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Chris Stapleton at Coachella
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Okay Chris Stapleton, Now What?

How do you take your Chris Stapleton? Not quietly, if you’re like his fans and most in the country music industry.

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dustin lynch mind reader, dustin lynch mind reader lyrics, dustin lynch mind reader story behind the song, ben hayslip mind reader interview
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Lyrics Uncovered: Dustin Lynch, ‘Mind Reader’

Dustin Lynch's "Mind Reader" lyrics are based on a real-life incident that actually happened to one of the songwriters.

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Thomas Rhett
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Thomas Rhett Spills on ‘T-Shirt,’ All-Star Collaborations

Thomas Rhett is having a memorable 2016. Fresh off celebrating his six-week No. 1 with "Die A Happy Man" and his first time performing in the U.K., Taste of Country caught up with the singer-songwriter to learn more about his current single, "T-Shirt," as well as his recent writing sessions with Dave Barnes and Jason Mraz.

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chris young cassadee pope duet, chris young think of you lyrics, chris young cassadee pope think of you
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Lyrics Uncovered: Chris Young, ‘Think of You’ (Feat. Cassadee Pope)

Chris Young's "Think of You" lyrics have brought a hit duet back to country radio, featuring two of the outstanding vocal performances so far in 2016.

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Lyrics Uncovered: Dierks Bentley, ‘Somewhere on a Beach’

Dierks Bentley's "Somewhere on a Beach" lyrics will have country music fans longing for the sun and surf this summer, and according to one of the song's writers, that's exactly how the idea came about.

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Dave Cobb Interview
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Dave Cobb Describes the Long Slow Path to ‘Southern Family’

After the CMAs, the Grammys, the Saturday Night Live appearance and the weeks Chris Stapleton’s Traveller album spent atop Billboards Country Sales chart, Dave Cobb is fielding endless questions about what recording those 14 songs was like. The inquisition waits breathlessly for some story of stars aligning and to some extent they get it. But art never comes finished without hours and hours of idle time.

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Kris Kristofferson performs at the 56th GRAMMY Awards
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Kris Kristofferson’s Songs and ‘Gravitas’ Honored During All-Star Concert in Nashville [Pictures]

There was a great moment during Wednesday night's Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville that found Hank Williams Jr. and Kristofferson enthusiastically hugging one another after the younger artist had just finished singing "If You Don't Like Hank Williams," a Kristofferson-penned song from his Habits Old and New album from 1980.

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Ryan Hurd Making Transition From Songwriter to Artist After No. 1 Hit

Making the transition from full-time songwriter to solo artist can be a grueling one, but one look at Ryan Hurd and you know it was the right choice.

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Kat Higgins LetTheGirlsPlay
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#LetTheGirlsPlay: Kat Higgins’ Extraordinary, Ordinary Journey to Nashville

Ask Kat Higgins if she's watched Fuller House and she’ll answer with something like, “Who?”

"You know, the Full House remake?" Blank stare ...

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Next Chris Stapleton
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Predicting Country’s Next Chris Stapleton

For every Chris Stapleton there are a dozen rising stars who see their image beneath his hat and beard.

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