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Celebrity Photos of the Week: It's the American Country Music Awards!!

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Magicians Penn (left) and Teller (right), seen here last week on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood with David Copperfield, are about to attempt their most difficult but rewarding magic trick ever.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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And – Poof! – they made David Copperfield disappear!! A grateful world is grateful.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Hey Penn and Teller – here’s another one. Do your trick again!

Neil Hall/Reuters

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Robert Downey Jr. has finally ascended to his right and proper station as Omnipotent Snake Kaiser of Hollywood and is not just sitting on a chair decorated with snakes during a promotional event for Iron Man 3 at the Imperial Ancestral Temple of Beijing's Forbidden City last week.

Jason Lee/Reuters

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Here he feasts on the flesh of his enemies and is not trying out "bingtanghulu," a traditional Chinese snack.

Andy Wong/AP

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Here Tom Cruise holds a “xiaolongbao,” or tiny little inconsequential dumpling, at Din Tai Fung restaurant in Taipei on Saturday as he promotes his latest film, Something or Other That's Humourless in Space Starring Tom Cruise.


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Later the Taiwanese gave Cruise a hammer and let him smash some ice shaped like China.

Pichi Chuang/Reuters

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Natural beauty Beyoncé smiles as she leaves her hotel in Havana, Cuba, last week and heads to the salon to get her hair and makeup done.

Enrique De La Osa/Reuters

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British model Kate Moss goes native at the amfAR Gala in Sao Paulo, Brazil, last week.

Nacho Doce/Reuters

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Scotty McCreery attended the American Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday but dressed for the American Excellence in Accountancy Awards.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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In case you doubted these were the AMERICAN Country Music Awards, here are Duane and Beth Chapman on the red carpet on Sunday.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Meet the Feeks. Seriously. That’s their name. No, I have no idea what they do or why they look like someone who never left Idaho and went to an Idaho costume party dressed as the Idaho version of David and Victoria Beckham.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Singer Dustin Lynch spells out “yee-haa” in hillbilly semaphore at the American Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Singer Jaida Dreyer arrives at the American Country Music tanning competition in Las Vegas on Sunday. She took bronze.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Tobi Lee of Mustang Sally took brown.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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A quick roundup of what fading music stars are wearing to country music awards shows these days: Sheryl Crow wore blue.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Jewel wore pink.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Shania Twain wore 1972.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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LL Cool J wore whatever.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Taylor Swift wore out her welcome.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Here is Luke Bryan giving a demonstration of how a man should NOT accept a country-music award at the American Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday. First, you cry on the way to the microphone.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Then you cry at the microphone.

Chris Pizzello/AP

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Then you kiss Blake Shelton.

Chris Pizzello/AP

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Shawna Thompson demonstrates how a man should accept a country music award.

Steve Marcus/Reuters

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Sure, Rihanna performing in Los Angeles on Monday – you could also accept a country music award this way.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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