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Country Artists Send Prayers, Speak Out After Louisiana Movie Theater Shooting

Tragedy struck at the Grand 16 Theater in Lafayette, La., on Thursday night (July 23), when a gunman opened fire during a showing of Amy Schumer's new movie Trainwreck.

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10 Essential Albums for Your Country Music Education

Whether you're a lifelong fan or a country music newbie, there's always something to learn and someone new to discover.

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32 Years Ago: Ricky Skaggs Hits No. 1 With ‘Highway 40 Blues’

Thirty-two years ago today (July 9, 1983) was a memorable day for Ricky Skaggs. It was on this day that the singer soared to the top of the charts with his single "Highway 40 Blues," from his No. 1 Highways & Heartaches album.

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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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Country Artists Who Have Suffered Terrible Tragedies

Tragedy can strike anyone, from a neighbor next door to family members to some of the biggest superstars in the world; no one is exempt. Whether you have a row of Grammys on your mantle or not, losing a loved one or facing another tragic event cuts deeply, and there are several country stars who have endured plenty of hardship in their lifetimes.

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Ry Cooder, Sharon White and Ricky Skaggs Announce Joint Tour

Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs is getting ready to hit the road with his wife, singer Sharon White, and guitarist Ry Cooder for a joint tour.

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Interview: Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White Discuss Duets Album, ‘Hearts Like Ours’

Grammy-winning musicians Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White have been married for 33 years, so it's only natural that they would collaborate on an album of duets, right?

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Top 10 Ricky Skaggs Songs

Ricky Skaggs songs are some of the most beloved and most awarded in country music history.

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IBMA Announces Momentum Awards Nominees

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the nominees for the Momentum Awards. Each artist was chosen by committees through a multi-stage process involving both musicians and music industry leaders.

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Interview: Ricky Skaggs Talks Paperback Release of Memoir, ‘Kentucky Traveler’

Ricky Skaggs' autobiography, 'Kentucky Traveler,' is quite simply one of the best musical memoirs of its type in recent memory.

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