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Kacey Musgraves on Little Hands and Big Dreams

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And when I was 10, my little hands couldn't really reach around a guitar yet," Musgraves told me last week after her rehearsal at the 2013 CMT Music Awards.
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Trace Adkins, Thompson Square and More Set for 2015 Country Cruising Cruise

Trace Adkins, Thompson Square and More Set for 2015 Country Cruising Cruise | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Trace Adkins and Thompson Square are getting set to take their live acts onto the high seas for the upcoming 2015 Country Cruising Cruise.
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Country Stars With June Birthdays

Country Stars With June Birthdays | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
June is the birth month of several fan-favorite country stars, including Lee Brice, Chris Young, Blake Shelton, Gretchen Wilson, June Carter Cash, Kathy Mattea and many more.
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Mickey Guyton Finds Inspiration in Big Voices

Mickey Guyton Finds Inspiration in Big Voices | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Newcomer Mickey Guyton recalls hearing a 10-year-old LeAnn Rimes sing in Texas.
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Miranda Lambert, Laura Bell Bundy Add Fighting Words to Women on Country Radio Controversy

Miranda Lambert, Laura Bell Bundy Add Fighting Words to Women on Country Radio Controversy | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
If you want female country singers to get riled up, tell them they're not really worth playing on country radio and compare them to a salad garnish.
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Chris Young's 'I'm Comin' Over' Video Takes Sexy to a New Level

Chris Young's 'I'm Comin' Over' Video Takes Sexy to a New Level | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
While Chris Young's "I'm Comin' Over" video starts out innocent enough, steam rises quickly. Long story short, the singer finds the (scantily clad) girl of his dreams and they get intimate in front of a gorgeous city view.
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Our Favorite Miranda Lambert Hairstyles [PICTURES]

Our Favorite Miranda Lambert Hairstyles [PICTURES] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Some stars stick to one look: George Strait rarely is seen without his black cowboy hat; Garth Brooks loves his crazy button-up shirts; and Trisha Yearwood's hair has been blonde and wavy for pretty much forever.
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Is Kacey Musgraves Too Country for Country Music?

Is Kacey Musgraves Too Country for Country Music? | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kacey Musgraves is one of the most critically acclaimed young singer-songwriters in country music, but ironically, she says her upcoming album doesn't really fit into the genre.
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Hunter Hayes Teams Up With American Red Cross for Blood Drive

Hunter Hayes Teams Up With American Red Cross for Blood Drive | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
If you suffer from trypanophobia (medical lingo for fear of needles), then this story may not be for you. Hunter Hayes is partnering with the American Red Cross to help saves lives through blood donation.
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Merle Haggard Was Asked to Join the Highwaymen, Declined Because of Money

Merle Haggard Was Asked to Join the Highwaymen, Declined Because of Money | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Country music's famous group the Highwaymen consisted of Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson -- four of the reigning hitmakers of the '80s, all recording and touring together.
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Watch Country Music's Best

Watch Country Music's Best | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The iHeartRadio Country Festival invaded Austin, Texas for the second year in a row, and was an amazing night of country music, duets and an entire arena singing “Happy Birthday” to Tim McGraw.
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Sam Hunt Explains the Difference Between Having a Hit Song as a Writer and as an Artist

Sam Hunt Explains the Difference Between Having a Hit Song as a Writer and as an Artist | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Sam Hunt first hit the country scene as a songwriter, but now that he's pursuing a career as an artist himself, he's noticed that there are some differences between having a hit as a songwriter and having one as an artist.
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Jake Owen Aiming for Greatness With New Album

Jake Owen Aiming for Greatness With New Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Before recording a note for his upcoming fifth studio album, Jake Owen had a conversation with Ross Copperman and Shane McAnally that changed the tone and trajectory of the album, and maybe their careers.
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Garth Brooks Forced to Cancel Upcoming Tampa Tour Dates

Garth Brooks Forced to Cancel Upcoming Tampa Tour Dates | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Garth Brooks fans in Florida will unfortunately have to travel out of state to catch the superstar and wife Trisha Yearwood on their World Tour this summer, as Brooks' upcoming Tampa shows have been canceled.
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Jana Kramer’s Rustic Wedding

Jana Kramer’s Rustic Wedding | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Jana Kramer got the boy! Kramer married NFL tight-end Michael Caussin on May 22 at a ceremony at Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards in Charlottesville, Va. The ceremony took place outside, with the Blue Ridge Mountains serving as the backdrop.
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Kellie Pickler to Receive First-Ever Chris Kyle Patriot Award

Kellie Pickler to Receive First-Ever Chris Kyle Patriot Award | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kellie Pickler is receiving recognition for her support of U.S. military members. The eight-time USO Tour veteran is set to be honored as the first recipient of the Operation Troop Aid Chris Kyle Patriot Award.
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Kelly Clarkson Karaokes With a Young Fan in Nashville [Watch]

Kelly Clarkson Karaokes With a Young Fan in Nashville [Watch] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kelly Clarkson has always had a reputation as one of the nicest pop-country stars around, but after seeing this adorable video, there can be no doubt.
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Montgomery Gentry Share 'Folks Like Us' Music Video

Montgomery Gentry Share 'Folks Like Us' Music Video | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Montgomery Gentry have released a music video for their latest single, "Folks Like Us." The song is the title track of their upcoming studio album.
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Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker Host Casino Night to Benefit Veterans

Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker Host Casino Night to Benefit Veterans | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Power couple Jessie James Decker, country singer, and Eric Decker, NFL star, are already utilizing their unique position in life to make a difference in the world with the Eric & Jessie Decker Foundation (EJDF), which strives to improve the lives...
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Brantley Gilbert's Expanded Just as I Am Returns as No. 1 Country Album

Brantley Gilbert's Expanded Just as I Am Returns as No. 1 Country Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
A year after topping Billboard’s country albums chart with Just as I Am, Brantley Gilbert returns to the top spot with Just as I Am: Platinum Edition
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Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow Will Host 2015 CMT Music Awards

Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow Will Host 2015 CMT Music Awards | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Dancing With the Stars co-host Erin Andrews and Pitch Perfect star Brittany Snow will co-host the 2015 CMT Music Awards airing live June 10.
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Martina McBride Passionately Blasts Radio Consultant's Remarks About Women in Country

Martina McBride Passionately Blasts Radio Consultant's Remarks About Women in Country | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
For quite some time, there have been discussions regarding the lack of women making it big on country radio, despite the fact there are plenty of talented, quality female artists in country music.
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See Laura Bell Bundy's 'Sound of Music' Inspired New Video

See Laura Bell Bundy's 'Sound of Music' Inspired New Video | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Charismatic singer-actress heads to Switzerland to film majestic clip for "I Am What I Am"
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Justin Moore Performs 'If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away' at iHeartRadio Country Festival

Justin Moore Performs 'If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away' at iHeartRadio Country Festival | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Justin Moore gave one of the standout performances at the iHeartRadio Country Festival with his hit song, "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away."
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Garth Brooks Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour Dates in New Orleans

Garth Brooks Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour Dates in New Orleans | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Garth Brooks has announced the first headlining appearances of his career in New Orleans for July.
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