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(Undated) -- Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, and Martina McBride are among the many stars helping WhyHunger with their annual fundraiser. The country singers have packages up for bid in the organization's "Hungerthon 2014." Aldean and Chesney are each offering "Fly Away" tickets to...
(Undated) -- Big & Rich will be playing a big role at this year's Liberty Bowl. The country duo has been tapped to be honored at the event, and receive the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl's Outstanding Achievement Award. The prize recognizes entertainers for their success in...
As if we need one more reason to love country’s reigning leading lady Miranda Lambert, Miranda just opened a new swagged out animal shelter to help dogs in need. Redemption Ranch is a privately funded no-kill shelter that Miranda opened in her hometown of Tishomingo, Oklahoma...
(Undated) -- Jason Aldean and Bob Seger are sharing their music with each other as well as their fans. The country star and rock legend are the latest "CMT Crossroads" pairing. Their performance includes a collaborative rendition of Seger's classic, "Turn The Page." "CMT...
(Undated) -- Lady Antebellum is slated to help celebrate some of the top stars this year in auto racing. The country trio is on board to perform at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards. The event will take place next week at the Wynn Las Vegas. "Nashville's" Lennon and Maisy...
(Nashville, TN) -- Garth Brooks says he's viewed differently in country music today. But the singer says he hasn't really changed -- the genre's evolved. He explains that he's always called his music "Oklahoma country," but his sound wasn't what people expected in the late '80s...
(New York, NY) -- Cole Swindell says he's "so thankful" for all his fans during this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The country star tweeted his appreciation on Thursday, telling his followers there is "NO way" he'd "could do all this without y'all." "All this" includes his...
(Undated) -- Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus says he's glad the song "Riot" has been released as a single from their album, "Rewind." He tells "Rolling Stone Country" it's a song he and his bandmates "felt strongest about from the first day on the record," and it deserves "to have a...
(Undated) -- Eric Church says the best tracks on any album are what he calls the "oh-my-God songs." He tells CMT.com they're songs that are personal, and sometimes confessional, in telling a story or sharing a memory. The country star adds that it's the type of material still...