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A THG favorite celebrates a milestone birthday today.
Yes, folks, former American Idol winner and current win-pretty-much-every-awards-on-the-planet superstar Carrie Underwood is now 30 years old!
The gorgeous singer is as talented and respected as anyone in the business, despite a recently rumored feud with Taylor Swift.
She’s married to a hockey player, she blows us away with every live performance and she isn’t going anywhere for a very long time. Thank goodness!
In the star’s honor, click through the following montage of Carrie Underwood photos now:
Is there any doubt now that James Durbin is a rock star?
The American Idol finalist started his Elton John cover (of “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting”) in the crowd last night, eventually making his way on to the stage, belting out the lyrics – and leaping off the piano just as it caught fire.
A bit of a gimmick? Sure. But entertaining and unexpected, as well.
Randy actually summed James up well with the following critique after the quasi rock concert: “You enjoy yourself; that’s the greatest thing about any performer performing.”More >
Judge Judy was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Wednesday after the TV judge complained of abdominal pains.
Judge Judy, who’s real name is Judith Sheindlin was working at her Los Angeles TV studios when she began to feel nauseous and started experiencing “intestinal discomfort.”
Paramedics were immediately called and she is staying overnight at the hospital so further tests can be run and so she can be observed by professional staff.
The judge released the following statement:
“I’m really fine. I wanted to go back to work this afternoon. I’m exhausted. I’m just tired.”
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Beyonce has severed ties with her father. On a strictly professional basis, that is.
Matthew Knowles will no longer manage his daughter’s career, a move Beyonce explained via the following statement:
“I’ve only parted ways with my father on a business level. He is my father for life and I love my dad dearly. I am grateful for everything he has taught me. I grew up watching both he and my mother manage and own their own businesses. They were hard-working entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps.”
Matthew, who helped launch Destiny’s Child with his daughter at theMore >
Our latest edition of The Pulse highlights one death, one marriage, one major piece of casting news and one return to the spotlight.
Indeed, the happiest day of Reese Witherspoon’s life was followed by the saddest day in the lives of anyone who knew BET personality DJ Megatron. He was shot to death early this morning in Staten Island.
Elsewhere, Amy Adams will go from Oscar nominee to comic book heroine, while Britney Spears helped promote the release of her new album with an ABC-sponsored concert in San Francisco over the weekend. Check out photos from it now and get caught up on allMore >
The most successful, buzzed-about singer in all of music turns 25 today. The only question: how will Lady Gaga celebrate?
This star has been among the leading voices across the world, urging to donate money to victims of the Japanese earthquake. She’s also an outspoken supporter of gay rights and… a country artist? Occasionally!
Love Lady Gaga or hate her gimmick, there’s no debate over the impact this artist has had on the industry. Send in your birthday wishes today and then check out the following tribute/photo montage…
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard get married at some point? We haven’t heard about it, but the Parenthood star was referred to as her husband last night.
Bell Tweeted the following with a photo of Dax: “My adorable husband, @daxshepard1 voting 4 his favorite american idol. Over and over again.”
Husband or fiance, here’s Shepard doing just that. You don’t call someone that if you’re not really married, right? Well, besides on Grey’s Anatomy?
We’d have to guess not. So, congratulations to them both, maybe! In other news, Dax is apparently a card-carrying member of Team Pia Toscano:
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Make it your own. Do something unique. Put a fresh twist on it.
How often have we heard American Idol judges utter these words to contestants over the years? Considering such requests, Naima Adedapo put on one of the most impressive performance of last night with “Dancing in the Streets.”
She incorporated horns and percussion instruments and broke it down at one point with her own style of moving and shaking. There was a tribal element to the rendition, helping it stand out and leading to the following critique from Randy:
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During a tour stop in Manchester, England last week, Willow Smith was greeted by a surprise guest and an unexpected request: more cowbell!
Indeed, Justin Bieber jumped up on stage during a rendition of “Whip My Hair,” pounding this unusual instrument and getting into it like Will Ferrell in arguably the greatest Saturday Night Live sketch in history.
Jaden Smith also joined in the fun, which led the following Tweet from Willow: “My big brother’s Justin and Jaden pranked me on stage tonight…#payback!!!” (Willow is opening for Justin on the European leg of his tour.)
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First, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, Water for Elephants.
On the same day we were treated to our first sneak peek at the final installment of everyone’s favorite boy wizard, Robert Pattinson appeared on MTV and provided the online universe with a clip of his upcoming drama.
Joking that he only acts alongside “hot” girls, Robert then introduced the following sneak peek. Water for Elephants opens on April 22.
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Speaking on the final installment of the Harry Potter franchise, Rupert Grint said this week: “The reason they’re on this journey is much bigger than any one of them. It has to come to a head at some point.”
And come to a head it does on July 15, when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 premieres.
In the following sneak peek, we see Hogwarts bursting into flames, along with Harry and Voldemort going wand-to-wand. We also hear these words from Grint’s Ron: “This is it, really. This is the end of the line.”
How will it all end? We’ll find out this summer. Check out a couple clipsMore >
With numerous music industry heavyweight expressing their condolences today over Nate Dogg’s passing, it’s been revealed that one of this season’s American Idol favorites knew the hip hop legend personally.
In 2007, Jacob Lusk landed the lead singing role for “InNate Praise,” a gospel group formed by the Dogg. This kicked off a close friendship between the singers, as they performed at churches around Los Angeles.
In the following video. Lusk and Nate are among multiple people hanging out at the latter’s studio.
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Want an early look at Kim Kardashian’s wedding to Kris Humphries? You won’t get it in this week’s issue of OK!.
Despite proclamations of a KARDSHIAN EXCLUSIVE and a headline that screams KIM’S DREAM WEDDING, juxtaposed over what appears to be a wedding portrait, the following anonymous quote is the extent of this tabloid’s in-depth coverage on this imaginary story:
“Kim falls fast and hard, and this time is no exception. Kris makes her laugh, gives her confidence, makes her smile… Plus, with Kris, things are different. He knew what he was getting himself into, and he says that Kim isMore >
Now, Demi Lovato is the latest star to get newly inked.
In the following video, the recently-rehabbed singer talks about the basis behind her wrist tattoo, pointing to her fans and the outpouring of love they’ve shown her over the last few months.
Referring to tattoos that read “Stay” and “Strong,” Lovato says they are “something that my fans actually were drawing on their wrists while I was still in treatment… so I wanted to show you guys that I will never forget the support that you gave me.”
Kim Kardashian is an absolute bore. Seriously, did you see this week’s episode of Kourtney & Kim Take New York?
But say this about the reality star… ummm… well… let’s see… she knows how to use Twitter!
Kim got her “ganster on” at Eva Longoria’s birthday party Saturday night, attending the 1920s-themed bash and posing with fellow attendees such as Heidi Klum.
She Tweeted the following photos from the event, so she could continue to make millions off followers who somehow don’t understand that they are nothing but a dollar sign to her give us a taste of the atmosphere:
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