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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Blake Shelton‘s “I’ll Name the Dogs” took home the Song of the Year honor at Thursday night’s first-ever Nashville Songwriter Awards at the historic Ryman Auditorium. LANCO‘s multi-week #1, “Greatest Love Story,” has been certified

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock This 1964 recording was the first debut single by a female artist to make it all the way to the top of the country chart. It stayed there for eight weeks, and set another record for

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Eric Church previewed the track, “Jukebox and a Bar,” from his new album, Desperate Man, for his Church Choir fan club on Wednesday. The full album arrives October 5. Blake Shelton celebrated his 24th and 25th #1 songs,