Blake Shelton Becomes 1st Country Artist To Top Billboard’s Artist 100 Chart
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That’s quite a feat, Blake. Congratulations!

Carrie Underwood On Brad Paisley: ‘I Couldn’t Ask For a Better Co-Host’
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What do you think? Are Brad and Carrie the perfect hosts for the CMA Awards?

Danielle Bradbery, Trisha Yearwood Perform the National Anthem at Major Sporting Events
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Danielle Bradbery and Trisha Yearwood each performed the National Anthem at major sporting events earlier this week.

2015 Kicker Country Stampede!
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Bookmark this page and check back regularly for any and all updates!

Little Big Town’s Pain Killer Could Be Your Remedy
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Great songs, great lyrics. More about the album here.

Sunny Sweeney Posts Update Following Viral Photo
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We brought you the story about the first post, here’s an update.

Kristian Bush Releases ‘Trailer Hitch’ Music Video
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Kristian Bush is saving the world from a zombie apocalypse in his new music video for Top 40 and climbing hit, “Trailer Hitch.” Watch it here!

Keith Urban Gives Update On American Idol Auditions
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Here are a few details about the show this season.

WIN a Prize Pack from The Swon Brothers!
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Here’s the link and details to get registered.

Brantley Gilbert: ENGAGED!
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Congratulations are in order for Brantley Gilbert!

Dustin Lynch Injured By Flying Beer Can During Concert
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People can be so rude sometimes! Here’s what happened.

Eric Church Races Around The Subject of New Single “Talladega”
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It’s not about NASCAR – find out what it IS about here.

See Your Favorite Game Show LIVE with Bob Eubanks!
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Play the Newlywed Game with us!

Sara Evans To Appear on Upcoming Episode of ABC’s ‘Nashville’
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Evans will play herself and sing her newly released single “Put My Heart Down” with Will Chase’s character Luke Wheeler.

Blake Shelton Confirmed For ‘The Voice’ Season Eight
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The Voice” season eight will begin in early 2015.

Jerrod Niemann Ties The Knot
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It’s official – Jerrod Niemann is a married man!

Garth Brooks Shatters His North American Ticket Sales Record
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The record was previously held by Chicago where he sold 180,000 tickets from eleven shows at the Allstate Arena. Not anymore, Garth.

Brett Eldredge Named One Of People Magazine’s 2014 Ones To Watch
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He was the only country artist selected!

Jason Aldean’s “Concert For The Cure” Raises Over $660K
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This year, Aldean raised $660,909 to benefit Susan G. Komen and breast cancer research.

Introducing… Mickey Guyton
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When Arlington, Texas native Mickey Guyton heard Leann Rimes sing at a Texas Rangers game when she was a young girl, she knew exactly what she wanted to be.

Blake Shelton’s New Album BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE Debuts At #1 On The Charts
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SUNSHINE is only the third country album to top The Billboard 200 this year!

Boo at the Zoo 2014
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We will be there on October 18th! Come see us!

Luke Bryan Earns 11th Career No.1 with ‘Roller Coaster’
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Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke has sold nearly 6.4 million albums and 24.9 million digital tracks from his four studio albums

Brad Paisley Debuts ‘Perfect Storm’ Music Video
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Brad Paisley’s music video for his current hit single, “Perfect Storm,” recently made its debut! Watch it here!

Toby Keith’s New Single Raises A Glass To ‘Drunk Americans’
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The song celebrates those communal moments when glasses go up and the barriers that separate us all come down.

Salute our Heroes Gala
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The BIG 94.5 Country wants you to join us at the Salute our Heroes Gala on November 1st at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Please RSVP before October 15th. Connect with the Military Veteran Project on Facebook HERE! Register to attend … Read More

Beer Pretzels, Cheesecake Hits At Taste Of Home Cooking In Mayetta
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The Big 94.5 Country and 580 WIBW AM host Taste of Home Cooking School Culinary Specialist Jamie Dunn at Prairie Band Casino in Mayetta.

CONTEST: Enter To Win The Best of Me Soundtrack ZinePak
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Get yourself entered right here!

Sunny Sweeney Shares Touching Photo Between Soldier and Stranger
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In a photo that is quickly going viral, “Bad Girl Phase” singer Sunny Sweeney shows a touching moment between strangers at the airport.

Jake Owen and Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Get New Pups
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Awh, how cute – Jake Owen and Florida Georgia Line‘s Brian Kelley have each added new four-legged members to their families!

Brantley Gilbert Would Consider More Acting, But Says Music Is His ‘True Passion’
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If he decides to take on a role, he doesn’t want his fans to worry. He says he will never stray too far from music.

Blake Shelton Goes Back To His Roots on ‘Bringing Back the Sunshine’
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With this album, Shelton proves that while he may be a superstar, he hasn’t forgotten his roots.

CONTEST: Enter To Win The Best of Me Movie Soundtrack and Movie Poster
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To celebrate the release of The Best of Me Soundtrack, we have your chance to WIN a copy + a Movie Poster!!! Entry Link HERE!

Thomas Rhett Releases “Make Me Wanna” Music Video
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Click here to see the video!

Carrie Underwood Gets Overwhelmed Shopping at Babies “R” Us
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It doesn’t get much cuter than a pregnant Carrie Underwood!

Garth Brooks Announces Album Title, Reveals Cover Art
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This album is a reminder to all those who dream, work, and fight for what they believe; do not give up your vision…

Carrie Underwood Talks Pregnancy, Changes First Diaper on America’s Morning Show
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Here’s an interview with Carrie talking about her pregnancy.

Rascal Flatts to ‘Flip The Switch’ on Opry’s Signature Barn as Opry Goes Pink
| |

Now that’s kind of a cool responsibility, Rascal Flatts!

Corn Harvest Hard Work No Matter How Done In Days Of The Past
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Old-Fashioned Corn Picking Demonstrated At Alta Vista’s Ag Heritage Park

Rascal Flatts Joe Don Rooney and Wife Welcome Daughter’s Arrival
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Congratulations to the entire family!!!

CMT Offers Advance Listen To Jason Aldean’s New Album “Old Boots, New Dirt”
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Here’s an exclusive early listen to all 15 tracks!

Holly Williams Welcomes Daughter, Stella June
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New baby! How exciting. Details here.

Pioneer Bluffs Historic Chase County Ranch Headquarters Fall Festival Saturday
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Pack up and head out to this Fall Festival!

Sumptuous Evening Gala
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This semi-formal event that will include wine, spirits, sumptuous bites, live auction, and entertainment. Find out where and when here!

Clara Henningsen of The Henningsens and Husband Expecting First Child
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The couple is expecting their first child this spring!

Darius Rucker Releases ‘Homegrown Honey’ Music Video
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The album won’t be released till early 2015 – but you can watch the video here, now!

Eric Church and Wife Expecting Second Son
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Congratulations to the Church family!

Blake Shelton Offers Early Listen Of New Album “Bringing Back The Sunshine” on CMT
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Early listen before the release to all 12 tracks beginning today!!!

Carrie Underwood To Release ‘Greatest Hits: Decade #1′
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Here’s more about her announcement!

Jason Aldean Engaged To Brittany Kerr
| |

Country superstar Jason Aldean is officially off the market (again!).

Keith Urban Releases Steamy ‘Somewhere In My Car’ Music Video
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Four-time CMA nominee Keith Urban recently debuted a steamy new music video for his latest single, “Somewhere In My Car.”

Kenny Chesney To Perform and Serve As Guest Picker on College GameDay
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Kenny Chesney is no stranger to college football.

Dean Alexander Releases ‘Live A Little’ Music Video
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Elektra Records country singer-songwriter Dean Alexander premiered the official music video for his new single “Live A Little” this week. Watch it here!

Lee Ann Womack Debuts “The Way I’m Livin’” Music Video
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Directed by Roger Pistole, the video was shot in an abandoned house on a working cattle farm outside Nashville. Watch it here!

Exclusive Lady Antebellum Cut x Cut: ‘Freestyle’
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Kelley talks about how much this album scares him in this video. Watch here!

WIN a Guitar Autographed by Kenny Chesney!
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Details and link to enter here!

Dierks Bentley Drops ‘Say You Do’ Single and Music Video
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“I think it’s pretty evident there is a hardcore yearning going on in this song…” said Bentley. Watch it here!

Garth Brooks To Release New Album on November 11
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Now you know when it will be out – here’s where to get your copy!

Carrie Underwood To Visit Today Show for Exclusive Announcement Friday, Sept. 26
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Carrie Underwood will appear on NBC’s Today Show this Friday, Sept. 26

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard: Engaged!
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Congratulations are in order for the Georgia-half of Florida Georgia Line! Tyler Hubbard announced that he and his girlfriend…

Disney Junior Live
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Arrr!! The BIG 94.5 Country wants you to go to Disney Junior Live! Pirate & Princess Adventure on October 10 at the Ks Expocentre! Starting Thursday {9/25/14} every day for the next two weeks on Mid-Day with Stephanie Lynn and … Read More

All Justin Moore Was Asking For Was One Hit
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The funny thing is, a much younger Moore just wanted a hit song.

Jerrod Niemann Reveals Wedding Details
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Details on country crooner Jerrod Niemann‘s imminent nuptial plans with fiancée, Morgan Petek…

Big Money Secret Sound
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Here’s what this contest is all about and how you can win.

Eric Church Partners With Lucchese To Create Exclusive THESE BOOTS Line
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Eric Church the boot designer! Find out where you can get them!

American Express To Live Stream Tim McGraw’s Concert TONIGHT
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Tim McGraw just unveiled a brand new digital video produced by Bennett Miller for the Amex Unstaged Concert Series. Watch it here!

Brett Eldredge Goes Black and White For “Mean To Me” Music Video
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“There’s something innocent and romantic about black and white movies that I think works great with this video,” said Brett. Watch it here!

Kenny Chesney Premieres Six Tracks from THE BIG REVIVAL Exclusively on CMT
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CMT preps for Kenny Chesney’s “The Big Revival” with an early listen to six of the 11 tracks

Indulge: A Girl’s Night Out
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94.5 Country will be there with an opportunity to pick up your Taste Of Home Cooking School Tickets!

Dustin Lynch & Craig Campbell @ TPAC Nov 9th!
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You do not want to miss this pair of incredible country artists!

Florida Georgia Line Teams Up With CBS Sports
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CBS Sports has teamed up with superstar duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE for its SEC ON CBS broadcasts.

Kenny Chesney Speaks Out on the Objectification of Women in Country Music
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Although many country artists have had recent success singing about girls with tan legs, cut-offs, and bikini tops, you won’t hear Kenny Chesney singing about that.

Jason Aldean Calls CMA Awards Snub ‘Frustrating’
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Find out what Jason has to say about not being included in the CMA Awards this year.

Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum & More To Appear on Michael W. Smith Christmas Album
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Check out the track listing and find out how to get your copy!

Austin Webb Hosting StageIt Show to Benefit Autism Speaks
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Find out how carpet cleaning lead to Austin hosting the fundraiser.

Ryan Kinder Joins Zac Brown Band’s Great American Road Trip Tour
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In addition to his new record deal, Kinder is set to join Zac Brown Band out on the road on their Great American Road Trip Tour.

Kenny Chesney Celebrates 25th No.1 Single With “American Kids”
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Pre-Order link and a short story on “American Kids” from Kenny Chesney.

Brett Eldredge Performs on CBS’ ‘Big Brother’
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Watch Brett perform “Mean To Me” on “Big Brother” here!

CONTEST: Enter To Win Tickets To A Concert of YOUR Choice
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Check out the details and register here!

Garth Brooks Unveils New Music Store, GhostTunes
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Find out what GhostTunes is and how it works!

Kenny Chesney Creates THE BIG REVIVAL ZinePak
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The ZinePak will be released on Sept. 23 exclusively at Walmart and Walmart.com. Preorder link here!

Carrie Underwood Is ‘Excited’ To Be Back For Second Year Of Sunday Night Football
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It’s her second year – see what she has to say about it!

Brantley Gilbert
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Listen to win! Details here.

Race Against Breast Cancer – Postponed to Oct. 24-25
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Why is everyone talking about October 24th & 25th?

Hunter Hayes Performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
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Check out the performance right here!

WWE Live!
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Listen & Win!! Details inside.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2014
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Join our team & help us make a world with more birthdays!

NASCAR Tickets!
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Enter here for your chance to win NASCAR tickets from Kansas Lottery & 94.5 Country!

Video: Huff n’ Puff Saturday Afternoon
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Check out what to see at the 39th Huff n’ Puff Hot Air Balloon Rally.

Huff n’ Puff’s Become Leading State Attraction
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This weekend’s Huff n’ Puff Hot Air Balloon Rally has a rich history, starting as an experiment 39 years ago, evolving into one of the most prolific attractions in Kansas.

Brantley Gilbert Admits He’s a Fan of Festival Fashion
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“I got a special place in my heart for bikinis and Daisy Dukes and fair and festival season,” he admits.

Kenny Chesney Ready To Take Fans On ‘Another Ride’
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Now that the album is finished and ready to hit shelves on September 23, Chesney is already thinking about his next project…a 2015 tour.

Garth Brooks Releases New Single “People Loving People” To Country Radio
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Listen for it on air – we’ll have it! And we’ll let you know when you can download it too. Stay tuned!

Old Albany Days Bring Nemaha County Farming Community Back To Life This Weekend
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check this out!

Renowned Rodeo Blood Runs Strong Through Generations As Clay Center Cowboy Aspires To Be Champion Bull Rider
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No shortage of enthusiasm and the championship rodeo blood – find out who our Kansas cowboy is!

Introducing… Sandra Lynn
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New artist on the scene! Find out a bit about here her!

Carrie Underwood Announces Pregnancy
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Congratulations Carrie!

Canaan Smith Ties The Knot
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Congratulations are in order!

What Bradley J Is Jamming On
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See what this weeks song/video is?

10 Songs You Should Be Listening To Right Now – August 2014
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Here they are – with links to each of them!

Thomas Rhett Appreciates Constructive Criticism From Rhett Akins
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Guess what the relationship between the two is!

Women’s Night Out: Wine, Women & Song, Part 2
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This is going to be a blast ladies! Event details inside.

Chris Lane Debuts ‘Broken Windshield View’ Music Video
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Check out hot country music newcomer Chris Lane’s brand new music video!

Luke Bryan Surprises 4-Year-Old With Asperger’s Syndrome
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What a heartwarming story. Check out the video too.

Hayden Panettiere Reveals She’s Expecting a…
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What is it? A boy or a girl??!

Wonder $50 Giveaway!
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Find out how you can win a $50 VISA Gift Card!

WIN a Guitar Autographed by Brad Paisley!
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All the details and the entry form right here!

What Bradley J Is Jamming On
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See what this weeks song/video is?

Jake Owen’s Exclusive Interview With Larry King
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What a great interview! Watch it here!

WIN Zac Brown Concert Tickets!
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Details Here!

VIDEO: PRCA’s On This Weekend
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Check out some video of people at the PRCA Topeka.

Hot for Teacher
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So, what do you think?

Tim McGraw… Junk Food Junkie?
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Yep. See when he eats it and what his favorites are!

Big & Rich’s New Album GRAVITY Set to Blast Off with Historic Launch on September 23
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They’re back – check out the track listing and when you can catch a TV performance!

Miss Rodeo Kansas Adds Glamor To PRCA Topeka Competition
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Miss Rodeo Kansas will add an element of glamor to this weekend’s Topeka PRCA competition

Kelleigh Bannen Shares Her ‘On The Road LOVES’
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A good list for every girl’s travel pack!

Crystal Light’s “Randarita” Recipe Inspired By Miranda Lambert
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Here’s Miranda’s – what’s your favorite way to drink Crystal Light?

Austin Webb Wants You To Take A Selfie With Him
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FInd out how you can take a selfie with him too!

George Strait to Release 20-Track Live Album ‘The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium’ September 16
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This album commemorates a night of celebration for one of the most influential figures in country music.

This Weekend’s PRCA Brings Best Animals As Well As Riders
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This weekend’s PRCA Rodeo at the North Topeka Saddle Club will feature premium animals to help the contestants achieve their best results toward the national championship.

Washburn Home Opener with American Family Insurance 2014-2015!
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Get free tickets to the Washburn Football Home Opener on Thursday September 4th versus the Lindenwood University Lions…

Tractor & Truck Pull
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Start your engines Get ready for excitement, fire and smoke fun for all!

Flint Hills Beef Fest Celebrates Grass Cattle Industry This Weekend At Emporia
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Here’s some info about the annual celebration of the grass cattle industry, Beef Fest.

What Bradley J Is Jamming On
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See what this weeks song/video is?

Professional Rodeo Returning To North Topeka Featuring Array Of Special Attractions
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Find out what all is going on at the PRCA Rodeo this weekend!

Taylor Swift Announces First Official Pop Album
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So, what do you think of the big news?

CountryMusicRocks Interview with Joel Crouse
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Get to know a little about him here! What a great interview!

Luke Bryan’s Show At Gillette Stadium Sets All-Time Record
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Yep, he’s hot! Do you think the trend will continue?

David Nail Mourns The Loss Of His Grandmother
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We’re sending our heartfelt condolences to David Nail and his family.

Derek Hough To Star In ABC Hit Show NASHVILLE
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Derek Hough is going country!

Florida Georgia Line is coming to Kicker Country Stampede 2015!
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The BIG 94.5 Country is so excited to announce the second headline for Kicker Country Stampede 2015!

What Bradley J Is Jamming On
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See what this weeks song/video is?

Eric Church Releases “Cold One” Music Video
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Watch it first, right here!

Lost Dr. Pepper Rock
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Really. It’s gone. :( If you knew where it was, fill out this form – we have a grill to give away!

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Wife To Appear On Animal Planet’s ‘Treehouse Masters’
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The episode of “Treehouse Masters” will air August 15 on Animal Planet at 10/9c. Will you tune in?

Country Music at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards
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Click to find out who won what and some great photos!

WIN an Eric Church ‘Cold One’ YETI Cooler!
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Hurry! This contest is only open for a few days!

Luke Bryan Rocks GMA Summer Concert Series With Largest Crowd This Summer
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Check out what these massive crowds look like and watch a few videos of Luke talking about it all.

Taste of Home Show
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Go “Back to School” with Taste of Home! Details & tickets inside.

Shorty the Wonderhorse Coloring Contest!
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You might just win tickets to the rodeo!!!

Top Five Carrie Underwood Music Videos
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Her videos do exactly what music videos are supposed to do: tell a story, make you feel something, and entertain. Watch her top 5 here!

CONTEST: Enter To Win Tickets To Jake Owen’s Days Of Gold Tour
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CountryMusicRocks has your chance to WIN a pair of tickets to see Jake Owen on his DAYS OF GOLD TOUR!!

Lee Brice Performs On Sports Illustrated Now
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Watch Lee’s interview and performance here

Lady Antebellum To Be Inducted Into Georgia Music Hall of Fame
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Find out who else is being inducted!

Luke Bryan To Perform On Good Morning America and Tape Scene For ABC’s “Nashville”
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Luke’s going to tape a scene with Connie Britton and Amy Robach on the GMA stage for ABC’s Nashville!

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return To Host The 48th Annual CMA Awards
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Paisley and Underwood answered CMA Awards trivia questions posed by Little Big Town – watch the video here!

Jake Owen Performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
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Watch the video and check out his single here!

National Night Out Huge Kick-Off Party
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We are doing it again this year! Read on for when and where.

Gary Levox Ill, Rascal Flatts Cancel Three Shows
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you Gary & team!

JT Hodges Releases ‘Already High’ Music Video
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It features cameo appearances by several guest celebrities, including NFL football players and recording artists! Watch it here!

Introducing… Ben Rue
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Ben Rue is the latest addition to the star-studded Arista Nashville roster – learn more about him here!

Kellie Pickler and Amy Grant Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Athena Bottled Water
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Athena® bottled water was created for the cause® in 2003 by a breast cancer survivor who had one purpose: to win the war against breast cancer.

Jason Aldean Named Top Digital Male Country Artist In History
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To date, Aldean has tallied over 21.5 million cumulative RIAA Digital Single Certifications counting song downloads and on-demand streams. Wow.

The Band Perry Promotes Safe Teen Driving with State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive Program
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Teens who commit safe driving have the chance to bring the award-winning group to their high school for a private concert during the 2014-2015 school year!

Get To Know Country Newcomer Canaan Smith
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Check out the fan video here!

Introducing… Allison Veltz
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Here’s a short interview with her!

Tasty Idea From Little Big Town!
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LBT’s got a recipe!

Win Miranda Lambert Concert Tickets!
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Miranda’s coming to the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater with special guest Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Jukebox Mafia on Sunday, August 17th!

Do it for the Kids!
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Rusty talks about what the North Topeka Saddle Club is involved in and why it should be part of your family activities.

Help Us Stuff the Thunder Truck!
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Help us out and get a free appetizer PLUS Enter to win a chance at a free dinner for 2 and Miranda concert tickets!

Miranda Lambert To Co-Write and Star In Film, ‘Something In The Water’
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Miranda Lambert the actress? Find out here!

Go Behind the Scenes of Carrie Underwood’s New Sunday Night Football Intro
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VIDEO: Take a look at how the intro was made!

Whitney Duncan Ties The Knot
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Congratulations are in order for Whitney Duncan and her new husband, Keith Tollefson!

Brad Paisley Releases ‘Moonshine In The Trunk’ Clips To Dismay of Label
| |

Brad Paisley is being a little troublemaker, isn’t he?!

Hunter Hayes Premieres ‘Tattoo’ Music Video
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“Tattoo” has animated graphics, graffiti art and of course, a beautiful brunette who plays the muse to Hayes’ energetic performance. Watch it here!

Garth Brooks Shatters His Previous Record For Ticket Sales In Chicago
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He broke his previous record of 141,717 paid admissions from 1997 in Chicago!

KS Lottery Dodge Charger Celebrity Car Photo Trivia
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Running from July 28 – Aug. 8.

Introducing… Brandon Chase
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A short interview so you can get to know him better!

Jason Aldean Gets A Little Help From His Friends On New Single
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You’ll never guess who helped Jason out with the lyrics to “Burnin’ It Down”!

Alan Jackson Exhibit Coming to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
| |

What’s there and when it’s running – find out here!

Sarah Darling Lends Design Voice To Durango
| |

Find out why Durango chose her to help out and how she’s contributing to the design of these boots.

Man Who Went Missing At Jason Aldean Concert Found Dead In Landfill
| |

Our thoughts and prayers are with Barron’s family and friends.

Brothers Osborne Release RUM Music Video
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Check out the video here!

Reba Releases New Song and Video “Pray For Peace”
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Get this Reba song for FREE!

Miranda Lambert is opening up a bed and breakfast in Oklahoma
| |

Listen closely to this clip from her and you may hear a job opportunity!

Luke Bryan and Miller Lite Team Up To ‘Salute The Troops’
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Find out how they are helping to give current and former service men and women the chance to make their summer one to remember.

Tim McGraw Addresses Atlanta Slapping Incident
| |

Watch the video of the incident and decide what you think.

Lady Antebellum To Release New Album, 747, September 30
| |

Check out the cover, and the track list!

Sarah Darling Returns To The Grand Ole Opry To Join Brad Paisley
| |

This weekend will mark Sarah’s 60th appearance on the famous stage and will include a special rendition of Paisley and Darling performing “Whiskey Lullaby.”

Miranda Lambert Unites with Pedigree To Help Shelter Dogs
| |

Find out how you can have a direct impact on the amount of food donated to dog shelters.

Brett Eldredge Celebrates No.1 By Shark Diving
| |

People celebrate No. 1′s and gold singles in different ways….

Little Big Town To Advise ‘Team Blake’ On Upcoming Season Of ‘The Voice’
| |

Blake Shelton will be getting a “little” help from his friends on the upcoming season of NBC’s “The Voice.”

My Family Meal Planner
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Here’s an idea from Bradley to help make meal planning easier!

Tim McGraw Serenades Guest On Stage During Atlanta Show
| |

Watch to see the special moment unfold.

Maggie Rose Turns Heads With New Single, ‘Girl In Your Truck Song’
| |

Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, and Randy Houser all think it’s a great song!

17th Annual Grape Escape
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Join us for the 18th Annual Grape Escape!

Kenny Chesney Announces FREE Flora-Bama Concert August 16
| |

With “American Kids” taking the country charts by storm, Kenny Chesney’s itch to bring the No Shoes Nation together didn’t take long.

Carrie Underwood’s Sunday Night Football Theme Song To Debut July 25
| |

NBC Sports Group announced the Friday, July 25 debut of a new cinema spot starring six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood…

Garth Brooks Reveals World Tour Kick-Off Concert Details
| |

Back after 17 years! Check out the details of Garth’s comeback world tour!

Thomas Rhett Must Love Kansas!
| |

Check out this video of Thomas Rhett’s interview with Stephanie Lynn at the Kicker Country Stampede!

Kristian Bush Is ‘Giving It Away’ In Lyric Video For TRAILER HITCH
| |

Platinum-selling country singer Kristian Bush takes ‘giving it away’ to another level in the lyric video for his brand new single, “Trailer Hitch,”

Ashley Monroe To Resume Touring After Battling Severe Kidney Infection
| |

Poor girl. That doesn’t sound like fun at all!

Justin Moore and Wife Welcome New Baby Girl
| |

Congratulations Justin & Katie!

Tractor Pull Summer Fun
| |

Tractor Pull Summer Fun July 18-20, 2014 – Details here!

WIN an Autographed Copy of Lucy Hale’s ‘Road Between’
| |

Details on where to buy it and how to win it here!

Sam Hunt Releases “Leave The Night On” Music Video
| |

Country Newcomer Sam Hunt released the music video for his hit debut single “Leave The Night On” – watch it here!

Billy Gilman Returns With New Single “Say You Will”
| |

Listen to “Say You Will” and read more about Billy Gilman right here!

WIN a Copy of ‘Southern Living Country Music’s Greatest Eats’
| |

Much more than a cookbook – details on how to get yours here!

Garth is Back!
| |

Expect a single within the next two months and an album by the end of the year!

Songwriter Dallas Davidson Arrested in Nashville
| |

Details on the arrest here.

Kip Moore Releases “Dirt Road” Music Video
| |

Kip Moore released a brand new video for his single “Dirt Road.” Watch it here!

J.K. Rowling Posts New Harry Potter Story To Pottermore Website
| |

J.K Rowling made dreams come true for millions of fans with a new Harry Potter story!

Mallary Hope Announces Pregnancy
| |

Congratulations Mallary!

The Dr. Pepper Secret Rock Has Disappeared Again!
| |

Check out the rules and clues – and see what this round’s prize is right here!

Parmalee Releases “Close Your Eyes” Music Video
| |

“It’s all about that first kiss,” says Matt Thomas, lead singer for Parmalee. Watch it here!

What To Wear To a Concert: Country Music Wives Addition
| |

Find out what the wives of some of the biggest country stars think!

Blake Shelton and JCPenney Raise Awareness and Donations For USO
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From June 20-Oct. 5 during the “Ten Times Crazier” tour, JCPenney & Shelton aim to raise awareness & funds though a tweet-to-donate social media campaign.

Miranda Lambert Featured In Live Happy Magazine
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Miranda, you look great!

Martina McBride Reveals ‘Around The Table’ Details
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Martina McBride’s cookbook – check out the cover and design!

Community Reaches Out To Help Franklin’s Fight
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Eleven-year-old Franklin Eason found out he had an inoperable brain tumor in 2013. His story, here.

Jewel and Husband Ty Murray Split
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It’s sad to see another couple breaking up. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

Get To Know Country Newcomer Joey Hyde
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Here are three videos from Joey!

JT Hodges Launches New Website and Sweepstakes
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Win a Gibson Les Paul guitar and a personal guitar lesson from JT!

Krystal Keith Gains Momentum As Opry Debut Approaches
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Check out the latest on Toby Keith’s daughter, Krystal!

Rascal Flatts Fourth of July Advice
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AUDIO: They guys have some advice to share!

Topeka PRCA Rodeo 2014
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All the thrills, all the breathtaking action… all the hard hitting, up close, in-your-face excitement, jam-packed into two nights only!!

Man Feeds Stampede Staff For Past 18 Years
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Take a behind the scenes look at how the KICKER Country Stampede campground security and law enforcement officers get fed while there.

Campers And Vendors Come From Afar For Stampede
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People come from all over the country for the KICKER Country Stampede.

There’s A Carnival At The KICKER Country Stampede
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Concert go-ers can enjoy a full carnival in between their favorite artists! How cool?!

Walker Daniels Talks with Chris Young
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Listen to the interview here!

Florida Georgia Line Developing ‘Can’t Afford Not To’ Lifestyle Line
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Find out exactly what they mean: “Can’t afford not to.”

Keith Urban To Return As American Idol Judge for Season 14
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See who the judges are for season 14 of American Idol!

The Band Perry Plotting Revenge for Blake Shelton’s Wet-Willie
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Pranks are so much fun, especially when these artists are involved.

CONTEST: Enter To Win Colt Ford’s New Album THANKS FOR LISTENING
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Click here for details on how to get registered!

Luke Bryan To Collaborate with Miley Cyrus?
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Is it too far of a stretch?

Sheriff Talks Stampede Safety
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Potawatomi Sheriff Greg Riat talks about staying safe at the 2014 Kicker Country Stampede.

Camping Essentials
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What are three things (beside the obvious) you need when you go camping?

Communication With Kids
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Stephanie writes about how to open up the lines of communication with you children.

Luke Bryan Joins St. Louis Cardinals For Batting Practice
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Now, that’s some great summer fun!

Kimberly Perry Shares Official Wedding Photo
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Congratulations to the happy couple!

Sheltered Living Hosts Annual Golf Classic
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A golf tournament for a good cause. Sign up today!

Great Overland Stations Celebrates 10 Years With Round Up Gala
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Join us for a rootin’, tootin’, hi-falutin’ good time at the 10th Anniversary Round Up Gala!

Brad Paisley Explains WBC Selfie
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Brad Paisley explains why he took the selfie. Click here to find out!

You Might See Them In The Parking Lot!
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Here’s a clip of the Rascal guys talking about playing with fans.

Kenny Chesney Talks New Single, ‘American Kids’
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He’s back with a hit single on his hands!

Krystal Keith: ‘I’ve Always Been a Daddy’s Girl’
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Toby Keith’s daughter talks about his influence in her life. And, listen to her sing a song she wrote!

The Swon Brothers Release Debut Music Video “Later On”
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Watch The Swon Brothers debut video for their hit single, “Later On” here!

George Strait Shatters Indoor Concert Attendance Records For North America
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Over 100,000 at his last concert. Wow. Read about some of his other accomplishments here.

Replacing Bad Words
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How do you handle bad language in front of children?

Chris Young Cancels Autograph Signing Due To Hand Injury
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Owww! Poor Chris! Hope everything returns to normal soon! This doesn’t sound like fun at all!

Viral Infection Forces Gary Allan To Cancel Fan Club Party
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Poor guy. It’s no fun to be sick!

Mud Boggers Event Raises Money For Local Family
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Get dirty for a good cause!

Camp Out With Dad At The Topeka Zoo
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The Topeka Zoo invites you and your family to Camp Out With Dad next weekend.

And the Cowboy Rides Away…
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George Strait’s final stop on the Cowboy Rides Away tour is this Saturday.

Rusty’s Random Rambles: Moving
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Rusty has some great household moving tips if you’re in the middle of one!

2014 Kicker Country Stampede!
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Any Day tickets are not being sold anywhere this year… but 94.5 Country is offering you a chance to win them!!!

2014 CMT Music Awards – Winners
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And the winners are…

PHOTOS: CMT Music Awards Red Carpet Arrivals
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Part 2: More CMT attendees arrival photos!

PHOTOS: 2014 CMT Music Awards – Arrivals
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Photos of the CMT Music Awards attendees arriving, part 1.

Just In Time For Summer!
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Ever want to be in a Disney movie? Well, Bradley thinks he can help with that.

Fountain of Hope
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Join us for the season’s Grand Opening of the Fountain!

Music Festival Fashion: Shoes for Day and Night
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Check out some of the coolest CMA Music Festival footwear trends!

Jana Kramer’s New Single “Love” To Impact Country Radio June 9
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Get an advance download of a Jana Kramer song!

CONTEST: Enter To Win A Miranda Lambert Platinum ZinePak
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Win a limited edition, exclusive Platinum ZinePak. Details here!

Miranda Lambert’s Nashville-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing
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Oh, the terror. Read the whole story here.

Campout With Dad 2014
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Wouldn’t it be fun to spend the night in the zoo with your dad? Register to win a campsite here!

Cross Country Chaos Raises Money For Osage County Community Foundation
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Get down and dirty while raising money for a good cause!

94.5 Country Listeners Get an Exclusive for a Zac Brown Ticket Pre-sale!
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A super-special deal, just for our beloved listeners!

Eric Church & Miranda Lambert Grace the Cover of the New Rolling Stone Magazine
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Check out who’s on the cover of Rolling Stone! Don’t they look great?!

Brad Paisley Takes Selfie With Westboro Baptist Church Picketers
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Brad Paisley seems to have some new fans!

Kellie Pickler Partners With PANDORA Jewelry as Brand Ambassador
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PANDORA Jewelry , one of the world’s largest jewelry brands, today announced a partnership with acclaimed country music artist and television personality, Kellie Pickler.

Rascal Flatts new album out, plus a tour!
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“Rewind” is finally out!!! Details here.

PEOPLE Magazine Offers FREE Country Music Playlist
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Eight new songs from country superstars – yours for free! Download here!

Carrie Underwood Performs With All-Star Line-Up Honoring Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Linda Ronstadt
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HBO will air the Induction Special this Saturday. Will you watch?

Tim McGraw Reflects On The Song That Made Him Want To Be A Singer
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Can you guess what song it was? Find out if you’re right!

Luke Bryan Falls Off Stage During Concert
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Whoops! Read about his little tumble here!

Sing the National Anthem At The 2014 Kicker Country Stampede!
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Think you can sing? Show us with your rendition of the American National Anthem! You might just get to perform at the 2013 Kicker Country Stampede!

The Zac Brown Band is coming to 94.5 Country!
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Find out all the details here! (And don’t forget who told you first!)

Show Us Your Radio!
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What are your fondest radio memories? Bradley shares his here and asks about yours!

Tour Miranda Lambert’s Airstream Trailer!
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Check out the story behind the story of Miranda’s Airstream!

Win Tickets to the June 15th Rascal Flatts Concert!
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Listen for your chance to win tickets to the June 15th concert!

Dierks Bentley in Concert!
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The BIG 94.5 Country is proud to announce Dierks Bently will be performing at Prairie Band Casino on Saturday, July 5th!

Germanfest Celebrates Heritage, Community
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Germanfest is June 7th and 8th in Oakland at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Persistence Pays Off For The Swon Brothers
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The Swon Bros. have made it big… see how they feel about it.

Kenny Chesney Sends Out Elusive Tweet
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What was it and what does it mean?

Sheltered Living Golf Classic
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Need an excuse to get out and play golf? Here it is!!

Brantley Gilbert’s JUST AS I AM Becomes One of the Year’s Biggest Music Debuts
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It’s a hit! See what others have to say about his latest album.

How Far Will You Go to See Brad Paisley in Bonner Springs?
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How many miles do you travel in a week? Brad Paisley did over 7,400 this past week!

Rusty’s Random Rambles: Working With Your Family
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Do women turn into “mommy” in the workplace? See what Rusty has to say about it here.

Report: Hayden Panettiere Expecting First Child With Fiancé Wladimir Klitschko
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It looks like congratulations are in order for Nashville‘s Hayden Panettiere and her fiancé Wladimir Klitschko!

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY
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Feeling down? Read these tips to help with your happiness.

Brad Paisley Performs Surprise Concert For U.S. Troops In Afghanistan In Honor Of Memorial Day
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Country superstar Brad Paisley was a surprise guest at Bagram Airfield, the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 25.

Walk to END Alzheimer’s
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Over 5 million Americans are living Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s some info so you can Join in the Walk to END Alzheimer’s.

The Oreo Cookie Challenge
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Challenge accepted. Will Bradley J. conquer it?

Rusty’s Random Rambles: May-December Romance
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This week, Rusty shares some of her “Love Secrets” with us!

Chill Out While You Grill Out
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We are doing it again this year – offering you a chance to win a spectacular “Chill & Grill” Package!

Makin’ Moves WOWs At The Capitol
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Every Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Chris Omni with Makin’ Moves will be leading a work out on the Kansas Capitol steps on the South side.

Shriners Offer Family Friendly Rodeo Memorial Day Weekend
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The Shriners are offering this family-friendly event this Memorial Day Weekend.

Country Music and the Military
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Listen to Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry and George Strait as they talk about their experiences while entertaining the troops.

Best. Party. Ever.
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Twitter created a real-life party of unheard of proportions. Bradley J. shares his experience and invites you to do so too!

Walk Raises Money For St. Jude’s
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The Second Annual Walk For Hope was a success!

Win Brad Paisley Concert Tickets!
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Brad coming to the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater with special guests Randy Houser, Leah Turner, Charlie Worsham on Sunday, June 1st!

Join 94.5 And KICKER Again Friday In Topeka
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The Big 94.5 Country and KICKER hung out at Sound Innovations in Lawrence for a few hours Thursday, giving away prizes and “Jump the Line” codes for this year’s KICKER Country Stampede. There were many chances to win prizes and … Read More

Rusty’s Random Rambles: Let’s Walk!
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There are a lot of “Walks” in Topeka right now. Rusty explains why you don’t want to miss ours!

Headline Truth or Trash
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Are those headlines Bradley J. talked about for real?! Find out here!