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Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line has lined up two big TV appearances in the coming days. They’ll stop by CBS’s The Talk on Tuesday, April 7 before their appearance on Fox’s American Idol Wednesday, April 8. Look for the duo to mentor this season’s contestants before performing a song of their own.

Florida Georgia Line is also set to perform on the 50th Annual ACM Awards April 19 on CBS. They’re up for several trophies, including Entertainer of the Year.

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Image Courtesy Clarkson PotterTrisha Yearwood just released her third cookbook, Trisha’s Table, so it’s safe to assume she likes to be in charge when it comes to hosting dinner parties.

Says Trisha, “I have a fairly controlling nature anyway, so I’m kind of that girl that’s like, ‘I got this, I’m in the kitchen, I got this.'”

Since she’s now known for her cooking nearly as much as for her singing, Trisha has noticed her friends expect a gourmet spread when she’s hosting a party.

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Comstock/ThinkstockDarius Rucker rose to prominence as the lead singer of Hootie & The Blowfish. What is the title of their multi-platinum debut album? ANSWER: Cracked Rear View.

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Image Courtesy Chris Hollo/Grand Ole OpryDarius Rucker thinks it’s important to get to know the acts on his tours, and that task is pretty easy to do if they like to play golf half as much as Darius. Luckily, Darius’s supporting act on the Southern Style tour, Brett Eldredge, is a big golfer.

Darius explains. “Putting [the tour] together, you know, I ask Brett, ‘You play?’ He’s like, ‘Yeah, I love to play.’ ‘Perfect. Let’s go play.’ And that’s always a good way to bond. That’s four hours of being together.”

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe cast of ABC’s Nashville has added a Philadelphia date to their spring concert tour. They’ll play the city’s Tower Theater on May 1.

Parmalee recently visited U.S. troops in six countries on a nine-day trip. Check out their story and photos at People.com.

The 2015 CMT Music Awards will be held in Nashville on June 10.

Country stars will take the field for the 25th Annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game at the CMA Music Festival coming up June 13. The event takes place at Nashville’s new First Tennessee Park. Tickets are now on …read more

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Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsTim McGraw‘s latest hit, “Diamond Rings and Old Bar Stools,” is the kind of classic country song you might have heard Merle Haggard singing back in his ’70s heyday. In fact, Tim thinks most of his music can be traced back to the influence of that era.

He says, “I grew up in the ’70’s, and I’m a child of the ’70’s. That kinda music is really what made me fall in love with music.”

One of that decade’s hottest bands weighs heavily on Tim’s song selection, too.

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Image Courtesy Black River EntertainmentKellie Pickler and her husband, Kyle Jacobs, have a new reality show coming to CMT this fall. I Love Kellie Pickler follows the high-energy country star as she navigates married life with Kyle, who’s described as her “complete opposite.” The show will also capture Kellie and Kyle’s professional life; he’s producing her upcoming studio album. Look for I Love Kellie Pickler to premiere September 18.

CMT also has announced a new scripted series starring Billy Ray Cyrus, premiering early next year. Still the King features Billy Ray as Vernon Brown — a country one-hit …read more

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Image Courtesy CMADierks Bentley is giving fans more access than ever with his new video series, Sounding Off. The clips focus on his upcoming 2015 Sounds of Summer Tour, launching June 5 in Raleigh, NC. You can expect to see tour openers Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae and Canaan Smith in the videos, too.

Dierks has been busy putting the stage and set list together for his new tour, and he’s eager to let his everyone see the progress.

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Image Courtesy CMAJason Aldean had some fun busting pal Luke Bryan‘s chops on Instagram. While eating at Sandbar in Panama City Beach, FL, Jason came across an early headshot of Luke on the wall. In the picture, Luke has his hands clasped with his head tilted to the side, a pose Jason recreated for his own photo.

eatin at one of my favorite spots in PCB “Sandbar” and saw this gem in the corner. @lukebryan

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Image Courtesy Broken BowDustin Lynch‘s new YouTube series, On the DL, gives fans an inside view of the 300 days he spends on the road every year. It’s an idea Dustin’s wanted to try for a while.

He tells Entertainment Weekly, “It gives our fans a [view of] ‘Hey, this is what goes on behind the scenes, before the doors happen to the venues.’ Show them we’re just a bunch of dudes having fun.”

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