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1 hr ago | WKHX-FM Atlanta

Chase Rice Ignites the Country Albums Chart

Newcomer Chase Rice is currently savoring the success of his first major release, Ignite the Night , as it debuts at the top of Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart, selling 44,000 copies in its first week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Dolly Parton Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Kenny Rogers

When Kenny Rogers challenged his good pal Dolly Parton to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, he never thought she'd go through with it -- but she's now proved him wrong.

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brett Eldredge Says "Sexiest" Honor and Love Songs Haven't Changed His Bachelor Status

Brett Eldredge admits being one of People Country's sexiest men is a pretty good gig-- until you're in the airport early in the morning.

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Toby Keith Answers Ice Bucket Challenge with Sooners

Toby Keith is the latest country star to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease.

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96.1 KXY

Blake Shelton 'Bringing Back Some Country' With New Album

The singer tells Rolling Stone Country that his recent albums have "been so positive" because he's "been in this awesome place."

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KLAL-FM Little Rock

Florida Georgia Line Calls Jason Derulo Remix "A Huge Honor"

After scoring a massive hit by teaming up with Nelly on "Cruise," country duo Florida Georgia Line have returned to the pop charts again, thanks to a collaboration with Jason Derulo on a remix of their song " This Is How We Roll.

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Miranda Lambert Says Kenny Chesney Taught Her How to Tour

As Miranda Lambert cris-crosses the country on the Platinum tour this summer, she says she owes a debt of gratitude to Kenny Chesney for teaching her how to run a happy tour.

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BroadcastNewsroom

Country Stars Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During 49th Annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon

Viewers tuning into the 2014 telethon, one of America's longest-standing and beloved fundraising and entertainment events, will enjoy musical performances and heartfelt appeals from the country stars, who appear on the show to help raise funds and awareness in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's mission to save and improve the lives of ... (more)

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Lee Brice Says Terminally Ill Girl Changed His Performances of "I Drive Your Truck"

L ee Brice 's latest chart-topper, "I Don't Dance," had some pretty big shoes to fill, coming after ACM Song of the Year winner "I Drive Your Truck."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Naomi Judd Ready to Auction Off Her Treasures

If you've ever wanted to raid Naomi Judd 's closets, now is your chance. The Beverly Hills auction firm Julien's will help the "mother" half of the legendary Judds part with some of her treasures in November.

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Wiz Khalifa knocks 'Guardians' from atop Billboard's album chart

Rapper Wiz Khalifa knocked the "Guardians of the Galaxy" soundtrack from the top spot on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, scoring his first No.

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WNWN-FM Battle Creek

George Strait and Garth Brooks Named America's Favorite Country Musicians

George Strait is America's favorite country musician, according to an unscientific Harris Poll conducted in July.

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96.1 KXY

Martina McBride Extends Tour Into The Fall

Martina McBride isn't ready to bring her "Everlasting" tour to a close. The country star has added over 30 more dates to the trek, which now extends into December.

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Dallas Morning News

Eli Young Band, Pat Green and country music buddies plan concert at Rangers ballpark

Mike Eli of the Eli Young Band performs during the NCAA Final Four weekend with the Dallas skyline behind him.

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WWWM-FM Toledo

Miley Cyrus Sings "It's Over" on Final "Chelsea Lately" Show

Handler announced previously that she was leaving E! and heading to Netflix to create "docu-comedy specials" and also host Netflix's first talk show, which does not yet have a premiere date.

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NME

Justin Bieber covers Johnny Cash's 'Ring Of Fire' - " watch

The pop star posted the video on Instagram which shows him playing guitar and singing the 1969 song alongside his friend Khalil.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Chris Young Sees "Lonely Eyes" Play Out at His Favorite Bar

Even though Chris Young didn't write his latest single, "Lonely Eyes," he says the barroom scene he describes in the tune could've been inspired by one of his favorite hangouts in midtown Nashville, not far from Music Row.

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KURB-FM Little Rock

Bryan Adams Confirms Track Listing, Release Date for New Album; Accepts Michael Buble's Ice Bucket Challenge [From ABC News]

Bryan Adams has now confirmed the full details of his new album, Tracks of My Years.

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Nashville Notes

The one-hour special Backstory: Dolly Parton promises "an insider's look at the life and times of the most awarded female in county music."

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WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Kelly Clarkson Joining Country Star Trisha Yearwood on New Single

Last year, Kelly Clarkson had one of her favorite country stars, Trisha Yearwood , make a guest appearance on her Christmas album.

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