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Kacey Musgraves Says ‘Good Ol’ Boys Club’ Is Not a Taylor Swift Dis

Kacey Musgraves' song "Good Ol' Boys Club," from her new album, Pageant Material, is generating plenty of buzz -- but not because it's a single.

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14 Years Ago: Chet Atkins Dies

Fourteen years ago today (June 30, 2001) was a sad day for country music. It was on this day that guitarist, singer, producer and music industry executive Chet Atkins passed away. He was 77 years old at the time of his death.

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News Roundup: NFL Player Tackles Zac Brown Band Stage-Crasher, Kellie Pickler Talks ‘Tomatoes’

The Boot rounds up today's top stories from our news partners.

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SPONSORED: Sam Hunt Is Learning a Lot on the Road With Lady Antebellum

Sam Hunt has been on the road with Lady Antebellum's Wheels Up 2015 Tour since May, and the rising country star says that he's been learning a lot from being on the road with such a seasoned group.

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‘Nashville’ Announces Season Premiere 4 Date

Get excited, Nashville fans: The show's Season 4 premiere date has been announced.

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Songwriters Explain the Meaning Behind Keith Urban’s ‘John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16′

Keith Urban is quickly climbing the charts with his latest single, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16," from his upcoming new album. And, as the song's writers — Shane McAnally, Ross Copperman and Josh Osborne — explain, each of the tune's titular Johns represents more than just a musician, a farm equipment brand and a Bible verse, respectively.

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Thomas Rhett Announces Sophomore Album, ‘Tangled Up’

Thomas Rhett has revealed some exciting news: His sophomore record, Tangled Up, will be released on Sept. 25.

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Hunter Hayes Parties Like He’s ’21′ in New Music Video

Hunter Hayes gave fans turning 21 the perfect soundtrack for their birthdays with his latest single "21," and now, he's released a music video to put visuals to the anthemic tune.

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Kacey Musgraves Celebrates Marriage Equality During Tiny Desk Concert With ‘Follow Your Arrow’ [WATCH]

Kacey Musgraves raised more than a few eyebrows with her 2013 single "Follow Your Arrow," which says, in part, "Make lots of noise / Kiss lots of boys / Or kiss lots of girls if that's something you're into." But during her performance as part of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series -- which happened to fall on the same day as the legalization of same-sex marriage throughout the United States -- Musgraves sang the tune in celebration.

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Dierks Bentley Dedicates ‘Riser’ to Charleston on ‘Good Morning America’ [WATCH]

Dierks Bentley performed the title track of his latest album, Riser, on Good Morning America on Friday (June 26), singing the song in tribute to the residents of Charleston, S.C., who are mourning the nine lives that were lost in the tragic shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17.

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