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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/19
Tim McGraw will start filming a new movie in September, but he’s being quiet about the details. “There’s something really cool going on,” Tim tells ABC News Radio. “So, I can’t really say much about it, but it’s gonna be a lot of fun. “I’m...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/19
Zac Brown Band will release a handcrafted Zac Brown Band Necklace with proceeds benefiting Zac’s own Camp Southern Ground. Pennyroyal’s many charitable collaborations have raised over $230,000 for various charities since 2009. The limited...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/19
Toby Keith is smack dab in the middle of his Hammer Down Tour but the ‘Red Solo Cup’ singer and beloved country star made a pit stop in Chicago to host the private grand opening of a new Toby Keith I Love This Bar and Grill outpost in the...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/13
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be hosting the Country Music Association Awards for their sixth straight year.  Here's a funny video the Country Music Association put together of Little Big Town making the announcement. “How awkward...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/13
Miranda Lambert and her husband Blake Shelton spend a lot of time apart, as they cross the country on their own separate tours, but the songstress hints they may soon be able to share a tour bus. “I think the more we’ve grown, the more we’ve...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/12
Taylor, who wasn’t there for the Teen Choice awards show, got trophies for Choice Female Country Artist and Choice Country Song for “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”  While Taylor's ex, Harry Styles, also picked up two trophies,...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/12
You’d think a guy with a No Shoes vibe would ditch his footwear onstage more often.  But Kenny Chesney says he pulled off his first-ever mid-concert costume change on Wednesday night in Maine. Kenny also set a 2013 summer season record by...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/09
A February 2014 trial date is set in the case involving the stage collapse before a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair.  The accident, which occurred on August 13th, 2011, killed seven people and injured dozens of others. Although...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/09
The fans have spoken -- Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are returning to Vegas by popular demand. They've lined up a limited run of Soul 2 Soul shows at the Venetian. Tim says, "We made the most out of our short time in Vegas and had a lot of fun...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/09
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, were both married to other folks when they met and started dating back in 2009. And the couple has often complained about a lack of privacy and those pesky prying reporters since. But LeAnn put out an album,...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/09
Keith Urban’s much-anticipated seventh studio album FUSE, set for release on September 10th, is his first in nearly three years. It will contain thirteen brand new tracks including his newest Top 10 single “Little Bit Of Everything”, as well...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/08
Florida Georgia Line’s platinum-selling debut Here’s to the Good Times is the nation's top-selling country album for a fifth straight week. It sold 28,000 more copies last week, according to the latest Soundscan data. Blake Shelton follows at...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/08
Lady Antebellum were thrilled when they heard that rock star Stevie Nicks wanted them to do a CMT Crossroads show with her. Hillary Scott says they were excited to find out that Stevie was even nicer to work with than they imagined.  CMT...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/08
Carrie Underwood will celebrate the release of her live concert DVD next week with several TV appearances. On Monday, Aug. 12, Underwood will join the anchors of Good Morning America as a special guest host, and on Tuesday, Aug. 13 she will...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/08
Lady A’s Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood admit they’re a little biased. But they are gushing over Hillary Scott’s new baby, Eisele. “Truly, of all the babies I’ve eer seen, she is the cutest,” Dave says. "She is super-gorgeous.” Charles takes...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/07
More good news for Florida Georgia Line -- their debut album, Here's to the Good Times, has gone platinum for sales of one-million copies. The 11-track album has claimed the top spot on Billboard’s Country Albums chart for four consecutive weeks...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/07
In a new interview with Metro in the U.K., Carrie Underwood gets grilled on the popularity of country music outside the U.S. Carrie says, “I love country music, and I think everyone else should, too… Changes in technology mean people don’t...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/07
Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry whipped the crowd at Boots and Hearts Music Festival into such a frenzy that petite Kimberly found herself practically crushed against the barrier between the band and their enthusiastic fans. However, the...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/07
Miranda Lambert paused during her concert in Hartford, Ct. on Saturday night on the rowdy Locked and Reloaded Tour to admonish someone — or two someones — who are apparently fighting over a boy.  “I don’t really wanna have to kick anybody’s...

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Posted by Erin Clifford on 2013/08/06
Remember the couple who got married during the 2012 ACM Awards while Martina McBride and Pat Monahan performed “Marry Me”? They're expecting their first child next month! Expectant mom Christina Tucci posted on Twitter, “We were married ...

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