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Taylor Swift’s ‘Ours’ Video Shoot Shuts Down Nashville Airport – Webisode Four
The fourth video from Taylor Swift's behind the scenes of 'Ours' series focuses on one thing: location. The 'Ours' video was filmed in the Nashville area -- and though it's only a four-minute long video, Swift and the crew hit an office building, a house, a public bus and even Nashville's airport to shoot scenes that wound up in the final product. In fact, the singer states that the airport was ac
Taylor Swift Offers Character Insight in Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Ours’ Video Series – Webisode Three
"The story of this video is the ups and downs of this girl's day in the life," Taylor Swift begins in the video below, which is behind-the-scenes clip No. 3 of 13 from her ongoing 'Ours' web series. "This girl hates her job. It's boring, and every single day she doesn't even know what she's really doing at this job."
Taylor Swift Spotlights ‘Ours’ Video Director in Behind-the-Scenes Series – Webisode Two
"This is my second time working with Declan as a director," Taylor Swift says to start off the second behind-the-scenes webisode of her new 'Ours' video. In the first part of the series, Swift briefly introduced the video's director, Declan Whitebloom, who also directed the video for 'Mean.' In this clip, she explains in detail why she's so comfortable being in cahoots with him. Read Mor
Taylor Swift Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Ours’ Video – Webisode One
Taylor Swift premiered her 'Ours' video on Friday, Dec. 2, and now she's sharing a 13-clip series of short videos that will bring fans behind the camera. A new vignette will be available to watch each day, beginning with webisode one below. This first behind-the-scenes glimpse at her 'Ours' video shoot pans across the set, showing goofy off-camera moments, interview clips with Swift and a brief in
Taylor Swift Covers Jimmy Eat World, Michelle Branch and Jordin Sparks Songs
Taylor Swift brought on the heat at her weekend concerts in Phoenix, Ariz. by adding a few surprise covers to her set: pop-rock band Jimmy Eat World's 'The Middle,' pop (and sometimes country) singer Michelle Branch's 'All You Wanted' and pop-R&B crooner Jordin Sparks' 'No Parade.' For her take on the singalong anthem 'The Middle' -- seen in the video below -- Swift was joined by Jimmy Eat Wor
Loretta Lynn Is ‘Doing Well’ After Hospitalization
Loretta Lynn, suffering from the early stages of pneumonia, was hospitalized this weekend and forced to cancel last night's concert in Ashland, Ky., as previously reported. According to an update posted to Lynn's official website on Saturday night, the 76-year-old is currently "doing well" but will in fact be canceling tonight's scheduled concert in Durham, N.C. as well.
Lauren Alaina Dishes On Proposals, Love Songs and the Tune Carrie Underwood Wrote for ‘Wildflower’
Not many up-and-coming singers can say they've got the support of Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Taylor Swift like Lauren Alaina does. Then again, not many young performers have an 'American Idol' claim to fame, a promising record deal and a single that started climbing the charts as soon as it was released. The 16-year-old Georgia native may have placed second to Scotty McCreery in the officia
Scotty McCreery Talks Wild Fans, New Songs and Being the Busiest Kid Out of North Carolina
Ask Scotty McCreery what he misses most about his hometown of Garner, N.C., and you might think you're talking to a homesick college freshman: sweet tea from Bojangles, high school football games and -- yep -- even sitting in English class to take a test. The 17-year-old 'American Idol' champion may be wrapping up a country-wide tour, and he may be on the cusp of releasing a sure-to-be successful
Scotty McCreery: ‘The McLaina Thing Never Happened’
Some fans of Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina may think otherwise, but the two young breakout country stars are not dating. For the record, they're saying that they have never dated. They're both fresh off of 'American Idol,' they're both on the same tour right now, they both have highly-anticipated albums coming out in October -- and the good-natured McCreery and Alaina are both quick to laugh a
Miranda Lambert Talks Wedding Gifts and ‘Figuring Out a Timeline’ to Have Kids With Blake Shelton
Since their May 14 wedding, country sweethearts Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton haven't had much alone time. With two busy careers in the entertainment industry, they just barely had enough time to squeeze in their honeymoon. It's safe to assume that a baby isn't in the plan for Mr. and Mrs. Shelton just yet, but they have discussed starting a family.