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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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Carrie Underwood Joins The Rolling Stones On Stage In Toronto

May 27th, 2013 3:05pm EDT
Carrie & Keith
Country singer Carrie Underwood joined the The Rolling Stones on stage in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Saturday night for a rendition of the band's classic song "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It)."

The sexy singer showed up wearing skin-tight leather pants and stilletto heels to join Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & co. and rock out.

The appearance was very special for Carrie -- eight years ago to the date she won the third season of American Idol.

"8 years ago today, I won American Idol and tonight, I sang with the Rolling Stones! Wow, so much has happened!" she tweeted after.

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

May 21st, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Rihanna
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...
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Carrie Underwood: 'I Will Be Rich, Famous, And Married To A Hot Guy'

May 15th, 2013 11:52am EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood predicted her own future when she was in high school.

The 30-year-old country singer, who's featured on the June cover of Marie Claire magazine, revealed that when she wrote in her high school yearbook over a decade ago she knew exactly where she would be now.

"You were supposed to say what you would be doing in 10 years, and I said, 'I will be rich, famous, and married to a hot guy.' I guess I should have added a few more things," she tells Marie Claire.

The singer opened up in her interview with the magazine, candidly speaking on her personality and how it led to a bat...
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Carrie Underwood Named Faith Hill's Successor On NBC's Sunday Night Football

May 8th, 2013 12:01pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
NBC announced on Tuesday that they've got another gorgeous blonde country singer to rock the network's Sunday Night Football theme song each week: Carrie Underwood.

The "Before He Cheats" singer will replace Faith Hill, who sang the network's "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" football theme song for the last six years. Hill announced she was giving up the job last month, saying that "it's time 2 let someone else rock the open."

The song, which is a re-worked version of Joan Jett's "I Hate Myself For Loving You," was adapted weekly to reflect the night's NFL football game matchup.

"Faith...
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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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Carrie Underwood Shares The Secrets To Keeping Her Long Distance Marriage Hot

April 7th, 2013 8:07am EDT
Carrie Underwood People
Carrie Underwood opens up in this week's issue of PEOPLE about making her long-distance marriage to NHL pro Mike Fisher work – and her dreams for a family. The country superstar is a little amazed when she looks back on her journey from Checotah, Oklahoma farm girl to six-time Grammy winner in just eight years. "So much has happened in my life; it's mind-boggling," she tells PEOPLE. "It's been crazy and fun, and there's nothing about it that I regret. And I met the man I married."

As her third wedding anniversary approaches in July, Underwood has learned plenty about the challenges of main...
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Carrie Underwood: 'I Would Quit Music For My Marriage'

April 3rd, 2013 2:57pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country star Carrie Underwood wouldn't hesitate to hang up her microphone if her career ever put her marriage to ice hockey player Mike Fisher in jeopardy.

The Before He Cheats hit-maker, who wed the Nashville Predators sportsman in 2010, admits their conflicting work schedules often keep them apart, but they do their best to keep the romance alive by frequently texting one another and hosting wine and barbecue nights at home with friends.

They also make a point to meet up for casual dates at sandwich shop Subway: "We called it 'our place' when we were first dating!"

However, Underwoo...
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Carrie Underwood Required Oxygen At Valentine's Day Concert

February 17th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Carrie Underwood oxygen
During a Colorado concert last week Carrie Underwood required oxygen because the venue's high altitude bothered her. Symptoms of altitude sickness include headache, fatigue, dizziness, and swelling.
 
The country pop star performed in Broomfield on Thursday, but before her encore she returned to her dressing room for a little boost.
 
The singer posted a photograph of herself wearing an oxygen mask on Twitter, writing, "In high altitudes, they put oxygen in my dressing room under the stage! This is me before the encore."
 
She later added: "Thanks, Colorado, for the wonderful energy over th...
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Carrie Underwood Says She's Unaware Of Any Feud With Taylor Swift

February 12th, 2013 9:58am EST
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood says that stories that she and Taylor Swift hate each other are nothing more than rumors.

Last week Us Weekly reported that the two singers "hate" each other and would be taking steps to avoid each other at all costs during this year's Grammys.

An insider told the magazine that the show's producers were instructed to keep the two stars separated and as far apart as possible "since they hate each other."

A source close to Swift, 23, said, "Taylor feels Carrie is always rude to her, so she steers clear of her."

But now Underwood, 29, has spoken out about the story in an i...
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Carrie Underwood's Dress Lit Up The Grammys

February 11th, 2013 11:16am EST
Carrie Underwood
Besides the few who missed the memo about wearing revealing clothing at the 55th annual Grammys, the talk of last night's show was Carrie Underwood's very cool projector dress she wore during her performance.

The country singer (who also won a Grammy last night - Best Country Solo Performance) wowed the audience and TV onlooker with her dress. The skirt of her dress acted as a projector screen during her performance.

“We wanted it to be artful and dramatic. I just like to stand still and sing sometimes, so this seemed like the best way I could do that and still create something visually a...
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Music's Biggest Stars Rocked The Red Carpet At The 2013 Grammys

February 11th, 2013 11:04am EST
55th Grammy Awards
  The 55th Annual Grammy Awards got off to a hot start on the red carpet, where music's biggest stars gathered before the main event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Most stars adhered to the requests in the memo that CBS sent out on Wednesday, asking stars to tone their fashion choices down. The memo specifically asked that "buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered"; also warning that "see through" fashions, visible thongs and attire exposing any part of "genital regions" was forbidden at this year's award show.

Most stars followed the rules, including Jennifer Lopez, who ...
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Carrie Underwood Talks Gay Marriage & Celebrity Cheaters In The February Allure

January 17th, 2013 11:58am EST
Carrie Underwood
Taking some time out from her world tour, country music star Carrie Underwood made time for a stop at Oklahoma City's historic Overholser Mansion for a cover shoot and interview for the February issue of Allure magazine.

The 29-year-old country singer, happily married to Mike Fisher of the National Hockey League's Nashville Predators for two-and-a-half years, discusses why she believes her man will never cheat on her and reaffirms the controversial comments she made about gay marriage during an interview last June.

"We've seen a lot of celebrities, professional athletes, not exactly alway...
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Miranda Lambert & Carmen Electra Are Leggy At The American Country Awards - See Event Photos!

December 11th, 2012 9:58am EST
Miranda Lambert
The 2012 American Country Awards took place at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Monday night, and the stars rocked the red carpet in sexy and glamorous gowns.

Miranda Lambert dazzled in a black and silver high-necked mini dress. She wore several chunky rings accentuated by bright pink nailpolish and carried a metallic clutch.

Carmen Electra dazzled in two different looks. First she wore a sleek black gown with a slit up the thigh and cut outs on the side of her torso. She also wore a white dress that showed off her ample cleavage with a criss-cross design over her bodice.

C...
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Carrie Underwood To Play Maria Von Trapp In NBC Special

December 1st, 2012 8:29am EST
Carrie Underwood
Country singing sweetheart Carrie Underwood has been tapped to play Maria Von Trapp in an NBC adaptation of the "Sound Of Music."

A network executive revealed on Friday that the former "American Idol" star will perform in a three-hour broadcast based on the beloved Broadway musical. It will air in 2013.

"The Sound of Music" was the swan song of musical writers Rogers and Hammersteign. Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer starred in the massively popular 1965 film, six years after the original show debuted on Broadway.

The production team behind NBC's "Smash" will produce the special. Ex...
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Justin Bieber Named Artist Of The Year At AMAs - Check Out Pics Of Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera & More!

November 19th, 2012 8:55am EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber took home the coveted "Artist of the Year" prize at last night's American Music Awards (AMAs) in Los Angeles. The pop star also won "Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" trophies.

Bieber, who attended the event with his mother Pattie Mallette, dragged her on stage when he recieved the night's most anticipated award. "This is my mom, she's little but she's beautiful...I wanna thank you for just always believing in me...This is amazing," he told the crowd.

Skirting around rumors that he and Selena Gomez broke up, he told fans, "As long as you guys keep ...
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Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley Join Jason Aldean, Eric Church & Luke Bryan As 46th CMAs Get Underway

November 1st, 2012 11:41pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country music's young hunks Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Eric Church got the 46th annual CMA Awards off to a rousing start in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday night by teaming up onstage at the Bridgestone Arena for a patriotic opening set.

Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley then joined forces to offer up a country ditty inspired by Maroon 5's hit "Moves Like Jagger," titled "Moves Like Haggard" - a reference to hard-living country icon Merle Haggard.

The duo then poked a little fun at Entertainer of the Year nominee Taylor Swift after Paisley pretended he knew nothing of her recent ...
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Carrie Underwood Leaves 12-Year-Old Fan 'Blown Away' With First Kiss

September 25th, 2012 1:04pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood made a 12-year-old fan's dream come true Saturday night during her concert at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

During the stop on her "Blown Away" tour, it might be said that this kid was blown away when she pulled him up on stage after seeing the sign he made for her with the message, "Will you be my first kiss?"

After asking the boy's name, which is Chase, Carrie asked him, "How are we going to do this?"

Chase replied, "Lip to lip"; and the crowd erupted with cheers. Carrie laughed and called him, "...the smartest kid I know!"

But she also warned him that ...
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10 Female Celebrity Vegetarians & Vegans

September 19th, 2012 6:03pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
This summer, Self magazine evaluated Carrie Underwood's diet and gave the singer an A+ for her menu choices. Underwood, who is "95 percent" vegan, is one of many celebrities who opt to go meatless in order to stay thin and healthy.

Anne Hathaway was forced to adopt a strict diet in order to squeeze herself into the skintight catsuit for "The Dark Knight Rises." The vegetarian star went almost 100 percent vegan to stay fit. "By the time the movie finished, I decided to give veganism a try. You can’t go hog-wild as a vegan. You can eat a lot of pasta and have a few vegan pastries."

Natalie ...
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The Brooding, The Bitter & The Ugly: The Top 10 Angry Breakup Songs

August 23rd, 2012 4:05pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift just landed her first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100, and naturally it's another breakup song from the country-crossover superstar called "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together".

The song also garnered the hightest one-week digital sales total by a female artist for Taylor, with 623,000 downloads; and is the first single from her album "Red" (released Oct. 22, 2012).

The single is an upbeat, catchy tune about an on-again/off-again relationship that the singer has finally had enough of as she angrily declares, "we are never, ever, ever getting back together".

Th...
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Carrie Underwood Shows Off Her Legs In Short Shorts

August 15th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood performed in concert on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The country star wore a tiny pair of pastel blue and gold 7 For All Mankind shorts with a shimmering pale pink blouse.

Earlier this month Underwood took some time out of her busy schedule to visit a children's hospital in Massachusetts. She went to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston visiting patients in the children's ward.

Last month Kelly Clarkson suggested her fellow "American Idol" alum would be a great choice to judge the new season of the singing competiti...
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Carrie Underwood Visits Boston Children's Hospital

August 3rd, 2012 11:06am EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood took time out from her busy schedule on Tuesday to visit a children's hospital in Massachusetts.

The Good Girl hit-maker headed to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and helped boost the spirits of young patients by touring the wards.

She met sick youngsters and their families and signed CDs for them - and even treated the kids to an impromptu performance of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star after a two year old requested the song.

Underwood was overwhelmed by the trip, and has heaped praise on a musical patient called Chloi in a post on her ...
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Kelly Clarkson Believes Carrie Underwood Would Be A Great 'Idol' Judge

July 21st, 2012 2:06pm EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has given fellow American Idol winner Carrie Underwood her vote as the country star's name is linked to a vacant judging role on the show where she first found fame.

Underwood has joined former Idol favorite Adam Lambert, Mariah Carey, will.i.am and Fergie as potential replacements for Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, who both quit the show last week - and Clarkson reveals she'd love to see the Before He Cheats singer in a judge's chair on the talent show.

The singer, who wrapped up the first season of another talent show, Duets, on Thursday insists she is not in the runn...
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Carrie Underwood Comes Out In Support Of Same-Sex Marriage

June 12th, 2012 9:56am EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country singer Carrie Underwood has voiced her support of the legalization of gay marriage in the U.S.

The former American Idol champion, who is a devout Christian, insists her own marriage to hockey player Mike Fisher has made her believe all American citizens should be allowed to marry who they want.

She tells The Independent newspaper, "As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry. I can't imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we wa...
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Carrie Underwood Encourages Miley Cyrus To Have A Long Engagement

June 8th, 2012 11:42am EDT
Mike Fisher
Carrie Underwood has advised Miley Cyrus to enjoy a long engagement to Liam Hemsworth, because the country star wishes she'd had more time to plan her wedding to Mike Fisher.

The singer/actress announced on Wednesday that Hemsworth had asked her to be his wife on May 31st after a three-year romance.

The stars have not yet revealed when they plan on exchanging vows, but Underwood - who married ice hockey star Fisher in July 2010, just six months after he proposed - has advised the happy couple to take their wedding plans slowly.

She tells Extra TV, "For me, planning, I wish we could h...
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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...
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Hot Legs: Carrie Underwood Sizzles At 'American Idol' Finale

May 24th, 2012 3:01pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood showed some serious thigh at Wednesday night's American Idol finale in a dangerously short celestial blue and white dress.

The 29-year-old superstar, who won the fourth season of the show, arrived at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, accompanied by her husband, hockey player Mike Fisher, and her mother.

Carrie's latest album, "Blown Away", has topped the country music chart for the third straight week; however it was knocked out of the number-one spot on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart by a fellow Idol album, Adam Lambert.

Lambert's sophomore album "Trespassing" debut...
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Best And Worst Dressed At The 2012 Billboard Music Awards

May 21st, 2012 10:56am EDT
Taylor Swift
Stars braved the steamy temperatures in Las Vegas to celebrate music at the Billboard Music Awards and show off the latest styles. However, not everyone was up to the task - here are the best and worst dressed at the Billboard Music Awards.

Best: Taylor Swift, at first glance, looked like she was a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen. Instead, we got the classy and proper style we've come to expect from the star.

Worst: We want to give Jason Derulo props for being a little outside the box with the dotted suit, but it looks like he forgot a tie or a vest or something so we don't h...
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Carrie Underwood & Miley Cyrus Sizzle In The Vegas Heat At The Billboard Music Awards

May 21st, 2012 12:20am EDT
Carrie Underwood And Miley Cyrus
Carrie Underwood and Miley Cyrus were caught out by soaring temperatures in Las Vegas as they arrived for Sunday's Billboard Music Awards and faced some big fashion decisions.

Performer Underwood decided not to let the heat ruin her big night on the red carpet, as nothing would prevent her from wearing a stunning silver-grey Oscar De La Renta gown.

She said, "It's sweltering and I'm so hot, but nothing would get in the way of this. I've been waiting for some time to wear this dress. It's stunning."

Cyrus had to opt for a cooler look than she had anticipated, hitting the red carpet in a r...
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Carrie Underwood Still On Top In The U.S.

May 16th, 2012 9:23pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood is still blowing away the competition at the top of the U.S. album charts after landing a second week on top with her new release "Blown Away".

The country star sold 120,000 copies of the album last week to maintain her strangle-hold on the Billboard 200.

She holds off Adele's "21", which was the only other release to sell over 100,000 copies last week. The megahit rises two spots to two on the new countdown.

Another former chart-topper, Lionel Richie's "Tuskegee", also jumps back up the chart to three, while the "Now 42" compilation falls a spot to four and Norah Jones'...
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