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Randy Owen Among Inductees At Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame

15th October 2013

Alabama star Randy Owen and singer Jeffrey Steele have been inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.The pair joined fellow honourees Layng Martine, Jr. and Will Jennings, famed for penning Titanic theme tune My...

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Sunday Night Football Loses Yardage

16th September 2013

The second week of Sunday Night Football on NBC saw ratings drop nearly 20 percent as only 18.24 million viewers tuned in for the match-up between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks versus...

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Top Super Bowl Spots Went For $4 Million

9th January 2013

In case you were thinking of grabbing a commercial on the Super Bowl at a last-minute-bargain rate, forget it. CBS chief Les Moonves said on Tuesday that all available spots have been purchased, some at...

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Blowout Bcs Finale A Ratings Disappointment

8th January 2013

It may have garnered the biggest rating of any cable-TV broadcast in two years, but the BCS championship game on ESPN Monday night failed to draw the record audience that many writers had predicted. The...

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Blowout Bcs Finale A Ratings Disappointment

8th January 2013

It may have garnered the biggest rating of any cable-TV broadcast in two years, but the BCS championship game on ESPN Monday night failed to draw the record audience that many writers had predicted. The...

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Alabama Setting Sail To Mark 40th Anniversary

28th December 2012

Country rockers Alabama are hitting the high seas next year (13) to celebrate their 40th anniversary.The Tennessee River hitmakers played their first gig at the Bowery in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1973 and now...

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The Things They Say: 3302459

27th September 2012

"I don't like my words when I listen to it today. They are accusatory and condescending, not fully thought out, and too easy to misconstrue." Neil Young regrets his redneck-baiting lyrics in his infamous Alabama...

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Actor Josh Lucas Welcomes Son Noah Rev

3rd July 2012

Josh Lucas has welcomed his first son, Noah Rev.The 'Sweet Home Alabama' actor and his writer wife, Jessica, have become parents for the first time after welcoming baby Noah Rev Mauer - who weighed a...

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Josh Lucas Becomes A Father

2nd July 2012

'Sweet Home Alabama' star Josh Lucas has become a father for the first time.The 41-year-old actor's wife, Jessica, gave birth to a baby boy in New York on Friday (29.06.12) and the couple have named...

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Una Healy Serenaded Ben At Wedding

2nd July 2012

Una Healy serenaded her husband at their wedding on Saturday (30.06.12). The Saturdays singer tied the knot with rugby player Ben Foden in her hometown of Thurles, County Tipperary, at the weekend and took to...

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Josh Lucas Gets Married

19th March 2012

'Sweet Home Alabama' star Josh Lucas has got married.The 40-year-old actor - who has previously been linked to actresses Rachel McAdams and Salma Hayek - tied the knot with long-term partner Jessica on Friday (16.03.12).His...

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Lionel Richie's Hello Ice-breaker

12th March 2012

Lionel Richie finds his song 'Hello' often helps ''break the ice'' with strangers.The 62-year-old singer claims the 1984 hit - which features the lyrics, ''hello, is it me you're looking for?'' - is often repeated...

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Lionel Richie Wants To Duet With Adele

5th March 2012

Lionel Richie wants to work with Adele and Sir Paul McCartney.The 'Hello' hitmaker is releasing an album of his hits re-recorded with country artists - including Shania Twain and Willie Nelson - but says there...

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George Clooney: I Don't Care People Think I'm Gay

29th February 2012

George Clooney ''doesn't give a s**t'' if people think he is gay. The 'Descendants' star - who is currently dating ex-wrestler Stacy Keibler - is ''very happy'' with his private life and laughs it off...

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Carrie Underwood Triumphs At American Country Music Awards

6th December 2011

Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean all won at the American Country Music Awards last night (05.12.11).Jason triumphed on the night, winning six awards including Artist of the Year and Record of the Year...

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Carrie Underwood Wins Big At Country Awards

6th December 2011

Carrie Underwood won two major prizes at the American Country Awards last night (05.12.11). The blonde beauty - who was last year's top winner with six accolades - took home Female Artist of the Year...

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Nobody Watches Tv On Saturday -- Wanna Bet?

9th November 2011

Who says there's no audience for television shows on Saturdays? Demonstrating that massive numbers will tune in if they're given something appealing to watch, CBS's college football telecast -- LSU vs. Alabama -- attracted 20.01...

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Lionel Richie To Release Country Record

28th October 2011

Lionel Richie is releasing a country album.The 'All Night Long' hitmaker insists he didn't deliberately set out to create a record in the style, but felt it was a "natural progression" to recreate some of...

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Lionel Richie Set For Country Album, Featuring Willie Nelson

28th October 2011

Lionel Richie is making the foray into country music and has teamed up with the likes of Willie Nelson, Blake Shelton and Shania Twain for new record 'Tuskegee'. Set for release in March 2012, the...

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Reese Witherspoon's Sex Tape?

28th October 2011

Reese Witherspoon is set to star in 'Sex Tape'. The 'Water for Elephants' actress will join Jason Segal in the new movie about a married couple who decide to spice up their marriage by having...

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Brad Paisley Celebrates Song Success At Grand Ole Opry

20th October 2011

Country star Brad Paisley was joined by collaborators Carrie Underwood and Alabama on the Grand Ole Opry stage on Tuesday (18Oct11) to celebrate his latest chart successes.Paisley's joint ceremony was held at the famed venue...

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Lion Takes $30.2-Million Bite Out Of Box Office

20th September 2011

Who would ever have imagined that the reappearance of a 17-year-old movie would become the fourth-biggest September box office hit of all time? But that is what has happened as Disney's 3D version of The...

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Lindsay Pulsipher Replaces Hilary Duff As Bonnie

20th September 2011

Lindsay Pulsipher is replacing Hilary Duff in the remake of 'Bonnie and Clyde'.The 23-year-old actress had been due to play Bonnie Parker in indie movie 'The Story of Bonnie and Clyde' about the legendary fugitives...

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Kid Rock Sold Justin Bieber 'Evil' Bus

19th August 2011

Kid Rock hopes Justin Bieber "sanitised" the "evil" tour bus he sold him. The wholesome 17-year-old 'Baby' singer bought his touring vehicle from rap-rocker Kid, who claims he had altogether more debauched uses for it...

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Reese Witherspoon Gets Wish List

2nd August 2011

Reese Witherspoon has signed up to star in 'Wish List'. The Oscar-winning actress - who has made a name for herself in romantic comedies including 'Legally Blonde', 'Sweet Home Alabama' and 'How Do You Know'...

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Country Stars Stage Tornado Fundraiser

16th June 2011

Stars including Brad Paisley and Martina Mcbride took to the stage on Tuesday night (14Jun11) with country/rock band Alabama to raise funds for tornado victims in the U.S.Storms ripped through the southern states of America...

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Patrick Dempsey Leaving Grey's Anatomy

1st June 2011

Patrick Dempsey says the current season of 'Grey's Anatomy' will be "his last".The 45-year-old actor, who has played Dr. Derek Shepherd in the US medical drama since 2005, says he has no plans to continue...

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Taylor Swift Reveals Tornado Troubles

25th May 2011

Taylor Swift had to "hide" from tornadoes while shooting her latest video.The 21-year-singer found filming 'Story of Us' in her native Nashville was "a little bit crazy" because she had to shelter herself from the...

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Lady Gaga Feels 'Dead' Offstage

25th May 2011

Lady Gaga "feels dead" when she isn't performing.The 'Hair' singer - whose real name is Stefani Germanotta - insists she is at her best when she is on stage and doesn't care if people don't...

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Charlie Sheen Creates Website For Tornado Victims

5th May 2011

Charlie Sheen has set up a website to raise money for tornado victims in Alabama.The former 'Two and a Half Men' actor has launched TorpedosAgainst Tornados.com which is asking people to donate as much money...

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