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Aaron Watson Helps Fast Food Employee Shake Haters Off

Texas country star Aaron Watson is offering a young woman who works at Whataburger some encouraging words to fight back against naysayers.

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7 Country Women Who Are Married to Pro Athletes

The connection between sports and country music is stronger than some may realize, and these seven country singers and their husbands are proof of a good relationship between the two.

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New Music Friday: Brett Eldredge

 

An artist's third record is usually where they get to make their first real statement.The first album is either heavy handed by the record label or, something they took their pre fame life to make. If that one takes off, they are rushed into the studio to capitalize on the success. Many times, the second record sticks with the first's formula. By the third, they've had time to breathe, and say "who am I?" "What do I want to do next?" In Brett Eldredge's case, he takes the leapNot only is it (likely for this reason) self titled, he co-wrote every one of the 12 tracks.

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Thomas Rhett Takes ‘Life Changes’ Track Listing to the Pavement

Some people may write in the sand, but Thomas Rhett hits the pavement. In a new video posted to Instagram, Rhett scribbles the entire Life Changes track listing in chalk on the ground.

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Country News: Americana Musical Festival Coming in September

This year’s Americana Musical Festival will take place in Nashville on September 12-17 with nearly 300 artists performing. According to theboot.com some names that will perform at the festival are: Shelby Lynn, Allison Moorer, Lee Ann Womack, Sturgill Simpson and more. Included to the shows will be the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony.

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Debbie Taunts Hungover Charlotte in New Episode of ‘Still the King’ [Exclusive Premiere]

Still the King is back on CMT on Tuesday nights, and it's just as hilarious as ever! Catch a preview of an all-new episode before it airs in this Taste of Country exclusive.

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5 Blake Shelton Pics That Make Us Go WTF?!

Blake Shelton recently shared an amazing throwback picture of himself receiving a shotgun from Rascal Flatts. The mid-'00s snap recalls some of his best photo moments, most of which he graciously shared on Twitter.

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Country News: Lynn Anderson Country Hall Exhibit Coming Soon

Country legend Lynn Anderson will have an exhibit at The Country Music Hall of Fame. It will be named after her number one song ‘Keep Me in Mind.’ The exhibit will run from September 15 to June 24. According to theboot.com Anderson signed her first record deal at the age of 19 with her biggest hit coming in 1970 with (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden. Anderson died in 2015 after suffering a heart attack. She was 67.

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Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Sets a Country Record

Sam Hunt's latest single "Body Like a Back Road" just topped Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart for a 25th straight week. That's a record.

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ToC Critic’s Pick: Zac Brown Band, ‘Roots’ [Listen]

Like a train whistle or wolf's howl on a clear, quiet night, Zac Brown shouts "Roots" again and again throughout Zac Brown Band's new single.

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