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Luke Bryan helps donate over one million meals to the hungry

ABC/Image Group LALuke Bryan teamed up with Bayer earlier this year with the goal of donating one million meals to hungry families across America with the help of the hashtag #HeresToTheFarmer — and the program has been a rousing success.

Bayer sponsored Luke’s Farm Tour, and donated one meal to Feeding America when someone shared the #HeresToTheFarmer hashtag. In less than four months, the Here’s To The Farmer campaign surpassed its goal of one million meals.

“I come from a farming background so I understand the hard work and passion it takes for farmers to feed America and feed the world,” Bryan …read more

Reba McEntire to Receive 2018 Horatio Alger Award

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ABC/Image Group LAReba McEntire is the newest recipient of the 2018 Horatio Alger Award.

She, along with 11 other individuals, will be recognized for overcoming challenges to achieve professional and personal success, and will be added to the Member Class of 2018.

“The Horatio Alger Association stands for integrity, honesty and resilience – qualities that Reba certainly exemplifies,” said Matthew Rose, president of Horatio Alger Association in a statement.

He adds: “She has faced numerous challenges in both her early career and personal tragedies, with admirable strength and grace. Reba inspires us all with her tenacity and always upbeat attitude. Her positive outlook …read more

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Watch now: New Nashville trailer promises a suspenseful final season

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CMTWhile there may be only one season left of CMT’s Nashville, there won’t be any shortage of suspense or plot twists. If a new two-minute trailer can be believed, the final season of the television series promises to be a good one.

“Every journey has a destination. Every song has a final verse,” the trailer for the sixth season starts. In the clip, Juliette Barnes continues to battle her demons but this time she’s looking to Darius, the founder of a self-actualization movement, for assistance.

But is he really helping? At one point she appears onstage in concert, but then cuts …read more

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Charlie Daniels’ 2018 Volunteer Jam to include Chris Janson, Justin Moore, Eddie Montgomery & more

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Courtesy Blackbird PresentsFor 43 years, Charlie Daniels has been hosting Volunteer Jam, but this coming year, the event will honor the man who created the yearly concert.

The 2018 Volunteer Jam will be held on March 7 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The evening will feature performances by The Charlie Daniels Band, Alison Krauss, Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top, Bobby Bare, Chris Janson, Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, Jamey Johnson, Justin Moore, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Ricky Skaggs. Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

“It’s hard to believe that it’s been 43 years since the CDB and …read more

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Carrie Underwood makes Christmas cookies with her son for the first time

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ABC/Image Group LACarrie Underwood is getting into the holiday spirit this year with her son, 2½-year-old Isaiah. The singer recently posted an adorable photo on Instagram of the toddler helping her in the kitchen.

“Made Christmas cookies with the little man today,” she captioned a photo of Isaiah decorating a cookie. “I actually don’t think I’ve ever made Christmas cookies before but this will definitely be a new tradition in the Fisher household! Newsflash: Isaiah likes frosting (shocker)!”

Carrie is enjoying some down time this holiday season with her family. The singer has made a full recovery since …read more

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Marquette’s Big Game of the Week: Marquette Redettes Travel to Gladstone to Play The Braves in Basketball

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Marquette, MI  –  December 7, 2017  –  The Marquette Redettes are on the road tonight headed down to Escanaba to take on the Eskymos. Collecting their third win in a row after Tuesday’s game against the Gladstone Braves, the Redettes are returning to Delta County looking for win four! Join Luke Ghiardi on 103-FXD tonight for the […]

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Chris Young’s “Losing Sleep” is certified gold

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ABC/Image Group LAChris Young has had a stellar year and things are only getting better. Recently, the title track and lead single from his latest album Losing Sleep was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

This recognition marks Chris’ 17th gold or platinum certification from the RIAA. Additionally, this week, “Losing Sleep” is in the top 10 on both the Mediabase and Billboard country charts.

Chris recently extended his Losing Sleep World Tour, which will keep the singer on the road through May of next year. Kane Brown and Morgan Evans will serve as openers throughout his 2018 …read more

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Luke Bryan pop-up shop to open in New York Friday

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ABC/Image Group LALuke Bryan will release his sixth studio album, What Makes You Country, on Friday. To celebrate, the Opry City Stage in New York will open a pop-up shop.

Ahead of Luke’s performance on Good Morning America Dec. 8 live from The Studio at Opry City Stage, the ground floor will be converted into Luke Bryan’s What Makes You Country Pop-Up Shop, featuring Bryan’s new CD, t-shirts, exclusive prints, and additional merchandise. The pop-up shop will be open to the public this Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. until midnight.

Additionally, one grand-prize winner will receive an autographed acoustic guitar, …read more

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Dierks Bentley to receive CRS Artist Humanitarian Award

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ABC/Image Group LADierks Bentley will be honored with the CRS Artist Humanitarian Award on Feb. 5 in Nashville. Country Radio Broadcasters Inc., which is responsible for the annual Country Radio Seminar, announced Dierks as a recipient thanks to his dedication to giving back through numerous charitable initiatives and events.

The “Black” singer has raised over $4 million for charities through his Miles & Music for Kids motorcycle ride and concert. Additionally, he partnered with radio for the Country Cares Concert in Arizona, raising more than half a million dollars for the families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighters.

More recently, Dierks …read more

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Brett Eldredge will take “The Long Way” to ABC’s “Good Morning America” December 12

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ABC/Mark LevineBrett Eldredge is set to appear on Good Morning America on Dec. 12. The country crooner will perform his latest single, “The Long Way,” live from New York City. The show starts at 7 a.m. ET on ABC.

Additionally, he’ll sing the title track of his 2016 holiday album, Glow, in a performance that will post later that day on ABCNews.com.

Brett has been sharing his holiday spirit with fans live in concert and on social media. The singer recently headlined his first holiday show in New York City last week and on Dec. 14 will treat members of the Nashville …read more

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