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NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 06:  Entertainer of the Year award winner George Strait speaks onstage during the 47th annual CMA awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 6, 2013 in Nashville, United States.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

CMA Awards, Fellow Stars Salute George Strait

The entertainer of the year trophy at the Country Music Association Awards is one of the most coveted honors in the genre, but sometimes it’s OK to lose — like, say, when George Strait is a nominee.

11/07/2013

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 10:  (L-R) Bobby Bare, Kenny Rogers, and Jack Clement attends the 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees announcement at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on April 10, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)

Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare Inducted Into Country Hall Of Fame

Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and the late “Cowboy” Jack Clement — three men whose influence still ripples across the surface of modern music — are now members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

10/28/2013

Singer Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock attend the 55th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Kelly Clarkson Weds Music Manager Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson has married music manager Brandon Blackstock. The two tied the knot on Sunday in Tennessee.

10/21/2013

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Taylor Swift Sets Songwriting Record

The Nashville Songwriters Association International announced that it would name Taylor Swift as its songwriter/artist of the year. This is her sixth win.

10/09/2013

Taylor Swift

Swift & Musgraves Lead CMA Nominees

Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves are the top nominees for the Country Music Association Awards, signaling something of a left turn for the usually traditional organization.

09/10/2013

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George Strait Will End Farewell Tour In AT&T Stadium

George Strait will finish off his two-year farewell tour in the biggest house in his home state of Texas — the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium.

CBS 11–09/09/2013

Jack Clement attends the 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees announcement at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on April 10, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit: Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)

Music’s “Cowboy” Jack Clement Dead At 82

“Cowboy” Jack Clement, a producer, engineer, songwriter and beloved figure who helped birth rock ‘n’ roll and push country music into modern times, died Thursday at his home. He was 82.

08/09/2013

Brad Paisley at Gexa Energy Pavilion July 27, 2013 - Credit:Geoff Petrulis, CBSDFW.com

Review: Brad Paisley Plays Gexa

Concert goers jammed the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas Saturday night, July 27 for an evening of country music – and Brad Paisley did not disappoint. You would be hard pressed to find an entertainer […]

07/28/2013

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Doctors: Singer Randy Travis Awake After Stroke

Country music star Randy Travis was awake and making progress Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

Singer Randy Travis at the 2013 CMT Music awards. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Randy Travis In Critical Condition After Stroke

Country music superstar Randy Travis was listed in critical condition at a Plano hospital late Wednesday night after undergoing surgery following a stroke.

CBS 11–07/10/2013

Country singer Randy Travis performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee (credit: y Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

Randy Travis Stabilized & Showing Signs Of Improvement

After canceling an in-person update on the condition of Randy Travis, the country music star’s public relations team referred members of the media to a hospital website for statements from Travis’ physicians.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2013

Country singer Randy Travis performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee (credit: y Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

No Heart Surgery For Singer Randy Travis, Still In ICU

The public relations team representing country music star Randy Travis says the singer has not undergone heart surgery, but remains hospitalized in critical condition.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

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