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Mercury NashvilleKacey Musgraves has added a second show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium after the first date sold out when tickets went on sale Friday. She’ll now play the Mother Church of Country Music on September 23 and 24, and tickets are available through Ryman.com.

The Nashville shows are a part of Kacey’s Country & Western Rhinestone Revue tour, launching August 27 in Atlanta. Kacey’s new album, Pageant Material, is on sale now.

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Grand Ole OpryThe Grand Ole Opry is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year by looking to the future of country music with a new compilation series.

Opry 9.0, Vol 1: Discoveries from the Circle is due out this Tuesday, featuring live Opry performances from newcomers Chase Bryant, JT Hodges and Drake White. The series will shine a light on who the Opry believes will help shape the show’s next 90 years.

You can purchase the Opry 9.0 compilations in the Opry Shop location in Nashville or online at Opry.com and all digital outlets.

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Blue Chair/SonyIf you’ve got a case of the summertime blues, you might want to turn up Kenny Chesney‘s new single, “Save It for a Rainy Day.” The song is all about getting out on the water with friends and enjoying a cold beer in order to get over a heartache. Kenny thinks the song’s message speaks to anything that’s getting you down at the moment, though.

“I have been the person in this song, a lot,” Kenny says. “I think that if you sit in negativity too long or whatever’s bothering you, or whatever’s kind …read more

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhich rock star produced the EP Zac Brown Band released just before they came out with their latest album, Jekyll + Hyde? ANSWER: Dave Grohl.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMartina McBride and her fan-powered charity effort, Team Martina, will be featured on CBS This Morning Friday.

Florida Georgia Line will perform at the 2015 Canadian Country Music Association Awards Sunday, September 13 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert‘s combined $57 million income has earned them a spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid celebrity couples of 2015. The couple is included on Forbes‘ Celebrity 100 list, which goes live on Monday, June 29.

Reba has sold her Los Angeles home in the gated Beverly Park neighborhood for $22.5 million, according to the <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/hot-property/la-fi-hotprop-reba-mcentire-20150625-story.html" …read more

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Danny ClinchWhen you go to a Zac Brown Band concert, you’re just as likely to hear Van Morrison‘s “Into the Mystic” or Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” as you are their signature hit, “Chicken Fried.” On their latest album, Jekyll + Hyde, the band even incorporated some dance and heavy rock sounds into their music. Having eight band members with diverse musical backgrounds helps Zac Brown Band cover so many different genres.

Lead singer Zac Brown says, “We’ve had enough immersion in a lot of different styles of music, and we studied it, so we’ve learned, actually, music from …read more

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Jamie Schramm / CMA Jennifer Nettles is expanding her creative empire with a new jewelry line coming to QVC. Jennifer will debut the collection on the network Sunday, July 5 at 6 p.m. ET. Jennifer collaborated on the line with American West Jewelry, and the pieces capture her eclectic and bohemian style combining sterling silver, brass, leather and suede with “vibrant gemstones.”

Jenifer says, “I enjoy accessorizing my own wardrobe on a daily basis and I cannot wait for people to experience all of the fun this line has to offer.”

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CMABrad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are co-chairing the Close to Home fundraising effort for the new children’s hospital near their home south of Nashville. According to The Tennessean, the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center opens on July 1, and the Paisleys are helping raise $8 million to provide art and other amenities to the patients.

Brad even provided some of his own superhero artwork for a preview party at the hospital this week. He says, “This hospital is about being a place kids can …read more

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Monarch PublicityCraig Morgan returns with the sixth season of his TV series, Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors, coming to the Outdoor Channel Sunday, July 5 at 11 p.m. ET. Over the course of the 13 new episodes, Craig takes you king salmon fishing and rafting in Alaska, into the wild for the annual Grand Ole Opry hunt with his fellow country stars, and overseas for an African safari.

On the music front, Craig has been in the studio for the last six months working on a new album. He expects to release the first single …read more

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhich pop star joined Hunter Hayes on the duet version of his hit, “Everybody’s Got Somebody but Me”? ANSWER: Jason Mraz.

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