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DRIVERS ED

A survey reveals that 61% of kids think their mom is a better driver than their dad. 97% of kids say their mom is a more careful driver than their dad. 60% of kids have witnessed their mother or father explode on another driver. 70% of kids say their parents honk when they get annoyed.

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R.I.P Martha Teague Owen

Alabama lead singer Randy Owen is mourning the death of his mother. Martha Teague Owen passed away yesterday at the age of 90. The band’s team says she was surrounded by her family in Fort Payne, Alabama when she died. Two shows slated for this weekend have been rescheduled for December.

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WYNONNA & FRIENDS…

Wynonna will not be going on the Judds’ Final Tour alone, despite the sudden passing of her mom, Naomi. Wynonna reveals she’ll be joined by several female powerhouses, including Martina McBride, Faith Hill and Trisha Yearwood. She says the women will help to honor her mother’s legacy. The tour starts in the fall and includes…

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YOU GOTTA KNOW WHEN TO HOLD’EM

A concert film and album featuring one of country music’s biggest icon’s will be released this week. “Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler” premieres on May 20th. An all-star lineup came together in celebration of the legend for a one-of-a-kind performance at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The CD/DVD combo is available for pre-order at Kenny-Rogers-dot-com.

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The public memorial service for Naomi Judd will air on CMT this Sunday.

The celebration of the singer’s legendary career will be broadcast live from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, with cooperation from the Judd family. Wynonna Judd and Ashley Judd will pay tribute to their mother and other country music stars will also participate. Judd died on April 30, the day before she and Wynonna were inducted…

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RIP MICKEY GILLEY

Mickey Gilley, who shot to stardom with a string of iconic Country hits and helped launch the Urban Cowboy craze of the 1980s, has died. According to a statement from his publicist, Gilley died “peacefully” on Saturday (May 7) in Branson, Missouri, “with his family and close friends by his side.” The Country legend had…

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NAOMI JUDD HONORED

Wynonna Judd honored her late mother Naomi Sunday night as the duo was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Naomi passed away Saturday at the age of 76. Wynonna spoke off-the-cuff for about four minutes and said, “I feel so blessed and it’s a very strange dynamic to be this broken and this blessed … but…

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LATEST OPRY MEMBER

Jamey Johnson is set to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The outlaw country artist was invited to join the family by Whispering Bill Anderson. He’ll be inducted as the Opry’s newest member during a ceremony on May 14th.

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KENNY ROGERS FILM

A concert film and album featuring one of country music’s biggest icon’s will be released next month. “Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler” premieres on May 20th. An all-star lineup came together in celebration of the legend for a one-of-a-kind performance at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The CD/DVD combo is available for pre-order at KennyRogers.com

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THE JUDDS BACK TOGETHER

The Judds are reuniting for the 2022 CMT Music Awards, the network revealed on Friday. The performance marks the first time the star mother-daughter duo will sing together on a nationally televised awards show in over two decades.  It’ll happen at the CMT Music Awards  on April 11th, airing on CBS and Paramount+. The Judds chose their…