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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockDwight Yoakam‘s latest single is a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s hit “Who’ll Stop the Rain.”

Ashley Monroe is back home after being hospitalized over the weekend for a severe kidney infection.

Comedy Central’s latest edition of Drunk History features the story of how Kris Kristofferson got Johnny Cash to record “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” You can catch the show Tuesday night at 10 ET.

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Kristin BarloweJustin Moore and his wife Kate welcomed their third daughter on Monday.

The couple tells People magazine in a statement they are “very excited to welcome Rebecca Klein Moore into the world. Both Mom and Klein are healthy.”

The baby’s named after her paternal great-grandmother, but will go by her middle name.

Klein joins big sisters Kennedy Faye, 2 1/2, and Ella Kole, 4.

Justin and his wife say, “Her two older sisters helped with her first bath and are thrilled to have a little sister! We are blessed.”

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Pearl RecordsEven after Garth Brooks‘ five shows in Ireland were canceled, the country superstar continued to hold out hope that he’d find a way to make them happen. But in a written statement Monday evening, Garth officially threw in the towel.

“I just received the news the Dublin City Council cannot change their earlier ruling to not allow the licenses for all five shows. To say I am crushed is an understatement,” he says in the statement, adding, “All I see is my mother’s face and I hear her voice. She always …read more

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Chris HolloCarrie Underwood hits the big screen on Friday, July 25, as this year’s Sunday Night Football theme debuts in 19,000 movie theaters across the country. The debut comes as part of a two-and-a-half minute trailer taking viewers behind the scenes as the former American Idol champ records the latest version of “Waiting All Day for Saturday Night.”

This is Carrie’s second year to sing the theme, based on Joan Jett‘s hit, “I Hate Myself for Loving You.” Pink was the first artist to perform it in 2006, before Faith Hill took over in 2007.

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Capitol NashvilleLittle Big Town will deliver a dose of Pain Killer for country fans come October 21. That’s the newly announced release date for LBT’s sixth studio album which the group hopes will build on the success of its first single, “Day Drinking.” The foursome co-wrote eight of the project’s 13 tracks, reuniting with producer Jay Joyce, the man behind their million-selling Tornado CD.

Fifteen years into LBT’s history as a band, Karen Fairchild says she and band mates Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook and Philip Sweet are still forging new territory.

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Pearl RecordsThanks to an Atlanta man named Andy, we now know Garth Brooks‘ world tour will start in Chicago.

Andy Roberts was one of the lucky fans picked to ask Garth a question during his run of shows at the Wynn Las Vegas. When he inquired about where Garth’s next tour stop would be, the country superstar took his number and vowed he’d be the first to know once he decided to come out of retirement. Monday afternoon, Garth phoned the janitorial service company owner and made good on his promise, with Andy quickly posting the …read more

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Allister Ann/Essential Broadcast MediaYou won’t find Kenny Chesney‘s picture anywhere on the front of his forthcoming 15th studio album, The Big Revival. Instead, the country superstar opted for a photo of the multi-colored bus featured in his new “American Kids” video.

“I wanted a cover that was surprising, that suggests anything is possible,” Kenny says, giving a glimpse at the inspiration behind the bus’s crazy paint job he helped create himself.

“I figured, let’s throw open our imaginations! Let’s see what the bus, ‘American Kids’ and the rest of the songs can mean,” he says, turning philosophical. …read more

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhat is Keith Urban‘s middle name? ANSWER: Lionel.

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Image Courtesy Chris Hollo/Schmidt RelationsGarth Brooks is honored to be name-checked as an influence on current country superstars like Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to make it easy for them to compete with his upcoming world tour.

Garth explains, “Competition between us only makes the product better, which makes the consumer more happy. Under that flag of country music, it all keeps going in circles.”

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockJake Owen will perform his latest hit, “Beachin,” Monday morning on NBC’s Today.

Blake Shelton will headline the 2015 Kicker Country Stampede Festival June 25 through 28 in Manhattan, Kansas.

According to Pollstar, George Strait has the highest-grossing tour in North America so far this year with $61.8 million coming in for 26 dates on his final trek, The Cowboy Rides Away.

Tyler Farr has earned a gold single certification for his latest hit, “Whiskey in My Water.”

Shania Twain is the first performer to sell out two back-to-back shows at the Calgary Stampede in Canada. The concerts …read more

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