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New Tunes And A Tour Coming From Garth
New Tunes And A Tour Coming From Garth

Garth Brooks has announced plans to release a new studio album next year!  It will be his first since 2001.  To promote the album, Garth will head out on a major tour and there will be a television special.

Chris Young raised over $35,000 for Stars for Stripes, a non-profit organization that provides celebrity entertainment for U.S. troops.

Before Taylor Swift takes her Red tour to Australia, she will spend the weekend celebrating in Nashville.  Her education center at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will open on Saturday.  On Sunday, the National Songwriters Association International will present Taylor with her sixth Songwriter/Artist of the Year award.

American Music Award nominees were announced this morning.  Taylor Swift is leading the country nominees with five, including Artist of the Year.  Right behind Taylor is Florida Georgia Line with four nominations including New Artist of the Year.

Dierks Bentley‘s family has gotten bigger.  He and his wife, Cassidy, welcomed their son, Knox, last night.  Baby Knox joins big sisters, Evie (5) and Jordan (2).  Congratulations to the Bentley family!!

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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!

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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.

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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.