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Image Courtesy EB Media PREric Church has yet to play the exact same set of songs at any of his shows so far on The Outsiders World Tour. Instead of sticking with a fixed rundown of songs, Eric encourages his fans to write down the titles of their favorite songs from his back catalog on posters and bring them to the show. Some of those fans are requesting songs Eric and his band haven’t played in five or six years.

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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLuke Bryan is huge in Canada. Tickets sold out so fast for Luke’s May 7 show in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he’s added a second show on May 6. According to the Winnipeg Free Press, the original show sold out in just seconds. Tickets for the second show are on sale as of Saturday morning via Ticketmaster.

Luke launches the 2015 leg of his That’s My Kind of Night tour February 10 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Image Courtesy MCA NashvilleKip Moore fans have waited quite awhile for some new music, and it looks like they’ll be getting a new single pretty soon. Kip tweeted Friday that a new song is headed to country radio in the coming weeks.

Says Kip, “For those asking…the new single will not be available on iTunes for a couple more weeks but u will hear on some stations before then.”

Kip’s debut album, Up All Night, was released in 2012 and produced the hit songs “Somethin’ ’bout a Truck,” “Beer Money,” and “Hey Pretty Girl.”

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Comstock/ThinkstockWho is the only other coach on NBC’s The Voice besides Blake Shelton to have appeared on all seasons? ANSWER: Adam Levine.

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Comstock/ThinkstockWho is the only other coach on NBC’s The Voice besides Blake Shelton to have appeared on all seasons? ANSWER: Adam Levine.

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Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton‘s latest #1 hit, “Neon Light,” has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for 500,000 combined downloads and streams. It’s not the only heavy metal Blake picks up this week. His 2010 album, Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton has also been certified platinum for sales of one million copies.

“Neon Light” and Blake’s new single, “Lonely Tonight,” are both featured on his latest album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, which has been certified gold.

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Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton‘s latest #1 hit, “Neon Light,” has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for 500,000 combined downloads and streams. It’s not the only heavy metal Blake picks up this week. His 2010 album, Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton has also been certified platinum for sales of one million copies.

“Neon Light” and Blake’s new single, “Lonely Tonight,” are both featured on his latest album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, which has been certified gold.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockJerrod Niemann and his wife, Morgan, are featured on TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress Friday night at 9 ET.

Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and his wife, Allison, appear on ABC’s The Chew Friday. Check local listings for air time.

Brett Eldredge thinks the plots in Liam Neeson‘s Taken movie franchise may be running thin now that they’re on the third installment. He tweeted, “Just saw preview for Taken 3?! By “Taken12“, they’ll be abducted by aliens and super dad will have to fight them with laser guns!” Taken 3 opens Friday.

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Image Courtesy UMG/David McClisterSam Hunt sings all the way through his debut #1 hit, “Leave the Night On” but he usually moves between singing and speaking the lyrics on many of his songs, including his latest single, “Take Your Time.” The song’s lyrics about smooth-talking a beautiful girl into a date lend themselves to Sam’s spoken-word delivery. While there are some R&B elements to the song, “Take Your Time” wouldn’t be considered a rap song. It turns out Sam is just fine with “Take Your Time” being a little hard to define.

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Image Courtesy ACMSam Hunt, Jerrod Niemann, Eric Paslay, Gary Allan and Easton Corbin are among the stars playing club shows to benefit the ACM’s Lifting Lives organization. Lifting Lives funds organizations and programs that improve lives through the power of music. The club dates start with Tyler Farr’s Friday night show at Joe’s Bar in Chicago and continue through Sam Hunt’s March 15 show at the same venue.

Fans who attend any of the ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows can enter to win a trip to the 50th Annual ACM Awards April 19 in Texas. …read more

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