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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/09
Jake Owen loves to spend his free time on the golf course.  He learned all about the game from his dad.  Golf Digest hosted the annual Golfers Who Give Back event this week and Jake was presented with the Arnie Award, named after the late...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/09
Lots of people know that Carrie Underwood is a huge fan of The Walking Dead, but there is another TV show she calls her guilty pleasure.  She likes to watch the Bachelor.  Carrie is not alone, Chris Lane is also a big fan of the show and he ...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/08
Thomas Rhett has earned his seventh number one single with "Star of the Show".  It is number one on both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay charts.  He wrote the song with his dad Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip.

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/08
Congratulations to Brantley Gilbert!  His new album The Devil Don't Sleep debuted at number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart and at number two on their all-genre list.

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/08
The 2017 Juno Award nominees were announced yesterday (Feb. 7) and congratulations to everyone nominated in the Country Album of the Year category: Aaron Pritchett - The Score Chad Brownlee - Hearts on Fire Dallas Smith - Side Effects Gord...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/07
The Grammy Awards are coming up this Sunday (Feb. 12) and Kelsea Ballerini has just been added to the list of perfomers for the show.  She is also nominated in the Best New Artist category.

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/07
Kenny Chesney was at the Super Bowl on Sunday cheering on the New England Patriots alongside their owner, Robert Kraft.  According to the Boston Globe, Kenny has performed at Gillette Stadium, home of the Patriots, more than any other artist...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/02/07
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood will perform their duet "The Fighter" at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb 12).  The song is the fifth release from Keith's album Ripcord.  After writing the song, Keith thought that Carrie's voice would be a ...

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Posted by Kat Cullen on 2017/02/06
Last week, CNN announced on Twitter an upcoming collaboration between Faith Evans and the late Notorious B.I.G.  Unfortunately, they announced that the album would be done by Faith Hill instead of Faith Evans.  Hill responded by saying, "This ...

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Posted by Kat Cullen on 2017/02/06
The nominees for Nickelodeon's Kid's Choice Awards were announced last week and Kelsea Ballerini and The Voice picked up a nomination.  Kelsea is up for Favourite New Artist and The Voice is nominated for Favourite Reality Show.

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Posted by Kat Cullen on 2017/02/06
Little Big Town are extending their 2017 residency at the Ryman Auditorium.  Little Big Town at the Mother Church, now includes dates in July and November, joining previously announced shows in February, May and September.  They will be...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/03
Two-time Grammy winners Little Big Town have been added to the list of performers for the 59th Grammy Awards.  Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood will also perform during the show.  The Grammy's take place February 12th at 8pm on...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/03
Keith Urban kicked off the 10th anniversary of Musicians on Call with a surprise performance for patients at The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial Medical Centre in Nashville.  Musicians on Call is a nonprofit organization that brings...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/02
Miranda Lambert stopped by a discount department store the other day to pick up a few things, when she came across the bargain bin.  Her album "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" was sitting on top and it made her a little upset.  Her boyfriend Anderson East...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/02
Keith Urban hit the streets of Nashville the other day to film a video for the upcoming Country Radio Seminar.  He was disguised in a bad wig and a baseball cap and performed his number one single "Wasted Time", while people tossed money into an...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/01
During a recent interview with People magazine, Thomas Rhett and Lauren shared a few gift ideas for anyone who might be struggling with finding the perfect Valentine's Day gift.  They suggested customized sneakers, a record player, the perfect...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/01
Maren Morris has picked her date for the Grammy's and it's not her boyfriend Ryan.  As soon as Maren found out she was nominated for four Grammy Awards, she knew that she had to take her mom.  Maren says her mom called dibs on the Grammy date...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/01
Luke Bryan is going to be singing the national anthem before the Super Bowl on Sunday and he has been added as a prop bet on many online gambling sites.  You can bet on how long it will take him to sing, if he will be wearing jeans or a hat and...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/01
Maren Morris was really exicited to announce yesterday that she will be performing at the Grammy Awards on February 12th.  Maren and Alicia Keys will hit the stage together.  They had previously performed together during an episode of CMT...

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Posted by Rebecca Mannetje on 2017/02/01
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill took questions during a Facebook Live event on Tuesday and they revealed their opening acts for their upcoming 2017 Soul2Soul Tour.  Joining them on the road for different shows will be the Brothers Osborne, Jon Pardi,...

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