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Kenny Chesney Dedicates Performance to Injured Police Officer

During a concert in Philadelphia June 26, Kenny Chesney paid tribute to a local police officer who had been shot seven times in the line of duty the previous day.

Officer Christopher Dorman, a part-time officer in the borough of Folcroft, had expected to attend Chesney’s concert at Lincoln Financial Field, but the shooting altered his plans significantly Continue reading

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The Mavericks Part Ways with Record Label to Launch Their Own

Genre-bending band The Mavericks has amicably parted ways with Nashville’s Big Machine Label Group, ABC News has confirmed.

The group recorded two critically-acclaimed albums for the label group, 2013’s In Time and 2015’s Mono, and reportedly had just a two-album deal there Continue reading

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Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Wears Diaper On New Album Cover

Florida Georgia Line just shared the cover artwork for their new album Dig Your Roots, and it’s adorable Continue reading

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Country, Bluegrass Stars Mourn Legend Ralph Stanley

Stars from the worlds of country and bluegrass music — and even Hollywood — are reacting to the Continue reading

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Country Star Trivia for 6/24/2016

In what year did Elvis Presley appear on NBC’s The Steve Allen Show clad in a tuxedo and crooning “Hound Dog” to a basset hound? ANSWER: 1956

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Garth Brooks On Orlando Attack: Don’t Let It Win

Like so many others, Garth Brooks was devastated by the recent mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 people dead and dozens more injured. And while he calls the comparison “stupid,” the incident actually made the country superstar think about a scene in Star Wars where the Obi-Wan Kenobi character says, “I feel a great loss in the force right now” as the balance between good and evil shifted Continue reading

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Miranda Lambert Doubles Down on Texas Pink Pistol Boutique

Following her divorce from Blake Shelton last year, Miranda Lambert has closed the Pink Pistol boutique she had opened in the small town where they shared a home, Tishomingo, Oklahoma Continue reading

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Nashville Notes for 6/24/2016

Dustin Lynch will debut his new single, “Seein’ Red,” on TBS’ Conan July 6. It is the first single from his upcoming third album Continue reading

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Bluegrass Legend Ralph Stanley Succumbs to Cancer at 89

Bluegrass music legend and three-time Grammy Award winner Ralph Stanley died Thursday at the age of 89, his rep confirmed to ABC News. Grandson Nathan Stanley broke the news on his Continue reading

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Randy Travis Called a “Hero” by Josh Turner

Thirty years ago this month Randy Travis released his groundbreaking debut album, Storms of Life, and he went on to have a major impact on country music as a leader of the new traditionalist movement Continue reading

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