09:18 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 12/05/2014 08:10PM
Beyoncé is now the reigning queen of Grammy nominations!
Originally posted 05/07/2010 12:55PM
Taylor Swift reached deep into her pockets to help raise money for Nashville flood victims.
The country star, 20, donated $500,000 to flood relief, calling into a star-studded telethon Thursday on a local NBC affiliate station that raised more than $1.7 million.
"It was the craziest thing that I’ve ever seen,” Swift said on the telethon. "I was at my house in Hendersonville, we were staring out the window, thinking it didn't seem like rain. It just seemed like something in a movie. It was really emotional for me because those are the streets I learned to drive on. People's houses are just ruined. It was so heartbreaking to see that in my town, the place that I call home, and the place that I feel most safe. I just send my love to my friends and neighbors who got hit harder than I did."
Swift wasn't the only star to lend their support (and voice) to the event. Vince Gill hosted the telethon, and Keith Urban, Alison Krauss and Darius Rucker performed, worked the phones and pitched in their own donations, too.
Top 5 Most Voted Stories
Mom of 3 (with Stretch Marks) Posts Inspirational Bikini Photo – and It Goes Viral
Céline Dion on Ailing Husband René Angélil: 'I'm Scared of Losing Him'
Lara Logan Admitted to Hospital for Complications from 2011 Sexual Assault
Zayn Malik Quits One Direction
Jeremy Renner's Roomate Reveals Shocking Details in Divorce Filing
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!