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Tim McGraw
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The Second Act: How Tim McGraw’s Past is Shaping His Future

Tim Mcgraw says his new album 'Sundown Heaven Town' drives forward by borrowing from his 22-year-old catalog. Whiffs of hits like 'Red Ragtop,' 'Just to See You Smile,' 'Where the Green Grass Grows' and 'Angry All the Time' seep through the speakers during songs like 'City Lights,' 'Shotgun Rider' and 'Diamond Rings and Old Bar Stools.' Beyond that, his life -- the moments and experiences t

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Tim McGraw Aims to Always ‘Push Himself Further’ as an Artist

Tim McGraw's 'Sundown Heaven Town' album was released Tuesday (Sept. 16), and the singer is pumped up about it, opening up to Taste of Country about the record and how he pushes himself as an artist.

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McGraw Interview Part 1
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Tim McGraw Explains Why ‘Overrated’ Could Be His Theme Song

Tim McGraw agrees that the first song on his new 'Sundown Heaven Town' album could be his theme song. The banjo-laden track evokes everything he stands for: hard work, overcoming obstacles and struggles and finding time appreciate family and friends. It takes a humble man to call a song called 'Overrated' a theme song, but the 47-year-old father of three was willing to go even further.

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Josh Turner
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Josh Turner Continually ‘Adapting’ as He Ages

It's been a decade since Josh Turner released his debut single 'Long Black Train.' As he prepares his next album, fans will find that the singer's new sound is a contrast to the style he introduced in 2003, but he still remains true to his traditional country roots.

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Brothers Osborne
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Brothers Osborne Interview: TJ + John Talk Rum, Crushes and the 18-Inch Adam’s Apple

Rum is truly an underrepresented liquor in country music. There are enough beer songs to play to the moon and back, and everyone knows whiskey makes your baby feel a little frisky. Brothers Osborne are proud to

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Colt Ford
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Colt Ford Always Knew He Wanted to Be in Music, But Not Necessarily Country

Growing up, Colt Ford played several sports, but despite a love for 'the game,' music eventually found him, he says. The singer stopped by Taste of Country to chat about music, his childhood and his 'Thanks for Listening' album, which hit in July.

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Old Dominion
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Old Dominion Talk Swagger, Their New EP and Writers’ Regret

Spend an hour listening to SiriusXM's country channel the Highway and you're likely to hear Old Dominion's 'Shut Me Up.' The catchy country-rocker is also a Spotify hit, with over 1.5 million streams, and (predictably), it's a big hit at the band's live shows. It's far from their only hit, however. You'll hear plenty more of those on traditional country radio.

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Chase Rice
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Game-Changer: Chase Rice Clearing His Own Path to Country Stardom

Chase Rice is a confident man. Stand next to the former college linebacker and quickly find yourself lost in a country forest of muscle and testosterone. He's tall, he's thick, he's quick to the point, and if he smiles, it's only a sly grin that does little to lift the low brim of his HDEU ball cap. It's difficult to imagine the 'Ready Set Roll' singer in a belly laugh.

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Sam Hunt
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Sam Hunt Interview: ‘Leave the Night On’ Singer Shares His R&B Influences

You may not know Sam Hunt yet, but you sort of do. As a solo artist, he has one rising hit in 'Leave the Night On' and another in 'Raised on It,' a favorite of SiriusXM's country channel, the Highway. As a songwriter, he has two hits on the radio right now, plus one other smash from 2012. Now signed to MCA Nashville, Hunt has begun a solo career that's an ocean deep in potential.

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RaeLynn
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RaeLynn’s Been Having an ‘Awesome’ Time Promoting ‘God Made Girls’

Former 'The Voice' contestant RaeLynn has been pretty busy lately. The 20-year-old has been promoting her debut single 'God Made Girls' while on a radio tour, an experience she says has been, well, "awesome."

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