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Thomas Rhett sums up his “Life Changes” with a snapshot

ABC/Mark Levine2017 was a year of Life Changes for Thomas Rhett:  he and wife Lauren adopted now-2-year-old Willa Gray from a Ugandan orphanage in May, before their first biological child — Ada James — came on the scene in August. As the clock counts down toward 2018, TR is taking stock of all that’s happened. “Feeling very blessed this holiday season,” he shared on …

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Kelsea Ballerini ends 2017 “Unapologetically” in the top ten

ABC/Image Group LA Kelsea Ballerini finishes 2017 with “Legends” — the lead single from her sophomore album — firmly seated in country’s top ten. Unapologetically also claims a spot on Billboard’s year-end rundown of the 10 Best Country Albums as well. “A beautiful reminder that following your heart and trusting in your path is what leads you to success,” …

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Midland comes out on top: “The Washington Post” likes 2017 served “On the Rocks”

ABC/Randy HolmesWhat was the best country album of 2017? According to The Washington Post, it was Midland’s debut, On the Rocks. Saying “this Texas trio’s flawless neo-honky-tonk album felt so perfect for this inside-out year,” The Post not only ranked On the Rocks as the best country album of the year, but the best album, period, of the past 12 months. “Very …

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Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd celebrate engagement with a party in Texas

ABC/Image Group LAMaren Morris and Ryan Hurd celebrated their engagement in style while in Texas this Christmas. The country singers, who announced their engagement in July, shared several photos of an alcohol-filled engagement party while Maren was visiting her family in Texas for the holidays. “A proper Texas engagement party, complete with ring shots,” Maren captions a photo of the …

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Jason Aldean’s family surprised him with the “coolest” Christmas gift

ABC/Image Group LAThe Aldean family has much to be thankful for this holiday season: they celebrated baby Memphis‘ first Christmas on Dec. 25. While Memphis was surely showered with gifts, it was Jason who gushed about his personal favorite Christmas present on social media. Jason wrote, “Maybe the coolest Christmas gift ever from @brittanyaldean and the kiddos. The new Bowling Championship belt for …

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Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans share their first Christmas as newlyweds

ABC/Image Group LAKelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans celebrated their first Christmas as a married couple on Dec. 25 and it looked magical. Kelsea shared some of their new traditions on social media, which included Mr. and Mrs. onesies and some homemade Christmas cookies. “Annual Christmas Eve onesies that mom picks…she’s outdone herself this year…,” Kelsea captioned a photo of herself …

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Luke Bryan gifted his wife two baby kangaroos for Christmas

ABC/Mark LevineLuke Bryan outdid himself in the gift giving department this Christmas as the country singer gifted his wife, Caroline, with two baby kangaroos, much to her amazement. In a video posted to Instagram, Luke is seen in his Christmas pajamas as he’s giving his wife her unique presents. “All right, we have Caroline’s gifts,” he says. “This is Caroline’s …

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Baby Bellum: Lady A’s Dave Haywood and wife welcome daughter Lillie Renee

ABC/Mark LevineLady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott is expecting twins, but her bandmate Dave Haywood has beaten her to the delivery room. He and his wife Kelli welcomed daughter Lillie Renee on December 22 at 11:14 am.  She weighed in at 7lbs, 6 oz, and joins three-year-old brother Cash in the Haywood family. On Instagram, Dave wrote,  …

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Meant to Be: FGL’s Tyler Hubbard welcomes daughter Olivia Rose

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicIt was a pre-Christmas present for Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and his wife Hayley. The couple welcomed daughter Olivia Rose Saturday night, Tyler revealed on Instagram.  He wrote, “I had no idea I could love somebody as much as I love @hayley_hubbard but last night God gave us Olivia Rose and melted our hearts.” …

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Garth Brooks records the final night of his tour for a new live album

ABC Radio“Welcome to the very last show of the World Tour,” Garth Brooks told the crowd Saturday night at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, before teasing he was free to play all night, since he doesn’t have another gig for a while. In the end, the six-time CMA Entertainer of the Year sang for close to two-and-a-half hours, in …

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