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Watch as a Country-Music World Envelopes the Stars in the New “Forever Country” Video

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CMAIf you’ve had a hard time figuring out exactly when each of the 30 CMA-winning artists sings on the Country Music Association’s “Forever Country” single, making that distinction just got a whole lot easier, as the history-making video premiered Tuesday night on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.

From the first line as Brad Paisley sings of his home state of West Virginia on John Denver‘s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” a dreamlike country-music world rises around the biggest stars in the genre. Shot entirely over three days during last summer’s CMA Music Festival, the creative feat uses green-screen technology to accomplish …read more

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Boyz II Men Bring Their Signature Harmonies to Chris Young’s Christmas Collection

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RCA NashvilleIconic soul trio Boyz II Men is just one of the legends who’ll join Chris Young on his first holiday collection, which comes out October 14. The “End of the Road” hitmakers add their touch to Chris’s take on “Silent Night,” while Brad Paisley chimes in on “The First Noel.”

Chris revealed earlier on social media that Alan Jackson was on board for “There’s a New Kid in Town,” which he originally recorded back in 1993 with the late Keith Whitley.

The “I’m Comin’ Over” crooner also wrote two original songs for the set, “Under the Weather” and the …read more

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Brad Paisley Headed for the Hall of Fame

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ABC/Image Group LABrad Paisley is the latest artist who’ll be honored with his own exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The West Virginia native’s display will showcase instruments, stage clothes, song manuscripts, awards and mementos saved from childhood, including drawings and illustrations that detail Brad’s early talents.

The exhibit will open November 18, just a couple weeks after Brad hosts the 50th Annual CMA Awards. It’ll run through May of next year.

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“A Party Every Night”: Justin Moore and Lee Brice Team Up for the 2017 American Made Tour

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BMLG/CurbJustin Moore and Lee Brice will head into 2017 co-headlining the American Made Tour, with up-and-coming artists William Michael Morgan and Brett Young trading off opening duties.

“It’s very exciting to get back out there as a headliner,” Justin says after his summer stint on Brantley Gilbert‘s Take It Outside trek. “To be able to do it with my buddy Lee is even more exciting… It’s gonna definitely be a party every night. I hope the fans are as jacked up about it as we are!”

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Country Star Trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Dolly Parton took “I Will Always Love You” to the top of the country charts twice. Can you recall the years Dolly’s signature song was #1? ANSWER: 1974 and 1982.

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Brad Paisley Plans Six New Stops on Country Nation College Tour

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ABC/Image Group LABrad Paisley is adding half a dozen more free shows to his Country Nation College Tour this fall. Brett Young, who has his first top-15 hit with “Sleep Without You,” will open four of the dates, with Chase Bryantand newcomer Lindsay Ell kicking off the other two.

Here are the six new additions to Brad Paisley’s Country Nation College Tour:

9/29 — Colorado Springs, CO, The Air Force Academy
10/6 — Greenville, NC, East Carolina University
10/7 — Storrs, CT, University of Connecticut
10/13 — Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska
10/14 — Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas
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If You Like the “Forever Country” Single, Tonight’s Video Premiere Will Be Worth the Wait

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CMABy now, most country music fans have heard “Forever Country,” the CMA’s new recording that combines 30 award-winning artists in a new mashup of John Denver‘s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” Dolly Parton‘s “I Will Always Love You,” and Willie Nelson‘s “On the Road Again.” But tonight on Dancing with the Stars, we’ll get our first glimpse at the epic music video that accompanies the single.

“We don’t even know about the concept of the video itself other than, you know, there’s gonna be some stuff going on behind us,” Kix Brooks confesses, “but [there is] a very talented director …read more

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Nashville Notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock The Cadillac Three performs Tuesday on Late Night with Seth Meyers. You can catch the show at 12:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

The Recording Industry Association of American certified Little Big Town‘s “Girl Crush” triple platinum last month, signifying sales of three million.

Jake Owen guests on CBS’s The Talk, starting at 2 p.m. ET.

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Chris Lane Goes Gold on the Last Night of the Rascal Flatts Tour

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Big Loud RecordsRascal Flatts surprised Chris Lane with a gold record on the last stop of the Rhythm and Roots Tour Saturday night in Indianapolis, Indiana. That signifies the newcomer’s breakthrough number-one single has sold half-a-million copies.

“I’m excited to reach this milestone. I love seeing people show up and sing along to ‘Fix,’” Chris says. “This means that people are listening and believing in me. I don’t take that for granted.”

The North Carolina native just released the new video for his follow-up single, “For Her,” which you can check out on YouTube. He’s set to make his …read more

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Dierks Bentley Helps Rocker Elle King Notch Her First #1 on the Country Chart

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Capitol NashvilleDierks Bentley‘s duet with Elle King, “Different for Girls,” not only ascends to the top of the country chart this week, becoming the 15th number-one of his career so far– it’s also just been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, having sold half a million copies.

“This is one of those ‘once-in-a-career’ songs,” Dierks says, “and I’m so glad we decided to take a risk and release it as a single. I wish I had documented the life of this song from when I heard the demo for the first …read more

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