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Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockThirty-five years ago this week, The Statler Brothers topped Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart with this tune, which member Jimmy Fortune wrote after watching the 1956 film Giant, and being inspired by its iconic female star. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Elizabeth.” Hollywood

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockZac Brown Band, Alison Krauss, Margo Price and many more are set to play the Bourbon & Beyond festival September 20-22 at Louisville, Kentucky’s Highland Festival Grounds. “Everybody Wants to Be Twenty-One,” the new video from Grand Ole Opry star Bill

Reba's ready for Fight Night in Phoenix

ABC/Mark LevineReba McEntire will be living up to the title “host with the most” in the next few weeks: She has three high-profile gigs coming up. In addition to anchoring the Academy of Country Music Awards for the

Jimmie Allen to play “GMA” on Thursday

ABC/Image Group LAFresh off his debut appearance at the Country to Country festival in London, Jimmie Allen is headed to New York City to play Good Morning America. The “Best Shot” hitmaker will perform the track “21” from his Mercury Lane album