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Taylor Swift Honored With First-Ever Dick Clark Award for Excellence at 2014 AMAs

Taylor Swift had a big Sunday. After opening the 2014 American Music Awards with a performance, the 'Shake It Off' hitmaker was honored with the inaugural Dick Clark Award for Excellence. To top it off, a music icon presented Swift with the award.

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Luke Bryan Snags Favorite Male Country Artist at 2014 American Music Awards

He was one of just a few country stars in attendance at the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night (Nov. 23), and Luke Bryan didn't walk away empty-handed. The star beat out two other huge country acts to win Favorite Male Artist: Country.

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Taylor Swift Jumpstarts 2014 American Music Awards With ‘Blank Space’ [Watch]

The 2014 American Music Awards kicked off with a bang ... a big, crazy bang! Taylor Swift launched the awards show like a crazy girl during the first-ever live performance of 'Blank Space.'

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Makes All of the Money and It’s Still Not Enough

There‘s going to be a lot of blood and ink spilled across the internet on the subject of the opening weekend for ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.’ Yes, the third film in the series did open significantly lower than its predecessors. Yes, there are definitely people at Lionsgate wringing their hands and trying to figure out why the film opened below expectations. And yet, that opening weekend is still massive. It’s three day total is larger than most movies ever have a chance to make in their entire runs. So, let's have some perspective as we dive into this week’s top 10.

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‘Jurassic World’ Teaser Promises to Deliver Our First Trailer on Thanksgiving Day

A few days ago, the YouTube page for Universal Spain posted memorable footage of the cup of water vibrating from ‘Jurassic Park’ as a teaser for ‘Jurassic World,’ which seemed pretty curious. But today brings our first official footage from ‘Jurassic World’ in the form of a far more awesome teaser for the trailer, which will hit the web on Thanksgiving day. If that’s not something to be thankful for, what is?

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Tide Overcomes Injuries, Slow Start in Iron Bowl Tune-Up

Sandwiched in between a matchup with then-No. 1 Mississippi State and an impending showdown with Auburn in the Iron Bowl, Alabama’s game against FCS Western Carolina on Saturday was intended to be a light week. Instead, the Crimson Tide took a few more punches than expected and a few left a mark.

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Garth Brooks Handles His Own Social Media

Garth Brooks was a late bloomer when it comes to social media, but now that's he's joined, he's determined to do it right.

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Blake Shelton Lost Big on Betting With Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton may be happy with his win for Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2014 CMA Awards, but he's probably even more happy that he didn't make a bet with Luke Bryan about it beforehand. The country singer's made that mistake before -- and it cost him big.

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Taylor Swift to Receive Special Honor at American Music Awards

Taylor Swift will become the first-ever recipient of a very special new honor at the upcoming American Music Awards.

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Remember When Garth Brooks Had a Hit With a Bob Dylan Song?

It's no secret that Garth Brooks is a big fan of acoustic singer-songwriters, since he counts James Taylor and Dan Fogelberg among his biggest influences. But many fans probably don't realize one of his biggest hits was written by folk-rock troubadour Bob Dylan.

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