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Recap: ‘American Idol’ Brings the Tears With Emotional Auditions

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It’s down to the nitty gritty for aspiring contestants on season 17 of American Idol. The final night of auditions took place on March 18 and judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie have seen some of the best young singers in the United States. In fact, there’s been such an abundance of talent this season, they waste no ...

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Want to Play Guitar? Lindsay Ell Has Some Advice

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Lindsay Ell is a fierce guitar player, shredding with the likes of Keith Urban and Brad Paisley. She first picked up the guitar at eight years old, studying some of the best guitar-playing musicians around, including Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton and Derek Trucks. She eventually made the instrument her own and has included it as a staple ...

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Rascal Flatts Harmonize for ‘Back to Life’ on Good Morning America

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Country favorites Rascal Flatts delivered a blast of Monday-morning harmony on Good Morning America today, welcoming viewers back to the work week with their current single “Back to Life.” Joined by a full band including steel guitar, the trio slid easily through their latest heartfelt ballad – dedicated to true love and its rejuvenating power. With Gary LeVox’s soaring vocals ...

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Hear Cale Dodds’ Romantically Charged “I Like Where This is Going”

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Fresh face Cale Dodds keeps his eyes on the romantic prize with his vibrant new single “I Like Where This is Going.” Co-written by the Georgia native with producer busbee and hit maker Nicolle Galyon, the smooth standout features a modern blend of pop-country sonics and a thick layer of Dodds’ boy-next-door charm. With a steady rhythmic pulse building to ...

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Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to Enter Country Music Hall of Fame

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Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens and Jerry Bradley have been revealed as the Country Music Hall of Fame’s 2019 inductees.   View this post on Instagram   JUST ANNOUNCED: Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Congratulations to the new Members-Elect. #HonorThyMusic A post shared by Country Music Hall of Fame (@officialcmhof) on Mar 18, 2019 at 8:44am PDT ...

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‘American Idol’ Recap: Laughs, Tears and a Birthday Wish From Dolly Parton

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What do you get when you mix St. Patrick’s Day, Katy Perry’s birthday, and night four of auditions for “American Idol?” You get one heckuva party coast-to-coast with green beer, cotton candy, and some pretty impressive stars-on-the-rise, Heck, Katy alone got a personalized “Happy birthday to you,” from the Queen of Country Music, Dolly Parton, so the night was destined ...

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Hear Jake Owen’s Sun Kissed New Track “Drink All Day”

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Jake Owen has just shared the boozy anthem “Drink All Day,” a brand new cut off his upcoming Greetings From … Jake album. Featuring breezy sonics and a refreshing pour of feel good island vibes, the intoxicating jam finds Owen returning to his sandy sweet spot. Famous for hits like “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” and “Beachin’,” the ACM Awards nominee ...

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Watch Keith Urban Make an Irish Street Musician’s Dreams Come True

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Keith Urban put his big heart on display for Irish fans and one lucky street musician over the weekend. He invited 14-year-old Sam Clifford onstage to sing for a packed 3Arena crowd in Dublin. Urban explained that he was out for a walk before the night’s show – which was part of the multi-city C2C: Country to Country Festival – ...

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Chris Young Storms a Famous Radio Studio in “Raised On Country” Video

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Chris Young goes straight to the source of his country tradition in the new video for “Raised On Country.” All about his country roots and name checking icons like Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait and more, the hard driving track highlights country radio as the soundtrack to Young’s childhood. For the video, he and a couple of ...

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Watch King Calaway’s Dreamy “World for Two” Video

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Country newcomers King Calaway hit the beach in the seaside singalong video for their debut single, “World for Two.” And with six members in the band, there’s plenty for potential fans to take in. With richly-textured harmonies and the smooth sonic presence of a country boy band, “World For Two” is the group’s first single off their self-titled EP debut. ...

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Dierks Bentley Is Kicking Back and Letting Loose in 2019

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After keeping himself very disciplined when it came to his workout regimen and nutrition in 2018, country star Dierks Bentley is spending his 2019 focusing on relaxing and having fun. Over the past year, Bentley would spend his mornings working out from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m., he would not eat a lot and he even quit dairy, he said, ...

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See Kacey Musgraves and Chris Martin’s Magical “Rainbow” at 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

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Kacey Musgraves and Coldplay’s Chris Martin teamed up for a magical performance of Musgraves’ “Rainbow” at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards Thursday night. With stars dancing all around the stage and Musgraves singing from atop an actual rainbow, the performance was a quiet moment of sparkling serenity. Dressed in a gorgeous yellow gown and with Martin providing gentle piano backing, ...

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