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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockAmy Grant has achieved 1 billion career streams. She was surprised with a plaque commemorating the honor before taking the stage at the Ryman Auditorium with husband Vince Gill for their yearly Christmas at the Ryman residency.  Pre-sale tickets for Charlie Daniels‘

Maren Morris, Eric Church headlining 2020 Jazz Aspen Snowmass

ABC/Image Group LAMaren Morris and Eric Church have booked themselves a unique gig outside of country music.  The two country superstars will headline the 2020 Jazz Aspen Snowmass festival taking place over Labor Day weekend in Aspen, Colorado from September 4-6. They’ll

CMA Country Christmas to re-air on Christmas Eve

ABC/Mark LevineYou’ll get to re-live the festivities of CMA Country Christmas when the special gets an encore presentation on Christmas Eve.  CMA has revealed that the holiday special featuring Trisha Yearwood, Lady Antebellum, Brett Young, Chris Young and others will re-air on ABC on

Farm Aid provides $1 million in grants to rural farmers

ABC/Image Group LAFarm Aid continues to work toward its mission of supporting farmers around the country by distributing $1 million in grants this year. The annual concert founded by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp raises money for grassroots farmers.  The

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1975, the country star best known for No. 1 hits like “We Went,” and “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” was born. Can you name him? ANSWER: Randy Houser. Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.