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Tim & Faith: New Tour, New Song, New Exhibit in the Hall of Fame

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ABC/Image Group LA It’s set to be a busy year ahead for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, as the two not only embark on the latest incarnation of their Soul2Soul Tour in April, but also release their new duet, “Keep Your Eyes on Me,” from Tim’s new film, The Shack.

This week, we learned they’ll also be the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The Tim and Faith memorabilia will go on display in downtown Nashville on November 17 of this year. The exhibit won’t close until May 13, 2018.

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Country Star Trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhat was Tanya Tucker‘s most recent #1 song? ANSWER: 1988’s “Strong Enough to Bend.”

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Eric Church Changes Things Up While Holdin’ His Own

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ABC/Brett OronzioWhen Eric Church kicks off his Holdin’ My Own trek tonight in Lincoln, Nebraska, it’ll be a tour like he’s never done before.

For one thing, there’s no opening act. Eric will take the 360-degree stage promptly at 8 p.m. local time, with what he’s promising will be a huge moment. He’ll play two full sets with an intermission in between.

You’ll also be able to take home a pair of Lucchese Boots from Eric’s signature line. For the first time, the footwear handmade in El Paso, Texas will be available at each venue. Each …read more

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Jason Aldean Promises His “They Don’t Know” Tour Will Be “Bigger and Louder” Than Ever Before

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ABC/Image Group LA(NASHVILLE) — Jason Aldean will launch his 2017 tour April 27 in Toledo, Ohio, with Chris Young, Kane Brown and Dee Jay Silver joining him on the road. The trek takes its name from They Don’t Know, Jason’s latest album that topped the all-genre Billboard 200 the week of its release.

“It only takes a couple weeks off the road before I get that itch, and I’m already feeling it,” the ACM Entertainer of the Year says. “We’re going to spend some time switching the production up to be bigger and louder than anything we’ve ever done. …read more

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“Monster Trucks” “Freak” Hunter Hayes Finds Inspiration on the Big Screen

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ABC/Image Group LAIf you check out the new Monster Trucks movie that opens in theaters today, you’ll discover a new Hunter Hayes song he wrote especially for the film. It turns out monster trucks are something Hunter’s been interested in for quite a while.

“When I was a kid I was a massive [fan] — and still am, if I’m honest…” he admits. “I like wanted to do monster trucks on the side of music or something. Seriously — massive fan, like would go to the parties before the thing and meet the drivers and …read more

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“Nashville Recap: “Let’s Put It Back Together”

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CMTOn Thursday night’s episode of Nashville on CMT, both Maddie Conrad and Avery Barkley struggled with a temperamental viral video sensation who’d come to Music City to make an album.

While Maddie temporarily lost her new internship for mouthing off to the minor diva, she also managed to find a new love interest while making a coffee run. Sparks flew as Maddie met the talented musician busking across the street. Their chance encounters continued, with a promise to see each other again.

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Nashville Notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockTanya Tucker is rescheduling three dates in Kansas and Oklahoma after fracturing a vertebra and injuring a rib after falling while on tour. The country legend is also fighting off a bout of bronchitis.

Pop icon Cyndi Lauper makes her Austin City Limits debut this Saturday, performing songs from her country album, Detour. Check your local listing for air times in your area.

Grammy nominee Sturgill Simpson is the musical guest on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live. Actress Felicity Jones hosts the show, airing Saturday at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

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The People Have Spoken: Three-Time Nominee Blake Shelton Set to Sing at “People’s Choice Awards”

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NBC/Trae PattonBlake Shelton is set to sing at next Wednesday’s People’s Choice Awards, which will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The star of The Voice won his first trophy at the fan-voted show last year, for Favorite Male Country Artist. This year, he’s nominated in that category again, and he’s also up for Favorite Male Artist overall, as well as Favorite Album for If I’m Honest.

Comedian Joel McHale will host the show, which starts at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday on CBS.

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Nicole Kidman Says Keith Urban Is “Maxed Out” When It Comes to Kids

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ABC/Image Group LA It looks like there won’t be more kids for Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman, even though the Oscar-winning actress would love to have a larger family. In an interview with the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire, Nicole confesses Keith is the hold-out.

“He’s kinda maxed out,” the star of Lion revealed. “He’s like, ‘I’m done baby, I’m done. Let’s just focus on what we have.’”

Nicole, who has two older children with ex-husband Tom Cruise, says she envisioned having two or three more kids.

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Hello, Dolly!: Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman Adopts a Little Girl

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ABC/Image Group LAIn between singing the national anthem at Monday’s college championship game and readying a new album, Little Big Town‘s Kimberly Schlapman found time to squeeze in one more major task — she’s a new mommy.

“The New Year brought our family new love,” Kimberly shared on Facebook, along with a picture of her two girls and her husband Stephen. “We’re so excited to introduce you to Daisy‘s little sister, Dolly Grace.”

Her band mates were quick to chime in with their congratulations on the adoption.

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