Carrie Underwood

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7 Weird Celebrity Body Parts

Joaquin Phoenix has a cleft lip to thank for his unique smile

(Newser) - Celebrities may look flawless, but the Huffington Post reveals that some of them were born with certain, shall we say, quirks:
  • Taye Diggs: The actor was born with polydactyly; in his case, an extra digit on each of his hands. The fingers were removed surgically.
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Carrie Underwood Marries Hockey Beau

Country star ties the knot with Ottawa Senators' Mike Fisher

(Newser) - Carrie Underwood will be dividing her time between Nashville and not-so-sultry Ottawa these days, after marrying NHL star Mike Fisher yesterday in what their wedding planner likes to call "a spiritual expression of their love." Blech. The ceremony took place at a secluded resort in Georgia and featured... More »

Carrie Underwood Wins Big at CMTs

Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban also snag top prizes

(Newser) - Once again, Carrie Underwood proved herself to be country music’s darling at last night’s CMT Awards. The former American Idol won the top prize, video of the year, and was the only artist to win more than one prize—she also claimed CMT performance of the year. Keith... More »

Carrie Underwood Makes History at Country Awards

Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert lead the night

(Newser) - A country music awards show where Taylor Swift didn’t take home a single trophy? Inconceivable! But it’s true: Carrie Underwood beat Swift to win the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year award last night, making her the first woman in history to win the top... More »

11 Weird Super Bowl Bets

From Kim Kardashian's booty to Pete Townshend's moves

(Newser) - The Super Bowl is about a lot more than just football, beer, and funny commercials—it also offers a chance to make some of the weirdest prop bets ever. Sam Greenspan lists 11 especially crazy ones—all of which he bet on—on 11 Points :
  • National anthem: How long will
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Ellen: Simon Is Smart But Mean

DeGeneres talks Cowell, Paula Abdul as American Idol returns

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres makes her debut as the newest American Idol judge on Tuesday, and she talks Simon Cowell (he’s “smart,” but “mean” and “insensitive”) and more with the Wall Street Journal :
  • Paula Abdul: “I don't know if I'll be as nurturing as she
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Carrie Underwood Grabs Top Country Music Honors

Rascal Flatts, Jake Owen also take home trophies

(Newser) - A teary-eyed Carrie Underwood clinched two top prizes at yesterday's Academy of Country Music Awards presentation. The American Idol alum was only the seventh woman in the show's 44-year history to win the Top Entertainer honor. Underwood also took home the Top Female Vocalist trophy, while Brad Paisley won the... More »

Dark Knight Sweeps People's Choice Awards

Caped crusader movie goes 5 for 5 as chosen by online voters

(Newser) - The Dark Knight swooped in to collect all five trophies it was nominated for at last night's People's Choice Awards, reports the AP. The flick's awards included favorite movie, best cast, and best on-screen match-up, for Christian Bale and Heath Ledger. "On behalf of all of the cast from... More »

Chesney Is King of Country Again

(Newser) - Kenny Chesney took home his third straight entertainer of the year trophy at the CMA Awards tonight. Chesney's win ties him with Garth Brooks for most in that category. Another big winner was George Straight, who took home honors for best single ("I Saw God Today") and best... More »

Underwood Joins Grand Ole Opry

Emotional 'Idol' enters country's elite club

(Newser) - "American Idol" winner Carrie Underwood ratcheted up her country cred last night, reports the AP, and can now call herself a Grand Ole Opry cast member. Underwood joined the longest-running radio show, fighting back tears as Garth Brooks handled her induction. "This really seems like a great family... More »

Billboard Names 'Daughtry' the Year's #1 Album

'American Idol' alum's debut beats out Akon, Fergie

(Newser) - Billboard has declared "American Idol" alum Chris Daughtry the year's most popular artist, thanks to "Daughtry," his band's debut album, which has sold 3.2 million copies. Akon took second place with "Konvicted," which sold 2.7 million. Beyonce had the No. 1 single, "... More »

'Idol' Alums Clean Up at AMAs

Online voting puts Underwood, Daughtry on top

(Newser) - In their 34th year, the American Music Awards looked suspiciously like the American Idol Music Awards. Idol alums Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry each won three times, and winners were determined, for the first time, by Idol-esque fan voting. Host Jimmy Kimmel, a WGA member, mostly idled in the wings,... More »

Chesney Tops Country Awards

Underwood grabs female vocalist and single of the year

(Newser) - Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year at last night's Country Music Association awards on the strength of his latest release, Just Who I Am. "American Idol's" Carrie Underwood nabbed the awards for best female vocalist and single of the year, while Braid Paisley took home honors for best... More »

Cowboys Pony Up for Romo

#9 given 6-year, $67.5M extension after successful half-season audition

(Newser) - Through the first half of the season, Dallas is the class of the NFC, and the likable gunslinger who got them there has just been given a juicy contract extension, reports. Tony Romo has agreed to a six-year, $67.5 million deal with over $30 million guaranteed—not... More »

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