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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Seven years ago this week, Jake Owen claimed the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with this casual hit. Can you name the tune that was written by Eric Paslay? ANSWER: “Barefoot Blue Jean Night.”  Copyright © 2018,

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Willie Nelson will headline a concert on September 29 at Auditorium Shores in Austin for Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke. This will be the first public concert the legend has ever held for a political candidate. Musicians

Dan + Shay are “Speechless” after their first AMA nominations

ABC/Randy Holmes“Tequila” continues to be the song that’s helping take Dan + Shay to the next level. Wednesday morning, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney grabbed their first-ever American Music Awards nods, for Favorite Country Duo or Group, as well as Favorite Country Song