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April 02, 2012

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HBO Unveils 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 Teaser and 'Newsroom' First Trailer

April 02, 2012 09:04:12 GMT


Summer is yet to come, but HBO already promotes one of its fall programs, "Boardwalk Empire". While its second season was set in 1921, the period drama will jump to 1923 when it returns with a third season.

"New year, new rules," so Nucky's voice opens the teaser for the show's next chapter. Saying that he prefers to simplify things and put a bullet in his enemy's head, the corrupt politician seemingly ignores an unseen man's plea to be unharmed.
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Kenya Bell of 'Basketball Wives' Accused of Splurging on Plastic Surgery


April 02, 2012 08:55:03 GMT


The divorce battle between Kenya Bell and Charlie Bell has got even nastier. The "Basketball Wives" star is being accused of splurging on plastic surgery and surgery-related expenses by her estranged husband after she filed documents, complaining that he has been shopping at Louis Vuitton in Paris while she's struggling to provide for their children, TMZ reported.

In his response filing, Charlie claimed that Kenya has spent $110,000 on plastic surgeries and expenses in Los Angeles for the trips. He also noted that the former Miss Michigan had forked out $150,000 on "miscellaneous expenses to get even with Mr. Bell", $20,000 on criminal attorneys, $3,000 on her brother's electric bill, $12,000 on a motorcycle and $9,000 on luggage and shoes.
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Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis' Racy Comedy 'Ted' Gets First Red Band Trailer

April 02, 2012 08:37:05 GMT


Universal Pictures has debuted a first red band trailer for adult comedy "Ted", which stars Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. The restricted promo video presents a look at Wahlberg's John, whose relationship with Kunis' Lori is disrupted because of his foul-mouthed and dirty-minded teddy bear.

The upcoming R-rated comedy film follows Massachusetts-born John, a grown man who must deal with his teddy bear which comes to life as a result of a childhood wish. John refuses to leave his childish side ever since. The movie is written and directed by "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, who also lends his voice to the troublesome doll.
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ACM Awards 2012: Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert's Performances

April 02, 2012 08:31:11 GMT


Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert celebrated their wins at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards by performing live. Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood performed "Dancing Away With My Heart", while Lambert took the stage solo to deliver "Over You".

Prior to their performance, Lady A were invited to the stage by KISS to accept a trophy for Vocal Group of the Year. As for Lambert, the wife of Miranda Lambert already collected two awards before singing. She first got Album of the Year for "Four the Record" and added another prize for Female Vocalist of the Year.
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'Community' Creator Unleashes Expletive Word to Chevy Chase at Wrap Party

April 02, 2012 07:57:57 GMT


An internal feud may rock "Community". The show's creator Dan Harmon and actor Chevy Chase have reportedly been entangled in an ugly public war of words, which led to the former giving a "f**k you, Chevy" speech in front of the 68-year-old comedian, his wife and daughter at the season 3 wrap party.

According to Deadline, Chase left the bash immediately and then left Harmon a voice message, calling the creator "fat" and "an alcoholic" among other things. The voice message, which was filled with profane language, has since leaked onto the web after Harmon allegedly played it in front of other people.
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Justin Bieber, Drake, Adele and More Win at 2012 Juno Awards

April 02, 2012 07:54:55 GMT


While U.S. country music community held a party in Las Vegas for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, Canadian musicians conducted a celebration of their own at Scotiabank Place in Ontario for 2012 Juno Awards. Among those who walked home with coveted prizes were Justin Bieber, Drake and Adele.

Bieber won Juno Fan Choice, beating such competitors as Arcade Fire, Avril Lavigne, Deadmau5, Hedley, Michael Buble, Nickelback and Drizzy. The "Boyfriend" singer dedicated the award to his fans as tweeting, "WE not me...won the JUNO!! #ILOVEMYBELIEBERS #THANKYOU."
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Chris Hemsworth Discusses How Thor Returns to Earth in 'Avengers'

April 02, 2012 07:47:43 GMT


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Chris Hemsworth has opened up about how Thor returns to Earth to save mankind in "The Avengers". The actor, who will reprise his role as the God of Thunder in the superhero ensemble film, revealed that his hammer-wielding character is summoned from Asgard by his father Odin to stop Loki from creating madness on Earth.

"Thor has conveniently come back to Earth briefly because Odin summons dark powers from the universe and it's very costly," said Hemsworth as quoted by Comic Book Movie. "He's come back to retrieve Loki, who's running madness on Earth and causing a lot of chaos. He also has some questions of his own he wants answered like, 'How did this happen and where did I and my brother go wrong?' "
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Bruce Willis Names Newborn Baby Girl Mabel Ray

April 02, 2012 07:46:10 GMT


Bruce Willis has officially become a father for the fourth time. The 57-year-old actor famous for his role as John McClane in the "Die Hard" series welcomed another daughter into his family as his second wife, Emma Heming, gave birth to their first child together on Sunday, April 1, ET Online reported.

Words are, Bruce and Emma are "overjoyed" about their new bundle of joy, who was born in Los Angeles and weighed in at 9 pounds 1 ounce. They have also chosen quite a common name for their newborn, Mabel Ray Willis. Both the mother and the baby girl are reported to be healthy after the delivery.
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ACM Awards 2012: Carrie Underwood Kicks Off the Show With 'Good Girl'

April 02, 2012 07:12:38 GMT


Carrie Underwood was an opening act at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, April 1. The season 4 winner of "American Idol" kicked off the event by catering the star-studded crowd gathering inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with her toe-tapping single "Good Girl".

The Grand Ole Opry member walked down the red carpet earlier in the evening in a Abed Mahfouz strapless ivory frock with thigh-high slit and silver details, but she traded the gown with a hot pink fringed outfit for the performance. Finishing off her feisty look with a pair of ankle boots, she strutted her stuff with the company of a live band.
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Katy Perry Debuts First TV Spot for Her Concert Movie, Announces Its Release Date


April 02, 2012 07:04:38 GMT


Katy Perry has premiered a first TV spot for her 3D concert movie, "Katy Perry: Part of Me", during the 2012 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards airing on March 31. The 30-second promotional video presents real footage that shows the "Firework" hitmaker's rocketing career from when she was a church singer to the time she became a pop sensation.

During the annual prize-giving event, Perry also announced the official U.S. release date for her upcoming film. Speaking to E! News' Kelly Osbourne on the orange carpet, the songstress revealed, "My concert documentary is coming out Fourth of July weekend. Go and see it and be a firework!"
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Report: Kris Humphries Wants Kim Kardashian to Admit Their Wedding Was Staged


April 02, 2012 07:03:39 GMT


Possible details on why Kris Humphries allegedly stalls his divorce from Kim Kardashian have been uncovered. Just days after the NBA star filed legal documents demanding his estranged wife to disclose how much money they made during their short-lived marriage, words came out that he is seeking to have her admit their wedding "was staged by her and her family."

"Kris wants Kim to admit to fraud," a so-called friend of Humphries told New York Post's Page Six, "to admit the whole thing was staged for publicity, to make a public apology to him because he really wanted a marriage." The pal also pointed out that despite claim that he is "money-hungry," the New Jersey Nets player "turned down a $7 million settlement."
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ACM's Winner Scotty McCreery to Attend North Carolina State University

April 02, 2012 06:28:44 GMT


Scotty McCreery's star has started to shine brighter in the country music world, but it doesn't make him put aside his education. The season 10 winner of "American Idol" revealed recently that he's going to college in the fall, confirming to CMT Radio that he will be attending North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

During the chat, the 18-year-old suggested that after two years, he might transfer to a school in Nashville. In a separate interview with PEOPLE, he said, "I grew up rooting for NC State, and that's where my dad went. But also, there are schools in Nashville that have been really great - and that's Music City so we'll see."
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Artist of the Week: Melanie Fiona

April 02, 2012 06:17:28 GMT


Melanie Fiona shines brighter on Billboard Hot 200 by scoring her highest-charting album. She could only peak at No. 27 on the chart with her critically-acclaimed effort "The Bridge" three years ago, but this year she managed to start much higher with its follow-up "The MF Life". She landed at No. 7, becoming the fourth-highest chart entry of the week.

"The key thing I want to impress upon anyone who listens to 'The MF Life' is the idea that it's possible to learn from everything that comes at you," she said. "That's been my process. It's why on the surface, the 'MF' in the album title represents my initials, but it also gets at the many facets of myself as an artist and a young woman."
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Clint Eastwood's 'A Star Is Born' Is Inspired by Kurt Cobain's Life


April 02, 2012 06:12:14 GMT


Clint Eastwood's latest directorial film, "A Star Is Born", is apparently inspired by the life story of Nirvana's frontman Kurt Cobain. During a recent press junket for "The Lucky One", screenwriter Will Fetters opened up that he used the late rock star as his approach to describe the male lead character Norman Maine in the upcoming remake movie.

"I think I've reinvented the Norman Maine character, the lead," so Fetters said as quoted by Crave Online. "I wanted to do 'A Star is Born' because I'm a huge Kurt Cobain fan. That was like my Kennedy assassination when I was a teenager. When he died it was a huge horrible thing."
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Justin Bieber Claims He Had to Shave Head After Getting Slimed at 2012 KCAs


April 02, 2012 05:18:31 GMT


Justin Bieber might be using a recent event where he got slimed to mess around with his fans. Hours after he got doused in green goo at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, the "Boyfriend" singer took to Twitter to tell his followers that he had to shave his head because the slime won't come off.

"WILL GOT ME. CLASSIC. only 1 bad thing though. slime didnt come out. hair grows back. looking like i did when i was 10," tweeted the 18-year-old pop sensation. "i havent shaved my head in a long time. feels kinda cool. i used to shave it every summer. all good. it grows back." Given the timing of his tweets, it is likely that they were only his April Fool's Day prank.
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'The Celebrity Apprentice': Two Stars Fired, One Other Poised to Leave


April 02, 2012 05:03:16 GMT


"The Celebrity Apprentice" season 5 sent home two more contestants this week. Debbie Gibson was fired early in the Sunday, April 1 outing after the women team, Forte, lost in the first task, which was to fundraise money by selling New York City guidebooks, which they created. Teresa Giudice was the project manager for women team, while Dee Snider stepped up for the men team, Unanimous.

After taking pictures for their own books, both teams called on their rich friends and asked for donations while selling the books for $5. The men team brought the Blue Man Group, who had a unique way to deliver the money. They filled giant balloons with $8,000 worth of bills, and popped the balloons in the air. When people started grabbing the money, the men team kept reminding the crowd that it was for charity.
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Demi Lovato's 'Give Your Heart a Break' Music Video Leaks

April 02, 2012 04:57:28 GMT


Demi Lovato's music video for her second single "Give Your Heart a Break" arrives early. Scheduled to come out on April 2, the clip hits the web one day prior to the original release date. It follows the former Disney darling as she remembers her boyfriend during their happier time together.

"I'm basically trying to convince a guy that I didn't break his heart, and we get into a fight and I try to win him over again," Lovato explained to MTV News about the love story in the newly-revealed music video. "So I do something special for him at the end of the song."
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Rihanna Goes Back to Black, but Admits She's Not Ready to Chop Off Hair

April 02, 2012 04:17:26 GMT


Rihanna has once again reinvented herself by changing the color of her hair. Having ditched her blonde locks for a darker shade, the "We Found Love" hitmaker gave fans a look at her new rocker chick look through an Instagram photo that captures her sporting a jet black hair in three different poses.

In the picture which caption read, "Cuz I'm black b***h," the 24-year-old songstress let her dark tresses long on one side, and trimmed near the temple area on the other side. When a fan pointed out that her new look was similar to her previous Mohawk style, she replied, "I was missing she, but I aint ready to chop ha."
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ACM Awards 2012: Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert Lead Full Winner List

April 02, 2012 04:11:16 GMT


The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, which was hosted by Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, has just ended. Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert dominated the full winner list by bagging two kudos each.

Jason took home Single Record of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year, thanks to his crossover collaboration with pop singer Kelly Clarkson. Meanwhile, Miranda got Album of the Year for her latest studio effort "Four the Record", and was crowned Female Vocalist of the Year.
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ACM Awards 2012: Taylor Swift Wins Entertainer of the Year, Gives Shout-Out to Cancer-Stricken Fan


April 02, 2012 03:42:08 GMT


Taylor Swift was the last winner announced at the live telecast of the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in Las Vegas before the show pulled its final curtain. After losing Video of the Year to Toby Keith and Female Vocalist of the Year to Miranda Lambert, she finally came out victorious in top category, Entertainer of the Year.

During her acceptance speech, Swift took time to give a shout-out to her cancer-stricken fan who's supposed to be her date but was unable to attend the ACM Awards due to his hospitalization. Before the show, she also tweeted, "Just talked to Kevin McGuire. He's not well enough to join me at the ACMs. Please keep him in your thoughts. I'll make it up to you, Kevin!"
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Adam Sandler's 'Jack and Jill' Breaks Record by Sweeping All Categories at 2012 Razzies

April 02, 2012 03:38:29 GMT


Adam Sandler's comedy movie "Jack and Jill" swept every single category at the 32nd Annual Razzie Awards. Grabbing a record-breaking 10 awards, the film became the worst feature and performances of 2011. As the film was named the Worst Picture, Sandler himself was hailed with both Worst Actor and Worst Actress awards thanks to his cross-gender roles as the titular twins in the movie.

Oscar winner Al Pacino, who plays himself in the comedy film, was named the Worst Supporting Actor at the awards. The veteran actor was also mentioned in the Worst Screen Couple category along with co-star Katie Holmes. The Worst Supporting Actress, meanwhile, was given to David Spade for his role as Monica in the same movie.
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'Game of Thrones' 2.02 Preview: A Royal Warrant for Arya

April 02, 2012 03:34:36 GMT


Arya is a person of interest in the next episode of "Game of Thrones". Under a warrant, royal's armies insist to search among the Night's Watch recruits, and the youngest daughter of Ned Stark believes they are looking for her. Perhaps forced by this situation, Arya shares a secret with Gendry, a Night's Watch recruit, while they're on the road north.

While Arya is still separated from her family, Theon Greyjoy sets sail and reunites with his father Balon, who wants to restore the ancient Kingdom of the Iron Islands, after nine years as a Stark ward. Elsewhere, Davos enlists Salladhor Saan, a pirate, to join forces with Stannis and Melisandre for a naval invasion of King's Landing.
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Tom Hanks and will.i.am Get Entangled in Richard Branson's April Fools' Prank

April 02, 2012 03:25:37 GMT


Words spread earlier that Tom Hanks and Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am will go on a journey the center of the Earth after Richard Branson announced the launching of Virgin Volcanic. Virgin Atlantic released a press release on March 31 that details Branson's latest plan for volcanic excursion, but it turned out to be no more than an elaborate April Fools' Day prank.

In the faux press release, it was revealed that Hanks and will.i.am are among the first passengers to board Virgin Volcanic explorer that is capable of transporting three passengers into the molten lava core of active volcanos. Joining them in the list are actor/producer Seth Green, documentary filmmaker Barbara Kopple and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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First 'Total Recall' Trailer Studded With Intense Actions in Futuristic World

April 02, 2012 03:05:11 GMT


The first trailer for "Total Recall" has officially been made available for viewing pleasure. As teased in the previously released preview, the trailer is studded with tons of intense scenes that take place in a futuristic world. Colin Farrell's protagonist character is seen getting involved in a dangerous business without realizing that he's the key figure in it.

Farrell plays a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, who begins to believe that he's a spy. The problem is, he doesn't know whether he should work for the nation states of Euromerica or New Shanghai. In the meantime, leader of Euromerica, Vilos Cogaagen, is secretly preparing an invasion of New Shanghai under the guise of protecting his people.
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ACM Awards 2012: Miranda Lambert Wins Female Vocalist of the Year


April 02, 2012 02:43:35 GMT


Miranda Lambert followed Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson's double victory at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards by bagging a second trophy of her own. After previously snatching the coveted Album of the Year, she was crowned Female Vocalist of the Year. Receiving the honor from Ashton Kutcher, she beat Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood.

"I'm already nervous, I'm about to perform, and now this. I can't even," she said in her acceptance speech. "Thank you, Jesus, for giving me this gift I can share with all of my fans. That's what I've got to say. And thank you, to the industry for believing in me and loving me through everything and embracing me, and I embrace you all back. I'm such a country fan. I'm so proud of country music, and I love us all. We deserve this."
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New 'True Blood' Season 5 Promo Features New Characters and Explosion

April 02, 2012 02:37:15 GMT


Before "Game of Thrones" debuted its second season this Sunday, April 1, "True Blood" got the spotlight on HBO with the release of a new trailer for season 5. Shared in the new promo video is the arrival of some new characters, including a woman vampire who seemingly will join forces with Eric and Bill.

Sookie is digging a grave in the opening scene, while she is taking a shower in another scene. As for the new couple alerts, Jessica is seen hooking up with a man other than Hoyt and Jason, while Eric is kissing a woman, who doesn't look like Sookie.
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Charlize Theron Appears in Kinky 'Sex Tape' for April Fools' Prank

April 02, 2012 02:28:21 GMT


Charlize Theron is apparently into some kinky stuff. A never before seen footage of the Oscar winner's weird sex tape has popped out online. A little more than a minute long, it features the actress screaming at and throwing scalding-hot fluid on two guys in bondage attire. Fortunately, the video is only her April Fools' Day collaboration with Funny or Die.

The "sex tape" was released on Sunday, April 1 after sexy photos of Theron in a sheer black top were spread earlier with a claim that they came from her hacked cell phone. The faux footage opens with the "Snow White and the Huntsman" actress admitting, "I'm so nervous! I've never made a sex tape before." At one point, she says to the camera, "Time for the bleeding."
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Ashton Kutcher Officially Cast as Steve Jobs in Indie Biopic

April 02, 2012 02:24:22 GMT


Ashton Kutcher has just secured a prestigious role for his next movie. The 34-year-old actor has been tapped to play none other than the late Apple founder, Steve Jobs, in an upcoming biopic called "Jobs".

Variety first broke the news that the former "That '70s Show" actor has officially been attached to the indie movie, which has Joshua Michael Stern serving as the director. The script, meanwhile, is written by Matt Whiteley.
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ACM Awards 2012: Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson and Scotty McCreery Added to Winner List

April 02, 2012 02:04:43 GMT


More winners at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards were revealed as its live telecast was ongoing at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, April 1. Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson and Scotty McCreery were among the latest musicians who got prizes at the event.

After winning Vocal Event of the Year for "Don't You Wanna Stay", Jason and Kelly added one more ACM award to their collection by grabbing Single Record of the Year for the same song. The country music crooner recalled the moment he decided to add a female featured guest, while the winner of "American Idol" inaugural season expressed her gratitude for the support she got from the pop world.
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Sarah Palin Will Guest Host 'Today', Going Head to Head With Katie Couric on 'GMA'

April 02, 2012 01:43:29 GMT


"Good Morning America" is not the only morning show which will gain people's attention this week. Just days after Katie Couric's guest-hosting stint on the ABC show was announced, NBC broke the news that Sarah Palin will take a seat on "Today".

"She'll [Palin] reveal a different side of her than you've seen before on Tuesday, April 3," so the "Today" show's website said. The former Republican vice presidential candidate's appearance on the NBC morning talk show will come the same week Couric fills in for "GMA" co-host Robin Roberts for a full week, starting this Monday.
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'Wrath of the Titans' and 'Mirror Mirror' Can't Dethrone 'Hunger Games' on Box Office

April 02, 2012 01:38:53 GMT


"The Hunger Games" secures the champion title on the North American box office for the second week in a row. Collecting $58.5 million this week, the famous novel-adapted movie grosses a total domestic cume of $251 million. The film crosses a $250 million mark in only 10 days, which is the fastest grossing ever for a non-sequel feature.

Newcomer "Wrath of the Titans" can't take over the top spot from "Hunger Games". Opening to $33.4 million, the sequel to "Clash of the Titans" can't best its predecessor which grossed a massive $61.2 million on its opening weekend on Good Friday holiday in 2010.
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ACM Awards 2012: Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum Among Early Winners


April 02, 2012 01:23:39 GMT


The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards kicked off on April 1 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and the first winner announced at the live telecast was Eli Young Band. It's announced after performances by the likes of Carrie Underwood, Chris Young, Zac Brown Band and The Band Perry.

Mike Eli and his bandmates got Song of the Year prize, thanks to their hit single "Crazy Girl" which was co-written by fellow country singer Lee Brice. They received the award from "2 Broke Girls" star Beth Behrs. "I have dreamed about this my whole life," Eli said upon collecting the trophy onstage.
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ACM Awards 2012: Carrie Underwood Shows Some Leg, Taylor Swift Stuns in White

April 02, 2012 01:17:54 GMT


The biggest names in country music have flooded Las Vegas for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. On Sunday, April 1, the likes of Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift were among the beauties spotted looking radiant as they hit the red carpet rolled outside the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

29-year-old Underwood stole the spotlight in her high-slit dress, a strapless ivory frock with silver details from Abed Mahfouz. Though without the company of husband Mike Fisher, the Female Vocalist of the Year nominee's evidently excited about her opening performance as tweeting, "Today is the big day! Our 'Good Girl' performance is going to be hot hot hot! Wish me luck tonight! #ACM's."
 
 
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