By Stephen L. Betts
Filed under: ACMs, Country News
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It was a star-studded show full of memorable performances, but Trisha Yearwood
, who didn't sing a note during Sunday night's ACM Awards show, nevertheless had heads turning when she took the stage to introduce a performance by Kelly Clarkson
. Clad in an orange and black dress, the veteran country singer, who has publicly battled weight issues, revealed recently that her slimmer figure is due to a recent 20 lb. weight loss.
"I've been dieting and exercising and I've lost about 20 lbs.," Trisha told People
magazine at the Southern Kitchen brunch she hosted at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in February.