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Canaan Smith coins the term “Miranda Lambert crazy” to describe his wife

ABC/Image Group LACanaan Smith credits Miranda Lambert and his wife Christy with inspiring his new song “Like You That Way.”

“I live with one and I listen to the other,” he says of the two ladies who helped give life to the song’s eyebrow-raising lyric: “You’re Miranda Lambert crazy and I like you that way.”

The tune is Canaan’s first new music since his debut album Bronco, which featured the #1 “Love You Like That.”

“We’ve played ‘Like You That Way’ a few times in front of a live crowd at home and when we were touring overseas …read more

From superstar to sideline-supporter: Dierks Bentley cheers as Cass runs Boston

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ABC/Image Group LAUsually, you’ll find Dierks Bentley’s wife Cassidy cheering him on as he takes the stage. But on Monday it was time for a role reversal, as Dierks urged Cassidy on as she competed in the Boston Marathon for the second year in a row.

Earlier, Dierks shared photos on social media of himself with his kids — 8-year-old Evie, 6-year-old Jordan and 3-year-old Knox — ready to support mom from the sidelines. The “Black” hitmaker sported a “Wife Runs Boston ‘17” t-shirt, while his offspring wore matching “Mom Runs” shirts.

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“Hopin’ You Were Lookin'”: Why Dan + Shay are lovin’ Rascal Flatts’ latest preview of “Back to Us”

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BMLGRascal Flatts continues to roll out instant dowload tracks ahead of the May 19 release of their album, Back to Us, and nobody is more excited about the latest one than Dan + Shay. That’s because Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney co-wrote the track, called “Hopin’ You Were Lookin’.”

“Today is a really good day because Rascal Flatts released a song we wrote!” the duo shared on social media.

It’s worth noting that Shay can already take credit for a Rascal Flatts #1. He and Best New Artist Grammy winner Meghan Trainor co-wrote the trio’s most recent chart-topper, …read more

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Brad Paisley finds “Heaven South” in Franklin, Tennessee

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Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley just released the second single from his Love and War album, which comes out Friday. While you should soon start hearing “Last Time for Everything” on the radio soon, Brad shot the video for yet another track this weekend on the outskirts of Nashville.

The West Virginia native and his band performed the new song, “Heaven South,” in the back of a vintage pick-up as it cruised down Main Street in downtown Franklin, according to The Tennessean.

Around 400 volunteers turned out to be part of the audience for …read more

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Meanwhile back at our Bahamian vacation home: Tim & Faith dish for “Architectural Digest”

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ABC/Image Group LAYou wouldn’t be surprised to see Tim McGraw and Faith Hill on the cover of People or Billboard, but this summer, they’ll show up in a more unexpected place.

The celebrity-super-couple will be featured on the cover of an upcoming issue of Architectural Digest, showing off their vacation home in the Bahamas: one that just happens to be located on a 17-acre private island.

In a teaser video, Tim and Faith bring the focus back to more mundane concerns, giving AD a glimpse into their everyday lives. While they both agree they’d each …read more

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“T-Shirt”: It’s more than just a #1 song to Thomas Rhett

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ABC/Image Group LAIf you consider yourself a member of Thomas Rhett‘s Home Team, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got the right outfit, and TR himself is here to help you out with that.

The singer has designed a new Home Team t-shirt in partnership with Project 615, a Nashville-based company that specializes in philanthropic apparel.

You can check out Thomas and his wife Lauren modeling the short-sleeved red shirt on social media, showing off a new Home Team logo that features the blue circle and three white stars from the Tennessee state flag.

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockLittle Big Town‘s new single, “Happy People,” isn’t the only happy tune to make the country singles chart. In 1972, Donna Fargo scored at #1 country hit and a #11 pop hit with this song about a female American who was simply elated about her relationship. Can you name it? ANSWER: “The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A.”

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrad Paisley shot the video for the new song, “Heaven South,” Saturday in Franklin. It’s one of the tunes on his Love and War album, which comes out on Friday.

Both Martina McBride and Crystal Gayle joined Loretta Lynn on stage Friday night, as the Country Music Hall of Famer celebrated her 85th birthday with a concert at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

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Maren Morris says she and Sam Hunt will deal with the 15 in a 30 Tour when he gets back from his honeymoon

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ABC/Image Group LAEven though Sam Hunt has one of the hottest songs in any genre of music right now and has lined up one of the most-anticipated tours of the summer, opener Maren Morris can confirm that what he said earlier is true: music is on the back burner until he has a honeymoon under his belt with his bride Hannah Lee Fowler.

“We haven’t talked about any specifics yet,” Maren said just days before Sam tied the knot Saturday in his hometown in Georgia. “I think he’s in the middle of being engaged right …read more

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Aaron Watson – “Outta Style” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – April 17th, 2017 – Aaron Watson – “Outta Style” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD! Aaron Watson – “Outta Style” is a powerful new song from Aaron Watson and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – 103-FXD and WFXD.com! […]

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