Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line Recall Favorite Christmas Gifts

December 20, 2014 | news
Thomas Rhett photo courtesy of Big Machine Label Group. There is always one Christmas gift people remember for years to come. For Thomas Rhett, there are two presents that stand out as his all-time favorite Christmas gifts. “As a child, it was probably my first drum set,” he said. “Then as an adult, my wife bought me a Benelli twelve gauge shotgun last year, which was pretty awesome. It’s better than I ever did for her.” Top 10 Country
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Lady Antebellum: Real or Fake Christmas Trees?

December 20, 2014 | news
When Christmastime rolls around, there is just one question to be answered – real tree or fake tree? The members of Lady Antebellum agree that they love a real Christmas tree, but a fake tree is much easier, especially as their trees are up for more than a month. “I would love to have a real tree, and we used to have it, and I always wondered why I couldn’t breathe,” Charles Kelley said. “Dave and I share, we’re allergic to everythin
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Relive the Best Top 20 Moments of 2014

December 19, 2014 | news
Photo courtesy of Bass Pro Shops, Nashville. 2014 was a great year on Top 20 Country Countdown! Host Nan Kelley traveled the country, playing golf with Darius Rucker, visiting Gatlinburg, and even stopping by Santa’s workshop. She interviewed some of the biggest stars, including Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley and Hunter Hayes. And, of course, she counted down your choices for the Top 20 music videos each week. Top 20 Photo Ga
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One Pan Nan: Christmas Ginger Cookies

December 19, 2014 | news
Nan Kelley’s Ginger Cookies “My mother-in-law, Patricia, is the Christmas cookie queen, so my husband, Charlie, grew up having the “best of the best” cookies during the holidays. This is one of his favorites, which she still makes today, and now it’s a yearly tradition at our house. Sugar and spice and everything nice — no truer words have ever been spoken for this little Christmas treat.” Ingredients: 3/4 c
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Miranda Lambert Releases “Little Red Wagon”

December 18, 2014 | news
Photo courtesy of facebook.com/mirandalambert Miranda Lambert is following up her hit song “Somethin’ Bad,” which featured Carrie Underwood, with “Little Red Wagon.” The song was co-written by Joe Ginsberg and Audra Mae, the niece of Judy Garland. Mae originally included the song on her 2012 album, Audra Mae & The Almighty Sound. Lambert may have never heard the tune if not for one of her musician friends. “John Eddie is an ar
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Christmas Is All About Family for Justin Moore, RaeLynn

December 18, 2014 | news
Photo courtesy of justinmooremusic.com. Christmas is a time for family, and that sentiment holds true for Justin Moore and RaeLynn. Having three little girls at home makes the day extra special for Moore and his wife, Kate. Christmas is all about their daughters, and their oldest, Ella, provided the couple with one of their favorite memories on her first Christmas. “She actually got her first tooth on Christmas morning,” he said. “That wa
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Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves Extend Tours Into 2015

December 17, 2014 | news
Photo courtesy of facebook.com/kaceymusgravesofficial Fans of Little Big Town and Kacey Musgraves are in for a pleasant surprise. Both acts announced they will extend their headlining tours into 2015. They also plan to release new music. The spring leg of Little Big Town’s Pain Killer tour will kick off on March 5, 2015 in Savannah, Ga. The new leg will feature Chris Stapleton as a special guest and stops in 12 more cities. The band will also c
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Kip Moore Talks Christmas Traditions, Future Family

December 17, 2014 | news
Photo courtesy of KipMoore.net. Kip Moore is enjoying some downtime after finalizing his 2015 tour dates last week. He plans to do some surfing, taking a break from the waves only to celebrate Christmas. One of Moore’s favorite traditions was going fishing with his brothers and their father, until his father passed away a couple of years ago. Another favorite ritual was watching Christmas movies as a family. Top 10 Country Christmas Songs » &
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7 Easy, DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas

December 16, 2014 | news
If the holidays crept up on you this year, don’t worry. We found seven easy, DIY holiday decorating ideas for last-minute decorators. These festive handmade trimmings don’t require much effort or many materials. In fact, you can make most of them with items you already have at home! Keep reading for inspiration. 1. Create a festive banner with sparkly gold letters, a strip of burlap webbing and fresh greenery, berries and pine cones
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Maddie & Tae Make History

December 16, 2014 | news
Photo courtesy facebook.com/maddieandtae. Maddie & Tae may still be teenagers, but their youth hasn’t stopped them from making history. They are closing out 2014 by celebrating their first No.1 single and Gold certification for “Girl In A Country Song.” The pair is only the second female duo to debut at No. 1 on the Nielsen BDS charts, with The Wreckers being the first, in 2006 for “Leave The Pieces.” Maddie & Tae are also
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