Dolly Parton's Wildfire Relief Fund Is Helping Almost 1000 Families Who Lost Their Homes Last Year

Not long after last November’s wildfires killed 14 people and destroyed “more than 2400 structures” in the Great Smokey Mountains region of Tennessee, Dolly Parton came to the rescue of her neighbors in Sevier County by launching the My People Fund. The fund quickly raised upwards of $9 million for area families whose…

3 Dead, Over 14,000 Evacuated in Tennessee's 'Largest Fire in the Last Hundred Years' 

Over a dozen fires have decimated nearly 15,000 acres in the area surrounding Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountain National Park, according to reports, forcing thousands to evacuate and destroying parts of resort towns Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. “This is a fire for the history books,” Gatlinburg fire chief Greg Miller …

Even Dolly Parton Was Just a Girl Once

At Dolly Parton’s appearance in Forest Hills, Queens on Saturday, the open stadium felt covered by the energy of passionate fans. When a woman’s voice screamed, “I love you, Dolly!” she replied calmly, “I love you, too,” and we believed it. When a man’s voice screamed, “I love you, Dolly!” she shouted, “I told you to…

Watch Dolly Parton and Katy Perry Sing a Medley of Parton's Hits at Last Night's ACM Awards

Living legend Dolly Parton performed alongside living Jeremy Scott fever dream Katy “Jolene” Perry at last night’s ACM awards, and the crowd loved every second of it. The duo blessed us with a medley of “Coat of Many Colors,” “Jolene,” and “9 to 5"—a satisfying trifecta of Parton classics—and added fuel to my…

20 'Lost' Tracks From Dolly, Linda, and Emmylou To Be Released Later This Year

Imagine if someone approached you and asked, “Wanna hear some new music from Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris?” How would you respond? With a silent shrug? A quick “No”? With a gasp, followed by, “What do I look like, some kind of dummy? Of course I wanna hear some new music from Trio!” If it’s more…

Happy 70th Birthday, Dolly Parton! Let's Celebrate with Some of Her Best Performances

Dolly Parton—that sugary sweet, tremendously talented, and heavily tattooed angel who fell to earth (either heaven or the Smokey Mountains)—turns 70 years old today so let’s pump up our hair (because the higher the hair, the closer to God), push out our tits, break out our favorite Dolly albums, and celebrate! It’s…