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2 hrs ago | ACC TOP 40

Kacey Musgraves Receives a Backhanded Compliment from One Direction's Harry Styles

One Direction 's Harry Styles , a.k.a. Taylor Swift 's ex, is a fan of Kacey Musgraves ' music, but he doesn't want you to know about it. CMA voters feel differently about Kacey.


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6 hrs ago | The Township Journal

Travis Tritt returns for an intimate evening

The Newton Theatre welcomes back famed country artist Travis Tritt for an intimate solo acoustic performance on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. Travis Tritt recently released "The Calm After," part metaphor and literal, the title is reflective of a fresh and focused start for himself and how his music has come through to get this point. “I feel so humbled and blessed to be where I am right now,” says Travis, who will release the album on his own Post Oak Records.


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10 hrs ago |

Daryle Singletary & Wife Celebrate Birth Of Fourth Child

Daryle Singletary has another daughter. The country star and his wife, Holly, welcomed their new baby girl at a Nashville hospital on Sunday.


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11 hrs ago | Townsend Times

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill score another hit together

Tim McGraw has a reputation for picking the right songs over the course of his 20-year career, although he says he had some help on his latest hit. His nostalgic country single "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" was clearly a winner after he saw the reaction that his wife and fellow country singer, Faith Hill, had after playing a demo of the song.


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13 hrs ago | 96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Jessie J, Ariana, Nicki, Taylor Come Together in New Mashup

Mashup extraordinaire Earlvin14 has combined the piercing vocals emitting from Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj in "Bang Bang" with Taylor Swift's feel-good single "Shake It Off." In his newest pop fusion, the YouTuber opens the remix with the pop-heavy beats from "Shake It Off" and slowly incorporates the arrangements from "Bang Bang."


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14 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Tim McGraw Hopes His Fans Find Themselves in His New Album, "Sundown Heaven Town," Available Now

Listening to Tim McGraw's brand-new single, "Shotgun Rider," it's easy to think he's singing a song of devotion to his wife, Faith Hill. You shouldn't assume you'll see Faith acting out that role in Tim's upcoming video for the song, though.


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18 hrs ago | NBC Washington

Streisand Sings With Fallon on "Tonight"

On Monday's episode of "The Tonight Show," the one and only Barbra Streisand sang a medley of songs with Jimmy Fallon in her first U.S. late-night talk show guest appearance in over 50 years. Streisand and Fallon sang tunes off of her album "Partners," the talk show host filling in for duet partners featured on the record.


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20 hrs ago |

Eric Church

The Verizon Wireless Arena welcomes back Eric Church on October 23rd, this time with special guests Dwight Yoakam and Brandy Clark! Hailed as a top entertainer by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, SPIN Magazine, and more, Church will bring his rip-roaring attitude when he performs at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH! Church's current ... (more)


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Jackie Lee is Country's Most-Added, Josh Turner, Trisha Yearwood Follow

Jackie Lee's "She Does" bests new releases from Josh Turner and Trisha Yearwood to rank as country radio's most-added song. Based on this week's country adds board, it is clear that being fairly new to the game does not keep one out of the game.


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Dustin Lynch Hits #1 on Billboard's Country Airplay Chart

While Kenny Chesney's "American Kids" claimed the top spot on Mediabase's weekly country airplay chart, Dustin Lynch's "Where it's At " will not exit the week without a number one of its own. In seizing the throne from Chesney's "Kids," which ruled on last week's edition of the Billboard chart, "Where it's At" becomes the most successful release of Lynch's career.


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Lowell Sun

Review: Strait's last concert album a gift to fans

The 20-song "Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium" documents what was billed as Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait's final concert. Held on June 7 in Arlington, Texas, the event was more celebration than concert - where the waves of cheers play as big of a role as the voices and musicians.


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WMUS-FM Muskegon

Lynn Anderson Arrested For DUI In Nashville

Lynn Anderson is in trouble with the law. Nashville's Tennessean says the 66-year-old country star was arrested for DUI following a traffic accident in Nashville Thursday night.


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WMUS-FM Muskegon

Opry Star George Hamilton IV Hospitalized

Opry star George Hamilton the Fourth is recovering from a heart attack. The Grand Ole Opry revealed the country singer's medical emergency on Facebook Saturday, saying the 77-year-old performer "suffered a serious heart attack and is hospitalized in the Nashville area."


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Berkshire Eagle

Review: Too many hazy sentiments bog down McGraw

Twenty years after his breakthrough hit, "Indian Outlaw," Tim McGraw still pushes at country music's boundaries. His new album, "Sundown Heaven Town," incorporates contemporary Nashville flourishes while holding onto McGraw's signature sound - a moody, atmospheric tone developed over the years with producer Byron Gallimore.


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Staffordshire Newsletter

Kevin Bryan's record reviews

New Model Army, "Between Wine And Blood" -The latest offering from this uncompromising rock institution couples a powerful live set recorded during the first half of the band's recent "Between Dog and Wolf" tour with a six track album which NMA laid down in the studio when they were unable to complete the rest of their live dates because of drummer Michael Dean's health problems. The band have been together for more than three decades now but they've rarely sounded more relevant or compelling,and this fine 2 CD package provides an ideal introduction to their melancholy and thought-provoking sound.


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Lee Brice Surprised with Platinum Plaque During Madison Square Garden Set

Lee Brice got a big surprise during his Friday night set opening for Luke Bryan at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Toward the end of the show, Lee's pal Hoda Kotb of NBC Today 's Kathie Lee and Hoda joined Lee on stage to present him with a platinum plaque for his recent hit, "I Don't Dance."


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Don't Count On An Election-Day Tsunami

DEMOCRAT SETH MOULTON'S defeat of US Representative John Tierney in the 6th Congressional District primary last week came right on schedule. The political newcomer, an Iraq War veteran with three Harvard degrees , was the first Massachusetts candidate in 22 years to vanquish a sitting congressman from his own party.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Tierney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barney Frank, Life, Veteran Affairs, Chet Atkins, Opinion

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Fox News

Country star Lynn Anderson charged with DUI

Police arrested Anderson after she was involved in a crash Thursday evening. The responding officer said she showed "signs of impairment," according to her arrest warrant.


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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brad Paisley Gives a Tour of the Bar That Inspired His Latest Album, "Moonshine in the Trunk"

Brad Paisley shows off his Air Force One rocks glass in a tour of his brand-new, at-home bar that inspired his latest album, Moonshine in the Trunk . Brad picked up the souvenir when he accompanied President Obama on a trip to entertain the troops in the Middle East earlier this year.


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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Luke Bryan Is the First Performer Announced for 48th Annual CMA Awards

Luke Bryan is the first performer confirmed for the 48th Annual CMA Awards being held November 5 in Nashville. He's up for three trophies, including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Crash My Party .


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