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This singer known for hits including “Heads Carolina, Tails California” and “I’m Alright” is celebrating her 51st birthday today. Can you guess who it is? ANSWER: Jo Dee Messina Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

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CMT GIANTS: Charley Pride premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET. It features past performances by and interviews with Charley, as well as appearances by Garth Brooks; Luke Combs; Charley’s wife, Rozene; his son Dion, and more.  Asleep at the Wheel will debut their

Country star trivia

On this day in 2012, this Golden girl’s debut single, “Merry Go ‘Round,” was released to country radio. It reached the top 10 on the charts and was named Best Country Song at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Can you

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Alan Jackson, Ronnie Dunn, Trace Adkins and Brittney Spencer have been added to the lineup for the ACM Honors, taking place Wednesday night at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.  Charlie Daniels has posthumously received Pandora’s Billionaire Award for achieving one billion streams. Charlie’s wife Hazel and

Country star trivia

On this date in 1952, country radio had its first number-one hit by a female artist, “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.” Can you name the artist who sang this song? ANSWER: Kitty Wells. Copyright

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Runaway June have released their three-song EP, backstory. To celebrate the release, they shared a video for one of the songs, “T-Shirt,” on Friday.  Laine Hardy has announced his full-length debut, Here’s to Anyone. The 11-song project,