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The six-time nominee’s Bernese mountain dog Everest isn’t just his musical muse. On his album Channel Orange, the pooch is credited as an executive producer.
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Someone like you or someone like Lou? Before welcoming her new addition last October, the best pop solo performance kept her hands full with dachshund Louie, named for the legendary Louis Armstrong. And who was there to comfort the singer after surgery for a hemorrhaged vocal cord? Yup, it was Lou.
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Guys may come and go for Swift, but at the end of the day, she’s already found the purr-fect companion. “She is awesome,” the three-time told Katie Couric in October of her beloved cat Meredith. “She’s like the most adorable cat in the world.” Think a song about Meredith will make it on her next album?
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The best country album and her husband (and best country solo performance nominee), , are frequently expanding their menagerie of pets, which, as of November 2012, includes six rescue dogs. “I don’t plan on having [children] for a while,” she told PEOPLE Country. “To me, my dogs are my children.”
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Would she ever bring her pup Bubba on tour? “Someone wants to go to Australia with me,” the best pop vocal album said of a picture of her pooch passing for precious cargo.
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