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3 hrs ago | WPOC-FM Baltimore

Country Stars Join New Anti-Bullying Initiative

Florida Georgia Line and Darius Rucker are taking a new stand against bullying. They're among the celebrities who've signed on with the WWE and The Creative Coalition's new S.T.A.R. Alliance.

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5 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Lady Antebellum Serving Up a Big Hit with Latest Single, "Bartender"

Lady Antebellum is very happy with the success of their latest hit, "Bartender," but they were a little uneasy about putting it out as the first single from their upcoming album, 747 .

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9 hrs ago | WKHX-FM Atlanta

Trisha Yearwood to Release 12th Studio Album, "PrizeFighter"; New Cookbook Coming Next Spring

Trisha Yearwood has been one very busy woman lately. As she gears up to hit the road with hubby Garth Brooks on September 4, Trisha is also completing work on her new album, PrizeFighter.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ACC TOP 40

The Band Perry Talks New Album Progress on "Larry King Now" Thursday

The Band Perry sits down with Larry King on his new show, Larry King Now , Thursday.

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WXLO-FM Worcester

Taylor Swift's Friend Jaime King Says Her New Album "1989" Is "Amazing"; Taylor Says It's Not About Relationships [From ABC News]

Taylor Swift's Friend Jaime King Says Her New Album "1989" Is "Amazing"; Taylor Says It's Not About Relationships One of Taylor Swift's many celebrity friends is actress Jaime King - - and because they're pals, she's already gotten to hear Taylor's new album, 1989, which the rest of us won't be able to check out 'til October.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Dustin Lynch Savors the Summertime Success of His Latest Hit, "Where It's At"

Dustin Lynch 's live show has gotten a big shot in the arm from his feel-good hit, "Where It's At."

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Buddy Holly country tribute features song he never recorded

A song Buddy Holly never got the chance to record and his biggest hits are to feature on a new country music tribute album to the bespectacled rock 'n' roller.

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Related Topix: Merle Haggard, T. Graham Brown

Fox News

Metal rockers Motley Crue find welcome embrace in Nashville for country tribute album

This Jan. 28, 2014 file photo shows, from left, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, and Mick Mars of Motley Crue at a press conference in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Nashville, TN, Rascal Flatts, Brantley Gilbert, Entertainment

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Chase Rice Turns the Energy Way Up on Debut Album, "Ignite the Night"

Chase Rice 's debut album, Ignite the Night , is out Tuesday featuring the lead single, "Ready Set Roll."

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brad Paisley Debuts "Country Nation" on My Country Nation's YouTube Channel

Brad Paisley 's affiliation with the new multi-format platform My Country Nation continues with the premiere of his new "Country Nation" video at MyCountryNation.com and on the outlet's YouTube channel .

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The Modesto Bee

Trisha Yearwood re-emerges twice as busy

An apt description: Yearwood announced Tuesday she's releasing a new album titled "Prizefighter," the title taken from a new track she found inspiring as she contemplated relaunching her music career at 49. It coincides with the looming comeback tour with her husband, Garth Brooks.

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102-5 The Fox

My Country Nation

Brad Paisley is part of launching a digital country music channel called My Country Nation .

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BOB 94.9

Scotty McCreery Extending Current Tour

Scotty McCreery is planning to remain on the road. The country star is currently on his "See You Tonight Tour," which he's extending into the fall.

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Detroit Free Press

Country fan 'grave' after alleged assault at DTE Energy Music Theatre

A 55-year-old Westland fan at DTE Energy Music Theater to hear country-western star Hank Williams Jr. might not survive after he was assaulted at the Sunday concert by a teenage boy, police said.

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Related Topix: Hank Williams Jr., Wayne, MI, Oakland County, MI

WKHX-FM Atlanta

ACM Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with New Commemorative Book, "This Is Country"

In anticipation of the ACM Awards' 50th anniversary next year, the Academy of Country Music has opened its archive up for the new book, This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards .

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Related Topix: Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 24-30

Aug. 24: Actor Kenny Baker is 80. R&B singer Marshall Thompson is 72. Actress Anne Archer is 67. Actor Joe Regalbuto is 65. Actor-writer Stephen Fry is 57. Actor Steve Guttenberg is 56. Talk-show host Craig Kilborn is 52. Rock singer John Bush is 51. Actress Marlee Matlin is 49. Country singer Kristyn Osborn is 44. Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is ... (more)

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Related Topix: R&B, R-N-B, Soul, The Chi-Lites, Jazz, Kenny Baker, John, Alternative, Shedaisy

Evening Sun

Taylor Swift to release new album on Oct. 27

This Aug. 10, 2014 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the Teen Choice Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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KIX 96.1

Brad Paisley Leaks New Song From NASA Launch Pad

Brad Paisley is taking his mission to leak songs from his new album to a new level.

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Related Topix: Brad Paisley, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Daily Reporter

Review: Rice has clever take on new country sound

On "Do It Like This," country singer Chase Rice suggests he and his friends prefer pulling out a fiddle at a back-country bonfire to dancing under a disco ball.

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Olney Enterprise

Review: Country artists rock out for Motley Crue

Country artists have long paid tribute to rock acts compatible with country music, from the Eagles to Buddy Holly to country-loving British acts the Beatles and Rolling Stones.

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Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Rascal Flatts

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