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Christina Vinson is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tenn. After graduating from Cornerstone University, she left the idyllic shores of West Michigan and headed south alongside her husband, a musician. She writes for a variety of publications across the state and country, with work ranging from full-length magazine features to SEO-rich blog posts. When she's not typing away at the computer, you can find Vinson at the library with a stack of books, in the kitchen baking cinnamon rolls, or drinking coffee at a local coffee shop.
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Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line Come in on Top of Country 2013 American Music Awards Nominees

The 2013 American Music Awards nominees were announced on 'Good Morning America' Thursday (Oct. 10) by Kelly Clarkson and Will.i.am. Among the nominees, Taylor Swift and Florida Georgia Line come in on top for country, with an impressive five and four nominations, respectively.

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Tim McGraw Plans Tribute Concert for Deserving Veterans

Tim McGraw has honored many veterans through his partnership with Chase and Operation Homefront. He's given away homes and cakes and even a puppy, and now he's planning a tribute concert for military members and their families at U.S. Naval Station Mayport to celebrate Veteran's Day. 

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Sheryl Crow Would Love to See a Change on Male-Dominated Country Charts

Through the encouragement of pal Brad PaisleySheryl Crow crossed over to country music, which welcomed her with open arms. But even in 2013, it's a genre that's largely dominated by males, and Crow is hoping for a change to that pattern -- along with many other country gals. 

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Taylor Swift Recaps U.S. Red Tour Finale in Exciting Video Featuring Luke Bryan

If there's one thing Taylor Swift loves more than being onstage, it's being onstage with surprise guests. The songstress recapped her last Red Tour shows in the U.S. with an in-depth video almost nine minutes long, featuring Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts, Hunter Hayes and Ed Sheeran.

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Keith Urban to Debut New Guitar Line on Home Shopping Network

The Home Shopping Network (HSN) has a 'little bit of everything' for sale, and it just got even better, especially for country fans or aspiring musicians. Keith Urban will debut a new guitar line on the leading interactive lifestyle retailer, and the guitars will not only be affordable -- they'll also be quality. 

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Luke Bryan’s ‘Crash My Party’ Album Certified Platinum

It's official: Luke Bryan is a country music superstar. And while he admits that sometimes his rising fame means fans will go through his trash, it also means he sells a lot of albums. 'Crash My Party' has been certified Platinum by the RIAA just six weeks after being released on Aug. 13.

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Keith Urban Presents Navy SEALs With $300,000 Check

Keith Urban's hit 'For You,' which was written for the film 'Act of Valor,' racked up a huge share of artist and publishing royalties for the singer -- to the tune of $300,000. But, instead of keeping it for himself, the star has presented the money to the Navy SEAL Foundation.

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Willie Nelson’s Armadillo Finds Its Way Home

After a week apart, Willie Nelson and his armadillo have been reunited, and the critter is officially 'on the road again.' The band's unofficial (and dearly loved) mascot was stolen following a Sept. 19 concert, but was finally returned unharmed Friday morning (Sept. 27).

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Taylor Swift’s 2012 Grammys Dress Up for Auction

If you've been following Taylor Swift's illustrious career, you'll know that she always puts her best foot forward when it comes to her wardrobe. Her 2012 Grammys dress, which she wore during her performance of 'Mean,' is now up for auction, and it could be yours -- for a pretty penny.

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