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Uncle Kracker Says His New Album, ‘Postcards from Home,’ Is ‘Super Fun’

With his last album, 2009′s ‘Happy Hour,’ Uncle Kracker scored his first country hit — the top 10 track ‘Smile’ — so conventional wisdom would dictate that he’d continue courting a country audience with his upcoming release, ‘Postcards from Home.’

But then again, his career has never been conventional — and as he told Billboard during a recent interview, he doesn’t see any reason to start now.

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Phil Vassar Promises ‘Different Flavors’ on His New Album

Phil Vassar‘s latest single, ‘Let’s Get Together,’ (which you can hear on XL COUNTRY) has already cracked the country top 40 — a familiar place for the singer, who has released a whopping 19 chart hits since making his debut with 1999′s ‘Carlene.’

But ‘Let’s Get Together’ isn’t just another hit for Vassar. It’s part of a new beginning — and a flurry of activity that could see him wind up releasing three albums in the next six months.

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Vince Gill Celebrates 20 Years in the Grand Ole Opry

His youthful tenor never seems to age, so it’s hard to believe Vince Gill has been making music for decades. In fact, he released the first of his 12 solo albums, ‘Turn Me Loose,’ way back in 1984.

Since then, Gill has charted more than 40 singles, sold more than 22 million records and won 20 Grammys. At this point, he’s running out of milestones — but there was still one left for him to celebrate on Saturday, when he marked 20 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

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Merle Haggard Checks Out of Texas Hospital

Merle Haggard suffered a bit of a health scare over the weekend, when an illness forced him to cancel a show in Ft. Worth, Texas and sent him briefly to the hospital.

Fans of the 74-year-old country legend can rest easy, however, because he’s heading home to California, and although his spokesperson didn’t say what put him under the weather, the short length of Haggard’s hospital stay has to be taken as a good sign.

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Lady Antebellum’s ‘Just a Kiss’ Is Still Number One

For the second week in a row, Lady Antebellum‘s ‘Just a Kiss’ is the top song on Billboard’s country charts — and now it can add the Mediabase/Country Aircheck chart to its lists of conquests.

It’s another in a string of hits for the fast-rising band — and to hear singer Hillary Scott tell it, they always knew the song was going to be something special.

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Taylor Swift’s New DVD ‘Journey to Fearless’ Takes Fans Behind the Scenes

Dying to meet Taylor Swift? Well…chances are, that’s probably never going to happen.

But you can get a little closer to the multiplatinum star by watching her upcoming DVD, ‘Taylor Swift’s Journey to Fearless.’

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Wii Game Country Dance 2 Features Carrie Underwood, George Strait, and More

If you own a Wii, love country music, and enjoy shaking your tail feather, you’ll be excited to learn that Country Dance 2 is on its way.

The game so nice they made it twice, this installment of Country Dance will boast more than 30 tracks from artists such as Carrie Underwood, George Strait, Blake Shelton, and Eric Church.

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Love and Theft Find a New Home at RCA, ‘Excited’ for the Future

Between losing their record deal and one of their band members, it’s been a tumultuous couple of years for Love and Theft. But all’s well that ends well, and with their brand new deal at RCA Records, the duo  is back on track and feeling better than ever about their future.

“This is the most excited I’ve been in a long time,” Love and Theft member Stephen Barker Liles told Taste of Country during a recent interview. “The fact that we’re over it all now and things are moving forward is a really good feeling.”

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Luke Bryan Announces Dates for 2011 Farm Tour

Luke Bryan is a busy man these days, what with his new ‘Tailgates and Tanlines’ album, the end of his tour with Tim McGraw, and a headlining spot on the CMT on Tour extravaganza — but he isn’t too busy to continue his annual Farm Tour.

And six lucky college students are about to be very thankful for that.

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Kenny Chesney Is One Great Boss

He might be known for breezy, devil-may-care songs like ‘No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem’ and ‘Summertime,’ but when it comes to business, Kenny Chesney takes things very seriously. In fact, as the New York Times discovered during a recent profile, he’s an extremely involved, hands-on boss.

And an extremely generous one, too.

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Pistol Annies Offer Fans a Sneak Peek at Their New Album By Streaming ‘Bad Example’ [AUDIO]

We still have a week to wait for the Pistol Annies‘ debut, but the hot new country trio is taking the edge off the wait by offering advance streams of five songs from the album.

The first track, ‘Bad Example,’ is up now, exclusively at Entertainment Weekly.

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