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Forever Country sales numbers
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Shane McAnally: Assembling Stars for ‘Forever Country’ ‘Was an Act of God’

Shane McAnally talks about the creative process behind the "Forever Country" mashup.

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Kenny Chesney Somewhere With You lyrics
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Story Behind the Song: Kenny Chesney ‘Somewhere With You’

JT Harding and Shane McAnally tell The Boot about writing Kenny Chesney's "Somewhere With You."

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2016 ACM Awards Songwriter of the Year nominees
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POLL: Who Should Win Songwriter of the Year at the 2016 ACM Awards?

A readers' poll to determine who should win Songwriter of the Year at the 2016 ACM Awards.

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Country Stars With October Birthdays

The month of October is a good one: Not only do pumpkins, mums and candy corn come into season, but the 10th month of the year is also the month in which many country artists celebrate their birthdays.

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Shane McAnally Brandy Clark friendship
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Shane McAnally, Brandy Clark Say They’re ‘Lucky’ to Be Good Friends

Shane McAnally, Brandy Clark and Josh Osborne performed together during Nashville's annual Tin Pan South festival in late March, in a songwriters' round that McAnally jokingly dubbed "Two Gays and a Guy." But while the three writers threw playful jabs at each other throughout most of the evening, they also made it clear that their friendship is certainly no laughing matter.

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Ty Herndon
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Country Artists Who Have Come Out as Gay

Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman made headlines in November 2014 by revealing they were gay within hours of each other ... but they weren't the first country artists to make such an announcement.

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Lee Brice, ‘I Drive Your Truck’ Goes No. 1; Miranda Lambert Scores Shoe Line + More: Country Music News Roundup

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The Boot rounds up today's country music news from around the web.

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