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Gwyneth Paltrow Rips it Up at Last Night’s CMT Awards With Country Strong

So here it is, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Unless, of course, you watched the CMT Awards live last night, and then you wouldn’t be so surprised, now would you.

Gwyneth Paltrow, above, performed the title song to her latest movie, Country Strong, which debuts on January 7th, 2011, at last night’s CMT Awards, and received a standing ovation from the crowd. We all know that Gwynnie can carry a tune a little ways, and she’s not a horrible singer, but I think that the majority of the whole standing O thing was smoke. As in smoke being blown up her bum. Because while it wasn’t bad – really, it wasn’t bad at all! – it wasn’t worthy of commanding amazement and astonishment, was it?

Your thoughts.

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  • no she didn’t do poorly, way better than i could have done. but her guitar isn’t plugged in….and probably for a reason! haha oh well, she tried.

  • I thought she was great! She can sing as well as any of those other corporate country divas. What was up with the guitar though? It looked like she wasn’t even strumming.

  • I’m pretty sure the standing O was not bc she was the best singer ever but more of a sign of acceptance among the country community like “hey yeah welcome” That is a very tight-nit community and it takes a lot of wheelin’ and dealing to be up there. Carrie Underwood said on the podium that night “It takes a lot to come to our town and sing on our stage.”

  • There was definitely some treatment happening to that microphone of hers, reverb and autotune. She was barely hitting that high note and it seems she had some technical help.

    Also, not only was her guitar not plugged in but she wasn’t using a pick, so you couldn’t hear her “strumming.”

    A moderate attempt to look authentic. Why do actors think they need to be good at everything?

  • That was weak sauce. She wasn’t playing, and the song was kinda lame.

    @ JumpforJoy — no shit? Is one career (or two, if you count her product line) not enough?