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Blake Shelton: “I Wouldn’t Be Sitting Here With a Career Right Now If It Wasn’t for the Songwriters in Nashville” [Watch Video]

Blake Shelton: “I Wouldn’t Be Sitting Here With a Career Right Now If It Wasn’t for the Songwriters in Nashville” [Watch Video]

Blake Shelton posted an almost-two-minute clip on Facebook yesterday (Aug. 21) in which he thanked Nashville songwriters for their “incredible” contributions to his musical catalogue over the years. “I never really considered myself a great songwriter, and the reason is because there’s so many incredible songwriters in Nashville that I can’t even begin to compare…MORE

5 Questions With “Forever Country” Producer Shane McAnally, Who Reveals What Other Songs Were in Contention for the Mashup

5 Questions With “Forever Country” Producer Shane McAnally, Who Reveals What Other Songs Were in Contention for the Mashup

By now you’ve probably seen and heard that 30 of country music’s biggest stars—both past and present—have come together to record a new song and video, “Forever Country,” for the CMA Awards’ 50-year anniversary. The star-studded mashup features a fresh take on three of country’s most classic songs: John Denver’s “Take Me Home,” Willie Nelson’s…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.