Like Ellen DeGeneres hosting the Oscars, it always helps when an awards show host is coming into the gig with some prior knowledge of what to expect, and how to please the crowd. Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, who hosted Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards, definitely know how to play to their audience, and they don't take themselves too seriously.
It was also great that Miranda Lambert was such a good sport -- many of their best jokes involved making fun of her husband Blake's sexual prowess (or lack thereof).
We loved when Blake and Luke took a selfie in an attempt to rival Ellen's legendary Oscars selfie! Hey, it may not break any records, but the country world needs their own awards show selfie, too!
Song of sorrow?
Chris Martin appears to be coping with his split from Gwyneth Paltrow with his new song, "Magic." After watching the emotional video, it definitely has us thinking it could be about his failed marriage. In the video, he plays a magician, who tries to save a female magician from an abusive relationship. He sings about their relationship being "broken" and it's so heartbreaking!
What do you think of the sudden passing of Peaches Geldof? Go to
hollywoodlife.com and let us know.