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Posted August 19th, 2013 @ 6:30am

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Luke Bryan’s new album, Crash My Party, is predicted to be the #1 country album after one week in stores.  First day sales numbers nearly tripled those of his 2011 album, Tailgates and Tanlines.  We'll get more exact figures tomorrow.



The Band Perry will head out on their first worldwide headlining arena tour.  They’re calling it the We Are Pioneers tour and their first show is November 8th in Sweden.  They’ll start playing shows in the states starting in February.



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Chris Young has been released from the intensive care unit of a Denver-area hospital and he’s on the mend after being treated for a mysterious leg infection.  Chris is expected to resume his tour dates this week.



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After Kellie Pickler brought home the mirror-ball trophy last season on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, another country star may be next.  Jo Dee Messina is considering taking on the challenge.  Jo Dee has already met with the folks at ABC and is hoping to get on the show for the fall season.



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The Grand Ole Opry has invited bluegrass group, Old Crow Medicine Show, to become its newest members.  Keep in mind…they are the original singers of the song  (Bob Dylan wrote it) that Darius Rucker covered this past year.  Old Crow Medicine Show will officially be inducted during a ceremony at the Grand Ole Opry on September 17th.




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