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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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ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Premiere Rings True

Hollywood has a long and sorry history of getting Nashville -- and country music -- wrong. From deliberately corny shows like 'Hee Haw,' to unintentional comedies like 'Country Strong,' Music City has always come off in movies and television as some sort of backwater town full of ignorant, cowboy-hat-wearing hayseeds, instead of a cosmopolitan cultural center that serves as home to the largest collective of top-quality musicians, engineers, producers and songwriters that has ever existed.

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Category: Country Music News
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2012 American Country Awards Nominees Announced

Luke Bryan leads the pack of 2012 American Country Awards nominees. The singer, and his peers, will get their time to really shine when the red carpet event airs live from Las Vegas in December. The 'Drunk on You' singer received seven nominations in all, including Artist of the Year.

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Keith Urban Caught in the Middle of Nicki Minaj/Mariah Carey ‘American Idol’ Feud

Keith Urban had better learn to duck. The singer recently left his gig on the Australian version of 'The Voice' to become the first country star to judge 'American Idol,' only to land square in the middle of a feud between fellow newcomers Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj.

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Lady Antebellum Perform for Children in Cancer Ward in Heartwarming Video

The members of Lady Antebellum got the chance to bring smiles to some kids who really need them when they performed recently in the oncology unit at UCSF's Benioff Children's Hospital. The 'Need You Now' hitmakers chronicled the visit in a new webisode of Lady A TV that aired Wednesday (Sept. 26).

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Willie Nelson to Share Musings From the Road in New Memoir

Willie Nelson is one of the most prolific and celebrated songwriters of his generation, and a musical and cultural icon as well. The legendary country performer is set to reveal some new stories and insights into his life and music with the upcoming publication of Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings From the Road, which he will release on November 13 through William Morrow.

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Toby Keith Reveals Cover Art, Track Listing for Upcoming ‘Hope on the Rocks’ Album

Toby Keith is slated to release a new album titled 'Hope on the Rocks' on Oct. 30 through his own Show Dog-Universal imprint, and now the veteran entertainer has given his fans a better look at the album. In a post to his Facebook page today (Sept. 19), the 'Red Solo Cup' singer shared the track listing for the new album, and he revealed its cover art in a press release as well.

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Category: Country Music News

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