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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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Image Courtesy Broken Bow RecordsCongratulations to Jason Aldean for scoring the first platinum country album of 2014 with his latest offering, Old Boots, New Dirt. The album came out just eight weeks ago and topped the Billboard 200 chart with more than 280,000 copies sold in the first week.

“We put so much time and passion into choosing the best songs for this album, and this brings a lot of hard work full circle for me,” Jason says. “It’s like Christmas came early! I couldn’t do it without the best country music fans in the world.”

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Image Courtesy Boe Marion/Marie ClaireMiranda Lambert graces the cover of Marie Claire’s January issue, and she opens up about a lot — including her marriage to Blake Shelton – in the cover story. His sunny disposition balances her darker personality.

Miranda says, “I’m not sunshine and roses. Blake’s the happiest person on the planet. He pulls me out of my darkness … Literally, everything is the best about being married.”

Miranda has learned to lighten up in the last few years when it comes to the details of her career. “I’m always anxious,” Miranda admits. …read more

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Image Courtesy CMAAshley Monroe teamed up with Blake Shelton for a duet on her last album, Like a Rose, and now she’s returning the favor by singing on his latest single, “Lonely Tonight.” Of course, Ashley has recorded with Blake’s wife, Miranda Lambert, as a member of Pistol Annies, but Blake didn’t just assume Ashley would say yes to the duet.

“He goes, ‘If you don’t love it, you can’t sing it,'” Ashley says of Blake’s duet pitch. “And I go, ‘Send it to me right now!’ I was thinking, ‘Please let me love it.’ …read more

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Country Star Trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhich rapper joined Florida Georgia Line on the “Cruise (Remix)”? ANSWER: Nelly.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockCarrie Underwood appears on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday.

Garth Brooks‘ World Tour has sold more than one million tickets since he launched it in Chicago in September.

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Image Courtesy Mercury NashvilleScotty McCreery‘s Thursday night concert in Connecticut raised $60,000 for the 12.14 Foundation in Newtown, Connecticut. The organization seeks to bring healing to the town and the nation through the arts in memory of those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Scotty says, “Music has always been a positive force in my life, whether as a fan or now as an entertainer. It feels great to bring people together with my music and help such a worthwhile cause as the 12.14 Foundation.”

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NARASWith all Grammy nods now revealed, Sam Smith, Pharrell Williams and Beyonce lead the pack with six nominations each. Iggy Azalea, Beck, Eric Church, Drake, Jay Z, Miranda Lambert, Sia, Usher, and Jack White each have four nominations. The Grammys air February 8 on CBS.

Here are all the nominations in the top categories for each genre:

Record of the Year
“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay with Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Sam Smith
HAIM
Brandy Clark

Song of the Year
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Image Courtesy Sony Music NashvilleSara Evans has teamed up with Leese-Fitch wine to offer fans a VIP trip to the Stagecoach Festival in California in April 2015. The winners will meet Sara and get tickets to the big festival, which also features performances from Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, and Tim McGraw.

For more information on the contest, go to TOGWines.com.

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