He talked about it publicly for the first time with , in a candid conversation about the most trying year of his life.
The interview also marks the first time he has discussed his divorce from his wife of 12 years, Jill, which happened less than three months after the Indianapolis disaster.
President Obama opened his Springsteen tribute with, "I'm the president, but he's The Boss." Obama was followed by a speech from Jon Stewart, John Mellencamp performing "Born in the U. A.," Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland singing "Glory Days," Melissa Ethridge rocking out on "Born To Run" and Sting closing with "The Rising."Meryl Streep and Ben Stiller were on hand to honor actor Robert De Niro, while R&B singer Aretha Franklin honored opera singer Grace Bumbry and Dave Brubeck was spoken about by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Singer Dolores O' Riordan (The Cranberries) is 38. Actress Anika Noni Rose (" Dreamgirls") is 37. In addition to such standards as "Winter Wonderland,' "Holly Jolly Christmas" and "Silent Night," the album includes five new seasonal tunes penned by the duo. performance of » - Patrick Luce Sugarland has built a reputation as one of the best live bands around and now fans can enjoy one of the duo's concerts from the comfort of their own lounge chair.
Check out a preview of young Bieber singing "Someday at Christmas." Meanwhile, Oprah also had the Obamas' ears for "Christmas at the White House," which aired on Sunday. As Sugarland, Nettles and Bush have sold more than 8 million records since exploding onto the music scene in .04 with . The CD/DVD is available exclusively available at Wal-Mart, and aired Monday (August 3rd) as a network television special on ABC.
The President famously graded himself a B for the » - Katie Hasty The 2009 Kennedy Center Honors were preceeded by a White House reception for the honorees -- Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen, comedian/director Mel Brooks, jazz pianist/composer Dave Brubeck and opera singer Grace Bumbry. Singer » Let's see how long Sugarland can go releasing product without actually putting out a new studio CD! The concert was filmed at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, and was directed Shaun Silva.
"We travel so very much [that] it's really hard to get me to go anywhere when we actually have time home." And while the glare of the spotlight won't be fixed on him this holiday season, another light will.
"I'm really fascinated by Christmas lights, » - Katie Kauss Some musical stars are working for the holidays -- or at least it'll appear so on television. Blige, Sugarland, Rob Thomas and Usher will all make appearances in the forthcoming TNT holiday special "Christmas in Washington." George Lopez hosts the hourl-long special, performed for special guests President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle at the National Building Museum. fans will also be able to access exclusive content such as downloads and the chance to enter special sweepstakes. which » - Patrick Luce The CD/DVD release of Sugarland.s . will be a treat to the popular country music duo.s fans and manages to capture the energy Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush put into their live shows.