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Billy Ray Cyrus: To Appear On Chelsea Lately on E! Tomorrow, February 13; New Singles Out Now

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Tomorrow’s Valentine’s-themed episode of “Chelsea Lately” will feature multiple Grammy nominated and winning country star, Billy Ray Cyrus. Fans can tune in at 11pm ET/PT on E! Entertainment tomorrow, February 13th, to watch.

This week also saw Cyrus drop two new singles. One being the re-imagining of his 1992 hit “Achy Breaky Heart”, featuring Hip Hop artist Buck22 and Larry King, titled “Achy Breaky Heart Pt 2″.

“It all started with Larry King… We were playing around in the studio and decided to do something fun for the 22nd anniversary of the song,” CYRUS notes of the raucous remake. “It’s so wrong, it’s right. Happy Valentine’s week…”

The other was the considerably more sombre “Hope Is Just Ahead”, a duet ballad Cyrus recorded with music legend Dionne Warwick at Jamie Foxx’s studio in LA. A portion of the proceeds of “Hope Is Just Ahead” will be donated to “Do The Write Thing-National Campaign to Stop Violence”, an organization that helps students at the ground level and tries to prevent violent behavior before it escalates.

Photo: Billy Ray Cyrus Press Photo

DVR Alert: Criminal Minds Featuring Sarah Darling’s “Blackbird”

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Sarah Darling‘s “Blackbird,” a remake of the Paul McCartney penned Beatles classic, will be featured in the 200th episode of CBS’ Criminal Minds at 9 p.m. EST/PST tonight.

Darling was also in the news last week, receiving a nod from country music superstar Carrie Underwood in an interview with Glam, who said she would like to see more females doing really well in country music. “The ones who are out there — myself, Miranda, Reba, Taylor — are doing really well. I would just love to see more,” Underwood said. “It makes me a little sad when I do look at the charts and I see one female in the top 20. I really hope this is the year of the woman, and I really hope that there are some really breakthrough, amazing female artists that people can hear.” She goes on to specifically reference Darling, saying she has “such a sweet voice.”

Tune in to CBS to watch Criminal Minds tonight, and download Darling’s version of “Blackbird” here.

REVIEW: Lucy Hale’s Album Sneak Peek

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Lucy Hale is making her rounds doing radio station events to promote her upcoming album, and she recently stopped into 103.1 WIRK in South Florida. Lucy took the stage at country nightclub, Renegades, to give fans a glimpse at who Lucy is beyond her role as Aria Montgomery on ABC Family’s hit show, Pretty Little Liars. We were fortunate enough to be among those who were on the receiving end of four songs that will appear on Lucy’s debut country album.

DVR Alert: Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale

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Try saying that title three times fast!

As you have probably seen advertised recently (during The Sound of Music, The Voice, or a myriad of other NBC specials), Kelly Clarkson is bringing some of her best assets to the network for her Cautionary Christmas Music Tale. Specifically, Kelly will bring her talent, sense of humor, and impressive cast of characters in her life to a television audience.

During this special, Kelly presents the brattiest possible version of herself (“Scrooge, diva’d out,” she calls the character) while trying to enlist celebrities to appear in a Christmas special. “We’re doing a show within a show, kind of like White Christmas,” Kelly says. “Let me tell you this, though … it’s nowhere near that good. I love what we’ve done, but that’s a classic.”

Kelly’s show will feature musical performances from mother-in-law, Reba McEntire, along with Trisha Yearwood, both of whom appear on Kelly’s Christmas album Wrapped in Red. The show will also include cameos by Jay Leno, Matt Lauer, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, William Shatner, Danica Patrick, Heidi Klum, Community‘s Ken Jeong and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy‘s Jai Rodriguez will make appearances. Oh, and did we mention Blake Shelton … as an elf?

This will be an event that Kelly fans and country fans will not want to miss! Tune in to NBC or set your DVRs tonight for the 10:00pm EST airing of Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale! And check out some behind-the-scenes footage of the special, featuring Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton:

Miranda Lambert Returns To Mentor On ‘The Voice’

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Miranda Lambert is back to mentor on The Voice next season, but not for the team you may think.

That’s right… Lambert will not be with her hubby, Blake Shelton, but with Team Shakira as reported by US Weekly.

Shakira and Usher will return to join Blake and Adam for the next run. We expect it to be a great competition as always, and probably a lot of fun trash-talking for the Lambert-Shelton household.

The current season is down to the Top 8 contestants, and airs on Mondays and Tuesdays on NBC.

Season 6 will begin Spring 2014!

Pre-Order Danielle Bradbery’s Album Today

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Season Four The Voice champion, Danielle Bradbery, has completed her self-titled debut album, and Danielle Bradbery is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Danielle’s fifteen track debut project will be released on November 25, 2013, just in time for the holidays. The following is the track list for the album:

Julie Andrews Speaks Out About Carrie Underwood Recreating Her Iconic Role

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As an avid The Sound of Music fan (okay, geek … I know every line and I’m not ashamed of it!), it has crossed my mind on several occasions whether Julie Andrews has an opinion on the upcoming live performance of the classic, award-winning film, starring country music megastar, Carrie Underwood. Well, the original cinematic Fraulein Maria has spoken!

“I think she’s great,” affirmed Andrews who was nominated for an Oscar and a Bafta for her performance as the iconic governess. “It’s going to be the original show, I believe, and I think after 40 or 50 years it’s probably time somebody else had a crack at it.”

Meanwhile, Carrie has been spending time auditioning children for the production. Carrie predicts the children will be one of the best parts of the production. “I think once we get in there and I start working with the kiddos, I’ll probably get favorite moments in the show once we start working on it.”

As far as having the opportunity to perform the classic songs from the original production, Carrie explained, “Right now, I’m happy with them all, and I’m happy I get to sing them.”

The three-hour live television production will air December 5th on NBC.

Trisha’s Southern Kitchen to Feature Kelly Clarkson and More

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Fans of food and Trisha Yearwood are in luck, as her Emmy-winning Food Network series Trisha’s Southern Kitchen will return for a fourth season this fall. The new season promises more family-inspired recipes, great music and visits from famous friends. Those famous friends will include Kelly Clarkson, Wendy Williams, Chef Art Smith, Olympic Gold Medalists Nadia Comaneci and Bart Conner and NFL star Kurt Warner.

“In my family, cooking has always been a collaborative effort that brings everyone together,” said Trisha. “Including the ‘whole family’ has always been a part of the show and that’s why I’ve invited even more friends to join me in the kitchen this season, along with my usual crew.”

The season premiere will transport viewers to the nostalgic days of black and white television and TV dinners, featuring a 1950s theme in clothing and food, including Chicken Pot Pie, Chocolate Pudding Frosted Cupcakes and Green Beans with Cheese Sauce. The fourth season will also feature holiday and other special themed episodes, including Thanksgiving, Holiday Brunch and ladies night.

New episodes will begin airing on Saturday, November 9th at 10:30am on the Food Network.

Chris Young Performs On Ellen

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Chris Young has been busy promoting his new album A.M., and paid a visit to The Ellen Degeneres Show to perform his current his single “Aw Naw.” Watch the video here!

DVR Alert: Chris Young on Ellen Show

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Hot on the heels of a whirlwind New York media blitz in support of his new album, A.M., RCA Records artist Chris Young will head west this week to perform his current Top 10 single, “Aw Naw,” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, October 2nd. This will be Young’s second appearance on the popular syndicated daytime program. For airtimes, visitellentv.com to check local listings.

A.M. continues to receive rave reviews from the country’s toughest critics:

 ”Few singers in today’s genre can match Chris as a pure vocalist, a notion that should be reinforced with A.M.” – Country Weekly

 “Young’s deep croon was tailor-made for Nashville storytelling.” – Entertainment Weekly

 “Young displays an easy charm and good-time-guyness on his fourth effort.” – People

 “Everything about A.M. screams star-making.” – Roughstock

 “One of country music’s most reliable hitmakers” – USA Today

 

Chris Young’s new music can be purchased wherever music is sold, including Amazon, iTunes and Walmart.