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Top 10 Best Country Songs of 2014

Year end is almost here and so appears everybody's reviews of the year in virtually every category imaginable.  2014 in country music has been a wild ride.  There was controversy on the sound of country music with bro-country artists like Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan, only to have new female duo Maddie & Tae get some deserved attention with their response to the sound with their smash hit "A Girl In A Country Song."   Then there was some great quality with artists like Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert.

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Garth Brooks Dishes on His ‘Long Vacation,’ Performs ‘Mom’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ [Watch]

Garth Brooks reminisced about how far he's come over the years during a stop at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' this week. The icon also performed his latest single, 'Mom' -- this time without getting choked up.

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Little Big Town
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Little Big Town Add More Dates to Pain Killer Tour

Little Big Town will give country fans the gift of song going into the new year. The foursome has added more dates to their Pain Killer Tour, extending it through March 2015.

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Jana Kramer
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Before She Was an Actress, Jana Kramer Was an Ice Skater!

Jana Kramer is a woman of many talents. She became famous after appearing on 'One Tree Hill,' but before she was a pretty well-known actress, she was spending time in the spotlight at Detroit Red Wings games, as an ice skater!

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Kellie Pickler
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Kellie Pickler Not Ready for the Responsibility of Having Kids

Could Carrie Underwood be starting a country baby boom? If so, Kellie Pickler won’t be participating. The ‘Little Bit Gypsy’ singer isn’t just waiting to have kids -- she flat out doesn’t want them.

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Blake Shelton
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Blake Shelton Channels His Inner Rap Star With ‘U Can’t Touch This’ [Watch]

We know Blake Shelton is many things: talented singer, hilarious country superstar, winning 'The Voice' coach and proud husband. But did you know he's also a talented rapper? No, really!

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Eric Church
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Eric Church’s ‘The Outsiders’ Goes Platinum

Eric Church's Grammy-nominated 'The Outsiders' album has gone Platinum for one million in sales. It's an accomplishment very few artists can claim in 2014. In fact, only two country artists released albums this year and hit the one million mark.

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Craig Wayne Boyd
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Craig Wayne Boyd Wins Season 7 of ‘The Voice’

Add another win Blake Shelton's tally. Country singer Craig Wayne Boyd was crowned 'The Voice' winner on Tuesday night (Dec. 16).

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Luke Bryan Nephew
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Luke Bryan Brings 13-Year-Old Nephew to 2014 ACC Awards

The son of Luke Bryan’s recently deceased brother-in-law was his guest at the 2014 American Country Countdown Awards on Monday night (Dec. 15). Thirteen-year-old Til Cheshire joined the singer and his wife, Caroline, at the show.

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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban’s Reality Competition Past Helps Him Empathize With ‘American Idol’ Contestants

Keith Urban is one of the most popular judges in the history of 'American Idol,' and he says he has a special connection to the contestants on the show.

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