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Beyonce To Receive Billboard Millennium Award

May 10th, 2011 8:41am EDT
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Beyonce is to be honored with the Millennium Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 22.

She will attend the prizegiving at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to accept the honor.

The Billboard Millennium Award will recognize Beyonce's career achievements and influence in the music industry. Previously, Billboard named Beyonce its Woman of the Year in October 2009, and Top Female Artist of the Decade in December 2009.

The show will be a star-studded affair - Rihanna, the Black Eyed Peas, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull and Taio Cruz are among...
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Keith Urban Offers Concert Tickets For Info On Missing Sculpture

May 7th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
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Keith Urban has offered up free concert tickets to anyone with information that leads to the return of a sculptured tribute to him in Wisconsin.

A salon owner bought the giant chair hand at installation, which is adorned with pictures of the singer/songwriter, and placed it outside her store in Eau Claire.

The piece was swiped last month, and now Urban has joined the hunt for the missing hand.

He is offering up four tickets and four VIP passes to any show on his upcoming "Get Closer World Tour" to anyone with vital information leading to the location of the hand.
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Jason Aldean Leads 2011 CMT Music Awards With Four Nominations

April 27th, 2011 2:28pm EDT
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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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EMI's Family Of Artists And Songwriters Raise $940,000 To Support Japanese Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts

April 26th, 2011 2:43pm EDT
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An auction of exclusive personal items and memorabilia donated by EMI’s family of artists and songwriters has raised $940,000 in funds to help the Red Cross support people affected by last month’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

The charity auction, which launched on eBay’s worldwide sites on April 5, attracted bids totaling $470,000 from music fans around the world. All the money from winning bidders will be doubled through a donation by EMI.

EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon commented: “What a wonderful result!! It was made possible by the extraordinary generosity of so many members of the EMI...
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Hot Hair: Nicole Kidman's Summer Waves At 2011 ACM Awards

April 7th, 2011 3:55pm EDT
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Celebrity hairstylist David Babaii created Nicole Kidman’s look for the 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards achieving summer waves for her red carpet look.

1. Beginning with a clean canvas and applying Couture Colour Pequi Oil Treatment from roots to ends, David gently rough dried the hair moving his hands in various directions to create natural texture and volume.

2. Once dry, he fashioned a side part and divided tresses into 4 sections (sides, top & nape). Starting at the nape area, he took 1" sections throughout the head applying additional Pequi Oil to each.

3. To create her summer ...
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Fashion At The 2011 Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 4th, 2011 8:41am EDT
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Miranda Lambert dominated last night's Academy of Country Music Awards after taking home four trophies (check out all the winners here), but did she dominate the red carpet?

Carrie Underwood looked resplendent in a grape-colored gown with sequin embellishment, while Taylor Swift opted for a more subtle look in a yellow dress.

Miranda Lambert looked like Aphrodite in a white, Goddess-like gown and later changed into a short strapless hot pink frock.

Julianne Hough dazzled in a sleeveless peach dress with a turqouise and gold bracelet.

Check them out in the photos below, and tell us who y...
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Miranda Lambert Dominates At Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 4th, 2011 8:26am EDT
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The 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards belonged to Miranda Lambert after she scooped four trophies at the ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The country star was crowned Female Vocalist of The Year, while her track The House That Built Me received honors for Song of The Year, Single Record of The Year and Video of The Year.

Brad Paisley took home the Male Vocalist of The Year trophy and trio Lady Antebellum accepted awards for Top Vocal Group and Album of The Year for Need You Know.

Picking up their prize, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley joked, "Thank you, Miranda Lambert, for winnin...
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Watch The Red Carpet Show From The Academy Of Country Music Awards (Live Stream)

April 3rd, 2011 6:05pm EDT
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Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton are all set to host tonight's 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas at 8pm; but you can watch the stars arrive on the red carpet prior to the show right here.

Join host Stuart Brazell live from the red carpet beginning at 6:15pm (ET), and get the lowdown on tonight's big show. While you're waiting for the live stream to begin, check out Stuart's sneak-peek behind the scenes at the awards video below. She'll show you where the big stars will be sitting, give a tour of Reba's dressing room and more!

This y...
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Global Music Effort Launches "Songs For Japan" Album On iTunes to Benefit Japan Disaster Relief

March 25th, 2011 4:08pm EDT
Songs For Japan
Proceeds from Star-Studded Album to Support Disaster Relief Efforts of Japanese Red Cross

In what stands as a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, over 30 of the biggest names in contemporary music have joined together for the worldwide release of "Songs for Japan," an unprecedented compilation of 38 chart-topping hits and classic tracks, available worldwide on the iTunes Store for $9.99 starting today (www.itunes.com/songsforjapan). Proceeds from the album's sale will benefit the disaster relief efforts of the Japanese Red Cros...
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2011 Oscar Fashion: Celebrities Step Out For The 83rd Academy Awards

February 28th, 2011 9:10am EST
Oscar Fashion
It's the most glamorous night in Hollywood, and the stars didn't disappoint at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.

It was a colorful red carpet. Actresses Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Lawrence wore eye-popping crimson.

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis were pretty in purple, and Amy Adams wore a bright blue sequined gown.

Check out the photos from the hottest night in Tinseltown, and tell us who you think looked best:

Amy Adams

Halle Berry

Natalie Portman

Sandra Bullock

Gwyneth Paltrow

Michelle Williams

Cate Blanchett

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Nicole Kidman Opens Up About Her Fertility Struggle

February 21st, 2011 7:23am EST
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New mom Nicole Kidman has opened up about her "rollercoaster ride with fertility," admitting she suffered feelings of "pain and loss" when she was unable to conceive.

The Moulin Rouge! star welcomed baby daughter Faith Margaret - her second with husband Keith Urban - in December, via a gestational carrier.

Kidman insists she "desperately" wanted to fall pregnant again after the birth of daughter Sunday Rose in 2008, and was forced to turn to surrogacy to complete her family.

She tells Australia's 60 Minutes show, "Anyone that's been in the place of wanting another child or wanting a chil...
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Music Valentines: Most Romantic Couples In Country Music

February 14th, 2011 2:22pm EST
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It's no secret; When it comes to romance, Country music stars are the most romantic valentines. Whether in public or private, these romantic couples wear their hearts on their sleeves, and go whole hog when it comes to lovin.' Here are our favorite romantic couples in Country music.

Faith Hill & Tim McGraw

Besides being some of Country music's biggest sex symbols, singers Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are a romantic Country music pairing that couldn't be more perfect. The married couple, besides a deep common love of music, now share a family of three daughters.

Lisa Hartman Blac...
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Fashion At The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards - Who Looked The Best?

February 14th, 2011 8:43am EST
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As we previously reported, the ladies ruled the Grammy Awards last night. And several stars stood out on the red carpet with their fashionable attire.

Katy Perry showed up with her grandmother wearing angel wings, while Lady Gaga made an appearance in an egg.

Cee Lo Green performed with muppets and Gwyneth Paltrow in a bird-like costume, while Rihanna teased with a ruffled number that strategically hid her softer parts.

Check out the fashion below, and tell us who your favorites are. (See the list of winners here!)

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga arriving in an egg

Jennifer Lopez

Justin Bi...
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'Ladys' Night at the Grammys as Lady Antebellum & Lady Gaga win big (Full List of Grammy Winners)

February 14th, 2011 12:31am EST
Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum and Lady Gaga were the toast of the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night after picking up nine awards between them.

Country trio Lady Antebellum claimed five accolades for their single and album "Need You Now," including Record and Song of the Year, while Gaga scored wins for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Short Form Video for "Bad Romance" and Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Vocal Album for "The Fame Monster."

But the surprise of the night came right at the end of the ceremony when indie darlings Arcade Fire picked up Album of the Year honors for "Th...
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Nicole Kidman Wants Her Daughter To Be A Musician

February 4th, 2011 4:44pm EST
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman hopes her daughter Sunday Rose takes after her musical father - because the actress loves her home to be filled with singing.

The Eyes Wide Shut star is married to country rocker Keith Urban, and despite her forays into music in Moulin Rouge! and a duet with British pop star Robbie Williams, she has no interest in collaborating with her husband.

However, Kidman is desperate for her daughter to follow in Urban's footsteps and has bought the tot a piano in a bid to make her a musician.

She tells BBC Radio 2, "I'm very comfortable listening. I would love it if Sunday Rose w...
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Nicole Kidman: 'I'm Ready to Give Up Anything for Love'

February 3rd, 2011 11:01pm EST
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman talks candidly about her 'lost years' and happiness, busting Hollywood myths and finding love in Tennessee in the new issue of Marie Claire.

"I'm crazy in love," she says, "And I think you can live anywhere and do anything when you're crazy in love. To be in this environment and to have that and have your child, it's sexy, you know. I was a gypsy for so long, living out of a suitcase, sort of dragging Bella and Connor (her adopted children with actor Tom Cruise) around with me."

"I'm very driven by falling in love. I fall in love and I'll drop everything and change everythin...
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Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Waited Nervously Over Christmas For Birth Of Daughter Faith

January 21st, 2011 2:05pm EST
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Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban spent Christmas "on tenterhooks" as they nervously awaited the birth of their new surrogate daughter Faith.

The Hollywood couple made a surprise announcement earlier this month, revealing they became parents for a second time on December 28 when a surrogate mother gave birth to their baby girl.

Kidman has now spoken out for the first since becoming a mother again, and admits the couple had a nervous wait for news over the festive period.

She tells the Australian Women's Weekly magazine, "We spent Christmas on tenterhooks and after Faith Margaret ...
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Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban's Surprise Baby Details

January 21st, 2011 7:59am EST
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban on the new PEOPLE
After yearning for a second child together, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, both 43, reveal the arrival of daughter Faith Margaret, born December 28th, by a gestational surrogate at the Women's Hospital at Centennial in their adopted hometown of Nashville. The couple kept many friends and even family members in the dark in the hopes of preserving some privacy during Faith's first few weeks. The new arrival, who is the couple's biological child, joins big sister Sunday Rose, 2, and Kidman's kids from her marriage to Tom Cruise, Isabella, 18, and Connor, 15. Kidman and Urban enjoyed quiet f...
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Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Are Parents Again

January 17th, 2011 4:37pm EST
Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and country star Keith Urban and are parents again.

The Aussie couple's baby was born via a surrogate in their adopted Nashville, Tennessee last week, according to TMZ.com.

Urban and Kidman, who reportedly booked out the entire top floor of Nashville's Centennial Medical Center so the unnamed birth mother could deliver the child in secret, have named the little girl Faith Margaret.

The pair made no mention of the baby when they attended the Golden Globe Awards together in Los Angeles on Sunday, but released a statement on Monday, which read, "Our family is truly blessed, an...
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Nicole Kidman: 'I Don't Mind Being Naked'

January 12th, 2011 5:00pm EST
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman has no fear about stripping off onscreen. She explained, "I don't mind being naked. After having a baby, I'm not sure how, but I enjoy not letting my issues get in the way of nudity."

In a frank new interview with actress Jennifer Aniston, Kidman opened up about her views on marriage to Keith Urban.

She said, "You know how you dream as a girl; I'm one of those people. I would meet a guy, then I would imagine myself married and with kids within the first hour. (When I first met Urban) I remember thinking, 'Oh my God, if you ever gave me a man like that, I promise I would b...
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Nicole Kidman Opens Up About Marriage In Candid Q&A With Jennifer Aniston

January 5th, 2011 2:15pm EST
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman has opened up about her views on marriage in a frank new interview with actress Jennifer Aniston.

The "Moulin Rouge!" beauty sat down for a candid chat with her "Just Go With It" co-star Aniston for the latest issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine.

Kidman tells Aniston about her search for a perfect husband, and reveals she found her ideal mate when she met her partner Keith Urban back in 2005.

She says, "You know how you dream as a girl; I'm one of those people. I would meet a guy, then I would imagine myself married and with kids within the first hour. (When I first met Urban...
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Nicole Kidman:'I Want To Stay Alive For Sunday'

December 27th, 2010 11:16am EST
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Nicole Kidman has become a "totally different" mom to her daughter Sunday Rose after first experiencing motherhood with her adopted kids with ex-husband Tom Cruise - she has moments of "deep fear and emotion" as an older parent.

The Moulin Rouge! star welcomed Bella and Connor in to her family with Cruise in the 1990s, when she was in her 20s. The couple subsequently split and Kidman has since wed singer Keith Urban. She gave birth to their daughter in 2008.

Kidman, now 43, admits motherhood later on in life is very different compared to how she raised Bella and Connor, who are now teenag...
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Native Aussies Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Spent Christmas In Tennessee

December 26th, 2010 11:18pm EST
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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban gave up the sun in their native Australia this Christmas to spend the holidays in Tennessee.

The couple was be joined by Kidman's parents as they celebrated in their adopted Nashville, and that meant the Just Go With It star had to get creative in the kitchen.

Prior to the holidays she explained, "I'm not a very good cook so we'll be buying a turkey already cooked. My parents are coming over which is nice but my sister is having her fifth child so she will not be travelling.

"We'll be cuddling up with our baby... It's all about family."

Kidman also said tha...
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Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban & Daughter Sunday Keep Trying To Go Home For Christmas

December 24th, 2010 9:00am EST
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Country star Keith Urban and his actress wife Nicole Kidman are facing a dash back to their adopted Tennessee for Christmas after their flight was grounded with engine problems in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday.

The celebrity Aussie couple had been celebrating the festive season with family and friends. They were hoping to jet home to Nashville with daughter Sunday Rose in plenty of time for Christmas but a problem onboard their Qantas jet forced them to make new plans.

A spokesperson for the airline says, "There was a vibration in one of the engines and the plane immediately rejected tak...
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Oprah Should Not Wear Baggy Clothes

December 14th, 2010 2:00pm EST
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Oprah Winfrey has always been honest about her weight problems, and we praise her for being so open about her struggles. But she should really try to wear some clothes that fit her properly. What do you think?

The talk show host took to the stage to film her "Ultimate Australian Adventure" in Sydney yesterday. Guests included Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban.

Oprah broke down in tears as she opened up about her relationship with best pal Gayle King in a recent TV interview, branding her the "mother I never had."

The TV queen became visibly emotional while discussing King in a taped chat wi...
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Nicole Kidman: 'I Want To Get Some More Weird Animals'

December 8th, 2010 12:47pm EST
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Nicole Kidman longs to extend her menagerie of exotic animals to include pet snakes, but the actress has delayed the idea until her daughter is older.

The Moulin Rouge! star raises alpacas on the farm in Tennessee she shares with her husband Keith Urban and their two-year-old daughter Sunday Rose. Kidman wants to add reptiles to her collection, but admits Sunday is still too young to share a home with snakes.

She tells TV talk show host Conan O'Brien, "I want to get some more weird animals eventually, I'd love to get snakes, I love them. They might not be a good idea around the baby th...
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Keith Urban's Childhood Home Burned Down

December 4th, 2010 8:02am EST
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Keith Urban lost everything he owned as a child after his family home burned down. The country singer was born to working class parents and grew up with his brother in Queensland, Australia.

However, Urban and his family suffered a devastating loss in the late 1970s when a blaze engulfed their house - and destroyed all of their possessions.

He tells CNN.com, "My brother and I grew up in a very basic environment. We didn't have lots of stuff... so even when I first moved to Nashville 18 years ago, I didn't have anything. I had one guitar, and I had some clothing, but I didn't have a lot o...
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Nicole Kidman's Rep Slams Pregnancy Reports

December 3rd, 2010 9:57am EST
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Nicole Kidman's spokesperson has brushed off reports the actress is expecting her second baby with Keith Urban, insisting the actress is "absolutely" not pregnant.

The Moulin Rouge! star and the country singer, who married in 2006, welcomed little Sunday Rose in to the world in July 2008.

The actress was recently spotted sporting a fuller figure than usual, prompting speculation she was expecting again - but her representative tells GossipCop.com Kidman is "absolutely, positively NOT pregnant."

Kidman also has two children, Bella and Connor, from her marriage to Tom Cruise.

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Keith Urban Feared Nicole Kidman Would Leave Him When He Went To Rehab

November 30th, 2010 11:06am EST
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Keith Urban has opened up about the moment his marriage to Nicole Kidman almost collapsed - insisting he would have understood if the actress had walked out on him when he was admitted to rehab.

The country superstar has long battled alcohol and drug addiction and he reached breaking point four months after his marriage to the Moulin Rouge! star in 2006. Kidman helped stage an intervention and Urban checked into California's Betty Ford Center in a bid to kick his bad habits for good.

During an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Monday, Urban revealed he thought his addictions would...
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Keith Urban Dedicates Album To Nicole Kidman

November 23rd, 2010 11:23am EST
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Keith Urban has publicly declared his love for Nicole Kidman by dedicating his latest album to his movie star wife.

The star released Get Closer last week and included a heartfelt tribute to the Moulin Rouge! actress in the sleeve notes. In the message, Urban admits he is deeply in love with Kidman and promises to be a "better man" for her and their two-year-old daughter, Sunday Rose.

He writes, "Nicole Mary - I continue to be brought to my knees by this love of ours... I am in awe of how this blessed family we are creating stretches and fearlessly opens my vulnerable heart (sic)."

"I...
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