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Ward Thomas Are The First UK Country Act To Score A Number One Album

Duo Ward Thomas have become the first British country act to top the UK album chart. The homegrown country stars have hit number one this week with their second album Cartwheels and landed themselves in...

The Shires Want Dance Song

The Shires want to make a country-dance song.The country music duo - comprised of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes - revealed they're keen to make a foray into floor fillers and are eager to work...

Tom Jones Fan Couldn't Throw Pants

An excited fan was stopped by security from throwing her underwear at Sir Tom Jones.The 75-year-old singer was performing 'Sexbomb' during his second night at the Old Royal Naval College as part of the Greenwich...

British Country Duo The Shires Lands Grand Ole Opry Gig

Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes made U.K. chart history in March (15) when they became the first British country act to score a top 10 album as their debut Brave entered at 10....

The Shires: Taylor Swift Made Country Music 'Cool'

The Shires think Taylor Swift made country music ''cool''.The British country duo - which is made up of Crissie Rhodes and Ben Earle - believe they have the 'Blank Space' hitmaker to thank for bringing...

The Shires: Lady Antebellum Got Us Together

Lady Antebellum inadvertently helped put The Shires together. Ben Earle, one half of the UK country duo alongside Crissie Rhodes, had ''completely had enough'' of trying to make it in the music industry and was...

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