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Bebe Rexha Called Dolly Parton’s Hatmaker for Her Crystal CMA Fest 2018 Cowboy Hat
The "Meant to Be" singer says the good luck charm was inspired by her grandmother.
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Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 CMA Awards
Get all caught up on who's hosting, who's nominated and all the other details you need to know about the 2018 CMA Awards.
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"When one of us succeeds, all of us succeed."
Eric Church Isn’t Cool With Lip-Syncing: ‘I Don’t Want Young Artists Thinking That’s Okay’
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Eric Church Says He Hasn’t Voted Since 2008, Is ‘Conflicted’ on Donald Trump’s Presidency …
In a new interview, Church explains why he hasn't voted since 2008 and shares what he likes -- and doesn't like -- about the Trump administration.
Everything We Know About Kenny Chesney’s New Album, ‘Songs for the Saints’
The new album is "all about the places that save you."
The Pistol Annies Are Back in the Studio!
Is a reunion finally getting closer?
Kacey Musgraves: ‘Just Be True to What You’re Doing’
"If you look beyond the box, the whole world is waiting ..."