Country Strong

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Gwyneth's Record Deal Is Worth How Much?

After all that singing, she'll finally release her own album

(Newser) - You knew it was coming, considering she’s been singing basically everywhere lately: Gwyneth Paltrow has snagged a record deal. A whopping $900,000 record deal at that, PopEater reports. Paltrow, who first teased the idea of a record deal while on the Oscars red carpet, will release her first... More »

La, La, La: Gwyneth Can't Hear Critics of Her Singing

Actor blankets awards season, wants duet with Jay-Z

(Newser) - Gwyneth Paltrow has caught the music bug—after her turn as a country star in Country Strong, the star and her crooning have been impossible to avoid, the Daily Beast reports. In fact, she performed musical numbers more than anyone else—musician or otherwise—this awards season. And don't expect... More »

Country Strong Remarkably Weak

Gwyneth Paltrow flick is a series of clichés

(Newser) - Critics make no bones about it: Skip Country Strong. (It's got a 17% rating on Rotten Tomatoes , though audiences are more generous at 50%.) A familiar tale of the struggle with fame, the Gwyneth Paltrow flick is pure schlock, they say:
  • It’s “a runny-mascara melodrama” in which
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Robert Downey Jr. Taught Me How to Play a Drunk: Paltrow

Gwyneth explains how she prepared for Country Strong

(Newser) - Gwyneth Paltrow drinks—"a lot," she told Chelsea Handler last night—but she still had no idea what it would be like to have a serious alcohol problem, as her character does in Country Strong. So what did she do? Easy: Emailed Robert Downey Jr. for advice. "... More »

Gwyneth Sings, Plays at CMAs

But Miranda Lambert wins the night

(Newser) - It was a night of crossovers at yesterday’s Country Music Association Awards: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and pop singer Kelly Clarkson both debuted on the country stage. Paltrow performed the single from her upcoming movie Country Strong, and Clarkson was on hand to sing a duet with Jason Aldean, E!... More »

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