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Turn Up Your Boring Macaroni & Cheese with One Can of Beer

Taste of Country News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:00

You will never eat this classic dish the same way again.

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Scott Borchetta Downplays Success of Luke Combs & Kane Brown

Saving Country Music - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:57
The Country Music Antichrist Scott Borchetta is hellbent on world domination ladies and gentlemen, and in the process expect him to pull country music in the pop direction more than ever before. In an interview, he downplayed Luke Combs and Kane Brown, while touting Thomas Rhett as the only true 20-something headliner.
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Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams Get Married [Watch Video of the Newlyweds]

Nash Daily News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:21

Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams—who is the younger sister of Jason Aldean—got married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on July 12.

The couple tied the knot in front of 103 guests—including Jason Aldean, former MLB player Ryan Klesko and former UFC fighter Dan Henderson—during an evening ceremony at the Cabo Azul Resort. Both Chuck and Kasi became emotional during the ceremony as they recited the vows they wrote for each other. There were no groomsmen or bridesmaids.

The new bride and groom shared their first dance to an acoustic version of “Can’t Help Falling in Love.” The reception dinner, which featured sea bass and filet mignon, was capped with a firework show.

Chuck and Kasi will honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii, for the week.

Check out the newlyweds in the Nash Country Daily video below.

photo by Nash Country Daily

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Kelly Clarkson's Advice to Taylor Swift: Re-Record Old Songs

Taste of Country News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 10:17

Clarkson had an idea that might help Swift get revenge for the sale of her back catalog.

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Lon Helton of “Country Countdown USA” Earns Nomination for Radio Hall of Fame [Vote Now]

Nash Daily News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 08:58

Lon Helton, the longtime host of Country Countdown USA, has been nominated for the Radio Hall of Fame.

Lon is one of four nominees in the Music Format: On-Air Personality category, along with Hollywood Hamilton, the Mark & Brian Show, and Ryan Seacrest.

From July 15 to July 28, fans have the opportunity to vote for their favorite personality in the aforementioned category. The winners will be determined by the public and the Radio Hall of Fame’s nominating committee. The outcome of the fan vote counts as one vote among the committee votes.

Lon has been host of Country Countdown USA since its inception in 1992. Lon was named CMA National Personality of the Year in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. In 2009, 2012, 2014, and 2016, he won that honor from the Academy of Country Music. Lon was inducted into the Country Radio DJ Hall of Fame in 2006.

Inductees will be announced on Aug. 5. The induction ceremony will take place in the fall.

Music Format On-Air Personality

  • Hollywood Hamilton
  • Lon Helton
  • Mark & Brian Show (Mark Thompson, Brian Phelps)
  • Ryan Seacrest

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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Remember Which Movie Inspired Garth Brooks' No. 1 Hit 'The Dance'?

Taste of Country News - Sun, 07/14/2019 - 07:00

Though "The Dance" has become one of the most iconic songs of his career, most fans don't know that it was inspired by a film.

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29 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Hits No. 1 With 'The Dance'

The Boot News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 23:01

On July 14, 1990, Brooks earned a No. 1 hit with his single "The Dance," from his debut self-titled album.

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Duane 'Dog' Chapman Pays Emotional Farewell to Wife Beth Chapman: 'I Still Haven't Let Her Go'

Taste of Country News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 17:37

"I cannot believe that she's gone. This is not possible."

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Granger Smith's Son River's Organ Donation Gave Life to Two People

The Boot News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 16:22

Three-year-old River's life may have been cut short, but his legacy is still making a positive impact on the world.

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'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Star Beth Chapman Laid to Rest in Colorado Funeral

Taste of Country News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 16:15

It was a sendoff appropriate for her larger-than-life presence.

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Granger Smith's Wife Reveals Son River's Organ Donation Gave Life to Two Adults

Taste of Country News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 14:40

Amber Smith calls her son River "our tiny, red-headed hero."

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Chris Pratt Rocks Nashville Honky-Tonks With Johnny Cash, Garth Brooks Covers [Watch]

Taste of Country News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 13:40

The actor makes no secret of his love of country music.

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50th Anniversary of Merle Haggard’s “Okie From Muskogee” to be Recognized

Saving Country Music - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 10:45
On October 10th, 1969, Merle Haggard and his famous backing band The Strangers rolled into Muskogee, Oklahoma to play the Muskogee Civic Center for a packed house. Just two weeks previous, on September 25th, Haggard had officially released the song "Okie From Muskogee" as a single.
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J.P. Arencibia Issues Statement on the Band Perry's Savage Cheating Song: 'There Was No Infidelity'

Taste of Country News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 10:38

"It’s a shame that all of this is now being made up to promote an album."

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Remember When Garth Brooks Joined Kiss on Stage?

Taste of Country News - Sat, 07/13/2019 - 07:45

He is actually a huge fan of the band.

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25 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Performs With KISS on 'The Tonight Show'

The Boot News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 23:01

On July 13, 1994, Brooks performed "Hard Luck Woman" with the rock band on 'The Tonight Show'.

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Kimberly Perry's Ex, J.P. Arencibia, Hits Back at the Band Perry's Brutal Infidelity Song [Listen]

Taste of Country News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 16:42

Kimberly accused her ex of infidelity, and he's having none of it.

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