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Dierks Bentley Set To Headline 2011 Jaegermeister Country Tour

Press Release – Nashville, Tenn – Multiple GRAMMY nominee and chart-topping country music star Dierks Bentley is slated to headline the 2011 JÄGERMEISTER COUNTRY TOUR kicking off March 17. The 30-city tour runs through mid-May and will feature special guest Columbia Nashville road warrior Josh Thompson and brand new A&M/Octone duo Miss Willie Brown. Each concert will also feature a local Jägermeister sponsored country act.

Pre-sale tickets are available to fan club members through www.dierks.com, while the general public will be able to purchase tickets beginning Jan. 21 and Jan. 28 through Ticketmaster. The remaining cities will go on sale over the coming weeks.

“It’s a good thing we’ve got a video crew on the road with us capturing everything that goes down,” laughed Bentley. “Putting my band, Josh Thompson, the Miss Willie Brown girls and a few thousand fans in a Jägermeister sponsored room with loud country music sounds like a pretty solid recipe for a great night!”

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Martina McBride: Behind The Scenes As She Records New Album

Martina McBride and crew bussed their way to Atlanta to begin recording her new album. We'll be looking forward to its release sometime, we hope, this year!

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The Band Perry To Perform On Leno And Ellen

Press Release – Nashville, Tennessee – While backstage at the historic Ryman Auditorium last night, The Band Perry took to Ustream to break their latest exciting news to fans. The trio of siblings, who have become one of Country Music's hottest new bands, are set to perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Friday, January 28 and The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, January 31.

In celebration of their Grammy and ACM nominations, The Band Perry will perform their Platinum single, "If I Die Young."

The band's next Ustream live chat will occur on January 27.

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Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman Welcome Baby Girl

In a surprise announcement, Keith and Nicole reveal that there is a new addition to their family. On December 28th, Urban and Kidman’s biological daughter, Faith Margaret, was born via a gestational carrier at Centennial Women’s Hospital in Nashville.

Our family is truly blessed, and just so thankful, to have been given the gift of baby Faith Margaret. No words can adequately convey the incredible gratitude that we feel for everyone who was so supportive throughout this process, in particular our gestational carrier.

Baby Faith joins big sister Sunday Rose who Nicole gave birth to in July of 2008. Kidman also has two adopted children with ex-husband, actor Tom Cruise.

Congratulations to Keith, Nicole, Sunday and their families.

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Taylor Swift Graphic Novel To Be Released

Bluewater Productions will release a special edition of its best-selling ‘Fame: Taylor Swift’ graphic novel this May. The new edition will include the comic’s original story along with 40 pages of bonus content. Each issue retails for $7.99. Although primarily distributed through traditional retail outlets, these special editions will also be available through several online venues including Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Borders online stores and Walmart.

Millions of fans, numerous Grammys, and a load of good press, Taylor Swift’s meteoric rise has given her the sweet taste of fame at a very young age. Her fans love her, radio and television adore her, and young men everywhere wish they could date her. Join us for a look at her life, from the very beginning all the way through today.

The storyline, penned by CW Cook and Patrick McCormack, is biographical, tracing Swift’s life from her early years through her successful rise to the top of country music.

Source: MTV.com

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Teleflora and Faith Collaborate on Exclusive Collection of Hand-Arranged, Floral Bouquets

LOS ANGELES (Press Release) – Teleflora, the world’s leading flower delivery service, along with five-time Grammy Award winner Faith Hill, today announced the creation of “The Collection by Faith Hill.” Developed with Teleflora to reflect her style, taste, and artistry, Faith Hill and her Teleflora collection – “The Collection by Faith Hill” – will be unveiled in Teleflora’s latest television commercial set to debut during Super Bowl XLV on FOX on Sunday, February 6, 2011. Teleflora returns to the big game for a third year with a 30-second spot that will air during the second quarter. Teleflora and Hill will collaborate throughout the year on “The Collection by Faith Hill,” adding to the assortment with a variety of elegant bouquets, including Valentine’s Day flowers, Mother’s Day flowers, and Christmas flowers, as well as everyday occasions.

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Lady Antebellum's "Hello World" Featured On NCIS

DVR alert for all you Lady A fans. Their single Hello World is set to be featured on the hit drama NCIS on CBS set to air January 18th. Check your local listings for air times.

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Tim McGraw 'Emotional Traffic' Tour Dates Announced

Tim McGraw is set to kick off his 'Emotional Traffic' tour beginning in March with over 50 dates announced. Luke Bryan and The Band Perry will be the show openers.

I just try to go in and find the best songs I can find, songs I really like, and try to let the music and the songs take you where they take you. I don't really put any kind of parameters on anything I'm doing. Ultimately, as an artist, you have to go in and cut songs you like and make them sound the way you want them to sound, and hopefully, the people will like it." -Interview with www.theboot.com

March 7: Houston, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo*
April 8: Corpus Christi, Texas, American Bank Center
April 9: Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
April 10: Bossier City, La. CenturyTel Arena
April 12: Jackson, Miss., Mississippi Coliseum
April 16: Atlanta, Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood
April 17: Savannah, Ga., Savannah Civic Center
April 29: Tampa, Fla., 1-800-ASK-GARYAmphitheatre
April 30: West Palm Beach, Fla., Cruzan Amphitheatre

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Kenny Chesney Announces 2011 Tour

Kenny Chesney has announced the addition of 41 shows to his 2011 tour schedule making it one of the biggest tours so far this year. The Corona Presents Kenny Chesney’s ‘Goin’ Coastal’ tour, with nearly 60 dates, begins March 17th at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL.

Corona Presents Kenny Chesney’s ‘Goin’ Coastal’ Tour dates:

Thu Mar 17 – West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre
Sat Mar 19 – Tampa, FL – Raymond James Stadium*(on sale now)
Thu Mar 24 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
Fri Mar 25 – St Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
Sat Mar 26 – Omaha, NE – Qwest Center
Thu Mar 31 – Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Fri Apr 1 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
Sat Apr 2 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
Thu Apr 7 – Portland, ME – Civic Center
Fri Apr 8 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun (on sale now)

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