Entertainment Jimmie Allen Reflects on Being the First Black Musician to Win ACMs' New Male Artist of the Year (Exclusive)
Lily Allen reveals she had liposuction on her bottom but told an ex the scars were from hip replacement surgery
Lily Allen has made a surprising plastic surgery confession on Instagram. In a candid Instagram Stories Q&A on Tuesday evening, the British singer revealed she once had liposuction on her bottom and was so embarrassed about it, she passed it off as hip replacement surgery. "I had lipo once on my bum many years ago," the 35-year-old told her fans when asked if she's ever had any cosmetic procedures. "I was with this guy and he was like, 'What areIn a candid Instagram Stories Q&A on Tuesday evening, the British singer revealed she once had liposuction on her bottom and was so embarrassed about it, she passed it off as hip replacement surgery.
is making history at the , and he's hoping he won't be the last.
The country superstar is already heading into the weekend with a trophy in hand.award , making him the first Black artist to win in the category.
"For me it shows where the world has gone, as far as inclusion for everyone," he told ET's Rachel Smith as he co-hosted Friday's show. "It's a beautiful thing. I'm hoping that even though I'm the first, I won't be the last."
And he was not, as earlier this week Kane Brown also became thefor his song "Worldwide Beautiful." Brown is also up for Album of the Year for Mixtape Vol. 1. The nomination made him the first-ever Black country artist to be nominated in the category.
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Meanwhile, Allen will take the stage during the ACMs to perform his hit song, "Freedom Was a Highway."
"It's definitely a 'pinch me' moment," Allen expressed. "The song is just about the favorite streets I grew up driving on and having a crush on the neighbor's older sister. Back when the hardest decision you had to make was what type of cereal you gonna eat in the morning."
The song also features Brad Paisley, but Allen wouldn't deny or confirm if his singing partner would join him Sunday night.
There's many things on the horizon for Allen, who also wrote his first children's book, titled My Voice Is a Trumpet.
"The book teaches kids to use their voice at a young age. To know that it's OK to compliment people," Allen expressed. "But also use your voice to speak up for people who can't speak up for themselves.
Your playlist contains only male artist titles? The fault of the recommendation algorithms
© Brothers91 / Getty Images A European study reveals that the musical recommendation algorithms favor the pieces of male artists. Not easy for women to have a place in the music industry. A new European study reveals that the recommendation algorithms of streaming platforms favor the pieces composed by male artists. Those interpreted by women appear much lower in musical playlists.
Expect to see Allen and many more country superstars take the stage at the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards.
will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET (delayed PT) on Sunday, April 18, as well as live and on demand on Paramount+.
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MasterChef judge Melissa Leong struggles to enjoy her fame .
She's a judge on Channel 10's popular cooking show MasterChef Australia alongside Andy Allen and Jock Zonfrillo.But on Friday, Melissa Leong, 39, admitted she struggles to enjoy her fame because she likes to keep her life private.