Steve Nedved

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May 19

Chris Janson Books 100 Dates for His "Boat" This Summer

Sweet Talk PublicityChris Janson plans to take his “Boat” out this summer. Named for his platinum single that’s up for Breakthrough Video of the Year at the upcoming CMT Music Awards, the Buy Me a Boat Tour kicks off this Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland. “Performing is one of my favorite things to do,” he says. “I …

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May 19

"Nashville" Recap: "It's Sure Gonna Hurt"

ABCOn Wednesday night’s Nashville, Rayna Jaymes and Deacon Claybourne worked to pick up the pieces of their shattered union, but a trip to counseling only left them more dejected, feeling like they were repeating the same pattern over and over. What seemed like a promising romance for Juliette Barnes and Noah West, played by Derek Hough, ended too soon, with Juliette feeling like something …

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May 18

Homegrown at the Hall of Fame: The History of Zac Brown Band

ABC/Image Group LAZac Brown is headed for the Hall of Fame. His Georgia-based band will be the subject of a new exhibit set to open at the downtown Nashville institution this July 22. “It’s an incredible honor to have the history of our band captured by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum,” Zac …

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May 18

Dustin Lynch Helps Music City Give Back

Justin Nolan KeyDustin Lynch will headline this year’s Music City Gives Back concert June 7 in Nashville. Rodney Atkins hosts the show for the sixth year, with Canaan Smith, Craig Campbell, and new artist Lanco also set to take the stage at the corner of 5th Avenue and Demonbreun Street downtown. If you’re not able to make it to Music City on …

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May 18

Why Blake Shelton Is "Doing It to Country Songs" with The Oak Ridge Boys

Warner Music Nashville“Doing It to Country Songs”– that’s the eyebrow-raising title of one of the tracks on Blake Shelton’s new album, If I’m Honest. And while we’ll have to wait until Friday to find out if the song lives up to its title, we do know the comic tune was written by Paul Overstreet, the nineties hitmaker who …

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May 18

Charles Esten Speaks Out About the Cancellation of "Nashville," Saying He's Grateful — but ABC Made a Mistake

ABC With the fictional world of ABC’s Nashville now cancelled, it was back to real-life Music City this week for leading man Charles Esten, as he played golf in Vince Gill’s annual charity tournament. Overall, the actor who brought Deacon Claybourne to life is staying positive, even though he’s lost his steady gig. “Well, I tell you what. I’ve …

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May 17

Carrie Underwood Plans "Forever" Home with Husband Mike Fisher

Paul Costello / Country LivingCarrie Underwood apparently has a new house in the works, according to the new issue of Country Living. “My husband, Mike [Fisher], and I are designing our ‘forever’ home,” she tells the magazine in an article titled “9 Things Carrie Underwood Can’t Live Without.” “My must-haves are a wood-burning fireplace, a …

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May 17

Garth Brooks Excited to Play for NYC Fans at Yankee Stadium: "They Know Their Country Music Here"

Mark TuckerIn 1997, Garth Brooks’ massive free concert in New York City’s Central Park was an enormous success.  So he knew that if and when he came back to the Big Apple, it had to be something equally as special.  That’s why he’s performing his first New York-area concert since 1997 at Yankee Stadium. Speaking …

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May 17

Martina McBride to Get "Reckless" on Daytime TV

ABC/Image Group LAHot on the heels of her new album debuting at number two on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Martina McBride sits down to discuss Reckless with Kathie Lee and Hoda Wednesday on the fourth hour of NBC’s Today show. Next Monday, the four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year continues making the media …

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May 17

Miranda Lambert's "Flame" Burns Bright Even in the Rain

ABC/Image Group LAEven the rain couldn’t dampen Miranda Lambert’s enthusiasm as she kicked off her Keeper of the Flame tour this past weekend in Maryland Heights, Missouri. “I am so ready!” the seven-time ACM Female Vocalist of the Year told the crowd during her eclectic 20-song set that included covers ranging from Foghat’s “Slow Ride” to Little Feat’s …

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