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Granger Smith’s Wife Amber Shares Update on Family Following Son’s Death

Granger Smith and wife Amber go on after loss of son River

The loss of a child seems unimaginable, yet country music fans are watching Granger Smith and his wife Amber create a new normal for their family after their youngest son, River, died in a tragic accident at home. And the Smith family, which includes daughter London and son Lincoln, are doing so with immeasurable grace … Read more

The ‘Empire’ Cast Write Letter In Support of Bringing Jussie Smollett Back to Show

Empire cast Taraji P Henson and Terence Howards write letter for Jussie Smollett

Several weeks after the January 29 alleged attack of Empire cast member Jussie Smollett on the streets of Chicago and the now realization that it all seems to have been a hoax, his cast mates not only continue to defend him, but support the idea of bringing him back to the show. [RELATED: Jussie Smollett’s Lawyers … Read more

Brett Eldredge Sets Festival Attendance Record at Windy City Smokeout

Brett Eldredge performing

Brett Eldredge is having a memorable summer. In the midst of his travels around the world, the singer returned home to Illinois where he headlined the second night of Windy City Smokeout on Saturday (July 14). Brett’s performance broke a new one-day attendance record for the festival where a crowd of 18,418 watched his set. … Read more