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Celebrity Baby News: Mila Kunis Gives Birth To First Child, Isla Fisher Pregnant & More!

October 1st, 2014 11:17pm EDT
Celebrity Baby News: Mila Kunis Gives Birth To First Child, Isla
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are first time parents after the actress gave birth to the couple's first child on Tuesday.

According to sources, Kunis and Kutcher arrived at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning and Us Weekly reports that the couple welcomed a "healthy baby girl," according to an insider, who added that the two stars "are so happy."

Kutcher, 36, and Kunis, 31, began dating in early 2011 and were engaged in February.

Mila and Ashton weren't the only stars to welcome new additions this week. Rascall Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney and his wife Ti...
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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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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...
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Brad Paisley And Rascal Flatts Donate Cows To African Tribe

October 18th, 2012 9:26pm EDT
Brad Paisley
Kind-hearted country stars Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts have donated four cows to a struggling tribe in Africa.

In 2007, Paisley bet TV producer Steve Grunwald he couldn't travel to 10 countries in 10 days, but he proved the "Letter to Me" hitmaker wrong and completed the challenge in Africa.

Grunwald kept in touch with the locals he met on his trek, and when he heard a group of Masai villagers were in need of a cow, he asked Paisley to help with funds so he could buy his new pals in Kenya cattle to support their livelihood.

The 39 year old happily obliged and offered to fund Grunwald'...
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Rascal Flatts Launching First Restaurant In Arizona

August 25th, 2012 8:30am EDT
Rascal Flatts
Country singers Rascal Flatts are set to launch their own restaurant chain next year.

The Bless the Broken Road hit-makers will team up with bosses at the Rascal Flatts Restaurant Group to build their first eatery in Phoenix, Arizona.

The spot will contain a state-of-the-art sound stage for live entertainment, an elevated bar, and both indoor and outdoor seating.

Upon completion of the venue, the band will then work to expand its reach by launching Rascal Flatts-themed establishments in Washington, D.C., New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Columbus, Ohio - the group's...
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Carrie Underwood And Miranda Lambert Dominate 2012 CMT Music Award Nominations

April 23rd, 2012 2:47pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country music stars Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert look set to dominate the 2012 CMT Music Awards after landing a combined total of nine nominations.

American Idol winner Underwood leads the pack with five nods - her song Good Girl will go head-to-head with Lambert's Over You for Video and Female Video of the Year, and her unlikely duet with rocker Steven Tyler during a pre-Super Bowl party also earned her a mention in the CMT Performance of the Year category.

The Male Video of the Year will be a battle between the likes of Keith Urban (Long Hot Summer), Jason Aldean (Dirt Road An...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Week 3: Jack Wagner Gets Undeserved Elimination

April 4th, 2012 9:26am EDT
JACK WAGNER Eliminated on DWTS
Coming into last night’s results show was a bit difficult, since all of the stars performances were so amazing for week three. Even Len, who is usually overly critical, spoke about how unbelievable the performances were; and tried to convince the producers that no one should be sent home.

But, the tears and emotions from Monday’s heartfelt night had to be pushed aside, and the time came when someone in the group would have to say goodbye. The judges scores going into elimination were as follows in ranking order.

1. Katherine Jenkins & Mark Ballas- 81
2. William Levy & Cheryl Burke- 77
3....
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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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Rascal Flatts To Receive Humanitarian Award

January 24th, 2012 11:36am EST
Rascal Flatts
Country band Rascal Flatts are set to be honored for their tireless charity work at a glitzy gala in Nashville, Tennessee.

The group will receive the Artist Humanitarian Award for their fundraising efforts during the annual Country Radio Seminar ceremony on February 22nd.

In 2010, the group donated $3 million to the city's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital. They also serve as spokespersons for suicide prevention organization The Jason Foundation, and back the American Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet.

CRS Executive Director Bill Mayne says, "The board is very pleased to honor Rascal Fl...
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'The Sing-Off': Vocal Point After Their Exit!

November 21st, 2011 10:30am EST
The Sing-Off
NBC's The Sing-Off said goodbye to Vocal Point this week - and I caught up with group members McKay Crockett, Jake Hunsaker and Tyler Sterling to get the post-show lowdown!

This is a big experience for any group - so what did you take away from The Sing-Off personally?

McKay: I think for me personally, one of the biggest things I took from the show is if you put your mind to something, you can achieve really great things. We have a really specific purpose, and it was just another example of if you have a purpose, amazing things can happen. Great things have happened and will continu...
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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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Rascal Flatts Starting Their Own Clothing Line (Pics)

November 6th, 2011 8:51am EST
Rascal Flatts
Country superstars Rascal Flatts are branching into the world of fashion by designing their first clothing line.

The trio, comprised of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney, is teaming up with stylist John Murphy to debut their first ever collection.

DeMarcus explains, "We're right now in the design phase, but it's definitely something we want to do. (Murphy) has come up with some concepts and some lines that are individually unique for the three of us.

"We're really excited about the possibilities and we've just now started pitching the ideas to some different kinds of partners t...
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Toby Keith Is The Highest-Earning Country Music Star

September 21st, 2011 11:26am EDT
Toby Keith
Toby Keith has been crowned country music's highest earning star by Forbes magazine.

The musician took the top spot in the publication's list of the highest-earning stars in country music by earning an estimated $50 million between May 2010 and May 2011.

Keith's massive earnings are said to have come from his lucrative tour, sponsorship deals and his popular restaurant chain, putting him ahead of singer/songwriter Taylor Swift who came in at number two with estimated earnings of $45 million and Brad Paisley at three ($40 million).

The other artists in the top five are Tim McGraw ($35 ...
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Rascal Flatts Singer Gary LeVox Writes Tribute Song To Caylee Anthony

July 12th, 2011 8:41am EDT
Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts star Gary LeVox has written a musical tribute to slain Caylee Anthony, after her mother was found not guilty of her murder.

Like many Americans, the Life is a Highway singer was stunned by the not guilty verdict in a Florida courtroom last week - and it inspired him to pen a tune for the tragic little girl.

The untitled track features the lines, "Too young for a life to be taken, she's going places/She's safe in the arms of God's good graces," and "She was just a baby, barely 2 years old/A story that shouldn't have to be told."
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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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Rascal Flatts Celebrated Bin Laden's Death At Stagecoach Festival (With Video)

May 4th, 2011 12:45am EDT
Rascal Flatts
Country trio Rascal Flatts celebrated the death of Osama Bin Laden in style at the Stagecoach festival in California on Sunday night - the news broke as they hit the stage for their headlining slot.

Band member Jay DeMarcus couldn't wait to share the breaking news with fans at the event.

He took to the stage and said, "We came here to celebrate for two reasons tonight. One, Rascal Flatts is celebrating 10 years this year, and it's been an incredible ride... And two, that son-of-a-b*tch Osama bin Laden.

"I think I speak for all of us when I say, sincerely from the bottom of my heart, Osam...
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Jason Aldean Leads 2011 CMT Music Awards With Four Nominations

April 27th, 2011 2:28pm EDT
Jason Aldean
Justin Bieber's foray into country music has paid off - his collaboration with Rascal Flatts has earned him a top nomination at the 2011 CMT Music Awards.

The stars' duet, That Should Be Me, will compete for Collaborative Video of the Year - going up against multiple nominee Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson's track, Don't You Wanna Stay.

Aldean leads all nominations with four mentions - three for his hit song My Kinda Party, which will battle for Video of the Year, Male Video of the Year and Best Web Video of the Year.

Keith Urban (Without You) and Blake Shelton (Who Are You When I'm N...
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Rascal Flatts Sued Over Tour Money

April 15th, 2011 1:35pm EDT
Rascal Flatts
Country stars Rascal Flatts are facing legal action from their former managers who allege they are owed money from the band's tours.

Executives at Turner Nichols & Associates filed suit against the group on Monday claiming they should be paid 15 per cent commission for negotiating shows up until 2013.

The paperwork, filed at Davidson County Chancery Court in Nashville, Tennessee, alleges the band members agreed to hand over monthly payments until the last shows in June 2013 but the installments stopped when they parted ways with the management firm in February.

The lawsuit also seeks c...
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Justin Bieber To Donate Chopped Locks To Charity

February 22nd, 2011 10:45am EST
Justin Bieber
Teen superstar Justin Bieber is donating his famous locks to charity after undergoing a makeover.

The Baby hit-maker is known for his carefully preened hairstyle but he shocked fans by having a trim on Monday, opting for a more "mature look".

He immediately showed off his new image by recording a new music video with Rascal Flatts - and the band's Jay DeMarcus posted a photo of Bieber and himself on Twitter.com, showing the singer's new hairdo.

And the star is using his image overhaul to raise cash for charity - in a post on his own Twitter page, he writes, "Yeah so it's true... I got...
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Justin Bieber Got a Haircut!

February 21st, 2011 11:46pm EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has cut his hair. The pop star underwent a little bit of grooming earlier today on the set of "That Should Be Me," his new music video featuring country trio Rascal Flatts.

Earlier today the "Baby" singer posted, "thinking about getting a haircut....hmmmmmm," on his Twitter page before returning a few hours later to let fans know that he had actually followed up with his plans.

Bieber says he'll give away the clipped locks to raise money for charity.

"[Y]eah so it's true...i got a lil haircut...i like it...and we are giving all the hair cut to CHARITY to auction. Details co...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: September

January 2nd, 2011 1:00pm EST
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga was the big winner and talking point at the MTV Video Music Awards this month - she picked up eight accolades and stunned everyone by taking to the stage in a meat dress. Meanwhile, Penelope Cruz confirmed the news she was pregnant with Javier Bardem's baby, and Angelina Jolie - who visited flood-ravaged Pakistan - was named Best Celebrity Role Model in an online poll.

George Michael began his eight-week prison sentence in London after being found guilty of cannabis possession and driving under the influence of drugs, and Guns N' Roses were booed and bottled offstage in Ireland a...
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Justin Bieber Collaborating With Rascal Flatts?

December 20th, 2010 11:08pm EST
Justin Bieber
Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber is going a little bit country for his next album - he's recorded a duet with Rascal Flatts.

The "Baby" hitmaker recently reached out to the "What Hurts The Most" trio and they hit the studio to lay down vocals for the unlikely collaboration.

Confirming the news, Rascal Flatts singer Gary LeVox says, "(Bieber) asked us to do a duet with him on his next record. It's actually a really good song!"

And Bieber is delighted to have been given the opportunity to work with the country stars.

He writes on his Twitter.com page, "I love @RascalFlatts and I'm honored...
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Rascal Flatts Honored For Their Charity Work

December 16th, 2010 1:17pm EST
Rascal Flatts
Country stars Rascal Flatts have been praised by the mayor of Nashville, Tennessee for their charity work in the city.

The Life is a Highway hit-makers are enthusiastic supporters of the Jason Foundation, which raises awareness of teen suicide in their adopted hometown. They also work to raise the profile of a children's hospital in the city.

During the group's appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday, Nashville mayor Karl Dean delivered a proclamation in honor of their work for good causes - and the musicians were delighted with the praise.

Bassist Jay DeMarcus said, "We love call...
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Leighton Meester To Quit 'Gossip Girl' When Contract Is Up

December 15th, 2010 8:32am EST
Leighton Meester
Leighton Meester will walk away from hit TV series "Gossip Girl" once her contract ends in 2012.

The 24 year old has starred as Blair Waldorf on the teen drama since it premiered on TV in 2007, but Meester admits she is looking to move away from the show and focus on other projects.

When asked by Eonline.com's Marc Malkin how much longer she'll remain on the program, she says, "Two more years. Because we're under contract."

Meester has embarked on a career on the big screen since establishing herself on "Gossip Girl," and stars alongside Gwyneth Paltrow in Country Strong.

She is also si...
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Carrie Underwood Dominates First-Ever American Country Awards

December 7th, 2010 8:26am EST
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood dominated the first ever American Country Awards on Monday night, scooping all six of her nominated trophies.

The singer was the toast of the evening, claiming the coveted Artist of the Year title, and beating Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert to the best female artist prize. Underwood also picked up trophies for Touring Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for Play On, as well as Single of the Year: Female for her track Cowboy Casanova, which also garnered the star the best female music video title.

During her acceptance speech at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vega...
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Miranda Lambert Triumphs At Country Music Awards; See Full List Of Winners

November 11th, 2010 8:13am EST
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert had a very special 27th birthday at the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday - she took home Song, Video and Album of the Year honors and was named Female Vocalist of the Year.

Her fiance Blake Shelton was also a big winner, claiming the Male Vocalist and Musical Event of the Year awards.

Lady Antebellum were the only other multiple winners, picking up accolades for Vocal Group and Single of the Year, and it was a huge night for event co-host Brad Paisley, who claimed the Entertainer of the Year prize.

Lambert, who was nominate...
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Rascal Flatts Honored By Tennessee Hospital

October 29th, 2010 5:32pm EDT
Rascal Flatts
Tennessee hospital bosses have honored generous country music stars Rascal Flatts by naming its pediatric surgery center after the band.

The country music trio has performed for children at The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University several times, and donated more than $3 million to the facility over the past five years.

On Friday, bandmates Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney were honored with the announcement of The Rascal Flatts Surgery Center - where they performed again and handed out Halloween treats to young patients.

The facility will include ne...
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Justin Bieber Makes $300,000 Per Concert; See What Other Musicians Make!

October 4th, 2010 8:44am EDT
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is the highest paid young performer in the world this year, earning a staggering $300,000 for every concert he performs.

A new rich list reveals the 16-year-old Canadian commands twice as much money as rap sensation Drake, three times as much as music rival Selena Gomez and quadruple the paycheck of "American Idol" star Jordin Sparks.

But Bieber has some way to go before he tops the touring income of music heavyweights like Rascal Flatts, Kiss and Keith Urban - who top the rich list of all artists touring in 2010.

Documents obtained by TheSmokingGun.com reveal the country t...
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Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney Welcomes Baby Girl

September 9th, 2010 9:20pm EDT
Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney has become a dad for the second time - his wife, former Playboy Playmate of the Year Tiffany Fallon, has given birth to a baby girl.

The couple welcomed little Raquel Blue Rooney to the world in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday. The tot is a little sister for their two-year-old son, Jagger.

Rooney tells People.com: "Tiffany and I are so excited to have brought a brand new baby into the world. Raquel Blue is so beautiful and we feel so grateful to have this sweet little angel round out our family.

"Jagger is already an excited big brother; yesterday h...
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Miranda Lambert & Lady Antebellum Score Six CMA Award Nominations

August 31st, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum have emerged as early contenders for the 2010 CMA Awards, landing six nods a piece in the first wave of nominations.

Lambert scored an impressive five nominations from two songs, The House That Built Me and White Liar. Both are up for single, video and song of the year, The Country Music Association announced on Tuesday.

Meanwhile Lady Antebellum grabbed nominations in four categories, including vocal group of the year. The band's breakthrough hit Need You Now also landed its members, Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott, nods for single of ...
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