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KHAZ Country Music News: ACMs Move to Dallas Cowboys’ Stadium for 50th »

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The ACM Awards’ temporary move to North Texas for its 50th anniversary show was announced to the general public during Sunday night’s telecast (4/6). Long in the works, the move puts the show in the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in Arlington April 19, 2015. Luke Bryan andBlake Shelton return to co-host the CBS-TV telecast, while the two-day Party For A Cause will […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Composer of “Dueling Banjos” Dies at 93 »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – The man who wrote “Dueling Banjos” has died. The Charlotte Observer reports Arthur Smith died Thursday at his home at the age of 93. Smith recorded a song called “Feudin’ Banjos” in 1955. The song was used in the film “Deliverance” but credited as “Dueling Banjos” and did not give any […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Darius Rucker Sang at Championship Game »

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Darius Rucker got a reminder of his past when he took the floor to sing the national anthem at last night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game. As he was being introduced, one fan at Cowboys Stadium shouted out “Hootie!” Before turning to country music, Rucker was the frontman for Hootie and […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/8/14 »

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Just Ask Me On a flight to Florida, Mary was preparing notes for one of the parent education seminars she conducted. The elderly woman sitting next to Mary explained that she was returning to Miami after having spent two weeks visiting her 6 children, 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren in Boston. Then she inquired what […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Artists for ACM’s “Salute to the Troops” »

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Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, the Eli Young Band and Rascal Flatts have been added to the performance lineup for Monday’s (4/7) ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops taping in Las Vegas. Craig Morgan, retired Navy SEALMarcus Luttrell, Criminal Minds‘ Joe Mantegna, Entertainment Tonight‘sNancy O’Dell and The Talk‘s Sheryl Underwood will present. Performers previously announced include Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Kellie Pickler, […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/7/14 »

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Choose Your Cheese Sean stopped by a sandwich shop one afternoon and placed his order with the girl at the counter. She rattled off a list of condiments, but he stopped her when she asked if he wanted white cheese or yellow. “What’s the difference?” Sean asked. “Hello?” replied the girl, sighing and rolling her […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: 2014 ACM Winners »

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LAS VEGAS (AP) – George Strait has staying power. He won the Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year last night, 25 years after he won it for the first time. Strait says he always said he has the best fans in the world and since fans voted for the award, he rests his […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Country Music Hall of Fame Expansion »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Lee Ann Womack and Buddy Miller will help the Country Music Hall of Fame celebrate the opening of its expansion. They will perform at a grand reopening ceremony on April 15 that’s open to the public. The museum will open 10,000 square feet of new exhibit space that […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Miranda On Her ACM Awards »

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Miranda Lambert says she finds it hard to believe she has even been eligible for 15 ACM awards – much less won that many in her career. But it’s true. Lambert says she was shocked when she read the total in the script of a promo she did for Sunday’s ceremony. […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 4/4/14 »

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The High-Jump A kangaroo kept getting out of his enclosure at the zoo. Knowing that he could hop very high, the zoo officials put up a ten-foot fence. He was out the next morning, just wandering around the zoo. A twenty-foot fence was put up. Again he go out. When the fence was forty feet […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Who’s Coming To Kicker Country Stampede? (Video) »

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KHAZ Country Music News: ACMs Sunday, April 6 »

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Lee Brice, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts and Dierks Bentley with Sheryl Crow have been added to the performance lineup for Sunday’s 49th Annual ACM Awards (4/6). Clay Walker, Trisha Yearwood, Guy Fieri, LL Cool J, Jewel, Olivia Munn, Nancy O’Dell and Chris O’Donnell are among presenters. The show airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on CBS-TV. More  here. Among the ways fans can interact […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Darius Rucker To Sing National Anthem at NCAA Championship »

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Darius Rucker and Chris Daughtry will need to get their game voices on. They both will be part of the hoops hoopla surrounding the NCAA Final Four. Rucker will sing the national anthem before Monday night’s championship game. And Daughtry will perform before the Saturday’s games that will determine who will […]

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