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  1. Another excerpt from's exclusive chat with Trisha Yearwood, where she talks working with the legendary Don Was on her latest album Let's Be Frank, a stunning tribute to the iconic catalog of Frank Sinatra.
  2. George Strait to Headline the Home of the New England Patriots; Jason Isbell Launches ShoalsFest; Jerry Lee Lewis Concerts Canceled; Kane Brown’s Legal Filing Against Former Producer; Dolly Parton Donates $200,000 to Volunteer Fire Departments in East Tennessee
  3. “I love him because he’s such a unique fusion,” Urban said of the rapper-singer in a new Hot 20 Countdown interview. “He’s got a lot of country in him. He knows so much about country music, hip hop, rap, soul, blues, just everything. It’s incredible.”
  4. Performers Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line and Ashley McBryde join the 54th annual ACM Awards airing live from Las Vegas on April 7 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
  5. A complete breakdown of the most honest Instagram confession country music fans have ever heard. All about Carrie Underwood's inability to be back in her skinny jeans eight weeks after giving birth to her second son Jacob.
  6. Women may be scarce on Billboard’s country charts, but this week one of them boasts the genre’s bestselling album. And it’s about damn time.
  7. Every country artist seems to remember those first brutal shows when they’d look out into the crowd and see empty seats. That hasn’t happened to Brad Paisley in a very long time, if ever. Maybe right after he graduated from Belmont University in 1995 and was playing shows around Nashville. But on Saturday night (March... Read more »
  8. Highlights from a recent podcast where Jake Owen opened up about the new love in his life (Erica) and the old love in his life (country music).
  9. George Strait Bests Himself at Houston Rodeo; The Alleged Con Man Behind Rascal Flatts Restaurants; Eric Church’s Live Dale Earnhardt Salute; NFL Draft Adds Free Tim McGraw Concert; Dylan Scott and Wife Blair Expecting Baby No. 2
  10. You know what pairs well with a nice crisp Napa white? Three solid days of sweet, sweet country music. The second annual CMT Live in the Vineyard Goes Country will take place May 14-16 and here is everything you need to know.
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