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Vince Gill to Receive BMI Icon Award

Vince Gill's iconic career will be celebrated with a prestigious honor in November. The singer-songwriter is the recipient of this year's BMI Icon Award at their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 4.

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Kacey Musgraves, ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ — Story Behind the Song

Kacey Musgraves' debut single, 'Merry Go 'Round,' reached the Top 10 on the country charts and was also named one of the Top 50 songs of 2012 (in all genres) by Rolling Stone magazine, which singled it out as a "bleak-but-clever take on small-town inertia and ennui."

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20 Years Ago: George Jones Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery on His 63rd Birthday

Twenty years ago today, on Sept. 12, 1994, George Jones had a birthday to remember, even if it wasn't the way he had hoped. It was on this day that the singer had triple bypass surgery at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, where remained hospitalized for one week.

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11 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies

Eleven years ago today, country music lost one of its most beloved stars, Johnny Cash. The legendary singer passed away on Sept. 12, 2003, of complications from diabetes. He was 71.

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Lee Brice Won’t Stand for Slander, Responds to Fan’s False Accusations

If there's one thing that Lee Brice won't tolerate, it's lies. After a fan falsely accused the 'I Don't Dance' hitmaker of drinking too much before taking the stage at a recent show, he responded angrily, later speaking out about how slanderous accusations such as that really "burn him up."

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#NextUp: Dustin Lynch Lays Down ‘Where It’s At’ Acoustic [Watch]

Dustin Lynch's sophomore album 'Where It's At' dropped Tuesday (Sept. 9), and the lead single just so happens to be the title song. So, naturally, when the rising star stopped by the Taste of Country studio to perform, he had to give us an incredible acoustic version of the big hit.

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Randy Travis’ Name Removed From Hometown Sign — See Before and After Pictures

Randy Travis' hometown of Marshville, N.C., has a new welcome sign -- and it's missing the singer's name.

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Dierks Bentley Says CMA Album of the Year Nod is ‘Most Special’

Dierks Bentley is nominated for five CMA Awards, including one for Male Vocalist of the Year, making him the top male nominee. But of all his nominations -- which also include ones for Song of the Year, Single of the Year and Music Video of the Year -- he says it's the Album of the Year nod for his No.1 album 'Riser,' which was released earlier this year, that means the most to him.

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George Strait Calls CMA Entertainer of the Year Nomination ‘a Great Honor’

It's been quite a year for George Strait. The country music superstar wrapped up his sold-out farewell The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, starred in a two-hour TV special, 'George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away' and will release his live album, 'The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium.' He's also nominated for his 83rd CMA Award, for Entertainer of the Year, capping off one of the most memorable years of his career.

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Miranda Lambert Opening Redemption Ranch to Save Even More Animals

Miranda Lambert is continually improving the life of dogs in the Tishomingo, Oklahoma area. The star's MuttNation Foundation broke ground on refreshing a local safe haven this month, revealing the first photos of the five-acre Redemption Ranch.

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Randy Rogers Band’s ‘For the Sake of the Shot’ Charity Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars for Monday, October 6th. That's the date of the Randy Rogers Band’s 6th Annual “For the Sake of the Shot” charity golf tournament and 19th Hole Jam.

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Sturgill Simpson Making the Television Rounds

Network and cable television is taking notice of Sturgill Simpson's immense talent, even if country radio is yet to get on board. Last night Simpson was the musical guest on Conan, following up a July appearance on David Letterman, and more recently having music featured on FX's The Bridge.

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