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USO photo by Cherie CullenTrace Adkins saluted the Grand Ole Opry while on a recent USO tour in the Middle East and Europe.

During his performances, Adkins threw down a replica of the six-foot Opry Circle of wood symbolizing the oak center stage at the Opry House. It was in honor of the Opry’s 90th anniversary celebration.

Dozens of artists will take part in similar “Circle Throwdowns” around the world to salute the Opry.

You can check out Adkins’ “Throwdown” on Opry.com.

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Image Courtesy Bob D’Amico/ABCOn Wednesday’s Nashville, Deacon Claybourne‘s sister Beverly initially turned down Rayna Jaymes‘ million-dollar offer to donate a piece of her liver to Deacon, who is facing terminal cancer if he doesn’t get a transplant. Just when it seemed like all hope was lost, Beverly made a surprise appearance at Deacon’s show at the Bluebird and told him she would make the donation anyway. No word on whether or not Beverly intends to collect Rayna’s million dollars, too.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockCongratulations to “Did It for the Girl” singer Greg Bates on marrying fellow singer-songwriter Shelley Skidmore last Saturday in her hometown of Stanton, Kentucky.

Miranda Lambert, A Thousand Horses front man Michael Hobby and Big Kenny were among the stars on hand for RaeLynn‘s 21st birthday celebration at John Rich‘s Nashville estate, Mt. Richmore, Monday night.

Parmalee is celebrating the month of May by giving away an iPhone 6 loaded with Parmalee music, photos, voice memos and apps. To register to win the “Already Callin’ You MiPhone” contest, go to ParMAYlee.com.

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Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line is moving their Anything Goes tour outdoors to amphitheaters across the country starting this weekend after playing arena shows all winter long.

The duo’s Tyler Hubbard says, “That’s always a very exciting time for us. Kinda just underneath the stars. You can pack a ton of people in there. It’s always a good party.”

FGL will be playing amphitheaters all summer long, and duo member Brian Kelley thinks fans from coast-to-coast love enjoying concerts in that environment.

“It’s got a different feel,” Brian says. “People start to warm up and loosen up.”

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Image Courtesy Stoney Creek RecordsThompson Square, Joe Nichols, Parmalee and Trace Adkins are among the stars hitting the high seas for the Country Cruising voyage this fall. The cruise sets sail from Miami, Florida October 23 with stops in the Bahamas, Key West and the Grand Cayman Islands through October 30.

Craig Morgan, Neal McCoy and newcomers Charlie Worsham and Lindsay Ell are also performing on the cruise. For more information, go to CountryCruising.com.

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLittle Big Town will cut the ribbon on the opening day of Fan Fair X at the 2015 CMA Music Festival, coming up June 11 through 14 at the Music City Center in Nashville. After the opening, LBT will be featured as the Fan Fair X Artist of the Day and answer fan questions at the CMA Close Up Stage that morning. Hunter Hayes will take fan questions as the Artist of the Day on Friday, with Chris Young following on Saturday and Darius Rucker closing things out on Sunday.

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Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsIt looks like Tim McGraw is headed to the small screen in a big way. According to Deadline, Tim is set to star in the new TNT drama series Robbers, based on the 2000 book of the same name by Christopher Cook. Tim would play a drifter named Ray Bob on a crime spree across Texas. There’s no word yet on when Robbers will premiere.

The TV series would be a first for Tim, but he’s appeared in many movies, including the George Clooney film Tomorrowland, opening May 22.

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Image Courtesy Country LivingMiranda Lambert serves as the first-ever guest editor of Country Living magazine for the June issue, out May 19. In the cover story, Miranda also reveals she and hubby Blake Shelton are currently building a new house with their 15 rescued animals in mind.

Miranda says with a laugh, “I’ve been saving inspiration [for the house] on Pinterest. A friend of mine recently said, ‘I can see your Pinterest boards, and all you have on there are dog rooms.'”

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Image Courtesy Country LivingMiranda Lambert serves as the first-ever guest editor of Country Living magazine for the June issue, out May 19. In the cover story, Miranda also reveals she and hubby Blake Shelton are currently building a new house with their 15 rescued animals in mind.

Miranda says with a laugh, “I’ve been saving inspiration [for the house] on Pinterest. A friend of mine recently said, ‘I can see your Pinterest boards, and all you have on there are dog rooms.'”

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Image Courtesy Danny Clinch/Varvatos/Southern Ground/BMLGZac Brown Band‘s new album, Jekyll + Hyde, is the group’s third consecutive studio project to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. According to Billboard and Nielsen Music, Jekyll + Hyde moved 228,000 equivalent albums in its first week. That tally takes into account actual album sales along with statistics from streaming services.

Jekyll + Hyde also tops Billboard‘s Country Albums chart, with Tyler Farr‘s new release, Suffer in Peace, following at #2 with 42,000 units sold and streamed. Suffer in Peace also comes in at #4 on the overall …read more

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