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Stars Join Pandemic Fundraiser on TV Tonight

Elton John will host concert to aid coronavirus battle

(Newser) - Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish and Tim McGraw are among the stars scheduled to perform in a televised benefit tonight honoring those fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Elton John will host the commercial-free concert, to be carried at 9PM EDT on Fox, as well as iHeart radio stations. Fox said the performers... More »

Michelle Obama Unveils New Voting Project

Celebrity-backed nonprofit to encourage voter registration

(Newser) - Michelle Obama has come out of the woodwork ahead of the November midterms. The goal: rally people to vote. The former first lady has joined forces with celebs like Tom Hanks and Lin-Manuel Miranda to launch voter registration nonprofit When We All Vote, which aims to get more people registered... More »

Tim McGraw Collapses on Stage

Faith Hill says he's been 'super dehydrated'

(Newser) - Country music star Tim McGraw collapsed on stage during a performance in Ireland. Rolling Stone magazine reports McGraw fell to his knees then sat down while performing Sunday night in Dublin. McGraw's wife, singer Faith Hill, can be seen in a video on a fan's Instagram page saying,... More »

Faith Hill, Tim McGraw Speak Out in Wake of Vegas Shooting

Country stars call for 'common sense' gun control

(Newser) - In the wake of last months deadly shooting in Las Vegas, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are speaking out in favor of gun control—an unusual move for country stars, USA Today reports. “Look, I’m a bird hunter," McGraw tells Billboard . “However, there is some common... More »

11 Stars Who Own Private Islands

Must be nice

(Newser) - It's no surprise for a celebrity to own a fancy car or a huge mansion—but these 23 celebrities rounded up by Ranker kick it up a notch or two: They own private islands. A sampling:
  1. Johnny Depp: He owns a 45-acre island in the Caribbean, and seems to
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Tim McGraw Settles With Slapped Fan

No word on whether he handed over any money

(Newser) - Tim McGraw has come to some sort of settlement with the audience member he allegedly slapped at one of his concerts last month. The incident took place after Jesslyn Taylor apparently angered McGraw by grabbing and ripping his jeans. Taylor's lawyer tells TMZ the case was "mutually resolved... More »

Tim McGraw Accused of Slapping Fan at Concert

But rep says he was just trying to keep his pants from getting torn

(Newser) - A tip for anyone planning to attend a Tim McGraw concert: He does not appear to like it very much if you grab his pants. TMZ obtained two videos from a Sunday show in Atlanta—shot from different angles—that appear to show the country singer slapping a female audience... More »

Radio's Top Songs By Genre

Tim McGraw's Something Like That played 487K times

(Newser) - Feel like you heard Tim McGraw’s Something Like That about half a million times in the past decade? Well, the ratings folks at Nielsen will back you up on that, with their list of commercial radio’s most-played songs of the decade:
  • Country: Something Like That, Tim McGraw, 487,
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Bullock Shines in Crowd-Pleasing Blind Side

Football chick flick lacks suspense, delivers happy ending

(Newser) - The Blind Side lacks inherent suspense—it's based on the true story of Michael Oher, a rookie offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens. But the tale of a homeless African-American teen adopted by big-hearted white yuppies, at bottom a Sandra Bullock vehicle, goes over big in football country.
  • Writer-director John
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McGraw: I'm Not Running for Guv. Yet.

Singer still interested, but not yet

(Newser) - Those of you drooling at the thought of Gov. Tim McGraw will have to wait a little longer. The country star is not running for governor of Tennessee—yet, People reports. A rep for McGraw denied the rumors, sparked by an item in The New Republic earlier this month, but... More »

McGraw May Run for Tenn. Guv

State's Democrats desperate to find challenger for Frist

(Newser) - Gov. Tim McGraw? The country star is “seriously considering” a run for the post in Tennessee in 2010, Clay Risen writes in a New Republic blog post. Risen notes that Democrats are trying to find a high-profile candidate to run against the all-but-certain Republican entry, Bill Frist. A McGraw... More »

Sarah Palin, Come Back! SNL Needs You

Show loses its edge without the moose-hunting governor

(Newser) - Without Sarah Palin and with a dull Barack Obama impression on its hands, Saturday Night Live is in election withdrawal, Alex Carnevale writes for Gawker. The show’s opening skit about congressional hearings on automaker bailouts was “less than hilarious,” and it “tried to squeeze jokes out... More »

McGraw Apologizes for New CD

(Newser) - Tim McGraw has a message for fans regarding his new greatest hits album: I'm sorry. McGraw issued a statement today ripping into his label, Curb Records, for releasing Greatest Hits 3 only 2 years after Greatest Hits 2, CMT reports. The country star says he had nothing to do with... More »

Tim McGraw's His Own Bouncer

Country singer grabs rowdy fan himself and boots him

(Newser) - Tim McGraw took matters into his own hands when a rowdy fan got violent in the front row, TMZ reports. When McGraw saw the beefy man strike a woman during a concert in Washington state Tuesday night, he called for security while in mid-song, then reached down from the stage,... More »

Kimmel's Revenge Scores Big

Video rebuttal to squeeze Silverman is star-studded sensation

(Newser) - Take that, Sarah. A star-studded—and very much tongue-in-cheek—ode to Jimmy Kimmel's lust for Ben Affleck has become an Internet sensation, Billboard reports. The late-night host's video is a rebuttal to girlfriend Sarah Silverman's "I'm F---ing Matt Damon." The latest salvo, with Kimmel and a host of... More »

Swimming Pools ... Movie Stars ... Burglars?

SoCal housebreakers go where the money is

(Newser) - Burglars are running rampant through Beverly Hills and Bel-Air, targeting the houses of the rich and famous. Over the last 4 years, crooks have made off with more than $20 million worth of goods, the LA Times reports. The A-list victims include Sherry Lansing and William Friedkin, Clippers star Cuttino... More »

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