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What's Taylor Swift Going to Do in Las Vegas? | Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood to Perform at ACM Awards

Originally posted 03/18/2013 11:10AM

It turns out Taylor Swift is getting back together – with the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Named entertainer of the year in 2012, the singer and multiple nominee is returning for this year's show as a performer, joining Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean and Tim McGraw.

Little Big Town and Eric Church also will perform, along with previously announced performers Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson and a fan jam headlined by Brad Paisley.

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Who Jason Aldean Plans to Visit Santa with This Holiday

Jason Aldean's Holiday Plans: Visiting Santa with His Kids

Originally posted 12/08/2012 06:30PM

After a year of professional highs – and personal lows – Jason Aldean is looking forward to a quiet holiday with family.

"I'm on the road so much during the year, so what I look forward to the most is being home with my family, " he told PEOPLE at the taping of the CMT Artists of the Year special (airing Saturday at 10/9 CT), where he walked the red carpet hand-in-hand with his wife, Jessica.

Aldean says being with Jessica and their daughters – Keeley, 10, and Kendyl, 5 – and doing "things like taking the girls to the mall to shop or to see Santa Claus" are on his holiday must-do list. "Things that simple to me are really cool."

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Jason Aldean & Wife Present United Front, Address His Photo Scandal

Jason Aldean & Jessica Ussery's Marriage Is 'Fine' After Photo Scandal

Originally posted 11/15/2012 04:35PM

Jason Aldean and his wife Jessica Ussery presented a united front on Thursday as they addressed photographs of the singer cozying up to season 11 American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr that surfaced more than a month ago.

Appearing on the CBS This Morning, the "My Kinda Party" singer – who has addressed the scandal previously on his own – sat beside his wife of 11 years and said they are doing "fine" as a couple.

"I think we're fine, you know? I think anytime you go through anything like that, it's tough. We've been together for a long time and been through a lot of things together," Aldean, 35, said of Ussery, his high school sweetheart.

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The Voice Sends Two Contestants Home

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The Voice Sends Two Contestants Home

Originally posted 11/13/2012 09:20PM

It was a great night for Teams Cee Lo and Adam on The Voice Tuesday. And though not everyone got good news on elimination night, there were plenty of entertaining performances from the coaches and contestants alike.

To open the night, Christina Aguilera and Green performed the world premiere of "Make the World Move," from her new album Lotus. Guest Jason Aldean also took the stage, and Blake Shelton rocked out with his team to Tom Cochrane's "Life is a Highway."

Green's Trevin Hunte, Nicholas David and Cody Belew came together for a '70s inspired – bell bottoms and all! – performance of the Bee Gee's "Stayin' Alive." But was it a sign of things to come? Keep reading for all the results ...

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PEOPLE's Picks for Tonight's CMA Awards

CMA Awards Winners: PEOPLE Music Critic's Picks

Originally posted 11/01/2012 02:30PM

The 46th annual Country Music Association Awards will air from Nashville tonight at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. CT) on ABC with some predictable hosts: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, together for the fifth straight year.

Perhaps there will at least be a few surprises among the winners. Here's my take on five major categories:

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Jason Aldean's Family 'Is Okay' After Photo Scandal | Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean Says 'Me and My Family Are Okay' After Photo Scandal

Originally posted 10/10/2012 07:00PM

The dust has settled on Jason Aldean's photo scandal, and the country singer is speaking out about the aftermath.

The PEOPLE Country cover star, 35 – who apologized last week after being photographed getting rather cozy with American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr – says that he's primarily embarrassed about the ordeal, but he's grateful for the support he's received.

"The main thing is that me and my family are okay, and everything's good there," Aldean told CMT Insider.

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Idol Contestant Apologizes for 'Lapse in Judgment' with Jason Aldean | Jason Aldean

Brittany Kerr Apologizes for Inappropriate Pictures with Jason Aldean

Originally posted 10/02/2012 10:55AM

PEOPLE Country cover star Jason Aldean is now not the only one apologizing after photos were published online of him cozying up to season 11 American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr.

Kerr has also issued a mea culpa, saying, "The actions I portrayed recently were not a representation of my true character, but a lapse in judgment on my part," reports TMZ.com.

"I would like to sincerely apologize to everyone that has been affected by this, including my friends & family," she went on to say.

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Jason Aldean Says He 'Screwed Up' After Inappropriate Photos Hit the Web | Jason Aldean

UpdatePosted 10/01/2012 01:10PM

Jason Aldean Apologizes After Photo Scandal

Originally posted 10/01/2012 10:55AM

Jason Aldean is apologizing to his fans after photographs of the country singer appeared online over the weekend.

Aldean – a married father of two – was photographed cozying up to season 11 American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr at The Den in West Hollywood on Wednesday night, TMZ reports.

The "My Kinda Party" singer, 35, who has been married to his high school sweetheart Jessica Ussery since 2001 and has two daughters Keeley, 9, and Kendyl, 5, issued an apology to his fans via Twitter on Sunday.

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Miranda Lambert to Perform at CMA Awards | Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert to Perform at CMA Awards

Originally posted 10/01/2012 08:00AM

The Country Music Association's reigning female vocalist of the year Miranda Lambert will defend her title on stage at Nov. 1's 46th Annual CMA Awards.

The CMA tells PEOPLE exclusively that Lambert, 28, will perform on the live broadcast from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

The Texas native is also in the running for album of the year, music video of the year and song of the year for "Over You," a nomination she shares with her co-writer and husband, two-time male vocalist of the year Blake Shelton.

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PHOTO: Jason Aldean Gets a (Furry) Fan's Tongue Wagging | Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean Gets a (Furry) Fan's Tongue Wagging

Originally posted 09/14/2012 09:00AM

Jason Aldean opened the doors of his sprawling Tennessee home – from his den's wall-of-fame to his on-site party barn – in the October issue of PEOPLE Country.

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