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CMT Awards Winners & Fashion: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & More!

June 7th, 2012 8:38am EDT
Carrie Underwood
On Wednesday night, Carrie Underwood dominated the CMT Music Awards by taking home two trophies - her duet with Brad Paisley "Remind Me" won Collaborative Video Of The Year, and "Good Girl" was named Video Of The Year.

The "American Idol" starlet looked sexy in a short sequined dress with black heels and a matching clutch.

Another "Idol" star, Scotty McCreery, won Breakthrough Video Of The Year for "The Trouble With Girls," while Lady Antebellum took home Group Video Of The Year for "We Owned The Night." Sugarland won Duo Video Of The Year for "I Got You."

Miranda Lambert scooped up Fema...

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...

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.



The Zac Brown Band & Jason Aldean Lead American Country Awards Nominations

October 13th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Zac Brown Band and Jason Aldean
Singer Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band are set to dominate the second annual American Country Awards after scoring eight nominations apiece.

Both acts will battle it out for the Artist of the Year and Album of the Year honors at the Las Vegas ceremony in December.

Taylor Swift is also tipped for the Artist Of The Year prize, as are Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum.

Duo Thompson Square will be an act to beat after scoring seven nominations, while country sweetheart Swift is tipped in six categories, including Artist of the Year: Female. She'll go head-to-head with Sara Evans, Alison ...

Adele Tops American Music Awards Nominations

October 11th, 2011 2:40pm EDT
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,, as well as Artists wi...

Sara Evans Granted Another Restraining Order Against Ex

October 5th, 2011 8:20am EDT
Sara Evans
Country music singer Sara Evans has been granted another restraining order against her ex-husband after he slammed the star during a TV interview.

Last year, Evans was granted a protective ban against Craig Schelske, the father of her three children, preventing him from speaking out about their bitter split.

However, Schelske appeared on Anderson Cooper's daily chat show last month and claimed he lost custody of his kids because Evans' alleged he was a love cheat.

A day after the interview, on September 21st, Evans returned to court to file for a new order to stop her ex-husband makin...

Sara Evans' Ex-Husband Requests Child Custody

April 29th, 2011 8:20am EDT
Sara Evans
Sara Evans' ex-husband has filed court papers requesting joint custody of the former couple's three children.

The country music singer divorced Craig Schelske in 2007 following a bitter split and a temporary restraining order which banned Evans' former partner from discussing details of the break-up.

Schelske has now gone to court asking for Evans' full custody of their kids to be reconsidered. His lawyers filed papers at a court in Tennessee on Wednesday alleging the star should not be allowed to go with their mother on tour, according to

The papers allege Schelske "has firs...

Fashion At The 2011 Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 4th, 2011 8:41am EDT
Academy of Country Music Awards
Miranda Lambert dominated last night's Academy of Country Music Awards after taking home four trophies (check out all the winners here), but did she dominate the red carpet?

Carrie Underwood looked resplendent in a grape-colored gown with sequin embellishment, while Taylor Swift opted for a more subtle look in a yellow dress.

Miranda Lambert looked like Aphrodite in a white, Goddess-like gown and later changed into a short strapless hot pink frock.

Julianne Hough dazzled in a sleeveless peach dress with a turqouise and gold bracelet.

Check them out in the photos below, and tell us who y...

Miranda Lambert Dominates At Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 4th, 2011 8:26am EDT
Miranda Lambert
The 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards belonged to Miranda Lambert after she scooped four trophies at the ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The country star was crowned Female Vocalist of The Year, while her track The House That Built Me received honors for Song of The Year, Single Record of The Year and Video of The Year.

Brad Paisley took home the Male Vocalist of The Year trophy and trio Lady Antebellum accepted awards for Top Vocal Group and Album of The Year for Need You Know.

Picking up their prize, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley joked, "Thank you, Miranda Lambert, for winnin...

Country Music Awards Fashion - Who Was Hot & Who Was Not

November 11th, 2010 8:40am EST
Carrie Underwood
Sure, the winners are important at the Country Music Awards (CMAs), but what we really tune in for is the fashion. And the stars walked the red carpet in various hues during Wednesday night's show.

Carrie Underwood (above) wore a black ruffled dress, that may have been a little too ruffly (in our opinion). What do you think?

Check out the fashion below, and let us know - who's hot and who's not!

Big winner of the night Miranda Lambert:

Lady in red Taylor Swift:

A gorgeous Gwyneth Paltrow:

Sara Evans with very knobby knees:

Julianne Hough minus her signature blonde locks (br...

Slideshow: Sara Evans - Hot Or Not?

January 20th, 2009 10:49am EST
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Country star Sara Evans has had her ups and downs. After a bitter divorce battle in 2007, the 37-year-old remarried last summer. She is reportedly working on a new album due later this year. Click through the photos and let us know what you think: Is Sara hot or not? Leave a comment below!

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'Now That's What I Call Country' To Be Released August 26

August 22nd, 2008 12:07pm EDT
NOW That
The ultimate country music collection features today's hottest hits from country music superstars Sugarland, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins, George Strait, Reba and many more!

The world's best selling multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, is releasing the highly anticipated compilation of today's hottest country hits on August 26. NOW That's What I Call Country will feature 20 hit songs from the superstars of country music as well as the best new artists in the format. This collection contains 15 Top-5 singles...

Slideshow: Sexy Female Country Stars

August 15th, 2008 9:04am EDT
Shania Twain
There's no doubt about it, the ladies of country music sizzle when they hit the stage. And it's no wonder - they're sexy and they can belt out some good songs. Check out our photo slideshow of the hot looking ladies of country music:

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Top Country Divas To Join Elvis Presley For Christmas Duet Album

August 7th, 2008 11:43am EDT
Yes, you read that right, Elvis Presley is set for a return to the charts, thanks to a series of festive duets with country music's biggest divas. Technological wizards are teaming The King with the likes of Carrie Underwood, Sara Evans, LeAnn Rimes, Wynonna Judd and Gretchen Wilson to record seasonal hits for a Christmas album.

Evans will sing "Silent Night" with Elvis; Judd will join him for "Santa Claus is Back in Town"; and Underwood will duet on "I'll Be Home for Christmas."

The songs will all be recorded at Nashville, Tennessee's RCA Studio B, where Presley taped his origina...

Sara Evans Joins Family Meal Time Campaign

July 11th, 2008 9:03am EDT
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans has signed on as the spokesperson for a new family meal time campaign, launched by U.S. food giant Libby's.

The idea of the project is to get mothers, fathers and children back around the table for meals together. She says, "It's encouraging people to get back to the supper table and eat dinner with their families."

The singer and her new husband Jay Barker share seven kids between them.

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Wedding News: Sara Evans Marries, Jamelia Ties The Knot

June 16th, 2008 8:55am EDT
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans has married her radio host boyfriend Jay Barker in a lavish ceremony at a farm in Tennessee.

The couple became engaged in March - just four months after they first met - and they made their relationship official with the nuptials on Saturday.

The black and white-themed wedding took place close to Evan's home in Franklin, Tennessee, with over 130 guests present to witness the event. The couple's seven children were also on hand to act as attendants, according to

Evans has three children from her marriage to Craig Schelske, which ended last y...

Sara Evans To Wed Radio Deejay

March 25th, 2008 12:24pm EDT
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans is to wed her boyfriend of four months less than a year after finalizing her scandalous divorce. The 37-year-old singer recently accepted sports talk radio host Jay Barker's proposal. A wedding date is yet to be scheduled.

The couple started dating in November, after meeting when Evans was a guest on Barker's The Opening Drive radio show.

Evans' spokeswoman Lori Genes tells website, "The couple are enjoying their engagement and look forward to their upcoming nuptials."

Evans separated from her longtime husband during her stint on Dancing Wit...

Maroon 5 & Sara Evans To Play Each Other's Songs

January 16th, 2008 8:58am EST
Maroon 5
Maroon 5 and country singer Sara Evans have agreed to tape an episode of live music show "Crossroads" together in one of the new year's oddest collaborations.

The two acts will perform each other's songs together onstage in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 29, before an invitation only audience. The program will premiere in May on country music cable channel CMT.

And Evans insists the collaboration isn't as strange as some might think: "I've been a Maroon 5 fan since their first single. I love (singer) Adam Levine's voice so much and am extremely excited to do Crossroads with th...

Sara Evans Says She Couldn't Cheat

December 17th, 2007 9:40am EST
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans has spoken out about claims she cheated on her estranged husband, insisting she'd never do such a thing. The singer was debating infidelity during a guest hosting stint on morning show The View on Friday when she offered her own thoughts about cheating.

Evans was accused of having an affair with one-time touring partner Kenny Chesney by her ex-husband Craig Schelske.

But she said, "I wouldn't do it because I wouldn't want to be cheated on. I would be really jealous and insecure; it would really hurt my feelings."

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Sara Evans: 'I'm A Waitress At Heart'

December 13th, 2007 8:43am EST
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans will always be a waitress in her mind, despite her hugely successful music career. The 36-year-old used to wait tables before she hit the big time, and insists she was good - even if she did sometimes dump coffee over her customers.

She says, "I'm a country singer but I'm a waitress at heart. I love to wait tables, I did it forever - the morning shift, (pouring) coffee. It's just awesome. I love socializing with people.

"Sometimes people are rude. One time I spilled an entire tray of coffee - a pot of regular and a pot of decaf - on this old man in a whee...

Lonestar Joins Wayne Newton, Sara Evans And Others For ABC Holiday Special

December 12th, 2007 5:22pm EST
Multi-platinum recording group Lonestar will join Wayne Newton, Sara Evans, Paula Abdul, Jerry Seinfeld, Emmett Smith, Olivia Newton-John among other celebrities for an hour of holiday cheer this Sunday, December 16th at 5pm on ABC.

Lonestar have combined authentic country music with the joys of Christmas this holiday season with the release of their new CD titled "My Christmas List." The album features eleven newly recorded songs, highlighted by the energetic vocals delivered by Cody Collins. In addition to nine Christmas classics like Joy To The World, Silent Night, and Jingle Bel...

3 Doors Down And Friends Rock Benefit Concert

December 10th, 2007 5:38pm EST
3 Doors Down
Multi-platinum group 3 Doors Down recently held their 4th annual "The Better Life Foundation" Concert at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Biloxi, MS with musical friends, Sara Evans and Musik Mafia members Jon Nicholson, Big Kenny (of Big & Rich), Shannon Lawson & Randy Hauser, and raised over $200,000 to benefit children's charities along the Gulf Coast area.

"To be able to be a part of 'The Better Life Foundation,' is truly a privilege for me," said band member Matt Roberts. "Over the past four years the foundation has been able to touch the lives of many along the Gulf Coast, my life...

Soulja Boy Still Top Of The Charts

October 19th, 2007 11:48am EDT
Soulja Boy
Timbaland and Kanye West have lost the pop chart battle with Soulja Boy for yet another week after the rapper's Crank That (Soulja Boy) hit scored a sixth week at number one.

The hip-hop anthem saw off a challenge from Britney Spears last week, but her Gimme More slips from three to six on the new Billboard Hot 100 countdown.

West, who spent a week at the top with Stronger after briefly toppling Soulja Boy last month, holds on to the number two spot, while Timbaland's Apologize jumps up a spot to three.

Alicia Keys' No One climbs up four spots to number four and singer/songw...

Kid Rock Tops U.S. Charts

October 18th, 2007 12:17pm EDT
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has scored his first number one album in the U.S. after taking new release Rock N Roll Jesus to the top. The rocker/rapper's new album sold 170,000 in its first week on release to topple Bruce Springsteen's Magic from the number one spot.

Springsteen and country trio Rascal Flatts both slip a place to two and three respectively on the new Billboard countdown, while LeAnn Rimes debuts at four with her new release, Family.

Other top 10 new entries are country star Sara Evans' Greatest Hits at eight and operatic crooner Josh Groban's holiday album Noel, which debuts at 10.


Jenna Fischer Named Top 'Single Again' Actress

October 10th, 2007 11:28am EDT
Jenna Fischer
The Office star Jenna Fischer has been named the number-one most eligible divorcee according to a new poll. The actress, who plays office receptionist Pam Beesly on the show, was married to Scooby-Doo and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed screenwriter James Gunn, but is now back on the market after their divorce. And seriously, who can resist that cute smile!

Fischer beat out buxom pop singerJessica Simpson, who recently broke off her relationship with rocker John Mayer; the "sexually ambiguous" Carmen Electra; and recently divorced country singer Sara Evans, who had to take herself ou...

Lonestar Returns To Country Music Scene With Stop At Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

September 14th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
LEBANON, TENN. (September 12, 2007) – After years of touring and releasing platinum selling records, Lonestar has built a strong and loyal following of music fans across the country. The band is about to hit the road again, this time with a new lead singer and a new Christmas CD that's only available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at

"It's an honor to be involved with Cracker Barrel on this project. I can't think of a better combination than Lonestar, Christmas and Cracker Barrel," said Lonestar's Keech Rainwater. "These recordings are a p...

Sara Evans' Husband Wants The Truth About Rumoured Romances

September 10th, 2007 5:57pm EDT
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans' estranged husband is calling for honesty in his divorce battle with the singer after asking her to come clean about reported romances with Kenny Chesney and Richard Marx.

Craig Schelske has filed new court documents asking Evans if she was romantically involved with nearly a dozen people during their marriage.

The document was filed last week in Williamson Country chancery court, according to The Tennessean newspaper.

If the court order stands, Evans will be forced to state under oath and penalty of perjury whether or not she had "an affair/sexual rel...

Sara Evans Seeks Divorce Trial Date

June 23rd, 2007 11:30am EDT
Sara Evans
Country star Sara Evans has filed legal papers to set a trial date for her divorce from estranged husband Craig Schelske. The Cheatin' singer has submitted court documents in Franklin, Tennessee accusing Schelske of refusing to be bound by the terms of a mediation agreement the former couple made in May.

Evans' legal papers claim a parenting plan formed part of the agreement reached.

Evans and Schelske were married for 13 years - both accuse the other ofhaving an affair. She filed for divorce in October 2006.

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'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock' To Air On ABC This Summer

May 4th, 2007 11:22am EDT
Sara Evans
ABC's hottest music event is back and bigger and better than ever when today's most exciting Country Music artists hit the stage in Nashville for a four-day party and celebration of America's music for the special "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock."

Filming during the Festival June 7-10, the two-hour special will air Monday, July 23 (9:00 - 11:00 PM/ET), on the ABC Television Network.

Sara Evans has just been added to the star-packed lineup. Artists already scheduled to perform include Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Brooks & Dunn...

Sara Evans' Lawyer Sued By Ex-Husband

April 13th, 2007 9:22am EDT
Sara Evans
Sara Evans' estranged husband Craig Schelske is suing one of his wife's lawyers and his firm for slander. The $20 million lawsuit against John Hollins Sr. comes after Schelske claimed the lawyer slandered and libeled him with untrue allegations of adultery.

Country music star Evans filed for divorce from her husband in October, charging Schelske, 43, with adultery and pornography use - allegations he has denied.

Hollins told People magazine during the divorce proceedings, "(Schelske) was quoted in the press as saying he hadn't done anything wrong and he wanted everybody to pray fo...

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