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Why Doesn’t Jason Aldean Smile?

Have you wondered why Jason Aldean doesn’t smile in photographs? Its as simple as he doesn’t think it looks natural for him to be grinning in photos.

As he tells it, “We’ll do a photo shoot and I’ll look at all the ones of me smiling and I’ll just move them to the side, like, ‘Those are out.’”

As you would guess, Jason isn’t smiling on the cover of his new album, Old Boots, New Dirt, due out October 7th.

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Kenny Chesney Runs the TV Gauntlet Next Week to Promote New Album

Next week it will be hard not to see Kenny  Chesney on TV.  With his new album, The Big Revival dropping on Tuesday, Kenny will be perform on NBC’s Today Show that same day, followed by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday then landing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday.

Kenny says, “Normally I don’t get geared up for this much television, but this record makes me wanna get out and talk about it.”

Kenny will continue promoting The Big Revival with a performance on TBS’s Conan on September 29, followed by an appearance on CBS’s The Talk on October 2.

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Emotional Miranda Lambert with Cancer-Stricken Child in Texas

Emotions were running high for Miranda Lambert in Corpus Christi, Texas, last Saturday.

Miranda was singing “Over You” when she reached out her hand to a seven-year-old girl named Brooke Hester, who is battling stage four neuroblastoma cancer.

Overcome with emotion, a teary-eyed Miranda held hands with Hester and was unable to finish the song, holding up her microphone to the crowd for their assistance.

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CMA Awards Update

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, and Keith Urban are among the first performers confirmed for the 48th Annual CMA Awards. All four artists are nominated for Entertainer of the Year along with reigning champ, George Strait.

For the seventh straight year, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the CMA Awards.  The show airs live from Nashville on ABC Wednesday, November 5th.

More performers to be announced soon.

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Lee Brice Surprised At The Garden

Lee Brice got a big surprise during his opening set for Luke Bryan at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Toward the end of the show, Lee’s pal Hoda Kotb of NBC Today’s Kathie Lee and Hoda joined Lee on stage to present him with a platinum plaque for his recent hit, “I Don’t Dance.” He then performed the song, which is up for Song of the Year at the 48th Annual CMA Awards in November.

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