Ninetieth birthday bash also features Trace Adkins, the Oak Ridge Boys and Larry Gatlin
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Performance was one of many highlights at last night's annual ceremonies in Nashville, which honored Luke Bryan, Loretta Lynn, Eric Church, Alabama and more
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Kansas City mother-and-son duo ride a wave of buzz to their debut release next week
From the next (early) Taylor Swift to a hard-rocking, guitar-shredding duo
Musicians break in ambitious new stage show in Nashville
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In this age of on-demand listening, terrestrial and satellite radio remain the key power players in making or breaking a star
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On top of his hosting duties, the country superstar performed "Boys 'Round Here" and "Neon Light"
Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and more kept the booze flowing onstage and in song, and it got messy
Rock legends join Nashville newbies, a pop princess enlightens a country quartet and more of this year's musical odd couples