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Carly Pearce admits she is “obsessed” with Kacey Musgraves

Allister Ann Carly Pearce has found an unlikely, and perhaps unfortunate, connection with Kacey Musgraves. While plenty of fans are clinging to Carly’s story of recovering from a devastating break-up in her 29: Written in Stone album, Carly is finding inspiration from Kacey, in Kacey’s just-released star-crossed record, released after Kacey and Ruston Kelly ended their marriage. “They filed for divorce right after …

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Scotty McCreery urges patience for his younger self

Jeff Ray Scotty McCreery found more success in his teenage years than most, winning season 10 of American Idol when he was just 17 years old. Even so, now that he is 27 and has a successful career in country music, the North Carolina native knows exactly what he would tell a younger version of himself if he …

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Lainey Wilson’s “Things a Man Oughta Know” almost didn’t make the album

Alex Berger Lainey Wilson just scored her first #1 hit with “Things a Man Oughta Know,” from her freshman Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’ album. The song, written by Lainey, along with Jason Nix and Jonathan Singleton, is extra special to the singer, for a specific reason. “An unknown fact about ‘Things a Man Oughta Know’ is, it almost did not make …

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StubHub says Luke Combs, Garth Brooks among most in-demand acts live acts for 2021, Kenny Chesney in top 10 for 2022

Courtesy StubHub Luke Combs and Garth Brooks are among the most in-demand acts for 2021, according to ticket marketplace StubHub. Luke came in second on the list, while Garth — who canceled the remainder of his Stadium Tour amid COVID-19 concerns — came in fourth. Chris Stapleton landed at fifth place on the list, with the Eagles — which now include Vince …

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Lee Brice scored a touchdown in country music, thanks to his football career

Ryan Smith Before Lee Brice attempted to find success as a country music singer, he had big aspirations of being a professional football player — a dream that almost came true. Lee earned a scholarship to play football at Clemson University, until an elbow injury permanently derailed any hopes of a career in sports. Instead, he switched his …

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Carly Pearce admits she is “obsessed” with Kacey Musgraves

Allister Ann Carly Pearce has found an unlikely, and perhaps unfortunate, connection with Kacey Musgraves. While plenty of fans are clinging to Carly’s story of recovering from a devastating break-up in her 29: Written in Stone album, Carly is finding inspiration from Kacey, in Kacey’s just-released star-crossed record, released after Kacey and Ruston Kelly ended their marriage. “They filed for divorce right after …

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Scotty McCreery urges patience for his younger self

Jeff Ray Scotty McCreery found more success in his teenage years than most, winning season 10 of American Idol when he was just 17 years old. Even so, now that he is 27 and has a successful career in country music, the North Carolina native knows exactly what he would tell a younger version of himself if he …

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Country star trivia

On this day in 1999, this “Jolene” singer and songwriter was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Can you name her? ANSWER: Dolly Parton. Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Carly Pearce admits she is “obsessed” with Kacey Musgraves

Allister Ann Carly Pearce has found an unlikely, and perhaps unfortunate, connection with Kacey Musgraves. While plenty of fans are clinging to Carly’s story of recovering from a devastating break-up in her 29: Written in Stone album, Carly is finding inspiration from Kacey, in Kacey’s just-released star-crossed record, released after Kacey and Ruston Kelly ended their marriage. “They filed for divorce right after …

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Scotty McCreery urges patience for his younger self

Jeff Ray Scotty McCreery found more success in his teenage years than most, winning season 10 of American Idol when he was just 17 years old. Even so, now that he is 27 and has a successful career in country music, the North Carolina native knows exactly what he would tell a younger version of himself if he …

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