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Image Courtesy Little, Brown and CompanyWillie Nelson‘s new book, It’s a Long Story: My Life, will be released on May 5. The book covers his childhood in Texas during the Depression to his time as a Nashville songwriter in the ’60s to his reinvention as a cultural icon starting when he moved back to Texas in the ’70s. The stories behind Willie’s classic albums such as Stardust, Red Headed Stranger and Phases and Stages are included, too.

Fans will also get to read about Willie’s relationship with his fellow country legends Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and Waylon …read more

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleHere’s your chance to mix with Lady Antebellum.

The band is offering fans the opportunity to meet them backstage, courtesy of Coca-Cola Freestyle. If you visit a participating restaurant with Coca-Cola Freestyle — a dispenser that offers a wide variety of flavors — between now and March 31 and pour a special mix inspired by the group, you’ll receive a code that could win you a trip for two to a Lady A concert, or other prizes.

The personal mixes include Charles’ Smooth Rollin’ Mix, a sweet blend of Vanilla Coke and …read more

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Image Courtesy ABC/Richard Harbaugh Christina Aguilera is coming to ABC’s Nashville. She’s set to play a pop superstar Jade St. John who is looking to make a country album during a multi-episode story arc this spring. Of course, Jade’s record label wants her to keep cranking out pop hits.

We’ll keep you posted on when to expect Christina to appear on Nashville.

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Image Courtesy Show Dog/UniversalToby Keith‘s Good Times & Pick Up Lines tour launches May 29 in Mountain View, California. The trek extends through a September 26 date in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with several festival shows along the way. More dates are expected to be announced soon.

You can find ticket information and a complete tour schedule at TobyKeith.com.

Here are Toby’s 2015 tour dates:

5/29 — Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
5/30 — San Bernardino, CA, San Manuel Amphitheater
5/31 — Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
6/14 — Hunter, NY, Taste of Country Music Festival
6/19 — Vineland, CO, Bands …read more

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Image Courtesy BMLGReba‘s new album, Love Somebody, is due out April 14 featuring her latest single, “Going Out Like That.” She’s been working on the project for some time now, and the song-searching process has been a long one.

Reba says, “We listened to thousands of songs to find just the right ones for this album.” She adds, “We can’t wait to hear what you think about it.”

Love Somebody features 12 songs, including Reba’s viral hit, “Pray for Peace,” and the title track, co-written by Sam Hunt. Jennifer Nettles makes a guest appearance on the …read more

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Country Star Trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhat is the title of Brantley Gilbert‘s first breakthrough hit at country radio in 2011? ANSWER: “Country Must Be Country Wide.”

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Image Courtesy ABC/Dick Clark ProductionsLuke Bryan is taking his wife, Caroline, to New Orleans Mardi Gras this Valentine’s Day as he serves as the Grand Marshal for the Krewe of Endymion in their big parade Saturday. While Luke plans to indulge in quite a few drinks while riding on the float, he knows he has a show to do that night at the Endymion Extravaganza.

“Once you get on the float, you’re on the float,” Luke says of his Mardi Gras dilemma. “And then I’m like, ‘Alright, don’t get drunk. Don’t get drunk. Don’t …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockSinger/songwriter Will Hoge — who co-wrote Eli Young Band‘s #1 hit “Even if It Breaks Your Heart” — will release his new country album, Small Town Dreams, on April 7. The lead single, “Middle of America,” is now climbing the country charts.

The Mavericks will release their new album, MONO, this Tuesday, February 17. Look for the band to perform on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers on Wednesday, February 18 before launching their MONO MUNDO TOUR 2015 on Thursday, February 19.

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Image Courtesy MCA NashvilleSam Hunt does a lot of smooth talking to a girl in a bar on his latest hit “Take Your Time,” and he encourages single guys to use that approach if they’re looking to meet someone new this Valentine’s Day weekend.

“My philosophy on that scenario is to just keeping talking,” Sam tells ABC News Radio with a laugh. “You know, as long as you keep talking, and this girl still seems interested and is listening and you don’t run out of interesting things to say, then you’re on the right …read more

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Image Courtesy EckrichRandy Houser surprised veteran James Jackson and his family with a $1,000 gift card for groceries at Randy’s concert in Michigan Tuesday night. He’s opening for Luke Bryan this year, and Randy brought James and his wife, Tracy, backstage before show time for a meet-and-greet and gift card presentation in association with Eckrich Meats. It’s all a part of the Eckrich Operation Inspiration campaign to “honor, thank and support” military personnel for their service through Operation Homefront.

Randy has taken been working on the campaign with Eckrich and Operation Homefront for the past …read more

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