Taylor Swift Special Leads Country TV Onslaught

Taylor Swift will do the tube on Turkey Day. John Rich is expected to compete on “The Celebrity Apprentice.” And Lady Antebellum and Easton Corbin have the best prospects for a new awards show. A ton of artists — and one actor — have country-related TV news to pass along. Here’s the rundown of the genre’s tube talk: Read More

Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney in Power Positions

Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and Rascal Flatts are among the most powerful celebrities in the world, right alongside Oprah Winfrey, Madonna and U2. That’s one way to interpret the latest edition of Forbes magazine’s Celebrity 100, a ranking that goes beyond finances to provide a full picture of famous people’s star power. The list measures their income as well as their performance in four different media forms — TV/radio, press, the Internet and social media — to provide an overview of the celebrities’ relative place in the pecking order of popularity. Read More

Trace Adkins, Tim McGraw To Take Part in CNN Gulf Relief Telethon

Trace Adkins and Tim McGraw will appear on CNN’s Larry King Live tonight at 8 PM/ET for a special two hour telethon, Disaster in the Gulf: How You Can Help. Trace and Tim will join celebrities Chelsea Handler, Sting, Cameron Diaz, Kathy Griffin, Justin Bieber, Alyssa Milano, Robert Redford, Harry Connick Jr., Jenny McCarthy, Melania [...] Read More