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Country Tour Pranks: Artists Weigh In On the Good, the Bad & the Smelly

Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Kip Moore, Thompson Square and many others describe the best tour pranks they’ve experienced so far.


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The 10 Best Sketches of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Season 40

From jabs at ISIS to a Blake Shelton video and a very odd retelling of Jay Z’s life, here are our favorites from the 40th season.



ACM Awards Artist Glossary: A Country Who’s Who for the 50th Annual Awards Show

In advance of the 50th ACM Awards this Sunday, has compiled a who’s who of nominated country artists to help you follow along.


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Florida Georgia Line Lead 2015 Billboard Music Awards Nominations For Country Artists

The Billboard Music Awards, hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen, air Sunday, May 17 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.


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Blake Shelton’s New ‘Sangria’ Video is Sexy…and a Little Creepy: Watch

By Kurt Wolff Coming off a successful run with his Ashley Monroe duet “Lonely Tonight,” Blake Shelton is turning once again to alcohol to help fuel his latest single. But it’s not beer or whiskey that’s providing the buzz this time, it’s […]


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10 Best Country Songs About Drinking

Some are happy, some are sad, some don’t exactly remember who, what or where they are.


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ACM Awards Performers Announced: Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, More

The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.


Megan Lindsey, left, and Joshua Scott Jones, AKA Steel Magnolia, jamming at Golf and Guitars in 2010. (Photo: KNCI/Sacramento)

Former ‘Steel Magnolia’ Star Auditions For ‘The Voice’

In 2009, the country duo Steel Magnolia had a hit called “Keep on Lovin’ You,” which went to number four on the Billboard country chart. At the time, Joshua Scott Jones and Megan Lindsey were […]

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Date Night Duets: Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe’s ‘Lonely Tonight’

Love isn’t always easy, and Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe’s country duet “Lonely Tonight” brings that idea to the forefront in our new series: Date Night Duets.


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Usher Covers a Blake Shelton Hit

Country artists will often cover songs from the rock/pop/r&b genres but it’s not too often those artists will cover a country song. However, one of Blake’s fellow Voice judges has done just that. Check out […]

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