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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMartina McBride and her fan-powered charity effort, Team Martina, will be featured on CBS This Morning Friday.

Florida Georgia Line will perform at the 2015 Canadian Country Music Association Awards Sunday, September 13 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert‘s combined $57 million income has earned them a spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid celebrity couples of 2015. The couple is included on Forbes‘ Celebrity 100 list, which goes live on Monday, June 29.

Reba has sold her Los Angeles home in the gated Beverly Park neighborhood for $22.5 million, according to the <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/hot-property/la-fi-hotprop-reba-mcentire-20150625-story.html" …read more

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Danny ClinchWhen you go to a Zac Brown Band concert, you’re just as likely to hear Van Morrison‘s “Into the Mystic” or Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” as you are their signature hit, “Chicken Fried.” On their latest album, Jekyll + Hyde, the band even incorporated some dance and heavy rock sounds into their music. Having eight band members with diverse musical backgrounds helps Zac Brown Band cover so many different genres.

Lead singer Zac Brown says, “We’ve had enough immersion in a lot of different styles of music, and we studied it, so we’ve learned, actually, music from …read more

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Jamie Schramm / CMA Jennifer Nettles is expanding her creative empire with a new jewelry line coming to QVC. Jennifer will debut the collection on the network Sunday, July 5 at 6 p.m. ET. Jennifer collaborated on the line with American West Jewelry, and the pieces capture her eclectic and bohemian style combining sterling silver, brass, leather and suede with “vibrant gemstones.”

Jenifer says, “I enjoy accessorizing my own wardrobe on a daily basis and I cannot wait for people to experience all of the fun this line has to offer.”

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CMABrad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are co-chairing the Close to Home fundraising effort for the new children’s hospital near their home south of Nashville. According to The Tennessean, the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center opens on July 1, and the Paisleys are helping raise $8 million to provide art and other amenities to the patients.

Brad even provided some of his own superhero artwork for a preview party at the hospital this week. He says, “This hospital is about being a place kids can …read more

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Monarch PublicityCraig Morgan returns with the sixth season of his TV series, Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors, coming to the Outdoor Channel Sunday, July 5 at 11 p.m. ET. Over the course of the 13 new episodes, Craig takes you king salmon fishing and rafting in Alaska, into the wild for the annual Grand Ole Opry hunt with his fellow country stars, and overseas for an African safari.

On the music front, Craig has been in the studio for the last six months working on a new album. He expects to release the first single …read more

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhich pop star joined Hunter Hayes on the duet version of his hit, “Everybody’s Got Somebody but Me”? ANSWER: Jason Mraz.

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Comstock/ThinkstockWhich pop star joined Hunter Hayes on the duet version of his hit, “Everybody’s Got Somebody but Me”? ANSWER: Jason Mraz.

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Warner Music NashvilleWhen Brett Eldredge accepted a spot on golf nut Darius Rucker‘s Southern Style tour, he knew the gig would come with some mandatory time on the links. The only problem is, Brett is seriously bad at golf.

“That’s not my game,” Brett admits. “I’m trying to learn because I’m on tour with Darius, and Darius is, like, a great golfer. He’s great pals with Tiger Woods and all these people that are great golfers while I’m friends with friends that like to have drinks and play golf and are bad, too.”

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John Russell/CMAFrankie Ballard always looks sharp as a tack on red carpets whether he’s wearing a custom-made Manuel suit or a designer tuxedo. While other country stars have been known to walk the carpet wearing just a t-shirt and jeans, Frankie likes to keep it old school and give his fans something to look at while he’s doing interviews.

“I think that show business is still show business,” Frankie explains. “I think fans do want to look at their favorite entertainers and go, ‘He puts his pants on one leg at a time just …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockHunter Hayes performed on the Grand Ole Opry Tuesday night with the campers from the ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp. The group sang the original song, “Wherever You Go,” they wrote last week with some of country’s top songwriters. The ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp offers music enrichment programs to people with Williams syndrome.

When you head to the nightly concerts at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville next June, the stadium, LP Field, will have a new name — Nissan Stadium. The name change is expected to be in place in time …read more

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