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Keith Urban’s “RipCORD” Includes Pitbull Collaboration

Posted On March 29, 2016

Keith Urban's "RipCORD" album features a song with rapper Pitbull. "Sun Don't Let Me Down" marks the first time one of his songs includes rap.  Urban told "Rolling Stone," Pitbull brings a "mischievous, sexy swagger" to the tune, which also includes funk legend Nile Rodgers on guitar. Urban says "Sun Don't Let Me Down" was…

Merle Haggard’s Family Wants Him To Quit Touring

Posted On March 29, 2016

Merle Haggard's family wants him to quit touring. He told "Garden & Gun" magazine, "I feel it's a double-edged sword. It's hard to have a family, so I try and split it up. I try to build a life here of a reasonable sort, and then go and jump on the bus." Haggard admits he…

Bryan On Being Entertainer Of The Year

Posted On March 29, 2016

Luke Bryan says all he's focusing on while on stage is making sure the fans have a good time. "Focus in life when I'm on stage is entertaining these fans. If it's my smile and my demeanor, my song that does it, me picking up a child out of the audience and letting them sing,"…

Stapleton Up For ACM Album Of The Year

Posted On March 29, 2016

Chris Stapleton's album "Traveller" has earned him multiple nominations including a win for Album of the Year at The CMA's late last year. "It's about a journey in a musical sense, in a physical sense, in a spiritual sense, and every way that you can have a journey. This record is kind of that for…

Young Heading To ACM Awards This Weekend

Posted On March 29, 2016

With multiple nominations under his belt, Chris Young says he's especially excited for the Academy of Country Music Awards this year. "'Single of the Year' and 'Album of the Year'. Being nominated as the producer on the first single that I've co-produced, it's just pretty unbelievable. I'm always pumped for the ACMs, but this year…

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    Missing in Farmer's Retreat

    Posted on May 6, 2016

    Two dogs missing in Farmer's Retreat/Dillsboro area. Fiona is a…