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Why “A Very Kacey Christmas” Will Be “Willie Nice”

Mercury Nashville“Part Western Swing sprinkled with bits of classic pop, hazy Hawaiian moments and child-like fun, all coming to a nostalgic and melancholy end” — that’s how Kacey Musgraves describes her new holiday album, A Very Kacey Christmas, that’s set

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Who was the first CMA Entertainer of the Year to repeat the honor in subsequent years? ANSWER:  Barbara Mandrell, who won in 1980 and 1981. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Dierks Bentley performs the track “Freedom,” from his Black album, Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on the 2016 NFL Kickoff on NBC. Garth Brooks, Ricky Skaggs and the late Jerry Reed are just some of the honorees who’ll be inducted into the Musicians