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Academy of Country Music Awards: the un-awards show awards show

The Grammy Awards have been becoming more of a concert and less of an awards show for the past decade or so. This year, the Academy of Country Music Awards took a page from that playbook and ran with it, … Continue reading

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Lexington gets Montgomery Gentry playground

KaBOOM!, a charitable organization that builds play places, and The Home Depot will build a playground in Lexington this fall in honor of country music stars Montgomery Gentry. Lexington was selected in a nationwide vote April 12 to 30, beating … Continue reading

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Laura Bell Bundy has to work on country ‘cred’

At CMT’s blog, Alison Bonaguro gives Laura Bell Bundy a lot of credit for doing her own singing while dancing her — off. Like anything that happens on Live TV these days, Laura Bell Bundy‘s performance on the Academy of … Continue reading

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Laura Bell Bundy Achin’ and Shakin’ at Walmart

April Mullins was talking fast on her cell phone. “They’re lined up like Barack Obama is here, or something,” the 29-year-old Lexington resident said to her friend on the other end of the line. Mullins had just come in to … Continue reading

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Review roundup: Laura Bell Bundy’s Achin’ and Shakin’

Lexington native Laura Bell Bundy‘s major-label country debut, Achin’ and Shakin’, drops today and so do reviews for the new album. The good news is that while most reviews have a few quibbles — chiefly the “show-tune” pejorative I don’t … Continue reading

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Laura Bell Bundy up for two CMT awards; launching album in Lexington

Lexington’s Broadway Baby, Laura Bell Bundy, is quickly turning into a Nashville star, scoring two CMT Music Award nominations before her new album even drops. Bundy’s video for her first Mercury Records Nashville single, Giddy on Up, was nominated for … Continue reading

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