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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/24
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.  They couple were at a private event in Nashville Monday night to celebrate the upcoming release of his album Grafitti U.  He invited Nicole to join him onstage to sing his new song "Parallel Line".  She...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/24
Zac Brown Band bassist Matt Mangano and his wife welcomed their third child on Monday. Mason T. Magano joins big brother Elliott and big sister Maia.  He is also one of many Zac Brown Band babies that are arriving this year, including Coy Boyles'...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/24
On Saturday, Little Big Town brought their children out during a live performance of "Happy People" so they could dance and sing with their parents. Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild's son Elijah showed off his dance moves and Kimberly...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/24
Brantley Gilbert is now the proud owner of his own deer farm called Countrywide Whitetails. It's a 433 acre whitetail and red stag deer hunting farm in Alabama. Brantley calls the property "Jurassic Park for whitetails". Anyone can book a hunting...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/23
Shania Twain released an apology on social media after saying in an interview that she would have voted for Donald Trump. "I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest," Shania told the Guardian in an...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/23
Jason Aldean has another number one album. "Rearview Town" debuts in the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart. 

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/23
Thomas Rhett really enjoys golf.  Here's why.  He says it's one of the few spots that he's not really thinking about music.  He says it's nice to just kinda decompress for a little while.  

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/23
Carrie Underwood gave a few details about her fall a while back. She was at home and was taking her dogs outside so they could go to the washroom.  She says if she had fallen anywhere else in her house she would have been fine.  Carrie says she...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/19
Hillary Scott shared a really sweet story on Instagram the other day.  She said that her husband Chris Tyrell took time to make big sister Eisele feel special. He got all cleaned up and met his daughter at school in order to surprise her with a...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/19
Kacey Musgraves revealed yesterday on Instagram that she will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live May 12th.  Amy Schumer will be the host that week.  Kacey recently released a new album, Golden Hour, which she says was inspired by her...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/18
Carrie Underwood announced that she will release her sixth studio album, Cry Pretty, on September 14. Carrie is co-producing the album with David Garcia. "At this point in my career, I feel stronger and more creative than ever," says Carrie. "I...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/18
Jordan Davis' "Singles You Up" has hit number one on both Billboard's Country Airplay chart and the Mediabase chart. "From the bottom of my heart, I'm so grateful to the fans, country radio and everyone who helped make 'Singles You Up' the number...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/18
Sam Hunt has five nominations at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards, including the all-genre Billboard's Chart Achievement Award and Top Selling Song for "Body Like a Back Road". Chris Stapleton is up for four awards and Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/17
The first round of Billboard Music Awards nominees were announced today.  Chris Stapleton received a nomination in the all-genre Top Selling Album category for From a Room: Volume 1. The nominees for Top Country Song are Kane Brown featuing...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/17
Blake Shelton played a surprise show in Las Vegas Sunday night after the ACM's. The show, which was held at the House of Blues, was free and featured two surprise guests - Gwen Stefani and Kelly Clarkson. Gwen hit the stage around 1:30am and...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/17
Darius Rucker announced that his 9th annual Darius & Friends benefit concert for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will take place on June 4th. The concert has raised more than $1 million for the hospital over the years and has featured a...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/17
Maren Morris has fired back at critics of the way that the Academy of Country Music Awards chose to deal with the tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting. Many people were expecting a major musical or photo tribute would...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/16
Jason Aldean picked up the Entertainer of the Year award at the 53rd annual ACM Awards last night for the third year in a row. Miranda Lambert was named the Female Vocalist of the Year for the ninth year in a row. She also won Song of the Year...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/16
Chris Stapleton had a big day yesterday...he and his wife Morgane announced the birth of their twin boys on his 40th birthday and during the ACM Awards, just after Chris won Album of the Year. No other details have been released about the babies.

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/16
It wasn't a dog, as his song suggested, but Blake Shelton did get to name a parrot. Gwen Stefani had bought the bird as a pet for her children and Blake decided to name it Dodo.  He says the only sound it can make right now is the sound of a...

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