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Randy Travis
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Randy Travis Makes Rare Public Appearance

Randy Travis made a rare public appearance last week, one of the few times the country legend has been seen in public since suffering a stroke last year.

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Eric Church
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Eric Church Launches New Boot Line

Eric Church is known for having an edgy and creative style and now he's taking that to the fashion world by teaming up with boot maker Lucchese to create an exclusive line of boots especially for his fans.

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New Artist Showcase on Chase Bryant [VIDEO]

There are so many new names in country music. We now have 2 singers with the first name of Chase on the country charts.  Chase Rice ("Ready, Set, Let's Roll") and Chase Bryant with "Take It On Back."

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Terry Wyatt, Getty Images

HAWK Video Spotlight on David Nail’s ‘Kiss You Tonight’

I'm wondering how many remember David Nail on the HAWK New Country Showcase at the 2002 Spiediefest and Balloon Rally with Anthony Smith and James Otto.  This was back before "Let It Rain" and "Whatever She's Got" hit the top of the charts.

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Kenny Chesney
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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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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

5 Things You May Not Know About Kenny Chesney

I'll never forget meeting a new singer by the name of Kenny Chesney in the lobby of the Opryland Hotel in Nashville.  There was no fanfare or any ruckus as Kenny was just starting out and actually hanging out with one of our DJ's at the time on the HAWK, Laura Mills.  Laura moved to Nashville and insisted that I meet her friend Kenny Chensey.  Really nice guy.

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Garth Brooks
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Garth Brooks Breaks His Own Ticket Sales Record in Florida

Just a few months into his great return to country music and Garth Brooks is already back to breaking records. The legend is proving yet again that he's the real deal, becoming the first artist ever to sell seven consecutive shows at Atlanta's Philips Arena and toppling his own ticket sales record in Chicago. Now, he's doing the same in the Sunshine State.

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Dierks Bentley
Vevo

Dierks Bentley’s ‘Say You Do’ Video Finds Singer Heartsick and Alone

Dierks Bentley's 'Say You Do' is a more serious release for the singer following 'Drunk on a Plane.' The video may have one thing in common with the previous, but it's a drastic change musically.

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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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Tim McGraw
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Tim McGraw Enters a ‘Mexicoma’ on Sundown Heaven Town Tour [Exclusive Video]

Tim McGraw has spent a large portion of 2014 out on the road for his Sundown Heaven Town Tour, traveling the country and promoting his new album. This concert clip -- available exclusively for Taste of Country readers -- shows just a slice of the delicious pie you get when you see the superstar in concert, but it's a hot bite. Watch McGraw perform 'Mexicoma' in Phoenix!

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