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  1. Carrie Underwood leads nominations for CMT Music AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WMC-TV Memphis

    CMT announced Wednesday that Underwood scored two nominations for video of the year with the Grammy-winning "Something in the Water" and "Somethin' Bad," her duet with Miranda Lambert. Underwood also earned two nominations for female video of the year with "Something in the Water" and "Little Toy Guns."

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  2. New project in US South promotes music "triangle"Read the original story

    Saturday May 2 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the "Americana Music Triangle." Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  3. Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line early ACM winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Shelton may be going into Academy Country ... . Luke Bryan, left, and Blake Shelton, co-hosts of Sunday's 50th Academy of Country Music Awards, take part in a news conference on the event at AT&T Stadium on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Arlington, Texas.

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  4. Healthways decides against selling company after reviewRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    The company said Monday that its board unanimously decided that continuing to execute its strategic plan as a stand-alone public company is in the best interest of stockholders. Chairman Donato Tramuto said in a statement that even though the formal review process has ended, the board will continue to evaluate all opportunities to enhance shareholder value.

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  5. Oak Ridge Boys, Browns, Martin join country hallRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Vocal quartet The Oak Ridge Boys, Jim Ed Brown and his singing sisters, and longtime session guitarist Grady Martin are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. The Country Music Association announced their selection on Wednesday.

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  6. Glen Campbell's Oscar nod for original song caps his careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Campbell's career didn't end when he revealed he had Alzheimer's disease in 2... . This photo provided by PCH Films shows a portrait of Glen Campbell, during the production of the documentary film, "Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me," directed by James Keach.

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  7. Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Google said Tuesday it has selected four metro areas in the Southeast to receive its fiber optic service that can deliver Internet speeds at more than 50 times the national broadband average. The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina.

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  8. Deliberations start in rape trial for ex-Vanderbilt playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tenn. Former Vanderbilt football players Vandenburg... .

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  9. Little Jimmy Dickens remembered for humor, warmthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Dickens died Jan. 2, 2015, at the age of 94. . Country music performers, including Steve Wariner, Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Connie Smith, Carrie Underwood, and The Old Crow Medicine Show, perform "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" during the funeral service for Little Jimmy Dic... .

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  10. Times Square poll: Most feeling good about 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Times Square poll: Americans optimistic for 2015, give mixed reviews to 2014.; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm; . FILE - This Dec. 31, 2013, file photo shows Veronica Boshen of Allentown, PA., in her 2014 glasses while waiting for the ball drop celebration to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve, in New York.

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  11. Country singer Boyd crowned 'The Voice' championRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Craig Wayne Boyd, the country rocker from Blake Shelton's team, was named the winner of "The Voice" Tuesday. . In this image provided by NBC-TV Craig Wayne Boyd, poses his award Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014.

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  12. Marion Barry remembered for love of DCRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served: "Marion was born a sharecropper's son, came of age during the civil rights movement, and became a fixture in D.C. politics for decades. As a leader with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Marion helped advanced the cause of civil rights for all.

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  13. Luke Bryan leads American Country Countdown awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Fresh off his entertainer of the year win at the Country Music Association Awards, country star Luke Bryan leads the finalists for the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards. The awards show will be held Dec. 15 in Nashville, Tennessee, and broadcast live on Fox.

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  14. Miranda Lambert is 'All About That Bass'Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Blake Shelton isn't the only person Miranda Lambert is texting these days - she's also been chatting it up with breakthrough singer Meghan Trainor. The country star, who will perform with the "All About That Bass" singer at the Country Music Awards, said she has yet to meet the newcomer with the year's biggest hit.

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  15. Killer of comic 'Stringbean' being releasedRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    The killer of Grand Ole Opry and "Hee Haw" comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, is being released from prison after spending 40 years behind bars. WTVF-TV reports 64-year-old John A. Brown is being released from prison on Monday.

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  16. Madame Tussauds DC to add figure of Taylor SwiftRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Taylor Swift is getting double the love from Madame Tussauds wax museum with her figure being unveiled in both Washington and Hollywood. On Tuesday, the museum will add its new wax statue of the 24-year-old singer to its attraction in downtown Washington.

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  17. Milsap, Wiseman, Cochran become hall of famersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Ronnie Milsap, the blind country-soul singer and pianist, joined bluegrass vocalist Mac Wiseman and the late songwriter Hank Cochran as the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. At a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, country artists Vince Gill, Martina McBride and Hunter Hayes honored the inductees Sunday with tribute performances at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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  18. Jack White's keyboardist, Isaiah Owens, diesRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    A publicist for Jack White says the rocker is canceling his remaining tour dates in Mexico after the death of his band's keyboard player Isaiah "Ikey" Owens. The statement said Owens, 38, died Tuesday morning in Mexico.

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