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Apr 20

Watch now: Trent Harmon draws on real-life heartbreak for “You Got ‘Em All” video

Big Machine RecordsTrent Harmon’s new video for “You Got ‘Em All” is every bit as heart-wrenching as the emotional single itself. The storyline draws on the real-life inspiration for the ballad, which Trent wrote in less than an hour after getting some devastating news. “My girlfriend just told me over the phone that she was moving to …

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Apr 20

Watch now: Jake Owen turns “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” into a 10-minute mini-movie

ABC RadioLess than a day after Jake Owen premiered his new video for “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” at an exclusive event at the CMA Theater in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the mini-movie is now available to view online. Jake followed Thursday’s video’s unveiling with a chat with director Justin Clough and  the video’s stars, Nashville’s Jake …

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Apr 20

Dierks Bentley makes a “Mountain” of media appearances on the West Coast

ABC/Randy HolmesDierks Bentley started the week by performing his top ten hit, “Woman, Amen,” on the 53rd ACM Awards, and things only got busier from there. The Arizona native stayed on the West Coast for a Wednesday appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where he again cued up “Women, Amen,” as well as “The Mountain,” for the Los Angeles audience. If you missed …

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Apr 20

Brett Young begs for “Mercy” Monday on “Good Morning America”

BMLGBrett Young will start the week begging for a little “Mercy.” The Academy of Country Music’s New Male Vocalist of the Year will perform his latest single Monday on Good Morning America. The show starts at 7 a.m. on ABC, with Brett’s performance to set to come up in the 8 a.m. hour. The California native is …

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Apr 20

A closer look at “Amos”: Michael Ray reveals cover art & track listing for sophomore album

Atlantic Michael Ray stands in the foreground on the cover of his new album, Amos, with a framed picture of his grandfather — who inspired the album’s title — behind him. The photo sits on a chest of drawers, along with what appears to be a bible, a watch, an ashtray and a coffee cup. The Florida …

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Apr 20

Maren Morris believes we’re desperate to meet in “The Middle,” in more ways than one

Nick Walker“The Middle,” Maren Morris’ pop hit with DJ/producer Zedd, sounds like a typical upbeat dance song about love, but Maren feels that it’s also a reflection of what our society needs at this moment in time. “I related to it so much, not so much like the vocal, but the meaning behind the song …

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Apr 20

“You really blew this, babe”: Hear Sugarland sing with Taylor Swift now

Big Machine RecordsSugarland has shared another track from their upcoming album Bigger, and it’s probably the one everybody’s most excited to hear. Titled “Babe,” the song features vocals by Taylor Swift, who co-wrote the song with Pat Monahan of the band Train.  Taylor offered the breakup song to the duo last year. “We’ve never put …

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Apr 20

Weed, Whiskey and Brothers Osborne: Why the 4/20 release “Port Saint Joe” is made for Record Store Day

EMI Records NashvillePort Saint Joe, the sophomore record from Brothers Osborne, arrives on 4/20, and it’s not exactly a coincidence that Friday’s date is also considered the unofficial holiday of pot smokers. After all, the project features a song called “Weed, Whiskey and Willie.”  On Saturday, a special Record Store Day edition of the album …

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Apr 19

Kelsea Ballerini’s $5,000 Las Vegas sweat session

ABC/Image Group LA Kelsea Ballerini’s sweat session last Saturday morning in Las Vegas raised $5,000 for ACM Lifting Lives. The “I Hate Love Songs” hitmaker hosted the first-ever ACM Workout for a Cause last weekend, with celebrity trainer Erin Oprea leading fans through some of her signature exercises. In addition to Kelsea, Oprea also trains Carrie Underwood and Kacey Musgraves. …

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Apr 19

Watch now: Dad Tyler Hubbard makes baby Olivia laugh

John Shearer/Getty ImagesIf you could use a little pick-me-up, all you need to do is check out Tyler Hubbard’s Instagram. “Somebody thinks I’m funny,” the Florida Georgia Line singer shared, along with an adorable video of himself making his baby daughter, Olivia Rose, giggle endlessly. Olivia was born December 23. Earlier this month, she attended …

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