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We’ve scoured the internet for days and came across this gem. Can you guess which Country Music artist this is? Here are a few clues…

1. He’s a Georgia boy born and bred.

 

2. His first job was in the Nashville Network’s mailroom.

3. He’s received 2 Grammys, 16 CMA Awards, and 17 ACM awards.

4. He had a collection at Cracker Barrel.

Haven’t guessed yet?

Well, this young man is none other than Alan Jackson. This just goes to show that all men get better with age!

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1. This baby boy was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

2. On Christmas, he received his first guitar which he named “The Terminator,” and taught himself how to play.

3. After graduating from high school and moving to Nashville, he became the resident performer at The Turf, a honky tonk bar in the city’s historic district.

4. He produced a co-directed a film for ESPN

5. He has sold over 30 million albums

Can you guess who this is?

 

It’s Kenny Chesney!

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1. His father is a dentist who invented a teeth whitening method.

2. Middle school is where he met one of his bandmates.

3. He created his band’s first website, and acted as their booking agent.

4. Luke Bryan’s “Do I” and Miranda Lamberts “Love Song” we both co-written by him.

5. His band’s single won “Song of The Year” and “Record of the Year” at the 2011 Grammys.

Can you guess who this is?

It’s Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum!

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1. He was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana

2. His music career started at age 2 when his grandfather gifted him an accordion.

3. At age 7 he performed for President Bill Clinton for a White House lawn party.

4. He has been nominated for 4 Grammys including Best New Artist.

5. He can play more than 30 instruments.

Can you guess who this is?

It’s Hunter Hayes!

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Bonus: Check out this video of Hunter Hayes at age 5 performing on the TV show Primetime Country.

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Two decades ago we rang in the New Year to 1995. What a great year! Here are some quick facts:

1. Bill Clinton was the president.
2. The San Francisco 49ers became the first NFL franchise to win five Super Bowls.
3. Yahoo! Was founded in Santa Clara, California.
4. Toy Story was released by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures.
5. The final original Calvin and Hobbes comic strip is published

These were good times, and Country Music was on it’s feet because of these 3 hits:

1. Pick Up Man – Joe Diffie

2. Not A Moment Too Soon – Tim McGraw

 

3. Gone Country – Alan Jackson

 

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1. This Country Music Icon was born in Sevier County, Tennessee.

2. She is the 4th child of 12 siblings, and describes her family as being “dirt poor.”

3. When she was 8 year’s old, she received her first guitar and has composed over 3,000 songs in her career.

4. She is tied with Beyoncé for most grammy nominations for a woman at 46. She also has 8 Grammy Awards, 2 Academy Award Nominations, 10 CMA Awards, 7 ACM Awards, and 3 American Music Awards.

5. She is known for writing one of the greatest love songs in music history “I Will Always Love You.”

Can you guess who this is?
It’s the legendary Dolly Parton!

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1. He was born in Ada, Oklahoma .

2. His middle name is “Tollison.”

3. His dad sold used cars, while his mom owned a beauty salon.

4. When he first came onto the scene, his debut single was set to be “I Wanna Talk About Me.” Later, the song was scrapped and given to Toby Keith.

5. He has 11 number one singles, and is a 5-time Grammy Nominee.

 

Can you guess who this is?

 

It’s Blake Shelton!

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1. This young lady was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

2. Her father worked in a sawmill, while her mother taught elementary school.

3. She attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, graduating magna cum laude in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and an emphasis in journalism.

4. Some of her first jobs included waited tables at a pizzeria, working at a zoo, and at a veterinary clinic.

5. She was recognized by Billboard as Country Music’s reigning Queen

Can you guess who this is?

It’s  Carrie Underwood!

 

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1. This young lady was born in Nashville, Tennessee to a Country Music star.

2. She was homeschooled on the road for kindergarten.

3. She auditioned for American Idol twice, but failed to make it through to the judges round in both cases.

4.  You can hear her sing background vocals on Luke Bryan’s song, “Do I.”

5. She met one of her bandmates by listening to his music on Myspace.

It’s Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott! Get this hat here.

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1. He’s a Glen Dale, West Virgina native.

2. He majored in music business and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Mike Curb School of Music Business in 1995.

3. He wrote David Kersh’s “Top 5” hit, “Another You”, as well as David Ball’s 1999 single, “Watching My Baby Not Come Back.”

4. He has sold over 12 million albums.

5. And won three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, two American Music Awards and has earned country music’s crowning achievement, becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Can you guess who this is?

 

It’s Brad Paisley!

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