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Taylor Swift, Hayden Panettiere to Present at the American Music Awards

Taylor Swift, Hayden Panettiere to Present at the American Music Awards

Originally posted 11/21/2013 09:00AM

Los Angeles, and the rest of America, will enjoy a taste of Nashville when the lights go down at the Nokia Theater this Sunday for the 2013 American Music Awards.

Taylor Swift and Hayden Panettiere – the Nashville-bred singer and ABC's Nashville star – will be among the presenters at the show, PEOPLE has learned.

Chris Daughtry, Dave Grohl and Emma Roberts will also take the stage to present at the ceremony, which brings together the top-selling musical artists across all genres.

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Listen to Daughtry's New Album, Baptized, Right Now

Listen to Daughtry's New Album, Baptized

Originally posted 11/12/2013 02:00PM

Daughtry's new album, Baptized isn't being released till Nov. 19, but the band is giving fans the chance to listen to it online a week early.

The album, which features the singles "Waiting for Superman" and "Long Live Rock & Roll," is being streamed on Vh1, but you can listen to it right here!

It's the first new music from the band (which has undergone some lineup changes) in two years.

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Chris Daughtry Makes 'Every Moment Count' with His Family | Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry Makes 'Every Moment Count' with His Family

Originally posted 01/12/2013 09:30PM

"Being a father has made me grow up," the rocker tells PEOPLE of life with 2-year-old twins Noah and Adalynn

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How Chris Daughtry Is Planning to Keep Off the Pounds While On Tour | Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry Shares His Tips for Keeping Fit on the Road

Originally posted 11/19/2012 06:00PM

In September, Chris Daughtry turned heads when he Tweeted a shirtless photo of himself after a 23 lb. weight loss. Since releasing the photo, Daughtry has kept the pounds off – and even built more muscle, thanks partially to the large home gym on his 45-acre estate in rural North Carolina where he works out "almost every day."

But what happens when he goes on the road?

As the rocker and his band embark on a co-headling tour with 3 Doors Down this month, Daughtry, 32, knows the risks.

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Check Out Chris Daughtry Shirtless – You Won't Be Disappointed! | Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry Shares a Shirtless Photo, Tweets About Health Regimen

Originally posted 09/06/2012 01:10PM

Hottie with the body!

Rocker Chris Daughtry has been hitting the gym – and has some major muscles to show for it.

Earlier this week, the rocker Tweeted a shirtless photo of himself, writing, "Just left the gym! After 5 yrs of neglect, I'm PUMPED to see AB's again! Hard work and commitment is paying off!"

Detailing his fitness and health regimen, Daughtry, 32, also Tweeted, "Since the Lifehouse tour in 2010, I've lost 23 pounds, but some of that was muscle. I had to refocus my food intake and mix up my routines."

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PHOTO: Chris Daughtry Shows Off Twins | Chris Daughtry

PHOTO: Chris Daughtry Shows Off Twins

Originally posted 12/06/2010 06:00PM

Chris Daughtry gave the world a glimpse of his tiny twins in a Twitter posting Monday, telling his followers, "I'm SO in love!"

Just a week before Thanksgiving, the rocker and wife Deanna welcomed the babies – named Adalynn Rose and Noah James – via surrogate.

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Chris Daughtry Welcomes Fraternal Twins | Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry Welcomes Fraternal Twins

Originally posted 11/17/2010 04:05PM

It's double trouble for Chris Daughtry.

The rocker and wife Deanna welcomed fraternal twins on Wednesday morning, Nov. 17, he announced via his Web site.

Daughter Adalynn Rose arrived at 11:06 a.m. weighing 6 lbs, 5 oz., while son Noah James followed at 11:25 a.m. weighing in at 5 lbs, 5 oz.

"Our family is overwhelmed with joy by these two precious gifts from God," Daughtry, 30, said. "The babies are both healthy and resting. Thanks to everyone for their love and prayers."

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Twins on the Way for Chris Daughtry | Chris Daughtry

Twins on the Way for Chris Daughtry

Originally posted 05/17/2010 03:20PM

Chris Daughtry and his wife, Deanna, are expecting twins via surrogate, the rocker announced on his Web site Monday.

"Deanna and I are overjoyed about this double blessing," Daughtry, 30, said in the statement. "Thank you for your expressions of love and support and for respecting for our privacy during this special time."

The babies, who are due in in November, were conceived via IVF and – due to Deanna's partial hysterectomy four years ago – were transferred to a gestational surrogate who will carry them to term.

The American Idol alum and his wife are already parents to son Griffin and daughter Hannah.

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Tim McGraw, Daughtry to Play CMA Awards

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Tim McGraw, Daughtry to Play CMA Awards

Originally posted 10/15/2009 09:00AM

Country will get a little bit rock and roll with the addition of Daughtry to the roster of performers for the 43rd annual Country Music Association Awards, the CMA tells PEOPLE.

The show – to air on ABC Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. ET – will feature a duet between the five-man band (fronted by 2006 American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry) and Vince Gill on "Tennessee Line," a track off Daughtry's most recent album that featured Gill on harmony vocals.

The CMA also announced that Tim McGraw will be returning to perform for the first time in four years.

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Chris Daughtry Offers His Tips for a Happy Marriage | Chris Daughtry

Chris Daughtry Offers His Tips for a Happy Marriage

Originally posted 10/07/2009 07:45AM

Guys, listen up. One of music's hardest working rockers may have the solution to a happy home ... even while away from home for months at a time.

"Honestly, I think the biggest thing is to do what we say we are going to do," Chris Daughtry tells PEOPLE. "When we say we are not going out partying, don't let them find out that you were out partying. We don't party. We hang out ... We're not out hanging out with random girls and all this stuff. We entertain each other and keep each other in check."

Daughtry, 29, caught up with PEOPLE on the set of his band's new music video, "Life After You" from Leave This Town, about how he keeps his wife of nearly nine years, Deanna, and two kids, Hannah, 13, and Griffin, 11, not missing dad ... much.


Be Generous: "My wife, if she wants it, she will just go out and buy it," Daughtry says. "I have learned that – I have been married almost nine years now – and if she wants something she will definitely [get it]. The last thing I bought her was a really awesome diamond ring that should probably keep me out of trouble for the rest of my life."

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