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New Song Stuck in My Head: Sara Evans “Slow Me Down”

Singer-songwriter Sara Evans was born in Missouri, but like many of her fellow country stars, eventually made her way to Nashville. She’s released six studio albums and is hard at work on her seventh (due early next year) but we already have the first single, “Slow Me Down.” Listen to “Slow Me Down” all week […]

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“Country A – Z” Gives Alphabetical Snapshot of Nashville’s Greatest Music

How about a history lesson that doesn’t make you fall asleep? On our brand-new station, Country A-Z, Slacker gives you a compelling country music history lesson that spans almost a century, from the genre’s earliest roots to the pop-laden tunes of today. Our country experts have gone through the alphabet and chosen for each letter […]

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Shania Twain is the Artist of the Week

15 years ago, Shania Twain scored her sixth number-one country single with “You’re Still the One”. This song went on to become an international mega-hit, and it earned her 4 Grammy nominations, of which she won 2. This week, she celebrates her 48th birthday, and Slacker is paying tribute the Queen of Country Pop. Shania’s […]

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Tim McGraw Honored for “Highway” Milestone

Less than two dozen artists on the planet can boast 34 No. 1 singles, so there was a big reason for Tim McGraw to celebrate this week in Nashville. Friends and colleagues threw a party for the country superstar in midtown Music City to commemorate his 34th chart-topper, “Highway Don’t Care,” which also features Taylor […]

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Song Stuck in our Head: Jake Owen’s “Days of Gold”

Florida-born country star Jake Owen picked up the guitar after a wakeboarding accident sidelined him from sports. He eventually made his way to Nashville and released his debut single “Yee Haw” in 2006. His as-yet-untitled fourth album is set for a December release but we’ve already got the first single. Listen to the new single, […]

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Brett Eldredge’s “Bring You Back” is Slacker’s Album of the Week

Country newcomer Brett Eldredge proves a man of many moods on his debut album, “Bring You Back.” He first made us cry with the sentimental “Raymond,” then turned charming flirt with his catchy “Don’t Ya.” The album features diverse songs delivered in that soulful voice that has seen Eldredge deemed country’s next big thing and “Bring […]

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