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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban Returning to American Idol

Even though the ratings drop lower and lower each year, American Idol producers say they're sticking with the show and their judges' panel.

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Brantley Gilbert Up Close
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Brantley Gilbert Goes Home to Prove New Album Is ‘Just as I Am’

Taste of Country followed Brantley Gilbert home to Maysville, Ga. to get UpClose with the singer, and it was there that he proved that his new album 'Just as I Am' is purely Gilbert ... just the way he is.

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Jake Owen
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Jake Owen Wants to Share His New Hobby With Fans

Country stars are used to being in front of the camera, always cheesing it up on the red carpet and at events. But Jake Owen reveals that he actually likes to be behind the lens, and he's ready to share his photography hobby with his fans.

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Randy Travis
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Randy Travis Reportedly Unable to Speak After Stroke

Reports have been mixed about Randy Travis's recovery after he suffered a stroke last summer. Recent reports say that the singer is no longer able to speak.

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Jimmy C. Newman
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Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dead at 86

Grand Ole Opry mainstay Jimmy C. Newman died on Saturday (June 21) in Nashville after a brief battle with cancer. He was 86.

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Jana Kramer Is Happy Being Single, But Still Believes in Love

Despite a broken engagement from Brantley Gilbert that generated quite a bit of buzz, Jana Kramer says she's enjoying the single life. And much like her new single, 'Love,' she admits she does still believe in love.

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Traci Taylor
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New Artist Spotlight: JB Aaron [WATCH]

Friday was the perfect day for a road-trip to Canandaigua to catch Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell and Frankie Ballard. What I didn't know was that I was in for a treat- a post concert parking lot concert of sorts.

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Eric Church
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Eric Church Still Misses His Night With George Strait

Eric Church was on stage when George Strait sang his final song earlier this month in Texas. The 'Cold One' singer was part of a team of openers for the final, record-setting Cowboy Rides Away Tour stop, and he says he misses that moment.

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Luke Bryan’s ‘Roller Coaster’ Video Ignites Summer Love [Watch]

Luke Bryan's 'Roller Coaster' video is truly a fun ride.

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Dierks Bentley
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Dierks Bentley Cuts Theme Song for ‘Biker Battleground Phoenix’ [Listen]

Dierks Bentley will soon be a star on the History Channel ... sort of. The 'Drunk on a Plane' singer has written and recorded the theme song to a new show on the network titled 'Biker Battleground Phoenix.'

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