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Josh Brolin, Jessica Chastain Cast in Upcoming George Jones Biopic

Josh Brolin and Jessica Chastain have been cast as George Jones and Tammy Wynette, respectively, in an upcoming biopic about the Possum.

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Johnny Cash, George Jones Honored With Posthumous CMA Awards

The 2015 CMA Awards honored a number of today's country hitmakers -- and also two country legends. On Wednesday (Nov. 4), directly before the 2015 CMA Awards ceremony began, Johnny Cash and George Jones were posthumously awarded the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award and the Joe Talbot Award, respectively.

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Country Stars’ Top 7 Unforgettable Near-Death Experiences

There are a surprising number of country artists who have been through near-death experiences. The seven country singers profiled in this video have somehow managed to escape huge tragedies: gunshot wounds, stabbings, horrifying car wrecks and more.

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21 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery on His 63rd Birthday

Twenty-one years ago today, on Sept. 12, 1994, George Jones had a birthday to remember, even if it wasn't the way he had hoped. It was on this day that the singer had triple bypass surgery at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, where he remained hospitalized for one week.

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Tennessee Highway to Be Renamed After George Jones

Country music fans now have another way to remember the iconic George Jones. A highway in Tennessee has been renamed in his honor.

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Country Stars With September Birthdays

While September is known as the month of backpacks, sharpened pencils, early alarm clocks and kids across the United States returning to school, it's also a month in which many, many country stars celebrate with cake -- because it's their birth month!

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41 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With ‘The Grand Tour’

Today (Aug. 31) is a big anniversary for George Jones. It was on this day in 1974, 41 years ago, that the country music hitmaker earned his sixth No. 1 hit with his single "The Grand Tour."

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11 Surprising and Sad Country Star Splits

Within two weeks of each other, two beloved country couples have announced that they're splitting up: On July 20, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert revealed that their divorce had been finalized, and on Aug. 3, Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock shared that they've been separated for the last few months.

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John Anderson Shares Favorite Memories of Country Legends

It's been over 35 years since John Anderson notched his first Top 20 hit, and in that time, he's gotten to meet a lot of his country music heroes. The singer reveals that, even as a seasoned country artist himself, he still gets nervous around some country legends, including Merle Haggard and the late George Jones.

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Scotty McCreery Covers George Jones at the Grand Ole Opry [WATCH]

Scotty McCreery had some pretty big shoes to fill during a recent performance at the Grand Ole Opry, but the North Carolina native once again proved his unbelievable vocal prowess when he sang a cover of George Jones' "The Grand Tour."

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