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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/11
Montgomery Gentry's record label, Average Joes Entertainment, put out a press release on Saturday, the day after Troy Gentry was tragically killed in a helicopter crash, saying that fans will get to hear one final album from the duo....

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/11
Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt played a show for a small group of about 200 people as part of the Songs On a Mission fundraising dinner for Mission Lazarus.  The dinner brought in more than $630,000 for Mission Lazarus' Honduran orphanage.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/11
Congratulations to all of the winners from last night's Canadian Country Music Association Awards.  Dean Brody picked up the Fans' Choice Award.  Dallas Smith won Album of the Year for Side Effects and "Autograph" was also named Single of...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/08
More sad news today in country music. Country legend Don Williams has passed away at the age of 78.  He officially retired last year and this year a tribute album was put together with other artists singing his songs.  His nickname was 'The ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/08
Tragic news to pass along. Troy Gentry of Montgomery/Gentry has been killed in a helicopter crash. It happened earlier today (Friday September 8th) at The Flying W Airport in Medford New Jersey.  Troy was 50.  Two others wee injured in the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/08
Kenny Chesney is asking his fans to send good thoughts and prayers to everyone in the path of Hurricane Irma.  Kenny, who owns a home on the island of St. John, sent out a letter to his fans, along with pictures of the devestation, through ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/08
Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Sam Hunt will headline Luke's 4th Annual Crash My Playa concerts January 17-20 in Riviera Maya, Mexico.  Luke will headline two nights, while Blake and Sam will headline one night each.  Additional artists and...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/08
Dustin Lynch's new album, Current Mood, is available now and some of the songs have some sex appeal.  Dustin says the entire album was inspired by actual events in his life.  He's not worried about past flings taking guesses.  "Yeah, I think...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/07
CMT has announced that the 2017 Artists of the Year are Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and Chris Stapleton.  They will be honoured October 18th in Nashville.  This year's celebration is the sixth time that Jason...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/07
Friends and family of Jason Aldean and his wife, Brittany, threw a baby shower over the weekend for baby Memphis.  Brittany shared lots of pictures from the shower, which featured gold balloons with the name Memphis spelled out and a cake that...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/07
Shania Twain's new single, "Soldier", is being featured in an upcoming war drama, Thank You For Your Service.  The movie follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life. The...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/07
Jo Dee Messina announced yesterday that she has been diagnosed with cancer and will begin treatment this fall. She has cancelled all tour dates after October 7th. 

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/06
Tim McGraw is known for his marathon workout sessions and he likes to involve people who are on the road with him. Tim says, "It's a great team-builder. We end up talking about the show a lot and talking about different things that we want to...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/06
Luke Bryan has decided to trade in his signature tight jeans for a looser pair.  There's a big reason why he decided to go through the wardrobe change.  Luke explains, "I did go to a looser jean this year. Because I just got tired of like,...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/05
According to TMZ, Luke Bryan has been offered a job as a judge on the new American Idol.  He could earn about $6 million.  Taped auditions begin in a couple of weeks, so producers are under pressure to finalize the judges.  The only one...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/05
LoCash's Chris Lucas and his wife Kaitlyn welcomed their third child, a girl, over the weekend.  Violet Reid Lucas was born on Sunday (Sept. 3) at 9:42pm.  She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/05
On Friday morning, Jason Aldean shared a photo on Instagram of his son's latest ultrasound and he seems to be flipping off the radiology technician.  Jason was comparing him to Johnny Cash.  He also announced that they will be naming their...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/05
The final CMA Award nominees were announced yesterday on Good Morning America with Brothers Osborne, Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch.  Miranda Lambert leads the list of nominees with five.  Little Big Town and Keith Urban each got four ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/01
Blake Shelton has signed on to co-host the Nashville portion of the Hurricane Harvey benefit. According to TMZ, Blake will join Reese Witherspoon to co-host the Nashville portion of the show, which will air on the four major networks for an...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/09/01
Martina McBride's charity movement Team Music Is Love surprised one of her fans with a special party.  Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centre recently reached out to Martina on behalf of their patient, Sandy, who recently became a four...

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