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Watch now: Dolly Parton debuts as a cartoon

Dolly Records/RCA NashvilleThrough the years, Dolly Parton has often joked that her exaggerated looks and big hair make her seem like a cartoon — and now that’s become a reality: Dolly’s animated alter-ego, Little Dolly, makes her debut in a new series of lyric videos on YouTube.

The thirteen clips go along with the tracks on Dolly’s first children’s album, I Believe in You. The new musical cartoons find Little Dolly exploring well-known places in the Volunteer State, as the on-screen lyrics aim to help kids learn to read.

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A “jelly” Luke Bryan thinks everyone should ease up on Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton

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ABC/Image Group LAWhen Luke Bryan first learned that People had chosen Blake Shelton as its Sexiest Man Alive for 2017, he reacted much like Blake might’ve done if the situation had been reversed: by giving him grief.

But now that so many people have piled on to criticize the magazine’s choice, Luke is changing his tune.

“I originally roasted him about it,” Luke told Entertainment Tonight. “But then now the whole world is roasting him and now I feel bad for roasting him.”

“It’s very flattering and I’m happy for him,” the “Light It Up” hitmaker goes …read more

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Jon Pardi insists “She Ain’t In It,” while teasing a top-secret collaboration with Miranda Lambert

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ABC/Image Group LAHas Jon Pardi recorded a top-secret duet with Miranda Lambert? That seems to be the case, judging from Jon’s cryptic comments in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight.

Next year, the two head out together on Miranda’s Livin’ Like Hippies Tour, and not long ago, they bumped into each other while they were traveling.

“I was sitting at the airport bar — because what else do you do in the airport? — [when] somebody tapped me on the shoulder,” Jon recalls. “[I] turned around and it was Miranda. She was like, …read more

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Great Lakes Radio Reports from Free Frei Friday Event and Closeout Sale at Frei Chevrolet

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Marquette, MI  –  November 17, 2017  –  Despite the rainy weather, Major Discount was out at Frei Chevrolet for a Free Frei Friday Event today! The Major reported live on-air from the dealership to chat with store representatives and tell listeners about the best deals in town. Jim Grundstrom the Owner at Frei Chevy joined […]

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“Marry Me”: Why Thomas Rhett’s new single is the polar opposite of his smash “Die a Happy Man”

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ABC/Image Group LA Thomas Rhett says his new single, “Marry Me,” represents a kind of worst-case scenario for him.

“It’s my big ‘what if’ song,” he says of the third single from Life Changes. “I wrote it from the perspective of if I had never told my wife how I felt about her all those years ago. I probably would have been sitting at her wedding watching her marry someone else.”

“Thankfully I DID tell her how I felt — it makes for a great song concept that so many people can relate to.”

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“Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line releases an unexpected country single with pop star BeBe Rexha

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ABC/Image Group LAIt was simply “Meant to Be”: Florida Georgia Line‘s collaboration with pop star BeBe Rexha is their new country single.

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley didn’t originally expect the song would find a home on country radio, but they’ve decided to release it as a single, since some stations have already been playing it.

“Some of the coolest moments for us have been the ones we never planned,” says Tyler, who co-wrote “Meant to Be.” “Going into the writing session that day in L.A., we had no idea that it would turn …read more

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Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville”

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CMTIt’s the end of the road for Deacon Claybourne, Juliette Barnes and the Nashville gang: the upcoming sixth season of the CMT drama will be its last.

A promo for the premiere on the show’s Twitter account serves as the only confirmation from CMT so far: “Let’s find the way back home. Come and find me. #NashvilleCMT: The Final Season. New episodes start Thursday, January 4 on @CMT,” the post reads.

Executive producer Marshall Herskovitz issued a statement about the show’s cancellation: “All of us on Nashville are so incredibly grateful to the show’s fans, who …read more

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Deacon Claybourne lays down his guitar: CMT cancels “Nashville”

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CMTIt’s the end of the road for Deacon Claybourne, Juliette Barnes and the Nashville gang: the upcoming sixth season of the CMT drama will be its last.

A promo for the premiere on the show’s Twitter account serves as the only confirmation from CMT so far: “Let’s find the way back home. Come and find me. #NashvilleCMT: The Final Season. New episodes start Thursday, January 4 on @CMT,” the post reads.

Executive producer Marshall Herskovitz issued a statement to TVLine about the show’s cancellation: “All of us on Nashville are so incredibly …read more

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Tim McGraw and Faith Hill scored their first #1 hit together in 1997 with the lead single from Tim’s Everywhere album. Can you recall the title of their iconic duet? ANSWER: “It’s Your Love.”

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill play “Search Party” on the “Tonight Show”

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill joined Jimmy Fallon on Thursday’s Tonight Show for a Family Feud-inspired game called “Search Party.”

Faith’s team — consisting of Jimmy and James Poyser, from Fallon’s house band, The Roots, took on Tim and The Roots’ Questlove and Tariq Trotter.

A representative from each team was called up to a podium by Tonight Show announcer Steve Higgins, and asked to guess the most popular answers to Google search questions and enter them into a computer. The winner’s team then took turns guessing the remaining answers, without getting two strikes against them. Otherwise, …read more

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