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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/23
Zac Brown Band's fifth studio album, Welcome Home, has debuted at number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart.  The album sold 139,000 copies in pure album sales and 146,000 in equivalent album sales (which takes into account how many times...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/23
Jason Aldean and his wife, Brittany, are expecting a baby boy.  The couple, along with Jason's daughters Keeley and Kendyl, did a gender reveal yesterday.  They popped giant balloons that were filled with blue confetti. 

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/19
Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren, are enjoying watching their adopted daughter learn things about her new home.  Willa Gray was born in Uganda, so she is seeing a lot of things for the first time.  "She constantly wants to see something...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/19
Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild shared in a recent interview that she refuses to travel without her iPad.  She also talked about her favourite vacation spot, saying, "I love London: the shopping, the people, the culture, the food.  We've had...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/19
Carrie Underwood is going to be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.  The ceremony will take place in November.  The emcees for the invent will be Vince Gill and Kristen Chenoweth, both of whom are from Oklahoma and are already in the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/18
Lady Antebellum announced that they have contributed a song to the new Dirty Dancing's soundtrack.  They recorded "Hey Baby" for the TV remake, which stars Katey Sagal, Sarah Hyland, Debra Messing and Abigail Breslin.  The three-hour musical...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/18
Miranda Lambert is going to lead a dog and person walk on June 8th to raise awareness for all of the shelter pets who need to be adopted.  The MuttNation March will coincide with the CMA Music Festival and it will end in downtown Nashville...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/18
The Texas State Legislature has named George Strait the 2017 Texas State Musician of the Year.  Past winners include Willie Nelson, Dale Watson, Lyle Lovett, Joe Ely, Billy Joe Shaver, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and more.  "It's a great honor for...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/18
The New Kids on the Block brought their tour to Bridgestone Arena last night (May 17) and Carrie Underwood was in the audience.  She surprised concert goers when she appeared on stage to sing "Happy Birthday" to NKOTB members Danny Wood and...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/17
Brantley Gilbert and his wife, Amber, are expecting their first child in November.  He found out when he was on tour.  Brantley shared with People magazine the moment he learned he was going to be a dad. "She handed me a box and there were...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/17
Keith Urban was the latest country artist to perform the National Anthem before the Preds game last night and that was also the first time he ever performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" live.  "I've lived in America 25 years, but I've never been...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/16
Reba McEntire's new television drama is searching for another network after ABC passed on the show.  Red Blooded, created by Marc Cherry, is being shopped around by ABC Studios.  Cherry was also behind Devious Maids, which enjoyed a...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/16
Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann will be competing against each other during Season 3 of Celebrity Family Feud.  The winner will earn $25,000 for a charity of their choice.  Lee will donate to Folds of Honor and Jerrod will give the money to the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/16
Chris Stapleton's new album, From A Room, debuted at number one on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and number 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.  It sold 202,000 copies in pure album sales and more than 218,000 in equivalent album...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/16
Some Anaheim Ducks fans weren't too happy with Carrie Underwood's recent social media post.  "Whoah, what's with all the empty seats in Anaheim tonight?! Wouldn't happen in #Smashville that's for sure!!" Carrie wrote on Twitter before Friday ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/15
Dan Smyers and Abby Law are the latest country couple to tie the knot.  They got married in Nashville on Saturday (May 13).  The couple's dogs, Chief, Joy and Ghost were part of the wedding party.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/15
Thomas Rhett and Lauren brought their adopted daughter home from Uganda, Africa on Friday (May 12). They shared the news on social media and revealed that the little girl's name is Willa Gray Atkins.  They are expecting a baby girl to arrive...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/12
Brett Eldredge will be hanging out in Vegas this Sunday.  He's going to perform for Miss USA contestants during the TV broadcast.  I'm sure he'll make it up to his mother before or after Mother's Day.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/12
Mother's Day is this weekend. Most of us have stories from our childhood that we kept from our mothers. Country artists are no different. Here's one Frankie Ballard kept from his Mom.  He told her that a scar he has was the result of a go-kart...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/05/12
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have been dating for over a year now. In that time Gwen says she has learned a lot about country music thanks to Blake. She says she has learned about "heart, your heart in music, just by listening to a lot of...

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