Nicole's News

Dierks Bentley Benefit Show Sells Out
Dierks Bentley Benefit Show Sells Out

Dierks Bentley will host a benefit concert on July 22 to benefit the families of the 19 firefighters killed in his home state of Arizona last month.  More than 6,000 tickets went on sale Friday and have sold out.  The Band PerryRandy Houser and David Nail will join Dierks for the show.

The entertainment world was shocked and sadden by the sudden death of Glee star Cory  Monteith over the weekend.  Taylor Swift had few words to describe how she was feeling yesterday.  She tweeted, “Speechless. And for the worst reason”.  It was reported that the pair briefly dated back in 2010.  Monteith was found in his Vancouver hotel room, he was 31. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

Florida Georgia Line will kick off their first headlining tour on October 3 and make a stop at the State Farm Center at the U of I on October 12.

Randy Travis remains in critical condition and has been under heavy sedation since surgery following a stroke on Wednesday.  A hospital statement says he is resting comfortably. Randy’s family continues to ask for prayers and support.

Alan Jackson has wanted to record a bluegrass album for years and he has finally done it. He went into the studio in April to record and The Bluegrass Album, will be available on September 24.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

diaz

A look at the celebrities who will be celebrating this weekend.

in Music

CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top country tracks

bradpaisley

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

in Entertainment

WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

in Entertainment

Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

in Entertainment

Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.