jennifer 

Jennifer Nettles is on a mission, and it's a mission to empower children all around the country.

where 

Co-host Luke Bryan spoke onstage during the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Country music has been one of the most popular genres in the U.S. for decades now, but it’s so much more important than just sales and streams.

hillary 

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott says she is baring her soul like never before in the first single off her upcoming faith-based album. But she's keeping secret – at least for the moment – the recent personal trauma that inspired the self-penned song, entitled "Thy Will."

keith 

For most major U.S. cities, summer is synonymous with major country music tours. This year is shaping up to be no differently. But the cost is high.

kelly 

She just fits right in with Jason Aldean, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood (more than once) and Vince Gill

This week’s listener requests come from William in Yuma Arizona

 

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WEEK OF APRIL 24, 2016

 

blake 

Photo from The Boot

Shelton’s movie soundtrack contribution finds its narrator musing about how an unlikely friendship got him through some hard times. The corresponding music video features the country star performing “Friends” in a recording studio, with the movies titular animated birds — and their pig nemeses — having a little fun.

garth 

Photo from Garth Brooks YouTube

Garth Brooks is going to share the recording process for his upcoming album with fans via social media.