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Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Dan + Shay‘s two-week #1, “Tequila,” is the most-streamed country song released in 2018 so far. Country stars Aaron Tippin and John Anderson have teamed up with officers from the Smithville, Tennessee Police department to create a Lip Sync

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Eight years ago this week, Jerrod Niemann scored his only #1 so far on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with this song. Can you name the tune that was a remake of a 1992 hit by the band Sonia Dada?

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dead at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images  Aretha Franklin, the pastor’s daughter who became the undisputed Queen of Soul over a career that spanned more than five decades, has died of advanced pancreatic cancer, ABC News has confirmed. “It is