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September 02, 2010

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Big Boi Debuts 'You Ain't No DJ' Music Video

September 02, 2010 09:51:00 GMT


Big Boi has made public a music video in support of his latest single called "You Ain't No DJ". Directed by Parris, it mostly features the OutKast star rapping to the camera and trading verses with his featured guest Yelawolf.

"You Ain't No DJ" comes from production hands of Boi's bandmate Andre Benjamin aka Andre 3000. The track appears in Boi's solo debut album "Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty" which was released in July this year.
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T.I. and Wife Tameka Cottle Busted for Alleged Possession of Controlled Substance


September 02, 2010 09:49:56 GMT


Newlyweds T.I. and Tameka Cottle aka Tiny were arrested on Wednesday night, September 1. According to TMZ, T.I., real name Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., and his new wife were taken into custody and booked for alleged possession of a controlled substance.

The site further revealed that T.I. and Tiny had a run-in with the law after L.A. County Sheriff's deputies pulled over the couple while they were driving in a Maybach on Sunset Boulevard at around 10:30 P.M. that night. They were later arrested as officers smelled marijuana in the vehicle.
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Promo Trailer for 'Girlfriend' Featuring Jackson Rathbone Unleashed


September 02, 2010 09:47:00 GMT


"Girlfriend" is another film that is going to have its world premiere at upcoming Toronto International Film Festival and a trailer for the movie has been provided. The video opens with a preview to Evan, a young man with Down Syndrome who has a crush on a local girl named Candy.

Though she used to keep her distance with Evan, Candy cannot refuse some money offered by Evan when she is hit with huge debts. As she gets closer to Evan, Candy also cannot shake the attentions of her volatile ex-boyfriend, Russ, leading them to an intricate tangle of emotions, expectations and secrets.
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Bryan Cranston Locked to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

September 02, 2010 09:44:01 GMT


It was a curious case for "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan as to why "Saturday Night Live" never made Bryan Cranston as a host. Gilligan's hope is coming true this season as Cranston announced during an interview with ESPN Radio's Mason and Ireland that he has been invited.

Cranston is fresh from scoring his third Emmy as the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama on Sunday, August 29. While speaking about his victory at the prestigious awards show, Cranston revealed that he's "so thrilled and excited" to be hosting "SNL" on October 2.
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Paula Patton Signs Up for 'Mission Impossible 4'

September 02, 2010 09:21:50 GMT


Tom Cruise has a new leading lady - Paula Patton has reportedly signed on to play the female star in the fourth "Mission: Impossible" movie.

Deadline.com reports that Robin Thicke's wife will take on the role of a young operative opposite Cruise in the latest blockbuster in the franchise, which will start shooting in Canada, Dubai and the Czech Republic later this year. The film, directed by Brad Bird, is scheduled to hit cinemas at the end of 2011.
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Mariah Carey's New Album Titled 'Merry Christmas II You', Due Nov. 2


September 02, 2010 09:20:14 GMT


Mariah Carey has got a name for her upcoming Christmas studio album. According to Rap-Up, the 40-year-old singer is going to release the effort under the title "Merry Christmas II You". The "II" reportedly is a representation that the album is a follow-up to 1994 "Merry Christmas".

The second holiday album of Carey is expected to be made available for purchase in United States on November 2, around three weeks before the beginning of American Christmas shopping session. Beside listing cover versions of holiday classics, it will also include some original materials.
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Miranda Kerr Shows Baby Bump in Skincare's Promotional Video

September 02, 2010 09:17:08 GMT


Although Miranda Kerr kept her wedding with "Lord of the Rings" actor Orlando Bloom a secret, the Victoria's Secret model didn't mind showing off her baby bump. Miranda, who is currently carrying her first baby with Orlando, reveals her burgeoning belly in an advertisement for her new organic skincare range Kora.

In the promo, Miranda shows her tiny baby bump, which is wrapped in a tight vest, while she relaxes in a variety of yoga positions. "We can choose to fill our bodies with nutrients through eating organic foods," she says in the ad.
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Alec Baldwin Set to Host PETA Awards

September 02, 2010 09:15:00 GMT


Alec Baldwin is set to host People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' 30th anniversary awards gala later this month. The "30 Rock" star has long championed the organization, joining forces with the group in 2008 to promote their film "Blinders", which documented the harmful effects of horse-drawn carriages.

And the actor is looking forward to taking on presenting duties for PETA's upcoming 30th Anniversary Gala and Humanitarian Awards in Los Angeles. He says, "Peta has become a cultural force through creative campaigns that have made society re-examine its relationship with animals. Nobody looks at fur, meat, circuses, or animal testing the way they did 30 years ago. Peta has brought us a long way, and we have a lot to celebrate."
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Lea Michele Is Happy With Long-Distance Relationship

September 02, 2010 09:10:01 GMT


"Glee" star Lea Michele is happy with her long-distance romance, because she'd rather jet across America to see her boyfriend than be single. The actress/singer is dating Theo Stockman, the star of Broadway's Green Day musical "American Idiot", and her "Glee" filming commitments keep her rooted in Los Angeles.

But she's happy to spend what time she can with her boyfriend. She tells America's Glamour magazine, "I'm a relationship girl. I would rather be long-distance with him than not have a relationship at all."
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Young Buck Denies Bankruptcy, States Real Reason

September 02, 2010 09:06:35 GMT


Rapper Young Buck has denied he's facing financial ruin after filing for bankruptcy following a $300,000 tax bill - insisting he was "forced" to file to end his recording contract with G-Unit. Buck became embroiled in a tax battle with America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when U.S. federal agents raided his Tennessee home last month, seizing his most valuable assets after he allegedly failed to pay his debts.

A representative for the star has confirmed his bankruptcy status to AllHipHop.com, which will allow the rapper to keep all of his possessions, as he pays back an estimated $12,500 -per-month, over the next five years. However, the star insists the decision was made in order to terminate his current recording and publishing contracts with G-Unit Records, not because he's run out of money.
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New Stills: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' and 'Sucker Punch'

September 02, 2010 09:05:59 GMT


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Brand new pictures from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" have popped out. Debuted via Empire Online, the images give a look at two different scenes. One picture, which is used as news photo, sees Harry Potter being cornered by Remus Lupin, while the other one shows the young wizard and his two best friends sitting in front of Rufus Scrimgeour.

At almost the same time, a fresh official image from "Sucker Punch" is posted on the official website of Cruel and Unusual Films, which is Zack Snyder's production company. While the still does not capture any of the film's characters, it shares an amazing scene where a dragon fights a plane in the sky, with the background of some explosions.
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Soulja Boy Invites Fans to Appear in Video

September 02, 2010 09:03:12 GMT


Rapper Soulja Boy has offered fans the chance to star in his new music video shoot this weekend. The "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" hitmaker is heading to Las Vegas for a nightclub appearance on Sunday, September 4, and footage from the night will form part of the promo for his next single.

And he wants his loyal fans to head to the Jet at The Mirage venue to appear in the shoot. In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "If you want to be in my movie meet me here in Vegas on Sunday this weekend."
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Darfur: George Clooney's 'Greatest Failure

September 02, 2010 08:57:13 GMT


George Clooney is frustrated his campaign to highlight the genocide in Darfur hasn't halted the ongoing killings - branding it "the greatest failure" of his life. The Hollywood actor has long been involved with raising awareness of the conflicts in the Sudanese region of Darfur, where millions of refugees have allegedly been killed since 2003.

He was even granted a private meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama last year to talk about the Be a Voice for Darfur scheme, which aimed to push the White House into taking action in the African region. The Sudanese government signed a ceasefire agreement with the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) in February - but it hasn't stopped civilians being targeted.
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'Transformers' Star Rachael Taylor Revealed Matthew Newton Abused Her

September 02, 2010 08:52:22 GMT


"Transformers" star Rachael Taylor feared ex-boyfriend Matthew Newton would kill her during months of abuse, according to newly-released court documents. The actress took out an apprehended violence order against the "Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities" star last month, alleging she was the victim of two "gravely serious" attacks by Newton while they were vacationing together in Rome, Italy.

Court papers show Taylor claims she suffered concussion, bruising and a sprained jaw during the alleged attacks - and the documents go on to detail the former couple's tumultuous past. Taylor alleges Newton "threatened to end her life" on a number of occasions and she was forced to call police several times.
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Video Premiere: Kevin Rudolf's 'You Make the Rain Fall' Ft. Flo Rida

September 02, 2010 08:50:36 GMT


A visual accompaniment to Kevin Rudolf's latest single "You Make the Rain Fall" has been out for viewing pleasure. It features a number of tiny, yet shining drops moving to the upbeat song in front of black backdrop. They are quickly changing from one graphic to another, including forming the Cash Money singer with his signature guitar and also his featured guest Flo Rida.

"You Make the Rain Fall" is taken from Kevin Rudolf's second studio album "To the Sky" which has been in stores since June this year. Released as the second single to follow up "I Made It (Cash Money Heroes)" which features Birdman, Lil Wayne and Jay Sean, it is also featured in the promo ad of professional wrestling show "WWE NXT".
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Video: David Archuleta Reveals What He Notices First in a Girl


September 02, 2010 08:36:17 GMT


Runner-up of "American Idol" seventh season, David Archuleta, has shared about what he notices first in a girl. During a recent interview with Bop and Tiger Beat at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the "Crush" singer said that one thing he probably notices the most is the eyes, instead of their look or their bodies.

David added that eyes are the windows to the soul, saying you can see a lot from a person just by looking at her eyes. Beside the eyes, the 19-year-old star also mentioned that he likes a girl who brings a good energy and believed that every girl who is good inside, they always stand out.
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George Takei to Guest Star on 'Big Bang Theory'

September 02, 2010 08:29:09 GMT


"The Big Bang Theory" gang as well as fans of the show will overdose on amusing guest stars this season with the addition of George Takei to the list. To devoted fans of "Star Trek", Takei's name and face are familiar if not popular, and for Wolowitz, it is no different.

Bill Prady, the executive producer of "Big Bang" has confirmed via his Twitter that Takei would be in the new season's fourth episode which is scheduled to air on October 14. This would be the same episode where another nerd-icon Katee Sackhoff will make a guest starring appearance again. She has previously popped up as Wolowitz's conscience in season 3.
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Angelina Jolie Refuses 'Gravity' Again, Puts Project in 'Danger'


September 02, 2010 08:15:43 GMT


Angelina Jolie has chosen to defy "Gravity". Despite being offered a big money, the mother of six has officially turned down the job, putting the project "in danger of falling back to Earth", Deadline Hollywood reports. The studio is reportedly facing a problem to get an actress to take the key role and draw audience.

Jolie had previously been courted by director Alfonso Cuaron to star in his film when the project was still at Universal Pictures. The 35-year-old beauty then backed out when the film landed at Warner Bros. Later, the studio approached the likes of Sandra Bullock, Natalie Portman, Naomi Watts with Scarlett Johansson and Blake Lively reported as the frontrunners.
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Sia Furler Dominates Indie Music Awards Nominations With Four Nods

September 02, 2010 08:03:50 GMT


Singer Sia Furler will lead the pack at the upcoming Independent Music Awards in her native Australia after landing four nominations on Wednesday, September 1. The Adelaide-born artist will compete for Best Independent Artist, while her latest release "We Are Born" is up for Best Independent Album, and her "Clap Your Hands" hit will be among the tunes vying for Best Independent Single.

Sia, who was recently diagnosed with a thyroid condition, is also nominated in the Most Popular Independent Artist category. Dan Sultan and rockers Cloud Control scored three nominations each, while Rowland S Howard has landed a posthumous nomination for his "Pop Crimes" album, which was released three months before he lost his battle with cancer at the end of last year.
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Chris Martin Debuts New Coldplay Song at Apple Convention

September 02, 2010 08:00:38 GMT


Coldplay frontman Chris Martin gave Apple employees a special treat on Wednesday, September 1 when he performed a surprise show during a convention in California. The singer took to the stage at the end of an Apple press conference in San Francisco and performed Coldplay songs "Yellow" and "Viva La Vida".

And he had an extra special treat for the workers - debuting new track "Wedding Bells", according to NME.com. Introducing the track, Martin joked, "This is a new song called Coldplay 2.6 and it has a lot of new features; it features seven different kinds of chords and even a new one that our closest rivals have no idea about."
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P. Diddy Sued by Ex-Employee for Alleged Age Discrimination

September 02, 2010 07:55:24 GMT


Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has been dragged into a new legal battle by a former employee who alleges she was dismissed because she was too old and disabled. Francesca Spero, 51, claims P. Diddy fired her from her executive position at Bad Boy Records label earlier this year after she "suffered a relapse" of an addiction to prescription medication and alcohol following a painful hip operation.

According to her suit, filed in New York and obtained by TMZ.com, Spero alleges Diddy was "unsympathetic to her condition" and attempted to get rid of her. She was eventually replaced by a woman at least 10 years her junior, who she claims "lacked the skill set and experience Spero brought to the position."
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Celine Dion Upset Over False Pregnancy Complication Rumor

September 02, 2010 07:51:56 GMT


Celine Dion's publicist has reacted quickly to dismiss French reports suggesting the pregnant singer has suffered a major health setback. The star, who is expecting twin boys in November, was said to have been taken to hospital following pregnancy complications, but Dion's rep insists the report is "completely fabricated".

The unnamed aide tells People.com, "She's never been in the hospital. Her pregnancy continues to be healthy and she feels fantastic. "(Celine and her husband Rene Angelil) have gotten calls from friends worried that something is wrong. To be so happy and then to get these calls, it's been upsetting for them when they are in such a good place."
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'Supernatural' Creator Touted to Adapt 'The Sandman' for TV


September 02, 2010 07:50:20 GMT


"The Sandman", a comic book by Neil Gaiman is going to be transformed into a TV series with "Supernatural" creator Eric Kripke as the showrunner. THR reports that the project is still in early development because Warner Bros. TV is trying to acquire the television rights from sister company DC Entertainment.

"Sandman" is based on the popular folklore of a mythological creature who sprinkles magic sands on children's eyes while they sleep. The comic book version follows Dream or also known as Morpheus in his quest to rebuild his kingdom after being held prisoner for 70 years. There are other fantasy creatures which are named Destiny, Death, Destruction, Despair, Desire and Delirium.
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Shayne Lamas Scraps Cosmetic Surgery Plan After Seeing Heidi Montag's Makeover


September 02, 2010 07:48:44 GMT


U.S. reality TV star Shayne Lamas has revealed she turned down the opportunity to have late plastic surgeon Frank Ryan carve up her body after seeing what the doctor did to "The Hills" star Heidi Montag. "The Bachelor" star, who is the daughter of actor Lorenzo Lamas, consulted Dr. Ryan last year when she decided it was time for a boob boost - and was horrified when the surgeon suggested an extensive makeover.

Lamas initially signed up for the $70,000 treatment but called it off after Montag went under the doctor's knife for 10 major cosmetic makeovers in the same day. The blonde tells In Touch magazine, "Dr. Ryan was a family friend. I went to see him because I wanted a boob job, but he ended up telling me that I needed about $70,000 worth of work - thigh lipo, a butt lift, basically a whole body makeover - to turn me into the perfect Barbie doll. But I didn't want to be a Barbie doll."
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Jon Gosselin Dismisses Ex-Girlfriend's Accusation He Extorted Money From Kate Gosselin


September 02, 2010 07:45:06 GMT


Jon Gosselin is back on the headline after his one-time girlfriend Hailey Glassman provided Radar Online with documents which reportedly prove Jon's attempts to extort money from his ex-wife Kate Gosselin. The TV personality, however, has taken to his Twitter page to blast the accusation.

"Radaronline has been duped again by Hailey Glassman, who is apparently without a job and desperate for money," Jon wrote on Wednesday, September 1. "This article contains so many lies, they are too numerous to count. It is completely false and without any merit."
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Kim Kardashian: Kourtney and Scott Disick Are Not Separated


September 02, 2010 07:39:46 GMT


Kim Kardashian has moved swiftly to dismiss rumours her reality TV star sister Kourtney Kardashian has separated from boyfriend Scott Disick, insisting the couple is "doing really well". Kardashian welcomed the couple's first son in December last year, and the pair has been dogged by rumors of a split since reuniting just before the birth.

Fresh reports published on Wednesday, September 1 again suggested the couple had called time on the relationship, and had officially separated. But "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star Kim is adamant stories of a split aren't true. Kim tells Usmagazine.com: "Kourtney and Scott are not separated. They are actually doing really well."
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Zsa Zsa Gabor Released From Hospital

September 02, 2010 07:33:30 GMT


Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has been released from hospital after a reported medical emergency on Tuesday morning, August 31. The 93 year old was admitted to the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after her husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, found her "unresponsive" at home.

She was stabilized in the facility and a family spokeswoman revealed Gabor was "not in a life-threatening situation". The star was released from the hospital early on Wednesday, September 1 and is currently resting at home, von Anhalt tells ETOnline.com.
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'Kick-Ass' and 'True Blood' Lead 2010 Scream Awards Nominations


September 02, 2010 07:18:08 GMT


Spike TV has unveiled the nominees of 2010 Scream Awards on September 1, revealing the dominations of "Kick-Ass". The action movie which was made with relatively small budget manages to land 17 nods, including Best Fantasy Movie, Best Scream-play, Best Fantasy Actress and Actor, Best Superhero as well as Best Ensemble.

Not far behind "Kick-Ass" there are "Inception" with 15 nominations and "Iron Man 2" with 13 nods. Both films are up for Best Science Fiction Movie, Best Science Fiction Actress and Actor gongs. Additionally, the Christopher Nolan-directed flick is listed on Best Director and Best Scream-play. As for the "Iron Man" sequel, the other nods are obtained for Best Villain and Best Comic Book Movie, the latter which is also shared with "Kick-Ass" and "The Losers".
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Chris Brown Announces New Single 'Calypso'


September 02, 2010 06:55:56 GMT


Hot on the heels of his ex-girlfriend Rihanna's announcement that she is going to debut a brand new single this month, Chris Brown announced a fresh material of his own upcoming project. The R&B performer shared the news on his Twitter page.

Brown named the upcoming single "Calypso". He tweeted, "Geeked UP!!! NEW SINGLE called "Calypso" coming real soon produced by POLOW DA DON... this is a song that women have been missing from ME!!" Earlier in August, he posted, "My new album will come next year or sooner." Thus, there is chance that he will face off Rihanna in either single debut or album release.
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Simon Cowell Refuses to Kick Prostitute Off His 'X Factor'

September 02, 2010 06:51:19 GMT


Music mogul Simon Cowell has refused to kick an escort off his hit British talent show "The X Factor", insisting "We haven't banned prostitutes." Chloe Mafia, 20, has made it past the first stage of the competition, despite tabloid reports suggesting the wannabe pop star had been working as a $240-an-hour prostitute.

And Cowell is adamant the single mum will not be axed because of her vice activities. He tells The Sun newspaper, "We can't just take people off the show because they might do something that upsets some people. If a person applies to be on 'The X Factor' it's obvious to me that they want to do something better with their life."
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Michael Jackson's Brother Donates $60,000 for Desperate Patient's Surgery


September 02, 2010 06:50:47 GMT


Michael Jackson's brother Randy Jackson has kept his promise to a desperate Childrens Hospital Los Angeles patient by personally donating $60,000 to pay for her medical bills. The generous Jackson was touched by the plight of 11-year-old Treasure Dearsaw, who suffers from a vascular malformation which has resulted in the swelling of her tongue.

The youngster needed the cash so that doctors could operate on her and save her life. The surgery took place on Tuesday, August 31 and Jackson tells X17online that it was a "huge success". He says, "Treasure's a beautiful child, and it was God's plan for me to help out. This is the least I can do. She deserves to be happy."
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Video: Tennis Ace Victoria Azarenka Collapsed at U.S. Open

September 02, 2010 06:50:09 GMT


Drama has hit the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York on Wednesday, September 1 after the event's number 10 seed, Victoria Azarenka, collapsed on court and had to retire from her game against Gisela Dulko. The Belarus tennis ace briefly stumbled while attempting to serve to her opponent early on in the game but she composed herself and carried on.

She then collapsed minutes later and had to be helped into a wheelchair and taken off the court. Dulko was ruled the winner of the game after Azarenka was forced to retire. It is not known what caused the tennis player to collapse - but the current U.S. Open is being played during a heatwave in New York.
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Environmentalist Holding Hostages in Discovery Channel Protest

September 02, 2010 06:35:56 GMT


A passionate eco-warrior has sparked a hostage crisis at the headquarters of the Discovery Channel in Silver Spring, Maryland after walking into the building with a shotgun, handgun and possible explosives as part of a protest about the network's programming.

The man, James Jae Lee, 43, has been identified as a radical environmentalist, who was arrested outside the Discovery Channel building in 2008 when a protest turned violent. Network bosses claim the Hawaii native has targeted them for not airing enough program about global warming and endangered species.
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Father Denies Offering Lindsay Lohan's Diary for Sale

September 02, 2010 06:33:52 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's estranged father has fired back at reports he attempted to sell extracts from his daughter's diary while she was in rehab in Utah in 2007. Michael Lohan admits he did send pages of the actress' personal journal to one unnamed entertainment news outlet but he wasn't trying to sell them.

He tells HollyScoop, "I never offered anything for sale." Michael Lohan tells the website someone did send him the pages from his daughter's diary - but he has no idea how that person came by them.
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Ashton Kutcher Slams Reports He's Cheating on Demi Moore


September 02, 2010 06:33:23 GMT


Ashton Kutcher has taken aim at a U.S. tabloid over reports he's cheating on his wife Demi Moore. In a new article, Star magazine suggests the actor's five-year marriage is "in danger of falling apart" following the "bombshell news" that the actor was "caught cheating with a sexy, young 20-something".

An eyewitness tells the publication he saw Kutcher "kissing and groping a hot young blonde" at Italian restaurant Madeo in Los Angeles. The source says, "He was totally making out with her. I was shocked to see him sucking face with a girl who obviously wasn't Demi."
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Jodie Sweetin Welcomes Second Baby Daughter

September 02, 2010 06:31:18 GMT


Actress Jodie Sweetin, who is known for her Stephanie Tanner portrayal on 80's sitcom "Full House", is now celebrating her second motherhood. The 28-year-old beauty welcomed her second child, who weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz. and 19 inches long, with her boyfriend Morty Coyle on Tuesday, August 31, People reported.

The baby girl, who was named Beatrix Carlin Sweetin Coyle, is Jodie and Morty's first child. Jodie has 2-year-old daughter Zoie from her previous marriage to Cody Herpin. On the baby news, Morty told the site, "Jodie was amazing and is doing great. We are now the proud, excited parents of Miss Beatrix Carlin Sweetin Coyle."
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'Amazing Race 17' Cast Photos and Identities

September 02, 2010 06:21:06 GMT


Those who will travel thousands of miles around the world in "The Amazing Race" season 17 have been unveiled. Eleven teams are comprised of among others; beauty queens, YouTube sensations, a capella singers and doctors.

But the one with the most interesting background story would be stay-at-home mom Andie DeKroon who is only reunited with her 21-year-old daughter Jenna Sykes. Andie gave up Jenna for adoption when she was still a baby. "I hope to get to know my birth mother through this incredible opportunity," Jenna said in her official CBS bio. "It is my hope that we will be able to spend a lot of time together and become friends."
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Shakira Unleashes Audio Stream and Cover Art for New Single 'Loca'

September 02, 2010 06:19:12 GMT


Shakira has a new single called "Loca" and she has revealed it on her official website along with the artwork which is seemingly taken from the video shoot. A remake of El Cata's song "Loca Con Su Tiguere", it is recorded in English with Dizzee Rascal as a featured guest and in Spanish with the addition of El Cata's vocal.

Recorded in the Dominican Republic, Shakira brings her signature fusion of musical identities to this production of "Loca" by blending the horn-heavy elements of meringue with a synthesis of techno percussion laid out to a dance back beat. She will list the song in her upcoming studio album "Sale El Sol".
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Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt Cancel Sex Tape Negotiations With Vivid


September 02, 2010 05:59:53 GMT


A sex tape featuring estranged couple Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt might never be released although Spencer has previously stated his plan to out the X-rated video. According to TMZ, the couple has cut off their negotiations with founder and co-chairman of porn company Vivid Entertainment, Steven Hirsch.

On why Heidi and Spencer cut off the deal, the site said that they're no longer interested. Sources close to the couple claim Spencer's rep shot a letter to Steve, mentioning "Heidi's made it very clear that she is not interested in releasing any tapes." The source added, "It looks like she pulled the kill switch."
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DJ AM's Mother Joins Music Project to Convince Kids to Stay Sober

September 02, 2010 05:53:42 GMT


The mother of tragic DJ AM has lent her support to a new music project she hopes will convince kids to stay sober. Twin brother duo The Rock Star Superstar Project approached Andrea Gross to deliver a message on their new album "Serenity", which is being released in September in conjunction with Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors and to coincide with National Recovery Month.

Gross' personal message has not been revealed, but the siblings - who legally changed their names to Rock Star and Super Star - insist DJ AM is still a powerful role model, a year after his overdose death. Super Star says, "DJ AM was a role model to many kids and adults struggling to come to terms with their addiction and despite the terms of his death, DJ AM did make the difference he set out to and even after his death, is conveying a message to the importance of sobriety."
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Snoop Dogg Caused Panic Backstage at Jimmy Fallon' Show

September 02, 2010 05:53:07 GMT


Rapper Snoop Dogg caused panic backstage at comedian Jimmy Fallon's talk show on Tuesday, August 31 when he lit up a cigarette and set of studio fire alarms. The rapper was oblivious to the drama he was causing, convinced the alarm's flashing lights were there to entertain him.

He later told Fallon on-air, "You know what I like about this show? That you've got nice blinking blue lights." The host then responded, explaining, "That's because the fire alarm went off... That's when the fire department came," prompting Snoop to quip, "I thought ya'll did that for me man!"
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Zac Efron to Master 'Art of the Steal'


September 02, 2010 05:52:21 GMT


Zac Efron is putting his "High School Musical" days firmly behind him - he's signed on to star as a con man in new heist movie "Art of the Steal".

Efron has expressed his determination to establish himself as a serious actor, after finding fame as Disney star Troy Bolton in the "High School Musical" movies. And he's set to give cinemagoers a double thrill when he goes into action, playing a criminal who executes a series of elaborate heists while leading another life as an upstanding citizen.
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Gemma Arterton Got Bloody Nose On Set of 'Disappearance of Alice Creed'

September 02, 2010 05:51:10 GMT


British actress Gemma Arterton's terror in new film "The Disappearance of Alice Creed" was for real - her co-star Eddie Marsan has accidentally punched her in the face during one violent scene and she was afraid he'd make contact again.

The "Clash of the Titans" star plays a kidnapped millionaire's daughter in the film and spent much of the shoot bound to a bed, her character fearing her captors would kill her. But she didn't need to be told to look terrified in one scene - she was.
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Nicolas Cage 'Is Happy' After Settling Suit With Accountant

September 02, 2010 05:50:28 GMT


Nicolas Cage has settled a lawsuit with the accountant he accused of sending him "down a path of financial ruin". The actor filed suit against Samuel Levin in October, 2009, alleging the business manager misled him and overcharged for his services.

The accusations stemmed from a $6.26 million (GBP4.2 million) tax lien Cage had been handed by America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS), alleging he failed to pay income tax on wages dating back to 2007. Cage also faced other claims of unpaid tax related to his earnings between 2002 and 2004, while he was accused of defaulting on a $2 million (GBP1.3 million) loan in 2009.
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Katy Perry Tops Hot 200, Beating Fantasia and Ending Eminem's Reign

September 02, 2010 05:01:09 GMT


Katy Perry scores her best week sale and first No. 1 record debut with sophomore set "Teenage Dream". The album bows 192,000 copies, outselling another new release Fantasia Barrino's "Back to Me" and former Billboard Hot 200 champ Eminem's "Recovery".

Since Katy claims the first position, Fantasia who pulls in 117,000 units is forced to land at the runner-up spot and the Slim Shady who adds 98,000 in the "Recovery" tenth week has to end his reign on the U.S. albums chart by falling to No. 3. "Before I purr off to dreamland I want to say THANK YOU! Thank you so much for my FIRST #1 RECORD DEBUT! I couldn't have done it without YOU," Katy thanked her fans on Twitter.
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New 'Glee' Promo Feat. 'Empire State of Mind'

September 02, 2010 04:46:01 GMT


FOX has started firing out the new promos of "Glee" with the latest one revealing one of the second season's big numbers. Released via NY Mag, the new TV spot uses Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' duet on "Empire State of Mind" which the kids would make a project of to prove that they don't only tackle show tunes and '80s pop.

The spot is also spoilery in terms of the plotline for Mr. Schue is overheard telling his students that the Nationals will be taking place in New York. It looks like Artie will be taking the lead again in the Hip-Hop number and the rest of the gang would wear the appropriate attire to match the genre.
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Venice Film Festival: Premieres of Natalie Portman's 'Black Swan' and Jessica Alba's 'Machete'

September 02, 2010 04:26:42 GMT


This year's Venice International Film Festival has been officially kicked off on Wednesday, September 1 with the screening of "Black Swan". Marking the world premiere for the movie, the event was attended by lead actress Natalie Portman. Wearing a red gown, Portman was not alone as co-star Vincent Cassel and director Darren Aronofsky joined the special screening. Moreover, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino who serves as Jury President of the annual event took part at the premiere.

The first day of the 67th Venice Film Festival in Italy also saw the screening of "Machete". Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo as well as the man behind the film Robert Rodriguez opted matching black ensembles when hitting the red carpet.
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Videos: 'Glee' Cast Raise Awareness of Recycling and Not Being Sue


September 02, 2010 04:20:28 GMT


"Glee" cast have teamed up with Members Project in a bid to raise people's awareness of the importance of recycling and volunteering for a better environment. The promo says, "Mr. Shue is teaming up with Member Project to rally the Gleeks and help make the world a better place."

The promo further says, "He will be suggesting cool ways for anyone to get involved. Of course, Sue is doing her part too - sneakily plotting thwart Shue's feel good fun." The promo for Members Project boasts three videos featuring the FOX's hit series members.
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'F**k You' Video Debuted, Following Cee-Lo's Journey to Become 'Lady Killer'

September 02, 2010 04:06:46 GMT


Cee-Lo's viral hit "F**k You" has got a matching cavalier music video. The foul-mouthed clip follows the Gnarls Barkley member as he is wooing his love interest as a kid, high schooler and college student. From time to time, he gets rejected by the "heartbreaker" lady until he finally makes a sweet revenge when he turns into a "lady killer."

Driving his vintage car, tux-clad Cee-Lo heads to a party, shunning the woman he used to love who is now working in the clean-up shift. "And although there's a pain in my chest/ I still wish you the best/ with a f**k you," he sings as he drives away in his car.
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50 Cent Learns to Play Golf and Gives Up Twitter


September 02, 2010 03:55:52 GMT


Rap hardman 50 Cent has found himself a new hobby - the hip-hop star has taken up golf. The "In Da Club" hitmaker admits he was inspired to try the sport by golf fanatic Samuel L. Jackson and he is determined to learn to play as well as the actor.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, 50 Cent writes, "I'm learnin' how to play golf. Samuel Jackson is good! I gotta get my game together. I be (sic) at Chelsea Piers (resort in New York) workin' on it. I'll get good fast watch."
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Snoop Dogg Fights Cyber Crime With Norton

September 02, 2010 03:50:52 GMT


Snoop Dogg is joining the war on cyber crime - he's signed up to front a campaign to crack down on internet fraud. The rapper is teaming up with anti-virus company Norton to launch a promotional competition called 'Hack is Wack'.

Fans and hip-hop wannabes can submit videos of their own anti-cyber crime raps and the lucky winner will be handed two tickets to a Snoop Dogg gig, as well as a meeting with the rapper's management to discuss business issues for upcoming stars.
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Matthew Broderick to Read for New Broadway Revival

September 02, 2010 03:46:31 GMT


Matthew Broderick is heading back to Broadway again - he's reportedly set to star in a new production of "Nice Work if You Can Get It". The actor took on a lead role in "The Starry Messenger" last year and concluded his run in the production in December, and now he looks set to return to the stage in his first musical since his 2001 turn in "The Producers".

Broderick is in negotiations to join a new version of George Gershwin's famous work, which had previously been due for revival on Broadway in 2009 with Harry Connick, Jr., according to Variety.com. In a magazine interview, Connick, Jr. said that he was out of the project after a personal feud with director Kathleen Marshall.
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First Look at Ian McShane as Blackbeard in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4'

September 02, 2010 03:44:00 GMT


New set picture of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" has emerged, revealing another character. This time, the photo gives the first look at Blackbeard who is portrayed by Ian McShane. During the night shooting in California, the new cast member of the film franchise was spotted sharing scene with Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz.

Blackbeard will be seen as the next nemesis of Depp's Jack Sparrow. He is additionally the father of Cruz's character, who is also the new love interest of Sparrow. Together, they aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge on a journey to find the fabled Fountain of Youth.
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Identity of Tom Cruise's Driving Instructor on 'Top Gear' Revealed

September 02, 2010 03:38:38 GMT


The mystery motoring expert who taught stars including Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Mark Wahlberg, and Hugh Grant how to drive like a pro has finally been unmasked. The identity of 'The Stig' - resident racetrack guru on hit British TV show "Top Gear" - has remained a closely-guarded secret for years.

But he was finally named on Wednesday, September 1 as racing driver and stuntman Ben Collins, after an extraordinary court case in London. Collins' main role on the show is to coach celebrity guests on how to tackle a racetrack as part of the "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" sequence - which sees famous faces bidding to beat their showbiz rivals' previous lap times. Grant, Wahlberg, Diaz and Dame Helen Mirren are among stars who have taken part in previous programmes, and Cruise is currently heading up the leaderboard after an impressive display of driving when he appeared on the show in July.
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Victim in Actor Shelley Malil's Murder Attempt Testified


September 02, 2010 03:33:25 GMT


The woman who alleges she was stabbed repeatedly by "The 40 Year-Old Virgin" star Shelley Malil has taken the stand to testify at his trial. The actor is accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend, Kendra Beebe, in her backyard in California in 2008 and he has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and residential burglary.

Beebe, who was stabbed more than 20 times and suffered a punctured lung in the alleged attack, headed to court in Vista, California on Tuesday, August 31 to relive the events. She sobbed as she told the court, "I felt a primal, instinctual, animal fear. He said, 'Kendra, Kendra, Kendra.'... I thought, 'Oh my God, he's going to hug me' and then I thought 'Oh no, he's going to punch me' and then I see this flash of silver and bang, bang, bang. It was just like not real."
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For the First Time, Catherine Zeta-Jones Speaks of Husband's Cancer

September 02, 2010 03:29:31 GMT


Catherine Zeta-Jones has spoken for the first time about her husband Michael Douglas' throat cancer diagnosis - insisting she is "furious" doctors didn't spot the tumor earlier. Douglas announced the news of his health battle last month and in his first interview since his diagnosis, the actor revealed the illness was overlooked by several doctors before he was eventually told he had "stage four" cancer.

And Zeta-Jones insists she's struggling to forgive the medics who misdiagnosed her partner's sore throat. She tells People magazine, "It makes me furious they didn't detect it earlier. He sought every option and nothing was found... It wasn't a huge shock. I knew something was up. He knew something was up."
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Selena Gomez Drops Her First Official Sneak Peek to 'Year Without Rain' Video


September 02, 2010 03:14:05 GMT


The music video premiere of Selena Gomez's "A Year Without Rain" is just around the corner. In anticipation of that, the "Ramona and Beezus" star posted a so-called "sneak peek #1." This new teaser is longer than the previous one which is unveiled by Disney Channel, but shows similar scene which sees her wearing floor-length gown and performing in the desert.

Along with "Que Sera" clip from "Hannah Montana" season 4, the music video is going to be premiered in full by the mouse house channel this coming Friday, September 3 at 10 P.M. ET / 7 P.M. PT. For those who are curious about the filming process, behind-the-scene footage can be obtained in a deluxe edition of Gomez's new album "A Year Without Rain" where the song is listed.
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'Dancing With the Stars' Season 11 Pairings Revealed

September 02, 2010 03:14:01 GMT


Done with the announcement of which celebrities would be on their dance floor this Fall, ABC revealed the pairings of "Dancing with the Stars" on Wednesday, September 1. Bristol Palin, who has said before that she would be the most decent-clothed contestant, is paired with the show's two-time champion Mark Ballas.

Meanwhile, reality star The Situation who claims to be an underdog, will be dancing under the guidance of Karina Smirnoff. To MTV, Smirnoff admitted she hasn't met him as of Wednesday. "I think we're literally the only couple who will only have about five days to get ready for the premiere on national television. Everyone else is going to have three and half weeks. We're gonna have maybe five days, so that part I'm very nervous about," the professional dancer said.
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Robert Downey Jr. Gets Frustrated by Zach Galifianakis in 'Due Date' International Trailer *

September 02, 2010 03:07:17 GMT


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An international trailer* for "Due Date" has been released. Still following Robert Downey Jr.'s Peter Highman and Zach Galifianakis' Ethan Tremblay, the new sneak peek video shares more troubles that occur during their road trip.

An expectant first-time father, Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta as his wife's due date is a mere five days away. But his best intentions go completely awry after he encounters aspiring actor Ethan, whose behaviors definitely annoy Peter. Forced to hitch a ride with Ethan, Peter embarks on cross-country road trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, numerous friendships and Peter's last nerve.
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Paris Hilton Banned From Las Vegas Resorts Following Cocaine Arrest

September 02, 2010 02:52:51 GMT


Paris Hilton has been banned from two Wynn resorts on the Las Vegas Strip on Wednesday, September 1. Wynn Resorts Ltd. spokeswoman Jennifer Dunne confirmed to The Associated Press that the 29-year-old hotel heiress is not welcomed anymore in Wynn Las Vegas and Encore.

The ban came after an insider told People that Paris might be blackballed from nightclubs. The Las Vegas night-life insider said, "A club would never be allowed to book Paris for an appearance right now. A club would want to book her because of the press it would generate right now, but it would never happen because no one wants to jeopardize gaming licensing or liquor licensing."
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Mutya Buena Got Butt Implants to 'Make It Perkier'

September 02, 2010 02:41:56 GMT


Former Sugababes star Mutya Buena has shocked fans by revealing she recently went under the knife to boost her behind with butt implants. The British singer, 25, showed off her curvy new figure in a photoshoot with the U.K.'s Heat magazine and also admitted she underwent a breast augmentation operation to enhance her chest.

Buena, who paid $7,500 for the butt implants, insists she is happy with her decision to have surgery. She says, "I researched it a little while ago. Everyone's got it in the U.S. and Brazil. I just wanted it a bit perkier. It's not that there was anything wrong with it - it's just a change. I like to be extreme."
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'Entourage' Season 7 Finale Preview Feat. Christina Aguilera


September 02, 2010 02:39:59 GMT


The time for "Entourage" to wrap up another season has come. The tenth episode of season 7 will air on Sunday, September 12 and its preview gives away a glimpse of guest star Christina Aguilera who apparently is booked for a performance. There's supposed to be an appearance of Eminem too but he was not included in the video.

With Mrs. Ari fuming over Ari's angry meltdown the night before, Ari tries desperately to keep a surprise party for her on track. The guys attempt to stage an intervention for Vince, who has gone off the deep end. Turtle scrambles to find investors to save the tequila business. Eric receives an unexpected request from Terrance McQuewickk, which leads him to consider Scott's business proposal.
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First Pics: Rihanna in 'Battleship' and David Tennant in 'Fright Night' Remake

September 02, 2010 02:39:45 GMT


First looks at Rihanna in "Battleship" and David Tennant in "Fright Night" have surfaced online. The 22-year-old has been snapped on the set of the movie. Meanwhile, a look at Tennant as Peter Vincent is obtained from a banner which features a tag of Hard Rock Hotel, where some scenes of the movie are taken.

On the set pictures, Rihanna is seen wearing an army uniform as well as black boots. She additionally sports a short dark-colored locks, which is hidden under a cap. Tennant, who portrays a Las Vegas stage magician, is captured showing Gothic style with long hair and beards. He is pictured in a pose as if he is ready to unleash a power from his hands.
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Mark Ronson Joined 'Glee' Group, Calling It 'Embarrassing'

September 02, 2010 02:35:17 GMT


Music producer Mark Ronson sang in a "cheesy" "Glee"-style choir in high school. The Grammy-winning star admits he is a big fan of the all-singing, all-dancing TV show as it reminds him of his days in an "embarrassing" choral group when he was younger.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "I sang in this really cheesy vocal group called The Vocal Jazz Ensemble. It was like Glee, with less smiling and dancing." The producer insists he isn't holding out hope for a cameo role in Glee, but was proud to hear his hit track "Rehab", which he produced for Amy Winehouse, immortalized in the show.
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Michael Lohan Moves to L.A. to Rebuild Shattered Relationship With Lindsay

September 02, 2010 02:28:18 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's father Michael is determined to rebuild his shattered relationship with his actress daughter - he's moving 2,400 miles to be closer to her. Michael Lohan last month urged the troubled 24 year old to return to her native New York once she completed her court-ordered stint in rehab, insisting she can only put her problems behind her if she cuts herself off from Hollywood's partying lifestyle.

The "Mean Girls" star appears to have shunned his advice by staying in California - so Michael has jetted to Los Angeles from his home in the Big Apple to look for a permanent residence. He has contacted a real estate agent and is hunting for a property in the city so he can support his daughter as she attends therapy sessions, according to TMZ.com.
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Miranda Lambert Adds Four Nods at Second Wave of CMA Nominations

September 02, 2010 02:03:37 GMT


Fresh from leading the first wave of Country Music Association (CMA) Awards with five nods, Miranda Lambert appeared on "Good Morning America" on September 1 along with country music pal Dierks Bentley to reveal the second and final batch of the CMA nominations. This time around, she adds four kudos, making her dominate the overall nominees with a total of nine nods.

Lambert is up for top honor, Entertainer of the Year, along with such competitors as Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band. She is also vying against Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood in Female Vocalist of the Year.
 
 
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