Headlines: Carrie Underwood Advice to Busy Moms, Paula Abdul Beloved Dogs Die

Carrie Underwood Says Family Hid In Safe Room During Nashville Tornado – Singer Carrie Underwood has a chart-topping music career, her own line of fitness apparel, and now her debut book, “Find Your Path,” a fitness guide written with the help of experts in health and nutrition. Her advice to busy moms: “If you don’t have your balance, everything else is out of balance.”

Maddie Poppe: It’s been a “Whirlwind” of a year – Let’s talk about gear. What are you using these days (guitars, amplifiers, accessories, etc.)? My go-to accessories that I must have at every performance are at least two light guitar picks —one I keep on my mic stand and the other usually in my pocket if I’m not using it for that particular song. I also like to keep a capo and a tuner at the head of my guitar. My friend also recently made me a quarter-inch cable, so that’s been nice to travel with as well! – Read more at guitargirlmag.com

Hey Monday’s Cassadee Pope on the most punk thing she ever did – THE BEST THING ABOUT NASHVILLE. The music. I think the community of music here is the best part. I know there’s music everywhere, but here the community really supports each other. Everybody, for the most part, is looking out for your best interest, and everybody just wants to help each other out. If you come from anywhere different, it makes you feel like you’re at home. – Read more at AltPress.com

Paula Abdul grieves her 2 dogs that died the same week – Paula Abdul had the excruciating task of bidding farewell to two of her dogs last week, Tinkerbell the Chihuahua and Charity the Yorkie. They died just days apart. “This last week, I lost two of my precious angels,” revealed the “Straight Up” singer against three photos of her dogs. “A big piece of my heart is missing.” – Read more at Good Morning America

John Legend Talks ‘The Voice,’ Nick Jonas, Kelly Clarkson & Kanye West: Exclusive Interview – The coaches’ relationship goes beyond the soundstage on the Universal Studios backlot. “Obviously I’ve known Kelly the longest, so we have a friendship with more longevity because we worked together on Duets back in the day on ABC and we’ve recorded songs together — I was on one of her albums and she’s on my Christmas album last year,” Legend says. “Kelly and I are probably closest, but I love Blake and we have a lot of fun together. I’ve had him and Gwen [Stefani] and Kelly and her husband [Brandon Blackstock] over for dinner. Sometimes I cook, sometimes Chrissy cooks and sometimes we have a chef come in.” – Read more at Forbes

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