Gwyneth Paltrow delivered a beautiful, heartfelt performance of “Coming Home” at this year's Oscars, the original song from her film Country Strong. The tune was one of the nominees in the Best Original Song category, and Paltrow’s beautiful performance made a strong case for why the ditty deserved to win the statue.
It didn’t, however. Randy Newman won his second Oscar at the 83rd Academy Awards for his original song “We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3, which he also performed live on the big stage.
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Although we've already seen actress Leighton Meester take on the music scene, this former good girl gone bad is stepping far away from Cobra Starship to sing about being a "Summer Girl."
In the upcoming film Country Strong, Meester plays Chiles Stanton -- a beauty queen and aspiring singer who lists Kelly Canter (Gwyneth Paltrow) and Jesus Christ as her idols.
After hearing her song, let us know what you think. Do you believe Meester could have a future in country music?
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If you're a Gleek, you've likely been anticipating Gwyneth Paltrow's upcoming cameo on Glee. If you're a country music lover, this was the Paltrow moment you've been eager to check out.
Last night, the Country Strong actress finally made her heavily-promoted appearance on the Country Music Awards. The Oscar winner -- who was strategically placed toward the very end of the program -- was assisted on stage by musician Vince Gill.
After watching her Paltrow's performance, let us know what you think. Did Gwyneth deserve her standing ovation ... or were those merely sympathy claps?
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Although we’ve already seen Gwyneth Paltrow in the trailer for Country Strong, this is the first time we’ve her perform the title song out of character.
In the film to be released on later this year, the Oscar winner plays Kelly Canter, a troubled musician who tries to get her career back (a la Crazy Heart). Real-life country singer Tim McGraw, who plays Paltrow’s husband in the film, also duets with Paltrow—on a tune written by Paltrow’s real-life husband.
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