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country

(kŭn′trē)
n. pl. coun·tries
1.
a. A nation or state.
b. The territory of a nation or state; land.
c. The people of a nation or state; populace: The whole country will profit from the new economic reforms.
2. The land of a person's birth or citizenship: Foreign travel is restricted in his country.
3. A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture: hill country; Bible country.
4. An area or expanse outside cities and towns; a rural area: a vacation in the country.
5. Law
a. The people of a district who are eligible for jury service.
b. A jury.
6. Informal Country music.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or typical of the country: a country road; country cooking.
2. Of or relating to country music.
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Held in Dublin's 3Arena, it's grown over the last five years into a multiact celebration of all that modern country music has to offer.
She wants to visit the home of country music, Nashville, Tennessee, and also to travel around Texas.
Reflecting the extraordinary surge in popularity that country music has enjoyed in the UK in recent years, The Long Road will also feature a strong contingent of rising star UK acts across the weekend including hotly-tipped London-based duo Ferris and Sylvester and country-soul singer songwriter Yola Carter.
Budweiser's SXSW play expands on the beer giant's major push into the space two years ago, when it launched its Country Club experience at several country music events like Stagecoach, Faster Horses and the CMA Music Festival.
"In giving voice to songs like 'Good Ole Boys Like Me,' 'Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good' and 'Amanda,' Don Williams offered calm, beauty, and a sense of wistful peace that is in short supply these days," Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Kyle Young said in a statement Friday.
"Shania Twain's impact on country music is undeniable," adds Kyle Young, CEO of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville, Tenn.
Bicoastal "chose to do a country format because, along with us, they see the popularity and the numbers of (country music) listeners in Eugene, Oregon and across the nation," David said.
Sonny made country music more commercial, Robble said.
His band, Northwind, had hits with City Lights and Today in the 1970s and Kenny was inducted into the British Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
(Reuters) - Miranda Lambert on Friday led all nominees for the second consecutive year at the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM), collecting eight nods, including entertainer of the year and top female vocalist, in some of country music's highest honors.
Hidden In the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music, Diane Pecknold, ed., Duke University Press, 2013.