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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/22
The Eagles have announced a 2018 tour and they are bringing a number of special guests with them.  Chris Stapleton, James Taylor and Jimmy Buffet will be joining the tour for some dates.  Chris will play with The Eagles at their Arlington,...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/22
Dolly Parton is the highest paid woman in country music in 2017, according to Forbes magazine.  She lands at number 6 on the list, with an earning of $37 million during 2017.  According to Forbes, Dolly averaged in the mid-six figures at each...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/22
It took 38 weeks, but LANco has just landed their first number one single with "Greatest Love Story".  It sits in the number one spot on Billboard's country airplay chart.  Kenny Chesney's Live in No Shoes Nation has returned to the number one...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/22
Kip Moore has released a new documentary called The Journey to Slowheart.  Fans will get to see Kip give a personal tour of the places that have directly affected his life and his songs.  You'll meet his family, a surfer and cancer patient ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/21
Jake Owen's Greatest Hits album is being released on Friday (Nov. 24). It will feature 13 tracks, including his first single (Yee Haw), his first Top 5 single (Don't Think I Can't Love You), his first gold single (Eight Second Ride), his six...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/21
Thomas Rhett is looking forward to celebrating his first Thanksgiving with his two daughters.  He says he is looking forward to teaching them the meaning of the holiday.  "You know, Willa's a little bit too young to understand a lot of...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/20
The American Music Awards were held last night and Keith Urban was the big winner in the country categories.  He picked up awards for Favourite Male Country Artist, Favourite Country Album for Ripcord and "Blue Ain't Your Colour" was named...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/20
Mel Tillis died Sunday morning (Nov. 19) of respiratory failure at the age of 85.  Mel won the CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1976 and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.  As a young child, he survived a bout with ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/20
Kenny Chesney has been doing a lot to help after Hurricane Irma ravaged much of the Carribean Islands in September.  After helping the people of St. John, he has now turned his attention to the animals that were left behind when people were...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/17
Brett Young has been enjoying huge success with his debut album but he is already thinking about his sophmore album.  "We just had our first song meeting for the second record," Brett said in a recent interview. "It looks like we're going to ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/17
Trace Adkins is giving his opinion of Blake Shelton being named People's Sexiest Man Alive and he did so by sharing an embarrising picture of Blake from his school years. Trace joked on social media, "So apparently Blake Shelton is the world's...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/15
Garth Brooks is releasing a five-part autobiography in the coming months. The Anthology: Part 1 - The First Five Years in on sale now.  The 240 page book, written by Garth, looks at the first five years of his career and features more than...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/15
Blake Shelton has been named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.  The issue is available today (Nov. 15). Blake gives credit to his girlfriend, Gwen Stefani, for giving him the mojo to accept the award, but he is most happy about holding it...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/15
Thomas Rhett will be performing during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys - Los Angeles Chargers game on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 23). This is the official kick off for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/14
The Country Rising benefit in Nashville was a huge success, raising more than $4 million to support the victims of September's hurricanes and the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival.  That amount reflects a $250,000 donation...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/14
Carly Pearce has just scored her first number one single.  Her debut song, "Every Little Thing", is number one on both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay charts this week.  Lauren Alaina's "Road Less Travelled" and "Every Little...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/13
Carrie Underwood is nursing a broken wrist after taking a fall outside of her Nashville home on Friday night (Nov. 10).  Her recovery is going to take some time and Carrie appreciates all of the prayers and well wishes.  Unfortunately, she had...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/13
Brantley Gilbert and his wife Amber welcomed their son to the world on Saturday (Nov. 11). Barrett Hardy-Clay was born at 1:37pm and weighed 6lbs, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.  Brantley said the delivery was really fast and that everyone...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/10
Keith Urban performed his new song, "Female", at the CMA Awards on Wednesday.  Before the show he admitted that the song has special meaning to him and that his wife Nicole Kidman helped with the background vocals on the song.  Shane...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/11/10
Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans are getting married in the next few weeks and he can hardly wait. Morgan told People, "Everyone keeps telling me how good marriage is. I think we both knew we were going to be together forever so early on...

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