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Vince Gill to Receive BMI Icon Award

Vince Gill's iconic career will be celebrated with a prestigious honor in November. The singer-songwriter is the recipient of this year's BMI Icon Award at their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 4.

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Kacey Musgraves, ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ — Story Behind the Song

Kacey Musgraves' debut single, 'Merry Go 'Round,' reached the Top 10 on the country charts and was also named one of the Top 50 songs of 2012 (in all genres) by Rolling Stone magazine, which singled it out as a "bleak-but-clever take on small-town inertia and ennui."

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20 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery on His 63rd Birthday

Twenty years ago today, on Sept. 12, 1994, George Jones had a birthday to remember, even if it wasn't the way he had hoped. It was on this day that the singer had triple bypass surgery at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, where remained hospitalized for one week.

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11 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies

Eleven years ago today, country music lost one of its most beloved stars, Johnny Cash. The legendary singer passed away on Sept. 12, 2003, of complications from diabetes. He was 71.

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Eli Young Band Coming To The Jupiter

This morning, Madison and Shepherd made the huge announcement that the Eli Young Band will be appearing at The Jupiter on October 24th.

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Strange Alabama- Rattlesnake Rodeo

Yes there is an Opp, Alabama. And yes there is such thing as a Rattlesnake Rodeo.

Every year during the first weekend in March, the men and women of Covington County gather together to watch herds of slimy reptiles slither down the street in an organized race

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Lee Brice Won’t Stand for Slander, Responds to Fan’s False Accusations

If there's one thing that Lee Brice won't tolerate, it's lies. After a fan falsely accused the 'I Don't Dance' hitmaker of drinking too much before taking the stage at a recent show, he responded angrily, later speaking out about how slanderous accusations such as that really "burn him up."

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See Country Artists Wearing the American Flag [Watch]

Country stars prove time and time again that they're oozing with love for America. Often, singers will show their patriotism by wearing an American flag on stage, and we've created a collection of photos of the best of artists wearing the 50 stars and 13 stripes!

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#NextUp: Dustin Lynch Lays Down ‘Where It’s At’ Acoustic [Watch]

Dustin Lynch's sophomore album 'Where It's At' dropped Tuesday (Sept. 9), and the lead single just so happens to be the title song. So, naturally, when the rising star stopped by the Taste of Country studio to perform, he had to give us an incredible acoustic version of the big hit.

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Randy Travis’ Name Removed From Hometown Sign — See Before and After Pictures

Randy Travis' hometown of Marshville, N.C., has a new welcome sign -- and it's missing the singer's name.

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