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Taylor Swift wins so many awards, it's gotta be getting hard to keep track of where to put them all. The American Music Awards should add to her haul.

Having already received multiple nominations for the Grammys, CMAs and MTV VMAs, the country star has been nominated for five more honors. Woo!

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Swift, 19, received five American Music Awards nods, including favorite female country music artist, favorite female pop artist and artist of the year.

Note to certain rappers this time around: don't mess with Taylor!

The late Michael Jackson, who passed away June 25, was another top nominee, with five nominations, followed by rapper Eminem, who nabbed four.

Hopefully the AMAs go more smoothly than the VMAs for Taylor Swift.

Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon and T.I. each received three nods. We just hope that Kanye West doesn't decide to show up.

Paula Abdul, Adam Lambert and Snoop Dogg revealed the nominees and the live lineup, including Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, and the Black Eyed Peas.

For the first time in the show's history, fans will bdetermine the final four nominees of the T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award by voting on ABC.com.

Among those considered for the category are Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Gloriana, the Zac Brown Band, Keri Hilson and Jermiah. Should be close!

The AMAs will air live on Sunday, November22, at 8 p.m. EST.

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Leighton Meester, who scored a big hit in tandem with Cobra Starship on "Good Girls Go Bad" this summer, is now singing about finding "Somebody to Love."

Her new track debuted this morning on Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM show.

"I really wanted to make something completely different than anything that's on the radio right now," Leighton told Ryan, and she may have succeeded.

"I feel like it's dancey and fun, but still laid-back, relaxed, moody and sexy."

Also featuring Robin Thicke, the track is the first single off the Gossip Girl actress' upcoming album, which she hopes will be released by the end of the year.

Check it out and see what you think ...

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Paris Hilton apparently bought a pet mini-pig recently.

We know. This is as terrible an idea as you think it is.

Rightfully assuming the poor little creature will be neglected and treated like crap, PETA has fired off a statement calling the ho-tel heiress "wretched example" by treating animals like they're "as disposable as her friends and fiances."

BURN!

PETA continues of Paris: "The Chihuahuas, ferrets, and kinkajous she's paraded through her home in the past were not accessories, and pot-bellied pigs aren't either."

Doug Reinhardt definitely is, at least.

We gotta agree with PETA for the first time ever here. Any dumbass who says she won't get swine flu because she doesn't eat pork clearly lacks the mental capacity to care for defenseless living creatures. Or to finish the 11th grade.

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BOO! OINK! AWW: Little teacup piglets gather in a jack-o-lantern, just in time for Halloween! So cute. Sadly, the thought of one living with Paris is frightful.

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Flanked by their respective lawyers, Jon Gosselin both arrived in court at 8:30 a.m. EST this morning and spent about an hour inside chambers before leaving.

They first met with an arbitrator but were unable to strike a deal about how  to divvy up their money, which has become quite the point of contention of late.

Then they went before a judge, who told the parents of eight to try again with an independent arbitrator (which they already tried, and landed them here).

Kate had said she wants alimony from Jon, who says she's the thief.

The Gosselins are due back in court October 26.

Jon and Kate's legal camps hoped to hash out various financial matters, including Kate's request for temporary spousal and child support and, not incidentally, her claims that Jon yoinked $235,000 from their joint account in one week.

Jon fired back with allegations that Kate took out $60,000 from their joint account this year without permission ... and that there's over $1 million that hasn't been properly accounted for, largely stemming from her book royalties.

A few weeks ago, after a round of tabloid accusations had him going to town on nanny Stephanie Santoro, Jon tried to put the brakes on divorce proceedings until after they actually had a chance to work together on things. But alas.

Jon then decided that having his kids star in a TV show, which now happens to be named Kate Plus 8, is no longer smart, and demanded TLC cease production.

Pick your side!

 

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Fox NFL Sunday, the network's weekly pregame show, is not funny.

It's as if the hosts try to offer as little insight as possible, while they sit around and laugh at each other's jokes, which they try to make as unfunny as possible.

Nevertheless, you have to give the football pundits credit for this cartoon spoof from last Sunday, which mocks their own show as well as the Dallas Cowboys.

Head Coach Wade Phillips, quarterback Tony Romo and his ex-girlfriend Jessica Simpson are among those ridiculed, and let's just say Fox was far from subtle.

Of Jessica's weight gain, running back Marion Barber jokes, "I can't believe Tony dated Jessica Simpson, even after she blew up bigger than Flozell Adams!"

Flozell, BT-Dubs, is an tackle for Dallas who tips the scales at 340.

Pretty rough. Here's the clip from Sunday's pregame show ...

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Once the most fearsome fighter in the world, Mike Tyson broke down in tears as he described his unspeakable grief after the death of his daughter Exodus.

Mike broke his silence in an emotional interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show yesterday, recalling how his little girl strangled herself on a treadmill cord.

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This happened at her mother Sol Xochitl’s home in Phoenix.

Although nearly five months has passed since the tragic accident, Mike Tyson still struggles to accept it. However, he doesn’t want to know the details.

“From all my experience in rehab, I took responsibility,” he says, “She had to be buried, she had to be taken care of. There was no animosity. There was no anger towards anybody. I don’t know how she died and I don’t want to know.

“But I know somebody’s to blame for it, there will be a problem.”

Mike Tyson's fall from grace pales in comparison to this tragedy.

Exodus’ older brother Miguel, 7, found her unconscious after her neck got caught in the treadmill cord and her mother, who is no longer in a relationship with Mike Tyson, administered CPR before calling emergency services.

She died from her injuries the following day in the hospital.

How did Mike and his temper cope with such devastation?

“My first instinct was a lot of rage and I am so happy I had the tools in life not to go in that direction. I don’t want to go there, I want to win now."

“I’m just fortunate that I have children by different women and as a family we’re so close. That’s my biggest asset. We all love each other.”

Mike recently got married to Lakiha Spicer.

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The preliminary hearing for the three shady defendants accused of enabling the drug habit of Anna Nicole Smith - her former companion Howard K. Stern and her former Drs. Sandeep Kapoor and Khristine Eroshevich - begins this week.

Those three are in deep $h!t, but ironically, Stern's fate could be in the hands of Larry Birkhead. His former rival will be in the spotlight, and a sticky situation.

Prosecutors will ask the father of Anna's daughter, who will testify as soon as today, about various comments he made about Howard K. Stern back in 2007.

Birkhead made such comments to celebrity gossip outlets during the time he was battling Howard over custody of - and who was the father of - Dannielynn.

But Birkhead and Stern settled the custody dispute amicably after Larry was confirmed to be the father, and they have since been united on all things Anna.

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Larry Birkhead, Dannielynn and a photographer go to the pumpkin patch.

So does Birkhead now back off his statements about Stern being an enabler? Does the prosecution call a witness who says the reverse of what they want?

It would be interesting, to say the least, if Birkhead backed off his story of Stern playing a harmful role in Anna's life now that their custody battle is over.

Doing a complete 180 seems like a stretch, but he could now say that some of the statements he made about Howard K. Stern were in the heat of battle.

In any case, Howard K. Stern, Dr. Sandeep Kapoor and Dr. Khristine Eroshevich have pleaded not guilty to a grand total of 23 felony charges. Stay tuned.

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FOX made Carrie Underwood a star on the fourth season of American Idol. Or at least broadcast it when she made herself a country star on that very program.

How the network is giving Carrie her own two-hour variety special!

The star will host Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton and fellow American Idol winner David Cook on the December 7 show, produced by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe.

The big Carrie Underwood television broadcast will be tentatively titled Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

After selling 10 million albums and winning four Grammys, Underwood will sing her hits and new songs, as well as perform in comedy skits on the show.

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Would you watch a Carrie Underwood variety show?

While the Carrie Underwood show is a one-time event, the Reporter says the networks are looking to revive the once-popular (and cheap) variety format.

This is best evidenced by the creation of the Jay Leno Show every night at 10 p.m. on NBC, but also by CBS' John Mayer pilot, which is now in the works.

That will be called The Douchebag Hour. Just kidding. Sort of.

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Heidi Klum has become a mom for the fourth time!

The supermodel gave birth to a girl, Lou Samuel, on October 9 in Los Angeles, her rep confirms. She joins beautiful siblings Johan, 2, Henry, 4, and Leni, 5.

Her husband, Seal, released the following statement Monday:

"It's difficult to imagine loving another child as much as you love your existing children. Anyone who has a family will tell you this."

"Where will one find that extra love? If you love your existing children with all your heart, how can one possibly find more heart with which to love another?"

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Heidi Klum with her mom and Lou's older sibs.

"On Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at 7:46 p.m., the answer to this question came in the form of our fourth child and second daughter. Lou Sulola Samuel was born."

"From the moment she looked into both of our eyes, it was endless love at first sight. She is beautiful beyond words and we are happy that she chose us to watch her grow over the coming years."

Congratulations to the happy family!

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Shayne Lamas, one of the many daughters of actor Lorenzo Lamas, is knocking her former stepmother Shauna Sand for her staring role in sex tape.

As we reported yesterday, a Shauna Sand sex tape is set to be released. The former model admits she was involved, but does not want it released.

Yeah, right.

Shayne, who you may remember as the winner of The Bachelor season starring Matt Grant (they lasted a good month) is calling BS on Shauna:

"Isn't that convenient that her tape just happened to be leaked the day after my show premiered. I just feel bad for my little sisters," she said.

Leave it to Lamas debuted Sunday on E!

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Shayne Lamas' mother is Michele Smith. Lorenzo Lamas divorced her, married Shauna Sand and then had three more daughters. [Photos: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

We'll keep you posted on anything we hear regarding Shauna Sand sex tape, but that's all we've got at the moment. Thank you for weighing in, Shayne Lamas.

Shayne had no comment on who will be the next Bachelor. However we're sure she could be convinced to enlist as a contestant again if the producers allowed.

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