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Ralph Stanley Has Died: Bluegrass Legend Dead of Skin Cancer at 89

Originally posted 06/24/2016 11:15AM

Legendary bluegrass musician Ralph Stanley died Thursday night at the age of 89. According to a message posted to Facebook by his grandson, Stanley succumbed to skin cancer after a long battle.

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How Brad Paisley Helped Make a Fan's Marriage Proposal Unforgettable

Originally posted 06/19/2016 05:30PM

Brad Paisley just can't resist a good love story.

On Saturday night at his concert in Laughlin, Nevada, the singer showed two fans just how far he'll go to make sure they have a happy ending.

Two weeks ago, Paisley fan Jason Smith brought his girlfriend Courtney Larger to Paisley's Phoenix show with an engagement ring in his pocket, hoping to be noticed by the singer and get the chance to pop the question on stage.

When his plan was thwarted by a worker who kept Smith from getting close to the stage, the 30-year-old insurance adjuster set up a Twitter account to plead his case directly to his musical idol. "Waited 4 yrs to propose to my gf @ your concert and your guy stopped me...devastated," Smith tweeted. He then added, "I actually made this Twitter just to let u know, bc 2 of your songs mean everthing [sic] to us and I wanted to propose to one."

"I knew Brad appreciates romance," Smith tells PEOPLE. "I had read the story about how he saw his wife in a movie and then cast her in his video, so I knew that he's a romantic guy and believed in this kind of thing."

Sure enough, Paisley reached out personally to Smith, inviting him back to the Nevada concert with meet and greet tickets.

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Watch Brad Paisley and Demi Lovato Rock Out in Their New 'Without a Fight' Music Video

Originally posted 06/17/2016 02:35PM

How 'bout maybe tonight we two-step to Demi Lovato (yes, that Demi Lovato).

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Joey Feek Documentary Coming to Theaters: 'My Wife Will Get the Chance to Live Again,' Says Rory

Joey Feek Documentary Coming to Theaters: 'My Wife Will Get the Chance to Live Again,' Says Rory

Originally posted 06/16/2016 06:55PM

Joey Feek's life and battle with cancer will soon hit the big screen.

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The Stars! The Hits! The Surprises! Here's What Went Down at the CMA Festival's Biggest Shows

The Stars! The Hits! The Surprises! Here's What Went Down at the CMA Festival's Biggest Shows

Originally posted 06/13/2016 08:45PM

The hottest stars, electric performances, jaw-dropping surprises: What was there not to love about the CMA Festival's four sold-out stadium concerts?

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