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Carrie Underwood Leaves 12-Year-Old Fan 'Blown Away' With First Kiss

9/25/2012 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

9/19/2012 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

8/23/2012 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

8/15/2012 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

8/3/2012 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

7/21/2012 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

6/12/2012 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

6/8/2012 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!

6/7/2012 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

5/24/2012 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

5/21/2012 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

5/21/2012 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.

5/16/2012 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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'Dancing With The Stars' Results: Maria Menounos' Top Scores Not Enough

5/16/2012 9:49am EDT
Maria Menounos Eliminated on DWTS
What a shocker! The semi-finals' results show brought some spectacular performances and a couple of big surprises. The night kicked off with a sexy encore samba by William and Cheryl, followed by an explosive high energy dance presentation by dance pros Tristan and Chelsie to Beyonce’s “End of Time.”

Award winning singer Alanis Morrisette also graced the ballroom floor with her performance of “Guardian” off of her new album Havoc and Bright Lights. And Carrie Underwood blew us away with “Good Girl,” followed by Mary J.Blige, Juilanne Hough and Diego Boneto rocking out to a medley from the...
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Carrie Underwood's Competition 'Blown Away' Atop U.S. Albums Chart

5/9/2012 10:20pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country star Carrie Underwood has "Blown Away" the competition to debut her new album atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

The former American Idol champion shifted 267,000 copies of her fourth release, "Blown Away", in its first week in stores, making it the second-biggest album sales figure of the year. Only Madonna's "MDNA" sold more units in seven days in 2012, with 358,000 copies.

Meanwhile, Norah Jones enters at two with "Little Broken Hearts" and the latest Now 42 compilation is new at three.

Adele's "21" slips two places to four and rapper B.o.B. lands in the top five with his soph...
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Miranda Lambert Hits Back At Eric Church Over His 'American Idol Gone Mad' Remark

5/1/2012 8:40am EDT
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert has taken aim at her former tour mate Eric Church after he openly criticized reality TV shows for churning out so many country singers and compared the genre to "American Idol gone mad."

Church slammed the industry during a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, claiming too many amateurs were being handed record deals simply from appearing on TV talent competitions like Idol and The Voice, on which Lambert's husband Blake Shelton is a mentor.

He said, "It's become American Idol gone mad. Honestly, if Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green f**king turn around in a red chai...
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Las Vegas Showgirls Tower Over Cee Lo Green At Billboard Music Awards Conference

4/28/2012 10:00am EDT
Cee Lo Green Billboard Awards press conference
Yesterday at the Billboard Music Awards press conference with CeeLo Green, two pink and orange-clad showgirls demonstrated that their legs almost reach the singer's shoulders. Cee Lo is reportedly just 5 foot 6 inches tall.

"The Voice" judge and mentor will be performing at the music awards on May 20. Justin Bieber, Carrie Underwood, LMFAO and The Wanted will also perform at the event. The show will air on ABC.

This summer Cee Lo is kicking off his Las Vegas show "Loberace" at Planet Hollywood. More of a spectacle than a show, Cee Lo will take concert goers on a ride through the colorful ...
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Carrie Underwood And Miranda Lambert Dominate 2012 CMT Music Award Nominations

4/23/2012 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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Carrie Underwood Wished She Listened To Her Mother's Skin Care Advice

4/17/2012 9:07am EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country star Carrie Underwood has urged her teenage fans to listen to their mothers when it comes to looking after their skin.

The singer admits she wishes she had taken her mom's advice when she was growing up because her skin would be better if she had.

She tells People magazine, "If I could go back and talk to my 15-year-old self I'd be like, 'Seriously, listen to your mom... Drink more water, put more sunscreen on, moisturize.' There are a lot of people like me who wish they did more."

The new face of cosmetics giant Olay, Underwood admits it's really simple to take care of your skin...
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Carrie Underwood Loves Vegan Diet

4/11/2012 8:29pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country star Carrie Underwood's vegan diet is helping the singer make better choices at mealtimes.

A longtime vegetarian, the "Before He Cheats" hitmaker gave up all dairy and animal products last year after a friend became vegan and started looking "amazing".

And Underwood's really beginning to notice how great she feels now that she's given up fatty treats too.

She tells ABC News Radio she owes her big lifestyle change to her healthy pal: "(It was) like something had happened in her life. There was some switch flipped. Something was up. Her skin was glowing. Her eyes were gorgeous. Lik...
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Norah Jones Had The Top-Selling Album Of The Last Decade

3/21/2012 2:00pm EDT
Norah Jones
Norah Jones' record "Come Away With Me" has topped the best-selling Billboard Albums chart of the past decade.

Jones' debut record has sold nearly 11 million copies since it was released in 2002. Eminem's "The Eminem Show" and Usher's "Confessions" were second and third after selling 10 million and more than nine million respectively.

Adele's album "21" is fourth in the list, which is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The British singer's sophomore album has sold more than eight million copies and is the best-selling record of the last 10 years by an artist outside the U.S.

50 Cent's "Get R...
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Carrie Underwood: 'I'll Never Eat Meat Again'

3/20/2012 4:27pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Country star Carrie Underwood has revamped her diet plan and become a vegan.

The Before He Cheats hit-maker adopted a vegetarian lifestyle several years ago after discovering the long-term health benefits of cutting out meat, and the former American Idol star reveals she's now avoiding animal products all together in a bid to boost her overall well-being.

She tells Self magazine, "I've been a vegetarian for seven years, but after seeing a friend who looked amazing and had recently gone vegan, I thought, 'What's holding me back?' Now I'm 95 per cent vegan."

However, Underwood insists s...
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2012 Grammy Awards Fashion: Some Wore Colors While Most Wore Black On A Bittersweet Evening

2/13/2012 12:54pm EST
2012 Grammy Awards
The 2012 Grammy Awards will forever be remembered for one reason: the event took place the night after the music industry lost one of their biggest stars in an untimely fashion: Whitney Houston.

Despite the somber undertones of host LL Cool J's opening prayer for the late singer and a rousing performance of her hit song "I Will Always Love You" by Jennifer Hudson; the night was about the music and the attitude that the show must go on.

As always with award shows, the night is also about the fashion. While many stars wore black - perhaps in honor of the late Houston - many stars let the c...
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Kenny Chesney Scores Nine ACM Awards Nominations

1/26/2012 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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Carrie Underwood Rescues Injured Dog From Highway

1/9/2012 8:15pm EST
Carrie Underwood
Kind-hearted Carrie Underwood can add stray saviour to her resume after rescuing a dog from a highway median and finding it a new home.

The "Before He Cheats" hitmaker was heaving home from visiting her parents over the holidays when she spotted two desperate pups who had been dumped in the middle of a stretch of freeway between her native Oklahoma and Tennessee, where she lives with husband Mike Fisher.

Underwood scooped up one of the "limping, bloody" dogs, a Labrador Retriever which she later named Stella, and took her to an emergency vet for surgery. The other pup sadly passed away.

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Carrie Underwood Raises $350,000 For Her Oklahoma Hometown

1/7/2012 12:30pm EST
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood gave back to her Oklahoma hometown over the holidays by raising $350,000 for educational improvements through her new charity.

The country star recently launched the Checotah Animal, Town, and School (C.A.T.S.) Foundation in a bid to honor her roots and now students and school teachers are singing her praises after receiving a large donation from the group over the holiday season.

Each of the four schools in the district will have access to the funds, and planning bosses hope to build better computer labs, buy new playground equipment, and purchase band uniforms and instr...
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Top Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2011

12/23/2011 8:00am EST
Top Celebrity Fashion Fails Of 2011
Failure is such a harsh word isn't it? To tell someone that something they've created is a "fail" is just wrong… but let's face it, we all love to hate a little bit.

To those opposed to pointing out the bad in life there's a place for you, we ran our fashion hits of 2011 yesterday. To the rest of you H8ers, here's a little pictorial look back at some fashion disasters of 2011. Enjoy!

Keri Hilson at the "Late Show with David Letterman last January

Amanda Michalka at the 2011 People's Choice Awards

Helen Mirren normally dresses a little better than this.

Blake Lively appear...
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37 Hottest Female Stars Of 2011

12/19/2011 8:00am EST
The Hottest Female Stars Of 2011
Let's give it to the ladies of 2011 for making their mark in music and hollywood. Women dominated music this year (Adele, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj), while they didn't do half bad on the big screen either (Emma Stone in "The Help," Emma Watson in "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows" and Kristen Stewart in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn).

Television also had its share of hot female stars, including Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Paula Abdul.

Noticeably absent this year are the Kardashian clan, specifically Kim, who fell from grace after announcing her div...
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American Country Awards Fashion: Carrie Underwood, Jordin Sparks & More!

12/6/2011 8:29am EST
Carrie Underwood
The second annual American Country Awards took place in Las Vegas last night. Carrie Underwood, who took home three awards, looked cute as a button in a strapless white dress and purple cuffed pumps.

Kristin Chenoweth made fans green with envy in a cleavage revealing gown, while Jordin Sparks looked sophisticated in an off-the-shoulder white dress.

The boys from The Band Perry channeled the '70s with butterfly collared shirts, and Jason Aldean tore up the red carpet in ripped jeans.

Check out all the fashion in the following pages!

Jordin Sparks

Kristin Chenoweth

Lauren Alai...
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Jason Aldean Dominates Second American Country Awards

12/6/2011 8:16am EST
Jason Aldean
Singer Jason Aldean has dominated the second ever American Country Awards, taking home six out of eight trophies on Monday night.

The star won all but two of the prizes he was nominated for, including the prestigious Album of the Year and Artist of the Year titles. He also shared the collaborative Single and Music Video of the Year prizes with Kelly Clarkson for their duet Don't You Wanna Stay.

After taking to the stage for a second time, he told the audience, "This is getting a little ridiculous now. I don't know what else to say. It's been a crazy year."

Country sweetheart Carrie Un...
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