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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/19
Whenever you see pictures of Blake Shelton don't be surprised if you feel as though you have seen the shirts he wears before. First, he loves dark button down shirts.  Secondly, Blake says, "I literally have on the same two shirts I've worn ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/19
Lindsay Ell's album comes our way August 11th. It's called "The Project" and it is produced by Sugarland's Kristian Bush. Lindsay says she called the album "The Project" because that's exactly what it was.  She says she has discovered who she...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/19
Chris Janson's next album is comking our way September 22nd.  It's called "Everybody" and will have his latest single 'Fix A Drink'. btw. All the songs on the "Fix A Drink" EP will also make it to the album. Chris says this next album and...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/19
When a country artists has some or a lot of success there are side benefits to it.  There is the usual selling lots of music and making a ton of money.  Luke Combs says there are a few things you wouldn't normally think of that are kind of...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/18
Good news Chris Young fans. He's working on a new album and it should be coming our way in the not too distant future. He says he's putting the finishing touches on it now and that includes laying down the vocals on the back half of the album....

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/18
Dustin Lynch's career is going well thank you very much. He's had four number one hits but there was a time he was worried his success would go away.  He says when his debut single 'Cowboys and Angels' became a hit he was concerned he would be...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/18
Kelsea Ballerini was at the Country Music Hall of Fame recently to check out Shania Twain's exhibit, "Rock This Country". During an interview Shania had some nice things to say about Kelsea.  "I love Kelsea Ballerini. She's humble. She's...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/18
There are many country artists who don't get too involved in discussing politics. Justin Moore is not one of those people. He doesn't go out of his way to talk politics but if he's asked he'll certainly give an honest answer. Justin says...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/18
The CCMA Awards show is happening September 10th in Saskatoon. Dean Brody, Brett Kissel, and Jess Moskaluke already were announced as performers that night.  Now, a few other names have been added to the list and they include Dallas Smith and...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/18
Thomas Schoettle is a huge Zac Brown Band fan. He was planning on attending one of the band's shows in New Jersey last week. Just days before Thomas suffered a severe spinal cord injury after jumping into a pool and is now paralyzed.  His...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/14
Kelsea Ballerini hired a wedding planner to help her organize her big day, but there are a few things that the planner can't help with, and one of them is causing Kelsea and her fiance Morgan anxiety.  During a recent interview, Kelsea...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/14
The Teen Choice Awards unveiled its second round of nominations on Wednesday (July 12).  In the Choice Country Song category Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett with Maren Morris, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/14
Brett Young has been dating his girlfriend for six years. Every year on the anniversary of their first date he always buys matching jewelry. Doesn't matter what it is he gets the gift engraved with their initials and the date of their first...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/13
The Grand Ole Opry is planning a special celebration to mark the August 21st solar eclipse. They are holding a free Total Eclipse Plaza Party in the afternoon of the 21st with live music and commemorative gifts.  The Opry normally doesn't have...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/13
Luke Bryan's tour picks up again today in Bethel, N.Y. He's been enjoying an extended Fourth of July vacation with his family during the break.  Luke shared a picture of himself, his wife and his kids wearing goggles and hanging out in the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/13
Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts is getting into the movie business. He'll be one of the producers on the movie 'All Shook Up'.  It's based on a true story that took place in 1958 during the Cold War.  An American Air Force jet fighter collided...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/12
Today is CCMA Nomination Day!  Here's a look at the list of nominees so far:   Male Artist of the Year: Gord Bamford, Chad Brownlee, Tim Hicks, Brett Kissel, Aaron Pritchett and Dallas Smith Female Artist of the Year: Alee, Lindsay Ell,...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/12
Fender Musical Instruments Co. announced that it has teamed with Brad Paisley to create a signature Telecaster guitar named the Brad Paisley Road Worn Telecaster.  "I set out to create a guitar that was accessible for the vast majority of ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/11
Miranda Lambert is celebrating the platinum certification of her lastest album, The Weight of These Wings.  The 24-song double-disc album was released in 2016 and debuted at number one on the Billboard Country Albums Chart.  Every album that ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/07/11
Big & Rich will be releasing their sixth studio album, Did It for the Party, on September 15th.  "It's been a blast working on this album and we can't wait for everyone to hear our new songs," said Big Kenny.  The first single off the album is...

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