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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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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/27
Neal McCoy's father, Hubert Neal "Pete" McGaughey has died.  Neal shared the news with his fans on Saturday. "Y'all have been like a big family to me...Thanks for all your thoughts and prayers," he said in a Facebook Live video. "He's in a...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/27
Willie Nelson's publicist is setting the record straight about his health after rumours started circulating that he was "deathly ill".  Elaine Schock says that he is "perfectly fine".  The stories started after an article on Radar Online...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/24
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's new song "Speak To a Girl" is about honesty and teaching men how to speak to women when they are young.  "It's important that young women hear that message from the men in their lives and from other women in their ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/24
Carrie Underwood has a new yoga partner...her 2 year-old son Isaiah.  She posted a video on Instagram of the two of them doing the downward dog, the cobra and some squats. 

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/24
Trisha Yearwood's Southern Kitchen cooking show has just been nominated for Outstanding Culinary Program at this year's Daytime Emmy Awards.  The winners will be announced April 30th.  Trisha is the host and the executive producer of the show,...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/23
During a recent stop on their Dig Your Roots tour, Florida Georgia Line met with retired Army Staff Sergeant Shane Savage to give him a track chair.  Savage lost his leg when he drove over an IED in Afghanistan in 2010.  The chair will allow...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/23
Another round of performers has been announced for the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.  The new list includes Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/23
Little Big Town are in Australia as part of CMC Rocks' three-day festival and they decided to turn the trip into a family affair.  They have all been taking in the sights and are sharing their adventures on social media.  Jimi climbed to the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/23
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have always taught their daughters the importance of a good work ethic.  Faith says, "The one thing we stress is that you don't get things handed to you on a silver platter - you have to work for things you want. ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/22
Thomas Rhett announced the creation of a new publishing company, Home Team Publishing, in collaboration with his manager Virginia Davis, his father Rhett Akins and rapper Jay Z's Roc Nation.  "Songwriting has been a huge part of my life for...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/22
Back in December, Granger Smith suffered two broken ribs and a punctured lung after he fell from the stage during a show.  He is actually thankful that it happened.  Granger says that being forced to stop working, relax and think about...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/22
Carrie Underwood sent the cutest pair of pink baby cowboy boots to Today Show host Hoda Kotb, who adopted a baby girl earlier this year.  She also sent a monogrammed baby blanket for baby Haley Joy.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/21
Michael Ray is going to make his TV debut in an upcoming episode of Nashville.  In a recent interview, Michael said that acting is something he's dreamed about for a long time.  He is not saying much about his role, but he does have speaking ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/21
Dierks Bentley's newest Whiskey Row location had to apologize to a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.  The problem happened when Brandon Andrus and his family decided to check out Whiskey Row in Gilbert, Arizona last week, but they were turned away...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/21
Ashley Monroe and her husband John Danks announced on Twitter Christmas Day that they were expecting their first child.  Now, Ashley used Instagram to reveal that they are having a boy.  She posted a picture of her in a bikini and robe with...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/21
Martina McBride and Team Music is Love, Martina's global charity intiative dedicated to making the world better through music, threw a big baby shower on Thursday (March 9).  The shower was for young mothers who live at the Covenant House in...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/20
George Strait is hoping that his fans can help him pick their number one song out of his sixty number ones.  A new app lets you choose your top 3 George Strait songs.  The new Strait to Vegas App also gives you a chance to win a trip to one of...

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