…
Sadie Bell / November 3, 2016

Katy Perry Duetted With Dolly Parton at the Academy of Country Music Awards

The Academy of Country Music Awards went down in Las Vegas last night, and perhaps the biggest highlight was when Katy Perry teamed up with country…
James Grebey / April 4, 2016

10 Albums to Stream: Lykke Li, Brian Eno & Karl Hyde, Kishi Bashi, Lily Allen, and More

The weekend is almost upon us. Celebrate with fresh releases from the likes of Lykke Li, Lily Allen, Kishi Bashi, Dolly Parton, PAWS, and more. They're…
David Zisser / May 2, 2014
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