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CMA Announces More Presenters

CMA Announces More Presenters

| October 29, 2015

NASHVILLE – Country Music’s Biggest Night™ attracts a diverse audience at home as well as the podium with actors, athletes, celebrities, and Country stars announcing winners and presenting trophies during “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” airing live Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) and airing on the ABC Television Network. Joining the lineup of previously announced […]

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Miranda Lambert To Walk of Fame

Miranda Lambert To Walk of Fame

| October 6, 2015

The sun shown bright on a warm fall day in Nashville as Miranda Lambert was added to the Music City Walk of Fame.  She was inducted by her longtime friend Dierks Bentley.  “Being part of this day, I feel a bigger part of Nashville than I ever have been.  I’ve been spending a lot of […]

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Urban: Idol "May Come Back"

Urban: Idol “May Come Back”

| September 20, 2015

Season 15 of American Idol has been announced as the final year for the successful talent competition.  Keith Urban has already begun attending auditions around the country.  He was in San Francisco last weekend.  This week, he told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton something very interesting: “I’ve been hearing more and more that there’s so […]

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Keith Urban Celebrates 18th #1

Keith Urban Celebrates 18th #1

| September 19, 2015

Keith Urban was in Nashville this week to celebrate his latest #1: “Raise ‘Em Up,”  It was a song he didn’t write, so the party, held at Nashville club The Sutler, was also for the writers: Tom Douglas, Jaron Johnston,  and Jeffrey Steele.  Keith’s duet partner Eric Church was not able to attend.  Before the party, Keith […]

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Eric Church Hall of Fame Exhibit

Eric Church Hall of Fame Exhibit

| September 17, 2015

Eric Church has been a recording artist for about ten years.  During that time, he’s been collecting souvenirs of his life in country music.  This week, a lot of those souvenirs went on display at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  Eric himself was on hand Thursday to kick it off. “I grew up, […]

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Canaan Smith Celebrates 1st #1

Canaan Smith Celebrates 1st #1

| September 17, 2015

It took a year and two weeks for “Love You Like That” by Canaan Smith to hit the top of the charts.  When it did, it was a victory for a lot of people, including the 33 year old singer.  They all came together at the Cabana in Nashville Tuesday night to celebrate.  The record […]

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Urban Has New Music Coming

Urban Has New Music Coming

| September 13, 2015

It’s been two years since Keith Urban released his last album Fuse.  He has a new single out called “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16.”  So what’s the status of his next album?  He told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I’m swimming in lots of songs, and trying to figure out how to birth them […]

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2015 CMA Nominees Announced

2015 CMA Nominees Announced

| September 9, 2015

NASHVILLE – Eric Church and Little Big Town top the list of final nominees for “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” with five nominations each. The stellar lineup of finalists includes staunch traditionalists, format icons, roots rockers, and contemporary trailblazers. “I am very excited by this year’s list of nominees,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive […]

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Thomas Rhett's Favorite Restaurant

Thomas Rhett’s Favorite Restaurant

| September 6, 2015

Thomas is about to launch a co-headline tour with Brett Eldredge.  The two have been featuring on some regional TV ads for a restaurant chain in the Southeast.  Turns out that Thomas knows a lot about this particular restaurant.  He explained to Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton: “I don’t know what it means to Brett, […]

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Thomas Rhett At FGL Wedding

Thomas Rhett At FGL Wedding

| September 6, 2015

Back in July, Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard got married.  He asked his friend Thomas Rhett to act as one of his groomsmen.  Thomas told Country Countdown USA’s Lon Helton that it was quite a fun affair: “The wedding was in Idaho.  His wife is from Sun Valley, and I’d never been there, it’s one […]

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