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One FINE Christmas cd!!
The 29-song, double-disc collection, NOW That’s What I Call a Country Christmas is great . It’s flying out of the stores, and with stars like Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Taylor Swift, Darius Rucker, Reba McEntire, Trace Adkins, and many others, it’s no wonder! Alongside true Christmas classics from the likes of Gene Autry and Brenda Lee, you’ll find superstars and some of today’s hottest young artists…and if you’ve been seeing Kellie Pickler’s terrific performance of “Santa Baby” on CMT or CMT.com, you can pick up her original recording of the song right here! A complete track listing is below.
Disc One Darius Rucker - “Winter Wonderland” Brad Paisley - “Away in a Manger” Julianne Hough - “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” George Strait - “Joy to the World” Lady Antebellum - “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Brooks & Dunn - “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” Luke Bryan - “Run Run Rudolph” Josh Turner - “The First Noel” Kellie Pickler - “Santa Baby” Trace Adkins - “It’s Christmas” Little Big Town - “Go Tell It on the Mountain” Lee Ann Womack - “The Man with the Bag” Taylor Swift - “Christmases When You Were Mine” Kenny Chesney - “Silver Bells”
Disc Two Gene Autry - “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” Elvis/Martina McBride - “Blue Christmas” Merle Haggard - “Jingle Bells” Vince Gill - “O Little Town of Bethlehem” Alison Krauss - “Shimmy Down the Chimney (Fill up My Stocking)” Reba McEntire - “Up on the Housetop” Glen Campbell - “O Holy Night” Tanya Tucker - “What Child Is This” Alabama - “Christmas in Dixie” Brenda Lee - “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” Kenny Rogers - “Kentucky Homemade Christmas” Dolly Parton - “Hard Candy Christmas” Amy Grant - “A Christmas to Remember” Johnny Cash - “Silent Night” Burl Ives - “A Holly Jolly Christmas”
ARRESTED now in Colorado...but what a story and week for 2 brothers and their stripper sister!
Text messages and tweets by three fugitive siblings who shot at a police officer and robbed a bank reveal a dangerous mindset and a firm bond between the siblings, "We've certainly seen their mindset when... They shot at a law enforcement officer outside of Tampa Bay, Fla., and when they fired inside that bank in Valdosta, Ga. But these additional texts and tweets have given us additional insight," FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told "Good Morning America" today. " We are concerned and feel that they are going to continue and cause problems to say the least for law enforcement." Ryan Dougherty, 21; his sister Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, have been on the lam since Aug. 2 when they shot at a police officer attempting to pull their white Subaru Impreza over for speeding. A few hours later, they robbed a bank in Georg…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 2, 2017) – Award-winning songwriters Cole Swindell, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell(each recent CMA Triple Play Award winners) gathered with fans, friends and industry notables Tuesday night at the Warner Music Nashville office to celebrate the No. 1 hit “Middle of a Memory,” from Swindell’s recently certified RIAA Gold album You Should Be Here. “Middle of a Memory” became Swindell’s record-breaking sixth consecutive No. 1 single (breaking his own record) and ninth overall as a songwriter.
Swindell, the six-time Platinum-selling No. 1 hit songwriter is the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first SIX singles.
“Middle of a Memory,” recently certified Gold® by the RIAA, is the followup to the Platinum-certified, 1+ Billion-reaching smash single “You Should Be Here.”
Each of the six singles and two albums Swindell has released since he signed with Warner Bros. Records three years ago have not only all gone to N…