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(Undated) -- Kix Brooks is delving into a meaty subject. He's teamed up with the Cooking Channel for the new TV special "Steak Out With Kix Brooks." The country star tells "Billboard" that while he enjoys a good steak, his reasons for doing the show go beyond a casual interest...
(Undated) -- Country newcomer Sam Hunt is being called one of the best new country artists, which he says isn't always easy to deal with. The singer tells "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" it's "really cool to get that response." He also admits he's "feeling the pressure" when the label...
(Nashville, TN) -- Montgomery Gentry say they were honored to take part in the Grand Ole Opry's "Opry Goes Pink" breast cancer awareness show Tuesday night. It's an issue that's become personal for the country duo, since singer Troy Gentry's wife, Angie, is now battling the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Ronnie Milsap says being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame really is something special. The singer explains that it's a permanent record of his achievement, which means a lot to him. And Ronnie has definitely earned his place in the Hall of Fame...
(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) -- 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...
(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...