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  1. Kris Kristofferson Tribute Concert to Include Willie Nelson, Lady Antebellum & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Billboard

    Country music Hall of Famer Kris Kristofferson will be honored at a special tribute concert in Nashville, Tennessee, featuring performances by Willie Nelson, Rosanne Cash, Eric Church and Lady Antebellum. The singer-songwriter will also perform at "The Life and Songs of Kris Kristofferson," which will be taped at Bridgestone Arena on March 16. Additional artists include Dierks Bentley, Ryan Bingham, Emmylou Harris, Jamey Johnson, Darius Rucker and Trisha Yearwood.

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  2. Little Big Town on Their Misunderstood No. 1 Hit 'Girl Crush': 'We...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Billboard

    From left: Karen Fairchild of LBT, songwriter Lori Mckenna, songwriter Hillary Lindsey, Kimberly Schlapman of LBT, Jimi Westbrook of LBT, Phillip Sweet of LBT and songwriter Liz Rose photographed on Nov. 2, 2015 at Houston Station in Nashville, Tenn. At a moment when feel-good party jams ruled the country airwaves, Little Big Town -- Karen Fairchild, 46; Kimberly Schlapman, 46; Jimi Westbrook, 44; and Phillip Sweet, 41 -- dared to release a spare, sensual ballad about woman-on-woman jealousy that became 2015's most talked-about country single.

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  3. Nashville Industry Veteran Darcy Miller Lashinsky Passes Away UnexpectedlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Billboard

    Darcy Miller Lashinsky , the wife of Nashville-based independent promoter Darin Lashinsky , president of NS2 , passed away unexpectedly of unknown causes on Friday, Dec. 4th. Most recently working as a freelance writer, Lashinsky was previously employed at Warner Bros.

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  4. Blake Shelton Roasts Luke Bryan At CMT Artists Of The Year, Kenny Rogers HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Billboard

    Country star Blake Shelton interrupted the lovefest on the CMT Artists of the Year show with a slightly profane mini-roast of his good friend Luke Bryan . Both Shelton and Bryan picked up honors at the awards show aired live on CMT on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  5. Ed Sheeran Signs Foy Vance As Second Artist to His Gingerbread Man LabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Billboard

    It's good to have friends in high places: Ed Sheeran has signed touring buddy Foy Vance to his Gingerbread Man Records label, marking the second signing for Sheeran after the smashing success of his first signee, Jamie Lawson, whose album debuted at No. 1 in the UK this past October.

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  6. Lera Lynn Breaks Out From 'True Detective'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Billboard

    Singer songwriter Lera Lynn looks nothing like the character she played on season two of HBO's crime noir series, True Detective , who sang woeful drug ballads in a seedy dive bar. Lynn said the main actors Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell probably never caught a glimpse of her on set without her makeup on, which included track marks and bruises on her arms, dark circles under her eyes, oily hair and yellow teeth.

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  7. CMT to Honor Kenny Rogers as Artist Of a LifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Billboard

    Kenny Rogers , who earlier this year announced his retirement from touring, will be honored as the CMT Artist of a Lifetime for his extensive music career spanning across multiple genres for decades. Country Music Television will present the award to Rogers at the CMT Artists of the Year awards show in Nashville, Tennessee on Dec. 2. CMT will also give out a new award, the 2015 CMT Artists of the Year Breakout award, to country singer songwriter Chris Stapleton after he had a surprise sweep of three awards at this year's Country Music Association Awards.

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  8. Tool Shares 2016 Tour Dates With PrimusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Billboard

    Rejoice, Tool fans! Even though frontman Maynard James Keenan thinks some of you are "insufferable," he's still willing to perform for you. After playing one concert in 2015, the alt-metal band will return for a proper 2016 tour alongside fellow prog-y rockers Primus .

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  9. First Listen: Radio Disney Country Knocks Down Format's Traditional WallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Billboard

    Kelsea Ballerini and Taylor Swift perform onstage during The 1989 World Tour live in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 25, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  10. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington Plans to Finish Tour After Heart Attack, Johnny Van Zant SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Billboard

    Lynyrd Skynyrd's Johnny Van Zant and Gary Rossington perform at the Charlie Daniels' 2015 Volunteer Jam at Bridgestone Arena on Aug. 12, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Lynyrd Skynyrd 's latest CD/DVD set -- the just-released Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd & Second Helping -- Live From Jacksonville at the Florida Theatre -- captures the band live on stage.

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  11. Actor Tom Hiddleston Sings as Hank Williams in Nashville:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Billboard

    British actor Tom Hiddleston gave a once-in-a-lifetime performance when he hopped on stage in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday to sing after a premiere of the Hank Williams biopic, I Saw the Light . Hiddleston spent months learning how to talk and sing like the iconic country singer for the role in the Sony Pictures Classics film, set for release in March 2016.

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  12. Nashville Notes: Lady Antebellum Star Drops Solo Single;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Billboard

    Charles Kelley and wife Cassie McConnell attend the Vh1 Save The Music Musically Mastered Menu at The Cordelle on April 27, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Here is your weekly roundup of goings on -- artist signings, staffing moves, good news and more -- in the wide world of country music.

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  13. Watch a 72-Year-Old Grandma Freak Out Watching Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger DuetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Billboard

    Taylor Swift and Mick Jagger perform onstage during The 1989 World Tour live in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena at Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 26, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  14. Hunter Hayes (Finally) Reveals Location for CMT Instant Jam SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Billboard

    Hunter Hayes greets campers during the ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp Studio Day With Hunter Hayes And Ross Copperman on June 22, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Over the past few days, Billboard has kept fans up to date on Hunter Hayes , who will be performing as part of the CMT Instant Jam series tonight in Lexington, Kentucky.

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  15. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Them Crooked Vultures, Phoenix Kick Off ACLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Billboard

    Black Keys singer-guitarist-producer Dan Auerbach brought together studio musicians with diverse backgrounds in rock, soul, Latin and country for his new band, The Arcs . The result? "We are killing it all the time," Auerbach said with a laugh in a recent interview.

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  16. Kip Moore Opens 'Comeback Kid' Skate Parks for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Billboard

    Country singer Kip Moore's style is more surfboards and skateboards than cowboy boots, so when he wanted to help children from low-income areas, he found inspiration in his own passions. Last month in Annapolis, Maryland, Moore opened the first of four skate parks he is helping to fund with the Comeback Kid Skatepark Project, an initiative of his donor-advised charitable fund, Kip's Kids Fund.

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  17. Miranda Lambert Sings Loretta Lynn's Divorce Classic 'Rated X' at ACM HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Billboard

    In the course of an awards show broadcast, not every category can get the time and attention that each merit. With that in mind, the Academy of Country Music makes a trip east to Nashville each September to do just that.

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  18. Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Alabama and Eric Church Feted at ACM HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Billboard

    In the course of an awards show broadcast, not every category can get the time and attention that each merit. With that in mind, the Academy of Country Music makes a trip east to Nashville each September to do just that.

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  19. The Chainsmokers Announce Friend Zone Tour Dates: ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Billboard

    Disruptor Records' EDM duo The Chainsmokers will be taking their #SELFIEs across 30-plus cities in six weeks with their upcoming Friend Zone Tour, Billboard can exclusively reveal. Kicking it off in Nashville at Marathon Music Works, the pair will hit stages from California to Illinois in hopes of creating a "mental" experience for their fans.

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  20. Lecrae Leads GMA Dove Awards NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Billboard

    Christian rapper Lecrae leads the pack of nominees for the 46th annual Dove Awards with seven nominations, including artist of the year, thanks to his chart-topping album, "Anomaly." The Gospel Music Association announced on Wednesday the nominees for the awards, which will be held on Oct. 13 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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