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Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman
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Keith Urban, ‘Got It Right This Time (The Celebration)’ — Story Behind the Song

Keith Urban first recorded 'Got It Right This Time (The Celebration)' for his double-platinum album 'Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing,' released in November of 2006. He then re-recorded the track for his 2007 'Greatest Hits: 18 Kids' record. Although the song was never issued as a single, it's still special to Urban because, as he tells The Boot, it was inspired by his marriage to Nicole Kidman.

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Kenny Chesney, ‘Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven’ — Story Behind the Song

Kenny Chesney's 38th Top 40 hit and 15th No. 1, 'Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven,' was co-written by Jim Collins and Marty Dodson -- and it was almost a George Strait song. The King of Country recorded the tune for his 2008 'Troubador' album but decided not to include it in the final track listing. So, Chesney cut the track, put it on his 2008 record, 'Lucky Old Sun,' and made it the project's first single. Inside, he shares with The Boot his take on the successful tune.

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April Kry Hopes to Give Country Fans ‘Music That Evokes Emotion’ With New Single, Upcoming EP

Singer-songwriter April Kry has a somewhat-unlikely source to thank, at least partially, for her music career: Jermaine Jackson.

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Logan Mize, ‘Can’t Get Away From a Good Time’ Lyric Video — Exclusive Premiere

Have you ever found yourself singing the wrong lyrics to a song? (Example: "long list of ex-lovers" could translate to "Starbucks lovers.") Fans of Logan Mize can now rest assured they're lyrically spot-on thanks to the lyric video for his party song 'Can't Get Away From a Good Time.' He is premiering the clip exclusively with The Boot.

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Interview: Jim Ed Brown Explains the Creative Process Behind New Album ‘In Style Again’

Despite undergoing treatment for lung cancer, Jim Ed Brown is ready to return to the country music world after 30 years, with his new album 'In Style Again.'

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Chase Rice, ‘Gonna Wanna Tonight’ — Exclusive Video Teaser

What do you get when you combine a cabin, a gorgeous girl, a sweet dog and a romantic campfire? Chase Rice's video for his current single, 'Gonna Wanna Tonight.' Rice is premiering the clip on Jan. 21, but he's offering an exclusive first look to The Boot readers.

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Eric Church
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Eric Church, ‘Country Music Jesus’ — Story Behind the Song

One of the most thought-provoking songs on Eric Church's chart-topping, Grammy-nominated 'Chief' album is 'Country Music Jesus.' Co-written by the country star and Jeremy Spillman, the song laments those who think country music needs "saving" by someone who's "preaching from the book of Johnny Cash." Inside, Church explains to The Boot the story behind the song's lyrics.

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Grace & Tony Greenroom Sessions: ‘I’ll Fly Away’ (Feat. Dom Flemons Trio)

The first Grace & Tony Greenroom Session of the new year features an old song, covered by many a country artist.

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Darius Rucker
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Darius Rucker, ‘True Believers’ — Story Behind the Song

Darius Rucker wrote 'True Believers,' the title track from his third solo country album, released in 2013, with Josh Kear. It was released as the disc's debut single in August 2012 and reached the Top 20 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart, and as Rucker tells The Boot, the song is a perfect example of a true-to-life country tune.

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Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors, ‘Heartbreak’ — Exclusive Premiere

Nashville-based band Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors are releasing their 12-track record 'Medicine' on Jan. 27, and they are treating The Boot's readers to the first listen of one of the songs, 'Heartbreak.'

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