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Trending Today: Brett & Rhett Tour, Martina Honors, Willie & Merle Are Tops

** Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett are trending today as they announce their co-headlining CMT On Tour: Brett Eldredge & Thomas Rhett – Boots & Suits, which kicks off in late October (no dates yet). The […]

06/11/2015

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Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Release A Song About Pot On 4/20: Listen

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard really planned this one out.

04/20/2015

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Trending Today: American Idol Country Connection, Tickets On Sale For Reba Brooks And Dunn, Dierks Bentley Milestone

** The head of one of the biggest labels in Nashville, Scott Borchetta from Big Machine Records (the home of Taylor & FGL & Flatts & Thomas Rhett & many more) is trending today as […]

12/04/2014

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Stagecoach Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Headlining

McGraw, Lambert and Shelton have been tapped to headline the 2015 Stagecoach country music festival in California next April. See the complete lineup.

10/06/2014

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Stream Randy Travis’ New Album ‘Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am’

The album comes out Aug. 19 and features more songs that have influenced Travis during his career. Hear the full collection now.

08/07/2014

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New Music to Know: Mary Sarah Goes From Kidz Bop to the Grand Ole Opry

Mary Sarah got her start with kidz, and is now working with legends like Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard on her album ‘Bridges.’ She talks to us about connecting with her elders, the sage advice she was given, and what songs not to listen to in the car (because they will make you weep).

07/10/2014

Miranda Lambert, George Jones, the Judds (credits: Ethan Miller/Hulton Archive/David Mcnew/Getty Images)

10 Country Songs About Nostalgia and The Good Ol’ Days

From the pain of a George Jones classic and the simple joys of the Judds, on up to the determination of Dierks Bentley to move ahead even as he ‘holds on,’ these ten songs show different shades of nostalgia in contemporary country music.

06/18/2014

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Trending Today: Country Stars All Over Television Tonight

** Lady Antebellum is trending today as they’re set to debut their latest, ‘Bartender,’ on the American Idol finale tomorrow night on Fox, starting at 7. Charles told Country Aircheck, “I think it’s always cool […]

05/20/2014

Merle Haggard (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Country Clichés Unraveled: ‘Mama Tried’

In our new series Country Cliches Unraveled, Radio.com takes a look at common subjects that have populated country songs for decades. This week, the subject is mothers.

05/09/2014

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