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Hunter Hayes Playing Free Pre-CMA Awards Concert In Nashville

Posted On November 03, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Hunter Hayes is getting the CMA party started in Nashville. The country star will play a free pre-awards concert outside the Bridgestone Arena Monday night. The show is also being staged in conjunction with the USO's "Every Moment Counts" program, and will honor a military member and his family. Hayes is leading…

“SNL” Pokes Fun At Taylor Swift In Commercial For “Swiftamine”

Posted On November 02, 2014

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is tipping her hat to "Saturday Night Live" for its latest gag commercial about a medication called "Swiftamine." The pill claims to help those suffering from severe vertigo after the shock of realizing the song they like is actually by Taylor Swift.   "SNL" also poked fun at Taylor's seemingly inescapable…

Florida Georgia Line Headlining Georgia-Florida Tailgate Concert Friday

Posted On October 31, 2014

(Undated) -- Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard says the duo is "pumped" about headlining the Tailgate concert in conjunction with this weekend's Georgia-Florida football game. The country star tells Radio.com it's "going to be a huge party," and they've been "looking forward to it for a while." The event is set for Friday -- the…

Toby Keith Describes His Most Elaborate Halloween Costume

Posted On October 31, 2014

(Undated) -- Toby Keith says it's been "a long time" since he's put on a costume for Halloween. But the country star tells "Taste of Country Nights" that when he did dress up he would go all out, and spare no expense. He recalls that his "biggest costume splurge" was a "full-blown Gene Simmons in…

Sam Hunt Explains Length, Song Choices For Debut Album

Posted On October 31, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer Sam Hunt says he was very particular in putting together his debut album. The singer admits he could have packed "Montevallo" with more material, but explains that he had a specific concept in mind for this project.   Sam adds that he "didn't want to overwhelm people with a ton…