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Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift + More Score 2013 People’s Choice Awards Nominations

Election season is behind us (thankfully), but it's not too late to vote... For your favorite country stars, that is. The list of 2013 People's Choice Awards nominees are in, and plenty of country stars are on the ballot for country music awards and all-genre categories, too.

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Taylor Swift Wins Best Female Artist at MTV’s 2012 European Music Awards

For the past several weeks, Taylor Swift has been in the midst of a huge promotional tour for her most recent album. We've seen Ms. Swift grace the cameras for nearly every talk show and late-night show this fall -- and it looks like it has paid off. The 'Red' hitmaker was crowned Best Female Artist at MTV's European Music Awards on Sunday night.

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DECMA Sharon both awards

DECMA Awards B98.5 at Ceremony

On Sunday at The Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls, I was proud to be on hand to accept the awards presented to our station. The venue was packed with local musicians and country music enthusiasts of all ages.

Between each award we were treated to a musical number, either by the winner of the previous award or other very talented musicians. What a great afternoon!

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Randy and Sharon

B98.5 Wins Station of the Year! Sharon Buck Wins Memorial Award!

When the letter came in the mail, I had no idea we were nominated!

This Sunday at The Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls, The Downeast Country Music Association will present B98.5 their 'Media Award'. It is presented to a radio or television station in Maine that promotes country music.

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Lee Brice, Love and Theft, Hunter Hayes, Thompson Square, Brantley Gilbert
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2012 CMA New Artist of the Year Award Prediction? – Readers Poll

The five nominees for the 2012 CMA New Artist of the Year award reached their current levels of fame in very different ways. Thompson Square might be the only true "new artist," meaning an act that was previously unheard of before releasing a smash debut album. The others are no less deserving, however. This is an interesting category that will be fun to watch on Nov. 1. Who do you think will win the New Artist of the Year award at the 2012 CMAs?

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Sharon and Chad at Lakewood Theater
Phot by Sharon Buck

Lakewood Theater Awards Night

Curtain up! Light the lights! It was Lakewood Theater's big night! Sunday was the annual Lakewood banquet where the people who attended the season of shows voted for their favorites!

There were tuxedos, gowns, jewelry...when Lakewood steps out, they really step o

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Gifford's Ice Cream
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Gifford’s Ice Cream Wins National Prize and Named ‘Ice Cream Grand Champion.’

Gifford's scoops the prize and licks the competition! Sorry...couldn't resist. Gifford's Ice Cream has won the top ice cream prize at a national dairy product contest held earlier this month in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Practice CMAs Hosting Skills on Tough Crowds in Uncut Promo

Hosting the CMA Awards is old hat for Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, as the duo embarks on its fifth co-hosting stint. In the uncut promo for the 46th annual CMAs, Underwood and Paisley admit that in order to stay sharp, they have to practice their hosting skills all year long and they do so in front of tough crowds, like senior citizens at bingo, kids at a birthday party and diners at Danny's. One thing we learn in this promo? Paisley has a real gift for physical comedy.

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Keith Urban
Jeff Lipsky

Keith Urban to Receive Harmony Award at Nashville’s Symphony Ball

Country's transplant superstar Keith Urban will receive the 2012 Harmony Award at the upcoming 28th annual Symphony Ball in Nashville. The award is bestowed each year to "an individual who exemplifies the harmonious spirit of Nashville's thriving music community."

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Family Guy Paul Lynde
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5 Impressions Seth MacFarlane Will Likely Do at the Oscars

Ever since Eddie Murphy pulled out of hosting duties for the 2013 Academy Awards telecast, there has been a bunch of speculation regarding who was going to step up and run the show. Today rumors were put to rest when it was announced that 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane was taking the prized spot.

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