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Comstock/ThinkstockAs we round out the first full week of spring, do you remember the huge country hit “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden?” To this day, the song remains one of the most successful country crossover hits of all time. The tune stayed at the top of the Billboard country singles chart for five weeks in 1970. Can you name the artist who made it famous? ANSWER: Lynn Anderson, who passed away in 2015.

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ABC/Image Group LAThe top 20 songs in this week’s Mediabase Country Airplay chart only contain two female solo artists. Raelynn and Lindsey Ell will release new music today with hopes of doing something about those stats.

Raelynn was just 17 when she first caught Blake Shelton‘s ear with her Pistol Annies-inspired blind audition on The Voice‘s second season. Ultimately, she was sent home by Blake during the competitions quarterfinals.

The country singer has done a lot of growing in the five years since she was a precocious teenager on the show. And, with her debut album, Wildhorse, released today, …read more

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ABC/Image Group LAGrammy award-winning superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill released their newest collaboration, “Speak to a Girl,” today. It is now available on the usual platforms.

As previously announced, the couple will perform “Speak to a Girl” on the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 2, live at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS. It will be the song’s television world premiere.

“Speak to a Girl,” co-penned by Shy Carter, Dave Gibson and Joe Spargur, and co-produced by Byron Gallimore, McGraw and Hill, is the lead single from a Tim McGraw and Faith Hill …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe Band Perry will perform the post-race concert following this year’s St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & Half Marathon on Saturday, April 29 at Ascend Amphitheater. The Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll concert series event is open exclusively to runners and their friends and family, and will start at 7 p.m. Central.

As a way of thanking its customers across the country, online retailer Zappos is launching a year-long event with its “Friends with Benefits Road Show.” This Sunday, March 26th at 1 p.m. Wynonna Judd will be stopping by their Friends with …read more

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ABCDan + Shay have been an integral part of the success of the movie The Shack, and their involvement in the project has gotten the duo contemplating a move into acting.

The duo’s contribution to the movie’s soundtrack, “When I Pray for You,” helped make it a recent #1 Billboard country album. The song also cracked the top 20 on the Hot Christian Songs chart. Now, Dan and Shay say they’d like to do more soundtrack work, and even try their skills in front of the camera.

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Josh Abbott Band – “Amnesia” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – March 24th, 2017 – Josh Abbott Band – “Amnesia” is your new music add and song of the day for this Friday on 103-FXD! Josh Abbott Band – “Amnesia” is a powerful new song from Josh Abbott Band and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – 103-FXD and […]

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RCA NashvilleJake Owen will perform at Ascend Amphitheater on April 27, marking his first time headlining a ticketed event in Nashville.

“I left Florida in 2004 to make Music City my home.” Jake said in a prepared statement as the concert was announced. “There are so many amazingly talented people in this town, and I feel so grateful to know that I can be a small part of a wonderful community.”

Earlier in the week, Jake tweeted a photograph of him at rehearsals for his upcoming shows. Jake is touring in support of his …read more

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AtlanticBrothers Brad and Curtis Rempel, known collectively as High Valley, are releasing a new single to radio today called “She’s with Me.”

It is the follow-up to the pair’s first top-20 single, “Make You Mine.” Both songs can be found on their debut album, Dear Life, which was released last fall.

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ABC/Image Group LAIf you’re a Chris Janson fan, Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special Chris Janson airing tomorrow night, March 24, at 9 p.m. Eastern via DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114 and DIRECTVNOW.

In the special, Chris talks about the impact his first #1 single, “Buy Me a Boat,” had on his career, and the challenges for a successful follow-up.

One of the highlights is when Chris performs the song “Everybody,” a tune he loves to perform live.

“Everybody is a song for everybody,” Chris explains. “These lyrics are timely for the world we live in. I wrote …read more

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Join Us This Weekend at the Boat, Sport, and RV Show

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Marquette, MI – March 23, 2017 – There is fun for the whole family this weekend at the Superior Dome in Marquette.  The 24th Annual Boat, sport, and RV Show returns on Friday, March 24th! The Boat, Sport and RV Show is the largest indoor display of recreational products in Northern Michigan. The show features […]

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