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Lee Brice welcomes first daughter over the weekend

ABC/Rick RowellThe newest member of the Brice family has arrived! Lee Brice and his wife Sara greeted their first daughter, Trulee Nanette, Friday morning. Born in Nashville at 9:00 a.m., Trulee arrived weighing 7 pounds 13 ounces and measuring 20 inches. It sounds like she’s already a big hit with her brothers, 8-year-old Takoda and 3-year-old Ryker. “The boys were so sweet and …

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It's getting hot in here: Tim & Faith tease romantic video for “Speak to a Girl”

ABC/Image Group LA We don’t know much about Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s video for “Speak to a Girl,” except that it’ll be here Tuesday…and it looks to be steamy. The country super-couple shared multiple short clips of the music video Friday on social media. In Faith’s, the two are clad entirely in black, as she nuzzles a seated Tim …

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Brad Paisley surprises Chicago-area high school graduates with commencement performance

ABC/Image Group LA The class of 2017 at Barrington High School near Chicago will likely never forget their commencement on Friday: Brad Paisley surprised the graduating seniors with a performance. Paisley was at the ceremony — which took place at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois — after students entered a video contest …

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Play That Funky Music: Brad Paisley kicks off CMA Music Festival with a disco tune

ABC/Image Group LANext week may be the busiest one in country music all year, but Brad Paisley will be starting things off singing a decidedly different tune. Sunday night, Brad headlines the first-ever Disco Party for the Alzheimer’s Association at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon.  Brad’s wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, is on the host committee. As part of the fun, …

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Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion and Dustin Lynch bound for the big stage at CMA Music Festival

CMALess than a week before the beginning of CMA Music Festival 2017, the star-studded lineup is still growing. CMA Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne, as well as Old Dominion and Dustin Lynch, have all been added to the nightly concerts on the main stage at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. The Country Music Association made the additions official Friday on social media. …

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Jon Pardi gets “Lucky Tonight” on tour, with a little help from CMT

CMT Jon Pardi is currently enticing crowds to show up early to see his opening set on the What the Hell Tour with Dierks Bentley and Cole Swindell. When summer’s over, though, he’s moving to the top of the bill. The “Head over Boots” hitmaker will headline the 16th incarnation of CMT on Tour, and he’s bringing some buddies …

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Chris Stapleton reveals broken finger is the reason he's missing three weeks of dates

ABC/Image Group LAWe now know why Chris Stapleton was forced to postpone three weeks of his All-American Road Show tour and cancel his appearance on the main stage at CMA Music Festival. In a letter posted to his website, the From A Room singer revealed he’s dealing with “a broken bone & a detached tendon in [his] right index finger.” …

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“This One's for You”: Luke Combs' no-boxes, best-twelve-I've-got approach to his debut album

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs is in a pretty enviable position these days: he’s going into the release of his first album, This One’s for You, with a two-week #1 under his belt. “I think it’s probably somewhere in the middle, sonically speaking,” he says of how that #1 hit, “Hurricane,” compares to the rest of his …

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“Nashville” recap: “Back in the Saddle Again”

CMTOn the mid-season premiere of Nashville on CMT, devastated by scathing reviews for her gospel album, Juliette Barnes threw herself into helping Maddie Jaymes with her burgeoning career. Though the two initially butted heads over the approach to a song, Rayna Jaymes’ teenage daughter eventually acquiesced to Juliette’s way of thinking. Deacon Claybourne struggled to run Highway …

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“These boys dope, man!”: Nelly breaks down why Florida Georgia Line is “Smooth”

Courtesy of BMLG RecordsFriday night in Austin, Texas, Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots Tour officially morphs into the Smooth trek. Joining the duo for their summer dates are Chris Lane, rapper Nelly and sometimes the Backstreet Boys. Of course, Nelly and FGL have already had a major crossover hit together, with their breakthrough smash “Cruise.” “These guys, the reason …

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