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Brett Eldredge turns into a walking disaster in his latest video

Atlantic Brett Eldredge hopes you’ll “smile, dance and act crazy” as you check out his new video for “Somethin’ I’m Good At.”

Shot in California, the comic clip follows Brett during a disaster-filled day when he incinerates his toast, knocks over the mailman, and eventually burns down the house. He says it’s “hands down” the favorite video he’s ever made.

“[It] captures the song perfectly,” Brett says. “It captured me on my average day of wandering around the world, never knowing what to expect. Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you just put a smile on your face. If you continue …read more

Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock In 1982, this anonymous hit by Sylvia not only made it to #1 on the country chart, is also became a top-15 hit on pop stations. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Nobody.”

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Alison Krauss‘ new album, Windy City, debuts at #1 on the country albums chart this week, selling more than 36,000 copies during its first week.

Kix Brooks is the subject of the latest episode of The Big Interview with Dan Rather Tuesday night. You can catch the conversation at 8 p.m. ET on AXS-TV.

Martina McBride performs with rock legend John Mellencamp Tuesday on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. They’ll perform John’s new single, “Grandview,” from his new album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, which comes out April 21.

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The Pardi starts early: Why Jon Pardi is “Head Over Boots” for his fans

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ABC/Image Group LA These days, things are pretty good for Jon Pardi. He just got his first ACM nomination, and “Dirt on My Boots” is on track to follow in the chart-topping success of his first #1, “Head over Boots.”

What’s even more gratifying is that fans are turning out early to see him open Dierks Bentley‘s What the Hell Tour.

“It’s been really cool to watch that,” Jon says. “Of course, Nashville was really full, and Dierks was above the moon. He was like, ‘Man it’s full here!’”

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Dierks, Kenny, Miranda and more help Willie Nelson stage an all-star tribute to Merle Haggard

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Courtesy Blackbird PresentsWillie Nelson is partnering with Merle Haggard‘s family to put on an all-star tribute to his late friend and fellow legend.

“Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard” will come to life April 6 on the stage of Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The date is significant because it’s not only the one-year anniversary of the Hag’s passing, it also would have been his 80th birthday.

Willie, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert and John Mellencamp lead the stellar lineup. Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams Jr., Alison Krauss, Ronnie Dunn, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lucinda Williams, John Anderson, Connie …read more

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Brantley Gilbert plans to keep the devil awake this summer

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Photo Courtesy of The Valory Music Co.The devil won’t be getting any rest, if Brantley Gilbert has anything to say about it.

The “Weekend” hitmaker is adding a summer leg to his tour, named for his number one-selling album The Devil Don’t Sleep. Once the current tour run wraps April 29 in Duluth, Minnesota, Brantley will turn his attention to festivals, fairs and amphitheaters.

“There are so many different ways to do this come warm weather,” he says, “And I like ’em all. Festivals are just a party with a whole lotta music…There’s not much more real — or …read more

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Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton, Andra Day & more: Little Big Town promises plenty of surprises during their year at the Ryman

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ABC/Image Group LAThey’re only two shows in, but Little Big Town is already adding more dates to their year-long residency at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

On the heels of two-sold out performances during which they sang their new album, The Breaker, in its entirety, the band announced they’ll play July 30 as well, extending their Little Big Town at the Mother Church residency to at least ten dates.

The foursome is promising once-in-a-lifetime performances during their run celebrating the 125th anniversary of the venue. Judging by the first two nights, they aim to deliver.

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Trisha Yearwood surprises Garth Brooks with 5 million reasons he’s the Entertainer of the Year

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ABC/Image Group LAIf we needed a reminder of why Garth Brooks is CMA Entertainer of the Year, we got a big one this weekend during his latest sold-out stop in Edmonton, Alberta.

Trisha Yearwood interrupted her set to alert her husband that he’d just marked a very significant milestone on their world tour. Garth and Trisha have now sold more than five million tickets across 60 cities on their ongoing trek. By comparison, it took 100 cities for the superstar to accomplish the same feat on his 1996-1998 tour.

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As a coach on “The Voice,” Blake Shelton is ready to take the gloves off, even against girlfriend Gwen Stefani

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David Lachapelle/NBCBlake Shelton might be known as one of country’s biggest jokesters, but when it comes to NBC’s popular TV talent search The Voice, which returns for a 12th season Monday night, Blake takes his competitive streak very seriously.

“It’s so competitive, and it gets pretty rough sometimes. I mean things are said that you go, ‘Whoa! I can’t believe you just said that,’ but that’s The Voice, it’s a competition,” Blake notes.

And Blake ought to know, he’s been the winning coach five times. In one of those instances he poached the final winner from his now …read more

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Country Star Trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockIn honor of last night’s Academy Awards: Two actors, Sissy Spacek and Reese Witherspoon, have won an Oscar for their portrayals of iconic female country stars. Can you name them? ANSWER: Loretta Lynn and June Carter Cash.

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