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The Wildest, Most Daring Outfits Stars Wore to the 2017 Cma Awards

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The Wildest, Most Daring Outfits Stars Wore to the 2017 Cma Awards
Last night’s Cma Awards red carpet brought us plenty of glitz, sparkle and glam from some of the biggest stars in country music, but it wouldn’t be a proper awards show without taking a moment to acknowledge some of the boldest style statements of the evening. Besides 10-time host Carrie Underwood‘s head-turning 11 (yes, 11!) outfit changes throughout the evening, there were plenty of other stars that deserve some recognition for their truly, well, statement-making ensembles.

See below for our picks for the wildest, boldest and most daring red carpet looks of this year’s Cma Awards!

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'#StillTheSame!' Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush Reunite at Cma Awards - and Tease New Music

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'#StillTheSame!' Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush Reunite at Cma Awards - and Tease New Music
Is a new Sugarland album in the near future?

The thought definitely occurred to many of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush‘s fans Wednesday night, when the country duo — who has not released new music together for more than five years — took the stage at the 2017 Cma Awards to present the prize for vocal duo of the year to Brothers Osborne.

“Well funny seeing you here,” Nettles said to Bush, to which the 47-year-old replied, “It feels like we’ve been here before, right?”

Related: Jennifer Nettles Reinvents Wicked’s “No Good Deed” in #OutOfOz Studio Sessions Turn

“That’s true.
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Watch: Dolly Parton Recalls How Her Mother Sewed Her Toes Back on

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Watch: Dolly Parton Recalls How Her Mother Sewed Her Toes Back on
Before planting her feet firmly in the country music scene, Dolly Parton almost toe-tally lost a part of her foot.

The legendary singer/songwriter, 71, recalled a childhood accident during her appearance on the Dr. Oz Show, which airs Thursday.

“I was probably about six or seven. I had jumped across the fence onto a broken mason jar and cut three of my toes, just my little toes on my right foot, almost off and they were just kind of hanging there,” Parton told host Dr. Mehmet Oz.

If that was not horrific enough, the country legends family did not have
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Corbin Bleu To Host 2017 Looking Ahead Awards

The Actors Fund announced today that stage and screen star Corbin Bleu will host the 2017 Looking Ahead Awards on Tuesday, December 5 at Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.

Tickets are now on sale at www.actorsfund.org/LookingAheadAwards.

The Looking Ahead Awards gala celebrates leaders in the current and former young performer community who inspire the world by living the Looking Ahead Program’s core values of growth, education, leadership and community service. Five awards will be presented including the Elizabeth Taylor Award for Social Awareness to the youth cast of NBC’s hit series “This Is Us.” The award is presented annually to the youth cast of a current TV show that is raising awareness about important societal issues though their roles. Additional honorees will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Looking Ahead Program was created in 2003 in partnership with SAG-aftra to work with youth between the ages of 9 and 18, helping them develop the values,
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Bell Media Rings In ‘The Launch’; Dynamic, Nexiko Team For ‘The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules’ – Mipcom Briefs

Bell Media is bringing music format The Launch to Mipcom with Jane Rimer repping the new series. In partnership with Scott Borchetta, President and CEO of Big Machine Label Group, the series is a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to break a new artist and bring a song to life. Originally created for Canada’s CTV, the first six-part season kicks off in early 2018 with Shania Twain, Boy George, Fergie, Alessia Cara, Nikki Sixx, Julia Michaels and Jennifer Nettles all…
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Mipcom: Canadian Telco Bell Media Announces Innovative Music Competition Series ‘The Launch’

Cannes — Bell Media has announced its next major venture into original content, an ambitious music competition series titled “The Launch.” The innovative music competition series is a result of the combined efforts of Bell Media and Scott Borchetta, President and CEO of Big Machine Label Group.

In addition to being the nation’s largest telecom, Bell Media is among Canada’s leading content creators. The company also maintains assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. The company owns 30 TV stations, headed by CTV, Canada’s highest-rated network.

Bell Media maintains it intends to reinvent the music TV series genre with an “authentic, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to break a new artist and bring a song to life.” To advance their efforts, the producers have enlisted the help of music stars such as Shania Twain, Fergie, Boy George, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, Alessia Cara, Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe, Julia Michaels, [link
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The $100,000 Pyramid: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on ABC?

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Vulture Watch How long will this game show remain in the Winners' Circle? Has The $100,000 Pyramid TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The $100,000 Pyramid season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? A game show airing on the ABC television network, The $100,000 Pyramid features celebrities who partner with contestants and play word games to compete for large cash prizes. Celebrities appearing in the second season on ABC include: Ken Jeong, Dave Foley, Cam Newton, Brandon Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Jennifer Nettles, Margaret Cho, Michael Rapapport, Wendie Malick, Jesse Palmer, Dr. Mehmet Oz,
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The $100,000 Pyramid: Season Two Ratings

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Over the decades, several versions of Pyramid have found success in syndication, but last year, the Alphabet Network revived the series The $100,000 Pyramid TV show in primetime. As a summer series the new Pyramid, hosted by Michael Strahan, did well enough in the ratings to score a second season renewal. Can they repeat, or even built upon its success? Will The $100,000 Pyramid TV show be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. On The $100,000 Pyramid, celebrities partner with contestants and play word games to compete for large cash prizes. Celebrities appearing in the second season on ABC include: Ken Jeong, Dave Foley, Cam Newton, Brandon Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Jennifer Nettles, Margaret Cho, Michael Rapapport, Wendie Malick, Jesse Palmer, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Retta, Bobby Moynihan, Debi Mazar, Sasheer Zamata, David Arquette, and RuPaul.  Also competing are Justin
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Boy George, Motley Crue Member Join Canadian TV Singing Competition as Mentors

Boy George, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and Canadian songstress Alessia Cara have boarded Scott Borchetta's TV singing competition series as mentors.

The Launch, a six-part talent search series that sees unsigned musicians battle to create the next chart-topping song, is being shot in Toronto.

Other songwriters and producers set to help create original songs for the reality TV series include Issues singer and songwriter Julia Michaels, Sugarland co-founder Jennifer Nettles, "Wrecking Ball" songwriter Stephan Moccio and producer and songwriters busbee, Ian Kirkpatrick and Dann Huff.

They join previously announced mentors including OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, Shania Twain and Fergie. In...
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Reba McEntire Ready to Bring 'Heartfelt Emotion' as New Host of Cma Country Christmas Special

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Reba McEntire Ready to Bring 'Heartfelt Emotion' as New Host of Cma Country Christmas Special
Christmas has come extra early for Reba McEntire this year: She has just been gifted with hosting duties for ABC’s annual “Cma Country Christmas,” which will air Nov. 27.

Taking over the reins from Jennifer Nettles, who has served as host for the past seven years, McEntire says she knows “it will be hard to fill her shoes.” But of course the 62-year-old Hall of Famer is hardly a novice in this role, having hosted or co-hosted the Acm Awards a record 17 times.

The Christmas show will be taped for the third year in a row at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House,
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Watch: Jennifer Nettles Reinvents Wicked's 'No Good Deed' in #OutOfOz Studio Sessions Turn

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She’s not in Nashville anymore, Toto!

After a string of starring roles in musicals like Chicago and Mamma Mia!, Country superstar Jennifer Nettles is joining the ranks of stars reinventing songs from the hit musical Wicked — appearing in the show’s #OutOfOz: Wicked Studio Sessions video series.

People has the first look at the 43-year-old Grammy winner’s take on “No Good Deed,” one of two tunes Nettles tackles in the popular YouTube show — which has seen Wicked alums like Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit and more take a new stab at Stephen Schwartz’s songs.

For Nettles,
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Jennifer Nettles Releases New Song ‘King of the City’ in Honor of 9/11 Anniversary

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Jennifer Nettles Releases New Song ‘King of the City’ in Honor of 9/11 Anniversary
Jennifer Nettles has released a powerful new song.

On Friday the Grammy winner released “King of the City,” a song about a window washer who lost his life during the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.

“I want to humanize the immigrant story as an American story, and allow people a different narrative from what they might be seeing on the news or in their communities,” Nettles tells Rolling Stone.

Related Video: Exclusive: Jennifer Nettles in Chicago

“The places I want to address are places of pain, to say, ‘Where does it hurt? Let’s talk about
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Jennifer Nettles Releases 9/11 Tribute Song "King of the City"

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Jennifer Nettles Releases 9/11 Tribute Song
Jennifer Nettles is paying her respects ahead of the sixteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. On Friday, the 42-year-old singer-songwriter released the song "King of the City," inspired by the tale of an immigrant window washer who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. "That day in September / I'll always remember / Started out just like the rest / I was floor 26 when the first plane hit / And I still feel that sound in my chest," Nettles sings in one of the verses. "It's true I wasn't born here / But my heart is sworn here / To hold up your dreams with my own / That day on my porch / I made it to church / And I prayed for each soul to fly home." "King of the...
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The $100,000 Pyramid: Season Two Ratings

Over the decades, several versions of Pyramid have found success in syndication, but last year, the Alphabet Network revived the series The $100,000 Pyramid TV show in primetime. As a summer series the new Pyramid, hosted by Michael Strahan, did well enough in the ratings to score a second season renewal. Can they repeat, or even built upon its success? Will The $100,000 Pyramid TV show be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. On The $100,000 Pyramid, celebrities partner with contestants and play word games to compete for large cash prizes. Celebrities appearing in the second season on ABC include: Ken Jeong, Dave Foley, Cam Newton, Brandon Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Jennifer Nettles, Margaret Cho, Michael Rapapport, Wendie Malick, Jesse Palmer, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Retta, Bobby Moynihan, Debi Mazar, Sasheer Zamata, David Arquette, and RuPaul.  Also competing are Justin
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From ‘Feud’ to ‘The Wizard of Lies,’ Emmy is Having a Love Affair with True Stories

From ‘Feud’ to ‘The Wizard of Lies,’ Emmy is Having a Love Affair with True Stories
Hollywood’s interest in adapting true stories to the big and small screen is a tale as old as the industry. But in recent years the trend of gravitating toward stories more deeply rooted in reality has grown, especially when it comes to award recognition. In 2016, three out of the 10 Emmy nominees in the categories of limited series and TV movies were projects based on real people, but this year the number almost doubled.

“These stories of real people are even more poignant right now in a literal and figurative challenging time,” says Jennifer Nettles, who inhabited Avie Lee Parton for “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love.” “I think these true people and what they are going through that seems challenging or so far out of reach, maybe they’re more accessible than we think. They give us an opportunity to hope.”

Typically when actors begin character work for new projects, they
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The $100,000 Pyramid: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on ABC?

Vulture Watch How long will this game show remain in the Winners' Circle? Has The $100,000 Pyramid TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The $100,000 Pyramid season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? A game show airing on the ABC television network, The $100,000 Pyramid features celebrities who partner with contestants and play word games to compete for large cash prizes. Celebrities appearing in the second season on ABC include: Ken Jeong, Dave Foley, Cam Newton, Brandon Marshall, Tom Bergeron, Jennifer Nettles, Margaret Cho, Michael Rapapport, Wendie Malick, Jesse Palmer, Dr. Mehmet Oz,
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Star Sightings: Kristen Bell & Gal Gadot Party With a Conscience, Jessica Simpson Celebrates Her B-Day and More!

Leave it to celebs like Kristen Bell and Gal Gadot to party with a conscience!

The lovely ladies mingled with fellow actress like Lizzy Caplan, Cat Deeley, Camilla Belle and Emmy Rossum at an exclusive garden party in Los Angeles hosted by n:Philanthropy with fellow conscience brands nyakio and Fashionable. The famous guests snacked on Pure Growth Organic and drank Rethink Water and Viva Xxxii while enjoying a gorgeous sunny SoCal day on a spacious patio.

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Exclusive: Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell and More Celebrate Their Pups and the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace

After sharing a cheeky topless pic to ring in her 37th birthday on July 10, Jessica Simpson enjoyed dinner at rooftop restaurant Catch La with her husband, Eric Johnson; sister Ashlee Simpson-Ross and her husband, Evan Ross; Bff Cacee Cobb and her husband, Donald Faison; and pal Adrienne Sands. Following birthday toasts from Johnson and Simpson's family, Cobb presented
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Musicians Mourn Chris Cornell's Tragic Death

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Musicians Mourn Chris Cornell's Tragic Death
In what came as shocking news for almost everyone, popular rocker and musician Chris Cornell passed away suddenly yesterday. Best known as the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, the man was only 52-years-old at the time of his death. No cause for his sudden passing has been given at this time. Over the past 12 hours, many of his friends and peers in the music business have gathered on Twitter to pay their respects.

Earlier this morning, the Detroit Police issued a statement to ABC News that the singer may have committed suicide. His death is now being investigated as such. Officer Jennifer Moreno has informed ABC News that Cornell was found at midnight. He was inside his hotel room at the MGM Grand in Detroit, where he had just been checked in on by a family friend. Moreno does go onto state that the investigative team have found signs
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Gavin Rossdale and More Stars Pay Tribute to Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell

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Gavin Rossdale and More Stars Pay Tribute to Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell
The music world is mourning the sudden death of Chris Cornell.

Cornell, who first gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later the band Audioslave, was found dead Wednesday night at MGM Grand Detroit following his performance, Detroit police have confirmed to People.

Cornell’s rep, Brian Bumbery, called the singer’s passing “sudden and unexpected,” according to Associated Press. The rocker was currently on tour and the rep said his family was shocked by his passing. Hours before his death, Cornell performed with Soundgarden at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, which he tweeted about early Wednesday.

Soundgarden
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Country Star Jennifer Nettles Breaks Rib After Falling Off Stage

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Jennifer Nettles first stage fall ended with a trip to the hospital. Related: Jennifer Nettles Says ‘Motherhood Is Not For Sissies’ Nettles, 42, had never suffered a fall off stage in her two decade-plus career prior to an incident in New York City on Thursday, May 4. The “Unlove You” singer was performing at a […]
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