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Carrie Underwood takes video of year at CMT Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Carrie Underwood's awesome week got off to a roaring start at the CMT Music Awards. Underwood won top honor video of the year Wednesday night for "Blown Away," capping the evening with an emotional tribute to Oklahoma tornado victims before taking the fan-voted award for the second year in a row. Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line were the night's top winners with two awards apiece. "The good Lord has been very good to me - well, to all of us in this room - Read more [...]

Diane Paulus, the green thumb of Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) -- If Broadway musicals were gardens, their directors would be the gardeners. And right now, Diane Paulus is the gardener with one of the greenest thumbs in the business. Specifically, Paulus, director of the crackling, high-energy revival of "Pippin," has a knack for reviving musicals, getting them to the Great White Way and then, whoosh - to the awards podium. Her last two revivals, "Hair" and "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," both won Tonys for best musical revival. And "Pippin" Read more [...]

Bad behavior on reality TV is tested path to fame

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona restaurateur Amy Bouzaglo became an instant Internet celebrity last month after demonstrating an impressively short temper on a reality TV show that helps reform struggling businesses. The episode of "Kitchen Nightmares" drew more than a million viewers on YouTube, and Bouzaglo's vitriolic rants became popular fodder on Twitter and Facebook. So it should surprise no one that her next step was to announce she was shopping around her own reality TV show. These days, Read more [...]

Kate Winslet expecting a baby with new husband

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kate Winslet is going to be a mom again. A representative for the 37-year-old Oscar winner confirms Winslet and husband Ned Rocknroll are expecting a child. People.com first reported the pregnancy Tuesday. Winslet has two children from her two previous marriages: 12-year-old Mia, whose father is director Jim Threapleton, and 9-year-old Joe, the son of director Sam Mendes. Winslet and Rocknroll were married in December. Rocknroll is the nephew of entrepreneur Richard Branson. Read more [...]
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