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CMA Awards YTYK

You Think You Know the CMA Awards?

Country music's most important night brings excitement, energy and decades of history. From changes in how the show is broadcast to changes in the actual CMA Awards trophy, only the categories themselves have remained consistent ... mostly. Click to learn everything you need to know about the Country Music Association Awards!

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Brad Paisley YTYK

You Think You Know Brad Paisley?

Brad Paisley is one of the biggest country stars of the millennium, and you may think you know all there is to know about this superstar and CMA Awards host. But did you know he almost failed guitar class in college? And do you know about the super, super sad breakup that led to him meeting wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley?

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Carrie Underwood
Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Carrie Underwood, ‘Something in the Water’ [Listen]

Expect Carrie Underwood’s new single ‘Something in the Water’ to clean up come 2015 awards season. The new track -- her first from an upcoming greatest hits album -- is sure to pile up trophies, but not of the sort she’s used to.

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Kenny Chesney
Columbia Nashville

Kenny Chesney, ‘Til It’s Gone’ [Listen]

Kenny Chesney’s second single from ‘The Big Revival’ recalls spontaneous romances that lived and died in many of his previous hits. The story told with 'Til It’s Gone’ will remind fans of ‘Anything But Mine’ from 2005, but the two tracks are sonically very different.

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Taste of Country

You Think You Know Blake Shelton?

Blake Shelton's journey to superstardom was long and arduous. The singer and 'The Voice' coach's career didn't really begin to take off until he made one very, very difficult decision. Learn all about Shelton's rise to fame and find out why he once quit singing in this edition of 'You Think You Know Country.'

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George Strait's The Cowboy Rides Away Tour Final Stop At AT&T Stadium - Show

Win an Autographed Copy of George Strait’s Live ‘Cowboy Rides Away’ Album!

George Stait's ‘The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium’ album is a 20-track release celebrating the legend's farewell from the road. It's available in stores now, but Strait wants to give one lucky Taste of Country reader an autographed copy!

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Tim McGraw
Big Machine Records

Tim McGraw Takes Over Taste of Country

Tim McGraw's 'Sundown Heaven Town' album will be available on Tuesday (Sept. 16), a fact readers of Taste of Country will hardly miss. The singer has taken over the No. 1 country music news site on the web, agreeing to roll out exclusive interviews and content each day over the next two weeks.

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Florida Georgia Line YTYK
Mark Davis, Getty Images

You Think You Know Florida Georgia Line?

Florida Georgia Line seemingly came out of nowhere when 'Cruise' became a radio hit in 2012. Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard exploded onto the scene and were quickly rubbing elbows with Luke Bryan and rapper Nelly. But overnight success? Hardly. Find out the unlikely place these two got their start in this edition of 'You Think You Know Country.'

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