Miley Cyrus to Present @ “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute”

30 11 2011

Kid Rock to Perform a Special Version of “Care” and Miley Cyrus Added as a Celebrity Presenter

CNN, the worldwide leader in news, announced today that Kid Rock will perform a special live version of “Care” from his platinum selling album, “Born Free”, on CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, hosted by Anderson Cooper live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA, on CNN, Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET.  In addition, CNN announced that Miley Cyrus has also been added as a celebrity presenter along with Dancing with the Stars winner, J.R. Martinez, The Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am, global maternal health advocate and founder of Every Mother Counts, Christy Turlington Burns, and NFL Super Bowl champ and MVP quarterback Kurt Warner, all of whom were confirmed last week. CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute honors individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to help improve the lives of others.  Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the multiple Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN, will be doing exclusive backstage interviews live on CNN.com during the show.

This news comes on the heels of CNN announcing that J.R. Martinez will also be co-hosting the live pre-show, Showbiz Tonight @ CNN Heroes, with AJ Hammer, host of HLN’s evening show, Showbiz Tonight. Holly Robinson Peete will be hosting the social media suite on the red carpet. Showbiz Tonights correspondent, Kareen Wynter, will also be part of the pre-show, interviewing the arriving celebrities on the red carpet. The Showbiz Tonight @ CNN Heroes pre-show will air live on CNN and HLN at 7:00 PM ET.

Fans are encouraged to vote up to 10 times a day, every day, for this year’s “CNN Hero of the Year”. Voting continues through Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at midnight PT, and the “CNN Hero of the Year” will be announced live at this year’s CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute show. Fans can also make a direct charitable donation to their favorite Top 10 CNN Heroes’ nonprofit using Google Wallet, through December 31, 2011. Google is waiving all transaction fees enabling 100 percent of the donations to go directly to the heroes’ non-profit organizations. Visit CNNHeroes.com online or on your mobile device to learn more about the 2011 honorees, cast your vote and to donate.

Kelly Flynn is the Senior Executive Producer for the “CNN Heroes” initiative and CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.  This year’s show will be produced by Ian Stewart and Hamish Hamilton of Done and Dusted.

ALSO, Miley is set to perform at Trevor Live!:

A few weeks ago, it was reported that Miley will be attending “Trevor Live”. The official site has updated their performers, and Miley is listed! At the event, Gaga will be honored, and there will be tons of celebrity performances, and appearances. The event will take place December 4th, 2011 and begins at 8 PM.

Full list of performers, and celebrity appearances HERE.

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Demi Lovato’s Second Chance

30 11 2011

At just 19, the sweet singer has already survived an eating disorder and a very public emotional breakdown. If anyone’s ready to be reborn, it’s Demi Lovato. See how she’s simplified her life—starting with her beauty routine!

This time last year Demi Lovato had—it’s hard to believe—checked into a treatment center to get help for her struggles with bulimia, anorexia and self-injury. And instead of the usual celebrity tactic (deny, deny, deny), Lovato has taken a much braver route: going public about her self-described meltdown and the childhood bullying she’s talked openly about, all in an effort to help other young women and girls. This winter Lovato embarks on a world tour for her perfectly named album Unbroken. We’re all ears.

Glamour: These pictures from the shoot are gorgeous. I love your new look. What is beautiful to you?

Demi Lovato: Having strength and confidence in yourself. I think that women who know who they are are beautiful.

Glamour: And do you feel like you’re there? Or are you still working on that?

DL: I feel like I’m there. I feel beautiful, you know? I feel strong, and I feel confident in who I am.

Glamour: What’s your go-to makeup?

DL: Concealer, foundation, blush, mascara. I can feel glamorous without makeup too, especially on my lips. They’re naturally reddish, so I often let them go.

Glamour: How has your look changed in the last year?

DL: Whenever you’re going through, you know, stuff, it definitely reflects in the way you wear your makeup and hair. Wearing less makeup is more comfortable for me.

Glamour: What’s one thing that has really stuck with you from your experience in treatment?

DL: I met so many young girls and even older women who had literally, you know, been through so much that I couldn’t even imagine. I was maybe a little more closed-minded, and I learned from them never to judge anyone.

Glamour: Is it true that you got tattoos on top of your cutting scars?

DL: I think scars are like battle wounds—beautiful, in a way. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it. My tattoos say “Stay strong.” “Stay” on one [wrist] and “strong” on the other. Now I’m able to look at them and be thankful for being alive. I think that I’ve been blessed over the past year to be able to start over.

Glamour: What’s the healthiest thing that you do for yourself every day?

DL: Pray. I pray every night before I go to sleep and every morning when I wake up.

Glamour: I want to ask you about some of your lyrics. In “For the Love of a Daughter,” you sing about the “family war” and say, “Your selfish hands always expecting more.” Is this experience about your childhood?

DL: I think people read way too much into that line.

Glamour: What do you mean by that? Do people think it’s abuse and it’s not?

DL: I just don’t think people need to be that literal. I think that could just be, like, a financial thing.

Glamour: In “Skyscraper,” you sing, “Go on and try to tear me down, I will be rising from the ground.” Who are you singing to?

DL: It’s to every person who tried to bring me down. Everyone has the bully or the mean girl or the ex-boyfriend who tried to bring them down. For me, I think of the people who really weren’t there for me when I went into treatment. It was a really dark time for me because I had only a few people—I had surrounded myself with so many artificial friendships. It’s about those people too.

Glamour: You also sing, “You never really can fix a heart.” Do you believe that?

DL: I think every time you get your heart broken, there’s a little piece of it that chips away, and I don’t think you ever get that piece back. But I think you’re able to bandage it with time and with new people and other things that make you happy.

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Miley Cyrus Among Bing’s Most Searched People in 2011

30 11 2011

In this day and age, popularity is very scientific — the more a celebrity has been searched for on the Internet, the more important they are. Sometimes stars are being Binged for all the wrong reasons like, say, cheating. But 2011 was a good year, so scroll through to find out who is the most searched star.

Bing.com has announced its Top People Searches for 2011, with Justin Bieber usurping the number one spot from Kim Kardashian, who was last year’s most searched person.

Kardashian drops only one spot to #2, and Jennifer Aniston, who found love again this year with Justin Theroux, is #3. The legally troubled Lindsay Lohan comes in at #4, and stunning actress-model Megan Fox is #8.

Pop stars Jennifer Lopez (#5), Britney Spears (#6), Katy Perry (#7), Lady Gaga (#9) and Miley Cyrus (#10) also made the cut.

President Obama fell from #5 in 2010 to #49 in 2011, and Sandra Bullock, Jesse James, Michael Jackson, Tiger Woods, and Kate Gosselin also fell out of the top ten. Newly single Lopez, who staged a comeback this year with “American Idol,” a new album and upcoming movie roles, went from not even making the top 50 in 2010 to the #5 most searched person. Selena Gomez skyrocketed from #50 to #11 since dating Bieber.

Check out the top ten list below, as well as Bing’s Most Searched Celebrity Event and Most Searched Reality Stars!

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Can Wilmer Valderrama Handle Demi Lovato’s ‘Baggage’?

30 11 2011

Demi Lovato needs a guy who can handle “a little bit of baggage.”

The 19-year-old pop star tells Glamour magazine that she is very careful about dating after being hospitalized last year for “emotional and physical issues.”

“[I need] someone who’s not only supportive in my career, but also in my recovery,” she says. “It’s a big responsibility dating me because I come with a little bit of baggage, you know? I’m completely open. I’m honest about the journey I’ve been on, so I definitely don’t take dating lightly anymore.”

Lovato has recently been linked with “That ’70s Show” actor Wilmer Valderrama, who she also dated before their breakup in June. The two were caught kissing early this month, and two weeks ago attended a wedding together — where Lovato caught the bride’s bouquet.

Presumably, Valderrama can handle quite a bit of baggage. The actor, now 31, also dated Lindsay Lohan.

While Lovato was vague last year about why she dropped out of a Jonas Brothers tour and entered a treatment facility, she has since talked openly about what happened. She has said that she received treatment for bulimia and self-injury, and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder while under care.

“I was losing my voice from purging. I was self-medicating. I was not taking medication for depression,” she told Robin Roberts of ABC. “Basically, I had a nervous breakdown.”

Lovato says she is doing much better these days.

In her Glamour interview, Lovato seems to imply that ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas might not have been the most supportive mate for her. While talking about writing “Skyscraper,” her ode to second chances, she mentions an “ex-boyfriend who tried to bring [me] down.”

“[The song is about] every person who tried to bring me down,” Lovato says. “Everyone has the bully or the mean girl or the ex-boyfriend who tried to bring them down. For me, I think of the people who really weren’t there for me when I went into treatment. It was a really dark time for me because I had only a few people — I had surrounded myself with so many artificial friendships. It’s about those people.”





“Why Don’t You Love Me” Feat. Demi Lovato is Now Available!

29 11 2011

Hot Chelle Rae’s collaboration with Demi Lovato “Why Don’t You Love Me” is now available on iTunes! Support them by buying the song HERE.

ALSO, Kelly Clarkson talking about Demi:





Demi Lovato on ‘Exteme Makeover: Home Edition’ Official Pics

29 11 2011

Demi Lovato holds onto Gloria Walker-Hoover’s hand as she performs during a concert for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Filmed late last month, the 19-year-old musician lent her vocal talents to the show which combined an anti-bullying rally, Demi, Cody Simpson and the Kardashian sisters with the program.

“It’s just unbelievable,” mom Sirdeaner Walker shared with MassLive.com, “A lot of love went into building this home. It’s incredible.”

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airs Friday, December 2 @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

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Miley Cyrus Joins NOH8 Campaign

28 11 2011

Miley Cyrus poses with Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley on the set of her NOH8 shoot.

The campaign posted the pic on their Facebook account along with, “Thank you @MileyCyrus for taking a stand & supporting the @NOH8Campaign! #NOH8!”

The NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam and his partner Jeff in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8. Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths, symbolizing their voices being silenced by Prop 8 and similar legislation around the world, with “NOH8″ painted on one cheek in protest.

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