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Continue reading because we have Dolly—in her own words—about seeing the good in people…plus three myths about Dolly…de-bunked! 

The Network is to Develop Slate of Two-Hour Movies With Legendary Country Icon as Producer.


You may know about some of these singer-songwriter-musicians’ time in front of the camera, or you may learn something new here today.


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Country music is the music of real life, and its fans keep the music close to them at all times — especially the big occasions.


Darrell Winfield was the original Marlboro man (Phillip Morris USA)

A Riverton, Wyoming rancher who became the iconic image of the rugged American Cowboy has died at the age of 85.


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Peering into country music's crystal ball, 2015 is poised to be a year of comebacks, throwbacks and grand events. 


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Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and more kept the booze flowing onstage and in song, and it got messy.


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Glen Campbell is up for two 2015 Grammy Awards related to the soundtrack EP of the documentary about the singer, ‘Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me.’


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The performances, music videos and news stories that made a platinum year.


(From left) Caroline Bryan, Tiffany Fallon, Rebecca Sweet and Sarah Davidson (photo by Jillian Hughes)

Dishing with the wives of Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney, Little Big Town’s Phillip Sweet and songwriter Dallas Davidson.



Craig Wayne Boyd, budding country star and member of Team Blake Shelton, was crowned the Season 7 winner of ‘The Voice.’ And it sounds like he owes some thanks to his drummer.


Jennifer June doesn’t just collect boots—she collects the stories behind the boots and makes regular pilgrimages to meet their makers.


It's appropriate that Florida Georgia Line took its name from both sides of a boundary, because the duo (Georgia-born Tyler Hubbard, 27, and Florida native Brian Kelley, 29) used its multi-format smash ‘Cruise,’ and the party-themed album ‘Here's to the Good Times,’ to redraw—and partly erase—the once-thin lines that separate country from the rest of popular music.


The country couple's historic estate is on the market.


The modern day country music fan is quite a bit more tolerant of edgy or controversial songs than fans were 30 or 40 years ago, and as a result, there are fewer banned country songs today. 


Nudie Cohn was the first to mix Nashville and Hollywood, making it hip to be ostentatious.

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‘American Idol‘ has become a very important showcase for country music.


‘The Voice‘ has become a very important all-genre showcase for country music.


Premiere Episode Featuring Martina McBride, Gladys Knight and Special Guest Estelle To Stream Live from Nashville, Tennessee at 8pm/ET via


Located in Hendersonville, Kelly Clarkson's home spans more than 17,000 square feet and features seven bedrooms. 


One tradition that Bob Kingsley has enjoyed for the past 19 years happens during the production of "Christmas in America."

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ABC's hit TV series was created in and about Tennessee's famous Music City, and the actual locations and sets are full of surprises.

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Country Guys & Their Guns (the Muscular Kind!)

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This 1983 primetime performance spotlights two country stars on a stage full of children.


Female Duo Debuts at #1 — twice.

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Brad Paisley has written most of his chart-topping hits, including ‘Remind Me,’ ‘Mud on the Tires’ and his first No. 1 single, ‘He Didn’t Have to Be.’


When Luke Bryan pulls up in his 1972 Ford Bronco for a morning photo shoot in Miami, he's rumpled and unshaven, wearing flip-flops and camo – but even disheveled he's got undeniable charm.

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Sure, he's won his share of ACM, CMA and Grammy awards, not to mention all the No. 1 hits and sold-out tours – all proof that Tim McGraw can really rock a crowd.

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