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The Best & Worst Dressed At The Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 7th, 2014 8:54am EDT
The Best & Worst Dressed At The Academy Of Country Music Awards
Dozens of country stars (as well as a celebrity chef and Latina singing sensation) attended the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday night.

One of our best-dressed picks, Miranda Lambert, won "Female Vocalist of the Year" for a record-breaking fifth consecutive time. She also took home trophies for "Mama's Broken Heart" and "Vocal Event of the Year" for her duet with Keith Urban.

Pretty brunette Kacey Musgraves won "Album of the Year" for "Same Trailer Different Park." She told the audience she was "really proud to be a ...

Miranda Lambert triumphs at 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards

April 7th, 2014 12:50am EDT
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert ruled the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday (06Apr14), earning three top prizes including Female Vocalist of the Year for the fifth time in a row.

The House That Built Me singer made history by claiming the top prize, making her the only female artist to win five years in a row, edging out Reba McEntire, who won the award four years in a row, and seven in total.

Lambert also took home the Record of the Year prize for her song Mama's Broken Heart, as well as the Vocal Event of the Year prize for her duet with Keith Urban, We Were Us, which was handed out on the...

Miranda Lambert 'no desire' to host awards

April 6th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert has "no desire" to try her hand at hosting.
The 30-year-old singer insists she won't be following in the footsteps of her husband Blake Shelton and fronting awards show because her "comedic timing isn't good".
She told People.com: "You know, the timing you naturally have to have. Blake is the best.
"I don't know how he does it. I'm not good at that stuff not at all. I would totally fall flat on my face."
Meanwhile, the 'Automatic' hitmaker recently admitted she's calmed down a lot now she's turned 30 because she no longer has the "I'll burn your house down if you don't li...

Blake Shelton based fiery promo on real-life blazes

April 4th, 2014 3:20am EDT
Blake Shelton
Country star Blake Shelton based the storyline for his new music video on real-life events after nearly burning down his own home twice while attempting to pull off romantic gestures for his wife Miranda Lambert.

The promo for Doin' What She Likes features the singer lighting candles all over his house and scattering rose petals on the floor for a night of passion, but his plans are ruined when one of the flames sparks a fire.

Shelton admits he didn't have to brainstorm too much to come up with the promo's plot.

He says, "There's some truth to that video, because I have actually set our ...

George Strait and Miranda Lambert to perform Merle Haggard tribute at ACM Awards

March 28th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
George Strait
Singers George Strait, Garth Brooks and Miranda Lambert are lining up to salute music legend Merle Haggard at the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.

The veteran will be honoured with the Crystal Milestone Award to mark his 50th anniversary in the industry, and Strait and Lambert have signed up to pay tribute with a medley of his hits, including Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down and I'm a Lonesome Fugitive.

Brooks will present the prize to Haggard himself at the ceremony, which will take place in Las Vegas on 6 April (14).

The Band Perry will open the prizegiving, while other performe...

Miranda Lambert has calmed down

March 26th, 2014 7:20am EDT
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert has "calmed down" now she has turned 30.
The country singer - who is married to Blake Shelton - admits she no longer has what she describes as her "I'll burn your house down if you don't listen to me" attitude and feels much more "settled" and happy.
She said: "That attitude brought me here and got me where I am. But that was me in my 20s. The chip on my shoulder is gone.
"At some point, you calm down. I'm happy. I'm more settled. I've put down roots."
However, Miranda insists she didn't feel she had to change for other people.
She said: "I feel like people have accepted me...

Miranda Lambert lands Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit

February 27th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Miranda Lambert
Country superstar Miranda Lambert is lending a slew of red carpet gowns, stage costumes and awards to the Country Music Hall of Fame for a special exhibition following a groundbreaking 2013.

The House That Built Me hitmaker enjoyed a stellar 12 months, and now she's bringing some of her most notable items to the country music mecca in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Miranda Lambert: Backstage Access exhibit will explore a year in the life of the singer, and will allow fans to get up close to her trophies, the costumes she wore during shows, and a host of other memorabilia.

A statement released...

Miranda Lambert And Tim McGraw Lead Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominations With 7 Each

January 29th, 2014 9:03pm EST
Miranda Lambert
The nominations for the 49th annual Academy Of Country Music Awards were announced on Wednesday during an online video event that featured a host of stars including Erin Andrews, 2 Broke Girls star Beth Behrs, Duck Dynasty's Willie & Korie Robertson and Katy Perry, among numerous others.

The nominees were announced through a series of posts to the ACM Awards' Facebook and Twitter pages. Last year's Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw lead the nominees with seven each.

Lambert is set to face off against husband Blake Shelton, who will co-host the ceremony with Luke B...

Blake Shelton mocks divorce reports again

December 31st, 2013 3:10am EST
Blake Shelton
Country singer Blake Shelton has once again laughed off reports suggesting he is splitting from his wife Miranda Lambert.

Last week (beg23Dec13), tabloids reported the couple was heading for a $100 million (£66.7 million) divorce because he is drinking heavily and she refuses to have his baby.

Taking to Twitter.com on Sunday (29Dec13), Shelton poked fun at the new claims, writing, "Wow!! @mirandalambert and I are so excited about our 100 million dollars!!! Who knew you could make so much money just by divorcing?!!"

After a fan jokingly asked what he was going to do with the money, Shelto...

Miranda Lambert: 'I Did Not Have Plastic Surgery To Lose Weight'

November 26th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Miranda Lambert
The minute a celebrity loses weight, the plastic surgery rumors start circulating. Country star Miranda Lambert recently dropped a dress size and was forced to respond to speculation that she nipped and tucked the pounds away.

The singer posted on her blog: "Though I NEVER care what the tabloids have to say about me... I wanted to address this certain story they are running this week and set the record straight.

"I DID NOT have surgery to lose weight. That is ridiculous. I lost my weight the healthy and good old fashioned way. Watching what I eat and working out with my trainer Bill Crutc...

Miranda Lambert blasts surgery claims

November 25th, 2013 9:20pm EST
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert has blasted claims she had surgery to slim down.
The country star faced was rumored to have sought help in losing a dress size recently, but assured fans her new body is down to her own hard work.
She wrote on her blog: "Though I NEVER care what the tabloids have to say about me... I wanted to address this certain story they are running this week and set the record straight.
"I DID NOT have surgery to lose weight. That is ridiculous. I lost my weight the healthy and good old fashioned way. Watching what I eat and working out with my trainer Bill Crutchfield. (sic)"
The 'Ma...

Miranda Lambert Joining Shakira As A Mentor On 'The Voice'

November 23rd, 2013 10:27am EST
Miranda Lambert
Singer Miranda Lambert will be going head-to-head with her husband Blake Shelton on his talent show The Voice next year after signing on to serve as a mentor for his rival judge Shakira.

The House That Built Me hitmaker recently headed to the Los Angeles set of the reality programme to shoot episodes for season six - but it wasn't Shelton the competitive star chose to lend her expertise to.

A source tells Us Weekly magazine, "Shakira and Miranda got along well. Blake joked that Miranda was helping another coach. But it was in good fun."

Shakira and R&B hunk Usher served as replacements f...

JFK Assassination: 50 Years Later, Miranda Lambert's New Body, Amy Robach's Cancer Revelation, Tom Cruise

November 17th, 2013 9:00am EST
jackie kennedy people magazine
Few were closer to Jacqueline Kennedy than her Secret Service Agent Clint Hill. For four years, in the White House and later in New York City, the straight-laced agent from Washburn, North Dakota, was her security detail – and her confidant. Hill accompanied President John F. Kennedy and the First Lady to Texas in November 1963. After the shots were fired in Dallas, Hill leaped onto the back of their limo, trying to protect them both.

Today, 50 years later, everyone has seen the images of a blood-splattered pink suit, a bright blur as the car sped off. But Hill, now 81, retains them as per...

Miranda Lambert embarked on diet overhaul after Independence Day

November 14th, 2013 3:20am EST
Miranda Lambert
Country star Miranda Lambert pigged out one last time on America's Independence Day (04Jul13) before embarking on a new diet and exercise regime so she could slim down before her 30th birthday.

The House That Built Me hitmaker showed off her new svelte figure at the Country Music Association Awards last week (06Nov13), four days before she celebrated her age milestone, and she reveals she dropped one dress size by hiring a personal trainer and making smarter choices at meal times.

Lambert tells People magazine, "I said to myself, it's time... I spent my 20s on a rollercoaster - my yo-yo w...

Miranda Lambert Looking Slim At The CMAs

November 7th, 2013 3:03pm EST
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
Miranda Lambert looked gorgeous at the CMAs last night, and she attributes her slimmer figure to her desire to "get ahead in the game."

Lambert tells People she was influenced by her upcoming 30th birthday this Sunday. She says, "I just feel like I needed to get ahead of the game – I'm going to be 30 on Sunday and people say, are you OK about turning 30 and I guess I am, but I guess I’m not because I feel like everybody always says 'It goes downhill from there.' So I just thought, maybe if I get ahead of it a little I won't have to work so hard later in life.

Miranda in February

"All t...

Morning Roundup: Jennifer Aniston's Wardrobe Malfunction, Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert Win Big At CMAs

November 7th, 2013 10:13am EST
Jennifer Aniston
A new set of photos from Jennifer Aniston's latest film "We're The Millers" have been spreading like wildfire. The actress, who plays a stripper in the film, did some rehearsal shots in some sexy black lingerie and it turns out you can see right through the top. She also got a new hairdo, cutting her hair short, much like the wig her character in the film wore for the strip club scenes. (Story)

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert were the big winners at last night's Country Music Awards (CMAs), picking up the Male and Female Vocalist of the Year awards, respectively. Florida Georgia Line and...

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 ...

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are top couple at CMAs

November 7th, 2013 12:20am EST
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert
Married country stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert reigned supreme at the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday night (06Nov13) after picking up Male and Female Vocalist of the Year awards.

Shelton also took home Album of the Year for Based on a True Story.

Florida Georgia Line were another winning duo - they claimed Vocal Duo of the Year and Single of the Year for their crossover hit, Cruise.

'King of Country' George Strait was honoured with the biggest prize of the night, Entertainer of the Year, marking his third win in the category, but his first ...

Blake Shelton's brushes off cheating rumors

October 26th, 2013 1:50pm EDT
Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton has slammed new rumors Miranda Lambert is cheating on him.
The 'Voice' USA judge insists he and the 'Over You' singer's marriage is still going strong amid reports they are headed for a "$40 million divorce."
The 37-year-old 'Boys' Round Here' hitmaker tweeted on Friday night (10.25.13): "I just read back to back NEW stories that @mirandalambert and I are having a baby, divorcing, cheating and feuding with @cher. Must be true!"
He jokingly added: "If it costs 40 million dollars to get a divorce then how will we ever afford it?!!! We had that money set aside for health care!!!"...

Blake Shelton takes aim at anti-gay protesters

September 27th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Blake Shelton
Country music star Blake Shelton has taken aim at America's Westboro Baptist Church after the religious extremists announced plans to demonstrate at one of his upcoming gigs.

The controversial group has vowed to picket the singer's 3 October (13) concert in Kansas City, Kansas, branding the singer a sinner and "vulgar adulterer" for marrying second wife Miranda Lambert.

The church also called Shelton and Lambert "fake Christians", claiming they are "the direct cause of same-sex marriage flourishing" - but now outspoken Shelton has fired back.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes,...

Miranda Lambert Addresses A Laundry List Of Rumors At Boston Concert

July 13th, 2013 2:08pm EDT
Miranda Lambert
On Thursday night, Miranda Lambert halted a show in Boston to playfully address reports suggesting she was pregnant, gay and heading for a divorce.

The country star, who is married to Blake Shelton, has been combating tabloid gossip about her private life for months, and during her appearance at the CMA Songwriters Series she decided to let fans know exactly what was true and what wasn't.

The 29 year-old singer told the crowd, "For the record, I'm not pregnant - I'm drinking - and I'm not getting divorced. And I'm not gay, because I think (fellow country star) Kip Moore's cute, and Blak...

Jake Owen cuts short festival performance due to bad weather

June 10th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Jake Owen
Country star Jake Owen was forced to cut short his performance at the CMA Music Festival on Sunday (09Jun13) due to extreme weather conditions.

The Heaven hitmaker took to the stage at the LP Field Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee for the 42nd annual four-day concert series, but festival bosses warned him to only play one song as a storm was developing.

Owen later took to his Twitter.com page to apologise to fans for his short set writing, "Sorry to all my fans that paid good money for (CMA Music Festival 2013). Due to the weather coming in, I was told to only play one song. I (love) you g...

CMT Music Awards: Winners, Fashion & A Tribute To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

June 6th, 2013 9:06am EDT
Carrie Underwood
On Wednesday night, Oklahoma natives Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert made their state proud by winning some of the evening's top awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

Jason Aldean and actress Kristen Bell co-hosted the show, which featured performances by Taylor Swift, Hunter Hayes, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker and Keith Urban.

Underwood (pictured above) won the coveted "Video Of The Year" prize, beating Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and Swift. She sang "See You Again" with a church choir and dedicated the song to the victims of last month's tornadoes in Okl...

Good night for Oklahoma stars at CMT Music Awards

June 6th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country stars Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert made Oklahoma proud at the 2013 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday (05Jun13) after winning the night's top trophies.

The state was ravaged by a series of deadly tornadoes last month (May13) but fans were given some respite in the wake of the tragedy when homegrown star Underwood scooped the biggest prize of the night, Video Of The Year, for Blown Away, seeing off competition from heavyweights including Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, and Taylor Swift.

Just moments before accepting the coveted trophy, the former American Idol winner sa...

Blake Shelton Addresses Tabloid Rumors, Opens Up About Marriage To Miranda Lambert

June 2nd, 2013 9:00am EDT
Blake Shelton People magazine
As rumors swirl about his marriage to Miranda Lambert, country music superstar and Voice coach Blake Shelton opens up in this week’s issue of People about how they make it work and keep their love alive. Since their wedding two years ago, they’ve had to get used to living under the glare of the spotlights, and the tabloid rumors that come with it. From week to week, either their marriage is in ruins (She’s lonely and drinking! He has a wandering eye! She’s jealous of his Voice co-star Shakira!) or they’re having a baby.

Shelton, whose first marriage to Kaynette Williams ended in divorce –...

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Usher, And Others Raise Millions With Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert

May 30th, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Blake Shelton Healing the Heartland
Several music stars gathered at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City to raise millions in charity for those affected by the devastating tornadoes in the state.

Blake Shelton organized the Healing in the Heartland event to air on NBC, where he also appears on The Voice. He started the show with a rendition of "God Gave Me You," and then gave the stage to Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan and OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder for musical performances.

Shelton’s wife Miranda Lambert focused on the displaced animals affected by the storms. She held back tears as she sang The House Th...

Blake Shelton raises funds for Oklahoma with all-star line-up

May 30th, 2013 3:10am EDT
Blake Shelton
Singers Miranda Lambert, Reba Mcentire and Usher joined forces with Blake Shelton on Wednesday night (29May13) to help raise funds for the tornado recovery effort in his native Oklahoma.

The Honey Bee hitmaker leaped into action last week (begs20May13) to organise the televised Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert after a twister ripped through the state, devastating the city of Moore and leaving at least 24 people dead.

Shelton got proceedings at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City underway with a touching rendition of God Gave Me You, followed by performances from D...

Miranda Lambert finds home for another stray

May 27th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Miranda Lambert
Animal lover Miranda Lambert spent the Memorial Day weekend trying to find a home for a stray dog.

The country singer picked up the abandoned mutt she christened Sasha Fierce - Beyonce's stage and video alter-ego - in Ravia, Oklahoma last week (24May13) and posted a picture of the pet on her Twitter.com page, urging followers to get in touch with the Tishomingo Shelter if they had any information about her new four-legged friend.

When the calls didn't come, Lambert decided to take the dog to her Tishomingo clothing store The Pink Pistol and offer her up to shoppers for adoption.

She post...

Rihanna And Other Stars Send Out Prayers And Condolences To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 21st, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Rihanna, Slash, and many other stars have reached out to offer their prayers to the people of Oklahoma following a devastating series of tornadoes.

Powerful tornadoes landed in Oklahoma City Monday, destroying several buildings. Currently, the death toll is over 90 people, with dozens being school children. The children were at Plaza Towers Elementary School when the storms ripped through the building.

Rihanna took to Twitter.com and posted the simple message, "Praying for Oklahoma." Slash wrote, "Horrible what the people in Oklahoma just went thru. The devastation they're facing now. & t...

Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan And Eric Church Earn Four CMT Music Awards Nominations

May 6th, 2013 7:25pm EDT
Miranda Lambert
Renowned country music stars Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Eric Church are celebrating after landing four nominations apiece for the upcoming CMT Music Awards.

All three artists will compete for the Video of the Year prize - Lambert, who was a big winner at last month's ACM Awards in Las Vegas, picked up a nod for Mama's Broken Heart, which will go up against Bryan's Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye and Church's Springsteen promo.

Lambert's song will also be in the running for Female Video of the Year - a category which also features Faith Hill's American Heart, Carrie Underwood's Two Black Cadi...

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