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How to Make Taylor Swift Burst Into a Cloud of Confetti

It all started with a false god. Actually, make that a “False God.” It’s on Taylor Swift’s new Lover album, and country’s Ryan Hurd digs it. So he posted about it on social media, saying, “Damn I wish I wrote this.” (The song was actually penned by Swift and one of her frequent collaborators Jack... Read more »

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Little Big Town Fans Wake Up to Nightfall

Early on Monday morning (Sept. 9), every Little Big Town fan woke up to the news about Nightfall. That’s the name of both the band’s ninth studio album and their 2020 tour. Nightfall will land on January 17, 2020, and on the eve of that release, Little Big Town will launch The Nightfall Tour at... Read more »

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Jason Aldean Realizes 9 Is Not Forever Away

When Jason Aldean first started releasing albums, he had this dream that if he ever got to the point that he was making his 9th album, he’d call it 9. But how do you even start naming albums that are 14 years down the road? “Early on I always thought if we ever got to... Read more »

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Will Kelly Clarkson’s Rant Do More Harm Than Good?

I love Kelly Clarkson for her rants. She speaks her mind, from her heart, with zero (expletives) given. But in a way, I wonder if continuing this particular conversation will help us? Or hurt us? Because the topic she brought up — the gender inequalities that female singers face trying to get their songs on... Read more »

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CMT Hot 20 Decade: “Red Solo Cup,” Toby Keith

Editor’s Note: CMT Hot 20 Countdown takes a look back on 10 years of incredible music with Decade, a weekly segment that features a modern country classic that made its greatest impact between 2010 and 2019. This week, Toby Keith talks about his 2011 single, “Red Solo Cup.” Here’s Keith, in his own words: First... Read more »

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