Luke Bryan and Eric Church head to Kicker Country Stampede in Kansas

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The Kicker Country Stampede is proud to announce CMA Entertainer of the
Year nominee and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year winner LUKE
BRYAN and CMA Male Vocalist of the Year nominee and reigning ACM Album
of the Year winner ERIC CHURCH are set as Friday and Saturday
night headliners, respectively.

“Country Stampede has become a lifestyle event, not
just for the music, but for the overall experience which includes activities
taking place in the campground,” says Country Stampede General Manager Wayne
Rouse. “2014 is going to be a party! We have announced new radio partners and
have the hottest acts in country music set to perform and we are looking forward
to having the biggest year since we started.” 

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Luke Bryan Ready To Launch Fifth “Farm Tour” October 2

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ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan is gearing up to launch his fifth "Farm Tour 2013" next week with eight shows from October 2 to October 12. Special guests performing during the tour include Chancie Neal, Cole Swindell and the Peach Pickers- Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip.

The "Farm Tour" 2013 concerts will be held in the following cities and locations:

October 2 Statesboro, Georgia Perry's Field
October 3 Athens, Georgia Wild Winds Farms
October 4 Columbia, South Carolina Culler Farms SOLD OUT
October 5 Macon, Georgia Midway at Central City Park SOLD OUT
October 9 Villa Rica, Georgia V-Plex
October 10 Auburn, Alabama Ingram Farms
October 11 Tallahassee, Florida Tallahassee Automobile Museum
October 12 Valdosta, Georgia Valdosta Wake Compound

(dates & cities subject to change) 

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Gary Allan sends handwritten apology to radio stations

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Drama, drama, drama. Way too much drama this past week. 

In case you've been living under a rock, there's been a whole big brouhaha after Zac Brown went after Luke Bryan and his newest single That's My Kind of Night. In an interview with Vancouver's 93.7 last week, Zac stated in no uncertain terms that That's My Kind of Night was the worst song ever. 

Ever!

People got pissed.

Zac then took to the Zac Brown Band's Twitter to clarify his comments, saying that what he had said was okay because he likes Luke and Luke's music, he just hates this newest song, which is actually fine because Luke hadn't written the song himself anyway. 

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George Strait nominated for CMA Entertainer of the Year! Check out the rest of the list

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Florida Georgia Line and Sheryl Crow were up bright and early this morning on Good Morning America to announce the 2013 CMA Nominees.

The 47th annual Country Music Association Awards will air live on ABC, Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. ET. The show will once again be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

Here's the full list of nominees (I had a partial list up earlier):

Entertainer of the Year:

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Blake Shelton
  • George Strait
  • Taylor Swift

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“ALABAMA & Friends” Cracks Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart!

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Press release:

After only a week of being in stores, ALABAMA & Friends — the new
album paying homage to the most iconic band in country music — has landed at
No. 8 on the elite Billboard 200 all genre album chart. The 11-track album is
among good company, surrounded by some of music's biggest names including pop
stars John Mayer (#7) and Bruno Mars (#9).

On the country albums chart, ALABAMA & Friends
also makes an impressive debut, coming in at No. 2 after selling 31,948 copies
in its first week. 

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