There’s a big coming out announcement planned for this week and it’s going to come from country star Chely Wright. There’s been a big buzz over the last week about a celebrity announcing he/she was gay on People magazine and now we know for sure. The 39-year old singer scored a number 1 country song back in 1999 with ‘Single White Female’. She was named Academy of Country Music’s new artist of the year as well. Chely is the first major country artist to ever come out. She has been romantically linked to a number of celebrities, including fellow country singer Brad Paisley.
The buzzing is that Jessica Simpson’s record label has dropped her, since her name is noticeably absent from the rosters of Columbia Nashville and Sony Music Nashville. OK! Magazine has apparently done some investigating and they are now reporting they called the receptionist at Jessica’s label who told them she has “come off the label.”
I remember reading when her country album first came out that it hit #1 on the charts! I was surprised and happy for her. So what the eff is going on? #1 on the charts to getting dropped from the label?
No official statements have been released… yet.
She is earning an income from her shoe, clothing, accessories, etc lines though!
Miley Cyrus strikes a pose at the 2009 Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand on tonight in Las Vegas.
She is wearing a stunning Monique Lhullier gown with a jeweled one-shoulder and bustline, Cole Haan sandals and H.Stern jewels.
During the ceremony, Miley performed her hit song “The Climb” from her upcoming film Hannah Montana The Movie, which debuts in theaters this Friday.
Here is a picture of her singing:
Taylor Swift is on the cover of the March 2009 of Rolling Stone.
The article’s caption reads, “The world’s biggest new pop star is a little bit country, a little bit rock & roll, and all control freak.”
Nashville’s little princess took to her blog to talk about how honored she is to be on the famed magazine’s cover. She said:
“I’m so excited, I can’t even stand it. It’s on news stands now, and I haven’t seen it yet because I’m in London, but I just can’t believe I get to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. Wow. This is crazy.”
I’m not loving her hairstyle for the cover photo as it’s normally so sleek and shiny, but whatever, she’s a talented girl and it’s nice to see she’s thrilled and excited to be recognized.
Jessica is on tour with Rascal Flatts and she opened the show on Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
During the concert, Jessica gave the women in the audience this little tidbit of advice:
“To any woman out there who is in an abusive relationship, let me tell you that each and every single woman, you can take your heart and run so far away and fall in love again, and that’s the reason I recorded this song called ‘Remember That’.”
Jessica also told the audience this bit of info:
“So I have to say that every time I’ve performed Madison Square Garden my pants have completely ripped in half because I’d go down and hit a note, so tonight I decided to wear a little, like ‘Scort,’ not a skirt, but it’s like shorts, just so they wouldn’t split, anyways!”
Hmm, if her ex-hubby Nick didn’t abuse her he needs to speak up! In light of the Chris/RiRi alleged assault recently, discussions about domestic violence are going to be going on much more. If she isn’t referring to Nick and she means someone else, who could it be, and if she means Nick, this kind of talk could ruin him because scandalous talk spreads like wild fire.
Jessica Simpson, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes and Julianne Hough took turns reading the nominees for the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in the Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. today.
I wonder how Jessica felt when the announcement was made that her boyfriend’s ex got nominated while she didn’t?
Entertainer of the Year nods went to: Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood.
Taylor Swift shared some of her thoughts and experiences about her previous relationships to Prom Magazine for their spring issue. She’s also the issue’s cover girl.
“I was 15 and the oldest out of all my friends to have not kissed a guy,” she tells the magazine. She went on to say that because her first kiss came later to her than the rest of her friends, she doesn’t hold back and writes what she thinks and feels:
“I like to write about boys and relationships, I write songs about the things that happen to me, because it helps me figure them out. Writing songs is like breathing for me.”
Swift used to date Joe Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers, but these days, one of her celebrity crushes is Gossip Girl’s Chace Crawford.
Wonder if he ever hears about this would his people get in contact with her people so that he could ask her out to make her dream come true?!
Taylor first topped the charts over Thanksgiving and is leading holiday sales over naughty girl Britney as well as Keyshia Cole, Jamie Foxx and Fall Out Boy’s albums.
Taylor’s Fearless held at No. 1 on sales of 330,000, per Nielsen SoundScan. Grammy-nominated Keyshia was just 8,000 behind with A Different Me, while Foxx’s Intuition at No. 3 (265,000), ahead of Brit’ Circus (196,000).
Pete Wentz and his fellow Fall Out Boys came in at third. Folie à Deux checked in at No. 8 with 150,000. The band topped the charts last year with Infinity on High.
Check Out Last Week’s Top 10 albums for the week ending Sunday:
1. Fearless, Taylor Swift
2. A Different Me, Keyshia Cole
3. Intuition, Jamie Foxx
4. Circus, Britney Spears
5. I Am…Sasha Fierce, Beyoncé
6. Dark Horse, Nickelback
7. Twilight soundtrack, various
8. Folie à Deux, Fall Out Boy
9. Black Ice, AC/DC
10. Now That’s What I Call Music! Vol. 29, various
CosmoGirl announced last month that it was folding and they have chosen Taylor Swift as their cover girl for their December/January double issue.
Taylor won the title of Favorite Female Country Artist last night at the AMAs and now she is featured on the cover as well as a five-page spread. She also wins the coveted lead position in the magazine’s annual Born To Lead honors section. Taylor was photographed for the article in New York’s Central Park.
Taylor Swift: Insider Special Edition, a special episode of CMT Insider, premieres this Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, at 10AM ET. She will also make an appearance on The Tonight Show on December 5th for a performance and interview.
On October 14, Elvis Presley fans will be able to buy a new holiday album called: Elvis Presley Christmas Duets.
With the magic of modern technology, the disc will feature Presley’s voice along with some of today’s top artists including Carrie Underwood, Olivia Newton-John, Martina McBride, Anne Murray and Renée Martel.
The Sony BMG project had total approval from Presley’s widow, Priscilla Presley. She had this to say:
“We are so pleased that these accomplished artists are collaborating with Elvis in this unique way to make exciting new versions of his Christmas songs. I am sure Elvis would be proud to have worked with them.”
Despite only having ever recorded 20 Christmas songs during his lifetime, Elvis Presley continues to sell more holiday albums than any other artist. In the United States alone, the King has sold more than 25 million copies… which is why he is still referred to as ‘the king’
Below is the complete list of the songs included on Elvis Presley Christmas Duets:
1. Blue Christmas with Martina McBride
2. I’ll Be Home For Christmas with Carrie Underwood
3. Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) with LeAnn Rimes
4. Santa Clause Is Back In Town with Wynonna Judd
5. Silent Night with Sara Evans
6. White Christmas with Amy Grant
7. Merry Christmas Baby with Gretchen Wilson
8. O Little Town Of Bethlehem with Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town
9. Silver Bells with Anne Murray
10. O Come, All Ye Faithful with Olivia Newton-John
11. On A Snowy Christmas Night with Renée Martel** (Canadian Bonus track)
Bonus Tracks (these songs have been specially remixed and mastered with new instrumentation)
12. The First Noel (2008)* Elvis Presley
13. If I Get Home On Christmas Day (2008)* Elvis Presley
14. Winter Wonderland (2008)* Elvis Presley