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LeAnn Rimes Tears Up During Patsy Cline Tribute Performance

LeAnn Rimes sings her heart out while performing on stage at the 2013 American Country Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday (December 10) in Las Vegas.

The 31-year-old singer performed a tribute to the late Patsy Cline and she had an emotional moment at the end of the song when she broke down in tears from seeing the audience’s standing ovation.

“My band looks hot! I have chaos going on in my dressing room, but I welcome it, all fun, laughs and good vibes. Changing hair & MU & dress,” LeAnn tweeted before the performance. “Gotta love a several thousand $ gown in a shower. Moments before I went on. Such a happy night!”

FYI: LeAnn is wearing a Naeem Khan dress, Rene Caovilla shoes, and DeMarco jewelry.


LeAnn Rimes Tears Up During Patsy Cline Tribute Performance

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Jewel & Sheryl Crow - ACAs 2013 Red Carpet

Jewel rocks a short and sparkly dress on the red carpet at the 2013 American Country Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday (December 10) in Las Vegas.

The 39-year-old singer was joined at the event by Sheryl Crow, 51.

Jewel is one of the judges of the new season of The Sing Off and the show kicked off last night following The Voice. The ratings were up 26 percent from the last premiere back in 2011, according to THR.

FYI: Jewel is wearing a Jovani dress, Rupert Sanderson shoes, Nancy Gonzalez purse, and Jacob & Co. jewelry.

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Luke Bryan Wins Male Artist of the Year at ACAs 2013

Luke Bryan suits up on the red carpet at the 2013 American Country Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday (December 10) in Las Vegas.

The 37-year-old country singer was joined on the red carpet by his wife Caroline Boyer.

Luke picked up the awards for Male Artist of the Year and Touring Artist of the Year. It brought his total of awards won at this show to eleven, the most for any artist!

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LeAnn Rimes & Eddie Cibrian - ACAs 2013 Red Carpet

LeAnn Rimes is joined by her hunky hubby Eddie Cibrian on the red carpet at the 2013 American Country Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday (December 10) in Las Vegas.

The 31-year-old singer is set to perform a tribute to the late Patsy Cline during the show.

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“Just finished rehearsal for the #ACAs I’m so excited to honor my favorite woman. Feels like it’s coming full circle after 20 years,” LeAnn tweeted. “I have the HOTTEST date here tonight #husbandislookingfine”

FYI: LeAnn is wearing a Reem Acra dress, Rene Caovilla shoes, a Rauwolf clutch, a Gilan ring, and Bettina Javaheri earrings.

10+ pictures inside of LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian on the red carpet… More Here! »

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Danica Patrick & Trace Adkins - ACAs 2013 Red Carpet

Danica Patrick and Trace Adkins pose for photos together on the red carpet at the 2013 American Country Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday (December 10) in Las Vegas.

The 31-year-old race car driver and the 51-year-old country singer will be hosting the event this evening!

Trace also stopped to pose for some pics on the carpet with his wife Rhonda Forlaw.

“Was just listening to @kelliepickler rehearsing for the #ACAs tomorrow night! Love her little bit gypsy song!” Danica tweeted during the show’s rehearsal the day before.

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Kellie Pickler & Lauren Alaina - ACAs 2013 Red Carpet

Kellie Pickler lets out a big smile on the red carpet at the 2013 American Country Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday (December 10) in Las Vegas.

The 27-year-old singer will be performing during the show tonight and fellow American Idol contestant Lauren Alaina was also spotted walking the red carpet. She is set to present on stage.

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“Can’t wait to perform on the #AmericanCountryAwards this Tuesday on @FOXTV! @ACAINSIDER :)” Kellie tweeted earlier in the week.

FYI: Lauren is wearing a Jovani dress and L’Dezen jewelry.

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Taylor Swift Leads American Country Awards Nominations!

Taylor Swift heads into a dance studio wearing a white sweater on Tuesday morning (October 29) in Los Angeles.

The nominations for the 2013 American Country Awards were just announced and the 23-year-old singer leads the pack this year with eight nominations!

Taylor is nominated for: Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year: Female, Single of the Year: Female for “Begin Again,” Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration for “Highway Don’t Care,” Touring Artist of the Year, Music Video of the Year for “Begin Again,” Music Video of the Year: Female for “Begin Again,” and Music Video of the Year: Group or Collaboration for “Highway Don’t Care”!

Make sure to tune in for the 2013 American Country Awards on December 10 on Fox!

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