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  • I'm Wavin' the White Flag...

    Posted by Vanessa Ryan

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    I…. ummm….well….so… ummm…oh forget it!   I’ve tried to write this blog entry at least 6 different times today but was needed for this, or had to do that, then there was a super duper bad technical problem arose with some radio equipment (which would bore you to tears if I explained fully what happened) and now that things have finally calmed down and I can finally sit down to write, I’m blank.   (Holy long sentence Batman!)  I’m content with this being my thoughts for the day because really I have no choice but to surrender to this day.  White flag a wavin'...I'm out.  I'm done.  See ya.  I hope you have a great weekend!   Thanks for checking out my blog, you are the bestest!  Club Bonus is frustrated. 

    ~Vanessa

  • Lady Antebellum Goes Platinum with Need You Now and Start to Release New Singles December 21st

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    Lady Antebellum Need You Now

    Lady Antebellum's chart-topping hit "Need You Now" has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of over one million. The track is the lead single off the trio's sophomore album, Need You Now, which is due out January 26.

    Fans will be able to purchase new material off the project before its release as part of the band's iTunes Countdown. "Need You Now" and "American Honey" will officially kick it off starting December 21. Thereafter, one new track will be released at iTunes each week leading up to the album's January 26 debut. (The iTunes Complete My Album service allows customers to turn their individually purchased tracks into a complete album by giving them a full 99 cent credit for every song they have previously bought from that album.)

  • Randy Houser Celebrates Being Country

    Posted by Vanessa Ryan

    Randy Houser

    Randy Houser, who hails from Lake, Mississippi, doesn't just talk a big game about being country, he is country. "In country music, you definitely want to write about something real. When you come from [places like Lake], they're real people. You have a lot of time to sit around and think about life and figure out what's going on. A lot of times, we celebrate that we are country people." And, when Houser was growing up, there was no question about his future. He shares, "I've always been a singer, always been a songwriter. It wasn't really a choice, you know? I didn't make a conscious choice to be one or the other. I wrote songs out of necessity, because I wanted to say what I wanted to say." 

  • Jude Law Wears Lipstick on Letterman and Forgets How Many Kids He Has...

    Posted by Vanessa Ryan

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    Jude Law seemed to be wearing lipstick and lost track of how many children he's fathered during a Thursday appearance on Late Show With David Letterman. The actor, 36, has three children with ex-wife Sadie Frost, and became a Dad for the fourth time this September, when his ex-girlfriend Samantha Burke gave birth to their daughter, Sophia. 

    But little Sophia didn't cross his mind while chatting Thursday about his holiday plans. "I usually try to take the children on a bit of an adventure," Law told Letterman of his traditions. (This year, he says they're relaxing on a beach.)   When the late-night comedian followed up to ask "how many kids?" Law replies "three," and fails to correct himself.

    When Burke, a 24 year-old aspiring actress, announced her pregnancy in July, Law initially disputed the paternity claims. The Oscar-nominated star soon came around, and his rep released a statement confirming that he was the father, and that he intended "to be a fully supportive part of the child's life."

  • Jon and Kate Gosselin Divorce Finalized Today

    Posted by Vanessa Ryan

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    It's over: Having filed the papers in June, Jon and Kate Gosselin have received the judge's signature to make official the finish of their 10-year marriage.  The divorce was announced midday today. Earlier this morning, a source close to the situation told PEOPLE that "the divorce papers are sitting on a desk, waiting to be signed." 

    "I am very relieved that our divorce has been finalized, and I look forward to the New Year, focusing on the children," Kate said in a statement. "On behalf of myself and my legal team, I want to express my deep appreciation to the Judge and his staff, as well as to the arbitrator, for resolving this case."  She added: "This has been a challenging transition for all of us, but I am confident that we will move ahead with the important task of restructuring our lives."

  • Toby Keith Top's the List of Most Played Songs on the Jukebox for 2009

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    Toby Keith

    Toby Keith is a big hit on the jukebox. The AMI Entertainment Network is one of the world's largest jukebox manufacturers, and they've ranked Toby's "I Love This Bar" as the number-one most-played song on the jukeboxes in 2009. Nickelback's "Rockstar" is at number two,  Zac Brown Band's "Chicken Fried" comes in at number three on the countdown, while "All Summer Long" by Kid Rock was number four and Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" is at number five.

  • Carrie Underwood Shares Her Personal Fashion Tips And Does She Really Listen to The Backstreet Boys?

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    Carrie Underwood  is on the cover of Self magazine's January issue, and she's also shared a few of her personal fashion tips with them. First off, Carrie suggests building an outfit around one statement piece, whether it's a bold necklace, thigh boots or a floral dress. On the other hand, Carrie warns against trying to wear too many trendy pieces at once and encourages women to know their body shape and proportion and what works best for them. Women should also skip whatever trend doesn't flatter their figure. For more of Carrie's helpful fashion tips, pick up the latest copy of Self magazine.

    On Carrie Underwood's iPod at her January 2010 cover shoot...

    1.George Michael "Freedom! '90"

    2.Bel Biv Devoe "Poison"

    3.David Cook "Light On"

    4.Backstreet Boys "Straight Through My Heart"

    5.Foo Fighters "Best of You"

  • Dr. Oz: Cure Your Holiday Hangover With These Tips

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    Dr. Oz

    US Magazine...Dr. Oz, from The Dr. Oz Show, is Oprah Winfrey's top doc! The vice-chair and professor of surgery at Columbia University, who was the featured health expert on her show for five years, now offers up his top-notch health advice to avoid getting those holiday hangovers. 

    The reason why you get a hangover after you drink is because booze is a diuretic. If you are drinking too much, you are urinating out a lot of fluid, and all that fluid is what is holding that beautiful brain of yours intact. Inside of that skull, the brain is rattling around because there's no fluid around it. That's why you get terrible head pains the next day. 

    How to Avoid a Hangover

    The color of the alcohol predicts if it will make you hungover or not. The darker alcohol -- brandy and scotch -- have impurities in them, which is why they're dark. The pure stuff -- vodka and gin -- does less damage. So, if you're going to get drunk on something, that's what you want to favor.

    How to Treat a Hangover

    Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. You need to reintroduce liquid after getting rid of so much of it the night before. Water works, but also try prickly pear juice -- this really works on hangovers. And it might not sound too appealing, but get up and exercise!

  • Jason Aldean Has Most Played Song of 2009 According to Mediabase

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    According to Mediabase, Jason Aldean has the "Most Played Song of 2009" with his multi-week #1 "She's Country." The song, which was the debut single off of Jason's current album, Wide Open, also ranked #1 on the iTunes all-genre ringtone chart this year and snagged a spot in the Rock Band video game.

  • Jessica Simpson Pay Late Night Visit To Jail

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    Jessica Simpson paid a late-night visit to ... jail! The singer, 29, stopped by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department in West Hollywood early Friday morning to try to bail out her friend, Usmagazine.com confirms.  Her pal and longtime makeup artist, Mary Phillips, was arrested at 1:30 a.m. for being drunk in public after police received a disturbing the peace call at the Sunset Tower Hotel, a law enforcement source tells Us. Simpson, however, was turned away when she attempted to bail her out.

    "She was arrested for being drunk in public, and she was not released to Jessica because you can't release someone who has not sobered up," Deputy Aura Sierra tells Us. "They're going to release her a little later when she's sobered up. I don't know what time that will be. It could be a minimum of 6 to probably 8 hours." 

    Hours earlier, Simpson had posted a photo (above) on Twitter of herself, hairstylist BFF Ken Paves and Phillips -- who worked with Simpson on The Dukes of Hazzard and Employee of the Month and prepped her for her 2002 wedding to Nick Lachey.  She said that she was "sizzlin' with my peeps, pretty boy KP and Lil' Cholita [Phillips] ... look out yo!!"

  • Preperations For New Tim McGraw/Gwyneth Paltrow Movie Underway in Nashville

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    Tim McGraw

    Preparations for filming the new movie Love Don't Let Me Down are in full swing in Nashville. The film, starring Tim McGraw and Gwyneth Paltrow, is scheduled to go into production next month. Gwyneth has been on the hunt for a house to rent during filming, and location scouts have been looking for a Nashville-area cemetery in the past few days as well. Tim's current film, The Blind Side, has brought in 150 million dollars at the box office so far.

  • Dierks Bentley Drunk Texts Alison Krauss

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    Dierks Bentley

    Dierks Bentley will be the first to tell you it's dangerous to drink and text at the same time. Recently, on a long bus trip from Nashville to Iowa, Dierks and his bandmates were having a few Bud Lights and engaging in a battle of who could play the saddest song from their respective iTunes collections. Dierks went for the Alison Krauss weeper "Forget About It" and decided to text her about it. 

    A few days later, Alison texted him back asking, "Did they hurt or did they help?" Since they'd had a few cocktails that night, Dierks didn't remember texting Alison about their little contest. After a few texts back and forth, Dierks finally remembered what she was talking about and wrote Alison saying, quote, "I'm so sorry. I'm so embarrassed. Yes, it did help because our goal is to get as lonesome as possible, and your music causes that. So, thank you."