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2014 ACM Awards Entertainer of the Year – Why Blake Shelton Should Win

It's hard to call Blake Shelton the clear-cut favorite for the 2014 ACM Entertainer of the Year award, which shows just how competitive the category is this year. In any other year, an artist with a top tour, nominated album and high-profile television role would be a sure thing. This year, a man with a similar resume wasn't even nominated.

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Trace Adkins, Rhonda Adkins
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Trace and Rhonda Adkins Issue a Statement About Their Divorce

Rhonda and Trace Adkins have finally spoken out about their divorce, releasing a public statement on Thursday (May 27).

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Michael Ray
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New From Nashville: Michael Ray

Country newcomer Michael Ray recently stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to tell his story, talk about writing with John Rich and debut some new music. The Florida native and winner of the CW's 'The Next' says he grew up on Bobby Bare and Porter Wagoner, but at age 16 heard Gary Allan -- "and that was it for me."

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Fourth Person Dies After SXSW Crash

A fourth person has died after an apparent drunk driver crashed into a crowd of people at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas earlier this month.

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Taylor Swift, Shelby Huff

Teen Patient Was ‘Uplifted’ by Taylor Swift’s Visit to Cancer Floor

When Taylor Swift stopped by the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center earlier this month, it brightened the day for many sick kids, including one girl named Shelby Huff.

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Love and Theft, Stephen Barker Liles
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Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft Sets Wedding Date

A summer wedding date has been set for Stephen Barker Liles of country duo Love and Theft.

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Martina McBride and Kelly Clarkson Duet on ‘In the Basement’ [Listen]

Martina McBride loves to duet, and her rendition of 'In the Basement' with Kelly Clarkson shows that the country star not only loves singing with others -- she's also really great at it.

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Shakira Thinks She’ll Beat Blake Shelton Using ‘The Voice’ Spy Miranda Lambert

Although Blake Shelton and Shakira collaborated on a country-pop song for the Colombian's newest record, they still remain enemies on 'The Voice.'

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Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan Becomes a Wedding Crasher to Get 2014 ACMs Votes [Watch]

Luke Bryan's new hobby seems to be showing up at all of your most important events! After the 'Crash My Party' hitmaker made himself known at a baby shower, he's taken on the title of Wedding Crasher.

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Big and Rich, ‘Look at You’ [Listen]

Big and Rich’s ‘Look at You’ re-introduces fans to the softer side of the country duo. While John Rich and Big Kenny Alphin are known for rowdy, in-your-face country-rockers, it’s this style that has found them the most fans at radio. This may be their most organic release to date.

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