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Rachelle Lamb Follows Her Dreams With Faith Hill Song on ‘American Idol’
"I am doing 'American Idol' for my daughter and I," Rachelle Lamb, who turned out to be the only singer to audition with a country song on tonight's St. Louis episode, said to introduce herself. In the city where Carrie Underwood was first discovered, the aspiring singer arrived to chase her dreams with the help of Faith Hill.
Taylor Swift Parodies ‘The Office’ in New ‘Ours’ Webisode
Taylor Swift: the next Pam Beesly (Halpert)? The singer's latest behind-the-scenes clip from her 'Ours' video, seen below, is actually a mini episode of 'The Office' -- with a fresh new set of workers who could fit right in with the original cast.
Rodney Atkins Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Smother Wife With Pillow
Rodney Atkins was arrested last month for alleged domestic assault, according to TMZ. Court documents say that his wife, Tammy Atkins, claimed he attempted to smother her with a pillow and grabbed her by the face to throw her down the hallway.
Taylor Swift Proves to Be a ‘Great Collaborator’ at ‘Ours’ Video Shoot – Webisode 11
Actor Zach Gilford's recollection of first saying hello to Taylor Swift on the set of her new 'Ours' video sounds like a lot of folks' experiences with meeting the singer: "I just met Taylor this morning for the first time, and she was just super nice. Came in, gave me a hug."
Taylor Swift Reminisces About a Past Love While Making ‘Ours’ Video – Webisode 10
Taylor Swift's latest single, 'Ours,' is a love song. In the video below, she opens up about the relationship that led her to write it. "This is a song that I wrote about, you know, somebody that I was in love with, and I didn't see why everybody else had to weigh in on their opinions on it," Swift reveals in the clip, No. 10 out of a series of 13 webisodes of the making of her 'Ours' vi
Taylor Swift Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her ‘Ours’ Video – Webisode Nine
"The inspiration for this video comes from a lot of different times that I've tried to do things other than music," Taylor Swift explains at the start of the latest behind-the-scenes segment from her 'Ours' video, seen below. "And, you know, if you get kind of funneled into a job that isn't what you love doing, you end up like this a lot," she adds, resting her head on her hand
Taylor Swift Shoots Home Movies While Making ‘Ours’ Video – Webisode Eight
When Taylor Swift worked with director Declan Whitebloom on her new 'Ours' video, she didn't spend all of her time in front of the camera. Whitebloom realized that in order to make the video's home movie clips -- scenes of Swift's character and her love interest that are sprinkled throughout the narrative -- more realistic, he'd have to put Swift behind the camera, too.
Taylor Swift’s ‘Ours’ Video Casts a ‘Weird, Eclectic Bunch’ – Webisode Seven
Video No. 7 of 13 in Taylor Swift's behind-the-scenes series of 'Ours' is all about the characters. Casting for the 'Ours' video happened in Nashville and the surrounding areas, according to director Declan Whitebloom. As previously revealed, Swift specifically asked for actor Zach Gilford to play her love interest, but Whitebloom had his own fun in finding folks for the singer to cast as extras.
Taylor Swift Shows Off ‘Corporate Not Chic’ Look From ‘Ours’ Video – Webisode Six
The latest behind-the-scenes clip from Taylor Swift's 'Ours' video is all about her character's on camera look: bland office attire, unkempt hair and hardly any makeup. "I call this corporate not chic," Swift says in the brief video seen below, which is the sixth in a series of 13.
Taylor Swift and ‘Ours’ Boyfriend Zach Gilford Get On ‘Like a House on Fire’ at Video Shoot – Webisode Five
The onscreen chemistry between Taylor Swift and actor Zach Gilford's characters in her new 'Ours' video feels natural, and director Declan Whitebloom confirms that in the behind-the-scenes clip below: "He and Taylor got on like a house on fire, which always helps when they're meant to be a couple. There wasn't much acting involved."