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Top 10 Country Artists of the 2000s

From seasoned legends to tween newcomers, the country music pool diversified hugely in the first decade of the 2000s -- not only in demographics but also in sound.

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Top 10 Country Music Albums of the 2000s

Narrowing down a decade's worth of albums into a list of just 10 is brutal business.

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10 Albums Even Country Haters Should Own

If you're cut from the cloth of those that just don't like country music, we understand -- kind of.

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Country Stars With July Birthdays

With Independence Day, International Kissing Day, Canada Day and -- yes -- National French Fry Day, July is certainly a month for celebrating. But country stars like Kimberly Perry and Reid Perry of the Band Perry, Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Rhonda VincentLuke Bryan, Zac Brown, Alison Krauss and many more will also be celebrating their birthdays in July.

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Top 10 Cover Songs in Country Music

Remakes, also commonly known as cover songs, go all the way back to the earliest days of popular music and have stretched across myriad musical genres.

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Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss Revive Co-Headlining Tour for Select 2015 Dates

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss will revive their co-headlining tour for a short run of dates this summer.

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Top 20 Opening Lyrics in Country Music

You know the old saying "You never get a second chance to make a first impression"? Well, that's just as true in music as it is in life!

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Top 10 Country Grammy Awards Moments

Since 1959, "Music's Biggest Night" -- the Grammy Awards -- has featured the world's top artists in every musical genre, from pop and R&B to country, bluegrass, folk and Americana. And there have been a slew of memorable Grammys moments involving some of The Boot's favorite artists.

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POLL: Who Should Win Best American Roots Performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards?

The Grammys always feature top-notch artists, and the competition for Best American Roots Performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards is heated. This award is a new category, having been approved by the Board of Trustees of the Grammy Awards in June 2014, and is for singles or tracks only.

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Top 10 Country Songs of the ’80s

Just like big hair and Spandex, country music was alive and well in the '80s, celebrating true love, simple pleasures and American pride.

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