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Miranda Lambert: How Her Songs Are Like Dogs

Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:24
If you want Miranda Lambert to open up in an interview — like really, really open up — just pour some puppies on her. In a new video interview with Buzzfeed, Lambert was covered in little rescue dogs, and she talked about everything from vodka to Audioslave. First, the vodka. “My favorite mixed drink is... Read more »
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Robert Cray, Iris Dement, Graham Nash Tapped for Americana Honors

Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:10
Blues singer-guitarist Robert Cray, singer-songwriter Iris Dement and rock legend Graham Nash will receive special honors during the Americana Music Association’s 16th annual Honors & Awards ceremony taking place Sept. 13 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The event kicks off the 18th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference which runs through Sept. 17 at venues throughout... Read more »
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Maggie Rose Reveals Sexy Muse for Steamy “Body on Fire”

Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:43
Maggie Rose gets real — and really steamy — in her brand new song, “Body on Fire.” Bold, direct and soul-baring, her sensual single is a mince-no-words, bedroom invitation to her lover. And for Rose, what better muse than her brand new husband, music manager Austin Marshall. Rose told People the song is “absolutely” about... Read more »
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Nashville in Concert Donates £10,000 to UK Solidarity Fund

Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:06
Opry Entertainment, the producer of Nashville in Concert, has donated £10,000 to the British Red Cross’ UK Solidarity Fund on behalf of the touring cast, Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Sam Palladio and Jonathan Jackson. The donation reflects $12,672.74, and it was made following Saturday’s (June 17) two sold-out shows at the O2 Apollo... Read more »
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Brett Young Says Whiskey Is the Answer

Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:33
You can ask a guy a lot of questions in 60 seconds. Vevo did it with Brett Young and managed to get 23 questions answered in this rapid fire Q&A. And while the country newcomer doesn’t seem too fazed by the questions, that may be because he has a couple of go-to answers for so... Read more »
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Graham Nash and More Earn 2017 Americana Lifetime Achievement Honors

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:32

The Americana Music Association has announced its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients.

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Kip Moore’s Slowheart Arrives Sept. 8

Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:17
Arriving Sept. 8, Kip Moore‘s third album Slowheart features 13 new songs, 11 of which were co-written by Moore. The new music is described as his most authentic work to date with elements of Americana, rock and his brand of country storytelling his ardent following has come to love. “This is the record I’ve been... Slowheart Arrives Sept. 8">Read more »
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Luke Bryan Shares New Song 'Like You Say You Do' at VIP Event [WATCH]

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:42

Luke Bryan performed a brand-new song, "Like You Say You Do," during a VIP event before a concert in Alpharetta, Ga.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 CMA Awards

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:59

When are the 2017 CMA Awards? Who's hosting, performing, presenting and nominated? Here's everything you need to know.

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Watch Kellie Pickler Perform Emotional New Song 'If It Wasn't for a Woman'

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:22

Kellie Pickler debuted a brand-new song, "If It Wasn't for a Woman," during the 2017 CMA Music Festival.

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33 Years Ago: Dolly Parton, Sylvester Stallone's 'Rhinestone' Released

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:00

Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone made an improbable pairing for the 1984 box office dud 'Rhinestone'.

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Canaan Smith Loses Guitar, Gear in Car Break-in

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:29

Canaan Smith and his crew were the victims of a car break-in on Tuesday (June 20).

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Loretta Lynn Cancels Additional Tour Dates Following May Stroke

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:58

Loretta Lynn has canceled two additional concerts, scheduled in Iowa in July, following her May stroke.

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6 Years Ago: Glen Campbell Reveals Alzheimer's Diagnosis

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:20

Five years ago today, on June 22, 2011, Glen Campbell fans learned that the iconic singer had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

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22 Years Ago: Shania Twain's 'The Woman in Me' Goes Platinum

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:10

On June 22, 1995, Shania Twain earned her first platinum album with her sophomore record, The Woman in Me.

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Top 10 Kris Kristofferson Songs

More Music News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:00

A look at 10 of Kris Kristofferson's top songs

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Bobby Bare’s Outlaw Spirit Remains Undiminished

Music News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:22
Pairing Nashville’s original outlaw with country music’s award-winning contemporary outsider in an Everly Brothers-style duet is something Bobby Bare wanted to do. As usual, he accomplished that task and generally does once he sets his mind on something. Bare, 82, was working on his first new album in five years when he decided to enlist... Read more »
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Nebraskaland Days Mixes Cowboy Culture and Country Music

Music News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:00
Brothers Osborne, Alan Jackson, Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam and thousands more live music fans will enjoy a heavy dose of Cornhusker hospitality this weekend at the 2017 Nebraskaland Days in North Platte. Billed as Nebraska’s official state celebration, the 11-day event wraps with performances by Jackson and Yoakam on Friday (June 23) and Brothers Osborne... Read more »
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Lady Antebellum Tops Country Albums Chart With Heart Break

Music News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:01
After a four-year absence, Lady Antebellum returns to the top of Billboard‘s country albums chart this week with Heart Break. The trio last achieved that eminence in 2013 with Golden. Its intervening album — 747 in 2014 — capped out at No. 2. Heart Break enters the Billboard 200 all-genres list at No. 4. Meanwhile,... Heart Break">Read more »
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