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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/04
Madame Tussauds will be opening their doors in Nashville on April 14th and they have been debuting some of their wax figures.  The latest is Jason Aldean, which made it's way to Las Vegas this weekend for a special appearance in the lobby...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/04/04
Maren Morris chopped her hair short last week, but she had been planning to do it for two or three months.  She was talking about her new look at the ACM's and said, "It was time for a change. I just love when girls rock short hair because...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/04/03
The 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were held last night in Las Vegas.  Here's a look at the winners: Entertainer of the Year - Jason Aldean Male Vocalist of the Year - Thomas Rhett Female Vocalist of the Year - Miranda...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/04/03
Keith Urban might have been shut out at the Academy of Country Music Awards last night, but he was already feeling like a big winner.  He shared a picture that his girls sent to him, wishing him good luck.  The caption on the Instagram post...

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Posted by Shannon Ella on 2017/04/03
Blake Shelton is not a big fan of his forearm tattoo, but apparently Gwen Stefani's kids are.  During the weekend, they each drew their own barbed wire and deer track tattoos.  Gwen shared a picture of their artwork on Twitter.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/31
Another Blake Shelton death hoax was being reported the other day.  It claimed that he had died of unknown causes.  Blake learned about it when someone tweeted the story to him.  Blake responded on Twitter with the words..."Well...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/31
Darius Rucker launched his own brand of whiskey on Wednesday.  It's called Backstage Southern Whiskey and it is being distributed in his home state of South Carolina. 

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/31
In a recent interview, Keith Urban was talking about his guitar and how it helped to give him more confidence.  "I was pretty shy. I was a bit lost without my guitar.  The guitar was quite the security blanket for me.  It was something that I...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/30
Reba McEntire is busy on set in Georgia filming scenes for her new show.  Reba will play Sheriff Ruby Adair in an upcoming drama series, which will air on ABC.  Fans were checking out the shoot and taking pictures of Reba in her uniform.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/30
Thomas Rhett and his Home Team tourmates Kelsea Ballerini, Ryan Hurd and Russell Dickerson paid a visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis over the weekend.  They spent an afternoon decorating hats, colouring and spending time...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/30
During Chris Stapleton's show on Monday night a couple got married on stage.  It all started when Chris saw a sign in the crowd that said, "We want to get married. Here. Now."  He invited the couple to join him on stage and they tied the knot...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/30
Karen Fairchild said during a recent interview that she and Kimberly Schlapman try to go antiquing together during their downtime on tour.  Karen says that the coolest thing she found at a flea market is a World War 2 ID bracelet that was...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/30
Brad Paisley spends a lot of time touring and when he is on the road, he likes to eat as healthy as he can.  During a recent interview, Brad said that some of his favourite foods are the veggie trays with ranch dressing and the fruit trays that...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/29
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are making the rounds promoting their new single "Speak to a Girl". During a recent interview, they shared a ghostly experience they had at Frank Sinatra's house. Years ago, they were looking to rent a house in Los...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/29
Carrie Underwood has signed with a new label - Universal Music Group.  She is now with Capitol Records Nashville, one of four labels that form Universal Music Group Nashville.  Carrie's previous albums were released under the Arista Nashville...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/28
Keith Urban's new song "The Fighter" was inspired by a conversation he had with Nicole Kidman more than 10 years ago.  He says they were just starting their relationship when she told him that when things get tough, she needs him to hold...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/28
Maren Morris was showing off a new look on Twitter the other day.  She is sporting much shorter locks.  It looks great!

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/28
Zac Brown bought himself a steer at this year's Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.  He was joined by his wife, Shelley, and four others and they put together a bid of $330,000 for a mixed-breed steer named Magic.  He was named the reserve grand...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/27
Carrie Underwood made her Grand Ole Opry debut in 2005, just two weeks after winning American Idol.  In 2008, she was inducted into the organization by Garth Brooks and over the weekend she performed for the 100th time during the first of...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/27
Thomas Rhett is releasing a new single on Friday (March 31) and it will feature Maren Morris.  The song is called "Craving You" and it is off his upcoming third album.  Thomas said in a press release, "It was so nice to be able to work with...

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