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Little Big Town Harmonize to Fight Hunger

The first time Little Big Town performed the song “Here’s Hope”, was earlier this year during the Academy of Country Music Awards Lifting Lives segment in front of thousands of fans and millions of television viewers. The second time they performed the heartwarming anthem, it was in an ordinary school library in front of not much more than a stack of books.

Heidi Newfield Files for Divorce

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Heidi Newfield—best known for her hit "Johnny and June" and as the former lead singer of Trick Pony—has filed for divorce from her husband of seven years, sports agent Bill Johnson, CountryWeekly.com has learned.

The couple was married on June 6, 2004. They met at a corporate fundraiser.

What’s in Miranda’s Purse?

Miranda Lambert, who just scored a No. 1 album with her girl group Pistol Annies and who nabbed two CMA Award nominations, for Female Vocalist of the Year and Musical Event of the Year, is certainly a woman on the go. Like any jet-setting superstar, Miranda always carries her go-to essentials. Here are some of Miranda’s favorite things:

Martina to Help Opry Go Pink to Fight Breast Cancer

Martina McBride will flip a giant switch Oct. 22 to turn the Grand Ole Opry barn backdrop pink to kick off the third annual "Opry Goes Pink" show. Carrie Underwood was the first to do so, and Martina's appearance is especially appropriate because of her new single, "I'm Gonna Love You Through It," which offers hope to those affected by cancer.

Martina will be joined by Lauren Alaina, Edens Edge, Kellie Pickler, Ronnie Milsap and others for the show that night.

Move Over, Rachael Ray: Zac to Be TV Chef?

Did ya know the Zac Brown Band is famous for its pre-show "eat-and-greets" for fan club members?

And it's serious stuff, more than chicken-fried: Fans are treated to lots of gourmet Southern cooking.

"This isn't just a chance for somebody to come eat a bag of nachos and some [Cheez Whiz] at a concert," Zac tells the Associated Press.

Now, Zac is talking about taking those skills to the small screen, creating his own cooking show. (Will he wear a beard net?)

Blake Talks Stardom and “Footloose”

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It’s a little more difficult for Blake Shelton and wife Miranda Lambert to go out in public these days. But Blake’s not complaining.

“We definitely don’t go to places like we used to,” Blake said at a press conference prior to a party for his No. 1 single “Honey Bee.”

Jake Owen Continues to Celebrate First-Ever No. 1 Song, “Barefoot Blue Jean Night”

What a great week for Jake Owen, who helped present the Country Music Association award nominations on ABC's Good Morning America.

And all the while, Jake continues to celebrate his first-ever No. 1 country song, “Barefoot Blue Jean Night.”

He has been close before—with songs like “Startin’ With Me”—but never quite reached it.

Taylor Swift Sets Wedding on Fire?

New details have emerged about Taylor Swift's appearance with Justin Bieber on the premiere of MTV's Punk'd.

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Trace Adkins Home Damaged by Fire

Brentwood, Tenn., firefighters were called to the home of Trace Adkins around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon (June 4) . Firefighters are calling the home a "total loss."

Trace's three youngest daughters and their nanny were home at the time of the fire, but all occupants made it out safely and gathered around a tree outside the home, according to the fire plan the family had in place.

Neither Trace nor his wife, Rhonda, were home at the time of the fire, but Rhonda was called and told of the fire, according to Nashville's WSMV-TV.

May 2, 2011 – Who Is Country’s Hottest Bachelor?

May 2, 2011

We asked you to vote for country music’s Hottest Bachelor—and the results are in! Fans came through loud and clear as we counted nearly 44,000 votes at CountryWeekly.com. Now, find out which handsome hunk rules as Country’s Hottest Bachelor. Plus, get an up-close look at all the guys who finished in the top 10. Some of the results just might surprise you!

April 11, 2011 – The Truth About The Judds

April 11, 2011

The Judds, mom Naomi and daughter Wynonna, open up about their new television series, their relationship and other lively topics in this revealing cover story. Their series, simply titled The Judds, premieres April 10 on the recently launched Oprah Winfrey Network. “I trust her,” Wynonna says about her friend Oprah. “I don’t know that I would or could do it with any other network.” They promise that fans will learn new facts about the legendary mother-daughter duo through the series, which follows the two during their 2010 tour, The Last Encore.

Trump: “John, You’re Doing Very Well.”

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Last week, John Rich lost to Marlee Matlin on Celebrity Apprentice, but he still raised more than half a million bucks for his charity when he served as project manager.

In the episode airing last night (April 10), John got high marks from his team and from Donald Trump himself.

In the boardroom, The Donald said, “I tell ya, John, you have some talent. John, you’re doing very well. Great job.”

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