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Cell Phones Light Parmalee Stage After Power Outage in Ohio [Watch]

Parmalee say their motto is "Keep on plugging!" On Thursday night in Rootstown, Ohio they had to keep plugging when a power outage kept them from plugging in. Fans with cell phones lit the stage and then helped the country quartet get through their new song "Already Callin' You Mine."

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Sara Evans
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Sara Evans Vents After Watching ‘Disgusting’ TV Show

Sara Evans considers herself to be a pop culture junkie, so she knows what she likes. And she clearly knows what she doesn’t like. On Tuesday night the singer took to Facebook to vent about a new show on FOX.

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The Pros and Cons of Spotify

There's no question that Spotify is becoming more and more of a marketplace force in country music and beyond, despite much controversy among the artistic community. But will it be the ruin of the music business, as some have suggested — or its savior?

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The Illusionists: Striking Matches Prove Looks Can Be Deceiving

Sarah Zimmerman and Justin Davis have recently added Cream's "Crossroads" to the Striking Matches live set.

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Qaasim Middleton
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Inside ‘American Idol’: Scott Borchetta Says Judges May Regret Using Their Save

Viewers were surprised when Qaasim Middleton was voted off American Idol last week, but they were shocked when the panel of judges voted to save him. Mentor Scott Borchetta tells Taste of Country Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. may come to regret that decision.

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Jerrod’s Jukebox: Jerrod Niemann’s Favorites From Yesterday and Today [Listen]

Jerrod Niemann is quietly known to many as a country music historian, so when he recommends a song it's best to just listen without asking questions. Each week, the "Drink to That All Night" singer will add a new song to Jerrod's Jukebox, a Spotify playlist available first to Taste of Country readers.

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Allison Moorer Talks Hard Road to New Album, ‘Down to Believing’

Allison Moorer took the path less traveled to her new album, Down to Believing.

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Garth Brooks Comments on Sony Head Gary Overton’s Resignation

When Sony CEO Gary Overton stepped aside this week it shocked the country music industry, and some of the label's artists. Garth Brooks says he got the news long after it was made public, and hasn’t yet reached out to his former boss.

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In Country Music, 30 Is the New 20

Only in country music can a new artist begin his career at age 38. In fact, many of country's biggest stars are past or pushing 40 years old. A few are nearing (gulp) 50!

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Inside ‘American Idol’: Scott Borchetta Says Maddie Walker’s Appendix Did Not Burst

The last remaining country American Idol finalist will perform on Thursday night. Season 14 mentor Scott Borchetta tells Taste of Country that Maddie Walker still doesn't know what put her in the hospital for several days last weekend, but it wasn't a ruptured appendix.

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