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Easton Corbin, Josh Thompson, Frankie Ballard and More Tell You Their Favorite Summertime Memories and Songs

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!!!!

To celebrate and make our way deep into summertime we caught up with Easton Corbin, Josh Thompson, Natalie Stovall, JT Hodges, Meghan Linsey, Will Hoge, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, Frankie Ballard and Maggie Rose on the 2014 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet and asked them their favorite summertime memories growing up and their favorite summer jam song.

Check out the video and then leave us a comment to tell us your favorite country music summertime jam!

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In the spirit of summer,we’ve chosen our favorite summertime jams of 2014!!!  Here’s our top 9!!!

9.  Kenny Chesney “American Kids”

8. Sam Hunt “Leave the Night On”

7. Dustin Lynch “Where It’s At”

6. Brothers Osborne “Rum”

5. Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk on a Plane”

4.  Jake Owen‘s “Beachin’”

3.  Brett Eldredge‘s “Beat of the Music”

2.  Joe Nichols’ “Yeah”

1.  Little Big Town‘s  “Day Drinking” … a perfect follow-up to our favorite from last year, “Pontoon”

If you missed our CMT Music Awards Red Carpet interviews make sure to check them out here.

Kicker Country Stampede Closes Out with Record Attendance

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This past weekend, country music fans descended on Manhattan, Kansas, for the 19th Kicker Country Stampede, where the event had record-breaking crowds all four nights of the festival. Chris Young and Dustin Lynch helped bring this year’s event to a close with high-energy performances that had thousands of cowboy boots stompin’ in the mud and fists pumpin’ in the air. Sunday was also Military Appreciation Day, with thousands of active and retired military and their families, who were provided courtesy tickets as a thank you for their service, converging on the festival from Fort Riley Kansas (Manhattan/Junction City), Fort Leavenworth Kansas (Leavenworth), Tinker Air Force Base Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), McConnell Air Force Base (Wichita) and Offutt Air Force Base (Omaha). The record-setting crowd was treated to the biggest and brightest stars in country music throughout the weekend, including Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Young, Easton Corbin and more.

“This year’s festival has been the best Country Stampede to date,” said Wayne Rouse, general manager of the festival. “I hope everyone comes back for another amazing year in 2015. If you think Blake Shelton is exciting, just wait!”

As previously-announced, Country megastar and judge on NBC’s The Voice Blake Shelton will be one of the headliners for Kicker Country Stampede 2015. Stay tuned for even more exciting artist announcements in the coming months! Early-bird, weekend, VIP and Reserved tickets are currently on sale, along with 700 reserved camping spots, for June 25–28, 2015. VIP tickets are available for $490, four-day GA passes for $120, four-day, jump-the-line passes for $130, reserved camping sites for $250 and all other camping is available starting at $135 until Nov. 30. For more information on tickets or for any of your Kicker Country Stampede needs, visit www.countrystampede.com or call 800-795-8091.

Kicker Country Stampede offered a full-fan experience with fun for attendees of any age. In addition to the main stage boasting the biggest names in country music, Steel Rodeo Tours provided non-stop, action packed freestyle motocross exhibitions. The Nashville Songwriters Association International Songwriters Tent featured established, as well as up-and-coming songwriters, including Lance Carpenter, Rob Northcutt Band, Tony Ramey and more. Kite’s Grille & Bar Tuttleville Stage once again showcased the best local talent the Midwest has to offer, including Tim Zach & The Whiskey Bent, County Road 5, Jared Daniels Band and more. Other activities included a carnival, mouth-watering vendor food, shopping, interactive exhibits and much, much more.

Follow Kicker Country Stampede on Twitter at: twitter.com/countrystampede and like them on Facebook at: facebook.com/countrystampede.

Dustin Lynch Reveals ‘Where It’s At’ Details

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Dustin Lynch unveiled details of his upcoming sophomore album – WHERE IT’S AT – to Rolling Stone Country yesterday. The highly personal new album – which will be released by Broken Bow Records on September 9th – chronicles Lynch’s life over the past two years as he rose from an unknown songwriter to the only new male Country artist to earn a #1 debut album in 2012.

“It’s where I am, as a person and an artist,” Lynch told Rolling Stone Country. “All the songs on the record are moments I’ve captured and put down. They were inspired by my excitement for life. So [the album title] Where It’s At sounds pretty perfect.”

“There are a lot of moments where we really go for it energy-wise, with the live show in mind,” Lynch continues. “I learned that from watching Keith Urban [while on tour with him] every night.”

The 15-track album – named for Lynch’s current smash single “Where It’s At” — boasts a sonic menagerie ranging from Country guitar licks to Motown guitar lines to Pop-leaning grooves while still paying tribute to Country music’s past. Producers Brett Beavers (Dierks Bentley) and Luke Wooten (Brad Paisley) return for Lynch’s second album project while producer Mickey Jack Cones (Jason Aldean, Joe Nichols) helms 12 of the 15 tracks.

Lynch co-wrote 5 of the songs appearing on WHERE IT’S AT, including the album cut “Middle of Nowhere” in which Lynch laments the confusion of being stalled in the “friend zone” – a song he was inspired to write by a chance encounter with a flirty two-stepper in Dallas, TX. A special, acoustic in-studio performance of the song (and more on the girl who inspired it) can be seen only at Rolling Stone Country. Watch it here.

Stand-out tracks include the heartfelt traditionalist ballad “Your Daddy’s Boots.” Written by Lynch, Tim Nichols and Josh Leo, the same trio that wrote platinum-selling anthem “Cowboys and Angels,” the song chronicles the feelings of a groom as he watches his bride dance with her father and hopes he can fill his boots. Up-tempo rocker “Hell of a Night” percolates with an edgy energy while “Sing it to Me” is a song Lynch cheekily describes as “sexual chocolate.”

Though he didn’t write “What You Wanna Hear,” Lynch says he can relate to the tune penned by Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip and Ashley Gorley. “I’m definitely a down home guy,” the Tullahoma, Tennessee native says. “If I have a day off, I’m driving the country roads just chillin’ out or going home to turkey hunt and going fishing on the river. Lyrically I relate to that song because it’s what I do and musically it’s so catchy.”

Classic country arrangement “She Wants A Cowboy” is an homage to Lynch’s childhood hero George Strait while “Halo” – a melodically-driven yarn about a girl who has more going on behind her angel persona than meets the eye – is poised to have fans two-stepping from coast-to-coast.
Official WHERE IT’S AT track listing:
1. Hell of a Night (Zach Crowell, Adam Sanders, Jaron Boyer)
2. To the Sky (Dustin Lynch, Ashley Gorley, Zach Crowell)
3. Halo* (Ashley Gorley, Matt Jenkins, Jimmy Robbins)
4. After Party (Steve Bogard, Jonathan Edwards, Jason Sever)
5. Where It’s At (Cary Barlowe, Zach Crowell, Matt Jenkins)
6. Mind Reader (Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip)
7. Right Where We Want It (Marv Green, Rhett Akins)
8. She Wants a Cowboy (Dustin Lynch, Tim Nichols, Josh Leo)
9. World To Me (Matt Rogers, Ash Bowers, Adam Craig)
10. Sing It To Me (Dustin Lynch, Jimmy Robbins, Josh Osborne)
11. All Night* (Matt Ramsey, Matt Jenkins, Trevor Rosen)
12. Middle of Nowhere (Dustin Lynch, Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley)
13. What You Wanna Hear (Ben Hayslip, Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley)
14. Your Daddy’s Boots* (Dustin Lynch, Josh Leo, Tim Nichols)
15. American Prayer (Wendell Mobley, Marv Green, Jim Collins)

Produced by Mickey Jack Cones
*Produced by Brett Beavers & Luke Wooten

Dustin Lynch Releases “Where It’s At” Music Video

Dustin Lynch has released the new music video for “Where It’s At.” Check it out and tell us what you think!

For more information on Dustin Lynch, visit: www.dustinlynchmusic.com

2014 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet Interviews

WARNING: You will find out some of the artists favorite cuss words in these interviews!!! No beeper button used!

Country Music Tattle Tale was on the red carpet at the 2014 CMT Music Awards to find out all of the latest from your favorite country music artists. Josh Thompson, Dustin Lynch, Easton Corbin, Will Hoge, Parmalee, Natalie Stovall, JT Hodges, Bobby Bones, Meghan Linsey, Sunday Best and more stop by to answer our questions.

Make sure to watch all the way to the end to see what our favorite behind the scenes moment of the show was.

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If you haven’t seen them already, make sure to check out our 2014 CMT Music Awards photos from the show on our Flickr page.
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