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(Undated) -- Taylor Swift may be coming to the rescue of this year's slow music sales. "Billboard" is projecting that the star's new album "1989" will sell at least one-million copies in its opening week. That would make it the first album all year to do so. If Taylor's...
(New York, NY) -- Carrie Underwood says she doesn't think her pregnancy will interfere much with next week's CMA Awards. She and Brad Paisley, her co-host for the event, tell NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" things like wardrobe changes might not be quite as easy. But...
(Nashville, TN) -- Charley Pride describes Ronnie Milsap's induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame as a reunion of sorts. He explains that they spent a lot of time together early in Ronnie's career. Milsap was formally inducted as a "Modern Era Artist" into the Country...
(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says when he was a kid he was rarely disappointed with his haul after a Halloween night of trick-or-treating. The country star admits he wasn't all that picky about what was dropped into his bag -- but he still had some favorites. Thomas doesn't...
(Nashville, TN) -- Rascal Flatts is helping the Grand Ole Opry "go pink." The country group is set to flick the switch to bathe the Opry's traditional barn backdrop in a pink light for the Opry's special breast cancer awareness show, taking place at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry...
(New York, NY) -- Taylor Swift is letting the world know her album is now in stores. The singer celebrated Monday's release of her latest studio effort, "1989," with a rooftop concert in Manhattan, with the Empire State Building serving as her backdrop. The famous structure lit...
(Nashville, TN) -- Taylor Swift says it's hard for her to believe her new album has finally been released. Taylor explains that she has "such an investment" in "1989," because she wrote all of the songs on the album. She adds that now people are getting the chance to "review the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Now all five Entertainer of the Year nominees are on board for next month's Country Music Association Awards. George Strait is joining the list of performers for the upcoming event. Meanwhile, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have signed on as presenters,...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift's famous friends can't get enough of her new album "1989." The star's celebrity pals like Selena Gomez and Lorde lit up social media with praise for the highly anticipated album on its official release day Monday. Selena posted an homage to their...