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Amanda Hensel

If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.

Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Step to Their ‘Backyard Swagger’ on 1989 Tour

Taylor Swift definitely remembers where she came from. In fact, the pop superstar's 1989 Tour has found her sharing the stage with more country stars than probably ever before, and on Wednesday night (Oct. 21) in Greensboro, N.C., Miranda Lambert had the honor of showing off her 'backyard swagger' alongside Swift.

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Kip Moore
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Kip Moore Documentary Shows Desire to Keep Fueling the Fire

"It all starts with a song," Kip Moore echoes in his new 'Burn the Whole World Down' documentary, referencing a quote on the wall at BMI in Nashville. He's a firm believer in that saying -- in fact, it's become somewhat of a mantra for the 'Hey Pretty Girl' singer.

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Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes
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Luke Bryan Debuts, Hunter Hayes Returns to ToC Top 10 Video Countdown This Week

Luke Bryan only just released his new 'Crash My Party' music video, but fans didn't waste any time in getting it into the hot Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown. Did they beat out other dedicated fanbases to earn a Top 5 slot for their favorite hip-shaker?

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