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Randy Owen Battling Prostate Cancer

June 18th, 2010 9:00pm EDT
Randy Owen
Country music star Randy Owen has confirmed he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer, but insists he's winning his battle with the deadly illness.

The Alabama frontman began treatment last month after doctors discovered the cancer during a routine check-up. Owen underwent an ultrasound procedure in a bid to beat the disease, and he is now said to be recovering well.

The star's medic, Dr. Woody Fritz, tells CountryStandardTime.com, "We are happy with the successful outcome of the treatment. Randy is doing great and is just about fully recovered."

Owen, who hopes to resume touring in Se...
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Jamie Foxx Performs With Rascal Flatts On 41st CMA Awards, Nov. 7 On ABC; Win An iPod!

October 23rd, 2007 8:30pm EDT
The 41st Annual CMA Awards
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Multi-talented, Academy Award winning actor Jamie Foxx joins reigning CMA Awards Vocal Group of the Year Rascal Flatts for a duet performance during "The 41st Annual CMA Awards" Wednesday, Nov. 7 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) live from the Sommet Center in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.

Rascal Flatts, who are nominated for Entertainer of the Year, will open "Country Music's Biggest Nightâ„¢" with the title track from their third consecutive No. 1 album, Still Feels Good. Later in the broadcast, they will perform "She Goes All the Way" with Foxx. The duet w...
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Randy Owen & Blake Shelton To Judge Season 5 of 'Nashville Star'

November 2nd, 2006 10:37am EST
Blake Shelton
Over 20,000 singers auditioned nationwide over the past few months and thousands more submitted via tape for USA's hit talent search Nashville Star. As the selection narrows to find the final 10 that will be part of the show's fifth season premiere on Thursday, January 11 (10 pm/9 Central), Grammy Award winner Randy Owen and country star Blake Shelton have joined seasons three and four judge Anastasia Brown in the show's panel of judges.

"We've created the perfect panel of judges for season five," says Jeff Wachtel, executive vice president, original programming, USA Network. "Anastas...
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New CD Reviews, October 24, 2006 (My Chemical Romance, John Legend, Brooke Hogan & more)

October 24th, 2006 10:58am EDT
My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade
A number of big releases hit stores this week, including the highly-anticipated return of My Chemical Romance with 'The Black Parade.' Plus look for the John Legend's sophomore album 'Once Again' and debuts from Brooke Hogan, Jibbs and more. Continue reading for reviews and info on this week's CD releases...

My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade
My Chemical Romance intended to dispel all such misconceptions with their third album, The Black Parade, an unabashed, old-fashioned concept album, complete with characters wandering through a vague narrative that concerns very big themes like...
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Alabama Box Set Now In Stores

February 1st, 2006 11:59pm EST
Alabama
In commemoration of their 25th anniversary as recording artists and hitmakers, country music's most beloved band, Alabama, dug deep into the archives to compile their first box set, Livin' Lovin' Rockin' Rollin': The 25th Anniversary Collection (click for review), which hit stores January 31.

This long-awaited RCA/Legacy collection provides fans with an intimate and comprehensive look at their favorite band and their amazing journey from down-home bar band to America's favorite country supergroup and current Country Music Hall Of Fame inductees. This triple-CD set offers an unprecedent...
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CMA Awards Rundown and Winners

November 16th, 2005 10:06am EST
Lee Ann Womack
The Big Apple provided a big night for some of Country Music's biggest stars. "The 39th Annual CMA Awards" was broadcast on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the first time outside of Nashville, live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on the CBS Television Network. Keith Urban and Lee Ann Womack were the big winner's of the night. Read on for a complete recap of the evening and a full winner's list...

Keith Urban won his second consecutive CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and his first Entertainer of the Year Award, making him the only Country artist in CMA Awards history to win the Horizon, ...
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Country Legends To Perform on Academy of Country Music TV Special

November 8th, 2005 7:35am EST
George Strait
Country music superstars Alabama, Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Montgomery Gentry, Mickey Gilley, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Barbara Mandrell, Reba McEntire, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Lee Ann Womack and more will appear on the Academy of Country Music's 40th Anniversary Celebration, a new entertainment special to be broadcast Saturday, December 3, (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The special, which was taped May 18 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, will celebrate the rich heritage of the Academy of Country Music.

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