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Gretchen Wilson Grieving After Uncle's Death

14th September 2011

Country star Gretchen Wilson is mourning the death of her beloved uncle.Vern Heuer, 44, passed away at his home in Greenville, Illinois after suffering a heart attack on Friday (09Sep11). The singer pulled out of...

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Singer Wilson Going Back To School

15th February 2011

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON is going back to school to impress her young daughter and teach her the value of a good education.The singer dropped out of school in her native Illinois when she was...

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Wilson Revels In The Fact She Was Kanye's First

20th January 2011

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON still prides herself in the knowledge she was the first celebrity to make KANYE WEST storm out of an awards ceremony.The rapper was outraged when the Redneck Woman hitmaker was named...

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Wilson Bets Her Home On New Album

15th April 2010

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON stands to lose her sprawling horse ranch if her next record flops - she has mortgaged the sprawling Tennessee property to finance the label, through which she'll release the album.Everything is...

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Black Crowes Accuse Gretchen Wilson Of Copying Song

30th July 2008

Rockers THE BLACK CROWES are threatening to sue country star GRETCHEN WILSON, claiming she ripped off one of their songs. The band has issued a copyright infringement against Wilson, her label SonyBMG and publishing company...

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Wilson Picks Up Diploma From Fiddle Legend

18th May 2008

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON picked up her high school diploma from fiddle legend CHARLIE DANIELS at First Baptist Church in Lebanon, Tennessee on Thursday (15May08). The Redneck Woman hitmaker dropped out of school in the...

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Wilson Graduates From High School At 34

5th May 2008

Country music star GRETCHEN WILSON has finally gained her high school diploma - at the age of 34. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter dropped out of school in her native Tennessee during ninth grade (age 14-15),...

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Wilson Explains Airplane Disturbance

27th October 2007

LATEST: Country music star GRETCHEN WILSON has defended herself against accusations she became "verbally abusive" to a stewardess on a recent flight to Los Angeles from her native Nashville, Tennessee. The Redneck Woman singer, 34,...

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Wilson Cited For Plane Disturbance

16th October 2007

Country music star GRETCHEN WILSON was reportedly cited for a "disturbance" on a recent American Airlines flight to Los Angeles from her native Nashville, Tennessee. The Redneck Woman singer, 34, became "verbally abusive" to staff...

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Heart Star Calls In Heavyweights For Solo Debut

23rd June 2007

HEART star ANN WILSON has recruited SIR ELTON JOHN, RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, GRETCHEN WILSON and sister NANCY to guest on her first solo album HOPE + GLORY. The album, which will be released in September (07),...

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Wilson Finishes Education

18th May 2007

Country singer GRETCHEN WILSON has returned to school to complete the education she never finished as a child. The 33-year-old regrets dropping out of school at 15, completing only the eighth grade, and is now...

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Reformed Alice In Chains Join Vh1 Honors Line-up

25th April 2007

ALICE IN CHAINS have joined QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, GRETCHEN WILSON and KEANE among the acts who'll pay tribute to the 2007 VH1 Rock Honors artists in Las Vegas next month (12May07). Ozzy Osbourne,...

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Wilson Raises A Fortune For Charity At Bar Gigs

7th April 2007

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON has raised a fortune for US children's charities by playing a series of low-key bar gigs. The REDNECK WOMAN singer's 10-city Back to the Bars tour raised $1.5 million (GBP770,000) for...

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Chesney's Birthday Party A Star-studded Affair

28th March 2007

KENNY CHESNEY had a birthday to remember on Monday (26MAR07) night when pals TIM MCGRAW, FAITH HILL, JEWEL and GRETCHEN WILSON turned a low-key Nashville, Tennessee party into a star-studded affair. The country star booked...

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Saliva Singer To Play Drummer In Wilson Biopic

26th February 2007

Rocker JOSEY SCOTT is reportedly in talks to star in a new biopic about country singer GRETCHEN WILSON. The SALIVA frontman is set to reteam with HUSTLE + FLOW director and producer team CRAIG BREWER...

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Kanye's On Stage Tantrum

3rd November 2006

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST stormed on stage at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) last night (02NOV06), when he missed out on Best Video to JUSTICE VS SIMIAN. The rapper was nominated in three categories...

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Wilson Miserable About Becoming Mother

30th October 2006

Country singer GRETCHEN WILSON insists she felt "miserable, fat and ugly" when she was pregnant with her daughter and feared a baby would end her singing career. The REDNECK WOMAN star is known for surviving...

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Redneck Woman Wilson Goes Ice Cold

25th September 2006

REDNECK WOMAN singer GRETCHEN WILSON is set for the big freeze after agreeing to put her live show on ice. In one of the year's (06) strangest deals, the country singer will team up with...

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Wilson Finds Love With Her Guitarist

18th August 2006

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON has fallen head over heels for her guitarist after splitting from her nightclub owner boyfriend earlier this year (06). The REDNECK WOMAN singer has reportedly found love with country great TOM...

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Hill Is Country's Most Beautiful Woman

2nd July 2006

FAITH HILL has been crowned country music's most beautiful woman according to a reader poll in Country Weekly magazine this week (06) - beating SHANIA TWAIN and SARA EVANS to the top spot. Fans...

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Wilson To Write Autobiography

19th May 2006

Country music star GRETCHEN WILSON has signed a deal to write her autobiography. In the book, titled GRETCHEN WILSON: I'LL TELL YOU WHAT A REDNECK WOMAN IS, she will write about her past as an...

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Wilson Pens Feel-good Book For Women

25th April 2006

Country star GRETCHEN WILSON is set to become the latest celebrity to show off her writing skills by penning a new collection of women's stories. The REDNECK WOMAN singer insists her untitled first book will...

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Kid Rock Goes Live On New Album

9th February 2006

Rap rocker KID ROCK is set to release his first live album after listening to footage from his shows from 2000 to 2004. Recorded at various locations in his native Michigan, LIVE TRUCKER will...

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Kanye Has His Sights Fixed On Best Album Grammy

9th December 2005

Outspoken KANYE WEST has fired off a warning shot to Grammy Awards voters, urging them to hand him the Album Of The Year prize in 2006 or suffer the consequences. The rapper received eight...

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Honours Shared Around At The Amas

23rd November 2005

DESTINY'S CHILD, GREEN DAY, THE BLACK EYED PEAS, TIM McGRAW and KELLY CLARKSON shared the limelight at the American Music Awards last night (22NOV05), winning two prizes each. But despite having received the highest...

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Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

16th November 2005

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

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Womack + Urban Shine At New York Cmas

16th November 2005

LEE ANN WOMACK and KEITH URBAN were the big winners at the 39th Country Music Association Awards (CMAS) in New York last night (15NOV05), picking up five of the biggest honours between them. Womack...

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Vertigo Takes U2 To New Heights At Roadwork Awards

27th October 2005

U2 were the expected victors at last night's (26OCT05) Billboard Roadwork '05 Touring Awards after the band claimed a clutch of prizes for its VERTIGO trek. The Irish supergroup claimed the Top Tour and...

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