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Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockFourteen years ago this week, this Oklahoma native won season four of American Idol, performing Martina McBride‘s “Independence Day” and singing “Bless the Broken Road” with Rascal Flatts during the finale. Can you name her? ANSWER: Carrie Underwood. Copyright © 2019, ABC

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockCarly Pearce, Tyler Rich, and Filmore have been added to Rodney Atkins‘ Music City Gives Back show June 3 at Ascend Park in Nashville. Carly’s fiance, Michael Ray, is set to close the show, which raises money for the W.O. Smith

With “The Voice” behind him, Blake Shelton's ready for Red Nose Day

Trae Patton/NBCNow that Blake Shelton has wrapped season 16 of The Voice, he’s ready to put on his red nose. The “God’s Country” hitmaker will perform on NBC’s fifth annual Red Nose Day Special on Thursday, along with his fellow Voice coaches Kelly Clarkson and John Legend, Sting, Josh