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With ‘Black Panther,’ Kendrick Lamar could win an Oscar before he wins Grammy for Album of the Year

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With ‘Black Panther,’ Kendrick Lamar could win an Oscar before he wins Grammy for Album of the Year
Kendrick Lamar was skunked by the Grammys for Album of the Year again this year, with the recording academy once again voting for the most adult-contemporary-friendly option — in this case, Bruno Mars (“24K Magic”). But why wait around for music’s top prize when you can go for film’s highest honor? He co-wrote the entire soundtrack album for the new Marvel film “Black Panther.” He might actually have a better shot at the Oscars since the motion picture academy has demonstrated that it’s far more open to hip-hop music than the Grammys are. Watch Lamar’s video for “All the Stars” with Sza above.

The Oscars have spent recent years trying to respond to the #OscarsSoWhite backlash from 2016 when there were no people of color represented among the 20 acting nominees. Since then the academy has opened up to a broader, more diverse, more international membership, but they were
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Country Star Cam Plays the Other Woman in ’70s-Themed ‘Diane’ Music Video

Country Star Cam Plays the Other Woman in ’70s-Themed ‘Diane’ Music Video
Cam‘s comeback tour continues!

The country star released her latest single “Diane” — a response to Dolly Parton’s classic “Jolene,” from the other woman’s perspective — in October. Now People has an exclusive first look at the music video for the empowering Abba-meets-Fleetwood Mac stomper.

Cam (née Camaron Ochs) rose to fame in 2015 with her Grammy-nominated hit “Burning House.” The singer, 32, married beau Adam Weaver in September 2016, and she’s preparing her sophomore LP, due later this year. People caught up with the singer about her “Diane” music video, why she took acting lessons for it — and how
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These Celebs' Families Got Brutally Honest About Their Significant Others

These Celebs' Families Got Brutally Honest About Their Significant Others
As we all know too well, family members always have opinions to share when it comes to your new romantic interests.

The same goes for these celebrity parents, siblings and kids, who revealed their true thoughts about their loved ones’ partners — for better or worse.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s mother on Brad Falchuk

The Goop founder’s fiancé has gotten Blythe Danner’s (Paltrow’s mom!) stamp of approval. “I adore him,” Danner told People following confirmation of the actress and Falchuk’s engagement news. “Great fellow. Very grounded. Very adoring of my daughter. I’m sold when you see that!
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Athena Film Fest Adds To Its Lineup: “Mankiller,” “Battle of the Sexes,” and Stem Panel

“Mankiller”: Wilma Mankiller Foundation

The Athena Film Festival (Aff) has announced more of its 2018 lineup. Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton’s “Battle of the Sexes,” a biopic about the famous 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, will serve as the fest’s opener. King is set to participate in a post-screening conversation. Best Picture nominee “The Post” will be the closing night film. The drama follows Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and her decision of whether or not to publish the Pentagon Papers.

Athena’s centerpiece film will be “Mankiller,” Valerie Red-Horse Mohl’s documentary about legendary activist Wilma Mankiller. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Red-Horse Mohl, exec producer Gale Anne Hurd, and Gloria Steinem. Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday will moderate.

The festival will also host a special presentation of “UnREAL’s” third season premiere. Series star Shiri Appleby, showrunner/Ep,
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Adele Honors Dolly Parton with Amazing Transformation

We all have that personality that we look up to, or we once looked up to as a role model. In most cases, they are persons who have achieved a lot more than we have in their line of work, economically, religiously, politically, or even morally. Moreover, they are usually people who are well known in society, and appreciated for the contributions they have made towards making the world a better place to live in. Other times, they could be just people who have made us feel better about ourselves, although they didn’t really know us. That was the case

Adele Honors Dolly Parton with Amazing Transformation
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RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Recap: Was the Right Diva Silenced?

Thursday’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars brought out the remaining nine queens’ inner divas — not that they needed much coercing.

RELATEDLast Week’s All Stars Recap: 10th Queen Revealed in Season Premiere

Picking up immediately after Morgan McMichaels’ dramatic elimination, the second installment of Season 3 proved just how unpredictable the competition can be. As Trixie Mattel noted, “Somebody really fierce just sashayed away. Next time, it could be me. It could be Shangela. Probably Chi Chi.” Shade.

But as it turned out, none of the aforementioned queens needed to worry about their chances this week. In fact,
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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ 3 episode 2 recap: Did Milk get creamed in ‘Divas Lip Sync Live’? [Updating Live]

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ 3 episode 2 recap: Did Milk get creamed in ‘Divas Lip Sync Live’? [Updating Live]
RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” returned last week on VH1 with the debut of its third cycle. In tonight’s all-new episode, the remaining nine queens were tasked with performing a lip-syncing dance number inspired by VH1 Divas. Which contestant came out on top as the winner of the challenge? And were Gold Derby’s predictions correct that Milk would be eliminated this week?

Below, check out our minute-by-minute “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” recap of Season 3, Episode 2, titled “Divas Lip Sync Live,” to find out what happened Thursday night. Then be sure to vote in our poll about the results and sound off in the comments section about your favorite queens and who you think will join the list of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winners.

See ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’: Was the right queen eliminated in ‘Divas Lip Sync Live’? [Poll]

7:59 p.m. – Previously,
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Meryl Streep in ‘Sophie’s Choice’: A look back at her second Oscar win and the competition

Meryl Streep in ‘Sophie’s Choice’: A look back at her second Oscar win and the competition
This article marks Part 4 of the 21-part Gold Derby series Meryl Streep at the Oscars. Join us as we look back at Meryl Streep’s nominations, the performances that competed with her, the results of each race and the overall rankings of the contenders.

After “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” in 1981, Meryl Streep lined up two exciting projects for the following year, both lead turns and both given prime late-year release dates for Academy Awards consideration.

First on tap was Streep’s much-anticipated reunion with “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) director Robert Benton. “Still of the Night” would mark her first big screen thriller to date, pairing Streep with two-time Oscar nominee Roy Scheider. Exciting, right? Well, the Benton picture came and went that November in the blink of an eye, failing to even crack the box office top 10. Not only were reviews for the film itself lukewarm but critics argued both
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Move Over Adele! RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' Queen Trixie Mattel Pays Tribute to Dolly Parton

Move Over Adele! RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' Queen Trixie Mattel Pays Tribute to Dolly Parton
Adele did it earlier this week. And now RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 queen Trixie Mattel will be trying her hand at dressing up as Dolly Parton.

The season 7 fan favorite and Trixie & Katya Show co-host will slap on her best big blonde wig and sparkly outfit to pay tribute to Parton on Thursday’s all-new episode, and People’s got an exclusive sneak peek at her in action.

Parton is one of nine musical superstars the queens of All Stars 3 will be honoring in the show’s first ever lip-sync dance number inspired by VH1’s classic Divas Live specials.
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Dolly Parton Responds to Adele's Tribute Costume — and Asks for Some Fans So She Can Buy Wigs!

Dolly Parton Responds to Adele's Tribute Costume — and Asks for Some Fans So She Can Buy Wigs!
.@Adele you’re so fabulous! I will always love you! pic.twitter.com/WCPVsZ9PmG

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Just like Dolly Parton has an admirer in Adele, Adele has a super fan in Parton!

After the 29-year-old British singer showed off a photo of herself emulating the country star in an elaborate costume, Parton took to her Twitter with a video expressing how touched she was.

“Adele… likes me?!” Parton, 72, said in the video posted Wednesday morning. “I was knocked out. I was so honored. I was so flattered. I loved your outfit.
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Dolly Parton ‘So Honoured’ After Adele Dresses Up Like Her And Calls Her ‘Hero’

Dolly Parton ‘So Honoured’ After Adele Dresses Up Like Her And Calls Her ‘Hero’
Adele has gone country! The 29-year-old singer paid tribute to her idol, Dolly Parton, by dressing up as the music icon. Adele tweeted a photo of her costume, which included an all-pink, cleavage-baring pants suit, a matching boa, and a big blonde wig. She accessorized the look with a large statement necklace, blue eye shadow and, of course,
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Adele Dresses Up as Dolly Parton, Dolly Responds

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Adele did her best Dolly Parton impersonation ... and it's now Dolly approved. The "Hello" singer played dress up to virtually become the iconic country star -- blonde wig, pantsuit, and lots of cleavage ... while clutching a guitar. Adele gave Dolly major props with the caption ... "The effortless queen of song, Dolly Parton! We love you! We wish We could possess an ounce of your ability."  Unclear why exactly Adele's shouting her out right now --
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Adele Impressively Transforms into 'Effortless Queen of Song' Dolly Parton — Wig, Boobs and Guitar Included!

Adele Impressively Transforms into 'Effortless Queen of Song' Dolly Parton — Wig, Boobs and Guitar Included!
Hello, Dolly!

Adele has embraced her country side by dressing up as her hero, Dolly Parton. The 29-year-old British vocal powerhouse donned an elaborate costume for a photo shared to Twitter, including a pink studded pantsuit, oversized feather boa, and equally feathery blonde wig. Completing the look with retro blue eye shadow and an acoustic guitar, Adele struck a pose worthy of the 72-year-old Tennessee superstar.

“The effortless queen of song, Dolly Parton! We love you!” she captioned the hilarious (and oddly convincing) pic. “We wish we could possess an ounce of your ability. You were the hero of our night!
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Adele Dresses Up as Dolly Parton--and It Gets the Country Star's Attention!

Adele Dresses Up as Dolly Parton--and It Gets the Country Star's Attention!
Adele channeled her country side and dressed up as the great Dolly Parton. The "Hello" singer shared a picture of her wearing a blonde wig and pink suit on Instagram Tuesday. "The effortless queen of song, Dolly Parton! We love you!" she wrote. "We wish we could possess an ounce of your ability. You were the hero of our night! A hero of my life. I'll always love you x."  Clearly the costume caught Parton's attention because the "9 to 5" singer commented on the photo. "And I will always love you!" she wrote, quoting her 1974 song that was later sung by Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard. To show how much she really loved Adele's getup, Parton...
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Reba McEntire "Absolutely" Wants to Work With Kelly Clarkson and Dolly Parton Again

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Paging Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson. A country music legend would love to work with you again. While Reba McEntire is busy supporting her new gospel album Sing It Now, the singer is already thinking about what's next. As it turns out, she would absolutely be open to working with a few familiar faces. "Touring with Dolly? Wouldn't that be a hoot? Yah, I would consider that in a heartbeat. I love Dolly Parton," Reba shared with E! News. "When I was doing the Reba TV show, Dolly spent the whole week with us on set. She was one of the guest stars and that's the last time we really got to sit down and visit." Speaking of Reba, would the star like to share the big screen with...
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Jennifer Aniston on Her "Exciting" Return to TV With Reese Witherspoon: "We're in a Little Revolution"

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Image Source: Getty / Albert L. Ortega Back in November, we were treated to the exciting news that Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon would be collaborating on a new TV series, and the world was shook: despite their close offscreen friendship, we haven't seen these two in a project together since Witherspoon starred as Rachel Green's younger sister, Jill, on Friends back in the day. After a bidding war, their untitled drama - which will "focus on a New York morning show" - landed at Apple, and has been picked up for two seasons with 20 episodes overall. While Witherspoon has already made a splash on the small screen with the award-winning HBO drama Big Little Lies, Aniston hasn't been on TV since Friends ended in 2004. In a recent interview with Popsugar, Aniston revealed what motivated her to return to TV after a hugely successful film career, citing the book that
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Shop at Draper James Today - 100% of Proceeds Will go to Dolly Parton's Charity to Celebrate Her Birthday!

Shop at Draper James Today - 100% of Proceeds Will go to Dolly Parton's Charity to Celebrate Her Birthday!
If you’re looking to snag some of Reese Witherspoon’s favorite styles from her Draper James line you’re in luck. Not only are a ton of adorable styles marked down, but in honor of Dolly Parton’s birthday 100 percent of today’s proceeds in stores and online will be donated to Dolly’s charity, Imagine Library of Middle Tennessee. Along with a huge selection of dresses, sweaters, jackets, tops, handbags, jewelry and more that have been marked down by 50 percent – you can also scoop up one of Draper Jame’s Dolly totes or tees! So if you’re
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Happy 72nd Birthday, Dolly Parton! 10 Reasons Why She Is Forever an Icon

Happy 72nd Birthday, Dolly Parton! 10 Reasons Why She Is Forever an Icon
Dolly Parton turns 72 on Friday, and we couldn’t feel luckier to have her in our lives.

Ever since her 1960 debut album, Hello, I’m Dolly, the Tennessee-born singer has made a massive, boot-shaped footprint on the music industry, as well as just about every other industry (music, business, fashion). In addition to winning nine Grammy Awards over the course of her career, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, Parton has earned two Oscar nominations and five Golden Globe noms for her performance in the 1980 film 9 to 5, as well as in 1983’s The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. In 2016, she was
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Dolly Parton Celebrates Birthday With Two Guinness World Records And Honours From The Emmys

Dolly Parton is turning a big 72 Friday, and for her birthday she’s adding some new awards to her shelf. According to USA Today, the country legend has received a slew of honours since the beginning of the year, including two new world records certified by Guinness, honours from the Emmys for her charity work, and
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Queen of Country! Twitter Salutes Legendary Singer Dolly Parton on Her 72nd Birthday

Queen of Country! Twitter Salutes Legendary Singer Dolly Parton on Her 72nd Birthday
Dolly Parton’s iconic career spans nearly 60 years

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