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On Those Who Helped ‘Love Me Like You Mean It’ Make History


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The first time Keith Urban performed “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16″ back in February, he wasn’t even sure if he’d remembered all the lyrics right.



…and visit his behind-the-scenes bar


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Country Music in the Big City…New York City that is…will it play?


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Blake Shelton isn't shy about his drinking habits …“I'm so drunk right now I just walked into a 7-11 put a bag of Skittles in my pants and shouted 'Who wants to taste the rainbow?!!”… he once tweeted.


Kenny Chesney knew he wanted to say some things that weren’t being said when he went in to make The Big Revival.


About Urban Cowboy: The Rise And Fall Of Gilley's explores the origins of Gilley's and the implications of how national attention, followed by rampant commercialization, can be a lifetime boon for some — and a downfall for others.


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Vince Gill says he’s a “wicked good guitar player”

For Chris Carmack, who plays singer Will Lexington on the hit ABC drama Nashville, in some ways, art imitates real life.


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"I think country is the new rock & roll — everyone is trying to stretch out"


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“America”…the USA…is both a literal, physical place on a map – and, an idea.


With no label behind him, Chris Janson's new single "Buy Me a Boat" was the Number One song on iTunes' country chart. Beth Gwinn/Getty Images

The independent artist hit the top of the charts with the dream-big anthem "Buy Me a Boat". His journey... and video here?


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Vince Gill shares the history of Nashville's newly renovated Ryman Auditorium, which has hosted artists from Hank Williams and Johnny Cash to Jack White and Foo Fighters.



Find out why…plus his favorite Nick Jonas song…his recent collaboration with Jason Derulo…and more in his recent interview.


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Seconds before her big walk down the aisle to wed singer Eric Paslay on April 26, Natalie Harker admits she had a bit of a "freak-out moment."


For decades, rockers have looked to country music when they grew tired of brash flash or deafening volume—or they simply heard a George Jones record that blew their heads back with its sheer devastation.


Fitted t-shirt clinging to toned muscles, sculpted blonde hair and those blue eyes sparkling in the afternoon sun ... It already makes for one really sexy photo shoot, but put Dierks Bentley in front of his airplane, a sleek Cirrus SR22T Xi that he'll use to fly himself to a private show later on, and the result is almost too hot to handle.

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Phase One SkateParks Planned for Nashville, Boston, San Marcos, and Annapolis.


Miranda Lambert accepts the award for best country album for “Platinum” at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Female artists have made big inroads in country music recently, but the charts remain dominated by men. Some radio stations are told too many songs by women bring ratings down, and now country singer Miranda Lambert is lashing out at an influential radio executive about what she sees as sexism in play.


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Shania Twain fans may have to wait a bit for a full album, but the singer says that she’s hoping it won’t be too long until she’ll have a brand-new single out.


For whatever reason, country music sounds way better in the summer—even though we listen to it all year long of course.


For sale: A Texas ranch that defines the cowboy life.


Who better to help us celebrate all things country than the reigning queen of country music? Miranda Lambert shares her personal take on what's country now.


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George Jones remains one of the most iconic country music artists of the last century, and now, his life and career will be immortalized in an authorized biopic, No Show Jones.


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Famed photographer shares legendary photos and stories from shoots of musicians such as the Eagles and James Taylor, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton


Over the course of her career, Kelly Clarkson’s been a little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll – and now she's adding a little bit more to that range!


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Learn more about his beginnings and his journey…plus 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Blake Shelton…and see a list of his Top 10 Songs!


He'll Need More Buckets After June 17 Show in Nashville

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