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Reba McEntire Narvel Blackstock separation divorce
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Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock Are Separating

After 26 years of marriage, Reba McEntire and her husband Narvel Blackstock have announced their separation.

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Dolly Parton Says the Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry Are ‘Like Home’

Dolly Parton performed two sold-out shows at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Friday and Saturday (July 31 and Aug. 1, respectively), and although the concerts marked the country legend's first time performing in Music City in 13 years, for Parton, the famous venue remains an important part of her career.

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16 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Sixteen years ago today (Aug. 3, 1999) was a bittersweet day for the friends and family of Patsy Cline. It was on this day that the singer was posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in honor of her many career achievements.

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Dolly Parton Remembers Lynn Anderson: ‘She Was a Good Gal’

Dolly Parton performed two sold-out shows at the Ryman Auditorium on Friday and Saturday (July 31 and Aug. 1, respectively) -- her first concerts in Nashville in 13 years -- but the 69-year-old admits that the event was overshadowed by the loss of country music icon Lynn Anderson, who passed away on Thursday (July 30) from a heart attack.

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Garth Brooks Is Country Music’s Top Tour Money-maker of 2015

Garth Brooks is on a roll. Only a few days after claiming the top spot on Forbes' List of Highest Paid Country Acts, the singer has also claimed the second spot on Pollstar's list of artists making the most in North American touring revenue for the first half of 2015.

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Concert Review: Dolly Parton Goes ‘Pure and Simple’ for Sold-Out Ryman Auditorium Show

Dolly Parton returned to Nashville on Friday night (July 31) for the first of two sold-out shows at the Ryman Auditorium. The stripped-down concert, dubbed “Dolly Parton: Pure and Simple,” benefited the W.O. Smith School of Music's Dustin Wells Foundation.

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Story Behind the Song: Zac Brown Band, ‘As She’s Walking Away’

In August of 2010, the Zac Brown Band gave fans the first taste of their second major-label studio album, You Get What You Give, by releasing "As She's Walking Away" as the record's first single. Songwriter Wyatt Durrette and Zac Brown co-wrote the tune after a night out in Orlando, Fla., as Durrette tells The Boot inside. The track, which features Alan Jackson, became the ZBB's fourth consecutive and fifth overall No. 1 single in November of 2010; it also peaked just outside the Top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (No. 32).

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Garth Brooks Tops Forbes’ List of Highest-Paid Country Stars

Garth Brooks' comeback has certainly been a success. The country music superstar has landed at the top of Forbes' 2015 list of the highest-paid country acts.

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Garth Brooks Says There’s No Way His Chris Gaines Movie Will Ever Be Released

You'll get mixed reactions when you ask Garth Brooks fans how they feel about his 1999 off-genre album, Garth Brooks in … The Life of Chris Gaines, but the singer has given the last word as to the future of his alter-ego.

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30 Years Ago: Alabama Become First Country Act to Earn Quadruple-Platinum Status

Thirty years ago today (July 30, 1985), Alabama had 8 million reasons to celebrate. It was on this day that the group became the first country act to earn quadruple-platinum status, for sales of four million copies, for both their 1981 album Feels So Right and 1982's Mountain Music.

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