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Album OTW: Platinum from Miranda Lambert

30-year-old Texas native Miranda Lambert only finished third on the show “Nashville Star” but since then she’s proven to be a real winner, grabbing the Academy of Country Music Female Vocalist of the Year award 5 years running. Her fifth studio album is called “Platinum” and it features eight songs written by Lambert, plus collaborations […]

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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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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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Luke Bryan’s “Crash My Party” is the Album of the Week

Welcome to Slacker’s Album of the Week, where we bring you an entire album on-demand. This week we have a new album from country superstar Luke Bryan. Nashville-based, Georgia born country singer Luke Bryan is known for his party songs, including 2009’s “Take My Drunk Ass Home.” It’s only fitting he title his fourth album […]

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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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