1-4-13 Music City Minute ...
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Taylor Swift’s latest album, Red is nearing the 3 million mark in sales and unlike her previous album, she collaborated with co-writers for a few tracks. Red was the best selling country album of 2012 and the second best seller overall.
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Eli Young Band bass player Jon Jones and his wife Sarah welcomed a little boy into their family this week. Hudson Lennon Jones was supposed to be a Christmas baby, but arrived on New Year’s Eve. The Eli Young Band played a show in Oklahoma that night…and was just the second time in ten years they played without Jon.
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Miranda Lambert will be appearing as a guest judge next season on the hit reality series Project Runway. No word yet on when Miranda’s episode will air.
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The Zac Brown Band will perform the national anthem prior to Monday night’s BCS National Championship game. Check it out at 8 PM on ESPN.
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The good news for girls is that Hunter Hayes is single. The bad news, Girlies…is that you’ll have to compete with his first priority – music. He's so wrapped up in writing new music that he built a studio into the back of his bus. THAT is serious!!!
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Gary Allan is only a few weeks away from releasing his highly anticipated album, Set You Free. Set You Free features Gary's latest song, “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)” and is due in stores January 22nd.
Dierks Bentley’s music video for his latest single, “Tip It On Back” has a special place in his heart, since it was shot at the famed Georgia Theatre. Check it out above...
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The first line of Thomas Rhett’s latest song, “Beer With Jesus” sums up everything he felt while co-writing the song. This year Thomas will join Jason Aldean on his Night Train Tour.