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Toby Keith Foundation to Open OK Kids Korral on November 21
With years of planning and golf tournament fundraising behind it, the Toby Keith Foundation will finally and officially open the OK Kids Korral. The facility, which was a labor of love for Keith and his organization, is a cost-free, home-away-from-home for pediatric cancer patients and their familie…
Luke Bryan to Perform on American Music Awards
The hits keep on coming for Luke Bryan. He just sold out New York City's famed Madison Square Garden in five minutes and added a second show. Now, the 'Drink a Beer' singer has confirmed his participation at the 2013 American Music Awards. Bryan will be performing at the ceremony…
Taylor Swift Will Have Her Etiquette in Order When Meeting Prince William
Taylor Swift has a major gig coming up on her calendar. The 'Red' superstar will be playing at the Winter Whites Gala charity event to benefit the homeless on Nov. 26, where else but at the royal abode of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Jake Owen Uses Twitter to Connect With Fans, Not Push an Agenda
In an exclusive chat, 'Days of Gold' singer Jake Owen went on a bit of a rant to Clay Moden, saying that he uses his Twitter feed to make a direct connection with fans, not to push an agenda or sell them his music. Perhaps he's a bit of a social media purist.
George Strait Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2013 CMA Awards
George Strait, the King of Country, reigned supreme at the 2013 CMA Awards, nabbing the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy. The legend, who is retiring from active touring next year, was truly surprised by the win, but we weren't. It's doubtful that any of the country superstars at the…
Jennifer Nettles, Darius Rucker and Rascal Flatts Pay Tribute to Kenny Rogers at 2013 CMAs
Jennifer Nettles introduced the Kenny Rogers tribute at the 2013 CMA Awards (Nov. 6). Rogers was honored with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, but before he received his trophy, he enjoyed modern acts performing a medley of his songs before joining him in song.
Blake Shelton Picks Up Fourth Male Vocalist of the Year Award at 2013 CMAs
The third time is usually the charm in life and superstition, but not for Blake Shelton -- unless, of course, we're speaking solely about his wins as a coach on 'The Voice.' For Shelton and his personal career, four is the magic number, as the singer picked up the Male …
Alan Jackson and George Strait Memorialize George Jones With ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’…
We lost the Possum, George Jones -- who is considered one of the greatest country singers ever, if not the greatest country singer ever -- earlier this year. Of course, the 2013 CMA Awards paid tribute to the legend, with Alan Jackson and George Strait performing a duet of 'He St…
Taylor Swift Thanks Country Music’s Elite When Accepting Pinnacle Award at 2013 CMA Awards
If for some reason you need further proof that Taylor Swift is a class act, you needn't look any further than her Pinnacle Award acceptance speech at the 2013 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 6).
Taylor Swift Delivers Breathtaking, All-Star Acoustic Version of ‘Red’ at 2013 CMA Awards
Taylor Swift turned in an all-star, acoustic version of the title track from 2012's 'Red' at the 2013 CMA Awards. She was joined by Alison Krauss and Vince Gill for this customized, slowed down and (likely) one-time-only version of her love-gone-wrong song.
Little Big Town Were ‘Sober’ by Candlelight at 2013 CMAs
Little Big Town turned in an intimate, candlelit performance of the ruminative but uplifting ballad 'Sober' at the 2013 CMA Awards on Nov. 6.
Censors Mute Kacey Musgraves During 2013 CMAs Performance of ‘Follow Your Arrow’
Looking extra pretty in a ruffly, lemon yellow party dress that showed off her killer legs, Kacey Musgraves -- nominated for six 2013 CMA Awards -- took the stage to perform her thoughtful track 'Follow Your Arrow' during the Nov. 6 broadcast. Unfortunately, she also dealt with t…