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While most of us are back to work after the beginning of the new year, country stars are making the most of their time off by vacationing in warm-weather locations.

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Merle Haggard and Joey Feek were among the country-music personalities who died in 2016

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In 2016, country music saw deaths, resurrections, a shocking performance and a superstar collaboration that fans are sure to be talking about for years to come.

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Awards, Tributes, Fundraisers and a New Home for Nashville

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2016 has been an outstanding year in country music, but there were also some really great songs that got overlooked and just fell through the cracks.

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The clock struck midnight in Nashville on New Year’s Eve and country stars took to their social media accounts to send their best wishes for a very happy and healthy new year.

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It was a huge year for country music and an even bigger year for country music videos. In 2016, several artists were more thoughtful in the treatments of their videos, and while each song tells its own story, so did these clips.

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2016 brought us a lot of good -- and bad -- in country music.

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From Margo Price and Brandy Clark to Jon Pardi and Dierks Bentley

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With their third holiday album, A Pentatonix Christmas, the quintet delights with standards ("White Christmas") and standards-to-be (*NSYNC's "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays").

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Recipes from your favorite Country artists...

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Kelsea Ballerini’s The First Time tour is so hot it’s setting off fire alarms.

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All-star list of performers to salute Country Music Hall of Fame member at Nashville concert.

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Maren Morris made her Saturday Night Live debut on last weekend’s Saturday night (Dec. 10), performing both “My Church” and “80s Mercedes” during the late-night sketch comedy show.

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Country music's hard-rocking everyman on choosing the right song, his love-him-or-hate-him public image and why he'll never put out an acoustic album

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Keith Urban has been known to bring fans onstage during his concerts to share the spotlight. He did just that during a stop in Adelaide, Australia, on his Ripcord World Tour with Carrie Underwood.

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Gorgeous New Photos of Your Favorite Characters

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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.”

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.