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Grammys 2019: Watch Dolly Parton Perform With Katy Perry, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Miley Cyrus, and Kacey Musgraves

Dolly Parton took the stage at the 2019 Grammys tonight to perform songs from her 2018 album Dumplin', which serves as the soundtrack to the Netflix…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 10, 2019

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Dolly Parton Gets COVID Vaccine: ‘I’m Old Enough to Get It and Smart Enough to Get It’

Dolly Parton put her arm where her money went (or is it the other way around?), literally. A month after she donated $1 million to…
Daniel Kohn / March 2, 2021

Dolly Parton Declines Statue at Tennessee Capitol: ‘I Don’t Think Putting Me on a Pedestal Is Appropriate at This Time’

Patron saint of country music Dolly Parton declined a proposed statue erected in her honor on the grounds of the Tennessee capitol in Nashville, saying, "given…
Katherine Turman / February 18, 2021

Dolly Parton Proves She’s an Angel on Earth by Saving 9-Year-Old Actress’s Life

When Dolly Parton's not funding COVID-19 vaccines to help end a global pandemic, she's saving lives on set. During a recent interview with Inside…
Katrina Nattress / December 12, 2020

Dolly Parton Helped Fund Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Following the good news that Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is showing more than 94% effectiveness, it's now been revealed that Dolly Parton had a hand in…
Emily Tan / November 17, 2020

Dolly Parton Brings Stephen Colbert to Tears on Late Show

Stephen Colbert is known for doling out the laughs, but the tears? Not so much. But on last night's episode (Oct. 20) of…
Emily Tan / October 21, 2020

Miley Cyrus Brings ‘Midnight Sky’ and Hall & Oates’ ‘Maneater’ to Tonight Show

When Miley Cyrus stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night (Sept. 10), you knew it was going to be more than just…
Emily Tan / September 11, 2020

Dolly Parton Mourns ‘True Friend’ Kenny Rogers: ‘My Heart’s Broken’

Dolly Parton took to Twitter Saturday (March 21) to share a message with followers and to pay tribute to her longtime friend and collaborator, Kenny…
Katrina Nattress / March 21, 2020

Tennessee Lawmaker Wants to Replace Bust of KKK Leader With One of Dolly Parton

A bust of Confederate soldier and former Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest has been on display in the Tennessee Capitol building since 1978. More than…
Maggie Serota / December 11, 2019

Watch Dolly Parton Perform With Brandi Carlile and the Highwomen at Newport Folk Fest

The Newport Folk Festival is taking place this weekend in Newport, Rhode Island, with performances from Jeff Tweedy, Kacey Musgraves, Maggie Rogers, Lucy Dacus, Phosphorescent,…
Rob Arcand / July 28, 2019

Watch Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Miley Cyrus, More Cover Dolly Parton at MusiCares Tribute

Back in September, the Recording Academy named Dolly Parton the MusiCares Person Of The Year, becoming the first-ever country musician to take home the award.
Rob Arcand / February 9, 2019

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
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