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Country Songwriters Reflect on Earning Cuts By Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and More [PICTURES]

Every great artist begins with a great song. But while the singer often receives the most recognition when a song becomes a hit, the songwriters too deserve much of the credit.

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Dustin Lynch Mind Reader
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Story Behind the Song: Dustin Lynch, ‘Mind Reader’

Songwriters Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip share the story behind Dustin Lynch's No. 1 single "Mind Reader."

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Josh Turner
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Story Behind the Song: Josh Turner, ‘All Over Me’

Rhett Akins shares the story of Josh Turner's "All Over Me," which Akins co-wrote with Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip.

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Brooks and Dunn
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Brooks & Dunn, ‘Put a Girl in It’ — Story Behind the Song

In the latter part of 2006, Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip got together to write, not knowing that their lives would soon change forever. The three songwriters, christened the Peach Pickers because they all hail from Georgia, have become one of Nashville's most successful writing teams, penning Joe Nichols' 'Gimme That Girl,' Blake Shelton's 'All About Tonight' and Luke Bryan's 'I Don't Want This Night to End,' among others.

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ASCAP Country Awards 2012 Honor Brad Paisley, Lyle Lovett, Ben Hayslip

Brad Paisley, veteran songwriter Bob McDill, Lyle Lovett and Ben Hayslip were the top honorees Monday night (Oct. 29) at the 50th annual ASCAP Country Awards at Nashville's Opryland Hotel.

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Heidi Newfield, ‘Stay Up Late’ — Story Behind the Lyrics

The Boot sat down with songwriters Ben Hayslip, Jimmy Yeary and Sonya Isaacs to discuss Heidi Newfield's new single, 'Stay Up Late,' the first release from her upcoming sophomore solo album...

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Alanna Conaway
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Peach Pickers — Behind the Spotlight

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Fifteen years ago, Rhett Akins was a new star on the rise in country music, blazing up the charts with hits like 'That Ain't My Truck,' 'She Said Yes' and 'Don't Get Me Started...

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Lyn Sengupta
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Brantley Gilbert Ready to Throw His Own ‘Party’

Before Jason Aldean took 'My Kinda Party' into the Top 10 on the country singles chart, another Georgia boy claimed the tune -- singer-songwriter Brantley Gilbert...

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Sonya Isaacs Shares ‘Christmas’ With Her Singing Family

For country/bluegrass/gospel group The Isaacs, Christmas has always been a special time of year. Last month, the group, which consists of mother Lily Isaacs, son Ben and daughters Becky and Sonya, released their first holiday album, simply titled 'Christmas...

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Alanna Conaway
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Josh Turner and Friends Celebrate ‘Over’ His No. 1 Song

Josh Turner celebrated his second chart-topping single of the year, 'All Over Me,' on Tuesday, November 2 at Rooster's Texas Style BBQ and Steakhouse in Nashville...

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