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Hayden Panettiere: 'Living in Nashville Gives Me a Sense of Normalcy'

Hayden Panettiere: 'Living in Nashville Gives Me a Sense of Normalcy'

Originally posted 02/18/2014 10:00AM

Hayden Panettiere's heart might belong to fiancé Wladimir Klitschko, but it also belongs to Dixie.

"I like being in a place where people appreciate the little things and don't need a lot of stuff to be happy," the Nashville star tells Southern Living for its March cover story, which features a celebrity on its front for the first time in its 48-year history.

"At my core, this is the kind of person I am and want to be."

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Which Scandal Star Was Once Connie Britton's Nanny?

Connie Britton: Scandal's Katie Lowes Was Once My Son's Nanny

Originally posted 01/22/2014 03:15PM

From sippy cups to Scandal?

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VIDEO: See Kelly Clarkson's Guest Spot on Nashville | Nashville, Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Guest Stars on Nashville: Video

Originally posted 01/15/2014 07:00PM

She may be pregnant and battling morning sickness, but Kelly Clarkson is busier than ever – the former American Idol winner is making a guest appearance on Nashville on Wednesday night.

The mom-to-be, who's expecting her first child with new husband Brandon Blackstock in June, plays herself in the episode.

In the scene, she auditions Scarlett (Clare Bowen) and Gunnar (Sam Palladio), and asks if they will write for her, only for Scarlett to say no because she just can't work with Gunnar.

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Hayden Panettiere Talks Wedding Dresses and Nesting in Nashville

Hayden Panettiere and Fiancé Wladimir Klitschko Are Calling Nashville Home

Originally posted 12/05/2013 11:20AM

She was born in New York, but Nashville star Hayden Panettiere is becoming a down-home country girl.

The 24-year-old, who's engaged to boxer Wladimir Klitschko, is buying a home in Tennessee.

While a lot of her fellow cast and crew were buying homes in Nashville "pretty immediately" after the show began shooting, Panettiere tells PEOPLE that she wanted to take her time.

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Hayden Panettiere on Having Kids with (Tall) Fiancé: 'They'll Be Normal Height' | Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere on Having Kids with (Tall) Wladimir Klitschko: 'They'll Be Normal Height'

Originally posted 11/27/2013 11:40AM

Opposites attract. Just ask Hayden Panettiere.

"I'm small, but he's large," the 5'2" Nashville star said on Wednesday's Ellen DeGeneres Show about her 6'6" fiancé, heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko.

"That's how we met. I said, 'You're huge.' He said, 'You're tiny.' "

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The Daily Treat: Nashville's Charles Esten Brings Home His Onscreen Dog | Stars and Pets, Charles Esten

The Daily Treat: Nashville's Charles Esten Brings Home His Onscreen Dog

Originally posted 10/29/2013 05:15PM

Looks like Charles Esten has fallen for a costar ...

Meet Blue, the actor's recently adopted yellow Lab, who starred as his dog last season on Nashville. Onscreen, the dog was a gift to his character, Deacon Claybourne, from Hayden Panettiere's country vixen Juliette Barnes. Though Deacon gave the dog away to a love interest (played by Susan Misner), Esten was not prepared to say goodbye to that sweet face.

While filming the show earlier this year, he decided to welcome the pup into his own family, which includes his three kids with wife Patty.

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley's Son Uses Dad's Name to His Advantage | Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Kimberly Williams-Paisley's Son Uses Dad's Name to His Advantage

Originally posted 10/16/2013 08:00PM

The actress is making a name for herself on Nashville – but the kids still name-drop Brad Paisley

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Clare Bowen Says to 'Expect the Unexpected' on Nashville's Finale

Nashville Finale: Clare Bowen Says to 'Expect the Unexpected'

Originally posted 05/22/2013 08:00PM

As Scarlett O'Connor on Nashville, Clare Bowen portrays the quintessential country crooner with a heart of gold, but the reality of the actress and singer's life may surprise you.

The Australian native (yes, that's right) has come to be known for her character's folksy duets with costar Sam Palladio (who plays Gunnar Scott) like "When the Right One Comes Along."

Leading in to Wednesday's finale, Bowen, 24, talks to PEOPLE about her accent, moving to the States, and what's next for the just-signed Scarlett.

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FIRST LOOK: Brad Paisley Joins Connie Britton on Set of Nashville | Brad Paisley

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Brad Paisley Joins Connie Britton for Nashville Finale

Originally posted 05/01/2013 03:10PM

A real-life country star is coming to Nashville.

Brad Paisley will make a special guest appearance as himself on the season finale of the ABC drama – and PEOPLE has the first photos from the set.

The Grammy winner, 40, will perform with Connie Britton and Charles Esten's characters, Rayna and Deacon, at the CMA Awards during the episode, which airs May 22.

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Connie Britton: My Son Confused Me with Beyoncé

Connie Britton: My Son Confused Me with Beyoncé

Originally posted 03/15/2013 06:00PM

With the Nashville actress and the pop star on dueling magazine covers, Britton's son couldn't tell the difference, she jokes

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