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Taste of Country Nights with Sam Alex airs weeknights from 7 PM to midnight. Hear today’s best country hits, the latest country music news, phone calls, interviews and in-studio performances with the hottest country acts.

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M-F 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Scotty McCreery
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Scotty McCreery Spills His Spring Break Plans

Many 21-year-olds spend their Spring Break partying in Panama City Beach, but not Scotty McCreery. The "Feelin' It" singer shared with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex how he plans to spend his school vacation this year.

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Randy Houser Performs
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Randy Houser Says ‘Like a Cowboy’ Is a Risk He’s Used to Taking

Randy Houser's single "Like a Cowboy" is a big, Western ballad tucked between amped-up country-rock or pop songs. It stands out like rhinestones on a cowboy standing outside the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and the singer is comfortable with that. In fact, few may be more comfortable with that.

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Frankie Ballard Suffers Injury After Falling Off the Stage

Frankie Ballard's nasty shoulder injury came as a result of a misunderstanding between him and the ground.

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Dan Smyers
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Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers: ‘Music Is Very Mathematical’

Dan and Shay's Dan Smyers didn't always know he was going to be a musician. In fact, if he hadn't gone this route, he'd probably be working on Wall Street. The singer reveals that his major was far from studying Music Theory, but shares that math and music actually have a lot in common.

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Tyler Farr
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Tyler Farr on His Guitar Skills: ‘I’m No Keith Urban’

Tyler Farr is a man of many talents. From playing sports as a kid to performing now, he can do it all. Recently he sat down with Taste of Country Night's Sam Alex to dish on his guitar skills (and Luke Bryan's pearly whites).

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Sam Hunt
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Sam Hunt’s Secret: ‘Try to Stay as Naive as Possible’

Sam Hunt didn't realize the risk he was taking in releasing songs like 'Leave the Night On' to radio, but his co-writers sure did. The white-hot singer's debut single rode a heavy R&B groove to No. 1, and then he followed it with a song that stretched the country genre even further.

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Joe Nichols Tells the Story of Getting Fired From His DJ Gig

Joe Nichols stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat with host Sam Alex about baseball, his new baby and getting fired from his late-night Djing gig.

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Danielle Bradbery, Brantley Gilbert, THomas Rhett
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Country Artists Share What They MUST Have While on the Road [Watch]

Country artists are on the road a lot! While touring, many artists just want to make their tour bus or time on the road feel like home, and they do that by bringing a few special things with them.

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Sam Hunt Admits It’s ‘Overwhelming’ to Hear Songs He’s Written on Radio [Watch]

Sam Hunt may not be a household name yet, but some of the song's he's written sure are. Hunt -- a multi-talented music man who can also throw a football -- sat down with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex to talk about both of his loves.

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Brett Eldredge on the Makeout Scenes in New ‘Beat of the Music’ Video: ‘I Love My Job’

The last 30 seconds of Brett Eldredge's new 'Beat of the Music' video finds the singer locking lips with a beautiful blonde. The scenes took multiple takes, and he tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex he wasn't complaining.

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