News Nuggets: Luke Bryan on making preparations as ACM Awards host

Luke Bryan prepares for his ACM Awards co-hosting duties with fellow nominee Blake Shelton: “‘Blake and I, we’re gonna start spending some time on the phone and talking stuff out,’ Luke said. ‘At the end of the day, whatever the writers write, Blake and I will have to say it, but we’ll certainly have a lot of input to do funny things. There’s not much time, but there’s enough time to where we can brainstorm and put something together.'” Great American Country

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Next year’s Oscar calendar will be affected by the Winter Olympics. Associated Press

Silver Linings Playbook” swept the Independent Spirit Awards, but is it really an independent film? Hollywood Reporter

Tariq Khan discusses the five biggest surprises on Oscar night. FOX News

Seth MacFarlane tweets that he wouldn’t host the Oscars again. Wall Street Journal

Conan” pokes fun at Russell Crowe‘s vocal stylings at the Oscars. Los Angeles Times

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