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Meet the lady from Eric Church's video Creepin'

Meet the lovely lady from Eric Church's new video for Creepin'

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The newest music video with all kinds of interesting characters is Eric Church's new video for Creepin'. And I have some details on the main lady featured in the video. If you were interested!

From what I hear her name is Melissa Core and she’s a choreographer, dancer, and model who hails from Australia.

She also appeared in The Band Perry’s All Your Life video.

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You can find out more about her modeling career here and watch some of the videos she's appeared in here. She also has a Twitter.

 

 
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Taylor Swift premieres new song

 'Begin Again' on Good Morning America

This morning, Taylor Swift debuted a new song from her upcoming album 'Red' on "Good Morning America'. 

The new track, Begin Again, will be available on iTunes starting tonight at midnight. 

Taylor will be premiering new songs all over the place leading up to the album's release on October 22. 

Check out the press release with full song release details after the jump....

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Miranda Lambert jealous of Shakira

Miranda Lambert admits that she's jealous of smoking hot Shakira

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Miranda, I don't think you have anything to worry about at all. 

At this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival, Miranda gave an interview before her performance and talked about her new NBC show she's working on that's based on her life growing up. 

"It's just in the beginning stages," she said. "My family dynamic is kind of interesting. When I was first growing up, I didn't think it was, but now I look back [and realize it was]."

Then she talked about Shakira, the sexy Columbian singer who is joining 'The Voice' next season along with Usher while Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green take the season off. 

Miranda hasn't met Shakira yet, but she definitely has her on her radar, telling SheKnows

"I'm excited to meet you!" Lambert told Shakira via the SheKnows camera, since the singer had to pull out of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival because of her recently announced pregnancy.

"I'll see when you you're sitting next to my husband [on The Voice]," she continued. "A little jealous about that because you're so sexy!"

No worries, Miranda, I'm pretty sure you could take her in a fight. 

 
 
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Brad Paisley surprises Carrie Underwood

 in Nashville concert during 'Remind Me'

Carrie Underwood is currently out on her Blown Away tour and in Nashville this weekend she and her fans in the audience got a big surprise.....Brad Paisley.  

On Brad's tour, he had a hologram of Carrie Underwood so that he could sing the pair's Remind Me duet. Carrie Underwood has a video behind her on stage that has Brad Paisley singing his part. On Sunday in Nashville, as Carrie prepared to sing her duet with the fake Brad Paisley, the real one walked out instead. 

Take a look at the fun surprise below. 

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Toby surprises wife with her soldier husband

 

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Back on September 8th, Toby Keith performed in Houston, Texas where he surprised a young lady by bringing her up on stage before singing American Soldier. Toby asked her about her husband, Major Pete Cruz, who she said was currently stationed in Afghanistan. Little did the misses know, however, that Toby had actually brought her up in front of thousands of screaming fans to do more than just sing to her. 

Minutes after taking the stage, the young wife got the ultimate surprise....her husband, who walked out while her back was turned. 

Prepare to shed a tear or two. 

This video is absolutely awesome it wont let me embed the video but here is the link!

http://youtu.be/5s9KLWnIjeQ

 
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Rascal Flatts receive their star

. . .on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (from the mailbag)

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Rascal Flatts were honored with a Star on the famed Walk of Fame by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce during a ceremony held Monday on Hollywood Boulevard.

Rascal Flatts debuted their latest album CHANGED in April this year at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart giving them the distinction of being one of only four acts to have seven consecutive studio albums to debut in the top spot since the inception of Soundscan.

Rascal Flatts is the most awarded vocal group in country music today with over 40 trophies from the American Country Awards, American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, People's Choice and more. They have placed 14 singles at #1, sold over 21 million albums and 25 million digital downloads since releasing their first album in 2000. The band is one of the hottest acts on tour in any genre, selling well over six million concerts tickets, and counting. They are currently on their Farmers Insurance Presents "Changed Tour" with Little Big Town, and Big Machine Label Group labelmates Eli Young Band and Edens Edge opening through the fall. 

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Take a listen to Gary Allan's new single

 'Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)'

Now we have the official radio version of Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)

I really like this song.

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Random karaoke girl absolutely kills

 . . . Dolly Parton's 'I Will Always Love You'

I watched this video and was absolutely floored. 

This gal steps up to the karaoke machine at some sort of shopping center and absolutely knocks Dolly Parton's I Will Always Love You out of the ball park. 

I still get goosebumps listening. 

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Gloriana Releases New Single,

 “Can’t Shake You," to Country Radio As Follow Up To Gold-Certified, "(Kissed You) Good Night" (from the mailbag)

Gloriana has just released their latest single, "Can't Shake You," to country radio. The song, written by the trio's Tom Gossin with Stephanie Bentley and James Slater, is the follow-up to the gold-certified (Kissed You) Good Night single which recently topped the Billboard Indicator chart. Both tracks are featured on the group's second studio album, A Thousand Miles Left Behind, which was released July 31 and debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's Top Country Album chart.

"'Can't Shake You' is about not being able to shake somebody from your mind after a break-up," says Tom. "Most people have been in this situation and can relate. It has certainly become a fan favorite out on the road so we are excited to get it to radio."

Gloriana is made up of brothers Tom and Mike Gossin and Rachel Reinert. In 2010 the group took home the American Music Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year and the ACM trophy for Top New Vocal Group.

Click here to see a special songwriters version of "Can't Shake You" featuring co-writers Stephanie Bentley and James Slater.

To find out more about Gloriana, visit their official website at www.gloriana.com.

Gloriana Releases New Single, “Can’t Shake You," to Country Radio As Follow Up To Gold-Certified, "(Kissed You) Good Night"
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Oak Ridge Boys Launching Holiday Season

 . . . with New Christmas CD & Multi-City Tour (from the mailbag)

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The legendary Oak Ridge Boys will be filling the holiday season with the celebrated sounds of their Christmas Time's A-Coming CD (Gaither Gospel Series). The album is set to launch on September 25th. An exclusive version of the CD is now available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®, featuring two heartwarming bonus tracks that capture the meaning of the season. The masterful blend of new and traditional yuletide tunes is enhanced by the powerhouse group's renowned four-part harmonies. The Christmas Time's A-Coming album marks the Oaks' sixth holiday CD. In November, the Grammy-winning group will be kicking off its storied Christmas tour of more than 20 years.

"The Oak Ridge Boys love Christmas music. For us, Christmas is about family, home, singing, happiness, love, kids and gifts. But, the main thing Christmas is about is the birth of Jesus Christ; when time quit numbering backwards and started counting forward. No other man has ever walked this Earth who reversed time. So, although we love singing the fun songs, the spiritual songs about "the birth" are very real for The Oak Ridge Boys," says lead singer Duane Allen.

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Gary Allan celebrates the first anniversary

 . . . of his Nashville men's boutique, The Label (from the mailbag)

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Gary Allan celebrated the one-year anniversary of The Label, his chic menswear store in Nashville's trendy 12 South neighborhood, with a fashionable soiree on Thursday night. Allan and Renee Layher, his fashion stylist and partner in the store, welcomed guests including the legendary costumer Manuel, rockers Adrian Belew and Jonathan Cain, and a packed house comprised of store clients, designers, family and friends.

Allan treated guests to an acoustic set which included a few of his hits and his new radio single "Every Storm Runs Out of Rain."

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Finally we have a release date for the video.

Eric Church finally sets debut date for Creepin' music video

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Eric Church on location filming music video for Creepin' 

 

I love Eric's song Creepin' and have been keeping a sharp eye open for the debut of the music video. Unfortunately, all that's been coming through so far has been pictures from the video and a short sneak peek. 

Finally today we have a release date for the video. 

According to a press release (full release after the jump), fans will be able to watch the video when it's released exclusively through RollingStone.com tomorrow, Friday, September 14. 

I will post the video here just as soon as it's made available. 

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Oh I love Wal-Mart too!

Jewel sings a special song just for Walmart

You know your store is all powerful when Jewel will change the lyrics to a song she wrote just for your corporate meeting. 

Now I'm going to have this tune stuck in my head all night. 

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Dolly Parton slots ready

Dolly Parton slots ready to hit the casino (from the mailbag)

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The Queen of Country comes to the casino as Dolly Parton brings her chart-topping hits to both video slot and five-reel spinning reel games. Dolly Parton® Video Slots, along with Two Doors Down and Nine to Five Spinning Reels, feature interactive juke-box-style song selections, big bonus action and front-row concert experiences all with Dolly cheering the player along.

Dolly stated, “As you know, I love doing lots of different things and this is the most different thing that I’ve done so far. I’m very excited to be working with IGT with my very own video slot machines and five reel spinning reel games. Wanna play? Well, come on!”

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A lot more emotional

Full video of Kellie Pickler shaving her head

I was over on YouTube looking for a video for an earlier story and I came across this video of Kellie and her friend Summer shaving their heads. This one is a bit more complete and a lot more emotional. 

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Pretty HOT!!!

Did you catch Faith Hill's opening number on last night's Sunday Night Football?

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 During last night's game between the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Faith Hill's debuted her newest Sunday Night Football intro.

Check it out below if you missed it on TV. 

This is Faith's 6th season singing the opening song, Waiting All Day For Sunday Night.

 
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Go behind the scenes

 of Casey James' new 'Crying on a Suitcase' video

Check out a fun behind-the-scenes video of the making of Casey James' new video Crying on a Suitcase

If you haven't had the chance, you can check out the full video here

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Miranda Lambert gets vicious

 . . .and other videos from the Canadian Country Music Awards

Miranda growls at the Canadians

Love this picture. 

Last night American and Canadian country stars took over Saskatoon for the 2012 Canadian Country Music Awards. 

Miranda performed twice, once by herself and then again with the Pistol Annies. Enjoy videos of Miranda, Pistol Annies, Eric Church, and Jason Aldean performing below. 

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Beware when searching for Taylor Swift

 

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We all know that surfing the web can sometimes be a time waster, but did you know it can also be dangerous? At least if you're looking up info on celebrities. 

For the sixth year in a row, McAfee has compiled a list of the most dangerous celebrities to search online. These are the celebrity searches that are likely to take you to a site full of viruses, malware, and sites laden with malicious software designed to steal passwords and personal information.

Taylor Swift made the list at a respectable (in this list, it's better to be towards the bottom) #15. The #1 most dangerous search was for Harry Potter's Emma Watson. 

Here's the top 10:

  1. Emma Watson
  2. Jessica Biel
  3. Eva Mendes
  4. Selena Gomez
  5. Halle Berry
  6. Megan Fox
  7. Shakira
  8. Cameron Diaz
  9. Salma Hayek
  10. Sofia Vergara

Surprisingly, it's not just women who are dangerous searches. The only man to make the list was Jimmy Kimmel who came in at #13. 

I guess the best rule of thumb when searching the web is to be careful what sites you visit and always make sure your malware and virus protection are up-to-date. 

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Jason Aldean is the new face of Coors beer

 

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Last July, after sending Take a Little Ride to radio stations, a note was sent out asking those radio stations to play a newer version of the song that had a lyric changed to accommodate Jason's upcoming endorsement deal with Coors.

"Jason Aldean is in the process of signing an endorsement deal with the Coors Brewing Company. With that, he has changed the "Shiner Bock" line in the song "Take A Little Ride" to "A Couple Rocky Tops". We respectfully request you exchange this version with the one you are currently playing."

That request was just a warm-up to today's expected official announcement. The Nashville Business Journal is reporting that the new partnership between Jason and Coors will officially kick off on October 16, the date Jason's new album 'Night Train' comes out. 

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Craig Morgan to host. . .

 "Field & Stream's Total Outdoorsman Challenge” on Outdoor Channel (from the mailbag)

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WHAT: Bonnier Corporation, publisher of the world’s most popular outdoor titles, including Field & Stream, and Outdoor Channel, America’s leader in outdoor TV, today revealed that celebrated country music star Craig Morgan will host the upcoming season of “Field & Stream Total Outdoorsman Challenge.”

WHO: As one of country music's best-loved artists, Craig Morgan has made a name for himself with signature hits, such as: “Bonfire,” “Almost Home,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” “That's What I Love About Sunday” and “International Harvester,” along with his latest hit and title track to his new record, “This Ole Boy.” His new single, “More Trucks Than Cars,” is climbing the country radio charts.  Morgan is also the host of the award-winning show “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors,” which is in its third season on Outdoor Channel. Prior to becoming a country music and TV sensation, Morgan spent more than a decade in the Army and an additional nine years in the Army Reserves. Hosting duties for Morgan will include color commentary from the heart of the action, competition analysis and on-field interviews.

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Vince Gill to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

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Vince will be receiving the 2478th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of recording.  

“We are proud to honor one of Country music’s most popular singers and we are so happy to say that we will be placing his star next to the star of his lovely wife Amy Grant,” stated Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez.

All fans would love to be at the ceremony but most won't be able to attend, that's why it's so cool that the Walk of Fame broadcasts their ceremonies live. 

If you head over to the WOF's website, they have a video set up that will broadcast the star dedication celebration starting at 11:30 Pacific time. 

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Eric Church wants you to beware of scalpers

 

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This message was just posted to Eric Church's website so I thought I'd pass it along. 

Please beware of scalper sites before you purchase tickets for any Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour dates. We've just been made aware of a site that is attempting to sell tickets for the Charlotte, NC show in November. As of today, tickets are NOT YET on sale for this show. That site will most likely attempt to overcharge you for tickets with no guarantee of being able to get those tickets to you. 

You don't have to purchase tickets from scalpers to be screwed since tickets are always so dang expensive anymore, but the best bet in this case is to just go to Eric's website and follow the "purchase tickets" links there. 

When you purchase tickets that way, when you get screwed over you'll at least know what you've purchased is legal and legit. :0)

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Time's running out

'American Idol' judge update:

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It's now day 5687 of the Great American Idol Judge Watch 2012 -- or something like that -- and news on the street (TMZ) is that the show is running out of time to get their judging deals signed, sealed, and delivered. 

According to TMZ, the show is scheduled to begin their "on-air auditions in New York City in 2 weeks, and only one judge has signed a deal."

That judge, of course, is Mariah Carey who earlier this year signed an $18 million a year deal. 

Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban are still the judging front runners but so far haven't fully committed and haven't signed anything. 

According to the gossip site, the Idol bosses want four judges this year because they don't think two women and one guy judging would work very well, but they haven't actually picked a fourth judge yet. 

Randy Jackson will move on to being a mentor on the show, but hasn't signed a new contract. 

That means all that's for sure so far is Mariah Carey and Ryan Seacrest. 

With less than two weeks to go until they're supposed to start shooting for the new season, I'm thinking Idol bosses may want to level the playing field a bit and offer the other judge choices something closer to $18 million deal. 

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Scotty McCreery to celebrate Halloween

 . . .with new Christmas album (from the mailbag)

Just in time for Halloween?!? Scotty McCreery will releasE his new album 'Christmas with Scotty McCreery'.

Full press release below....

Scotty McCreery will release a new album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, on Oct. 16 that features many holiday songs that played an important role in his life, as well as two new originals that he hopes will have a place in many Christmases to come.

"Christmas has always been my favorite time of the year," he says. "And what is Christmas without music? We start listening to Christmas songs early in the McCreery household, so it felt right. I've always wanted to record a Christmas album since I've had my music career.

"It's a special thing for me," he says. "As a family, we were all really excited about making a Christmas album. Now we can add my CD to the collection we listen to."

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Miss Willie Brown performs on Jimmy Kimmel

Miss Willie Brown stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live this to perform Whole Damn Train and You're All That Matters To Me

Enjoy.

 

 
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Luke Bryan Wraps Big Day in New York

with Performance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" & 7 Million Plaque Presentation (from the mailbag)

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Platinum selling artist Luke Bryan wrapped a very busy day in New

York yesterday with his first appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where Jimmy surprised Luke after his performance with a plaque recognizing sales of seven million downloads of tracks from his

Platinum-certified album tailgates & tanlines.

Earlier in the day, Luke made an unexpected appearance on GMA to fill in for travel stranded Lady Antebellum to announce nominees for the 46th Annual CMA Awards with his buddy Jason Aldean. Luke received his first nomination in the CMA "Male Vocalist of the Year" as well as "Album of the Year" for tailgates & tanlines, produced by Jeff Stevens and Mark Bright.

 
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Snoop Dogg/Lion lands CMA Award nomination

Snoop Dogg lands CMA Award nomination....fabulous

Too funny. 

I already had the short list of nominations for this year's CMA Awards that were announced this morning by Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, but then I came across this post on PR Newswire that had a more complete list and while scrolling through I noticed that Willie Nelson had garnered a Musical Event of the Year award nomination. 

Then I read who else was part of his musical event for Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die -- Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson, and Jamey Johnson. 

Snoop Dogg? 

Should definitely be a super interesting awards show this year. 

Snoop Dogg recently changed his name to Snoop Lion after some life-changing Reggae moment or something, so I guess I should say Snoop Lion landed a CMA Award nomination.

You can view the more complete list of CMA Awards nominations after the jump....

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Your nail biter video of the day

 (not country but exciting)

Wow. I was completely on the edge of my seat watching this video. 

It's like frogger with wee ducklings. But don't fret too much, it all works out in the end. 

{hat tip to BuzzFeed}

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Interesting Johnny Cash tidbit of the day

 

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I came across this interesting little Johnny Cash tidbit yesterday somewhere in my internet travels (Reddit I think) and it was news to me so I thought I would pass it on for others who may not have a clue. 

Apparently it's also written about in books about Johnny Cash so it certainly won't be news to everyone. 

From Newspaper Archive:

On assignment as a Russian Army Morse code transmission decoder at the time, Johnny Cash was the first American to hear about (Joseph) Stalin's death. Many in Western Europe were apprehensive as to who the next Soviet leader would be. Following a lengthy inter-party power struggle, Nikita Khrushchev emerged as Prime Minister in 1958.

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Luke Bryan joins Jason Aldean

 to announce 2012 CMA Awards nominations

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Lady Antebellum was originally scheduled to join Jason Aldean in New York this morning to announce this year's CMA Awards nominations, but apparently Mother Nature had a different idea. Last night Hillary Scott tweeted the news that the trio wouldn't be able to make it this morning.

Luckily, Luke Bryan was able to step in and help Jason Aldean announce the nominees, which are:

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Martina McBride
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • Blake Shelton
  • Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Eli Young Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brad Paisley
  • Blake Shelton
  • Taylor Swift

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • "Chief"/Eric Church
  • "Four the Record"/Miranda Lambert
  • "Home"/Dierks Bentley
  • "Own the Night"/Lady Antebellum
  • "Tailgates and Tanlines"/Luke Bryan

The CMA Awards will air this November 1 on ABC and will once again be hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley. 

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Keith Urban an Idol judge? Say it's true!

TMZ now reporting that Keith Urban is the newest 'American Idol' judge

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Really, what's the hold up?

Last week it had been reported by The Country Vibe that Keith Urban had signed the papers and was joining 'American Idol' as a judge. Now TMZ has chimed in and says that Keith is in fact joining the show but hasn't quite finished crossing those T's and dotting the I's just yet 

TMZ says

"Idol" sources tell us, the country singer is in the final negotiation stages with producers to take the third judging spot on the show -- alongside Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, who replaced Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

Keith will be replacing Randy Jackson -- but he hasn't officially signed the dotted line just yet. He's still working out a few contract kinks.

He'll be receiving roughly $3-4 million for his hard work -- about half what Nicki Minaj is expected to make ... and a paltry fraction of Mariah's $18 million paycheck.

As we previously reported, there will be a 4th judge this season, but we're told no one has been picked for that spot.  But here's what we do know ... "Idol" honchos want a man for the 4th spot, because they don 't think this show will work with 2 women and a man.

One of those contract kinks may have been that 'American Idol' needed to get the Randy Jackson situation taken care of first before finishing contract negotiations with Keith and Nicki Minaj. Today TMZ reports that Jackson has officially quit the show as a full-time judge but will still serve as a mentor on the show. Hopefully that means things can get rolling and we'll finally get some confirmation from the show....that Keith is the newest 'American Idol' judge. 

Congrats Keith Urban! But make sure you get your money!

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Wow, Is all I can say right now!

Lady Antebellum's LadyHillary Scott sells old and buys fancier new home

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Hillary Scott is moving up in the world. 

After she and drummer Chris Tyrell married, I guess Hillary decided it was time to move into a house that better showcased her married, very successful, celebrity, adult side. 

According to The Realestalker, Hillary sold (or is selling) her 3,435 square foot, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Nashville for nearly $775,000 and turned right around and purchased a much more celebrity-friendly 7,604 square foot, 6 bedroom, 8 bath "southern, neo-Colonial Revival style residence on 3.38 acres in the upscale Brentwood area."

Definitely a beautiful home. Check out the pictures below (courtesy The Realestalker).

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So we were all wrong

 . . .about Carrie Underwood's Aerosmith duet

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I don't think I've ever seen so much confusion about one song. 

Last month, Carrie Underwood's duet with Aerosmith on their upcoming album was officially confirmed. We didn't know which song it was, so the world sort of guessed based on the album's track list. Then came word from the band's bass player, Tom Hamilton, during an interview that the song Carrie is on was called Beautiful.  

We took his word for it. 

There also is a decidedly country song, “Beautiful,” that Hamilton helped write and which features country superstar Carrie Underwood.

“I mean, we didn’t really sit down and say, ‘Let’s write something that sounds country,’ but it did come out, you know?” he says. “And it’s just a reflection of the fact that everybody in the band loves country music, so it’s going to be an influence at some point.”

End of story? 

Wrong. 

Aerosmith's website now has a write up about their album, basically a press release, that says Carrie and Steven Tyler's duet is called Can't Stop Loving You

MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION presents AEROSMITH in ferociously fine form and at the peak of their powers.  They’re the only band of their stature with all-original members and who are playing better than ever have before.  The album abounds with one highlight after another, including “Out Go The Lights,” “Oh Yeah,” “Luv XXX,” “We All Fall Down,” “Street Jesus” and “Can’t Stop Loving You,” on which Tyler duets with Carrie Underwood.  The album also includes “Freedom Fighter” which features Johnny Depp on backing vocals.  See the full track listing below.

If you visit Amazon.com, it also lists Can't Stop Loving You as featuring Carrie Underwood. 

So who got it wrong? Was it the band's bass player who originally talked about the song or did the interviewer misquote him on which song featured Carrie? The funny thing about this is that the bass player was a cowriter on the song so you would think if anyone would know, it would be him. Maybe the press release and Amazon.com have gotten it wrong and it's still Beautiful and not Can't Stop Loving You that features Carrie. 

Or maybe this all was a sneaky ploy to keep us country bloggers talking about the album long after we normally would have stopped. Mission accomplished if that's the case. Good job!

So far there aren't any clips of either song floating around so I guess we'll have to wait until the album comes out November 6th to actually figure it out. 

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Jamey Johnson reveals

 'Living For a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran' album artwork

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Jamey Johnson is set to release a tribute to his idol, Hank Cochran, October 16, and now we have the album artwork for 'Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran'. 

Fans can preorder the album on Jamey's website here.

Track list:

"Make the World Go Away" – Jamey Johnson and Alison Krauss
"I Fall to Pieces" – Jamey Johnson and Merle Haggard
"A Way to Survive" – Jamey Johnson, Vince Gill and Leon Russell
"Don't Touch Me" – Jamey Johnson and Emmylou Harris
"You Wouldn't Know Love" – Jamey Johnson and Ray Price
"I Don't Do Windows" – Jamey Johnson and Asleep at the Wheel
"She'll Be Back" – Jamey Johnson and Elvis Costello
"Would These Arms Be in Your Way" – Jamey Johnson
"The Eagle" – Jamey Johnson and George Strait
"A-11" – Jamey Johnson and Ronnie Dunn
"I'd Fight the World" – Jamey Johnson and Bobby Bare
"Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me" – Jamey Johnson and Willie Nelson
"This Ain't My First Rodeo" – Jamey Johnson and Lee Ann Womack
"Love Makes a Fool of Us All" – Jamey Johnson and Kris Kristofferson
"Everything But You" – Jamey Johnson, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson and Leon Russell
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