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Maddie and Tae
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Maddie and Tae Prep for Their First CMA Awards, Recall Where They Were Last Year

It has been quite a year for newcomers Maddie & Tae, whose debut single 'Girl in a Country Song' undoubtedly helped them snag an invite to the 2014 CMA Awards. The duo recall how far they've come since last year, including where they watched the show and how they're prepping to attend.

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Blake Shelton Says His Divorce Was as Tough as His Brother’s Death

Blake Shelton doesn't often speak publicly about his divorce from his first wife, but the singer opened up in a recent interview with '60 Minutes.'

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Thomas Rhett
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Thomas Rhett Wouldn’t Know What to Do With CMA Best New Artist Award

Thomas Rhett is one of the breakout country artists of 2014, and in an interview during 2014 CMA Awards week, he reveals what he would do with the trophy if he won Best New Artist Wednesday night (Nov. 5).

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Dan and Shay
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Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney Undergoes Emergency Surgery Prior to CMA Awards

Just one day before the 2014 CMA Awards, Taste of Country caught up with Dan + Shay ... or, one half of the duo, really. Dan Smyers stopped by our booth to chat about his other half, Shay Mooney, and why he was missing in action during interviews.

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Hunter Hayes
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Hunter Hayes on His 2014 CMA Awards Date: ‘I’m Very Lucky’

Hunter Hayes will have someone by his side at the 2014 CMA Awards on Wednesday night (Nov. 5). The 'Tattoo' singer says his date is "gorgeous" before adding, "I'm very lucky."

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Bayou Country Superfest
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2015 Bayou Country Superfest Line-Up Announced

The 2015 edition of Bayou Country Superfest will be held on May 22-24 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.

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Lee Brice ‘Honored’ to Be Up for 2014 CMAs Song of the Year for Song He Wrote

Lee Brice is nominated for the CMA Song of the Year for his latest, 'I Don't Dance,' and he dropped in with Taste of Country to talk about the upcoming awards show.

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Garth Brooks Announces Concert Dates in Tulsa [Video]

Garth Brooks has announced more shows for his world tour, and this time he's headed home. The Oklahoma native has revealed dates for three concerts in his hometown of Tulsa for January 2015.

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Dierks Bentley Keith Urban Miranda Lambert
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Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban + Miranda Lambert Are Early 2014 CMA Awards Winners

Two of the most nominated artists at the 2014 CMA Awards learned they were winners before the show even started. Dierks Bentley has won the Music Video of the Year award, while Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert took Musical Event of the Year.

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Kacey Musgraves Twerking
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Kacey Musgraves Twerking at Target [Video]

Check out video of Kacey Musgraves twerking in Target.

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