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Reba McEntire Cassadee Pope Top Vocalist
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Reba McEntire vs. Cassadee Pope: Country’s Top Vocalist of 2016?

Reba McEntire orchestrated a blowout in her Round 1 matchup for top vocalist in country music. The legend took over 90 percent of the vote against Mickey Guyton, setting up a Round 2 pairing against a female vocalist with an enormous voting fan base.

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The Showdown: Luke Bryan vs. Chris Janson

Luke Bryan fans are lovin' the superstar's latest single "Huntin' and Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day" to the tune of a big Showdown win over Kelsea Ballerini over the weekend. The latest single from Kill the Lights nabbed nearly 60 percent of the Showdown vote to set up a battle with another country boy that doesn't care for the letter "G."

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Luke Bryan, ‘Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day’ [Listen]

Luke Bryan does his best Alabama impersonation with "Huntin' and Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day," the fourth single from Kill the Lights. Sonically the song is a throwback to the mid-80s — think Cajun hideaways and couples turtle-dovin' on Mason Dixon nights.

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The Showdown: Martina McBride vs. Lanco

With three straight Showdown wins Martina McBride's first single in years is proving it has hit potential. Fans have come from every city and state to vote for "Reckless," the title-track from a new album set for release later this year. The biographical song topped Jake Owen's latest over the weekend, setting up a battle with a hot new country group.

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Jake Owen, ‘American Country Love Song’ [Listen]

Jake Owen’s “American Country Love Song” is sonically safer than “Real Life,” but true to what the singer says he’s hoping to do with his fifth studio album, expected this year. It’s a blast of nostalgia that leans hard on a big, beer-in-the-air chorus.

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Win a Guitar Autographed by Tim McGraw, Keith Urban + More

Nearly two dozen stars played Country Jam Colorado in 2015, and each signed an acoustic guitar we’re giving away to one Taste of Country reader. Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith and the Band Perry are four of the artists who signed a guitar provided by the brand new Taste of Country Store.

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Danielle Bradbery Challenges Home Free for Top Spot on Video Countdown

Kip Moore's "Runnin' For You" video made a big impression on the Top 10 Video Countdown but fan voting at levels not seen in months meant that despite a big turnout, the clip only checks in at No. 5 this week. The battle for No. 1 has become a three-way battle.

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