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Lady Antebellum

In the summer of 2006, three gifted young adults walked into a house to create music, uncertain of where they were headed—and Lady Antebellum walked out. During that time, Hillary Scott's sultry alto, Charles Kelley's gritty tenor and multi-instrumentalist/harmony vocalist Dave Haywood's musical overview ignited a unique blend of harmonies reminiscent of classic country, a soulfulness of 1960s R&B, the heart-on-the-sleeve openness of 1970s singer-songwriters, all with a keen edge of contemporary country.

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Dierks Bentley

Bentley's musical style is considered to be more traditional than many of his contemporaries and often contains traditional themes of lost or forbidden love, drinking and cheating. "Lot of leavin' left to do", one of his biggest singles, is also reminiscent of Waylon Jennings' style of Outlaw country with Western Swing influences. Early life
Dierks Bentley was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Then he moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where he attended the Lawrenceville School, graduating in 1993.[1]

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George Ducas

Texas singer/songwriter George Ducas broke into the national spotlight in 1995 with two hit singles on Liberty Records: "Teardrops" and "Lipstick Promises," which reached No. 9 on the "Billboard" country singles chart. His second album, 1997's "Where I Stand," met with critical approval but failed to produce any major hits and he was dropped from the label. However, Ducas continued to tour, headlining and opening shows for such acts as Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Diamond Rio and Faith Hill.

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Tim McGraw

Samuel Timothy "Tim" McGraw (born May 1, 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana) is an American singer and actor. With many of his albums and singles topping the country music charts, Tim has achieved total album sales in excess of 40 million units. He is married to country singer Faith Hill and is the son of former baseball player Tug McGraw. His trademark hit songs include Indian Outlaw, Don't Take the Girl, I Like It, I Love It, Something Like That, It's Your Love (featuring his wife, Faith Hill), and Live Like You Were Dying.

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Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts is an American / band founded in Columbus, Ohio. Since its inception, Rascal Flatts has been composed of three members: Gary Levox (lead vocals), Jay Demarcus (bass guitar, keyboards, vocals), and Joe Don Rooney (lead guitar, vocals). DeMarcus and LeVox are also second cousins. Rascal Flatts has released six studio albums and a greatest hits album, all on Lyric Street Records.

Read more about Rascal Flatts on Last.fm.

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The Mavericks

The Mavericks are an American country music band. The group formed in 1989 in Miami, Florida. The Mavericks won Vocal Group of the Year at the Country Music Awards in 1995 and 1996. They won a Grammy Award in 1996 for Best Country Performance by Duo/Group with Vocals. Their version of "Blue Moon" was featured in Tom Hanks' 1995 motion picture "Apollo 13". Members * Raul Malo - vocals
* Robert Reynolds - bass
* Paul Deakin - drums
* Eddie Perez - guitar Former members * David Lee Holt - guitar (1991 - 1994)

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Jasmine Rae

At just twenty years old, Jasmine Rae is a brand new talent with a very exciting future, following her huge win at the 2008 Telstra Road To Tamworth in January.
She's quirky, she's funny, she's fresh and, even though she's small in stature, Melbourne-based singer/songwriter, Jasmine Rae has a powerful, professionally-trained voice that is hugely impressive.
She has been a performer and writer since she was seven years old, when her poetry was sold at an independent fairy stall. She performed her first original song at eight years old and began vocal training at thirteen.

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Sinead Burgess

Sinead Burgess is one of the Australian music industry's most promising singer/song writers. The stunning 18 year old sensation was signed to ABC Music in late 2007.

Sinead Burgess is a vocalist, guitarist, piano player and songwriter with unquestionable star quality. She is both a vibrant and sincere performer with a commanding presence both on and off stage. In March 2008, she completed her first major support tour with music legend Don Mclean. She is also a recent winner of the Queensland Quest Community Newspapers YoungStar Award in the field of Arts/Education.

Read more about Sinead Burgess on Last.fm.

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Darren Poyzer

Singer-songwriter who combines raw emotion with socio-politics, humour and charisma, Darren has starred alongside a wide range of well-known contemporaries, actively involved in playing, recording and promoting original music since 1986. He has 3 self-published CD’s and one live concert DVD to his name. These are ‘Global’ (CD & DVD); ‘Brilliant Words’; and ‘Passion & Conflict’. Darren co-hosted ‘Stand And Deliver’ in the mid 1980’s, a catalyst to the rise of alternative cabaret and comedy, and then inspired and lead the music scene at The Witchwood...

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