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Happy Birthday Minnie Pearl!

“Howwwww-Deee! I’m just so proud to be here.” We wanted to wish a Happy Birthday to the late Sarah Colley. Born on this date in 1912, Colley was from Centerville, Tennessee, but she is more famously known as the iconic “Cousin” Minnie Pearl from Grinder’s Switch, and legendary star of the Grand Ole Opry and […]

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Kenny Chesney Announces 2015 ‘Big Revival’ Tour

Country singer Kenny Chesney is coming to a stage near you in 2015, announcing his Big Revival Tour which will kick off March 26th, Chesney’s birthday, in Nashville, Tennessee. The American Kids singer stopped by Good Morning America for an interview with Robin Roberts to make the big announcement, and the No Shoes Nation couldn’t be more pleased. […]

Reba McEntire's father passes away

Reba McEntire’s Father Passes Away

We’re sad to report the news that Reba McEntire’s father, Clark McEntire, has passed away after a long period of illness. He was 86-years-old. According to Reba’s younger sister, Susie McEntire, their dad passed away Thursday evening, October 23rd, in Coalgate, Oklahoma. Susie posted the following message to her Facebook page: Post by Susie McEntire. […]

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Troy Gentry’s Wife Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Troy Gentry, a member of the Country duo Montgomery Gentry recently announced the news that his wife Angie has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The singer revealed the news via Facebook, letting fans know that Angie is currently undergoing chemo therapy and has a good prognosis. Earlier this month, Montgomery Gentry launched the Check Your Headlights campaign […]

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Toby Keith Says ISIS Doesn’t Scare Him One Bit!

One of the things we love about Toby Keith is his unflinching support of the brave servicemen and women of our military. Keith has been a consistent presence on countless USO Tours over the years, but in a recent interview he was asked if the ISIS threat in the Middle East would stop him from […]

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Zac Brown Band Release New Music Video For Hit Song ‘Free’

The Grammy Award winning Zac Brown Band has just released a stirring new music video for their #1 hit song, Free, and it’s as powerful as ever! The single was orginially recorded for their 2008 album, The Foundation, and was released in April of 2010 as the fifth and final single from the project. Its peak at #1 […]

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Blake Shelton First Country Artist To Top Billboard Artist 100

Blake Shelton recently made history by becoming the first Country musician to rank #1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. The chart measures a variety of factors, including album/digital song sales and radio airplay. Shelton debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart last week with his new album, Bringing Back The Sunshine, which spurred […]

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Kix Brooks Sounds Off On The State Of Country Music

Former Brooks & Dunn singer Kix Brooks recently sat down with Rolling Stone Country to discuss the current state of Country music. The American Country Countdown and Kickin’ It With Kix host has seen the evolution of Country music over the last three decades, and while he acknowledges some shortcomings in the industry today, he thinks the future of […]