8 Celebrities Who Should Go Back to Being Overweight
Jonah Hill is nominated for an Oscar. Heavy Jonah Hill. Not the new, super-thin Jonah. We kind of miss the old half of Jonah. Slimming down may sound great for a career, but it's not always for the best. Consider these celebrities who dropped a boatload of blubber, but should perhaps reconsider:
Cast Your Vote for the Hottest Young Stars
Emma Watson, Willow Smith and Vanessa Hudgens are some of Hollywood’s hottest young stars — and now they’ve got the People’s Choice Awards ballot to prove it. The photogenic trio are among the nominees for this year’s Favorite Movie Star Under 25 award, a crowded list that includes some of the film industry’s freshest faces.
Will Michael Bay Direct More ‘Transformers’ Movies?
Michael Bay told anyone who would listen that three ‘Transformers’ movies were enough for him. Maybe we shouldn’t have believed him. According to Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner, the company is “actively discussing” Bay’s return for the blockbuster franchise’s fourth outing, which could film back-to-back with ‘Transformers 5.’
Joe Nichols to Return in November with New Album, ‘It’s All Good’
It’s been almost two years since Joe Nichols fans were treated to a full-length collection of new songs from the ‘Gimmie That Girl’ singer, but that’ll change soon. On November 8, Nichols will return with his seventh full-length CD, ‘It’s All Good.’ The 10-song album, Nichols’ first for Show Dog/Universal, will include his latest top 30 country hit, ‘Take It Off.’
Neal McCoy Is ‘So Excited’ About His Upcoming Albums
Neal McCoy is busier than ever as he nears the quarter-century mark of his recording career. The next few months will see a flurry of activity from the veteran country star, including a live CD/DVD project and his 12th studio album, ‘XII,’ which was co-produced by his famous friends Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.
Rodney Atkins Stays ‘Honest’ on ‘Take a Back Road’
Rodney Atkins is enjoying some of his best sales with his new album ‘Take a Back Road,’ but Atkins won’t be letting this success go to his head, as he made clear during a recent Taste of Country interview.
Randy Houser Plans Benefit Show for Teacher Who Inspired Him to Follow His Musical Dreams
Randy Houser plays dozens of dates every year, but when he rolls into Mississippi next month for a show at the Neshoba County Coliseum, he and his band will be putting something extra special into their performance. That night, they won’t just be playing for the fans — they’ll be playing a benefit for Thomas Carson, the band director whose guidance helped inspire Houser to finish school, head to N
Steel Magnolia’s Meghan Linsey Says Struggling Made Them a Stronger Act
When the members of Steel Magnolia agreed to join Reba McEntire on her All the Women I Am tour, they certainly didn’t count on vocalist Meghan Linsey having to handle the microphone alone while her partner, Joshua Scott Jones, entered rehab to deal with alcohol and substance abuse issues. But as Linsey made clear in a recent interview, she and Jones are no strangers to struggle — and her long-stan
Kid Rock Plans Fall Tour for Local Charities
With more than 23 million albums sold in the US, four Grammy nominations and three Top 40 hits, Kid Rock has been more fortunate than most. But even after more than a decade as one of the most successful recording artists in the world, he hasn’t forgotten the importance of reaching out to those in need. In fact, that’s just what he’s doing with his fall tour, which has him visiting a series of sma
Taylor Swift Is Billboard’s 2011 Woman of the Year
Billboard has shown a great deal of love to Taylor Swift by honoring her as its latest Woman of the Year. Swift, 21, has been recognized before by this prestigious music industry trade, receiving titles for Top Country Artist, Top Country Album and Top Billboard 200 Artist. But this new recognition makes her the youngest artist ever to earn the honor.
Sugarland Set to Return to Indiana for Free Show Following Deadly Stage Collapse
The last time they scheduled a show in Indiana, Sugarland made headlines for all the wrong reasons, suffering a horrific stage collapse that claimed the lives of seven concertgoers and injured more than 40 others. At the time, they promised they’d be back to perform a free show — and now they’re making good on that promise by adding a new show.
Def Leppard, Chili Peppers and Tim McGraw Deliver Top Summer Concerts
It’s been nearly 25 years since Def Leppard hit their commercial peak with the $12-million-selling ‘Hysteria’ album, but they can still pack ‘em in on the road. In fact, the veteran rockers’ latest run of dates — a package tour with fellow classic rock legends Heart — was the top-grossing draw of the last three months. They faced some pretty stiff competition for concert dollars, too; with an over