Watch Glen Campbell Perform Songs from His Farewell Album, ‘Ghost on the Canvas’ [VIDEO]
When Glen Campbell announced his Alzheimer’s diagnosis earlier this year, it served for many as a poignant reminder of the fragility of the human condition and the fleeting nature of our time on Earth. His honesty regarding his condition, and his decision to bid farewell to his fans with a final album and tour, have been an inspiration to countless fans. Campbell stopped by the Sirius XM studios r
Peanut Butter Price Hike Could Make Things Sticky for Consumers
Peanut butter has been a staple for frugal food lovers for years, but a looming price increase could make it more of a luxury item before the end of the year. Facing shortages after a dismal peanut harvest, producers have begun implementing steep price hikes, and consumers will start feeling the pinch this week — adding to a general rise in the cost of food throughout 2011.
Scarlett Johansson Was Too Sexy for ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’
Before Rooney Mara landed the lead in David Fincher’s ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,’ a long list of actresses were rumored for the part, including Ellen Page, Natalie Portman, Emma Watson and Scarlett Johansson. According to Fincher, it was Scarlett who came closest to winning the coveted role of vengeance-seeking vigilante Lisbeth Salander — but in the end, she was just too darn sexy. Read M
Five Things ‘The Simpsons’ Predicted
After more than 20 years and nearly 500 episodes, the Simpsons have seen and done just about anything you can think of (much to the chagrin of the ‘South Park’ kids). In fact, in their ongoing quest to make fun of anything and everything, our favorite Springfield residents have occasionally managed to predict the future. Here are just a few surprising examples.
Steel Magnolia’s Meghan Linsey Says Struggling Made Them a Stronger Act
When the members of Steel Magnolia agreed to join Reba McEntire on her All the Women I Am tour, they certainly didn’t count on vocalist Meghan Linsey having to handle the microphone alone while her partner, Joshua Scott Jones, entered rehab to deal with alcohol and substance abuse issues. But as Linsey made clear in a recent interview, she and Jones are no strangers to struggle — and her long-stan
Neal McCoy Is ‘So Excited’ About His Upcoming Albums
Neal McCoy is busier than ever as he nears the quarter-century mark of his recording career. The next few months will see a flurry of activity from the veteran country star, including a live CD/DVD project and his 12th studio album, ‘XII,’ which was co-produced by his famous friends Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.
Keith Urban Goes Shirtless on ‘Ellen’, Debuts New Single [VIDEOS]
Keith Urban went all out while visiting ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to promote his new men’s fragrance and treat fans to a performance of his latest single. During a tongue-in-cheek “commercial” with the talk show host, the singer gave her the shirt off his back — literally.
Dierks Bentley Comes ‘Home’ to Country Music in New Album [AUDIO]
For a guy who’s on the road as much as Dierks Bentley, naming a song ‘Home‘ could be seen as a sort of wistfully ironic joke. But in the case of Bentley’s latest single, currently hovering outside the Top 40 at country radio, the title ‘Home’ has more than one meaning. “I think that title of that song is special to me because I’m coming home to country music,” he told CMT during a recent interview
The Band Perry’s ‘If I Die Young’ Goes Triple Platinum
A year ago, the Band Perry was just another young country trio with a brand new album and a bunch of big dreams to its name. Things have certainly changed for the Perry siblings — not only do they stand to win as many as five CMA Awards next month, but they’ve sold nearly a million copies of their full-length debut. And the numbers for their signature hit single, ‘If I Die Young,’ are even more im
Sugarland Set to Return to Indiana for Free Show Following Deadly Stage Collapse
The last time they scheduled a show in Indiana, Sugarland made headlines for all the wrong reasons, suffering a horrific stage collapse that claimed the lives of seven concertgoers and injured more than 40 others. At the time, they promised they’d be back to perform a free show — and now they’re making good on that promise by adding a new show.
Faith Hill to Perform New Song, ‘Come Home,’ at CMA Awards
For Faith Hill fans, it’s been a long four-year wait for new material. Her most recent recordings are a pair of songs (‘Lost’ and ‘Red Umbrella’) she included with her 2007 compilation ‘The Hits.’ In the meantime, Hill’s kept a relatively low profile as she works on the follow-up to 2005′s ‘Fireflies’ — but it sounds like she might finally be ready to break her silence.
Brad Paisley Helps ‘Sesame Street’ Fight Childhood Hunger [VIDEO]
Brad Paisley visited more than 30 cities on his 2011 world tour and he’s gearing up to hit the road next year for a string of dates with Scotty McCreery, but he couldn’t say no when he was recently asked to do an extra bit of traveling – to Sesame Street. He and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams Paisley, appeared as part of an upcoming prime time special dedicated to helping fight childhood hung