Keith Urban ‘American Idol’ Deal Not Finalized…But It’s Close
While it was widely reported that well-coiffed country star Keith Urban had accepted the offer to replace long-running judge Randy Jackson on ‘American Idol,’ new reports have surfaced indicating that the deal is not completed and has not been signed, and is therefore not finalized. But it’s close. Very close.
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Share a Kiss at U.S. Open
Reported new ‘American Idol’ judge Keith Urban and wife Nicole Kidman were caught by the Kiss Cam of sorts at the U.S. open in Queens, N.Y. on Friday (Aug. 31.) The adorable and happy couple were taking in a tennis match between American Andy Roddick and Australian Bernard Tomic when they were photographed sharing a big ol’ kiss.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Beat Beyonce and Jay-Z as Most Powerful Couple in Music
Husband and wife Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have been named the Most Powerful Celebrity Couple in Music. They were christened as such by Billboard. So, exactly how did Brooks and Yearwood, who have been wed for just under seven years, take the crown and earn this accolade?
Brad Paisley Mixes Up Louis, Lance and Neil Armstrong
NBC, a major news organization, made a serious faux pas when it came to reporting the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong over the weekend. The network said that classic rock musician Neil Young had died, adding that he was the first man on the moon. But they weren’t alone. Upon hearing the sad news, many took to Twitter to share their thoughts on Lance Armstrong’s bad week, being that he had been s
Randy Travis’ Truck Found Wrecked, Abandoned in Texas Field
Randy Travis is in the news again, but this time, it doesn’t have to do with him being naked, intoxicated, assaulting someone, defending his lady friend or being near a church — all of which have been the scenarios for his previous brushes with the law this year. This time, a Chevrolet truck registered to Travis was found tipped over and abandoned in a field behind a Walmart in Frisco, Texas. The
Luke Bryan Wants Women to Think He’s Sexy
Ladies love Luke Bryan, and not just because he celebrates them in songs like ‘Country Girl (Shake It for Me.)’ Bryan is a cutie with an outgoing personality and because of those factors, plenty of his fans are females. Ain’t nothing wrong with that, even if some of the gals take their Bryan worship a little further. There are Tumblrs celebrating his tush — oh my! None of this bothers the gregario
Hunter Hayes Reveals Which Instrument He Fears
Hunter Hayes may have played every single instrument on his self-titled debut, but that doesn’t mean that he is able to take command of every instrument in existence. He admitted to having a fear of the fiddle. The fiddle? Really?
Taylor Swift to Appear on VH1′s ‘Storytellers’
Taylor Swift will appear on VH1′s famed ‘Storytellers’ series, where artists perform songs and offer insight, anecdotes, memories and details about the tunes. Given the confessional nature of Swift’s songwriting and her chatty personality, this will be a very good episode for her fans — and quite possibly a very bad one for her exes who are worried she might “out” them.
Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw Stand Up to Cancer With Performances on TV Special
Two titans of country music — that’d be Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw — will do their part and stand up to cancer on Sept. 7. And just how will they show their support? With performances at the third annual ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ telethon, aka SU2C, that’s how!
Brad Paisley Invites Tanner Patrick to Open for Him on ‘Opening Act’
Brad Paisley graciously allowed E!’s ‘Opening Act’ reality show to use that very slot on the Mountain View, California date of his tour. Singer Tanner Patrick auditioned with Lady Antebellum‘s ‘Need You Now’ in order to earn the coveted opening position. It felt like the aspiring singer was happy covering a pretty pop song that also happened to be a country song, as opposed to his desire to play p
Blake Shelton Meets 6-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient Harlie Bryant
Blake Shelton may be a consummate joker, but he has a heart of gold beneath all that laughter. He is also a man of his word, as he helped make a dream come true for Harlie Bryant, a 6-year-old stricken with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Shelton, who was alerted to the little girl’s plight via Twitter, met with her at Owensboro’s Big O Music Fest on Saturday (August 18).
Miranda Lambert and Danica Patrick Cover Country Weekly
Miranda Lambert and her ‘Fastest Girl in Town’ video co-star Danica Patrick grace the cover of Country Weekly, looking absolutely amazing. This partnership has certainly been quite a fruitful one for both Lambert and Patrick, and not just because the ladies play a coupla badasses who trick the boys and avoid the authorities while burning rubber in the clip, either.