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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/05
During a podcast, Brittany Aldean talked about trying to conceive, her endometriosis diagnosis, IVF and how they almost weren't successful. "Memphis was our last egg," she reveals. "So it was like, if this doesn't work - I was considering a...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/05
Carrie Underwood shared a picture yesterday that made her fans go crazy. It was a black and white photo of her behind a soundboard in a studio. There was no caption with the picture, but it's not hard to tell that she's working on new music....

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/05
Kip Moore has partnered with Make-A-Wish and invited 15-year-old Sydney to be his date at his concert for ACM Party for a Cause: Stoney's Tailgate Party on April 13th. Sydney is from South Texas and Make-A-Wish is sending her to the ACM Awards...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/05
Reba McEntire has been playing the first female Colonel Sanders ever in recent KFC commercials and it would appear that Roseanne is not a fan. In a tweet from Tuesday, Roseanne says that "Reba is not a good colonel not as good as I would be!...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/03
Kane Brown knows that social media is an important part of his career, but some of the comments can be negative. He has come up with the best way to deal with it...he just blocks them. "I feel like it's a blessing and a curse," said Kane. "You do...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/03
Brantley Gilbert knows that a dog's love can help someone heal, that is why he is teaming with Pedigree and Custom Canine Unlimited to give companion dogs to eight veterans. "Nothing helps heal like an animal's love," said Brantley. "These dogs...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/03
Brett Eldredge raised $60,000 in December with his fourth annual holiday concert at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame. On behalf of his new Brett Eldredge Family Foundation, Brett and his family recently presented a cheque for $60,000 to...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/03
Dierks Bentley and his four-year-old son Knox were able to join Pekka Rinne and Eeli Tolvanen from the Nashville Predators for an optional practice last week. Dierks has always been a big fan of hockey and judging by the video, it looks like Knox...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/03
Jo Dee Messina has given her fans an update on her health after she was diagnosed with cancer in September. According to a recent Facebook post, she is feeling well and back onstage. The post also says that Jo Dee has been writing and recording...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/04/02
The line-up of performers for the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards just keeps getting bigger. Alan Jackson, Little Big Town, Kane Brown, Jon Pardi and Kelly Clarkson have all been added to the show.  The ACM's air live from Las Vegas on...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/29
It's been 5 years since they released their last album, but Thompson Square has a new album coming on June 1st. It's called Masterpiece and it features 11 tracks, 5 of which are available now. "It is extremely diverse," Shawna says of the new...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/29
The 23rd annual Key West Songwriters Festival runs from May 9-13 in Florida and visiters will notice that the rebuilding efforts are continuing after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys and Caribbean in September. To help out, Florida Georgia...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/29
Miranda Lambert's airstream, Wanda the Wanderer, got another makeover from HGTV's Junk Gypsies. They were behind the first renovation in 2010. They used various items they made and found at antique stores. There's lots of dip-died fringe and...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/28
Devin Dawson is excited to be attending the 2018 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, but what makes it even more special for him is that it will be the first time he has walked the red carpet with his girlfriend. They met in college while attending...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/28
Luke Bryan and his family are enjoying some vacation time in Hawaii right now.  His wife Caroline shared a picture on Instagram of Luke and their sons on the golf course...topless.  "I leave them alone for 2 hours and they change the rules of...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/28
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were on hand Tuesday to announce the Country Music Hall of Fame inductees for 2018. Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and Johnny Gimble will be inducted this year.  They come from three different categories: Dottie West...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/27
The Texas Legislative Conference named George Strait Texan of the Year on Friday.  He was given the honour for his music career and his efforts in raising money for Texans following Hurricane Harvey.  George called it "a great honour that is at...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/26
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd got married Saturday afternoon in Nashville.  The rain didn't stop the outdoor ceremony, as they exchanged their vows under a clear tent. Maren wore a cocktail length dress with a long train in the back and gorgeous...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/26
Jason Aldean was thrilled when his daughter Keeley said that she was interested in learning guitar. When he sat down with her to show her the basics, he discovered that she wanted to learn to play like Slash from Guns N' Roses.  Jason knew that...

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Posted by Jen Hoover on 2018/03/26
Kenny Chesney is celebrating his 50th birthday today! As a child, he wanted to be a football star, but his height caused him to turn to music instead. Kenny graduated in 1990 with a degree in advertising from East Tennessee State University. The...

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