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(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...
(Undated) -- Ronnie Milsap says he owes his career to Ray Charles. The singer tells "Rolling Stone Country" he realized he could sing at the age of four, and spent 12 years in school studying violin and piano. But Ronnie says when he graduated his counselor still discouraged him...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is setting a record with another week at number one on the Billboard Artist 100. The superstar has topped the chart for the sixth week in a row, maintaining her hold as the most popular artist across Billboard's most influential charts. Taylor remains...
(Nashville, TN) -- Keith Urban is giving thanks for his marriage to his wife, actress Nicole Kidman. The country star says they really do have a special relationship. Keith is celebrating Thanksgiving away from home this year. Nicole is finishing up a movie in London, so Keith...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann is giving thanks this year by giving back. The newlywed country star says he and his bride Morgan Petek plan to spend their Thanksgiving holiday helping others. But Jerrod explains that he's not shutting out the relatives from his entire holiday...
(New York, NY) -- Cole Swindell says he can't believe he's one of the performers in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The country star tells ABC News Radio it "doesn't even seem real." He explains that as a kid it was something he -- along with everyone else in his...