by Christal Blue
posted Jan 23 2014 9:08AM
The Band Perry will be on hand to perform during the Super Bowl XLVIII (48) Pregame Show on February 2. The pregame show will also include a performance by Phillip Phillips, with part of each performance being televised live on FOX during Super Bowl Sunday. The two acts will perform at the NFL Tailgate Party prior to the kickoff of the big game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, where the Seahawks will be taking on the Broncos. Then after they get the crowd fired up on Super Bowl Sunday, they'll hit the road again on their "We Are Pioneers World Tour 2014" with a show in Independence, Missouri on February 6.
Luke Bryan will be making a pit stop from his "That's My Kind of Night Tour" to headline the Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show on February 23 at the Daytona International Speedway. Bryan will take the stage on pit road to perform several of his hit songs and get the crowd pumped up for the 56th annual Daytona 500 – the prestigious season-opening event to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Fans that purchase a Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE access pass for the race will be able to watch Luke's Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show up close as well as the driver introductions.
Lee Brice will be among the artists in attendance at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards when they come to Los Angeles on January 26. But with such a tight schedule, Lee is still just trying to figure out how he going to get to the ceremony. He’s playing Madison Square Garden on Saturday (January 25) with Luke Bryan, and he’ll have to be in Los Angeles for the by 11 the next morning. While his window to make it to the Grammys seems pretty tight, he'll be sure that he's in his seat when his song "I Drive Your Truck" is announced as one of the finalists in the Best Country Solo Performance category. The song also has a Grammy nod for Best Country Song, with the award in this category going to the songwriters. The 2014 Grammy Awards will air on January 26 at 8 PM on CBS.
Dolly Parton will kick off her "Blue Smoke World Tour" tomorrow with a show in Rancho Mirage, California. Then after the tour gets underway on Friday, Dolly will perform two shows in Nevada and a show in Arizona before heading overseas for a series of shows in New Zealand and Australia in February. After returning home from Australia and New Zealand, she will hit a few more markets in America before heading across the pond for June concerts in Europe as well as a return to the O2 Arena in London, the venue where Dolly recorded and filmed her gold certified DVD/CD set titled An Evening With…Dolly. This tour is the sequel to "The Better Day Tour," which traveled across Europe and Australia in 2011 and set attendance records on both continents. (Photo Courtesy: Webster & Associates, llc)
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by Christal Blue
posted Jan 22 2014 9:49AM
Ever since Garth Brooks made the announcement that he would return for a worldwide tour later this year, fans have been eager to find out where that tour would bring him. Now, the first part of that puzzle has been revealed as Garth recently appeared in Dublin, Ireland to announce that he would return to the country to give a very special performance. Brooks stood in the city's Croke Park, the site of his now legendary sell out concerts in 1997, and announced that he would be returning to that very same venue in July of this year for two very special performances. The shows, dubbed The Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event, will take place on July 25 and 26 and tickets will go on sale beginning January 30.
Carrie Underwood is joining the beauty products company Almay as their Global Brand Ambassador. As the new face and voice of Almay, Carrie will represent the full range of their beauty products, including the newest 2014 launches. She will also appear in global, multimedia campaigns crossing television, print, in-store, digital and social platforms. Carrie says that she's very impressed with Almay's range of products, which she uses in her daily life and professionally. Her first campaign with the company will debut this week and exclusive behind-the-scenes content from her campaigns will be available on Almay.com and Almay's social media channels throughout her partnership with company. (Photo courtesy of www.eonline.com)
At the age of just 24-years-old, Taylor Swift has already sold millions of records and become a household name around the world. But even while Swift is the focus of such international spotlight, she always stays true to herself and never lets the fame go to her head. Taylor tells Variety she has lot of goals, and one of them is to know when to stop. And with so many different paths still left for Taylor to follow in her career and her life, she hopes to remain cognizant of who she is and why she does what she does.
Reba has achieved so much in her career, but the albums sold and the awards she's won aren't the only things she's proud of; she also has her health. At the age of 58, Reba seems to be in the best shape of her life, and she credits having a good diet and exercise routine as the key factors in maintaining her vigor. Reba tells Parade that she exercises at least five times a week with stretching, Pilates, push-ups, planks, sit- ups, squats and light weights. But even when she doesn't hit the gym, Reba knows how to treat herself right. She says she take lots of vacations, she stays away from drama and stress. And if there was one unhealthy habit Reba had to cut back on, she says it would probably be her consumption of alcohol. She admits she loves a good Crown and 7.
by Christal Blue
posted Jan 21 2014 9:05AM
Through her savvy social media skills, Taylor Swift has accumulated more than 30 million Twitter followers. But even with so many fans to keep in the loop about her daily happenings, Swift makes sure that she doesn't spend an excessive amount of time on her smartphone. Taylor tells Teen Vogue she only tweets once every couple weeks. And the reason Taylor doesn't take over the Twitterverse with updates every five seconds is simple. She says if she did, all you’d see is pictures of her watching TV with her cat.
Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman has shown her culinary skills on the GAC cooking show Kimberly's Simply Southern, and now those skills are getting a little recognition. The 5th Annual Taste Awards were held in Los Angeles last week, and Schlapman took home the award for "Best Home Chef in a Series" during the ceremony. The annual award show honors the year's best in food, fashion and lifestyle programs on television, film, online and radio. Kimberly's Simply Southern is currently filming season 3 and will premiere on GAC this spring.
Kelly Clarkson revealed on Twitter yesterday that she and husband Brandon Blackstock are expecting a little girl later this year. “We just found out we're having a girl officially! I knew it! Only a girl could cause this much drama with all this vomiting ha!" she tweeted. (Photo Courtesy E! Online)
Before he got his record deal, ERIC PASLAY made a name for himself as a songwriter. A very successful songwriter. We're talking Rascal Flatts, Big & Rich, Jake Owen, the Eli Young Band and Love and Theft, to literally name a few. He's written so much music that he felt compelled to record some of it on his own. He says, there have been signs that he’s not meant to sing all the songs he’s written, and thank goodness, because he admits he’s written about 750 in the last eight years.