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Shannon
I'm a mom of two and a wife of one
Interests: I work full time, am a mom, and write three blogs, don't have much time left over for other interests.
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Holy smokes. Talk about dedication! Joe Nichols has kept up a busy tour schedule and hasn't missed a single date despite revealing that he recently underwent back surgery. Joe tells The Country Vibe that back at the end of June he had back surgery for an injury in the lower part of his back caused by lots of long distance running. Doctors had to cut... Continue reading
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Photo: GarthBrooks.com Good news Chicago fans, Garth Brooks has just added five more shows to go along with his previously announced September 4 show at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. According to GarthBrooks.com, Garth has added six additional days: Friday, September 5 Saturday, September 6 (two shows) Thursday, September 11 Friday, September 12 (two shows) Saturday, September 13 (two shows) Sunday, September 14 These... Continue reading
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Hey, hey, hey! Now here's a fun way to waste a few hours this weekend. The Google Street View team recently headed to Tennessee and mapped Dolly Parton's theme park Dollywood. That means fans can now visit the park virtually and check out what they've been missing. If theme parks are your thing, Disneyland Paris and Legoland California are both also available to visit from... Continue reading
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Now here's a great way to start your Thursday morning. Maddie & Tae's anti-bro-country tune, Girl In A Country Song, now has a music video and it's pretty glorious. I mean come on, it has scenes like this. What more could you want? Continue reading
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Great news for Randy Travis fans! The singer is releasing a new album. Randy Travis’ new album Influence Vol. 2: The Man I Am is set to be released August 19th and is available for pre-order on iTunes now. Fans who pre-order the album will get “Don’t Worry 'Bout Me” as a special instant download. Two more songs will be available each week following the... Continue reading
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Photo: Facebook Awww. Look who's mobile! Can you believe it's been a year since Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott gave birth to her sweet little Eisele? Crazy how fast a year goes by these days. Lady Antebellum to release new album, 747, in September Hillary took to Facebook yesterday to show off her little girl, writing, "Our sweet girl is 1 today! She woke up singing... Continue reading
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Not many performers have impacted Las Vegas quite like Shania Twain, including a ride down the famed Las Vegas Strip with a stampede of horses to bringing her legendary country-glamour to fans around the world, but today Shania announced the end of her two-year residency SHANIA: STILL THE ONE at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with the final show set for Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.... Continue reading
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Photo: Danny, Leyicet, and son Daniel via Facebook Congratulations to Danny Gokey and his wife Leyicet who are expecting their second baby this winter. "We recently found out the gender of our baby forming in my wife's stomach. Here's what we found out!!" he captioned a new video (below) on Facebook. Don't worry if you feel out of the loop, I didn't know he and... Continue reading
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After a fan pointed out a sexy underwear model that looked sort of like Jake Owen, the singer decided to have a little fun by joking about going commando. Well that should keep me going through the weekend. Whew. “@Donnamwells1: When I first seen this pic, I thought it was @jakeowen pic.twitter.com/SoJvGqcvO7” Nope. I don't wear underwear. — Jake Owen (@jakeowen) July 15, 2014 Continue reading
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Just in case you're wondering, the cops have now said that Tim McGraw whacking a grabby fan is perfectly okay because she ripped his pants. What? TMZ spoke with local police who say that Tim was justified in hitting the lady and that his reaction was perfectly normal because she assaulted Tim first. Besides that, the woman hasn't complained to police and until she does... Continue reading
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Lady Antebellum's coming in for a landing with the announcement of their fifth studio album, 747, which will hit stores on September 30. The album’s sultry lead single “Bartender” is already soaring up the country charts to become one of their fastest rising singles. Nathan Chapman co-produced the 11-song disc with Lady A for the Capitol Records Nashville release. “We unanimously knew that our album... Continue reading
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International superstar and current Vegas headliner, Shania Twain, was named Las Vegas Weekly’s “Best Resident Performer” for their “Best of Vegas 2014” list. Twain returned to Las Vegas last week to begin the July run of her award-winning show, SHANIA: Still the One at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The star’s return immediately followed two record-setting performances at this year’s Calgary Stampede, as she is... Continue reading
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Go Kristian! Go Kristian! Go, go, go Kristian! Sugarland's Kristian Bush is set to make his "Grand Ole Opry" solo debut tonight, Friday, July 18. This comes on the heels of the recent release of the lyric video for his current solo single Trailer Hitch. Also performing tonight are Brad Paisley, Sarah Darling, Mark Wills and Striking Matches. The show begins at 7 p.m., and... Continue reading
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Hey, hey, hey. The Teen Choice Awards just released their second wave of nominees for this year's show and a few country stars are popular with the kids these days including Luke Bryan, Luke Bryan, and Luke Bryan. Oh, did I mention Luke Bryan? The Teen Choice Awards 2014 are set to air live Sunday, August 10 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. Teen Choice... Continue reading
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Amazing how looking at a situation from a different angle can give you a bit of clarity. So last night video came out that showed Tim McGraw slapping a woman in the audience at his show this past Sunday at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta. When the video came out, I thought Tim was somewhat justified in his hasty slap because the lady hit... Continue reading
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What is it about Tim McGraw's crotch that makes people go crazy? Eesh. TMZ has obtained new video from Tim McGraw's concert this past Sunday at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta where a female fan got a little too touchy and ended up getting slapped by Tim for her trouble. As you can see in the GIF above and the video below, the woman... Continue reading
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Photo: People.com/Trae Patton/NBC The next season of "The Voice" is gearing up nicely with the announcement of several team mentors. New coach Gwen Stefani has chosen her husband Gavin Rossdale as her team mentor and Adam Levine recently announced that Stevie Nicks would join his team as a mentor. Now Blake Shelton has announced that Little Big Town will be joining him as his season... Continue reading
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USA TODAY exclusively world premiered the new comeback single “Say You Will” from multi-platinum selling Billy Gilman on Friday, July 11. Click HERE to go to USAToday.com to listen to “Say You Will” and read more of Billy’s conversation with USA Today about re-establishing his career, and along with the cons the pros of having been a child-star in the music industry. “Say You Will”... Continue reading
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Photo: Ryan Silver / Twitter Well look who's a man of his crazy, crazy word. Last year, Brett Eldredge made a bet that if Don’t Ya hit #1 he'd jump out of an airplane ... and he did just that when the song hit the top of the charts. Then back in April, Brett Eldredge said in an interview that if Beat of the Music... Continue reading
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Maggie Rose's new single Girl In Your Truck Song is getting a lot of attention - some of it good and some of it really, REALLY not so good. One thing's for sure, though, Jason Aldean loves the song and the fact that it mentions two of his tunes. Diggin the new @IAmMaggieRose song "girl in your truck song". It even name checks a couple... Continue reading
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Not to get anyone overly excited or anything, but could "Dancing With The Stars" be in Shania Twain's future? I guess it would depend on the show giving her a call because Shania says she's not opposed to the idea. During a live Facebook chat earlier this week, a fan asked the singer if she'd ever consider doing DWTS “I’d consider it!” Well that's not... Continue reading
#452200774 / gettyimages.com Disney's newest movie Planes: Fire & Rescue hits theaters this Friday, July 18. To help celebrate, Brad Paisley along with his wife Kimberly and his fellow Rising Star judges Kesha and Ludacris hit the red carpet at the premiere on Tuesday. Brad voices a minor character in the flick and also has two new songs on the movie's soundtrack, which will be... Continue reading
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Krystal Keith embraces her dad, Toby Keith, with TKO Artist Management President TK Kimbrell On Wednesday, July 9, country music singer-songwriter Krystal Keith took another stride forward with her debut performance at the venerable Grand Ole Opry. "I have never been nervous on a stage in my life...until that night at The Grand Ole Opry," Krystal recalls. "There is something so special and sacred about... Continue reading
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Everyone knows Miranda Lambert loves her some pets, and so it's probably no surprise that the singer recently joined forces with Pedigree to make the world a better place for shelter pets. When Pedigree launched their new Shelter Renovation Project, Miranda’s beloved Tishomingo Animal Shelter became the pet food company's very first beneficiary. Check out the video below to watch Miranda get emotional as Pedigree... Continue reading
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Photo courtesy US 103.5 Cassadee Pope is currently on tour with Tim McGraw on his Sundown Heaven Town Tour, so it's not surprising that they duet together during the concert, but this is surprisingly nice. Tim and the season 3 winner of "The Voice" performed in Tampa, Florida last Saturday and performed a new song called Diamond Rings and Old Bar Stools for the very... Continue reading