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Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Stay gold, Dolly Parton. Today (Jan. 4), the Queen of Country is celebrating her golden anniversary—that’s 50 years—as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. “It was always my dream to be on the Opry,” says Dolly. “I actually got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry when I was about 10 years old. I…MORE

Dolly Parton’s “Girl in the Movies” Earns Golden Globe Nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture

Dolly Parton’s “Girl in the Movies” Earns Golden Globe Nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture

Dolly Parton’s new song, “Girl in the Movies,” from the Netflix movie, Dumplin’, received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture. In addition to re-recording six songs from her iconic catalog for the movie’s soundtrack, Dolly co-penned and recorded six new songs, including “Girl in the Movies.” Best Original Song…MORE

Dolly Parton to Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member in 2019

Dolly Parton to Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member in 2019

On Jan. 4, 2019,  Dolly Parton will celebrate her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. To commemorate the milestone accomplishment, the Opry will celebrate Dolly Week in October with a number of performances on Oct. 10, 11 and 12. Oct. 10 | Opry Country Classics featuring performances of Dolly’s No. 1…MORE

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton kicked off the holiday season with her annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Nov. 9. In addition to a performances by Dolly with her brother Randy and several nieces, Dolly opened the park’s newest expansion, Glacier Ridge, a “frosted version of the Smoky Mountains” that features a…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton Perform New Song, “Girl in the Movies,” From Upcoming Netflix Film, “Dumplin’”

Watch Dolly Parton Perform New Song, “Girl in the Movies,” From Upcoming Netflix Film, “Dumplin’”

In addition to re-recording six songs from her iconic catalog, Dolly Parton co-penned and recorded six new songs for the upcoming Nexflix movie, Dumplin’. Dumplin’, which is based on Julie Murphy’s 2015 best-selling novel of the same name, stars Danielle Macdonald as the plus-size daughter of Jennifer Aniston, a former Texas beauty queen. The daughter…MORE

Gucci Fashion Show Includes Denim Ode to Dolly Parton

Gucci Fashion Show Includes Denim Ode to Dolly Parton

During Gucci’s Spring 2019 runway show on Sept. 24 in Paris, two images of Dolly Parton strolled down the runway. Dolly’s likeness was featured on two pieces of clothing by Italian designer Alessandro Michele: a sleeveless denim jacket with an airbrushed closeup of Parton and the word “Dolly” a pink sweater with a pop-art portrait…MORE

Dolly Parton to Be Honored as the 2019 “MusiCares Person of the Year”

Dolly Parton to Be Honored as the 2019 “MusiCares Person of the Year”

Dolly Parton can add another honor to her Hall of Fame career: 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year. Following in the footsteps of past honorees like Paul McCartney, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Tom Petty and more, Dolly will be presented with the award at the 29th annual benefit gala at the Los Angeles…MORE

Dolly Parton’s $37-Million Expansion at Dollywood Will Feature New Roller Coaster, Climbing Structure, Restaurant & More

Dolly Parton’s $37-Million Expansion at Dollywood Will Feature New Roller Coaster, Climbing Structure, Restaurant & More

At a media event on Aug. 3, Dolly Parton revealed plans for a $37-million expansion dubbed Wildwood Grove at her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Wildwood Grove, which is slated to open in 2019, represents the largest capital investment in Dollywood’s 32-year history. Wildwood Grove will feature 11 new experiences for guests, including…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina Smith” Featuring Carly Pearce

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina Smith” Featuring Carly Pearce

Need a refresher on what #WomenWantToHearWomen is all about? Over the past year or so, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Carly Pearce. She is genuinely one of the kindest, smartest and most talented women in the game. She’s not afraid to let her voice be heard—and, oh what a voice it is.…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina Smith” Featuring Dolly Parton

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina Smith” Featuring Dolly Parton

Need a refresher on what #WomenWantToHearWomen is all about? Hey friends, after a one-week vacation at the beach, I’m baaaaaack. I’m so amped to keep this Women Want to Hear Women conversation going. As WHTHW gears up for a number of artist interviews in the coming weeks—including some fabulous up-and-comers—I wanted to feature a woman…MORE

Hey Reba, Dolly Parton Says “We Certainly Should Sing Something Together”

Hey Reba, Dolly Parton Says “We Certainly Should Sing Something Together”

Queens of country music Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire are two of the most decorated female country artist of all time, winning a combined 10 Grammy Awards, 16 CMA Awards and 19 ACM Awards. It’s only natural that we want to see the Country Music Hall of Fame members collaborate, à la George Strait and…MORE

Dolly Parton Teams With Netflix for New Series Based on Her Classic Songs

Dolly Parton Teams With Netflix for New Series Based on Her Classic Songs

After Lily Tomlin let the cat out of the bag during a Grace and Frankie panel discussion on June 2 that her 9 to 5 co-star Dolly Parton had a gig with Netflix in the works, Dolly made the official announcement on June 4. Dolly announced that her Dixie Pixie Productions is partnering with Warner…MORE

Dolly Parton Makes a Surprise Visit at Dedication Ceremony for Hometown Senior Center

Dolly Parton Makes a Surprise Visit at Dedication Ceremony for Hometown Senior Center

Dolly Parton was in her hometown of Sevierville, Tenn., on May 7 to take part in the dedication ceremony for the My People Senior Activity Center, which features activities for seniors that include exercise classes, quilting, wood-carving and more. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, Dolly surprised guests at the center by touring the facility…MORE

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Congrats to Robert Earl Keen, who was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. REK joins Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett & more in the Lone Star State institution.