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Carrie Horton

Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, OR with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the nonprofit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
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Blake Shelton Lost Big on Betting With Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton may be happy with his win for Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2014 CMA Awards, but he's probably even more happy that he didn't make a bet with Luke Bryan about it beforehand. The country singer's made that mistake before -- and it cost him big.

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Maddie and Tae First Female Duo in Country Airplay Top 10 Since 2007

Maddie & Tae have already challenged the status quo when it comes to country music, and now the dynamic duo is making history, too! After their hit 'Girl in a Country Song' broke into the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart, the pair became the first female-driven twosome to do so in seven years.

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Tim McGraw Takes Us Backstage of ‘Good Morning America,’ New York City Show [Watch]

When Tim McGraw releases an album, he does it big. The 'Sundown Heaven Town' singer dropped his thirteenth studio album with a bang in New York City on Sept. 16, and in this Taste of Country exclusive, he's giving fans a backstage pass to that exciting day.

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