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Country Artists See Sales Boost After Grammy Awards

Posted On February 18, 2016

Chris Stapleton has some new fans thanks to the Grammy Awards. "Traveller" was the top-selling album in the day after Monday's telecast, with more than 8,100 copies snapped up.  The figure was reported by the BuzzAngle Music platform, which collects daily data from music sellers and streaming services. Sam Hunt's "Montevello" came in seventh on the…

Kellie Pickler Returns To “American Idol” Tonight

Posted On February 18, 2016

Kellie Pickler is being called back to the stage that made her famous. She'll return to "American Idol" tonight to mentor the current hopefuls and perform with two of the Top 24 contestants. Pickler says, "It was so great to return to 'American Idol' and see some of my old friends and make a few…

Kacey Musgraves Creates Greener Concerts

Posted On February 18, 2016

Kacey Musgraves is going green. She's teaming up with Reverb, a non-profit environmental organization that works with artists and their fans to create a greener concert experience. Part of that experience includes an Eco-Village, in which fans can learn about various environmental causes, reusable and compostable supplies for backstage activities, local farm-to-stage food sourcing for…

Chuck Wicks Discusses His “Turning Point”

Posted On February 18, 2016

Chuck Wicks says he has no intention of "blowing" his second shot at country music. In an interview with "People" magazine, Wicks admitted that he was "in the dumps" in 2011 after losing his record deal and his published deal as a writer.  He says he gained more than 30-pounds. The turning point came when…

Luke Bryan Touring With Little Big Town

Posted On February 18, 2016

Luke Bryan is still shocked that Little Big Town was interested in going out on tour with him. Bryan says he's excited about his "Kill The Lights" tour, which features Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. "When I found out that we were able to get Little Big Town to tour with me, which is a…

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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…