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Martina McBride Partners With DAV to Assist Veterans

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Martina McBride has partnered with the non-profit group DAV to bring awareness to the issues veterans face returning to civilian life. Veterans were given tickets to one of McBride’s concerts where they were given the VIP experience. They were also given a chance to meet McBride. DAV gives veterans lifelong …

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Keith Urban to Play Nashville on New Year’s Eve

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Keith Urban will be performing at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville to bring in the new year. Styx, Charlie Worsham, A Thousand Horses, Moon Taxi and the Fisk Jubilee Singers will also perform. The concert is free to the public.  

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Thomas Rhett Tapped to Perform at 2017 ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

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Thomas Rhett has been asked to perform on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest special on Dec. 31. Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, cast members from the Broadway musical On Your Feet! and DNCE will perform also. Taylor Swift, Band Perry, and Carrie Underwood have all performed in past …

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Charley Pride to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

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Charley Pride is set to receive the Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Pride is the first African American member of the Grand Ole Opry. In 1971 he was the first African American to win CMA Entertainer of the Year. Over the course of his career Pride has had multiple hits and sold …

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Randy Travis Surprises Police Officer Who Lost Home in Fire

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Officer Keith Bartlett of Gainesville, Texas lost everything he owned in a house fire on December 12. One of his most cherished items was a guitar. On Christmas day Bartlett was asked to respond to a phony call while Randy and Mary Travis, the Bartlett family, and the Gainesville Police …

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Kelsea Ballerini Announces Christmas Day Engagement

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Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans became engaged on Christmas. Ballerini announced the engagement on Instagram by posting a picture of the pair together and posting: “This morning, 9 months and 13 days later, he got down on one knee in the kitchen while I was burning pancakes and asked me to …

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Big & Rich to Headline Musicians on Call Benefit

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Big & Rich have been chosen to headline the Musicians on Call Benefit for the Recording Industry Association of America. Pete Griffin, President of Musicians on Call, said in a press release: “Musicians on Call brings the healing power of music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities nationwide.” The Musicians …

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Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly Get Engaged on Christmas Eve

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Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly became engaged on Christmas Eve. Musgraves announced her engagement on Instagram with a picture of her ring and by posting: I didn’t say yes…I said HELL YESSSS!! Last night, the best man I’ve ever met got down on one knee in my little pink childhood home..in …

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Carrie Underwood Pays Tribute to George Michael on Instagram

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Carrie Underwood decided to pay tribute to the late George Michael on Instagram. George Michael passed away on December 25. Underwood posted on Instagram: “I never told him (mainly because I thought I’d freak him out), but #georgemichael has always been such an influence on me,” Underwood writes. “As a …

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Jenny Gill to Release Debut EP ‘The House Sessions’

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Jenny Gill, daughter of Vince Gill, is set to release her debut EP “The House Sessions.” The EP will feature six tracks with special guest stars on some of them. Sheryl Crow, Willie Weeks, Jack Pearson and Jon Randall are the special guests on some of the tracks. The “The House …

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