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Wanna Be That Song: Brett Eldredge brings the CMA Songwriters Series to his home state

ABC/Image Group LA Illinois native Brett Eldredge is taking the CMA Songwriters Series to Chicago. “The Long Way” hitmaker will lead the latest show in the series on Tuesday, July 24 at Joe’s Bar on Weed Street. Songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, and Jordan Reynolds will join Brett to take turns telling stories and singing their songs. All four have cuts …

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Deep thoughts with Chris Lane: “Drunk People” do dumb things

Big Loud If you’ve ever had a drunken booty call, don’t worry about it. That’s the message of Chris Lane‘s new track, “Drunk People,” the latest preview of his Laps Around the Sun album, which arrives July 13. “Drunk people do dumb things/They pick it up when the phone rings/Saying things that they don’t mean/Like I want you …

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Less stress, more success: How “Meant to Be” influenced Bebe Rexha’s debut album

ABC/Kelsey McNealIf you’d told Bebe Rexha last year that she’d spend most of 2018 holding down the #1 spot on the country chart, she wouldn’t have believed you.  But the success of her Florida Georgia Linecollaboration, “Meant to Be,” is just one of the little surprises that helped to inspire the title of her debut album Expectations, in stores …

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“Small Town Boy” Dustin Lynch will have Georgia on [His] Mind next week

ABC/Image Group LA Dustin Lynch may be a “Small Town Boy” from Tennessee, but he’s still up to help out his friends from Georgia. The “Good Girl” hitmaker is the latest star to sign on to play the Fifth Annual Georgia on My Mind benefit next Tuesday at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. He joins an impressive …

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Blake Shelton admits he and Gwen Stefani started out as a “rebound deal” — but could marriage be next?

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCWhen Blake Shelton initially started dating Gwen Stefani, he admits they both were on the rebound from their previous relationships. The “I Lived It” hitmaker makes the straightforward comment in a new interview with Willie Geist that airs on NBC’s Sunday Today. “When I was going through my divorce, I hit rock bottom, just like anybody …

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It’s “Tequila” shots for everyone, as Dan + Shay’s self-titled third album arrives on Friday

ABC/Image Group LA On Friday, Dan + Shay come full circle, as the project they started teasing right after the first of the year arrives in stores and online.  Though their self-titled album is only their third, through the years, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooneyhave become masters at engaging their fans on social media, just as they did by hinting …

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