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Brantley Gilbert on Follow-Up Album to 2014's 'Just As I Am' in New Interview

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On the helm of his Blackout Tour, slated to kick off tomorrow (Jan. 28), Brantley Gilbert is taking his next album in stride, as his album, "Just As I Am," did extremely well chart-wise. Singles "Bottoms Up," "Small Town Throwdown," "One Hell of an Amen" and "Stone Cold Sober" were a great success for Gilbert, and he is considering releasing a fifth single to add to them. In a new interview, Gilbert shares he thoughts on not rushing his follow-up album to 2014's "Just As I Am."READ MORE

Jason Aldean performs on NBC's 'Today' at Rockefeller Plaza on July 31, 2015

FarmBorough 2016 Lineup: Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean Headline NYC Country Fest

Buzz 11:33AM EDT

New York City went country last year with the introduction of FarmBorough Festival, and now it's time for New Yorkers to break out those cowboy boots yet again. On Wednesday (Jan. 20), it was confirmed that Farmborough will be coming back to Randall's Island with big names like Toby Keith, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean as headliners.READ MORE

Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots performs at the Firefly Music Festival.

Twenty One Pilots, Zedd, Jamie Foxx and Faith No More Debut in Albums Chart Top 10

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Twenty One Pilots had never sold more than 11,000 copies of an album in one week prior to the release of Blurryface last week, but that record didn't need streaming to top the Billboard 200. It also comes in at no. 1 on the albums chart, selling 134,000 copies (more than 91 percent of the album's Billboard 200 total came from actual album sales).READ MORE

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Twenty One Pilots Top Billboard 200, Taylor Swift Recovers Big Time Post-Awards

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Yet another new performer to top the Billboard 200 as Twenty One Pilots takes the top spot with Blurryface, which sold more than 147,000 equivalent units. That makes the Columbus, OH-based alt group the seventh act to top the charts for the first time during 2015 (including bigger bands such as Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons).READ MORE

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NiFi Music Fest 2015: Green Day, Kings of Leon & Miranda Lambert Lead New Kentucky Festival

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There's another new music festival on the way this summer, and this time, the music is coming to Kentucky. Today (May 27), Nitro Fidelity has announced a partnership with Speedway Motorsports Inc. to usher in the inaugural NiFi Music Festival. For the first festival, big names like Green Day, Kings of Leon and Miranda Lambert have been tapped.READ MORE

Dolly Parton plays at Glastonbury.

Country Music at Highest Point in UK as Country 2 Country Concert Rocks London O2 with Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line

Buzz 11:00AM EDT

The UK may be on the brink of a country music breakthrough, or at least so claims an interesting new feature from Billboard looking at the C2C (Country 2 Country) festival, which will be undergoing its third iteration this year, featuring performances from Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum and Brantley Gilbert at the London O2 Arena.READ MORE

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Brantley Gilbert Wrote a Special Song Before Proposing to His Fiance

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Avert your eyes, fellas: Brantley Gilbert recently shared his proposal story, and it is tough to top. The 30-year-old country star finally popped the question to longtime on-again/off-again flame Amber Cochran. According to Gilbert, the two have known each other for 10 years, but went five of those years without speaking to each other. He wrote a special song before proposing to his fiance.READ MORE

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Tim McGraw and Brad Paisley Will Headline the 2015 iHeartRadio Country Music Festival in Austin

Buzz 11:16AM EDT

More festival news out of Austin today, Jan. 22, regarding the iHeartRadio Country Festival. Tim McGraw and Brad Paisley have been tapped as the headliners for the second annual event, which kicks off May 2. Rascal Flatts and Brantley Gilbert will also be on hand for the festivities, "Rolling Stone Country" notes.READ MORE

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Luke Bryan Top Jukebox Artist of 2014 According to TouchTunes; AC/DC, Eric Church and Lynyrd Skynyrd Right Behind

Buzz 21:47PM EDT

The bar crowd has spoken: Luke Bryan is the undisputed jukebox champion of 2014. TouchTunes, which supplies establishments with digital music machines, announced its most-played artists and songs recently, and the Crash My Party singer is at the top on the list. As Billboard points out, it makes complete sense with tunes like "Play It Again" and "Drink a Beer." AC/DC, Eric Church and Lynyrd Skynyrd were right behind Bryan.READ MORE

Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean Removes 'Old Boots, New Dirt' from Spotify, 'Burnin' It Down' Singer Unsure about Future with Streaming Services

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Jason Aldean has joined Taylor Swift in her fight against music streaming subscription service Spotify. The "Burnin' It Down" singer recently removed his latest effort, 'Old Boots, New Dirt', from the service, admitting that he doesn't know what his future is with streaming platforms.READ MORE

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Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore Join Big Machine Label Mate in Leaving Spotify; Why Now?

Genres 07:58AM EDT

The anti-Spotify-cation of the country music genre continues this week as two more big names have opted to remove their wares from the music streaming site. Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore both announced on Wednesday that they would be pulling their respective discographies from the service immediately. This follows in the wake of announcements over the last two weeks that Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean would be taking similar stands. Why, and why now?READ MORE

Taylor Swift: All double plat, double plat, no trouble.

Taylor Swift Has Second Largest Sales Week of 2014 with '1989' while Bette Middler and Calvin Harris Offer Futile Resistance

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This week marked a major slowdown for record sales but that's kind of to be expected following the drop of a huge album such as Taylor Swift's 1989 last week.READ MORE

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Brantley Gilbert to Join Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean on Tour

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On Monday, Oct. 27, country superstars Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean announced that they would be combining their massive 2015 stadium tours for 10 dates next summer, and today they have revealed that another country star will be joining them. Brantley Gilbert will be performing with Chesney and Aldean from May to August, as well as five additional dates with Chesney.READ MORE

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Country Music Calendar - Upcoming Events for the Week of October 27 to November 2, 2014

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A snapshot of what's coming up in Country music next week...READ MORE

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Brantley Gilbert is Engaged

Buzz 18:05PM EDT

Brantley Gilbert dropped a bombshell that is breaking hearts all over the place on "The Bobby Bones Show" on Tuesday. The 29-year-old country singer, who was engaged to Jana Kramer from January 2013 through August of that year when they broke up, has gotten engaged again.READ MORE

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