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Josh Abbott Band Didn’t Intend to Make Another Personal Album

The Josh Abbott Band concede that the second half of their latest studio album found some dark spots they didn’t quickly want to revisit. In fact, the group was aiming to make a quasi-sequel to She’s Like Texas (2010) this time around, but life happened.

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Lindsay Ell’s Terrifying, Simplifying, Gratifying Journey to ‘The Project’

Lindsay Ell is 60 percent excited and 40 percent terrified of releasing The Project, her new studio album.

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While the Sun Shines: Country Singers Need to Plan and Save for a Rainy Day

While today's top country singers can potentially make more money than ever before, that doesn't automatically mean they're going to be set for life.

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Lewis Brice Forges His Own Path for Self-Titled Debut EP

Yes, Lewis Brice is Lee Brice's brother (or vice versa). No, that's not how he got his record deal.

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Counterpoint: Florida Georgia Line Is the Most Influential Act of the Last 5 Years

There's not a more polarizing act in country music than Florida Georgia Line. There's also not one that's been more successful over the last five years. This is country music's most influential artist.

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#LetTheGirlsPlay: Chloe Gilligan Working to Escape an Island

Will the real Chloe Gilligan please stand up?

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Point: Personal Lives Are What Make Country Music Unique

Anger over the Lindsay Ell radio station debacle in Sacramento is justified, but misguided. Canceling her show was heavy-handed, petty, sexist and backwards, but the singer’s personal life does and should matter.

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The New Old Reality of Threats for Music Artists

Attacks in Manchester — and before that, Paris and Orlando — rightfully stoke a conversation about security at music events.

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Counterpoint: Shania Twain Is Not a Country Hall of Famer … Yet

Albums released after an artist turns 50 are typically just gravy on an already successful career, but Shania Twain's next album matters. Her Country Music Hall of Fame candidacy may depend on it.

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Thomas Rhett, More Surprise Fans at Georgia on My Mind Concert

Georgia's finest music makers joined forces Tuesday night (May 16) in Nashville for the fourth annual Georgia on My Mind country music show.

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