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Hank Williams, Jr. vs. Little Big Town – The Showdown

Hank Williams Jr. vs Little Big Town
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Hank Williams Jr.’s fans were relentless in a win over Jennifer Nettles last weekend. ‘I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink,’ Williams’ new collaboration with Merle Haggard, took 85 percent of the vote to move on to a new round of this song battle. The legend will need another big effort to take down Little Big Town, a group as hot as any in country music. 

‘Sober’ is the new single from ‘Tornado.’ It’s the second straight ballad LBT has released to radio, but this one sets a much different tone. The Kimberly Schlapman-led vocals tell a sweet love story reminiscent of the quartet’s early work. Is their performance strong enough to convince fans they have the better song?

Listen to clips of both Williams Jr.’s and Little Big Town’s songs and vote for your favorite here. You can vote once every hour until this Showdown ends on Wednesday at 8AM ET, so come back and vote often to be sure your artist wins. The winner of this matchup will face a new challenger on Wednesday.

Listen to a Sample of Hank Williams Jr, ‘I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink’

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Listen to a Sample of Little Big Town, ‘Sober’

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Showdown Rules: The song with the most votes wins, and the winner goes on to face a new challenger in the next Showdown. Vote as much as once per hour online. If a song wins five Showdowns in a row, it will be retired into the Taste of Country Showdown Hall of Fame to allow for new songs to compete. Some songs will be considered for a second Showdown if voter turnout is healthy in a losing effort.

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