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Some like it hot: Watch Tim McGraw torture himself

ABC/Image Group LA Some like it hot, just like the song says, and apparently Tim McGraw is one of those folks.

You can watch the “Humble and Kind” hitmaker and some of his road buddies taking the “Pepper Pyramid Challenge” in a new YouTube video. In the clip, Tim and his cohorts taste different combinations of ten varieties of chili peppers, ranging in heat from a mild 300 to a scorching two million Scoville Heat Units.

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ABC/Randy HolmesLuke Combs‘ next single will be the fan favorite “She Got the Best of Me” — one of five new recordings on the re-release of his debut album, titled This One’s for You Too.

Luke originally cut the track back in 2014 — when he was still living in Boone, North Carolina — for his Can I Get an Outlaw EP. “She Got the Best of Me” is the follow-up to his three previous #1 songs “Hurricane,” “When It Rains It Pours,” and “One Number Away.”

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ABC/Image Group LA If you’re noticing an onslaught of “Coming Home” postcards on social media, it’s simply Keith Urban encouraging his fans to show their home-state pride.

The Aussie superstar launched the online campaign Wednesday, featuring all 50 of the United States, plus his birthplace, New Zealand; Australia, where he grew up; plus the United Kingdom and Canada.

You can grab yours at KeithUrban.net. “Coming Home” is Keith’s current top ten hit, and features pop star Julia Michaels.

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Capitol NashvilleIf you’d like to catch “Summer Fever” but your bank account doesn’t seem to be on board, Little Big Town is here to help you out. You can win an all-expenses-paid trip to see the reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year in the Sunshine State this summer, just by entering a contest online.

The lucky winner will get two tickets to see LBT in either Tampa or West Palm Beach, Florida on August 3 or 4, plus airfare, hotel, car rental and a $500 gift card. Go to Tunespeak.com to enter, but you’d better hurry: …read more

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Capitol NashvilleIf you’d like to catch “Summer Fever” but your bank account doesn’t seem to be on board, Little Big Town is here to help you out. You can win an all-expenses-paid trip to see the reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year in the Sunshine State this summer, just by entering a contest online.

The lucky winner will get two tickets to see LBT in either Tampa or West Palm Beach, Florida on August 3 or 4, plus airfare, hotel, car rental and a $500 gift card. Go to Tunespeak.com to enter, but you’d better hurry: …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Chris Stapleton has sold millions of records and countless concert tickets since his Traveller record broke through in late 2015. The Kentucky native and his wife Morgane wasted little time establishing their Outlaw State of Kind charity in 2016, named after the track “Outlaw State of Mind,” from Chris’s debut album.

Now, Chris and Morgane are giving their fans a chance to pitch in by ordering a new Outlaw State of Kind t-shirt. It’ll cost you $30, with all the proceeds going toward their charitable work.

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Comstock/Thinkstock Brooks & Dunn scored a #1 in 1998 with this song that was also a hit for its writer, Roger Miller, as well as for ’80’s duo David Frizzell and Shelly West. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Husband and Wives.”

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ABC RadioWith a hook that proclaims “I can do this night life all day long,” it’s no surprise Garth Brooks‘ latest single was inspired by one of the bars on Nashville’s Lower Broadway.

“‘All Day Long’ was pretty much born from getting to play Layla’s,” the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year says. “Just realizing how much I miss honky tonks, how much that music pretty much IS me.”

“I cannot wait to hear it live, people getting to sing that right back to you,” he goes on. “That’s why I love it. This is gonna be good!”

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock The first single from Big Machine artist Riley Green is “There Was This Girl,” from his debut EP, In a Truck Right Now, due out June 29.

The first two singles from Brett Eldredge‘s self-titled current album, “Somethin’ I’m Good At” and “The Long Way,” have both been certified Gold. The third single from Brett Eldredge, “Love Someone,” has just been released.

Texas music sensation Cody Johnson is the latest artist to become a member of the Warner Nashville family. His most recent independent recording hit #2 on the country album chart and #11 on the all-genre Billboard 200.

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ABC/Image Group LA Two weeks ago during CMA Fest, fans got a preview of Jason Aldean‘s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar in downtown Nashville. But on Wednesday, the new venture from the three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year officially opened.

Jason says it’s something he couldn’t have imagined when he came to Music City two decades ago.

“When I moved to Nashville twenty years ago,” he reflects, “Lower Broadway was older honky tonks and little souvenir shops that you could go in and get a cowboy hat and a shot glass.”

“Now you go down there…” he continues, “there’s all these really cool …read more

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