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Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockEighteen years ago this month, Bill Anderson teamed up with Little Jimmy Dickens and Jeannie Seely — dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus, respectively — to invite this up-and-coming artist to join the Grand Ole Opry. Can you name the West Virginia native

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock CBS will rebroadcast Garth Brooks: Live at Notre Dame! on Friday, December 28 at 8 p.m. ET. More than 9.7 million viewers tuned in for its initial broadcast. Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson sets his 2019 tour

Dan + Shay will rock in the New Year live from New York City

ABC/Image Group LADan + Shay will represent country music December 31 on ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, as they play live in New York City’s Times Square. The “Tequila” and “Speechless” hitmakers join headliner Christina Aguilera and New Kids on the Block,

Blake Shelton and Keith Urban to ring in 2019 on NBC

ABC/Mark LevineBlake Shelton and Keith Urban will both be ringing in 2019 on TV this December 31. As previously announced, Keith will join the NBC’s New Year’s Eve telecast live from Nashville, where he’ll be performing at the annual Music City Midnight New