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Zac Brown Releases Surprise Solo Album 'The Controversy'

The Zac Brown Band included pop and hip hop influences on their new album The Owl , but it turns out that was just the beginning. Brown surprisingly released his first solo album a week later, and it takes those influences even further. The Controversy is titled as such because that’s exactly what...
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How Mosquitoes Almost Derailed Luke Bryan's 'Farm Tour'

Luke Bryan is kicking off the 11th edition of his Farm Tour on Thursday, setting up stages and inviting out fans to farms from Wisconsin to Oklahoma. But before the speakers start and the “Knockin’ Boots” singer comes to town, serious precautions are being taken. According to the reports in...
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Why Kiefer Sutherland Waited to Record His Second Album

Kiefer Sutherland dropped by the RADIO.COM Theater to talk with Kelly Ford about his Reckless & Me deluxe edition re-release, set for September 27. Along with the original album released earlier this year, the new version includes a full live performance, recorded live in Berlin, Germany at the...
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Chris Young Honors Loved Ones We've Lost in 'Drowning' Video

Chris Young has made his directorial debut with the music video for his song, “Drowning.” The emotional clip starts with Young, holding a photo of his longtime friend Adam Carnes , whose death inspired him to write the song. Cut between shots of Chris on stage, others are shown holding photos of...
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That Time Garth Brooks Surprised Kelly Clarkson

Trisha Yearwood stopped by Kelly Clarkson ’s new television show on Monday, and talked about the fun they’ve had recording together and even made some shrimp quesadillas. Clarkson most recently appears on Yearwood’s new album, Every Girl , but the pair go back years. Clarkson first recorded with...
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The Dixie Chicks Announce New Album 'Gaslighter' Coming Soon

The last time the Dixie Chicks took a break between albums they emerged with a GRAMMY for Album Of The Year for their intimate and emotional LP, Taking The Long Way . Now 13 years later, the trio have announced they are in the finishing stages of releasing the follow-up. In an interview on Friday,...
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EXCLUSIVE: Country's Biggest Stars Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Chris Gaines

A decade after his debut, already with six albums reaching diamond status and years of sold out arena shows in the rearview, Garth Brooks took a left turn. The highest-selling solo artist of all time put his hat on the shelf, leaned into leather, added some swooping bangs and became, Chris Gaines...
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WORLD PREMIERE: Rayne Johnson Invites Us to the ‘Front Seat’

There’s nothing presumptuous about “Front Seat,” the latest single from rising Country star Rayne Johnson . On this tender ballad, Johnson simply explains that a Queen deserves to be treated as such, honored with affection and attention, and never ever relegated to the backseat. He’s not saying he...
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Zac Brown Band Gets Adventurous on New Album 'The Owl'

The Zac Brown Band has always incorporated a wide range of musical influences, especially on-stage, but on their new album The Owl , they expand their comfort zone like never before. The band is now represented by super manager Scooter Braun , giving them the confidence to go in a new direction...
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Watch Midland Perform an Intimate Set for 'Up Close & Country'

Mark, Cam, and Jess of Midland came to the RADIO.COM Theater in New York for an awesome 'Up Close & Country' event this week for a room full of lucky listeners. Not only did the guys talk with Katie Neal about their new album, but they also performed "Mr. Lonely," "Drinkin' Problems," and a few...
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