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Dan + Shay + Tequila

Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:34
It’s not always about Patron and clothes falling off, or going ten rounds with Jose Cuervo. Sometimes, if you’re careful, you can write a song about tequila that’s not about a party. And if you’re Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, you can even make it a ballad. The duo talked to Billboard Country Update and... Read more »
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Top 10 Country Songs About Being Single

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:15

Happy Singles Awareness Day!

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Kathy Mattea + Jon Vezner — Country's Greatest Love Stories

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:35

This country couple owes their first meeting to a dead car battery.

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How to Get a Luck Reunion Ring

Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:10
Other than Grammys, CMAs, ACMs, RIAA and No. 1 plaques, one of the most coveted pieces of hardware in country music is a Luck Reunion ring. It’s considered the genre’s championship ring and every year, Willie Nelson presents one to the musicians who perform at his annual event, held during South By Southwest on his... Read more »
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Watch Turnpike Troubadours Rock 'Austin City Limits' With 'The Housefire' [Exclusive Video]

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00

The Texas band makes their 'ACL' debut on Feb. 17.

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Josh Abbott Band Team With Bud Light for Texas-Focused Ad Campaign

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:33

The Josh Abbot Band have recorded a cover of the iconic song "Deep In The Heart of Texas" for a Texas-centric Bud Light ad campaign.

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Cam Shares Her Version of Sam Smith's 'Palace' at CRS 2018 [WATCH]

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:01

"In your mind, you're visiting the ruins of this palace you thought you were gonna build together..."

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Hear Tyler Childers' New Song 'Snipe Hunt' [LISTEN]

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:28

Tyler Childers shares a new song about coming of age and being duped.

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Kelsea Ballerini’s Big Full Circle

Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:17
Before Kelsea Ballerini became a bona fide country star, she was a 20-year-old songwriter just singing songs at Country Radio Seminar four years ago. She took industry publication Country Aircheck down that memory lane in its February issue. “My first CRS was four years ago, which is crazy. I had just signed my record deal,... Read more »
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Old Dominion’s “Written in the Sand” Reigns as Top Song

Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:00
Any waves that might have rolled in from the Grammys have now subsided. But there a few ripples to report. Old Dominion‘s “Written in the Sand” has crested as the most played song on Billboard‘s country airplay list. It arrived at that prominence in just 22 weeks. This is the band’s fifth chart-topper, its first... Read more »
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33 Years Ago: Randy Travis Signs Recording Contract With Warner Bros. Records

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:10

On Feb. 14, 1985, Travis signed his record deal with Warner Bros. Records.

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Michaela Anne, 'Your Cheatin' Heart' [Exclusive Premiere]

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:00

"Country music often highlights the pitfalls of our human behavior, the heartache and pain that some of us just seem more prone to in life ..."

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Nikki Lane, Luke Bell and More Win 2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards

More Music News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 07:56

Congratulations to 2018's Ameripolitan Music Awards winners!

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Steve Moakler Announces Born Ready Tour, is 'Fired Up to Hit the Road' in 2018

More Music News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 18:21

Moakler is hitting the road in March for his 2018 'Born Ready' tour.

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18 Swoon-Worthy Country Music Quotes About Love

More Music News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:55

Country music centers so strongly on storytelling, and one of its favorites stories to tell is a love story.

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Coy Bowles, Wife Kylie Welcome Baby No. 2!

More Music News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:27

Congratulations to the family!

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Easton Corbin No Longer Signed to Mercury Nashville

More Music News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:17

Corbin's next move is unknown at this time.

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Jennifer Nettles Stages More Storytelling

Music News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:04
It’s no secret that no matter how dearly Jennifer Nettles loves country music, she is also crazy about the Broadway stage. So when she had a chance to make her Broadway debut as Roxy Hart in the Tony Award-winning musical Chicago in 2015, she took it. And Nettles told Billboard that she sees some similarities... Read more »
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FIRST LOOK: CMT Next Women of Country Tour With Sara Evans

Music News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:25
Since its 2015 inception with Kelsea Ballerini and Jana Kramer, the annual CMT Next Women of Country Tour has featured some of country music’s most empowering vocalists. In 2016, Jennifer Nettles headlined the tour with Brandy Clark, Lindsay Ell and Tara Thompson. The 2017 lineup starred Martina McBride, Lauren Alaina, Maggie Rose and Post Monroe.... Read more »
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