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Comstock/ThinkstockDustin Lynch scored a big hit with his debut single. Name the song. ANSWER: “Cowboys and Angels.”

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Image Courtesy Mercury NashvilleJennifer Nettles is headed to Broadway. She’s set to play Roxie Hart in the Tony Award-winning musical Chicago, February 2 through March 29, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre in Manhattan.

Jennifer says, “Broadway has always been a special, magical place, with a wonderful tradition of singers and actors. I feel honored and proud to be part of this great tradition. Taking on such an iconic role as Roxie in Chicago is a dream come true.”

Tickets are now on sale at ChicagoTheMusical.com.

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Image Courtesy Arista NashvilleCarrie Underwood’s two-disc compilation, Greatest Hits: Decade #1, now available featuring her latest hit, “Something in the Water,” and another new song, “Little Toy Guns.” The release celebrates the approaching 10th anniversary of Carrie launching her career on American Idol back in 2005. Since then, she’s scored multiple #1 hits, including “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Cowboy Casanova,” “Before He Cheats” and “Blown Away.” Carrie wasn’t sure she was ready to put out a best-of compilation when her record label first approached her, though.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe Band Perry will perform live from Miami on Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution special December 31 on Fox.

Craig Morgan has teamed up with the Chattanooga Bakery and the USO to supply 35,000 MoonPies to servicemen and women returning home to the U.S. for the holidays.

Blake Shelton tells People his favorite song of all time is Hank Williams, Jr.‘s “A Country Boy Can Survive.” He says, “It just covers it all for my lifestyle. I try to think of myself as an outlaw, a badass. And this song covers all that.”

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvileLady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott isn’t the only woman in the entertainment business with that name. It turns out there’s a porn star named Hillary Scott, and the Lady A singer found out about it though the porn star’s manager.

The country singer tells The Las Vegas Sun, “Her representation and management have contacted me about the domain name HillaryScott.com, which is mine and redirects you to Lady Antebellum. Her manager/representation, they wanted the domain name. You have to draw the line somewhere.”

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Image Courtesy Kevin White/DotMaddie & Tae is the first female duo in eight years to score a #1 hit with their debut single, “Girl in a Country Song.” The track hit the top of the country chart this week, and the girls couldn’t stop screaming when they got the good news.

Tae Dye says, “It humbles us even more to know this is something people wanted to hear. We didn’t want to get our hopes up when our incredible team told us it looked good for the #1 spot because we just got here.”

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleEric Church‘s The Outsiders is the best-selling country album at iTunes for 2014. It’s at #9 on the overall tally followed by Luke Bryan’s Crash My Party at #12 and Jason Aldean‘s Old Boots, New Dirt at #14. The Frozen soundtrack topped the tally.

Little Big Town‘s Pain Killer is the iTunes staff’s pick for Best Country Album of 2014.

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleEric Church‘s The Outsiders is the best-selling country album at iTunes for 2014. It’s at #9 on the overall tally followed by Luke Bryan’s Crash My Party at #12 and Jason Aldean‘s Old Boots, New Dirt at #14. The Frozen soundtrack topped the tally.

Little Big Town‘s Pain Killer is the iTunes staff’s pick for Best Country Album of 2014.

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Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley are encouraging their fans to give $1 to their church’s Dollar Club this holiday season. The campaign was founded in January through Cross Point Church in Music City to raise money for organizations helping those in need around Nashville. So far, Dollar Club has funded a new roof for a church, a playground for underprivileged children, and physical therapy for a boy learning to walk again.

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Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley are encouraging their fans to give $1 to their church’s Dollar Club this holiday season. The campaign was founded in January through Cross Point Church in Music City to raise money for organizations helping those in need around Nashville. So far, Dollar Club has funded a new roof for a church, a playground for underprivileged children, and physical therapy for a boy learning to walk again.

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