Dolly Parton signs with a new record label, announces new album

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Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to announce her latest recording endeavor, a partnership between her own label Dolly Records and Sony Masterworks.  The label deal will launch her new album Blue Smoke in New Zealand/Australia on January 31, 2014, to coincide with her international Blue Smoke World Tour which will hit New Zealand, Australia in February.  In addition, Blue Smoke will be released in the United States and Europe in May 2014, in advance of the Blue Smoke World Tour hitting England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden. 

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Justin Timberlake goes country

Well, not exactly, but it sounds like that was the original plan. Re-recording a song that another artist has made famous is a pretty common occurrence. Luckily, though, it doesn't…

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Luke Bryan sells out Madison Square Garden in five minutes

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As tickets for Luke Bryan’s 2014 “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” are beginning to
be available, news came this morning that his January 25 show at New York City’s
Madison Square Garden sold-out in five minutes.  Due to the overwhelming popular
demand a second show at Madison Square Garden will be added later on into the
tour on Friday, September 12.  The first leg of the tour will feature Lee Brice
and Cole Swindell when it launches January 16. 

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Don’t visit Thompson Square on Halloween … they hand out terrible candy

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There's always that one house that hands out pennies or popcorn balls for Halloween, but nothing could be worse than what Thompson Square are handing out this year. 

They're handing out cough drops!

"Trick or treat, we're handing out Luden's for Halloween!," the pair wrote on Facebook

Ewww. LOL. 

In reality, the duo has partnered with Luden's cough drops for their Voices Worth Hearing campaign so they may not actually be the worst house to visit on Halloween (at least I hope not). You can read all about the partnership after the jump … 

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Thompson Square to sing National Anthem on ESPN

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Reigning CMA and ACM "Vocal Duo of the Year" Thompson Square will perform the national anthem live on ESPN at Sunday's "AAA 400" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Victory Plaza in Dover, Delaware. The "AAA 400" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race begins at 2 pm ET on Sunday, Sept. 29th. Prior to the race, the multi-platinum selling duo will perform a free concert for fans. 

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