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Florida Georgia Line Talks Country Music's 'New Sound' After Nabbing Four CMA Award Nominations

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 3:59 PM

Country music is undoubtedly experiencing a shake-up, with artists continuing to push the envelope and challenge old-school norms with new sounds and cross-genre collaborations. Perhaps no duo has embraced this shift more than Florida Georgia Line, whose summer party anthem remix, “Cruise” featuring Nelly has sold over 5.5 million downloads.

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CMA Awards 2013: Full Nominees List Revealed

(21) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 12:22 PM

The Country Music Association has announced the final list of nominees for the 2013 CMA Awards, to be hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley for the 6th consecutive year.

Sheryl Crow and Florida Georgia Line announced five categories live on "Good Morning America" Tuesday morning,...

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Luke Bryan Laughs Off Country Music Stereotypes, Talks Growing Popularity Of Genre

(133) Comments | Posted August 16, 2013 | 2:47 PM

Luke Bryan hasn't slowed down since winning the Academy of Country Music's Entertainer of the Year award in April. In fact, "Crash My Party" (released Aug. 13), is predicted to be one of this year's top-selling country albums. To heighten the excitement, Bryan kicked off the release with...

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Kevin Michael Connolly's Bilateral Amelia: 'Armed & Ready' Star Opens Up About Living Without Legs

(9) Comments | Posted March 12, 2013 | 4:30 PM

For Kevin Michael Connolly, shattering people's expectations has become a hobby. Born with a condition called bilateral amelia, the legless X Games silver medalist-turned-TV star refuses to let his condition slow him down.

"I've always had to solve my challenges one step at a time, one...

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Winter's Hottest Celebrity Bikini Bodies: Stars Hit The Beach As The Weather Warms Up (PHOTOS)

(30) Comments | Posted March 9, 2013 | 7:00 AM

Wait, so winter is not the season to forgo the gym, splurge on snacks and go an extra day (or five) without shaving your legs?

In this last week alone, Anna Kendrick decided to bring sexy back, Maria Menounos seduced us on a diving board and...

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Hollywood And Obama: Celebrities Tweet Reactions To 2013 State Of The Union Speech

(12) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 8:09 AM

Each year the president’s State of the Union speech, and the opposition response that follows it, ignites a national conversation. On Tuesday, the topics discussed by President Obama as well as Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who goes by the Twitter handle @marcorubio, drew more than 1.36 million tweets, many of...

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Jewel Talks 'Greatest Hits' Album, Homelessness, And The $39.99 Sundress That Redefined Her Life

(31) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 1:29 PM

At 38, Jewel has plenty of life experience to draw from. But the four-time Grammy award nominee still remembers a time when she was just a struggling teenager, convinced she "was going to end up in [her] car again."

Performing in New York City on Tuesday to celebrate the...

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Ginnifer Goodwin Talks Hygiene, Beauty Routines And Her Onscreen Characters For HuffPost's #nofilter

(34) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 7:03 AM

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's easy to forget that stars are real people. That's why HuffPost Celebrity decided to launch its all-new #nofilter quick-fire question and answer series. Because how well do you...

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Blake Lively Talks Red Carpet Style, Shares Tips For Looking Glamorous For HuffPost's #nofilter

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2013 | 7:59 AM

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's easy to forget that stars are real people. That's why HuffPost Celebrity decided to launch its all-new #nofilter quick-fire question and answer series. Because how well do you...

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24 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Related (PHOTOS)

(177) Comments | Posted January 25, 2013 | 11:32 AM

There is no denying that talent runs deep in many of Hollywood's most famous family dynasties. From the Baldwins and the Barrymores, to the Stillers and the Smiths, it seems some of the most beloved actors and actresses often produce stars of their own. Here are 24 celebrities you'll be...

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Sheryl Crow, Lance Armstrong: Singer ‘Was In The Room' When Armstrong Asked Teammate to Cover-Up Doping (REPORT) (UPDATED)

(1336) Comments | Posted January 21, 2013 | 10:41 AM

Cyclist Lance Armstrong recently came forward to Oprah, detailing his use of performance-enhancing drugs, the way in which he bullied those who sought to reveal the truth and how he came clean to his 13-year-old son, Luke, about his decade-old secret.

Despite the lengthy interview, Armstrong made no...

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Janis Joplin Photos: Late Singer Would Have Turned 70 Today

(106) Comments | Posted January 19, 2013 | 8:00 AM

Considered one of the best rock musicians of all time, Janis Joplin has been the subject of countless movies, books and songs since her death on Oct. 4, 1970.

Despite her tragically short-lived career -- she died at 27 -- Joplin influenced music greats such as Florence Welch...

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12 Celebrities Who Had A Worse Year Than You (PHOTOS)

(26) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 7:07 AM

We all have bad days -- times when we lose our temper, our perspective, even our minds. But with the top publicists on speed dial, one would hope for a certain amount of discipline and restraint from Hollywood's heavyweights. Below is a roundup of stars who had a rough 2012...

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Kevin Jonas & Danielle Deleasa Address Pesky Baby Rumors, Talk Marriage For HuffPost's #nofilter

(6) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 11:30 AM

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's easy to forget that stars are real people. That's why HuffPost Celebrity decided to launch its all-new #nofilter quick-fire question and answer series. Because how well do you...

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Melissa Joan Hart Talks Family, Her Beloved '90s Sitcom Characters For HuffPost's #nofilter

(50) Comments | Posted December 14, 2012 | 2:55 PM

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's easy to forget that stars are real people. That's why HuffPost Celebrity decided to launch its all-new #nofilter quick-fire question and answer series. Because how well do you...

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Lisa Ling 'Our America': Journalist Talks Pregnancy, Gets Candid For HuffPost's #nofilter

(1252) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 3:26 PM

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's easy to forget that stars are real people. That's why HuffPost Celebrity decided to launch its all-new #nofilter quick-fire question and answer series. Because how well do you...

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9 Celebrity Confessions Of Poor Hygiene (PHOTOS)

(899) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 10:43 AM

We, of course, can admit that we demand a lot from celebrities. But is cleanliness too much to ask? We didn't think so either! So imagine our dismay when we found out that a few of our favorite Hollywood heartthrobs have been (sigh) stinking up the set! Here are 9...

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Celebrities Crying: Stars Make Their Best Ugly Cry Face (PHOTOS)

(45) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 3:20 PM

OK -- so we all look pretty repulsive when we cry.

From Lauren Conrad's infamous single black tear (waterproof mascara, people!) to Kristen Bell's sloth-induced panic attack, it seems even Tinsletown has it's fair share of weepers.

Now will somebody hand these 23 celebrities a tissue:

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Giuliana Rancic Talks Texting At The Movie Theater, Dental Hygiene For HuffPost's #nofilter

(17) Comments | Posted December 10, 2012 | 2:20 PM

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's easy to forget that stars are real people. That's why HuffPost Celebrity decided to launch its all-new #nofilter quick-fire question and answer series. Because how well do you...

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Best Celebrity Bikini Bodies Of 2012: Stars Hit The Beach (PHOTOS)

(266) Comments | Posted December 7, 2012 | 6:58 AM

Fine, we'll admit it: If we looked like the stars who rule Hollywood, we'd have no problem walking the beaches leaving little (ok, nothing) to the imagination.

From Maria Menounos and Lea Michele to Rachel Bilson and Julianne Hough, many celebs spent 2012 soaking up the rays in style.

So...

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