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Grand Ole Opry To Kick Off CMA Fest Week with Star-Studded Shows

Grand Ole Opry To Kick Off CMA Fest Week with Star-Studded Shows | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, and Keith Urban, as well as Lennon and Maisy Stella from ABC’s “Nashville” will hit the stage Tues., June 4, as the Grand Ole Opry kicks off its CMA Music Fest Week with two star-packed shows.
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Best Music Videos of 2014

Best Music Videos of 2014 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
2014 was a particularly great year for country music videos, making the task of selecting the Top 10 ... well, difficult.
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Kellie Pickler Not Ready for the Responsibility of Having Kids

Kellie Pickler Not Ready for the Responsibility of Having Kids | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Could Carrie Underwood be starting a country baby boom? If so, Kellie Pickler won’t be participating. The ‘Little Bit Gypsy’ singer isn’t just waiting to have kids -- she flat out doesn’t want them.
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Before She Was an Actress, Jana Kramer Was an Ice Skater!

Before She Was an Actress, Jana Kramer Was an Ice Skater! | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Jana Kramer is a woman of many talents. She became famous after appearing on 'One Tree Hill,' but before she was a pretty well-known actress, she was spending time in the spotlight at Detroit Red Wings games, as an ice skater!
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Garth Brooks Says Florida Georgia Line Are 'Sweet, Sweet Kids'

Garth Brooks Says Florida Georgia Line Are 'Sweet, Sweet Kids' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Florida Georgia Line members Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard were toddlers when Garth Brooks' self-titled debut album was released. But even though they are a generation apart, the country music icon is a huge fan of the duo.
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The Band Perry Release ‘Gentle On My Mind’ Music Video

The Band Perry Release ‘Gentle On My Mind’ Music Video | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year, The Band Perry, has unveiled the new video for their Grammy-nominated rendition of “Gentle On My Mind,” their current single and the lead track from the soundtrack to the James Keach-directed documentary “Glen...
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Garth Brooks Dishes on His 'Long Vacation,' Performs 'Mom' on 'Jimmy Kimmel' [Watch]

Garth Brooks Dishes on His 'Long Vacation,' Performs 'Mom' on 'Jimmy Kimmel' [Watch] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Garth Brooks reminisced about how far he's come over the years during a stop at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' this week. The icon also performed his latest single, 'Mom' -- this time without getting choked up.
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Miranda Lambert Releases “Little Red Wagon”

Miranda Lambert Releases “Little Red Wagon” | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
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Miranda Lambert is following up her hit song “Somethin’ Bad,” which featured Carrie Underwood, with “Little Red Wagon.” The song was co-written by Joe Ginsberg and Audra Mae, the niece of Judy Garland.
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Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves Extend Tours Into 2015

Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves Extend Tours Into 2015 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
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Fans of Little Big Town and Kacey Musgraves are in for a pleasant surprise. Both acts announced they will extend their headlining tours into 2015.
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Asleep at the Wheel to Release New Bob Wills Tribute Album

Asleep at the Wheel to Release New Bob Wills Tribute Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Asleep at the Wheel has announced the release of a new Bob Wills tribute album, ‘Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.’
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Christmas Is All About Family For RaeLynn

Christmas Is All About Family For RaeLynn | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
On Christmas morning most people will be jumping out of their beds and running to the Christmas tree to find out what Santa left underneath.
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Old Dominion Added to Kenny Chesney's the Big Revival Tour

Old Dominion Added to Kenny Chesney's the Big Revival Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Old Dominion say that when they began opening for Chase Rice this fall, they had to quickly eliminate any valleys from their up-and down set.
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Brett Eldredge Elected to Country Music Association's Board of Directors

Brett Eldredge Elected to Country Music Association's Board of Directors | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Brett Eldredge won CMA New Artist of the Year last month, and now he’s taking a seat on the Country Music Association’s Board of Directors.
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Best Music Videos of 2014

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Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' Becomes Most-Added Song on Country Radio

Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' Becomes Most-Added Song on Country Radio | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Little Big Town's new single 'Girl Crush' has been ranked as the most-added song on country radio this week.
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Darius Rucker Was Inspired By 'Elf' to Record Sheryl Crow Christmas Duet

Darius Rucker Was Inspired By 'Elf' to Record Sheryl Crow Christmas Duet | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Will Ferrell's hit Christmas movie 'Elf' is a must-see during the holidays.
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Kelly Clarkson's 'Miracle' is the all-star show of the year

Kelly Clarkson's 'Miracle' is the all-star show of the year | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The Tennessean Kelly Clarkson's 'Miracle' is the all-star show of the year The Tennessean He performed his own original song on the show's season premiere in September and is a regular sight on the stages of the Grand Ole Opry, 3rd & Lindsley and...
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Top 10 Country Christmas Songs

Top 10 Country Christmas Songs | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The most wonderful time of the year is here, and the hustle and bustle of shopping, parties and tree-trimming is probably keeping you busy. But you can't have the holidays without music!
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Carrie Underwood Is 5 for 5 as She Debuts at No.1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart

Carrie Underwood Is 5 for 5 as She Debuts at No.1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Superstar Carrie Underwood makes it five for five this week as her newly released Greatest Hits: Decade #1 (19 Recordings/Arista Nashville) becomes her fifth consecutive album to debut at No.1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums sales chart.
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Lindsay Ell Part of the Next Generation of Great Country Guitarists

Lindsay Ell Part of the Next Generation of Great Country Guitarists | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
There's a downside to dedication. Great actors, athletes, musicians, computer programmers -- greatness comes at a cost.
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10 Biggest Stories of 2014

10 Biggest Stories of 2014 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
2014 has been a whirlwind year of triumph and tragedy worthy of a country song.
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More Performers Announced for CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party

More Performers Announced for CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Jake Owen, Maddie & Tae and Thomas Rhett have joined the lineup of CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party Live From the College Football Playoff National Championship.
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For Justin Moore, Christmas is All About His Daughters

For Justin Moore, Christmas is All About His Daughters | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Christmas changes for everyone as they get older and have families of their own, and Justin Moore is no different.
Ella, his oldest daughter, is 4 years old and Moore says his favorite Christmas memory with her is the very first one.
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Toby Keith Gets Back to What He Does Best

Toby Keith Gets Back to What He Does Best | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
“Drunk Americans” is reminiscent of several of Keith’s earlier hits, which the singer says is for good reason.
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Eric Church's 'The Outsiders' Goes Platinum

Eric Church's 'The Outsiders' Goes Platinum | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Eric Church's Grammy-nominated 'The Outsiders' album has gone Platinum for one million in sales. It's an accomplishment very few artists can claim in 2014. In fact, only two country artists released albums this year and hit the one million mark.
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Taylor Swift had to fight label to keep country music off of new album 1989

Taylor Swift had to fight label to keep country music off of new album 1989 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift has once again been named Billboard's Woman of the Year, but she admits it was a hard road to get there.
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