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Shania Twain Is Now Blonde!

Not only is Shania Twain going to Rock This Country on her comeback tour this summer, but she's also going to rock a new hairdo. The country superstar has traded in her famous brown locks for a shimmering golden look.

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Shania Twain’s Comeback Album Is Up and Moving Again

There is still no word on when exactly we will get to hear new music from Shania Twain, but she promises that she's working hard on her new project and it is on its way.

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Wounded Army Veteran Gives Brantley Gilbert His First Purple Heart

There’s not much that will ever compete with the gift Brantley Gilbert received from an Army veteran last month. Justin Patterson, a former sniper who says he’s barely left the house in two years due to symptoms from PTSD, joined Gilbert on his motorcycle ride for the Wounded Warrior Project. Then, he said thank you in the most unbelievable way.

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Florida Georgia Line Debut ‘Dirt’ at the Grand Ole Opry [Exclusive Premiere]

Florida Georgia Line brought "Dirt" to the Grand Ole Opry for the first time earlier this year, and the moment was one you had to be there to witness. Fortunately, even if you weren't in the crowd, you can take it in during this Taste of Country exclusive premiere.

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Brad Paisley to Open for the Rolling Stones in Nashville

You know it's a huge show when an artist as big as Brad Paisley is your opening act. The country star has been announced as a very special support act for the Rolling Stones when they perform at Nashville's LP Field on June 17.

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Artists Who Have Unexpectedly Gone Country

Country music fans were surprised when Lady Gaga released a country version of her hit "Born This Way," but she's not the only artist who has unexpectedly made their way to country music. Lately, more and more artists are trying their hand a country single or even an entire album!

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Carrie Underwood Opens Up About Juggling Motherhood and Her Career

We can't blame Carrie Underwood for being on hiatus recently — after all, she did just have a baby. But as CMA Music Fest and her return to the stage draw closer and closer, the 32-year-old has a lot on her plate.

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Kelsea Ballerini Talks About Her First Times

Kelsea Ballerini has released her First Time album, featuring the hit single "Love Me Like You Mean It." The breakthrough country female is known for her sweet voice and sharp songwriting, for being friends with Taylor Swift and for her quirky — and very willing — storytelling. So Taste of Country asked about some of her other first times.

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You Think You Know Zac Brown?

The Zac Brown Band' first album dropped in 2008 but the singer was writing, touring and recording for nearly a decade before that. The roots of those early projects still pop up in today's albums. One phrase comes up so often you almost wonder if he's trying to make a point.

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Miranda Lambert Responds to Claim That Women Aren’t Needed at Radio

It's best not to get on Miranda Lambert's bad side (check "Gunpowder and Lead" and "Kerosene" for proof), but it looks like radio consultant Keith Hill has done just that with his now infamous "#SaladGate" quote.

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Garth Brooks Says Chances of Canceling Tampa Shows Were ‘A Billion to One’

Garth Brooks says he knew when he booked them that there was a slim chance he’d have to cancel his shows in Tampa, Fla., but it would take a perfect storm to make it happen. The storm rolled in. The singer told a local radio station that these were the first U.S. shows he’s ever had to cancel and explained why they couldn’t just move.

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Luke Bryan Goes Shirtless, Goes Fishing in Goofy LBTV Blooper Reel [Watch]

Luke Bryan is arguably the biggest thing in country music right now, but even he's not perfect (really). He falls down and makes goofy faces and forgets what he's doing just like everybody else. But unlike the rest of us (and luckily for fans), when he messes up, there's almost always a camera pointed at him.

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