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

5/30/2013 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...

'Smash' Recap 'The Coup' – Mahatma Katie Saves The Show From Techno Popping

3/27/2012 12:30pm EDT
SMASH -- 'The Coup'
Previously on Smash – the workshop for Marilyn: The Musical did not receive the rave reviews expected. Derek, unhappy with Tom and Julia’s decision to fire Michael, and to replace Ivy with a ‘name’ star, determined to save the show. Julia and Michael broke up.

It’s been a few days since the workshop, and Ivy and the cast have not heard when or if they’ll be continuing to work on the musical. Even Tom and Julia have not heard from Eileen, who is ignoring their calls. Frank attempts to cheer up Julia, who is depressed and afraid the musical’s future is in jeopardy, by serenading her with a G...

Gavin DeGraw To Join 'Dancing With The Stars'?

2/13/2012 9:35am EST
Gavin DeGraw
Singer Gavin DeGraw is bouncing back from a brutal bar beating to join TV talent show Dancing With The Stars.

The Chariot hit-maker was hospitalized with a concussion and broken nose after a run-in with a trio of thugs in New York last August but he is putting the street attack behind him to compete on the show, according to his pal Ryan Tedder.

The OneRepublic frontman tells The Hollywood Reporter, "Gavin DeGraw is doing Dancing With The Stars, I heard. He's amazing. He's one of my favorite male singers alive."

It is not yet clear whether DeGraw has officially inked a deal to appear ...

Brittany's 'The Voice' Blog: Catching Up With...Beverly McClellan

10/4/2011 11:00am EDT
Beverly McClellan
Here's the latest on and around NBC's The Voice: I shine the spotlight on Beverly McClellan, the finalist for Team Christina who exemplified what the series was all about - not just being yourself, but being proud of yourself.

She was an example of the blind auditions in action; she didn't look the part of a conventional music star, but she had the talent and the personality. After catching the eye of Christina Aguilera, Beverly let her self-confidence guide her throughout the competition. She was being herself, loud and proud and without fear.

Her rendition of The Who's "Baba O'Riley" ...

Stars Reveal Super Hero Powers At VH1's Do Something Awards (Video)

8/18/2011 6:00pm EDT
Tyra Banks - 2011 VH1 Do Something Awards
We hit the blue carpet at VH1’s Do Something Awards where tons of celebrities joined forces with a handful of young adults to be recognized as some of today’s best social change makers. The event brought out only the hottest stars, including Kim Kardashian, David Beckham, the cast of Pretty Little Liars and Justin Bieber, with performances by One Republic, Foster The People and Demi Lovato!

Since we love to have fun here at Starpulse, we asked the stars if they could have one super power to help better the world, what would it be? Get ready because some of their answers might surprise you!...

Armchair Musician: "The Voice," Week Ten

6/30/2011 9:25am EDT
The Voice
Two and a half months later, my journey with The Voice has come to an end. I'm sad to walk away, but I'm also overjoyed (and grateful) to have gone out on top.

Everyone wants to finish on a high note, and this show certainly did that, for the most part. The final performance show saw the four finalists duet with their coaches - a move which signified their having flourished over the course of the competition and become equals. Dia Frampton and Blake Shelton were certainly having a great time performing Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down," complete with Blues Brothers-esque black suits a...

Javier Colon Wins The First Season Of 'The Voice'

6/29/2011 11:01pm EDT
Javier Colon and Carson Daily on The Voice
NBC's The Voice has crowned its first winner! After a heated 10-week competition, the fate of the four finalists - Dia Frampton, Beverly McClellan, Vicci Martinez and Javier Colon - was in the hands of TV viewers for the last time, with the top two finalists - Dia and Javier separated by only 2 percent of the final vote, according to host Carson Daly; but it was Connecticut native Colon who took the prize - $100,000 and a recording contract with Universal Republic.

"Wow. Thank you. I don't even know where to begin other than to say that the three women behind here are absolutely awesome," ...

OneRepublic Premieres Their Latest Video, 'Good Life'

2/20/2011 10:30am EST
OneRepublic have just premiered the video for their new single, "Good Life." The group teamed up with Ethan Lader who recently directed B.o.B.'s "Nothin on You" and Bruno Mars' "Just The Way You Are." The track appears on OneRepublic's sophomore album, "Waking Up," which is available now on iTunes.


Ryan Tedder To Be A Dad

7/9/2010 6:00pm EDT
Ryan Tedder
Ryan Tedder, the man behind Leona Lewis' Bleeding Love and Beyonce's Halo hits, is set to become a first-time father in August.

The singer/songwriter and OneRepublic frontman has revealed his wife Genevieve is a month away from her due date, and he's very excited. He tells People.com, "I'm going to be a dad for the first time. I'm extremely excited and looking forward to it. We are having a boy. (Genevieve)'s due in about four weeks."

And Tedder has been busy studying parenting books to prepare him for the impending arrival. He adds, "I've done my homework. So hopefully I can handle it...

Kelly Clarkson Attacks Ryan Tedder In New Song Lyrics

5/8/2010 3:07pm EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson appears to have lashed out at songwriter Ryan Tedder and music executives at her label RCA/Sony Music in a new song after they convinced her to record a copy of Beyonce's hit "Halo."

The pop star was left red faced when critics accused her of "ripping off" Beyonce's hit, and claimed songwriter/producer Tedder sent her the track that became Halo without telling her he'd already offered it to the R&B singer.

Clarkson tried to stop Sony Music bosses from releasing her version, "Already Gone," as a single - but failed. So, the "American Idol" winner altered the arrangement hers...

Janet Jackson Worries For 'Sweetheart' Lady Gaga

4/2/2010 9:48am EDT
Janet Jackson
Lady Gaga has found an unlikely new super-fan and mentor in R&B superstar Janet Jackson. The Nasty hit-maker admits she's hooked on the colorful pop star's music - and was thrilled to discover the Bad Romance hit-maker is a "sweetheart".

Jackson tells MTV, "I really love GaGa and she's a sweetheart. It's not always the case when you meet them (superstars). You can enjoy their work, but it's not always so pleasant when you get to know their personality, and she truly is a sweetheart. She's definitely doing something different and I love that."

However, Jackson admits she worries about th...