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Brandi Carlile says she was dreaming big when she sent a handwritten letter to Dolly Parton with a special request. But in that note, Carlile said something she can never take back. Carlile asked Parton if she would be interested in covering the title track of her 2007 debut The Story for a new benefit... Read more »
Author: Lauren Tingle
Posted: April 27, 2017, 10:35 pm
Kelsea Ballerini jokes her feelings about covering Britney Spears live in front of the pop star herself can be summed up in one look. this face is how I feel about singing a @britneyspears song in front of Britney Spears on Saturday.. — Kelsea Ballerini (@KelseaBallerini) April 27, 2017 @KelseaBallerini we are still waiting... Read more »
Author: Staff
Posted: April 27, 2017, 10:34 pm
Long before they signed their first record deals, many of music’s biggest acts’ careers started with a music teacher believing in their talent. On Wednesday (April 26) at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium, Little Big Town and the CMA Foundation hosted the second annual CMA Music Teachers of Excellence dinner to honor 31 music educators from across... Read more »
Author: Lauren Tingle
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:08 pm
When Toby Keith was on CNN Tonight With Don Lemon on Wednesday night (April 26), he talked first about what inspired him to write “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)” back in 2001. “My dad was a soldier. And he’d just passed away about six months before 9/11. We were raised... Read more »
Author: Alison Bonaguro
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:03 pm
Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride will release Music in My Heart, his first studio album in more than six years, on July 7. The project was produced by singer-songwriter Billy Yates, whose songwriting credits include “Choices,” a 1999 hit for the late George Jones. “My goal was to record the best traditional... Read more »
Author: Staff
Posted: April 27, 2017, 7:43 pm

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