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Your Guide to the Best Country Christmas Music of 2017

Luke Bryan and Alabama highlight the new country Christmas music releases in 2017.

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Tim McGraw via Facebook

Tim McGraw + Midland’s ‘Dixieland Delight’ Cover Is the Stuff of Country Dreams

Tim McGraw is spending some time singing with his opening acts on the massive 2017 Soul2Soul Tour, and it was recently Midland's turn. Backstage before a show, the group came together for an amazing rendition of Alabama's country classic "Dixieland Delight."

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Country Stars Who Stand Up Against Cancer

There are many -- too many -- country stars who have had cancer or have been personally affected by it in some way. The truth is, almost everyone knows someone who's battling against the horrific disease, and it does not discriminate based on age, fame, fortune or even good health.

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Country News: Jeff Cook From Alabama Reveals He Has Parkinson’s

Fiddle player and vocalist for Alabama, Jeff Cook, has Parkinson’s disease. Cook found out four years ago but just recently shared the news. Alabama members Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry were by his side when he read a prepared statement saying he’ll step back from his duties with the band on April 29. According to The Boot, his loss of balance and coordination, as well as tremors makes it too frustrating to continue to play.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Country News: Class of 2017 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2017 class of inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame were announced by host Vince Gill on Wednesday. The three new members of the Hall are: Alan Jackson, songwriter Don Schlitz and the great Jerry Reed. The Boot said past inductees also attended the ceremony including Brenda Lee, Alabama and the Oak Ridge Boys.

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20 Country Music Albums Turning 20 in 2017 [PICTURES]

These 20 country music albums are turning 20 years old in 2017.

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Hey Maine: Here’s Some Country News

 

Jason Aldean is taking his annual Concert for the Cure to the Grand Ole Opry stage in 2016. This year, Aldean’s charity show will be part of the eighth annual Opry Goes Pink event. Opry Goes Pink 2016 is set to take place on Oct. 25. Aldean will literally turn the Opry’s iconic barn backdrop pink when he flips the switch to light up the stage.

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Should College Athletes be Paid? National Championship Tonight

With the College Football National Championship coming up tonight between Alabama and Clemson, some interesting points are made in an article in the Washington Post about paying college athletes.

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College Football Championship

 

The College Bowl season gets underway on December 19th with the New Orleans, Cure, Camellia, Royal Purple and New Mexico Bowls.

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2015 ACM Awards Off-Camera Winners Announced

The Academy of Country Music has announced the 2015 ACM Awards winners in a number of categories that won't be presented onscreen during the televised broadcast.

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