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What the Hell Did I Do?: Dierks Bentley is a wild & crazy guy in new video

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ABC/Image Group LA Dierks Bentley‘s new single may be called “What the Hell Did I Say,” but you could call the accompanying video “What the Hell Did I Do.”

Shot at Dierks’ What the Hell Tour stop in Tampa, Florida, the clip catches the Arizona native doing everything from shot-gunning a beer at a tailgate party to submerging himself in a trashcan full of ice water.

Along the way, you can also spot a couple of Dierks’ concert alter egos: the lesser-known one wears sunglasses and a cowboy hat, while the “Drunk on a Plane” pilot is more familiar. For good …read more

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Love is in the air: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher celebrate anniversary #7

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ABC/Image Group LA Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher marked their wedding anniversary with a romantic dinner Monday evening.

“Celebrating 7 years with this amazing man,” Carrie Instagrammed along with a snapshot of the two. “How am I so blessed to share this life with you? Here’s to so many more years and memories together.

“Glad I took a chance on this babe 7 years ago,” the Nashville Predators’ captain answered. “Turns out she’s the best wife, and mom to Izzy, I could ever dream of!!”

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Chris Janson’s fans are anxious to “Fix a Drink” on the 15 in a 30 Tour

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Warner Music NashvilleIn the middle of a busy week ahead, Chris Janson also happens to have scored a new top-30 hit with “Fix a Drink.”

Chris plays the Grand Ole Opry Wednesday night before heading to the Atlanta, Georgia area to play a sold-out Thursday night show on Sam Hunt‘s 15 in a 30 Tour.

“The crowds this summer have been incredible, and I’ve been thrilled to see that ‘Fix a Drink’ is an absolute fan favorite,” Chris says. “It would be an understatement to say I’m having fun — I’m having a total blast. All I ever wanted to do was …read more

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Originally recorded by Diana Ross, this song also went on to be a top-ten country hit for Dottie West in 1974. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Last Time I Saw Him.”

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“Love in a Bar”: Maren Morris reveals fiance Ryan Hurd has always been her support system

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ABC/Image Group LA Maren Morris makes her very first visit to #1 this week, with Thomas Rhett on “Craving You,” while her significant other, Ryan Hurd, is gaining traction with his debut single, “Love in a Bar.”

The couple may’ve just revealed their engagement this past Sunday, but Maren says they’ve been there for each other from the very beginning.

“We were both songwriters before we got signed,” she recalls. “So I remember even three years ago, us like having a beer and saying to each other, ‘Should we do this? Should we do the artist thing?’ And both …read more

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Hunter Hayes‘ new song, “Rescue,” has been streamed close to 1.5 million times since its release.

Steve Wariner‘s father, Roy Monroe Wariner, died Friday at the age of 88. Funeral services will be Tuesday in Russell Springs, Kentucky.

The debut single from new Columbia Nashville trio Levon is called “Ms. Marianne.”

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“The Devil Don’t Sleep” — and Brantley Gilbert’s fans don’t, either

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Valory Music Co. Brantley Gilbert‘s fans are turning out in full force for his summer tour, with nearly 30,000 showing up to see him in Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia this past weekend.

“We come to throw down,” Brantley says, “and the BG Nation knows how to do that. I love being outside in the summer and the energy the fans bring. It’s not just about the party, it’s about the music, and it’s awesome when we have crowds like this weekend.”

Next up, Brantley heads for Atlantic City, New Jersey and Gilford, New Hampshire this Thursday and Friday.

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Check out Thomas Rhett’s celebration cannonball

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Valory Music Co. For Thomas Rhett, there was no better way to mark “Craving You” going #1 than by doing a cannonball.

TR shared a GIF of himself jumping in the pool, shortly after finding out the good news while on vacation with his family.

“… Everything about this song has been fun,” he observed. “From having Maren [Morris] sing on it, to making a really rad video to just feeling the energy from the fans each night when we play it live.”

“It’s an unbelievable way to start out this record,” he said of his …read more

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Miranda Lambert’s “Wings” go platinum

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ABC/Image Group LA The most ambitious project of Miranda Lambert‘s career so far has officially gone platinum.

Even without a major radio hit, The Weight of These Wings has still managed to clear the million-copy milestone, just 33 weeks after its release on November 18 of last year. The 24-track double album is the first release on Miranda’s own Vanner Records imprint.

It’s been almost exactly a year since the album’s lead single, “Vice,” came out. Miranda’s latest radio song, “Tin Man,” is currently in country’s top 40.

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Maren Morris could use a wedding song

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ABC/Image Group LA Maren Morris‘s week is already off to a pretty great start. Not only does she have her very first #1 with Thomas Rhett and “Craving You,” she’s also planning a trip down the aisle with boyfriend Ryan Hurd.

On Sunday, the “I Could Use a Love Song” hitmaker shared candid photos with Ryan where she’s proudly displaying her engagement ring. She added the simple caption, “Yes,” along with the ring emoji.

By Monday morning, she had even more celebrating to do. “So proud to be a part of my first #1 song!” she <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="noopener …read more

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