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Carly Pearce interview 2015
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Carly Pearce Remains Driven to Succeed With Debut Single ‘Blame the Whiskey’

Should Carly Pearce ever need a little motivation, all she needs to do is look down at her wrist.

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John King slow songs
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John King Explains Why He Struggles to Write Slow Songs

John King is a talented emerging country artist with an ear for a good tune and songwriting talent that hasn't gone unnoticed. But there is something he struggles with: writing slow songs.

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Rachel Potter
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Broadway Star Rachel Potter Chases Her Country Dreams With ‘Not So Black and White’

Rachel Potter is preparing to release her first full-length country album, Not So Black and White, in March, but that doesn't mean she's new to the music business. Rather, the singer-songwriter's path to this album has wound from Christian music, down Broadway and through a stint on The X Factor.

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Austin Webb
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Austin Webb Talks ‘All Country on You,’ Upcoming Album and Poetic Influences

Among Austin Webb's greatest influences as a country musician are legendary artists like Johnny Cash, Vince Gill and Hank Williams, Jr., to name a few, but there are also a couple names you might not expect to hear: classic writers Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas and O. Henry.

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Blackberry Smoke
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Interview: Blackberry Smoke’s Charlie Starr Talks ‘Holding All the Roses,’ Why Classic Artists and Vinyl Still Matter

There ain't no rest for Blackberry Smoke. Just eight months after releasing their live album 'Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina,' the band has debuted a new studio album, 'Holding All the Roses.'

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Love and Theft
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Interview: Love and Theft’s Stephen Barker Liles Shares the Inspiration Behind New ‘Whiskey on My Breath’ Album

Love and Theft's Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Liles have had a busy couple years since they released their self-titled album in July of 2012 -- and the biggest milestones have nothing to do with music.

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Hunter Hayes
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Hunter Hayes Talks 2015 Grammy Awards, Playing With Grammy Camp Students + Preparing Acceptance Speeches

Whether he's up on stage accepting an award or not, Hunter Hayes is going to be very busy at the 2015 Grammy Awards.

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Josh Dorr
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Rising Artist Josh Dorr Looks to ’90s Country — and Boyz II Men — to Influence Debut Album

In many fields, internships are great opportunities to work your way into the industry and get the experience you'll need to land a job. The music industry is a little different -- there really aren't internships for aspiring artists, unless you count something like an opening slot on a big name's tour -- but interning certainly helped Josh Dorr.

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Old Dominion
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Old Dominion Interview: Hit Songwriters-Turned-Rising Band Discuss New-Found Fame, Touring With Kenny Chesney

As a band, Old Dominion are pretty new to the country music world -- the five-man group just released their self-titled debut EP in October of 2014 -- but they're no strangers to life in the spotlight.

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April Kry
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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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