1. 5 Biggest Moments in Country Music Hair History

    January 05, 2017 5:04 PM EST "Country Music Hair" author Erin Duvall breaks down the 'dos. You can't think about country music without thinking about hair. Whenever anyone talks about Dolly Parton , her look is mentioned in the same breath as her unparalleled songwriting ability and angelic voice.…

  2. Dolly Parton Raises $9 Million For Tennessee Wildfire Relief, With Help From Taylor Swift

    December 15, 2016 11:15 AM EST Millions tuned in Tuesday night (Dec. 13) for Dolly Parton ’s Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund telethon, featuring performances by Chris Janson , Cyndi Lauper and more, and similarly millions of dollars were raised for the cause. Parton has been hands-on in advocating…

  3. Dolly Parton's Tennessee Wildfire Telethon: Watch Live

    December 13, 2016 7:50 PM EST Country music icon Dolly Parton 's home and businesses in East Tennessee were spared from deadly wildfires last month, but she's pitching in to help her neighbors recover from the devastation. Parton is headlining a telethon Tuesday (Dec. 13) from Nashville starting at 8 p.m. ET,…

  4. Dolly Parton Joining Pentatonix for NBC Holiday Special

    December 09, 2016 9:12 PM EST Dolly Parton will join NBC's upcoming A Pentatonix Christmas Special airing next week.  It's a fitting addition to the show -- which will also feature Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson performing with Pentatonix -- as Parton and the chart-topping a cappella quartet just this week…

  5. Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers & More to Perform at Dolly Parton's Telethon for Tennessee Wildfire Victims

    December 07, 2016 8:28 PM EST Country icon Dolly Parton has organized a musical telethon to raise money for victims of the Tennessee wildfires that destroyed more than 1,700 homes in the resort town of Gatlinburg. The event, which will air Dec. 13 on Great American Country, will include performances by Reba McEntire ,…

  6. Dolly Parton's Dollywood Threatened by Huge Tennessee Wildfire

    November 29, 2016 9:04 AM EST UPDATE : A statement released on Tuesday morning (Nov. 29) updated the status of the park. "Wildfires in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains continue to affect several areas of Sevier County including Dollywood," it read. "An assessment this morning revealed no damage to…

  7. Jennifer Nettles Kicks Off Holiday Season With 'CMA Country Christmas' & New Dolly Parton TV Movie

    November 28, 2016 5:21 PM EST Move over, Mrs. Claus: Jennifer Nettles , the reigning Queen of Christmas, is back to usher in the holiday season with a three-day marathon of holiday cheer. It all kicks off with CMA Country Christmas on Monday night (Nov. 28), then an appearance on The Voice on Tuesday, and finally the TV…

  8. Country Singer Collin Raye Set to Hit 'Rewind' On New Envision Radio Feature

    November 23, 2016 3:25 PM EST Few conversations are as compelling to listen in on as those that take place between artists as they swap road tales, share career highs and lows, and dish out behind-the-scenes insight and the unknown stories behind their hit songs. Nobody knows that better than immensely likeable country…

  9. CMA Awards as Grammy Auditions: How Country's Big Night Changed the Odds for Beyonce, Maren Morris & Maybe Even Dolly

    November 05, 2016 12:59 PM EDT When it comes to unofficially auditioning for the Grammys, there’s no public platform better timed than the Country Music Association Awards, which were held this year just two nights before the Grammys’ Nov. 4 initial balloting deadline. Who might have gotten a boost on their Staples Center…

  10. Watch Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire & More Pay Tribute to Dolly Parton at the 2016 CMA Awards

    November 02, 2016 11:19 PM EDT Dolly Parton won the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 CMA Awards, and to celebrate, the association put together an all-star tribute featuring some of country music's most beloved women, from Jennifer Nettles to Carrie Underwood . Kicking off with an a capella…

  11. The CMA Awards' Golden Anniversary: 50 Years, 50 Highlights

    November 01, 2016 2:04 PM EDT George Strait, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift and even a former president are part of the trophy's history. From Jack Greene ’s triple play in the first year to Chris Stapleton ’s career-making appearance at the 49th installment, the Country Music Association Awards have become…

  12. The Story Behind New Country Music Hall Of Famer Fred Foster

    October 06, 2016 1:42 PM EDT The producer and record exec was key in the careers of Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton and Kris Kristofferson. After the Country Music Hall of Fame announced its 2016 class, the two artists among the 2016 inductees — Randy Travis and Charlie Daniels — received the most press. The other, Fred Foster…

  13. Dolly Parton to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 50th Annual CMAs

    October 04, 2016 7:30 PM EDT Country star Dolly Parton will receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 50th annual Country Music Association Awards. Parton will receive the award in Nashville on Nov. 2, the CMA said Tuesday. The show will air on ABC. Parton, who wrote "I Will Always Love…

  14. Toby Keith, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan Among Country Acts Who Take Business Beyond Music

    September 26, 2016 1:13 PM EDT Musicians view the years they spend in the honky-tonks as paying their dues for the music business. As it turns out, all that very specific training sets them up to succeed in other industries, too. Toby Keith owns dozens of racehorses, developed his own brand of wild mezcal and licensed his…

  15. The Best Musical Guests on 'The Simpsons'

    September 26, 2016 9:49 AM EDT On Sunday night (Sept. 25)  The Simpsons entered its perfectly cromulent 28 th season.  Over the course of their nearly 600 episodes, the Simpson family have done just about everything and met just about everyone. (After all, “Simpsons did it!”) One of the best things about The Simpsons has…

  16. Dolly Parton & Pentatonix Perform 'Jolene' A Cappella: Watch

    September 16, 2016 9:26 PM EDT Dolly Parton and Pentatonix teamed up recently to rework Parton's classic "Jolene" a cappella style.  CMA's 'Forever Country' Song Features Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & 28 More Country Superstars: Listen In a new video posted to Pentatonix's YouTube…

  17. CMA's 'Forever Country' Song Features Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & 28 More Country Superstars: Listen

    September 16, 2016 7:24 PM EDT The 50th Annual CMA Awards' celebratory star-studded spectacle of a song "Forever Country" was released Friday (Sept. 16) and it includes 30 of the genre's biggest names of past and present fame.  The song pays tribute to country music's legacy by combining John…

  18. CMA Announces 'Forever Country' Single & Music Video in Honor of 50 Years of CMA Awards

    September 15, 2016 5:34 PM EDT The biggest night in country music is upon us, and this week, the Country Music Awards announced that a single titled "Forever Country" and music video will be released in celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards, which will air live Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.  Chris…

  19. Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Sweeps to No. 1 Down Under

    August 29, 2016 12:19 AM EDT Frank Ocean’s Blonde has blasted out the blocks in Australia.  The R&B star snags his first No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with his sophomore set, which arrived Aug. 20 after an unconventional release strategy that proved both exhausting for fans and frustrating for his record company .…

  20. Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Coasting to No. 1 in U.K.

    August 23, 2016 4:41 AM EDT He teased, he bluffed, he distracted and he thrilled. And now Frank Ocean’s Blonde (Def Jam) is blasting toward the U.K. chart summit. Ocean’s long-awaited sophomore album has dashed to No. 1 on the Official Chart Update with a 4,000 combined sales lead on its nearest rival, Dolly Parton’s No…

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