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The Showdown: Keith Urban vs. Trent Harmon

These two Taste of Country Showdown competitors know each other very, very well. Keith Urban is the champion after his song "Wasted Time" knocked Thompson Square out of the winner's circle last weekend. On Monday and Tuesday he'll take on his protege, American Idol winner Trent Harmon.

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The Showdown: Gary Allan vs. Thomas Rhett

Gary Allan is the champion once again in the Taste of Country Showdown, but he's up against a really tough challenge from Thomas Rhett today and Thursday.

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Rick Diamond (2), Getty Images

The Showdown: Gary Allan vs. Mickey Guyton

Sorry, Chris Young. Gary Allan's fans turned out to vote overwhelmingly for his new song in the Showdown, giving him a big win over Young's latest.

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Rick Diamond (2), Getty Images

The Showdown: Josh Turner vs. Craig Morgan

The latest Showdown is shaping up as a battle between two good old country boys. Josh Turner has scored another big victory with his new single, "Hometown Girl," and he'll face a new challenge from Craig Morgan.

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The Showdown: Josh Turner vs. Clare Dunn

Josh Turner scored a big Showdown win this weekend. The country traditionalist began the next chapter of his career with "Hometown Girl," and ToC fans are loving it. Turner topped Joe Nichols "Undone," by a slim margin, setting up a contest between labelmates.

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The Showdown: Cole Swindell vs. Brad Paisley

A weekend Showdown pitted two very different types of love songs against each other. Cole Swindell's "What if" ballad "Middle of a Memory" faced "Wanna Be That Song," the brand new single from Brett Eldredge. Voting was extremely tight, with Swindell coming out on top to face a second Showdown challenger.

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The Showdown: High Valley vs. Kenny Chesney

High Valley have scored a nice Showdown victory with their new single, but wow, are they going to have their hands full today and over the weekend. The sibling duo will square off against Kenny Chesney in a new challenge.

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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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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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The Showdown: Cole Swindell vs. Tim McGraw

It's shaping up tp be a battle between two of the most affecting ballads currently at country radio in the new Showdown, as Cole Swindell's winning "You Should Be Here" squares off against "Humble and Kind," the brand-new single from Tim McGraw.

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The Showdown: Charles Kelley vs. Cole Swindell

Two new songs square off in today's Showdown as "Think of You," the new single from Chris Young, gets retired to the Showdown Hall of Fame. Charles Kelley and Cole Swindell both have new music on the radio. The two ballads are very different, and the two artists represent very different fan bases.

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The Showdown: Eric Church vs. Trisha Yearwood

Eric Church's fans turned out in droves to help him secure a Showdown win over Dan + Shay's latest single. Now the singer-songwriter will go head-to-head with one of country's greatest vocalists, Trisha Yearwood.

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Blake Shelton vs. Kacey Musgraves – The Showdown

Two ACM Awards nominees will square off in today's Showdown. Blake Shelton goes for win number five in a row with 'Boys 'Round Here.' That would put him into the Showdown Hall of Fame for the first time, but Female Vocalist of the Year Kacey Musgraves is standing in his way with her five-star rated single 'Blowin' Smoke.'

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Tate Stevens vs. Tracy Lawrence – The Showdown

It's difficult to label Tate Stevens' Friday Showdown win over Justin Moore's new song an upset. After all, the 'X Factor' winner proved he's a fan-favorite by winning the singing competition. The response to 'Power of a Love Song' is still impressive, however. Behind the strength of strong phone call voting, Stevens' debut single survived to find a new challenge today and tonight on Taste of Country Nights radio. 

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