Steve Nedved

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Best Week Ever: "Black" Is Definitely Dierks Bentley's Color

ABC/Image Group LAIt looks like Black is definitely Dierks Bentley’s color. This week, his latest project officially becomes the fastest-selling one of his career, debuting at number one on both Billboard’s all-genre Top Album Sales chart and the country ranking as well. Only Drake’s powerhouse Views record keeps him from topping the Billboard 200 too.   Dierks has a date Wednesday night to …

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Rapper Pitbull Plots CMT Awards Performance with Cassadee Pope

CMTThey’re calling it “the loudest night in country music,” and now rapper Pitbull is turning out to turn up the volume with Cassadee Pope and British songstress Leona Lewis on the CMT Awards. While we don’t know what they’ll perform, they join the growing list of cross-genre collaborations that include Dierks Bentley and Elle King, …

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"Bachelorette" Bound: Charles Kelley's Romantic Serenade

Capitol Records NashvilleLook for Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley Monday night on The Bachelorette. No, the happily-married new father’s status hasn’t changed — he’s just serenading single girl JoJo Fletcher and bachelor Chase after their hot yoga date on the episode. He’ll sing “The Only One Who Gets Me,” a song he actually wrote about his …

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Carrie Underwood Ready to Ring "Church Bells" on CMT Awards

Arista NashvilleYou can add Carrie Underwood to the list of stars who’ll be taking the stage at this week’s 2016 CMT Music Awards. The all-time record-holder for Video of the Year wins tells People she’ll do her latest hit, “Church Bells.” This year, she’s up for Video of the Year again, and could take home …

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June 9th 10am-2pm Pie Auction

Blake Shelton: Fully-Clothed Underwear Model

ABC/Image Group LAIf the phrase “Blake Shelton: underwear model” brings to mind visions of the country crooner in his skivvies, well, Mr. “Came Here to Forget” says you’ve got it all wrong.  While Blake’s a spokesperson for Gildan underwear, you’re not going to see him half-naked in ads any time soon. “You’ve got all these underwear …

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"Summer" Lovin': Cassadee Pope Relives Her Beachside Romances

Big Machine Label GroupCassadee Pope gets personal on “Summer,” the follow-up to her number one duet with Chris Young.  It’s all about her love life growing up by the ocean in the Sunshine State. “I wrote it from personal experience. I mean, there’s been those summer romances, growing up in Florida by the beach,” she tells ABC Radio. …

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Frankie Ballard Brings a Little Jimi Hendrix to CMA Music Festival

Warner Music NashvilleIt looks like Frankie Ballard may be country’s answer to Jimi Hendrix. Just like the legend did at Woodstock, the Michigan native will kick off the Friday night concert at CMA Music Festival with an electric-guitar-fueled version of “The Star Spangled Banner.” Frankie’s new album El Rio, which features his hit single, “It …

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Eli Young Band Preaches the "Saltwater Gospel"

The Valory Music Co.Eli Young Band is back with a new song that sounds like it was made for summer. “Saltwater Gospel” follows their hits “Crazy Girl,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and “Drunk Last Night,” and is the lead single from their forthcoming new album. “Sometimes you just have that gut feeling you’ve …

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Mitchell men claim $50,000 lottery prize

Philip Picha and Mike Hilton of Mitchell have been buying lottery tickets together for 20 years. When they win, they split their prize. Each man is now $25,000 richer thanks to a Powerball ticket from the June 1 drawing. The South Dakota Lottery Association says the pair matched four of five white ball numbers and …

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