She has quite the big weekend ahead of her, and Taylor Swift kicked things off by making an appearance at the Westwood One Remotes room in Las Vegas on Friday (March 30).
Held as part of the 47th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards festivities, the “Mean” singer joined up with fellow country star Dierks Bentley with the pair offering up an interview to 99.5 WYCD radio station.
During the course of her hectic Friday, Miss Swift was also spotted grabbing dinner at Il Pastaio restaurant while still clad in a bright yellow and white dress with a pair of red heels.
As for the next two days, Taylor will be attending the ACM Awards on Sunday night (April 1) while she’s also set to be doted with the Big Help Award during Saturday night’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
Making the occasion extra-special, the 22-year-old will be presented with the honor by First Lady Michelle Obama.
Chosen as the recipient thanks to her philanthropic endeavors – which includes her work with U.S. tornado and flood survivors – Nickelodeon Executive Vice President, Marva Smalls, said of the selection: “Taylor’s dedication to helping others has encouraged her fan base to do the same, and this is the very core of what The Big Help is, inspiring others through action. We are honored that First Lady Michelle Obama, a past recipient of The Big Help Award will be presenting this formidable and inspiring artist with this much deserved honor.”
Finally getting a break from her “The Lorax” press efforts, Taylor Swift used her well-deserved downtime to tend to a few household needs in Beverly Hills, CA on Friday (February 24).
The Grammy-winning artist weaved her way up and down the aisles at a local Ralphs Supermarket while loading up her cart and hitting the checkout counter.
Miss Swift’s grocery loadup comes just after it was reported that she’s once again shown her good nature by inviting an 18-year-old cancer patient named Kevin McGuire to be her date to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 1st.
The invitation came after Taylor was propositioned via a Facebook page created by Kevin’s sister, Victoria, asking the”Mean” singer to take her ill brother to their school’s prom.
To the prom invite, Swift replied, “I’m so sorry but I won’t be able to make it to your prom.” But to the elation of Mr McGuire and his sister, she then added, “But… I was wondering, the ACM Awards are coming up… Would you be my date?”
Overwhelmed with joy over the opportunity to spend the night alongside his idol, Kevin told USA Today, “Obviously I said yes,” while adding that the ACM Awards invite “is a lot better than the senior prom.”
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She’s always been good to her loyal followers, and this morning (January 26) Taylor Swift was spotted showing some love to her fans in London, England.
The “Speak Now” singer posed for some pictures as she made her way out of her hotel and headed off to the airport.
The travels come as Miss Swift is rejoicing the news that she’s been nominated for an impressive three trophies at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
22-year-old Taylor is in the running for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year for her hit song “Mean”.
The winners will be announced live during a ceremony airing on April 1st at 8PM ET/PT on CBS.
Bringing her camera-friendly self to another front page, Gwyneth Paltrow covers the February 2012 issue of Australia’s Fair Lady magazine.
The Oscar-winning actress looks adorable in the Mario Testino shot feature with the publication’s tagline underneath Gwyn simply reading “Pretty Perfect”.
Highlights from Miss Paltrow’s interview are as follows. For more, be sure to check out Fair Lady!
On singing live at the Country Music Awards:
“Before I did it I was dying. I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. I was like, ‘Why would I say yes to this? What is wrong with me? What kind of maniac would agree to do this?’”
On her work-out routine:
“I really work my ass off. I mean, I eat like this – I eat whatever I want – so I don’t have a choice. But it’s worth it. You can’t eat whatever you want and be 38 and have two kids and look really good unless you just put the time in and fo it.”
On English people:
“They’re really laid-back and calm. Beyonce did the school run with me once and everyone was fine.”