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Trace Adkins Receives 2016 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award


Trace Adkins has been awarded the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for his advocacy for America’s servicemen and women. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Award is given to one individual each year who best reflects President Eisenhower’s beliefs and support for a strong national security and industrial base. In June Adkins travelled …

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Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere Confirmed for ‘Nashville’ Season 5


Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere will be returning for ‘Nashville’ season 5 on CMT. Charles Esten, Sam Palladio, Jonathan Jackson, Clare Bowen, Lennon Stella, Maisy Stella and Chris Carmack are expected to return as well. Will Chase and Aubrey Peeples will not be returning as regulars. Season 5 will consist …

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Elvis Presley Guitarist Scotty Moore Dead at 84


Scotty Moore, a guitarist best known for working with  Elvis Presley, has passed awayat the age of 84 after months of deteriorating health. Moore played on, “That’s All Right” (“Mama”), “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Hound Dog.” Moore was born in Gadsen, Tennessee. He began playing the guitar when he was eight. He was …

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Dustin Lynch Release “Seeing Red”


Dustin Lynch released a new single, which will be the lead track from his upcoming third disc. “Seein’ Red,” which clocks in at 3:14, is out on Broken Bow, which has been the Tennessee native’s label for his first two discs. There was no word on when the third CD …

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Jon Pardi Land’s First Number One Album

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Jon Pardi notched his first number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with “California Sunrise,” his second full-length release. Florida Georgia Line again tops the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with “H.O.L.Y.” for the week ending July 9. Pardi was followed by Chris Stapleton’s “Traveller.” Keith Urban was …

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Scotty McCreery Robber Sentenced to Prison


Mikkail Jamal Shaw was sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges from a home invasion involving Scotty McCreery. Mikkail Jamal Shaw pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree kidnapping, three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, one count of burglary and one count of conspiracy …

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Kip Moore Announces Fall Tour


Kip Moore announced tour dates today for his Me and My Kind Tour, which starts in late September and concludes in December. Jon Pardi, who just released his second full-length CD, “California Sunrise,” on Friday, will open the shows. He has a hit single now with “Head Over Boots.” “Being …

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Carrie Underwood Ready To Return To MNF

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Carrie Underwood will not be “waiting all day for Sunday night any more,” but she will still be part of the opening theme song for NBC’s Sunday Night Football. Underwood’s new intro, “Oh, Sunday Night,” is a mix of country, rock and pop. “I love being part of the Sunday …

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Little Big Town Set To Play Boston Pops


Little Big Town, which just released a non-country disc with Pharrell Williams, will play the annual Boston Pops concert on July 4 in Boston. The quartet joins previously confirmed performers Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato. The 43rd edition of the fireworks show with the Pops is on the Charles River …

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