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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/11
She was the winner of the 2013 KX96 Superstar Search and now she leads the nominees at the upcoming CMAOntario Awards.  The nominees were announced earlier today and Meghan Patrick is up for seven awards.  Here's a look at the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/11
Luke Bryan, Hillary Scott and other country artists have received nominations for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.  The nominees were announced yesterday (April 10).  Luke is up for the all-genre Billboard Chart Achievement Award and the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/10
A new location of Rascal Flatts' restaurant chain is scheduled to open in Los Angeles late this year.  The establishment is still under construction, but it is being described as a "mega-touristy complex that holds everything from the Academy ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/10
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill kicked off their 2017 Soul2Soul Tour Friday night (April 7) in New Orleans and they used social media to share some special moments with their fans.  The tour will run through October.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/10
Blake Shelton and Ryman Hospitality Properties are turning Blake Shelton's 2001 hit, 'Ole' Red', into two new venues in Nashville and Tishomingo.  Construction has started on the entertainment venue in his hometown.  Ole Red Tishomingo is...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/10
Just over three months after they announced their engagement, William Michael Morgan and Runaway June's Jennifer Wayne have called it off.  They both made statements on social media Friday afternoon (April 7).  William's Facebook post said, ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/07
George Strait once helped to end a fight between Miranda Lambert and her dad.  It happened when she was on tour with George in 2006 and decided to get a tattoo of guns and wings that took up her whole forearm.  Miranda's father was so...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/07
Brad Paisley asked his fans to send him their worst-ever selfies and they did.  He used the pictures in the video for his new song, "Selfie #TheInternetIsForever".  The video starts with a fake public service announcement and then Brad...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/07
The Music Business Association will be honouring Reba McEntire and Maren Morris with awards at their upcoming luncheon on May 18th.  Reba will receive the Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement and Maren will be given the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/06
Mike Fisher took Isaiah for his first horseback riding lesson and according to Dad, he is a natural.  "Nothing like hearing Izzy say 'I'm a cowboy' while horseback riding for the first time! He's a natural!" he said alongside the Instagram...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/06
Great news for Chris Stapleton fans - he has two new albums being released this year.  From A Room: Volume 1 will be available May 5th and From A Room: Volume 2 will be released later in the year.  Volume 1 includes nine new songs, eight of which...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/06
Kenny Chesney may be taking 2017 off from touring, but he still has some dates lined up for the year.  Earlier, Kenny announced two shows in August at Gillette Stadium and he has just added some dates in Alabama.  Both shows are happening...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/06
The 2017 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees were announced yesterday (April 5).  They include: Modern Era - Alan Jackson Veteran Era - Jerry Reed Songwriter - Don Schlitz The formal induction ceremony will take place at the Country Music...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/05
Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines turned to social media to lecture President Trump about what she views as his moral failings as a leader.  She first tweeted, "Do you ever feel like you can't escape the person that brings out the worst in...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/05
Jake Owen, Rodney Crowell, Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Buddy Miller and Aaron Lewis have been added to an all-star tribute to the late Merle Haggard.  "Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard" is taking place tomorrow (April 6) at ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/05
Jake Owen, Rodney Crowell, Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Buddy Miller and Aaron Lewis have been added to an all-star tribute to the late Merle Haggard.  "Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard" is taking place tomorrow (April 6) at ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/05
Luke Bryan's lastest single "Fast" from his album Kill The Lights has made him the only artist in the history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart to have six number ones off one album.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/04
The Backstreet Boys joined Florida Georgia Line at the ACM's on Sunday to do a mashup of "God, Your Mama and Me" and "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)".  When they started singing "Everybody", the crowd was on its feet.  Carrie Underwood was...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/04
So how do you celebrate two big wins at the ACM's?  If you are Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan, you strip down to your underwear and jump into the nearest pool.  Thomas shared video of the late night dip on Instagram.  It was a late night for...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/04
Brett Young still has his childhood blanket, named "Mr. Blankie".  Brett says it stayed with him long after his older half-sister moved out.  "I don't know why that made me really weird at bedtime.  I don't know if I was afraid of someone...

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