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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

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Sugarland is set to stop by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Thursday. You can watch for the duo following Good Morning America on most ABC stations. Kenny Chesney surprised industry veteran Connie Bradley by presenting her with the CMA’s Irving Waugh Award