Carrie Underwood took a moment at the CMA Awards on Wednesday night to honor the country stars who passed away this year and the victims of the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting that took place in October. The «Heartbeat» singer delivered a beautiful and moving performance of «Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling» while black-and-white images of the lives lost appeared across the screen behind her. Carrie appeared to be overcome with emotion as she sang, and it’s safe to assume there wasn’t a dry eye in the house by the time her performance ended. Grab a tissue and watch it above.
Jimmy Kimmel is known for pranking his daughter and telling her he ate her Halloween candy, so when Channing Tatum stepped in as a guest host for Jimmy Kimmel Live on Nov. 1, he decided to do the same. Spoiler: it didn’t go over well. After the actor breaks the sad news, his 4-year-old daughter Everly proceeds to cry as she hugs her mom, Jenna Dewan Tatum. Aww! Don’t worry, Channing, a total softy at heart, felt really bad about it afterward. See the precious video above.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton are currently expecting their second child together, a baby girl, and from the looks of the adorable family dynamic they already have, their daughter is going to be born into a whole lot of love. The couple, who have been together since 2009, are parents to son Gus, 7, and they frequently share sweet snaps of their quiet upstate New York life on social media. From days out at the farm to Jeffrey and Gus looking like twins in matching outfits, we can’t get enough of this trio. And while we thought the Walking Dead actor was as hot as he could possibly get, we already know that once he has a daughter, we’ll melt into pools of nothing on a daily basis. Keep reading to see their sweet family moments ahead.
Why is it always the most unexpected song covers that hit you right in the gut with emotion? When the ’80s band A-Ha performed their iconic hit «Take on Me» for MTV Unplugged, the audience was moved to tears by the acoustic version — and you will be, too. Seriously, the video should come with a warning for your tear ducts, because you’ll feel yourself well up almost automatically as you listen to the hauntingly beautiful version, not to mention the chills you’ll feel. Give the video a watch and you’ll see what we mean.
Vanessa Lachey dedicated her Dancing With the Stars performance to her beautiful family during «Memorable Year» night on Monday. Ahead of her performance, the mother of three opened up about how she underwent emergency surgery when her youngest son, Phoenix, was born premature last December. Even though it was a particularly difficult time for her family, she admitted that her husband Nick’s song «Godspeed (Sweet Dreams)» really helped them get through it. Not only is her rumba incredibly moving, but we can’t help but tear up as Nick proudly watches from above.
We’re nowhere near the Spring season yet, but Kit Harington has already given us some hilarious motivation to start scheming our April Fools’ pranks ahead of time. The Game of Thrones actor went on The Jonathan Ross Show with his fiancée and costar, Rose Leslie, and the newly engaged couple dished on Kit’s cringe-worthy practical joke gone wrong. The British talk-show host started by showing footage of Rose’s visceral reaction to the prank, as she’s seen opening a refrigerator and running across the kitchen, Brita water filter in hand, while letting out a blistering scream. «It didn’t go down well,» Kit joked before explaining how his family regularly participates in some April Fools’ trickery while Rose’s family generally doesn’t.
So what was the cause for Rose’s horror movie-worthy shriek? Watch the video above to see what Kit left in the fridge for his wife-to-be on April Fools’ Day morning — it’s pretty darn savage, if we do say so ourselves.
Hillary Clinton was met with praise when she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday. During her appearance, some of the show’s female writers took a moment to pen thank you letters to the former presidential candidate for the impact she has had on their lives as well as many other women across the country. Of course, one of the sweetest moments was when guest star Miley Cyrus, who performed a touching tribute to Las Vegas on the show earlier this week, decided to write her own note. The singer proceeded to break down in tears while writing her thank you in front of her role model. See the heartwarming interaction above.
Ricky Martin is doing everything he can to help the people of Puerto Rico following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. The singer and actor stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, where he opened up about how people can help the island. «I am from Puerto Rico, and right now Puerto Rico is suffering,» he said. «As a Puerto Rican, as an American that I am, I am here to ask for your help.»
Ricky, who also set up a You Caring crowdfunding project, revealed he was finally able to get in touch with his brother after five days. His father, however, who is sick, can’t get out because the San Juan airport was destroyed by the hurricane. Ellen had a surprise of her own for Ricky when she revealed General Mills was donated $ 80,000 to help the effort. The look of excitement on his face is priceless. See for yourself in the video above.
If you watched the hit show Big Little Lies, which is based on Liane Moriarty’s bestselling book, then you know just how emotional, heartbreaking, and magnificent Nicole Kidman‘s performance is, which meant her outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie win at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night was so well-deserved. After thanking her costars, including Reese Witherspoon, Kidman fought back tears while talking about husband Keith Urban and their two daughters, Sunday and Faith. Kidman, who plays a wife who is physically abused by her husband (Alexander Skarsgard), also talked about the importance of her storyline and bringing awareness to the «complicated, insidious disease.» Watch her acceptance speech above!