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TWG: Country radio needs gender equityTWG: Country radio needs gender ...

TWG: Country radio needs gender equity Tedious 'bro-country' trend pushes out many talented female country performers.

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Related Topix: Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WBTV

Randy Travis' name no longer on 'Welcome to Marshville' signs

Marshville replaced its two welcome signs this summer because the old ones were falling apart, Town Manager Fern Shubert said.

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Related Topix: Marshville, NC, Randy Travis, Union County, NC

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee Rep cooks up some country comedy with 'The Doyle & Debbie Show'

He's a washed-up country singer, a third-rate Porter Wagoner. She's his third duet partner, a young single mother with considerable ... assets up front.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Porter Wagoner, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Video: Ludacris talks being honored at the Bmi R&B/Hip Hop Awards

BMI the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI President's Award to Christopher " Ludacris " Bridges at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.

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Related Topix: Dance, Ludacris, Rap, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Pitbull, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hip-Hop, Lil Wayne

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Country Stars Take Center Stage on MDA Show of Strength

Rascal Flatts , Brad Paisley , LeAnn Rimes , Sara Evans and Nashville 's Charles Esten all take center stage on this weekend's MDA Show of Strength Telethon .

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Related Topix: Sara Evans, Charles Esten

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Maple Ridge retired singer being inducted into B.C.'s country music hall of fame

Being inducted into the BC Country Music Association's hall of fame is a huge deal for Maple Ridge's Rick Tippe, but it means even more because it's an honour previously bestowed upon his dad.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

State Journal

Country star to open Grand season Friday

Country music star Larry Gatlin will open the Grand Theatre's 2014-15 performance season at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: The Gatlin Brothers, West, TX, The Oak Ridge Boys

ETonline

Taylor Swift the Newest Mentor on 'The Voice'

Taylor Swift not only has a new album 1989 , but she has a new gig as a guest mentor.

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Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks

WHEC-TV Rochester

Five things to know about New York's election season

GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO FACES A PRIMARY CHALLENGE Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout faces the governor in the Sept.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News

KURB-FM Little Rock

John Legend Teaming Up with Country Star Lee Ann Womack for "CMT Crossroads"

Katy Perry did it not long ago....now it's John Legend 's turn to sing with a country star for the CMT series Crossroads.

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Related Topix: Lee Ann Womack, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Best of 2007, Franklin, TN

Nanaimo Daily News

Common Core standards adopted by some states, rejected, repealed by others as debate continues

The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.

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Related Topix: US News, Alabama, Education Etc., US Governors, Jan Brewer, Jerry Brown, Jack Markell

CMT.com

Dierks Bentley's "Drunk on a Plane" in...

That persistent buzz you hear is Dierks Bentley 's "Drunk on a Plane" circling at the top of Billboard 's country airplay chart for its second week.

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Related Topix: Dierks Bentley, North Carolina

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Toby Keith Opens "Big Dog Daddy's" in Time for First OU Game

Though his name is already over the door in at least sixteen locations of I Love This Bar & Grill, Toby Keith can now count one more restaurant as part of his empire.

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Related Topix: Toby Keith, Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Country superstar Kenny Chesney performs tonight at Georgia Theatre

Fans can only get inside with a wristband which were given out at the Phi Mu Sorority beginning at noon.

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Journal-Pioneer

Shania Twain concert sparks international interest

Donald K Donald president Andre Hudon stands by the staging at the Charlottetown Event Grounds ahead of the Aug. 30 Shania Twain concert.

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KURB-FM Little Rock

Thanks to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off," Super-Producer Max Martin Moves Up in Record Books

Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" is the singer's second #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks, The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney

98.7 WOVK

Lee Ann Womack & John Legend Paired For 'CMT Crossroads'

Lee Ann Womack is on board for the next installment of "CMT Crossroads." The country star is teaming up with R&B singer-songwriter John Legend for the show, which they'll tape in the Nashville suburb of Franklin, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Lee Ann Womack, R&B, R-N-B, Franklin, TN

WXLO-FM Worcester

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent. A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band.

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Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Best of 2007, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, George Strait

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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