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Luke Bryan Sets Another Record With Final Stadium Show

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Luke Bryan has no problem drawing a large audience. The country star played the last of his four stadium shows over the weekend, performing before 60-thousand fans at Chicago's Soldier Field -- and setting an attendance record for a country concert at the venue. But that's just one of several concert records…

Lady Antebellum Tops Chart With Latest Single

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum has another chart-topping hit to their credit with their latest single. "Bartender" has become the country trio's ninth number one hit, taking the top spot on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts. Lady A's Hillary Scott says she enjoys how the song puts a different spin on bouncing back…

Miranda Lambert Likes Providing Fans A Distraction

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Miranda Lambert says if she's not creating a distraction, she's not doing things right. The country star explains that as a performer she's supposed to give audience members an escape from their daily grind.   Lambert has been providing that distraction this summer on her "Platinum" tour. The singer will be taking…

Alan Jackson Cleaned House For New Exhibit

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Alan Jackson says he's honored to be featured in an exhibit at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The singer also admits he had a lot to contribute to the project.   But Alan's wife, Denise, doesn't mind having her home free of the clutter. She jokes that they might…

Merle Haggard, David Frizzell Discuss Buddy Holly Tribute Album

Posted On September 02, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Merle Haggard says it wasn't tough for him to choose a song for the upcoming Buddy Holly tribute album. But he and David Frizzell -- who spearheaded the project -- explain they still went through a little bit of negotiating on the tracks.   David adds that he thought Holly's hit "Everyday"…