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keith

If you ever want a shot at writing a hit song with Keith Urban, you’d better know he has one giant turnoff. Don’t ever say, “Let’s write a hit song.”

dwight

With appearances in more than 30 feature films and television shows, including Panic Room, Wedding Crashers and Under the Dome, Dwight Yoakam’s acting chops are as lethal as his onstage dance moves.

country

A concert-goer in the front row of a Nashville, Tennessee, show got more than good seats while Luke Bryan was performing Wednesday.

brad

So what did Brad Paisley think after seeing his exhibit for the first time at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum?

maren

Country star talks touring, the importance of sound and her first time performing

nicole

Nicole Kidman has given a rare and candid insight into how she helped her husband of ten years, singer Keith Urban, in his struggle with sobriety.

brett

The country singer is giving fans a live taste of his new Christmas album, Glow, with a special holiday performance alongside a big band at Bally’s in Las Vegas, Nevada.

50

Christmas songs are like side dishes at a holiday dinner. Most country fans like the standards, while a few other specialty treats. Others we simply put up with to be polite, and a select few are absolutely intolerable.

miranda

The singer-songwriter tackles breakups, booze and the future in a wildly ambitious and equally impressive double album

reba

Reba McEntire has learned a lot over her years in Hollywood and the country music world, but the best advice she ever received was from her mom, Jacqueline.

crystal

Carrie Underwood invited Crystal Gayle to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry after Gayle's Opry performance at the Ryman Auditorium last week.

darius

Darius, who recently concluded his Good for Good Time Tour, was interested in a new challenge while looking to reduce his annual tour dates.

dierks

Fans Flood Infamous Dive As Bentley Rehashes Conway Twitty, George Jones, Merle Haggard and More Ahead of First Headlining Show at Bridgestone Arena, Jan. 21

eric

Eric Church talks about his songwriting heroes and why an artist should never play it safe.

maren

Billboard magazine will honor Maren Morris with its 2016 Women in Music Breakthrough Artist award.

martina

Martina McBride has watched the trends ebb and flow, and she agrees with other artists that songwriting in country music has fallen into a predictable pattern over the last few years. But she thinks it’s coming back toward the honest songwriting she believes in.

morgan chris

The two-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year, Chris Stapleton, and his wife, Morgane, visited the Big Apple recently to perform “You Are My Sunshine” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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From a honky-tonk troubadour with a soaring Orbison voice to an 'Urban Cowboy' country trio

Dixie

Despite going head-to-head in the ratings against Game 7 of the World Series, 12.8 million viewers tuned in to ABC for the 50th installment of the CMA Awards.

LBT

Little Big Town announced a six-show residency at Ryman Auditorium (the first time an artist or band has held a residency at the Ryman.)

kelly

Kelly Clarkson shared a secret project she’s been working on, and it’s a little off the beaten path from anything she’s done before.

miranda

Miranda Lambert has a message for those who troll celebrities and comment negatively about them online: Be careful.

CMA

From Carrie Underwood's all-female band to some god-awful fashion decisions – the good, the bad and the ugly of the 50th CMAs.

grandole

Country music is coming to the city in 2017 with the Opry City Stage in New York’s Times Square.

next women

The initiative started in 2013 to empower and bring awareness to country music’s rising female performers, both independent and signed.

kenny

Kenny Chesney releases 'Cosmic Hallelujah' on October 28th. Mark Davis/Getty Images

Kenny Chesney has a fear of overexposure.

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