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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Jana Kramer’s new single is “Circles,” from her album thirty one.

Vince Gill will mark his 25th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry by re-releasing his latest album on vinyl. The new edition of Down to My Last Bad Habit will be available July 15, and includes new artwork designed by the iconic Hatch Show Print.

RaeLynn is partnering with healthcare company Novo Nordisk to help patients as they deal with diabetes. RaeLynn herself was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 12.

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Rick Kern/ NBC Sports GroupIf you tune in for the race Saturday night on NBC, you’ll also get a little taste of Blake Shelton. The Oklahoma hitmaker performs the new open for NASCAR on NBC, and it premieres right before the Coke Zero 400, which starts at 7 p.m. ET.

A who’s who of the sport’s drivers turned out to help the “She’s Got a Way with Words” singer shoot the title sequence, including Kyle BuschDanica PatrickMartin Truex Jr.Kurt BuschCasey Mears and Matt KensethClint Bowyer even got in on the action, playing a little air guitar while Blake played the real thing.

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ABC/Fred LeeLindsey Stirling is continuing her country collaborations, and Dan Shay are her latest musical partners. Last year, the electronic violinist paired with Dierks Bentley on “Riser” on the CMA Awards, returning for the Country Music Association's annual Country Christmas special in December.

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney contribute vocals to the track “Those Days” on Lindsey’s third studio album. You can check out the threesome’s work when Brave Enough comes out August 19.

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EMI Records NashvilleEric Paslay has a date with some angels and some barbecue this Fourth of July weekend. The Texas native will debut his new single “Angels in This Town” Sunday at a special free concert at Stubb's BBQ in Austin.

It’s the first in a series of events where Eric will honor community heroes all across the country, and it turns out he knows a thing or two about angels -- both real and metaphorical -- since his parents are both missionaries. The July 3 show will pay tribute to the staff and volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of Austin.

The following Friday, July 8, Eric hits the road with Toby Keith on the Interstates & Tailgates Tour.  “Angels in This Town” will be featured on his forthcoming sophomore album, Dressed in Black.

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Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley is pitching in to help his home state of West Virginia, after the June 23 floods that killed more than twenty people and devastated multiple small towns. After performing the John Denver classic “Take Me Home, Country Roads” in a video posted on his Facebook page, Brad launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the region, where 44 out of 55 counties have declared a state of emergency.

The “Without a Fight” singer got the ball rolling by contributing $100,000 himself, with a goal of raising a million dollars. The money will go to help flood victims through Brad’s foundation. He plans to visit the area on Thursday, and isn’t counting out the idea of doing a benefit concert at some point, though he stresses “now is not the time.”

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Columbia NashvilleThis weekend, you’ll get the chance to know newcomer Maren Morris a little better. CBS News Sunday Morning will profile the “My Church” hitmaker, tracing her career from her beginnings in Texas through the gold-selling, top-ten success of her debut hit.

Maren has just released her second single, “80’s Mercedes,” from her debut album. Hero recently emerged atop the Billboard Country Albums chart, while also tallying an impressive number-five debut on the all-genre Billboard 200.

You can catch Maren July 3 on CBS News Sunday Morning, starting at 9 a.m. ET.

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Comstock/Thinkstock1996 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Patty Loveless scored her most recent Billboard number one that same year with this song. Can you name it? ANSWER:  "Lonely Too Long."

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ABC/Image Group LAEven though Keith Urban’s latest number one, “Wasted Time,” contains the line “sippin’ on the Lokos,” he confesses he had to Google exactly what that is, after one of his co-writers introduced him to his teen drink of choice growing up in the Atlanta, Georgia area.

While Keith may not have had Lokos, he confesses there was an Australian equivalent.

“I didn't grow up sippin' on Lokos, but I grew up sippin' on some nasty stuff! We had UDL, which stood for United Distilleries Limited, and it was a prepackaged mix of bourbon and cola -- cola wanna-be and bourbon wanna-be -- jammed into a can. And you could get vodka and something else. And it was like the worst -- awful, just awful, but it was cheap and it would do the trick. Lokos sang better than UDL!” Keith laughs.  

"Wasted Time" is the 21st number one of the Ripcord singer's career.

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BMLGNot only is the lead single from Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots album already a top-five hit, Brian Kelley says it’s also been a game-changer for the duo on the road.

"'H.O.L.Y' is spiritual on tour. I don't know if we've had a song that's connected us to our fans that quick. It's amazing,” he says.

Brian believes the song is also special because it hearkens back to the beginning when he and Tyler Hubbard first performed together.

“It takes our set and our show to a place that we've never been, a place that we've longed to be. We are diggin' our roots harder than ever,” he says. “We got our start writing, singing, playing in church, and it sounds kind of like those songs that we grew up singing. It's got a worship, kind of church-feel, meets a love song.”

Florida Georgia Line’s third album, Dig Your Roots, is due out August 26.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Vince GillRicky Skaggs and Patty Loveless sang “Go Rest High on That Mountain” Tuesday evening at Ralph Stanley’s funeral in McClure, Virginia.

Dierks Bentley and Elle King did their duet “Different for Girls” Monday night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. If you missed it, you can watch their performance online.

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ABC/Image Group LAThis Fourth of July, Chris Stapleton not only will play for members of the armed forces and their families at the most-populated military post in the country, he’ll also help send some of them to school. The Traveller sensation is teaming up with Budweiser to give up to a million dollars in educational support to the spouses and children of fallen and disabled soldiers.

Chris will make the donation during his Independence Day show in North Carolina, where 40,000 members of the Fort Bragg community are expected to turn out to see him. The exact amount of the scholarships will be determined by the number of Bud cans and bottles sold bearing the “America” inscription between now and July 4.

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Columbia NashvilleOn the heels of his top-five hits “Ready Set Roll” and “Gonna Wanna Tonight,” Chase Rice is back with new music from his forthcoming album -- the everyman anthem “Everybody We Know Does.”

“These last few years have been a whirlwind,” the North Carolina native reflects. “I’ve lived a lot and had some incredible experiences and opportunities, but I’ve also been spending some time out at my farm, just unplugging for a bit and reflecting on what music means to me and what it means to all of the people who have shown up and supported me over the years.  That’s why this song… is really special to me… It’s our sound and our lives reflected in this song. It’s who we are, and that’s ultimately what brings us all together.”

You can check out “Everybody We Know Does” via the usual digital outlets now.  

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ABC/Image Group LAWe already know that Tim McGraw shows up on one track on Florida Georgia Line’s new Dig Your Roots album-- and it looks like another superstar collaboration could be in the works, this time with '90s boy band sensation the Backstreet Boys.

On Monday, Backstreet's Brian Littrell posted a photo of a mixing board and computer audio workstation on Instagram with the caption, "In the Lab......Doing something we've never done before.... BSB feature with FGL..... Great record.... Comes out late August."

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley’s third album just happens to drop August 26.

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Comstock/Thinkstock Even though he's "Humble and Kind," this country-star-turned-actor can boast the most career number ones on Billboard's Country Airplay chart, with 28. Can you name him? ANSWER:  Tim McGraw.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Tim McGraw will follow up his number one “Humble and Kind” with the Damn Country Music track “How I’ll Always Be.”

Last week’s concert featuring Cole SwindellBilly CurringtonMichael RayMaddie and Tae and more at Orlando’s CFE Arena raised more than $250,000 for the OneOrlando Fund, to help victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

You should soon start hearing Darius Rucker’s new song , “If I Told You,” on the radio. It’s the lead single from his forthcoming new album.

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Capitol NashvilleWhen it comes to number ones, Keith Urban officially comes of age this week, as his reminiscence about growing up, “Wasted Time,” becomes the 21st chart-topper of his career.

The Aussie superstar says the song was born out of a conversation with Canadian-born Greg Wells and Atlanta, Georgia native J. Abrahart. Even though the three grew up worlds apart, they discovered their teenage experiences were very similar. 

“It was pretty much the same, you know,” Keith recalls. “You've got a buddy who owns a car, so everyone's piling into that thing on a Friday night, and you're singing out the window and you're sneaking out and you're drinking and you're smoking and you're hanging out by the river and there's a rope swing. We had so many things in common that the song really took off.”

If you’ve wondered exactly what the “sippin’ on the Lokos” lyric means, Keith says it was his idea, fleshed out by one of his co-writers.

“I said, 'We've got to reference a drink of some sort.' And I said to J., 'What was like, just a nasty, cheap drink that you drank growing up?' And he rattled off a bunch, and he said, 'There was this one called Four Lokos, but we just used to call 'em Lokos. I said, 'Perfect! We're gonna be sippin' on the Lokos!'” 

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Capitol NashvilleJon Pardi’s California Sunrise is dawning at number one. The Golden State native’s sophomore album debuts at the top of Billboard’s Country Albums ranking this week, making it not only his first chart- topping album, but his first career number one as well.

Jon’s debut album, Write You a Song, peaked at number 3 in 2014, with its single, “Up All Night,” making it to number 10 that same year.  His current hit, “Head Over Boots,” remains firmly planted in the top ten this week as well. He’ll perform it for the first time on national television July 7 on NBC’s Today show.

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Eric AdkinsScotty McCreery became a trending topic on Facebook over the weekend when the Grand Ole Opry posted the video for his June 10 performance of new song “Five More Minutes” on YouTube, where it now has more than 176,000 views.

As McCreery emotionally explains in the video, he wrote the poignant story song just a few weeks after losing a grandfather he was very close to. Said McCreery, “He’s never heard this song, but I know he’s watching and very proud of me.”

In the lyrics, McCreery sings, “At 86 my grandpa said there’s angels in the room/With all the family gathered ’round knew the time was coming soon/With so much left to say I prayed, Lord, I ain’t finished/Just give us five more minutes.”

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Photo: Largo Police DepartmentA Florida man who impersonated singer Jason Aldean has been accused by police of defrauding an intellectually disabled woman for both money and sex.

Tampa, Fla., TV station WFLA reports that Pinellas County resident Daniel Farris pretended to be the country music star and convinced the victim he was Aldean.

Largo Police say Farris asked the unidentified woman for $2,000, and she gave him a total of $230 over two occasions. Police say he also convinced the woman to have sex with him.

Farris allegedly posed as Aldean on Facebook, and also posed as a friend of Aldean’s in an effort to collect the money. “Allegedly, Farris would collect the funds by telling the victim Jason Aldean loved her, but was on tour and his friend needed the money,” WFLA reports.

According to a police affidavit, Farris admitted to taking the victim’s money and used it to fund his prescription pill addiction.

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ComStock/ThinkStockWhat country superstar helped induct a then 21-year-old Alison Krauss into the Grand Ole Opry in 1993? ANSWER: Garth Brooks

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