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Dierks Bentley

Interview: Dierks Bentley on Watching Audiences React to His Emotional Songs: ‘I Have to Close My Eyes’

In a concert setting, Bentley admits he occasionally gets choked up by the deeper tracks. “I have to zone away or close my eyes so I can finish the song without going there as well.”

12/18/2014

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Interview: Jason Aldean’s ‘Just Gettin’ Started’ Was Almost an Album Title

Aldean tells Radio.com that he seriously considered titling his new album after the song “Just Gettin’ Started.”

12/16/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football

When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.

09/16/2014

Patrick McLaw

Md. Teacher Who Wrote School Shooting Book Speaks Out From Mental Institution

For the first time we are hearing from a Dorchester County school teacher placed on administrative leave and admitted to a mental health facility after police say he wrote a fictional book depicting a school shooting.

09/04/2014

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Behind The Song: Miranda Lambert’s ACM-Nominated ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’

“I feel like women in my grandmother’s generation were expected to put on a pretty face and not really show their crazy sides,” Kacey Musgraves said, describing the ideas behind the three-time ACM-Award nominated song she cowrote with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. “Now, it’s a bit different.”

03/11/2014

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How Hunter Hayes Scored A GRAMMY Debut For New Single ‘Invisible’

“The GRAMMYs actually heard the song and they stepped up right beside me, saying, ‘Hey, we hear you. We get it. We’re with you.”

01/27/2014

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Q&A: GRAMMYs Exec Producer Ken Ehrlich On Big Surprises & Beatles

GRAMMYs exec producer Ken Ehrlich on how Kendrick suggested a collabo with Imagine Dragons and what goes into getting Beatles together.

01/24/2014

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Military Judge Orders CBS, CNN Interviews Turned Over In Naval Sexual Assault Case

The defense team for a Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexual assault wants unaired footage from interviews his accuser granted to CBS and CNN. And a military judge ordered the networks to turn them over.

01/23/2014

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Behind The Song: Tim McGraw’s ‘Highway Don’t Care’

It’s a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album’ Two Lanes of Freedom.’ McGraw was drawn to it’s “timeless” quality.

01/23/2014

sexual assault victim

Military Judge Orders CNN, CBS To Release Navy Assault Victim Interviews

A military judge has ordered the release of unaired portions of interviews that CBS and CNN conducted with a woman at the center of a sexual assault case that involved three U.S. Naval Academy football players.

01/22/2014

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Behind The Song: Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Merry Go ‘Round’

“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”

01/21/2014

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Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

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