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13 Years Ago: The Dixie Chicks’ ‘Fly’ Certified Diamond

Thirteen years ago today, on June 25, 2002, the Dixie Chicks, made up of Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire, achieved a career milestone that only a few country artists have. It was on this day the the trio's sophomore studio record, Fly, was certified diamond, for sales of 10 million copies.

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The Dixie Chicks Announce 2016 European Tour

Get your passports, Dixie Chicks fans: The trio is headed to Europe.

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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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News Roundup: Miranda Lambert and Danielle Bradbery Cover the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney Paid to Keep Taylor Swift Off His Tour

The Boot rounds up today's top stories from our news partners.

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12 Years Ago: Natalie Maines Makes Controversial Comments About President George W. Bush

Today's an anniversary that perhaps the Dixie Chicks would rather forget. It was on this day (March 10) in 2003 that lead singer Natalie Maines made a comment, quickly heard around the world, that brought their skyrocketing career to a screeching halt.

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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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15 Years Ago: Dixie Chicks Hit No. 1 With ‘Cowboy, Take Me Away’

Fifteen years ago today (Feb. 5, 2000), the Dixie Chicks rode straight to No. 1 with their single 'Cowboy, Take Me Away.' The tune, from their multi-platinum 1999 album 'Fly,' was written by bandmate Martie Maguire, along with songwriter Marcus Hummon.

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Country Music Risk-Takers: 10 Stars Who Have Played With Musical Fire

The average country artist's career is, for the most part, well orchestrated and carefully plotted. But every once in a while, whether planned for or not, one small step can turn into a big deal.

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Robert Earl Keen + the Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines Team Up for New Song [LISTEN]

Robert Earl Keen and Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks have teamed up to record a new song, 'Wayfaring Stranger.' The song will appear on Keen's upcoming album, 'Happy Prisoner,' which features his spin on some of his favorite bluegrass songs.

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What Did Your Favorite Country Stars Look Like as Children? [PICTURES]

Have you ever wondered what your favorite country singer looked like when he or she was pint-sized? Some stars are hardly recognizable as kids, but a lot of them haven't changed much -- in fact, photos of artists like Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley prove that their music careers started early.

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