Carrie Underwood - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Carrie Underwood Upstaged: Predators anthem singer replaced by A-list artists NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — He says he's been done wrong and maybe there's a country song lurking somewhere in this. The longtime anthem singer at Nashville Predators hockey games has the blues. He's been replaced in the Stanley Cup playoffs by superstar singers such as Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town. Denn... Tue, 16 May 2017 19:53:00 GMT 2017-05-16T19:53:00Z Preds' postseason run has turned Music City into Smashville NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The place known as Smashville is ready for its close-up. The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. Stars from Carrie Underwood to Lady Antebellum are lining up to sing the national anthem and the likes of Jo... Thu, 11 May 2017 12:47:00 GMT 2017-05-11T12:47:00Z Keith Urban, Ballerini, Rhett top contenders at CMT Awards NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban lead the 2017 CMT Music Awards nominations with four each, including nods in the video of the year and social superstar categories. CMT announced the nominees Tuesday for their awards show to be held on June 7 in Nashville, Tennessee. Lauren Alaina, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and... Tue, 09 May 2017 16:48:00 GMT 2017-05-09T16:48:00Z Carrie Underwood helping fund girls sports programs Carrie Underwood will be funding girls team sports projects in an agreement with the DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and its Sports Matter program. Through CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in partnership with DICK'S, the country music superstar will fund an estimated 100 teams across America this month. The projects will be part of a $500,000... Tue, 09 May 2017 16:47:00 GMT 2017-05-09T16:47:00Z ABC announces revival of 'American Idol' next season NEW YORK (AP) — ABC announced a deal Tuesday to revive "American Idol," only a year after the powerhouse music competition aired its 15th and last season on Fox. The show that dominated television in the 2000s and minted stars like Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson will be back sometime during the next TV season. That season starts in September, but the re... Tue, 09 May 2017 15:33:00 GMT 2017-05-09T15:33:00Z Predators beat Blackhawks 4-1 to complete sweep NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped almost every shot he faced. Nashville's top line was outstanding, and Roman Josi and P.K. Subban keyed a solid defensive performance. The Predators were relentless, all the way to the very end. Way too much for the slumping Chicago Blackhawks. Roman Josi scored twice, Rinne had 30 saves and Na... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:32:00 GMT 2017-04-21T04:32:00Z Preds beat Chicago 3-2, push Hawks to brink of elimination NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are at a point they've never been before in franchise history, and now they have a chance to keep their first-round series from going back to Chicago. They can thank a 20-year-old playing the fourth postseason game of his career for putting them in that position. Kevin Fiala scored on a ba... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:33:00 GMT 2017-04-18T06:33:00Z Energetic Backstreet Boys bring the nostalgia to ACM Awards While Justin Timberlake had a show-stopping moment alongside Chris Stapleton at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards, it was the Backstreet Boys who shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. The boy band had the night's liveliest moment Sunday in Las Vegas: the fivesome brought the party vibe to life while singing their classic "Ev... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:03:00 GMT 2017-04-03T11:03:00Z Aldean wins top prize, Backstreet Boys shine at ACM Awards Florida Georgia Line may have lost entertainer of the year to Jason Aldean, but the country duo owned the Academy of Country Music Awards, thanks to some help from the Backstreet Boys. The boy band brought the audience to its feet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, singing their anthemic classic "Everybody (Backstreets Back)," and getting fans such as Carrie... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 03:45:00 GMT 2017-04-03T03:45:00Z ACMs play to a loyal country audience to shore up ratings NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As the television industry deals with overall declines in total viewership, organizers behind the Academy of Country Music Awards are focused on keeping the core country music audience coming back each year to watch the genre's biggest stars party in Las Vegas. The ACM Awards, airing live Sunday on CBS (8 p.m. Eastern), are relying... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:36:00 GMT 2017-03-29T14:36:00Z Keith Urban leads Academy of Country Music nominations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Keith Urban's boundary-pushing album "Ripcord" has spawned several top country singles and led him to pick up seven nominations including entertainer of the year and album of the year at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. Lady Antebellum announced the nominations Thursday on "CBS This Morning" for the awards show, which w... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:11:00 GMT 2017-02-16T17:11:00Z Adele wins top Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyonce In an extraordinary moment between the music industry's top female artists, Adele beat Beyonce for three of the top Grammy Awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them. The Grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of Bruno Mars and A Tribe Called Quest, big victories by Chance the Rapper and David Bowie, and some unusual flubs Sunday, but they ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:10:00 GMT 2017-02-13T20:10:00Z Grammys fashion: CeeLo goes gold, Lady Gaga goes bitty CeeLo Green looked part Tin Man, part big gold statue with a strange, monsterish headpiece while Lady Gaga showed up in bitty black leather shorts and an underbreast-baring top, a pair of towering, thigh-high boots to match, for the anything-goes parade of wacky fashion at the Grammys on Sunday. Green's message, including a full tunic to the ground, was u... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:41:00 GMT 2017-02-13T05:41:00Z Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris lead wave of country women NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Female artists may often be overlooked on country radio, but the one place where they feel the love is at the Grammy Awards. This year, two newcomers, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris, are leading a wave of country women dominating the Grammys this year. Morris and Ballerini share nods in the all-genre new artist category, the fir... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:03:00 GMT 2017-02-03T18:03:00Z Sturgill Simpson, Chance the Rapper to perform at Grammys NEW YORK (AP) — Top Grammy contenders Sturgill Simpson and Chance the Rapper are set to perform at the awards show this month. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that fellow nominee William Bell and Grammy winners Little Big Town and Gary Clark Jr. will also perform on the live telecast on Feb. 12. Previously announced performers ... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 02:16:00 GMT 2017-02-03T02:16:00Z The Weeknd set to perform with Daft Punk at Grammys LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd will team up with Daft Punk for a performance at the Grammy Awards. The collaboration between the singer and the electronic music duo is one of a number of pairings announced Tuesday. Anderson .Paak will take the stage with A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl. Maren Morris is set to perform with Alicia Keys. ... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT 2017-01-31T15:06:00Z Bruno Mars will perform at the Grammy Awards next month NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars will bring his upbeat, funky swag to the Grammys stage. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that the singer-songwriter-producer will perform at the Feb. 12 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Mars, a four-time Grammy winner, is nominated for album of the year as a co-producer on Adele's comeback e... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:33:00 GMT 2017-01-25T12:33:00Z Adele to perform at the Grammy Awards next month NEW YORK (AP) — Adele is set to take the stage at next month's Grammy Awards, where she is nominated for album, song and record of the year. The Recording Academy announced Friday that Adele will perform at the Feb. 12 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Previously announced performers include Metallica, Carrie Underwood, John Legend and Keith Urban. ... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:49:00 GMT 2017-01-20T16:49:00Z Ellen DeGeneres takes home 3 People's Choice Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's Choice Awards , becoming the winningest entertainer in the show's history. DeGeneres picked up three trophies at Wednesday's ceremony for a career total of 20 People's Choice wins. Other stars taking home crystal statuettes this year included Jennifer Lopez, Johnny Depp, So... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:51:00 GMT 2017-01-19T15:51:00Z John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Metallica set to play Grammys LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Metallica are set to perform at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles next month. Underwood and Urban are both up for Grammys this year. Underwood's "Church Bells" and Urban's "Blue Ain't Your Color" are nominated for best country solo performance. Urban's "Ripcord" is also up for best country album. Metallica sing... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:39:00 GMT 2017-01-18T18:39:00Z