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Originally posted 12/19/2012 10:40PM
Who's going to get a $5 million recording contract?
The X Factor's season 2 finale got underway Wednesday night with the finalists performing three songs each – including a duet with a music superstar.
Britney Spears's contestant, Carly Rose Sonenclar, has been a favorite, trading the No. 1 spot with her fellow finalist, L.A. Reid's country singer Tate Stevens, through out the competition.
Originally posted 12/18/2012 06:00AM
What happened in Vegas didn't stay in Vegas for LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian this weekend. The couple – in town for Rimes's three concerts at the LVH Hotel – was spotted all over Sin City, enjoying the temptations the town has to offer.
Friday afternoon, Rimes met a girlfriend for a bite at Public House at The Venetian. The singer sipped a Joseph James beer and a Maker's Mark on the rocks, and split a burrata appetizer with her pal before tucking into a spinach salad with chicken. According to a witness, she spent most of her lunch chatting on her phone.
Friday night, Rimes linked up with her husband, his sons and a group of 10 family members for dinner at LAVO. A source says the crew enjoyed a selection of signature dishes, including Kobe meatballs, and that Rimes and Cibrian were spotted "sharing a few private kisses" throughout the meal.
During her stay, Rimes also managed to indulge in a little pampering at COLOR – A Salon by Michael Boychuck inside Caesars Palace. The singer – decked out in a beaded Parker dress and Jimmy Choo heels – enjoyed a blowout and manicure while chatting with staff, and posed for a few photos with Boychuck before ducking out of the salon. – Melody Chiu, Jennifer Garcia and Mark Gray
Originally posted 11/09/2012 09:50AM
LeAnn Rimes said she felt like she was starting over, and this week, she means it.
The singer is beginning a whole new chapter – a wiggly one on four legs – with a puppy she and her family adopted on Wednesday.
The surprise addition joined Rimes, husband Eddie Cibrian, and Cibrian's sons – Mason, 9, and Jake, 5 – after a very rough morning: the puppy was abandoned in traffic on a busy street in the Los Angeles area.
Originally posted 10/23/2012 03:00PM
After a month spent in a voluntary treatment program for anxiety and stress, LeAnn Rimes feels like she's been given a fresh start.
"I feel like I am starting over even though I've had all these years behind me," she tells Katie Couric on Thursday's episode of Katie.
"How many people get to [start] over in this day and age?" the country singer, 30, asks.
Originally posted 10/09/2012 06:00AM
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian enjoyed dinner at Katsuya Glendale on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
Rimes – who wore a tight white dress and Louis Vuitton high heels – had a drink at the bar while waiting for Cibrian and his children, Mason and Jake.
Once they arrived, Rimes ordered some signature items and a mixed green salad, while the children opted for kids' meals.
"They seemed to be having a great time," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Eddie and LeAnn talked a lot while the kids played together."
The family – who declined an invitation to dine in a private room – stayed for about two hours.
– Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 10/02/2012 12:15PM
LeAnn Rimes says she tried to block out the hurtful things people said about her over the past few years. But at a certain point, it gets to be too much.
"I think it's really hard to deal with Twitter and Facebook and all these social media outlets," the country singer, 30, tells the Boston Herald in her first interview since undergoing treatment for stress and anxiety.
"It's hard to take it day after day of reading and seeing things that someone you don't even know says about you. As much as you said you don't want it to penetrate, it does, because you're human."
Originally posted 09/28/2012 08:30AM
LeAnn Rimes was all smiles Thursday as she walked her first red carpet – actually, a black carpet – since leaving treatment for anxiety and stress, attending the Los Angeles premiere of Batman Live with husband Eddie Cibrian and his boys.
In keeping with the Batman theme, the Grammy winner, 30, was sporting a black dress and black boots, with a black clutch. Earlier in the evening, she posted a photo to Twitter, "channeling my inner Cat Woman" before the show.
Originally posted 09/08/2012 09:05AM
LeAnn Rimes said she couldn't ignore "the elephant in the room" on Friday night, and she wanted all her fans to know that she's doing well after checking herself into treatment on Aug. 29 to deal with anxiety and stress.
"I'm totally cool and so happy; I think I'm about to cry," Rimes told the crowd at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center in Eau Claire, Wis. "Thanks for being awesome fans – patient and understanding."
Originally posted 09/07/2012 05:00PM
LeAnn Rimes is stepping back into the spotlight.
The singer, who recently entered treatment to address emotional issues, is headed to the Midwest for a series of concerts this weekend – and she's excited about facing her fans.
"I'm on a plane headed to see all my fans in Wisconsin tonight," she wrote in a Friday morning blog post titled "Back At It" in advance of her show at the Regional Arts Center in Eau Claire. "I can't wait to play, I'm so ready. I've got a zillion fashion mags, my journal, iPod, water and a butterfinger. I'm all set :)"
Originally posted 09/05/2012 03:00PM
After just a week in treatment for anxiety and stress, LeAnn Rimes is making strides in tackling her emotional issues.
"She's already feeling better, stronger," a friend of the country star tells PEOPLE in its new issue.
Rimes voluntarily entered an undisclosed facility the day after her 30th birthday "to learn and develop coping mechanisms," her rep confirmed last week.
"I'm happy and healthy. I just want to be happier and healthier more consistently," Rimes told PEOPLE before she checked into treatment. "I don't want to wake up and not truly be enjoying my life and these amazing things around me."
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