Headlines: Carrie Underwood Set for the AMAs

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5 SECONDS OF SUMMER, SELENA GOMEZ AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO PERFORM AT THE “2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS®” dick clark productions and ABC announced today that 5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez and Carrie Underwood will perform at the “2015 American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show. They join previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez. The “2015 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC. – via dc productions press release

Chris Rock Returns to Host the Oscars – Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars(R) for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today. The 88th Academy Awards(R) will be broadcast live on Oscar(R) Sunday, February 28, 2016, on the ABC Television Network. Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005. “Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the entertainment industry,” said Hill and Hudlin. “Comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, documentarian – he’s done it all. He’s going to be a phenomenal Oscar host!” “I’m so glad to be hosting the Oscars,” said Rock. “It’s great to be back.” – Read more at the Futon Critic

Make Me Cry: The Story Behind Wrigley Gum & Haley Reinhart’s Unforgettable ‘Sarah & Juan’ Ad – The Energy BBDO music team, led by Daniel Kuypers, sorted through some 120 songs before settling on “Can’t Help Falling In Love.” They listened to “all three zillion covers and the original,” says Kuypers, but wanted something more contemporary and tailored to the spot. After listening to 35-40 artists, they commissioned demos from a handful. “My instructions were, ‘make me cry,’” says Kuypers. One of those artists was Reinhart. Executives at BBDO knew her, not just because she’d ended third in the tenth season of American Idol back in 2011, but also because they’d heard her sing with Postmodern Jukebox and thought her voice was perfect for the emotion the spot wanted to convey.- Read more at Billboard

How Carrie Underwood’s ‘Choctaw County Affair’ Laid Foundation for Album

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Carrie Underwood has ‘mom guilt’ about work-life balance – Carrie Underwood is pure poise on the red carpet, on stage and on TV — but she’s finding it hard to strike a balance these days, she says. “I think mom guilt is rampant in my life,” said Underwood, whose son Isaiah was born in February. “I am sure it is in any mom’s… I still constantly wonder, ‘Is this fair to him? Is my life fair to him?'” Underwood, whose new album, “Storyteller, is out on Oct. 23, knows the exhaustion that comes after being up with a fussy baby all night during album launch week, or the remorse in bidding him goodbye in the morning and knowing she’ll be working long after his bedtime. – Read more at the Associated Press

Kellie Pickler’s Love of Animals Is Driving Her Husband a Little Crazy: “Enough Is Enough!” – Too much of a good thing? Kellie Pickler has never met an animal she didn’t love or want to adopt. And while her husband, Kyle Jacobs, appreciates her fondness for all things furry — or in some cases, scaly or feathery — more isn’t necessarily merrier. As seen in this exclusive clip from the couple’s upcoming CMT reality show, I Love Kellie Pickler, Jacobs’ tolerance for their ever-growing collection of pets is quickly waning. – Read more at US Magazine

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