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Ludacris Tops Us Albums Chart

4th October 2006

LUDACRIS has ended JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's two-week reign at the top of the US albums chart. Ludacris' RELEASE THERAPY is a new entry at number one in the Billboard 200 chart, with another new entry, JANET...

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Jackson Performs For Tornado Survivors

3rd August 2006

Country star ALAN JACKSON staged a very special intimate concert in Nashville, Tennessee last night (02AUG06) for a family who survived a devastating tornado in April (06) . The singer held the private show for...

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Urban Tops Country Hunks List

22nd June 2006

Hunky KEITH URBAN will wed NICOLE KIDMAN this weekend (25JUN06) happy in the knowledge he's country music's top man. The Aussie singer, who will exchange vows with Kidman in Sydney, Australia on Sunday, beat out...

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Ne-yo Takes His Words To The Top

8th March 2006

R+B sensation NE-YO has taken his debut solo album to the top of the US charts after selling 301,000 copies of IN MY OWN WORDS. The album sold 170,000 copies more than its closest competition,...

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Fascinating Fact 1101

1st March 2006

Country star ALAN JACKSON's new gospel album was recorded as a gift to his mother and mother-in-law but officials at his record company were so impressed with the covers CD they persuaded him to release...

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Jackson To Go Gospel On Latest Album

13th February 2006

Country crooner ALAN JACKSON is turning an album of gospel tunes he originally recorded as a Christmas present to his mother into his latest release. PRECIOUS MEMORIES is a collection of 15 vintage hymns...

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The Things They Say 1023

13th January 2006

"My eight-year-old (DANI) wouldn't sing, so we credited her as 'assistant background vocals,' because she got me a bottle of water out of the refrigerator." Country star ALAN JACKSON made sure his new album, PRECIOUS...

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Jackson Doppelganger Pranks The Billboard Awards

9th December 2005

Country superstar ALAN JACKSON's doppelganger DOUG BREWIN had country stars screaming at the Billboard Music Awards on Tuesday (06DEC05) when he pretended to be the music hunk on the red carpet. Organisers were baffled...

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Green Day Top Radio Music Awards Nominations

7th November 2005

GREEN DAY's amazing year continues - the rock trio has picked up eight Radio Music Award nominations. The Grammy Award-winning group lead the way for the Las Vegas, Nevada prizegiving next month (19DEC05)....

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Hurricane Forces Country Relief Show Postponement

22nd September 2005

The planned Country Music Television (CMT) benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina has been postponed - because of Hurricane Rita's imminent arrival on US shores. The One Country show was due to take place...

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Chesney And Hill Sign Up For Awards Show

14th September 2005

KENNY CHESNEY and FAITH HILL are among the stars who have signed up to perform at the 39th annual Country Music Association Awards on 15 November (05). Chesney, who has been named Country Music...

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Country Stars Line Up For Benefit Show In Homeless Shelter

14th September 2005

Newlywed KENNY CHESNEY, WILLIE NELSON and ZZ TOP are among the acts who'll headline a country-flavoured Hurricane Katrina relief concert at Houston, Texas' Reliant Stadium on 1 October (05). The acts will join country...

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Fascinating Fact 146

8th September 2005

Big-hearted country star ALAN JACKSON is donating all of the proceeds from his Ohio concert tonight (08SEP05) to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund....

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Wilson + Paisley Double Up At The Cmt Music Awards

12th April 2005

Country newcomer GRETCHEN WILSON and BRAD PAISLEY were the big winners at last night's (11APR05) CMT MUSIC AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, claiming two prizes apiece. Wilson picked up the Breakthrough Video award for REDNECK...

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Cash Tops Country List

2nd November 2004

Late music legend JOHNNY CASH has topped the ultimate poll of country men. The A BOY NAMED SUE singer beat legends like HANK WILLIAMS and GEORGE JONES to be crowned the Greatest Man of...

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Jackson Takes Over At The Top As Country Reigns In The Us

15th September 2004

Country music still rules the BILLBOARD album charts in America, even though TIM McGRAW's two-week run at the top has ended - he's been replaced by ALAN JACKSON. Jackson's new album WHAT I DO...

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Johnson Wins Big At Country Awards

14th September 2004

CAROLYN DAWN JOHNSON was the big winner at last night's (13SEP04) CANADIAN COUNTRY AWARDS after taking home four prizes at the event in Edmonton, Alberta. The singer's DIE OF A BROKEN HEART was named...

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Alan Jackson Gives His Nephew A Boost

6th September 2004

Country star ALAN JACKSON is giving his nephew and his wife a musical boost by making them the first signing to his new label. The singer has signed the WRIGHTS, comprised of his nephew...

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Kristofferson Gets A Legendary Surprise

30th August 2004

Country legend KRIS KRISTOFFERSON kicked off his week in style by discovering he was to be honoured by his peers while he was announcing this year's (04) COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS nominees. The grizzled...

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Britney And Shakira Join Efforts To Aid Storm Victims

26th August 2004

BRITNEY SPEARS, SHAKIRA, the STROKES and LINKIN PARK are among more than 100 artists who have autographed guitars for auction to aid survivors of Hurricane Charley. The online auction, called STORM AID and taking...

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Jackson Honoured With Highway Stretch

13th July 2004

Country star ALAN JACKSON has been honoured in his hometown of Newnan, Georgia, with his own stretch of highway. A five mile (eight kilometre) stretch of the I-85 was renamed in the singer's honour...

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Toby Keith Wins Big At Country Awards

27th May 2004

BROOKS + DUNN added to their record 17 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC awards last night (26MAY04) in Las Vegas, but it was TOBY KEITH's night. Brooks and Dunn were the surprise winners in the...

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Alan Jackson Names Interstate

26th March 2004

Country music star ALAN JACKSON is set to have a stretch of Interstate 85 named in his honour. The RIGHT ON THE MONEY singer will be honoured with a road name in his native...

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Alan Jackson Plays Surprise Show In Florida

16th March 2004

Country star ALAN JACKSON held a surprise concert for his neighbours in Florida - as a practice run before his spring (04) tour begins. Jackson called a radio station on Friday afternoon (12MAR04) and...

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A Feast For The Sag Awards

24th February 2004

Celebrity chef ALAN JACKSON will prepare 300 ducks and 68 kilogrammes (150 pounds) of fresh salmon for Sunday's (22FEB04) SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS post-show party. Guests are expected to guzzle 210 magnums and...

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Alan Jackson Voted Fans Favourite

5th December 2003

Country singer ALAN JACKSON has been voted Favourite Entertainer at the annual COUNTRY WEEKLY MAGAZINE's FAN FAVOURITE AWARDS (03). The LIVIN' ON LOVE hitmaker - who won the coveted title for the second year...

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Country Winners To Tour Together

12th November 2003

ALAN JACKSON and MARTINA McBRIDE are planning the biggest country tour ever when they team up on the road in 2004. The couple, who won the Best Male and Female Vocalists of The Year...

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Cash Wins Big At Cmas

6th November 2003

The late JOHNNY CASH was remembered in style at last night's (05NOV03) COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS in Nashville, Tennessee, where he picked up three honours and was remembered with a touching multi-artist tribute. Cash,...

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