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Image Courtesy CMAEric Church has scored two #1 hits off his latest album, The Outsiders, with “Talladega” and “Give Me Back My Hometown.” He also had two more adventurous singles from that album, “Cold One” and “The Outsiders.” While Eric is glad to have a big presence on the airwaves, he’s also excited to throw some musical curve balls to keep his fans guessing.

“That’s the fun part,” Eric tells Rolling Stone Country. “[Outsiders] is supposed to be a little bit crazy and now, coming off of that, I’m just not scared to go …read more

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Image Courtesy ACMA few more tickets for the 50th Annual ACM Awards are going on sale Wednesday morning at Ticketmaster.com. The limited-view seats offer a chance to see some of the behind-the-scenes action, as stars like Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and more perform on the big show.

Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton return as hosts for the 50th Annual ACM Awards airing live on CBS from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19 at 8 p.m. ET.

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Image Courtesy Southern Ground/Varvatos/Big MachineZac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and Kacey Musgraves have signed on to perform at the 2015 NCAA March Madness Music Festival next month in Indianapolis. The performances take place Sunday, April 5 at White River State Park. Footage from the concerts will be live streamed at NCAA.com/MusicFest.

Pop acts Rihanna and Bleachers will perform at the festival April 4. The concerts are being staged in conjunction with the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four.

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Image Courtesy Southern Ground/Varvatos/Big MachineZac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and Kacey Musgraves have signed on to perform at the 2015 NCAA March Madness Music Festival next month in Indianapolis. The performances take place Sunday, April 5 at White River State Park. Footage from the concerts will be live streamed at NCAA.com/MusicFest.

Pop acts Rihanna and Bleachers will perform at the festival April 4. The concerts are being staged in conjunction with the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four.

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Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsRascal Flatts helped Sarah Palin‘s daughter, Bristol, celebrate a really big milestone over the weekend. The group dedicated their performance of “Bless the Broken Road” to Bristol and her war-hero boyfriend, Sergeant Dakota Meyer, during their show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Dakota then asked Bristol to marry him, and she said yes.

Bristol posted a video of Flatts lead singer Gary LeVox dedicating the song to them.

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Comstock/ThinkstockBefore he launched his solo career, Chase Rice was a co-writer on which one of Florida Georgia Line‘s #1 hits? ANSWER: “Cruise.”

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Image Courtesy BBMA/ABC/Dick Clark ProductionsFlorida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley never stand still during their energetic live shows, so it’s impressive they haven’t taken any major spills, or even fallen off the stage, like some of their fellow country stars.

Tyler says, “We’ve both left bleeding a couple times, really definitely sweatin’. We’ve had a couple falls. Nothing too major. No ambulance, no stretcher.”

While they’re cautious about safety onstage, FGL likes leaving room of spontaneity in their live shows.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMickey Guyton performs on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday.

Hunter Hayes has been announced as the first featured Artist of the Day for the CMA Music Festival’s Fan Fair X exhibition coming up June 11 through 14 in Nashville. More featured artists will be announced soon.

Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler will soon begin recording a country album, according to Billboard. They say he’s signing a deal with Big Machine Records in Nashville, which is the label home of Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMickey Guyton performs on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday.

Hunter Hayes has been announced as the first featured Artist of the Day for the CMA Music Festival’s Fan Fair X exhibition coming up June 11 through 14 in Nashville. More featured artists will be announced soon.

Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler will soon begin recording a country album, according to Billboard. They say he’s signing a deal with Big Machine Records in Nashville, which is the label home of Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett.

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Image Courtesy Jon Peets/Capitol NashvilleLately, a lot of guys in country music have been singing about the bonfires and whiskey drinks that go into flirting with a girl, but few of them have actually addressed the goal of all that flirting — sex. Eric Church is addressing that topic head-on with his new single, “Like a Wrecking Ball.”

He says, “It’s about not being home to see your wife or girl for a long time, and thinking about that, preparing for that, executing that. It has nothing to do with anything else.”

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