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(New York, NY) -- "Time" magazine is sharing its shortlist of nominees for its 2014 "Person of the Year." The nominees include music superstar Taylor Swift; Apple CEO Tim Cook; NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell; Russian President Vladimir Putin; the protestors of Ferguson, Missouri...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley says his little girls Evie and Jordan are showing both an interest and talent in music. The country star adds that he loves to watch them learn. But Dierks says he's not pushing music onto his daughters -- and he plans to keep it that way. He...
(Undated) -- Blake Shelton fans will get a couple of chances to hear him perform his latest single on TV. The country star is slated to sing "Lonely Tonight," his duet with Ashley Monroe, on Monday's edition of NBC's "The Voice." He'll also play the song later in the week as a...
(Nashville, TN) -- The members of Lady Antebellum are in agreement about Christmas trees -- they'll take a fake one over a live one. But Charles Kelley explains that he doesn't really have a choice in the matter. Lady A's Dave Haywood says he also prefers artificial trees...
(Nashville, TN) -- Sara Evans, Hunter Hayes, and Chris Young are among the latest stars to join the lineup for the upcoming American Country Countdown Awards. The singers are on the list of presenters for the event, along with Kip Moore, Scotty McCreery, Thomas Rhett, and others...
(Undated) -- Scotty McCreery says it "feels great" to be able to use his talents to bring people together and support a worthy cause. The country star wrapped up his "See You Tonight" tour last Thursday with a benefit concert for the 12.14 Foundation. The organization was...
(Undated) -- Jamey Johnson is adding to the sounds of the season. The country star has released the five-song digital EP "The Christmas Song." The set features singer Lily Meola joining Jamey on a rendition of "Baby, It's Cold Outside." Jamey tells "Billboard" he's glad to have...
(Buffalo, NY) -- Garth Brooks is learning that fans in upstate New York are eager for his return. TasteOfCountry.com says the country superstar set a new single-day sales record in Buffalo, New York Friday with 90-thousand-533 tickets sold. That broke Brooks' record set with his...
(Undated) -- Miranda Lambert joins Eric Church in leading country stars into next year's Grammy Awards. They're the top country nominees, with four bids each. Miranda tweets that learning she's in the running for the prestigious award is a "pretty awesome way to wake up!" In her...