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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/17
Brad Paisley has announced a new release date for his next album, Love and War.  It was supposed to have been available March 3rd but the date was pushed back.  It will now be released April 21st.

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/16
The nominees for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards were announced this morning by Lady Antebellum.  Keith Urban leads with seven nominations.  Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris both have six, followed by Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/16
Thomas and Lauren Rhett's family is getting a lot bigger.  After trying to get pregnant for several months, they decided they were going to adopt a child from Africa.  Just a few months into the adoption process, Lauren found out that she was...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/15
The Zac Brown Band is working hard on putting the finishing touches on their next album, Welcome Home, which is scheduled to be released May 12th.  Unfortunately, they've been so busy that they had to cancel their annual Southern Ground Music &...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/14
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have each signed contracts with Sony Music Entertainment.  Tim most recently moved to Big Machine Label Group in 2012 and he released three albums, the most recent being Damn Country Music in November 2015.  Faith spent...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/14
Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will be back together to host the 52nd Annual ACM Awards live from Las Vegas on April 2nd.  The news was revealed in a commercial break during the Grammy's on Sunday.  This is the second time that they will co-host...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/13
Congratulations to Cassadee Pope and her boyfriend, Rian Dawson, who have officially announced their engagement.  The couple has been dating for seven years.  To share the news, Cassadee posted a cute picture of them kissing on her social media...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/13
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles.  Here's a look at the country winners: Best Country Album: A Sailor's Guide to Earth, Sturgill Simpson Best Country Solo Performance: My Church, Maren Morris Country Song:...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/13
Brett Eldredge went to a prom in Nashville this weekend.  The Tennessee chapter of Best Buddies, an organization that provides various opportunities for people with intellectual and development disabilities, held their prom on Friday night at...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/10
Kelsea Ballerini has been working on her sophmore album and during a recent interview she revealed that it will feature a duet with her finace, Morgan Evans.  She was asked if she had written any songs about him and Kelsea confirmed that she...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/09
Lots of people know that Carrie Underwood is a huge fan of The Walking Dead, but there is another TV show she calls her guilty pleasure.  She likes to watch the Bachelor.  Carrie is not alone, Chris Lane is also a big fan of the show and he...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/09
Jake Owen loves to spend his free time on the golf course.  He learned all about the game from his dad.  Golf Digest hosted the annual Golfers Who Give Back event this week and Jake was presented with the Arnie Award, named after the late Arnold...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/09
Kelsea Ballerini made an appearance on The Tonight Show this week and she talked about one of her favourite concerts memories and it involves one of her good friends.  It happened in 2005 when she saw Kelly Clarkson in Nashville.  Kelsea shared...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/09
Miranda Lambert has created a new campaign to help save the lives of animals.  When her new tour kicked off last month, Miranda and her MuttNation Foundation started the Fill the Little Red Wagon animal shelter campaign.  She is asking her fans...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/08
Thomas Rhett has earned his seventh number one single with "Star of the Show".  It is number one on both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay charts.  He wrote the song with his dad Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip.

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/08
Congratulations to Brantley Gilbert!  His new album The Devil Don't Sleep debuted at number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart and at number two on their all-genre list.

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/08
The 2017 Juno Award nominees were announced yesterday (Feb. 7) and congratulations to everyone nominated in the Country Album of the Year category: Aaron Pritchett - The Score Chad Brownlee - Hearts on Fire Dallas Smith - Side Effects Gord...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/07
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood will perform their duet "The Fighter" at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb 12).  The song is the fifth release from Keith's album Ripcord.  After writing the song, Keith thought that Carrie's voice would be a...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/07
Kenny Chesney was at the Super Bowl on Sunday cheering on the New England Patriots alongside their owner, Robert Kraft.  According to the Boston Globe, Kenny has performed at Gillette Stadium, home of the Patriots, more than any other artist...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2017/02/07
The Grammy Awards are coming up this Sunday (Feb. 12) and Kelsea Ballerini has just been added to the list of perfomers for the show.  She is also nominated in the Best New Artist category.

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