Jason Aldean officially announces his “2014 Burn It Down Tour”

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Well here's a bit of completely surprising (just shocking I'm telling you) news – Jason Aldean has teamed up with the MLB for his 2014 Burn It Down Tour

Jason told "Good Morning America" this morning that he's planning about 50 tour stops and the tour will include Tyler Farr and Florida Georgia Line as openers. 

Yeah, kind of like the "inaccurate" info I had yesterday. 

You can watch Jason's announcement that he made on "Good Morning America" this morning here. In the meantime, check out Jason performing When She Says Baby below. 

I will update this post once all the info such as tour dates, etc. is announced. 

Update: Full press release after the jump…

 

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Brandy Clark thinks the tides are turning for women

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So many people think Brandy Clark's going to have a breakout year this year. While I'm hopeful she will, 2013 was tough for women in country music. If you've seen the mini-documentary I put together, you're familiar with what I'm talking about.

Brandy reveals in my new interview with her that while she's not too worried about radio play for her own music right now, she's pretty sure that women are getting ready to make a come back on the radio.  

Brandy also revealed an exciting bit of news. She's currently in New York writing music for a new Hee Haw musical that's getting ready to happen. 

How cool is that?

Here's my conversation with Brandy, followed by some of her tunes.

Here's the video for the lead single from Brandy's new release.

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Having country music withdrawals? There’s an app for that

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Tired of today's pop-country taking over your local radio station? Looking for a way to listen to some real country music from the convenience of your phone, computer, or tablet? Well there's an app for that. 

Outlaw Nation is heard in more than 1200 country bars around the country, and now you can get the same great music on your phone or tablet. Just head over to OutlawNation.com/apps/ to download yours now. 

Outlaw Nation is also available as a music stream for radio stations. Find out the full details after the jump … 

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Blake Shelton ‘The Voice’ team member part of strange extortion plot

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You can't make this stuff up, people. 

Bearded wonder and Blake Shelton "The Voice" team member, Cole Vosbury, recently found himself at the center of a strange extortion plot by a businessman he'd never even met who was threatening to reveal the singer's deep, dark secrets.  

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