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Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1998, this “Mississippi Girl” scored gold and platinum certifications for her Faith album while its lead single, the crossover hit “This Kiss,” went gold. Can you name the singer? ANSWER: Faith Hill. By Cillea HoughtonCopyright ©

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockCountry trio Leaving Austin will perform their new single featuring Cassadee Pope, “American Avenue,” on NBC’s Today with Hoda & Jenna on Friday, one day after the song premieres.   Songs & Daughters, Nashville’s female-focused label helmed by hit songwriter Nicolle Galyon, has announced its

Garth Brooks' drive-in concert draws more than 350,000 fans

8 Ten, Inc.Though Garth Brooks wasn’t physically present, he entertained more than 350,000 fans on Saturday with his one-night-only event, Encore Live Presents Garth Brooks: A Drive-In Concert Experience.  Garth filmed the set, which included such hits as “Ain’t Goin’