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Chris Janson can “Fix a Drink” to celebrate his latest #1

Warner Music NashvilleFor Chris Janson, it’s time to “Fix a Drink” and celebrate: this week, the lead single from his Everybody album, “Fix a Drink,” becomes his second career #1.

“Having a hit on country radio is a huge blessing,” the Missouri native says. “It’s Thanksgiving week, and I’m extremely thankful. Reaching my country fans through radio has always been a dream of mine. Thanks for allowing me to make my dreams come true.”

Chris scored his very first #1 back in September of 2015, when “Buy Me a Boat” hit the top of the chart.

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ABC/Image Group LAIf you’ve seen Nicole Kidman‘s 2001 movie musical, Moulin Rouge!, you’ve heard the vocal talents of Keith Urban‘s Academy Award-winning better half. Now, thanks to a little convincing from her superstar husband, you can hear the Australian actress singing on Keith’s new single, “Female,” as well.

“I have a studio at the house, and that’s where we recorded this song,” Keith explained to Entertainment Tonight. “And Nic was home, so I just went upstairs and said, ‘Can you come sing on it as well?'”

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ABC/Image Group LAGet ready for the first new music from Sugarland since 2010’s The Incredible Machine album.

Speculation about the reunion of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush started when the two took the stage together to present the Vocal Duo trophy earlier this month at the CMA Awards, and then showed up to perform together at the Big Machine Records afterparty.

Jennifer and Kristian have finally confirmed that fans will soon be able to hear “Something More” from the pair, as they shared a video on social media during a recent photo session in New …read more

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CMTEver wonder what Kesha would sound like singing “Wagon Wheel?” Chances are, we’re about to find out, as the pop star teams up with Old Crow Medicine Show for a new episode of CMT Crossroads.

Old Crow released the song in 2004, after lead singer Ketch Secor added verses to a chorus written by Bob Dylan. Darius Rucker famously took “Wagon Wheel” to #1 on the country chart in 2013, with a little help from Lady Antebellum.

Old Crow’s latest album and DVD, 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde, pays tribute to Dylan’s iconic album from 1966.

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No Bucks on the Pole

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Marquette, MI – November 20, 2017 – The first weekend of rifle season here in Michigan has come and gone. After a couple of days of hunting, a few deer were seen but there are no bucks on the pole at the 4 J’s camp in Arnold. Still have a lot of season left, and […]

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockFifteen years ago this week, Country Music Hall-of-Famer Emmylou Harris joined Bruce Springsteen onstage in Birmingham, Alabama to sing this track from Born in the U.S.A. Can you guess which one it was? ANSWER: “My Hometown,” which is appropriate, since Birmingham is Emmylou’s birthplace.

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ABC/Image Group LAKeith Urban got a triple thrill at Sunday night’s American Music Awards.

He was announced as the winner in the category of Favorite Country Male Artist, but while he was on stage accepting the trophy, presenter Kathryn Hahn announced that he’d also won two additional awards: Favorite Country Album for Ripcord, and Favorite Country Song for “Blue Ain’t Your Color.”

Instead of juggling his three trophies, Keith handed two of them to his wife Nicole Kidman, who was sitting in the front row, noting that it was only right that she share in the wins with …read more

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ABC/Image Group LAFor Carly Pearce, the last couple weeks have simply been the stuff that dreams are made of: She scored her first #1 with her debut single, “Every Little Thing,” which has also been certified gold in both the U.S. and Canada.

This weekend at the Nashville stop on Brett Young‘s Caliville Tour, the president of her record company, Scott Borchetta, presented her with the plaque commemorating her accomplishments — and she’s already decided where she’ll put it.

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockSix-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks appears on both Good Morning America and The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday. You catch GMA starting at 7 a.m. on ABC, while you’ll need to check your local listings to see when Ellen’s syndicated show airs in your area.

Hunter Hayes‘ new track, “More,” is available to stream or download now.

“The Bravest” is the latest track from Zac Brown‘s side project, Sir Rosevelt. You can sample the song from the trio’s self-titled debut album, which comes out December 15, via a new lyric video.

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Brooke Eden – “Act Like You Don’t” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – November 20th, 2017 – Brooke Eden – “Act Like You Don’t” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD! Brooke Eden – “Act Like You Don’t” is a powerful new song and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – 103-FXD and […]

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