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Vince Gill
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23 Years Ago: Vince Gill Wins Two Grammy Awards for ‘I Still Believe in You’

Twenty-three years ago today (Feb. 24), Vince Gill left Los Angeles with two more trophies to add to his fast-growing collection.

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George Strait
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A Look Back at George Strait’s Legendary Career [PICTURES]

With over 100 million records sold worldwide, 60 No. 1 hits and three CMA Entertainer of the Year awards to his name, George Strait has certainly earned his "King of Country" nickname. Even at 62 years old, his influence on country music remains strong, and he himself remains relevant to the genre.

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Tim McGraw
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Tim McGraw Performs Emotional Rendition of Glen Campbell’s ‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You’ at 2015 Oscars [WATCH]

Tim McGraw took the stage at the 2015 Oscars on Sunday night (Feb. 22), paying tribute to country legend Glen Campbell with an emotional and stunning version of Campbell's final song, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You."

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Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash
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47 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Proposes to June Carter

47 years ago today (Feb. 22, 1968), Johnny Cash was one happy man. It was on this day that the Man in Black proposed to his then-girlfriend, June Carter, while performing together on stage in London, Ontario.

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Little Jimmy Dickens
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67 Years Ago: Little Jimmy Dickens Makes His Grand Ole Opry Debut

Sixty-seven years ago today (Feb. 21, 1948) was an historic day for Little Jimmy Dickens. It was on this day that the then-27-year-old made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry, performing "John Henry" and "I Dreamed of an Old Love Affair."

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John King
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John King Explains Why He Admires Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney

Rising country star John King knows he has big shoes to fill. The Georgia native, whose debut single "Tonight Tonight" was released last year, says he looks to superstars like Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney for inspiration, especially when it comes to his fans.

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The Cadillac Three
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The Cadillac Three’s Jaren Johnston Recalls Childhood Run-in With Porter Wagoner

The Cadillac Three's Jaren Johnston practically grew up at the Grand Ole Opry, and the singer and guitarist has a lot of memories of meeting some of country music's biggest stars. Johnston specifically recalls a funny (in hindsight) run-in with country legend Porter Wagoner.

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Willie Nelson
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Willie Nelson on His Guitar Trigger: ‘It Was a Good Day When I Got Him’

Willie Nelson is a country music icon, and his trusted Martin N-20 acoustic guitar, affectionately named Trigger, is a staple in the singer's music and success. Nelson recalls the day he purchased the beloved instrument as "a good day."

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George Strait
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Story Behind the Song: George Strait, ‘River of Love’

Billy Burnette, Shawn Camp and Dennis Morgan are the writers behind George Strait's No. 1 song "River of Love." The King of Country released the tune as the third single from his Troubador album in November of 2008. Inside, the three co-writers tell The Boot how the hit came to be.

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Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks
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Garth Brooks + Trisha Yearwood to Host ACM Lifting Lives Benefit Gala

The 50th anniversary ACM Awards will be the place to be in mid-April, and now, even more stars are getting in on the fun. Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will host the "One Night, Two Cities, All Music" fundraising gala to benefit ACM Lifting Lives.

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