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The “Golden Hour” dawns for Kacey Musgraves in 2018

ABC/Paula LoboKacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour is coming in early 2018. The CMA and Grammy winner describes her fourth album as “trippy,” borrowing stylistically from a diverse group of influences ranging from disco gods the Bee Gees, to soul chanteuse Sade, to folk/rock icon Neil Young. Kacey explains the album’s title to Entertainment Weekly:  “On this …

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Blake Shelton may be the Sexiest Man Alive, but Gwen Stefani says his diet isn’t

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCYou apparently don’t have to follow a strict diet and strenuous exercise routine to be People’s Sexiest Man Alive, according to Blake Shelton’s main squeeze, Gwen Stefani. Gwen recently told Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis she was fairly horrified when she realized what her boyfriend eats. “Everything’s fried,” …

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“What If” Kane Brown kicked off 2018 in Hollywood?

ABCKane Brown will be ringing in the New Year at a Hollywood party. The “What Ifs” hitmaker will kick off 2018 by performing on the West Coast portion of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Kelly Clarkson will also be on the Los-Angeles-based part of the ABC tradition, which will be hosted …

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“What Makes You” #1? Clear a space for Luke Bryan on “Billboard”‘s all-genre chart

ABC/Paula LoboMake way for Luke Bryan at the top of the all-genre Billboard 200 chart! Forecasters expect the four-time Entertainer of the Year to sell around 110,000 copies of What Makes You Country, his new album that came out last Friday. That would put Luke on track to notch his fourth career #1 on the all-genre …

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Step away from the computer: Kelsea Ballerini admits she’s “Unapologetically” an online shopper

ABC/Image Group LASince Kelsea Ballerini will be a newlywed this Christmas, you might think it’d be hard to squeeze in some holiday shopping amid all the festivities with new husband Morgan Evans. But the “Legends” hitmaker confesses for her, it’s not a problem. “I love online shopping. Um, it’s also an issue for me,” she …

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Hey baby, let’s go to Vegas: ACM Awards return to MGM Grand Garden Arena in 2018

Academy of Country MusicAfter a year at nearby T-Mobile Arena, the ACM Awards are returning to their longtime home at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in 2018. The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards will be Sunday, April 15, with the telecast airing live on CBS starting at 8 p.m. ET. Tickets go …

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Beaux is a no-go: Father-to-be Dylan Scott plays the name game with wife Blair

Curb RecordsDylan Scott could become a daddy most anytime now, as he and his wife Blair await the arrival of their first little one. Even though his first #1, “My Girl,” was inspired by his high school sweetheart, who became his bride, the Louisiana native is, in fact, expecting a boy. “We’ll have a baby …

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“A Day with Dolly”: The country icon stops by “Sprout House” for new children’s special

Universal Kids, NBCUniversalYou can spend A Day with Dolly starting on Tuesday, as the entertainment icon stars in a new Sprout House special that premieres at 11:05 a.m. ET on Universal Kids. Dolly will perform songs like “A Friend Like You,” “You Can Do It” and “Together Forever,” all from her first-ever children’s album, I …

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Luke Bryan locks in his 19th #1, pays tribute to Lionel Richie

ABC/Paula LoboLuke Bryan brings home the 19th #1 of his career this week, as “Light It Up” ascends to the top of the country chart. “Light It Up” is the lead single from the Georgia native’s new What Makes You Country album. He’ll perform the track “Most People Are Good” Tuesday on The Ellen DeGeneres …

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Chris Stapleton takes “Volume 2” to #1, as the second “From A Room” set debuts

ABC/Image Group LAChris Stapleton captures the top spot on Billboard’s country albums chart this week, with the second volume of his recordings From A Room. The CMA Male Vocalist of the Year sold 116,000 copies of From A Room:  Volume 2, with a total that increases to 125,000 units when you account for album-equivalent units. …

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