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Shakira Will Perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Shakira Will Perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Originally posted 05/14/2014 09:00AM

Shakira is the latest superstar who will perform in Las Vegas this weekend for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

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The Women of Country Music Totally Win #ThrowbackThursday

Originally posted 05/08/2014 05:00PM

We have many reasons to look forward to Thursdays each week (hello, one more day 'til the weekend) but let's be serious: The most important part of Thursdays is #tbt (that's Throwback Thursday), a.k.a. the day Reba McEntire posts amazing photos from her past. The hair! The sequins!

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So, What Really Inspired Carrie Underwood's Hit 'Last Name'? | Carrie Underwood

UpdatePosted 05/07/2014 06:30PM

So, What Really Inspired Carrie Underwood's Hit 'Last Name'?

Originally posted 05/07/2014 04:30PM

For their fifth annual We're All for the Hall benefit concert in Nashville on Tuesday, Keith Urban and Vince Gill decided to have a little fun with their fellow artists.

Instead of just having them perform their hits, they asked that each of the country stars singing in the show recount the stories behind their songs. "Fans love to hear the story behind the song, and country music is all about stories," Gill told PEOPLE Country. "I love the theme this year."

However, Carrie Underwood wasn't so sure.

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Miranda Lambert Leads CMT Awards Nominations | Miranda Lambert

UpdatePosted 05/05/2014 01:25PM

Miranda Lambert Leads CMT Awards Nominations

Originally posted 05/05/2014 12:00PM

Girl power!

It was announced Monday morning that Miranda Lambert leads the CMT Awards with six nominations, including two for video of the year for her hit song "Automatic" and her duet with Keith Urban, "We Were Us." Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line trail right behind with five nods each.

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See the Star-Studded Time 100 Gala Red Carpet

Carrie Underwood, Seth Meyers and More Bring Star Power to Time 100 Gala

Originally posted 04/30/2014 12:20PM

Where else can you find country queen Carrie Underwood and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson celebrating at the same fête?

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Carrie Underwood Makes Time's List of 100 Most Influential People | Carrie Underwood

UpdatePosted 04/25/2014 12:15PM

Carrie Underwood Makes Time's List of 100 Most Influential People

Originally posted 04/24/2014 12:00PM

Carrie Underwood has already earned legions of friends and fans in Nashville and beyond, but according to Time magazine, the Grammy winner's reach extends far past American pop culture.

The singer, 31, is among a host of leaders, humanitarians and entertainment heavyweights – including Pope Francis, Pakistani human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai, Russian president Vladimir Putin and Beyoncé – named to this year's illustrious Time 100, the magazine's annual list of the most influential people in the world. The Time 100, in its 11th year, focuses on "figures whose influence is likely to grow, so we can look around the corner to see what is coming," the magazine writes.

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UpdatePosted 04/24/2014 08:00PM

American Idol Stars Rockin' Out with Their Younger Selves

Originally posted 05/21/2014 06:00PM

As Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene battle in Wednesday night's American Idol finale, let's take a look at how far the Fox series' past contestants have come.

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Billboard Reveals Three Finalists for Milestone Award

Billboard Reveals Three Finalists for Milestone Award

Originally posted 04/21/2014 12:05PM

The fans have spoken, and narrowed the field to three artists to vie for the second annual Milestone Award at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards.

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Country Stars Spill: The First Album I Ever Bought | Luke Bryan, Michael Jackson

Country Stars Spill: The First Album I Ever Bought

Originally posted 04/09/2014 05:00PM

When we asked some of country's biggest names to tell us about the first albums they ever bought, we discovered Carrie's alt-rock past, Brad's Bo and Luke obsession and quite possibly the inspiration behind Luke Bryan's famous moves! Don't believe us? Read on:

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First album: "Michael Jackson's Thriller, and I loved it. Everybody in the U.S. had to be moonwalking!"

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Meet Country Music's New Guard of Entertainers | Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan

Is Luke Bryan the Next Garth Brooks?: Meet Country Music's New Guard of Entertainers

Originally posted 03/26/2014 03:00PM

The Academy of Country Music awards are just a banjo solo away, broadcasting on Sunday, April 6th on CBS.

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