Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Tube Check! Jewel is expecting and did Britney rip off a country song?

Jewel and Ty Murray are expecting their first child later this year! The couple have been trying to conceive for two years and Jewel is now in her second trimester of pregnancy. “We’re so excited to be expecting our first baby,” Murray told People magazine. “We always knew we wanted to have a child, and this time in our lives feels right.” Of her pregnancy, Jewel adds “I’m trying to be in the moment and really enjoy my pregnancy. I feel very lucky.” Appropriately, Jewel is currently working on a children’s album.

Tube Check for tonight! Faith Hill will be on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,'on NBC.
Faith has lots to talk about, including her new flower line and her song from the 'Country Strong' soundtrack, 'Give In to Me.'

Over on CBS Blake Shelton will perform on the 'Late Show With David Letterman,'

I also just heard that The Randy Rogers Band will be on Leno Friday night!

Also coming up- The Band Perry will Laugh, Dance and Play for Ellen Degenerus on January 27th followed by a visit to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on January 28th.

Britney Spears' new song was leaked this week and for country fans it might sound a little familar. After giving the pop star’s new single a listen, the Bellamy Brothers found themselves asking, “Didn’t we already do that?” “Back in 1979, I wrote a little song called ‘If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me,’” recalls David Bellamy. “That little song went #1 and has since become one of the defining songs of our career. If you listen to the lyrics of Britney Spears’ new single, ‘Hold It Against Me,’ you’ll find some major similarities.” The brothers picked up on the news when their video for “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” was up 270,000 views, virtually overnight. In addition, several visitors on the and discussion boards began crying foul, leaving comments like “Bellamy Brothers rip-off” and “the Bellamy Brothers used the same lyrical hook in 1979.” “Howard and I have no personal beef with Britney. She’s a talented gal. But professionally, well, in all honesty, we feel completely ripped off. Where’s the originality?” says David Bellamy.
Howard Bellamy comments, “Hey Brit… If I said you ripped off our song, would you hold it against me? Thanks.”

ACM Top New Vocal Duo nominee the
JaneDear Girls ("Wildflower) will showcase music from their forthcoming self-titled debut album at Nashville’s 12th and Porter. The full-band performance will include a live stream event titled “Live in Nashville: the JaneDear girls” online on beginning at 7:00 PM TOMORROW, Jan 13th.

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