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  • ACM Awards: After big win, Taylor Swift shouts out to missing date

     
    ACM Awards: Taylor Swift shouts out to her missing date, Kevin McGuire, after her big win. Taylor Swift may have gone alone to the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, but she made sure Kevin McGuire was with her on stage anyway when she...
  • Taylor Swift's absentee awards show date is cancer patient

     
    Taylor Swift's missing date at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards show is leukemia patient Kevin McGuire. The 18-year-old football player from New Jersey was too ill from chemotherapy and unable to accept Taylor Swift's invitation to be her date...
  • TV ratings: Country awards rock Sunday

    Fast National ratings for Sunday, April 5, 2009 With ABC running a slate of repeats Sunday night, CBS' broadcast of the Academy of Country Music Awards had little competition for the top spot in the ratings. CBS averaged an 8.6 rating/14 share for the...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'

    Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'
    This summer, programmers at Go Country 105 radio in Los Angeles unveiled a new single called "Country Strong" and asked listeners to guess who was the twangy alto belting out lines about how she's "hard to break, like the ground I grew up on." ----------...
  • CMT Music Awards: Miranda Lambert, Laura Bell Bundy hope for another big night

    CMT Music Awards: Miranda Lambert, Laura Bell Bundy hope for another big night
    Both women had a big night at the recent Academy of Country Music Awards, and they may be about to share another. At the April ceremony, Miranda Lambert took three of the top honors -- album ("Revolution"), video ("White Liar") and female vocalist of the...
  • ACM Awards confirm 2010 date

     
    Will the Taylor Swift reign continue into 2010? One won't have to wait long to find out, with the Grammy Awards on the horizon for Jan. 31 and the Academy of Country Music Awards now set for April 18. The......
  • Why was Taylor Swift skunked at the ACM Awards?

     
    Considering her recent award romps at the Grammys (album of the year) and Country Music Assn. (entertainer of the year and best female vocalist), it's shocking that Taylor Swift lost all four nominations at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Taylor...
  • Orlando Magic put up big rating locally Sunday night

     
    Central Florida wanted to see the Orlando Magic in the playoffs Sunday. The Magic beat Charlotte, 98-89. And Game 1 in the series posted a 10.4 household rating in the Orlando market: a 6.9 on TNT and a 3.5 on Sun Sports. The basketball game was a...
  • Academy of Country Music Awards make CBS the Sunday winner

     
    Carrie Underwood was the big winner last night, and so was CBS. The network won Sunday night with “60 Minutes” and the Academy of Country Music Awards, where Underwood was named Entertainer of the Year. She is pictured in this AP photo by...
  • Monday morning wrap: Carrie Underwood and Adam Lambert liven up award shows

     
    It was an action-packed weekend in "Idol"-land: Carrie Underwood makes history: On Sunday night, the season 4 "American Idol" winner became the first woman to twice take home the entertainer of the year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards. She...
  • From Carrie to Crystal: the making of an American Idol

     
    "American Idol" hit a milestone this week. It had nothing to do with ratings or number of votes. Simon Cowell didn’t break a salary record and the funds donated for “Idol Gives Back” had yet to be counted. What “Idol” achieved this week was...