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(Nashville, TN) -- Jim Ed Brown fans are in for a treat. The Opry star's new studio effort, "In Style Again," arrives in stores Tuesday. It's his first release in 30 years. Jim Ed's sister Bonnie Brown is featured on disc's lead-off single, "When The Sun Says Hello To The...
(Undated) -- Dolly Parton says she disagrees with the notion that "your first impression of someone is always right." The country superstar addresses the subject in an article she penned for "Women's Day." She explains that even as a child she had a "big outgoing personality"...
(Undated) -- Fans are once again getting a say in naming the Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year. This year's semi-finalists were determined by the ACM professional members, who've pared the category down to eight hopefuls. Brett Eldredge, who last fall received...
(Undated) -- The Academy of Country Music is making plans for this year's ACM Honors. The event pays tribute to special award recipients and the non-televised winners from the spring ACM Awards ceremony. The Academy will host the 9th annual ACM Honors at Nashville's Ryman...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kip Moore probably isn't surprised to see the Seattle Seahawks capture the NFC Championship. The country star says he's a "huge fan" of the Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch, explaining that despite his reputation the running back is simply an incredible player. The...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Swon Brothers couldn't be happier to be an opener on Brad Paisley's winter tour. Country singer Colton Swon says it's an incredible opportunity for the duo. Zach Swon adds that he's always admired Brad as a musician. He says every time he plays one of...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church has an explanation for the popularity of his latest hit, "Talladega." The country star says the song has a reminiscent quality most people can appreciate. Eric adds that one of the special aspects to music is its ability to trigger memories, which...
(Crossville, TN) -- Aaron Tippin is getting into the wine business. The country star is partnering with Stonehaus Winery on his own brand, "Aaron Tippin Country Jam." The beverage isn't the singer's unique recipe but his "barrel-selected" choice of the company's Blackberry wine...
(Nashville, TN) -- Martina McBride is getting recognized for her efforts to help others. The country star has been tapped to receive the Music Business Association's Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award, in acknowledgment of her support of victims of domestic abuse and her...