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“‘Apprentice’ is a tough show to be a part of but if you’re there for the right reasons, it’s great,” said Rich, who was a project manager on Sunday’s episode.

The biggest difference between rocking out on stage and moonlighting as a reality TV star? “In music, you don’t have Gary Busey in your face,” he said.

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Going on tour with Tim McGraw? Don’t forget your Air Jordans.

Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry said she expects McGraw to live up to his reputation as a basketball junkie while they are all on tour this summer. She and her band mates may not be varsity-worthy, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t going to put up a fight on the court.

“What we lack in height and stature, we make up in feistiness,” she said.

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Sara Evans said you won’t see her in the sweeping dresses preferred by many of her sister sirens on the red carpet.

“I hate gowns,” said Evans, dressed in a sparkly black mini-skirt, a black tank top and an ornate black jacket. “You can act sexier and all that because you are not so restricted.”

She said her favorite warm weather outfit is a T-shirt and shorts.

“The shorter, the better for me,” she said.

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Taylor Swift, who just wrapped her international tour, greeted fans outside the MGM Grand on Sunday.

“It’s been crazy being in a different country every couple of days,” she said. “I am a little jet-lagged, but it’s all good.”

Swift, dressed in a pale pink Elie Saab gown, said her North American tour will include a few new surprises.

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