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Kentucky Headhunters Celebrate 25 Years Of Making Music
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It was the album that Nashville – or the music industry as a whole – didn’t quite know what to do with. But, the fans quickly figured it out. On October 17, 1989 – twenty-five years ago today – Mercury Records released the album Pickin’ On Nashville, the debut disc from The Kentucky Headhunters.

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Keith Urban Ready For Third Season Of American Idol
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Keith Urban is back as a judge for his third season of American Idol, which begins airing after the first of the year. He, along with Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Ryan Seacrest (as host), are currently crisscrossing the country for the audition process. Last year’s judges’ panel seemed to really click and they Read more…

Eric Church Racing Up The Charts With Talladega
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Eric Church is climbing the country charts with his latest single, “Talladega,” which is from his CMA-nominated album, The Outsiders.

Although the big NASCAR Talladega race is this weekend (Oct. 19th) the song isn’t about car racing or the famed NASCAR track, but about life itself and some golden care-free moments that you had and still Read more…

Gary Allan, Charlie Worsham, Brett James & Chris Stapleton Raise $9,000 For St. Jude
Pictured, ( l to r:)  Chris Blair, owner, The Listening Room, Brett James, Charlie Worsham, Chris Stapleton, Suzanne Alexander, Gary Allan.

Pictured, ( l to r:) Chris Blair, owner, The Listening Room, Brett James, Charlie Worsham, Chris Stapleton, Suzanne Alexander, Gary Allan.

Great American Country’s and NASH-FM’s “Kickin’ It With Kix” co-host Suzanne Alexander hosted a very special songwriter in-the-round last night as a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Gary Allan, Charlie Worsham, Brett James Read more…

Brantley Gilbert's Parents Were Hesitant About His Career Choice
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Brantley Gilbert admits that he wasn’t a saint when he was younger, often making poor choices, which is one reason his parents were a bit hesitant about his career choice in the beginning. Looking back, Brantley understands why they weren’t initially excited about his decision to pursue music. “I think if I was a parent Read more…

Listen To Toby Keith's “Drunk Americans“
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Toby Keith is making a splash with his new single timed to wet the whistle of fans with his latest track “Drunk Americans,” which releases to country radio and is available everywhere for digital download today, October 14.

Written by Brandy Clark, Bob DiPiero and Shane McAnally, the song celebrates those communal moments when glasses go Read more…

Dylan, Cash, & The Nashville Cats Exhibit Opens At HOF
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Bob Dylan. Neil Young. Leonard Cohen. The Byrds. Paul McCartney. Ringo Starr. Joan Baez. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. J.J. Cale. Linda Ronstadt. Leon Russell. Gordon Lightfoot. Steve Miller. Ian & Sylvia. The Monkees. Simon & Garfunkel. All were among the many rock and folk artists who came to Nashville in the late 1960s and Read more…

Luke Bryan’s “Roller Coaster” Hits The Top
Luke Bryan’s “Roller Coaster”

Luke Bryan’s “Roller Coaster” climbs to the top of both the Country Aircheck and Billboard country singles charts this week. It marks the fifth No. 1 single from his current album, Crash My Party.

“‘Rollercoaster’ is what I feel like is just…a masterpiece from front to back,” says Luke. “Man it’s powerful! The second I heard Read more…

Huge Lineup For CMA Awards
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Photo by Curtis Hilbun

The superstar lineup continues to grow with the announcement today that Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, and Tim McGraw are each performing during “The 48th Annual CMA Awards,” which airs live Wednesday, Nov. 5 (8:00 PM/CT) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.

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Jason Aldean Goes Platinum
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Photo by Curtis Hilbun

Jason Aldean’s lead single “Burnin’ It Down” has officially been certified platinum by the RIAA in only 9 weeks, making it the fastest selling single of 2014. Additionally, it has been at No. one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles since its release. OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT, his sixth studio album Read more…