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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Four Country Stars Selected as NHL All-Star Game Celebrity Coaches


The National Hockey League announced on Thursday that NHL fans and country music stars Dierks Bentley, Vince Gill, Charles Kelley and Chris Young will serve as celebrity coaches for the NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, Jan. 31. They’ll join actual coaches Gerard Gallant of the Florida Panthers, Lindy Ruff of the Dallas …

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Thompson Square Welcomes Baby Boy


Country duo Thompson Square have welcomed their newest member. Keifer and Shawna Thompson are new parents after welcoming their first child, a baby boy, on Sunday, Jan. 24, their rep confirms to PEOPLE. Son Rigney Cooper Thompson was born at 3:46 a.m., weighing in at 7 lbs., 13 oz. “God blessed us this morning with …

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Bob Seger reflects on friend Glenn Frey


Choking up as he reflected on a deep, abiding 50-year friendship, Bob Seger paid tribute to Glenn Frey, who died Monday after a series of medical complications. “I just want the world to know he was a truly great artist and a truly great guy,” Seger told the Free Press. “He …

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Shooter Jennings Enlists Marilyn Manson for New Album


Marilyn Manson may not be the first person you’d associate with Shooter Jennings, and if you throw ’80s music producer Giorgio Moroder into the mix, you’ve got one odd project. But Manson will make a guest appearance on Jennings’ upcoming Giorgio Moroder-inspired collection, Countach (for Giorgio). Jennings, who started his …

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Carrie Underwood – Heartbeat


Carrie Underwood – Heartbeat…As Carrie Underwood’s fifth studio album Storyteller marches toward its ‪October 23rd release, the superstar singer is doling out bits and pieces of the project. The latest is the brand-new song “Heartbeat” — a collaboration with Sam Hunt. Underwood is known for creatively blending intimate lyrics with …

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Garth Brooks breaks Ottawa, Ontario Sales Record


Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks this morning has broken his Ottawa, Ontario, ticket sales record, according to a news release. His previous record in the Canadian city was 36,952 tickets sold and was set Sept. 2-3, 1996, when Canadian Tire Centre was called Ottawa Palladium. Today, Brooks, who has …

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Lee Brice Postpones Oklahoma Concert


Lee Brice has become country music’s latest victim of Winter Storm Jonas. The singer-songwriter has postponed a show in Oklahoma because his buses are unable to leave Nashville. Brice was slated to perform at the FireLake Arena in Shawnee, Okla. on Saturday evening (Jan, 23). In a post to Twitter …

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