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2 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

The brave new voice of modern country music

Nashville-based artist Sturgill Simpson is being hailed as a great and weird new voice in a traditionally homogeneous genre.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Country

4 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Pamela Anderson urges ban on animal-tested cosmetics

Pamela Anderson has penned a letter to the Indian Health Minister to convince him to ban the import of animal-tested cosmetics into the country.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pamela Anderson, Country

6 hrs ago | The Economist

Music festivals: Muddy tunes

DOLLY PARTON, an American musician, is used to performing for big crowds. But after her set this year at Glastonbury, Britain's largest music festival, she admitted to feeling nervous.

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Related Topix: Country, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

14 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Diana Ross in talks for Glastonbury

Diana Ross is in talks to perform on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury next year, which would see her follow in the footsteps of legends including Dolly Parton, Sir Tom Jones, Johnny Cash and Kenny Rogers.

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Related Topix: Diana Ross, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Country, Wedding

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Dee Hoty, Paul Schoeffler and More to Star in Walnut Street...

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 206th season with the wildly entertaining 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL.

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Related Topix: Straight Talk, Steel Magnolias, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Country, Los Angeles, CA

Surrey Advertiser

Ward Thomas join Weyfest 2014 lineup

As proved by Dolly Parton at Glastonbury, the appeal of country music is timeless and Hampshire duo Ward Thomas are on the threshold of becoming one of the first genuine major British Country acts.

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Related Topix: Country, Carrie Underwood

Kiama Independent

Country duo do it in Waves

QUEENSLAND'S country music duo Busby Marou are established as one of Australia's hardest working and most loved live bands.

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Related Topix: Country

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

Claire Lynch track-by-track: Bluegrass star, former Huntsville resident tells story behind...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Sometimes bluegrass star Claire Lynch will be singing her lovely, mandolin-dappled ballad "Dear Sister" onstage and looking out into the audience she'll see people wiping tears from their eyes.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Bluegrass, Claire Lynch, Country, Entertainment

CMT.com

Country Stars Dousing ALS With Donations

When you're raising money for ALS, it seems like everybody wins with this Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Hot 20 Countdown, Entertainment, Television, Country, Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood

BroadwayWorld.com

Natalie Douglas to New Shows Celebrating Dolly Parton, Nina Simone & More at Birdland

"FOUR WOMEN," which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simon e, Lena Horne , Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday , will have its US premiere on Monday, September 8 at 7:00 PM.

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Related Topix: Country, Black Entertainment, Nina Simone, Jazz, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Lena Horne

Mon Aug 18, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

3 Takes on Southern Sweet Tea

Dolly Parton's character, Truvy, in Steel Magnolias calls sweet tea the "house wine of the South"-and for good reason.

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Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Steel Magnolias, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Country, Soft Drinks, Life, Food, Recipes

The Washington Post

Motley Crue even country-music fans will love

If you enjoy listening to pop stars cover the songs of other pop stars, thank your lucky stars for YouTube.

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Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Country, Entertainment

Broadway

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want Megan Hilty to Run the Chicken...

As soon as we heard the news that Rob Ashford was bringing The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas back to Broadway, we were, a) doing the sidestep with excitement and b) wrapping our casting director minds around who would be the perfect Mona.

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Related Topix: Megan Hilty, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Country

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Nerve News

Miley Cyrus desperate to play Dolly Parton

Pop star Miley Cyrus is so keen to play country music legend Dolly Parton in a movie about her life that she is doing everything she can to convince the Jolene singer.

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Related Topix: Country

Reuters

Norway's Nico & Vinz hold onto top spot in British music charts

Norwegian double act Nico & Vinz held onto the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday for a second week with their single "Am I Wrong", the Official Charts Company said.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nico & Vinz, Country

Sat Aug 16, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Miley Cyrus wants to play Dolly Parton

The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker is concerned the role in the highly-anticipated biopic about her godmother will go to actress Scarlett Johansson and is doing everything she can to convince the 'Jolene' singer she is the right person to play her in a movie about her life.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Country

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Country Music Hall opens Kenny Rogers exhibit

Kenny Rogers was celebrated by a stellar turnout of the country music community in Nashville at a VIP reception Wednesday night at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum , where Kenny Rogers: Through the Years , a biographical exhibit in the museum's East Gallery, opened yesterday .

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Related Topix: Kenny Rogers, Country, Kenny Rogers & the First Edition, Photography, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Nathan East Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut with Vince Gill

Nathan East, one of the world's most recorded bassists, makes his Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, Aug. 16 performing with Grand Ole Opry member and MCA Nashville recording artist Vince Gill .

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Related Topix: Vince Gill, Country, Nashville, TN, Classic-Rock, Blind Faith

The News Tribune

Indigo Girls singer brings country band to Olympia

But Ray also makes punk and rock albums, and this year introduced her first country effort, "Goodnight Tender."

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Related Topix: Folk, Indigo Girls, Willie Nelson, Drama Movies, Music!, Country, Songwriter

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Marvin Davis Used His Studio Clout to Fund Diabetes Research

The Davises attended a wrap party for 'Dynasty' at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1987.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Country, Business News

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