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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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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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Sam Hunt The Cadillac Three Blake Shelton
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2015 ACM Awards Nominees Analysis — Largely Expected, But With a Few Pleasant Surprises

The Academy of Country Music announced its nominees for the 2015 ACM Awards on Friday (Jan. 30), while the list is mostly filled with the superstar artists that country fans and media expected to see nominated -- Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood among them -- there are a few pleasant surprises in the mix, including both seasoned legends and talented newcomers.

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Jim Ed Brown
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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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Janie Price
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Janie Price Interview: Ray Price’s Widow Shares Thoughts on Country Legend’s Life, Music and Legacy

Ray Price married Janie Price (nee Phillips) on June 11, 1970. They were together almost exactly 43 and a half years before the country music legend passed away on Dec. 16, 2013, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Tanya Tucker
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Interview: Tanya Tucker Talks Hall of Fame Exhibit, Career Highlights + Women in Country

In 1972, 13-year-old Tanya Tucker scored her first country hit with 'Delta Dawn,' which reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. In the more than 40 years since -- filled with plenty of hits, personal troubles and even reality TV -- Tucker has become an irreplaceable part of country music history.

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Kacey Musgraves Miranda Lambert
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2014 CMA Awards Analysis — Let’s Hear It for the Girls

Country Music's Biggest Night, the 2014 CMA Awards, recognized something more than the year's top country artists, songs and videos this year: It recognized the re-emerging voice of women in country, and perhaps even a longing for more substance in the music.

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Alabama
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Alabama Interview: Country Legends Discuss New Gospel Album, ‘Angels Among Us’

Alabama are one of the best-selling country acts of all time. The country legends have sold more than 75 million albums and singles and placed 43 No. 1 singles on the Billboard charts, earning broad crossover appeal. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Teddy Gentry Alabama
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Interview: Alabama’s Teddy Gentry Talks New ‘Alabama & Friends at the Ryman’ CD + DVD

Teddy Gentry is one of the founding members of the legendary country group Alabama, who have sold more than 75 million albums and singles and placed 43 No. 1 hit songs in the country charts over the course of four decades. They have been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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