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Six Contemporary Artists Who Surely Make Dolly and Loretta Proud

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These examples prove Taylor's sometimes eyebrow-raising business moves are actually super savvy.

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Network's first all-female tour is part of a bigger campaign to close the gender gap in country music.

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Dolly Parton isn’t planning on slowing down any time soon. The 69-year-old has done plenty in her illustrious career, which has spanned almost 50 years, but she insists that she has much more that she wants to accomplish.

This week’s listener requests come from Priscillia in London, Ontario

 

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WEEK OF APRIL 12, 2015

 

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The ACM Awards always have their share of memorable moments. From emotional acceptance speeches to surprise winners, top-notch performances to unexpected duets, fans are buzzing for days after the yearly awards show.

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Country newcomer talks about putting her biggest heartbreak to music and overcoming nerves to play for the president.

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Luke Bryan, center, and from left, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, of the musical group Florida Georgia Line, perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. (AP)

Thanks in large part to the bro’ country sound, country music has never been more alive in the United States.