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It’s True! One Of The Backstreet Boys Joins The Country Music Association

There’s the AJ McLean you think you know…the trendsetter and member of one of the most successful groups of all time, the multi-platinum selling Backstreet Boys. A group that has become the best selling boy band in history, having sold over 140 million records, and have earned themselves a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Then […]

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Country Music Blog Rodeo: Music & Touring in 2013

A new year is upon us and that can only mean one thing…new music is heading your way! What can you expect from the country music scene in 2013? Will pop-country dominate the charts again or will traditional country experience a resurgence?  Will Kenny be the king of the tour circuit this summer or will […]

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Country/Pop Crossover Success

The recent ACM awards were a virtual who’s who of young country. Stars like Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift were front and center for the night’s festivities. Though traditional country music is still alive and well, the night was owned by country-pop crossover star, Taylor Swift. Taylor has sold millions of albums, won […]

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Taylor’s Crossover Success

The recent ACM awards were a virtual who’s who of young country. Stars like Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift were front and center for the night’s festivities. Though traditional country music is still alive and well, the night was owned by country-pop crossover star, Taylor Swift. Taylor has sold millions of albums, won […]

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Win a pair of tickets to see Miranda Lambert in Sin City

Country Music superstar Miranda Lambert — who took home trophys at last week’s Country Music Association Awards for female vocalist of the year, album of the year and video of the year — will be playing The Palms Las Vegas on Dec. 10, and we scored a pair of tickets for one lucky CMP reader! Eric Church is […]

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Miranda Lambert: ‘I Still Don’t Think of Myself as Famous’

“To say that 2010 has been an exciting and amazing year seems like an understatement,” says country music’s latest darling, Miranda Lambert. She’s not kidding. This year alone, the 26-year-old has gotten engaged to country singer and soon-to-be-inducted Grand Ole Opry member Blake Shelton; recorded a version of “Coal Miner’s Daughter” with Loretta Lynn and […]

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Brad Paisley inks first major book deal

Country music superstar Brad Paisley will publish his first major book, titled The Diary of a Player, with Howard Books, an imprint of Simon and Schuster. The new book, set to release in May 2011, is a salute to the guitar gods of country, blues, and rock & roll who have shaped his life.  The book will be […]

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Jamey Johnson’s ‘Guitar’ puts a new strum on country music

Jamey Johnson drives the last car Waylon Jennings owned, and he rents office space that the late guitarist and producer Chet Atkins once occupied. But the acclaimed singer and songwriter, whose new album is The Guitar Song, doesn’t see himself as a collector of country music history. He views himself more as a caretaker. “There’s no magic in those things at […]

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Australia’s McClymonts make their American debut Aug. 17

Australian trio the McClymonts are making their American debut on Aug. 17 when they release their certified gold Australian album, “Chaos and Bright Lights,” in the United States. Recorded in Nashville, sisters Brooke, Mollie and Sam worked with record producer Adam Anders, who has also worked with artists like the Backstreet Boys, Shania Twain and […]

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