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Sterling Whitaker

Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books; 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar,' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio, and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
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Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw + Taylor Swift Among People’s Most Beautiful

People magazine has issued a preview of its upcoming yearly Most Beautiful People list, and this year's roundup includes several of country's top stars. Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift were all named to the list in 2013. The magazine asked each of the stars to explain what they've learned about themselves that makes them feel beautiful.

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Carrie Underwood Sounds Off About Tennessee ‘Ag Gag’ Bill

Carrie Underwood is furious about a new bill that has passed in Tennessee -- and she's not afraid to say so in public. The 'Blown Away' singer took to social media Thursday (April 18) to denounce the Tennessee state legislature for passing the so-called "Ag Gag" bill, which many critics say will help factory farms get away with abusing animals.

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Brad Paisley and LL Cool J’s ‘Accidental Racist’ Spoofed on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Country's Brad Paisley and rapper LL Cool J have been making the media rounds this week, talking about their controversial collaboration 'Accidental Racist,' which tackles the thorny issue of race relations in contemporary America. But on Saturday night (April 13) it was time for a break from all of the serious dialogue the song has opened up, as 'Saturday Night Live' spoofed the musicians in a sketch that aired on the Weekend Update comedy news portion of the show.

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Eric Church’s ‘Chief’ Wins Album of the Year at the 2013 ACM Awards

Eric Church took another step away from being a Nashville outsider to being the new mainstream of Music City by winning Album of the Year at the 2013 ACM Awards on Sunday night (April 7), beating such huge acts as Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan and Little Big Town.

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George Strait Performs ‘Give It All We Got Tonight’ an the 2013 ACM Awards

George Strait performed his current single 'Give It All We Got Tonight' at the 2013 ACM Awards show on Sunday (April 7). The superstar is planning to release a new album later this year, and is currently on his farewell tour. Despite some audio difficulties, the crowd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas still gave the King a healthy round of applause.

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Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away Tour Sells Out Every 2013 Date

Country superstar Carrie Underwood has completely sold out -- her concerts, that is. The 'Good Girl' hitmaker has not played to a single empty seat over the course of her 2013 Blown Away Tour, comprising 22 shows in North America so far this year.

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