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The Band Perry to pay for funerals of tragic family

February 3rd, 2014 3:20am EST
The Band Perry
Country music group The Band Perry are helping to cover the costs of funerals for a mother and her eight children who were killed in a house fire in Greenville, Kentucky on Thursday (30Jan14).

LaRae Watson, 35, and her kids, ranging in age from four to 15, perished in a blaze at their home. Father Chad J. Watson and their 11-year-old daughter were the only survivors.

It has now been revealed that a representative for the group had been in contact with the family and offered to pay all funeral costs, as well as covering the hotel bill for relatives staying near Vanderbilt University Medica...
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CMAs Fashion: A Red Hot Taylor Swift, Sheer & Sexy Carrie Underwood & More

November 7th, 2013 8:44am EST
Taylor Swift
Nashville, Tennessee, was hopping last night as performers overtook the town for the Country Music Awards (CMAs).

Taylor Swift, who received the Pinnacle Award, popped on the red carpet in a flowing crimson gown with matching ruby red lips. She knotted her hair back at the nape of her neck.

Carrie Underwood looked incredible in a sheer pink sequined dress that showed off her legs. She swept her long blonde hair to the side.

Miranda Lambert wore an electric blue gown embellished with some sparkles, while her husband Blake Shelton opted for jeans, cowboy boots and a black jacket, vest and ...
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Trending: Major Character On 'The Simpsons' To Be Killed Off, Kimberly Perry Engaged To Blue Jays Catcher

October 2nd, 2013 10:01am EDT
The Simpsons
A "major character" on "The Simpsons" will be killed off within the next year. The show's producer, Al Jean confirmed the news and only gave one clue about who it could possibly be: the actor who voices the character won an Emmy for playing that character. That narrows it down to about the entire main cast since they've all won Emmys for the show. Our guesses are pictured above and below. (story)

Singer Kimberly Perry, of The Band Perry, is engaged to Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia. The couple got engaged on her parents' property in Greeneville, Tenn., on Monday. The couple met i...
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Kimberly Perry Engaged!

October 1st, 2013 2:13pm EDT
The Band Perry
Singer Kimberly Perry is engaged to Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia.

An oak tree on The Band Perry singer's parents' property in Greeneville, Tennessee served as a backdrop for the romantic proposal on Monday.

She tells The Tennessean, "(When I first saw the tree I thought), 'If I get proposed to in this life, I hope it happens underneath this tree'."

When Perry's parents called her to come outside, the baseball star was waiting for her underneath the tree.

She continues, "I saw that and I thought, 'This is really happening'."

Perry's mother then sent her back into their ho...
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Susan Sarandon to be honoured for anti-hunger charity work

September 17th, 2013 3:12am EDT
Susan Sarandon
Actress Susan Sarandon is set to be feted for her help in the fight against hunger at a benefit in Los Angeles on Thursday (19Sep13).

The Thelma & Louise star will be the guest of honour at the Heifer International organisation event, where she will be recognised for her longrunning support and her efforts as an advocate for the company.

Country trio The Band Perry, which served as the face of firm's Outnumber Hunger Campaign last year (12), will perform at the gala and singer Kimberly Perry admits she has been inspired by Sarandon's philanthropy.

She tells RollingStone.com, "I think it'...
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The Band Perry star injured during festival performance

August 7th, 2013 3:10am EDT
The Band Perry
The Band Perry star Kimberly Perry was left battered and bruised after reaching out to fans while performing at a concert in Ontario, Canada over the weekend (03-04Aug13).

The singer took to the stage at the Boots and Hearts Music Festival with her sibling bandmates Neil and Reid Perry on Saturday (03Aug13), and she was hurt when overly enthusiastic fans pulled her against the barrier separating the band from the audience.

The star suffered bruising and an abrasion to her leg and also ripped her dress during the frenzy, but, instead of rushing offstage for an outfit change, she tore off t...
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Academy of Country Music Awards Fashion: Carrie Underwood, Jewel, Taylor Swift & More!

April 8th, 2013 8:52am EDT
Academy of Country Music Awards Fashion
Country's brightest and hottest stars attended the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday night.

Several music stars ushered in spring with a variety of colorful gowns, including Carrie Underwood, who opted for a pink and red rose-patterened strapless dress.

Jewel turned heads in a pale pink sequined number, while Taylor Swift opted for a heavily beaded metallic gown.

Sheryl Crow made a departure from the norm in a blue jumpsuit, while Shania Twain, Faith Hill and Miranda Lambert wore black.

See the entire list of winners here, and check out more pho...
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CMA Awards Highlights: Miranda Lambert's Emotional Acceptance Speech, Blake Shelton's Big Wins, Fashion & More!

November 2nd, 2012 8:48am EDT
Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were the toast of the town last night after winning a total of four trophies, including a joint award for "Song of the Year," at the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.

The married singers shared the prize for their powerful duet "Over You," and Lambert had to contain her emotion while they accepted the award. Shelton told the crowd, "I lost my brother in a car wreck when I was 14 years old, and later in life when I decided I wanted to be a country singer, my dad always told me, 'Son, you should write a song about your brother.' I los...
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Taylor Swift Is Slender & Sultry At The Academy Of Country Music Awards (See Fashion & Winners!)

April 2nd, 2012 8:41am EDT
Taylor Swift
Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson scored two trophies each at Sunday night's Academy Of Country Music Awards.

But Taylor Swift won the coveted Entertainer of the Year prize for the second year in a row. She told the audience, "Thank you so much to the fans who voted for this. I am so happy about this."

The singer looked beautiful and more mature, wearing heavier than usual make-up and a white shift dress with metallic accents.

The main ACM winners were:

Entertainer of the Year - Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year - Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year - Miranda...
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2012 Grammy Awards Fashion: Some Wore Colors While Most Wore Black On A Bittersweet Evening

February 13th, 2012 12:54pm EST
2012 Grammy Awards
The 2012 Grammy Awards will forever be remembered for one reason: the event took place the night after the music industry lost one of their biggest stars in an untimely fashion: Whitney Houston.

Despite the somber undertones of host LL Cool J's opening prayer for the late singer and a rousing performance of her hit song "I Will Always Love You" by Jennifer Hudson; the night was about the music and the attitude that the show must go on.

As always with award shows, the night is also about the fashion. While many stars wore black - perhaps in honor of the late Houston - many stars let the c...
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Kenny Chesney Scores Nine ACM Awards Nominations

January 26th, 2012 1:44pm EST
Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney looks set to lead the charge at the 2012 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards after scoring nine nominations.

The country superstar will compete in top categories including Male Vocalist of the Year, Vocal Event of the Year and Song of the Year for You and Tequila, his duet with Grace Potter.

He'll also go up against Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum for the coveted Album of the Year prize.

Lady Antebellum will also attempt to defend their title as last year's Vocal Group of the Year, facing tough competition from The Band Perry, the Eli Youn...
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Kanye West, Adele, Foo Fighters And Bruno Mars Dominate 54th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations

December 1st, 2011 8:24am EST
2012 Grammy Nominations
Kanye West, Adele, Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars will be the ones to watch at the 54th annual Grammy Awards after each landing a slew of top nominations.

The Stronger rapper leads the way with seven nods - his star-studded collaboration All of the Lights is up for Song of the Year and Best Rap Song, while he also earns a nod in the latter category for his Jay-Z duet Otis. The hip-hop stars' Watch The Throne album will also go head-to-head with West's solo disc, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy for Best Rap Album.

Adele is in the running for six honors and her critically-acclaimed project...
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Metallics & Sequins Dominate Fashion At The CMA Awards (Photos)

November 10th, 2011 8:52am EST
CMA Awards Fashion
Gold, silver and sequins dominated the red carpet at the Country Music Association (CMA) awards last night. Most singers and celebrities opted for subdued colors with a splash of sparkle.

Carrie Underwood and Hillary Scott opted for gold dresses, while Miranda Lambert had two looks for the evening: a black and silver dress and a fuschia sequined one.

The red carpet standout (and not necessarily in a good way) was Laura Bell Bundy. Her purple and silver ensemble seemed more appropriate for an ice skating event.

SEE THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS HERE!

CHECK OUT ALL THE FASHION FROM THE EVENT!...
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Miranda Lambert And Blake Shelton Lead 2011 CMA Awards

November 10th, 2011 8:13am EST
Miranda Lambert
Newlyweds Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were the toast of the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday night after picking up the two top vocalist prizes.

Lambert, who married Shelton in May, was crowned Female Vocalist of the Year, while her new husband picked up the male equivalent at the star-studded Bridgestone Arena ceremony. Joking with Shelton, who opened the show by performing the Footloose movie theme with Kenny Loggins, as she picked up her prize, Lambert teased, "It's gonna be a good night, baby!"

Taylor Swift missed out on several top prizes, ...
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Sarah Hyland, Stuart Brazell, Lance Bass & More At The 2011 American Music Award Nominations!

October 12th, 2011 10:28am EDT
Sarah Hyland, Stuart Brazell, Lance Bass
It’s not everyday your alarm goes off at 5am and you wake up with a smile, but when you get to spend the entire morning with Lance Bass, Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland, Michael Buckley (What the Buck), Glee’s Josh Sussman and Disney’s Mitchel Musso … well that’s exactly what happened!

They were all together yesterday morning in downtown Los Angeles for the American Music Awards 2011 Nominations press conference. And I was lucky enough to be right in the thick of the behind the scenes action and spoke with them all – so yes there are more videos to come!

Nicki Minaj, in what looked like a b...
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Adele Tops American Music Awards Nominations

October 11th, 2011 2:40pm EDT
Adele
Adele leads this year's American Music Awards nominees with four nominations. Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and The Band Perry follow with three nominations each.

Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, Jason Aldean, Kanye West, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj and Pitbull collected two nominations, respectively.

This year's 2011 Artist of the Year nominees are: Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift.

For the fifth year, winners will be determined by online voting. Fans can vote at the Coca-Cola AMA voting website, amavote.com, as well as AMA.abc.com. Artists wi...
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Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Dominate The 2011 CMT Awards (See List Of Winners)

June 9th, 2011 8:05am EDT
Blake Shelton
Newlyweds Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert had an amazing night at the CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, picking up three of the nine top honors between them.

Shelton won Male Video and Web Video of the Year prizes for his hits Who Are You When I'm Not Looking and Kiss My Country A**, while his new bride landed the Female Video of the Year award for ballad The House That Built Me.

The night's biggest winner was Taylor Swift, who walked away with Video of The Year honors for her promo Mine.

Justin Bieber also picked up his first ever CMT award for his That Should Be Me ...
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