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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Bobbie Gentry‘s smash “Ode to Billy Joe” was actually the B-side of the Mississippi native’s debut single. Can you name the song her label originally believed would be the bigger hit? ANSWER:  “Mississippi Delta.” Copyright ©

Jennifer Nettles is “Front and Center” on new PBS show

ABC/Mark LevineIn December, Jennifer Nettles staged an all-out TV-takeover, starring in no less than three prime-time holiday specials, and it’s just a matter of days before the Sugarland front-woman will be back. Jennifer stars in a new episode of PBS’s Front and

Even when she's sick, Kelsea Ballerini can't quit

ABC/Image Group LA Even though Kelsea Ballerini wasn’t feeling well, she was determined to keep going this weekend on Thomas Rhett’s Home Team Tour. “Devastated I had to cancel my VIP and [meet-and-greet],” she tweeted in advance of her Saturday

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Both Sugarland‘s Kristian Bush and newcomer Drake White played in the British version of the CMA Songwriters Series in London, during the fifth annual C2C festival, Europe’s largest country music gathering. Opry legend Jeannie Seely and Old Crow Medicine Show helped induct bluegrass stars Dailey

Florida Georgia Line gives their fans a life sentence

ABC/Image Group LASome Florida Georgia Line fans are ready to serve a life sentence. On Friday, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley launched their new fan club, called FGL Lifers. A year-long membership will run you $35, and give you access to FGL concert