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Blake Shelton & Luke Bryan Have an Epic Selfie Fail, Spoof Daft Punk | Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Try to Beat Ellen DeGeneres's Oscars Selfie

Originally posted 04/06/2014 10:00PM

Taking a cue from Ellen DeGeneres, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan tried to snap a record-breaking selfie at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Luke Bryan Is the Kevin Bacon of Country's Gang of Georgia Boys

Luke Bryan Is the Kevin Bacon of Country's Gang of Georgia Boys

Originally posted 03/31/2014 09:00AM

More than any other genre save rap, country music artists love working together. Whether through touring together, writing songs for each other, or even throwing a pal a verse or two, no group is closer than country's new gang of Georgia boys. These fellas bring a raucous brand of party rock to the Nashville scene. 

Whether they're stars like Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard, or up-and-comers like Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell and Brantley Gilbert, these Georgians are making their home state proud. But at the center of it all is Leesburg's own Luke Bryan, the co-host of April 6's ACM awards. In advance of the ceremony, explore the ties that bind these Peach State superstars.

See PEOPLE's infographic below, and read on for more details on every connection.

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Jason Aldean Is Dating Kissing-Scandal Partner Brittany Kerr

Jason Aldean Is Dating Kissing-Scandal Partner Brittany Kerr

Originally posted 03/18/2014 12:20PM

Jason Aldean once claimed his fling with Brittany Kerr was in the past. Well, now it's firmly in the present.

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Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Set to Perform at ACM Awards

Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban Set to Perform at ACM Awards

Originally posted 03/06/2014 07:45AM

They're not only happy to be nominated – they're happy to take the stage and rock out.

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Who Deserves to Win Entertainer of the Year?

CMA Awards 2013: Who Deserves to Win Entertainer of the Year?

Originally posted 11/06/2013 12:15PM

Wednesday is country music's biggest night as the industry's top stars step onto the red carpet and the Nashville stage for the 47th annual CMA Awards.

Up for the show's top honor as entertainer of the year are three male stars, one country icon and one female singer with a penchant for roping her own personal dramas into the lyrics of her songs.

But who will take home the big prize? Take our poll below!

Jason Aldean has had a tough year with a divorce in the works and a recent tour bus accident that killed a man, but the Georgia native's career continues red hot with his latest record, "Night Train."

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Jason Aldean's Tour Bus Strikes and Kills a Man | Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean's Tour Bus Strikes and Kills a Man

Originally posted 10/28/2013 05:50PM

Jason Aldean's tour bus hit and killed a man on an Indiana highway early Monday morning.

The country singer, 36, made a statement about the event on his Facebook page.

"With a heavy heart, I'm sad to say that a man passed away last night after stepping out in front of my bus in Indiana," he wrote.

"In all the years I've been touring and all the miles we've driven, nothing prepares you for something like this to happen," Aldean said. "I'm praying for Albert Kennedy's family and friends today and ask that you do the same."

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Hunter Hayes On Becoming a CMT Artist of the Year: 'It's Mind-Boggling' | Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes On Becoming a CMT Artist of the Year: 'It's Mind-Boggling'

Originally posted 10/16/2013 12:00PM

What a difference a year makes.

In 2012, country music newcomer Hunter Hayes was thrilled to introduce Carrie Underwood as one of CMT's Artists of the Year – now he's been given the same honor himself.

The 22-year-old is one of five country music stars who've been named CMT's 2013 Artists of the Year.

"This year has been amazing, and I thought it couldn't get any better, and then they told me this," the "Wanted" singer tells PEOPLE exclusively.

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See Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town Duke It Out in Epic Ping-Pong Match

Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town Duke It Out in Epic Ping-Pong Match

Originally posted 08/11/2013 06:00PM

It's a country music tradition.

Hosted by Little Big Town – who hit up all the festival hot spots, from Zac Brown's tailgate to Lady Antebellum's Ping Pong tournament benefiting their LadyAID Fund – the annual CMA Music Festival sees 80,000 fans converge on Nashville in June and rock out to country music's biggest names: Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, as well as the most-buzzed about newcomers, Kacey Musgraves and Brett Eldredge.

This year was no different.

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Beat the Heat with Country Music's Coolest Summer Tunes | Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw

Beat the Heat with Country Music's Coolest Summer Tunes

Originally posted 07/20/2013 08:00PM

It's hot – really hot – these days. To help you get through the sweltering weekend ahead, we picked our favorite summer jams that should make you forget about the sweat dripping down your back.

Whether it's Rascal Flatts "Summer Nights" or Jake Owen's "Barefoot Blue Jean Night," the second we hear one of those songs, we want to grab a beer and go dancing on the beach.

Maybe you're one of the lucky fans who will be attending one of the awesome festivals happening this weekend – Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wis., Jamboree in the Hills in Belmont, Ohio, or Faster Horses in Brooklyn, Mich. – where you'll get to hear Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and more play their hits.

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Country Stars Celebrate Their CMT Music Award Nominations | Dierks Bentley

Country Stars Celebrate Their CMT Music Award Nominations

Originally posted 05/06/2013 12:00PM

Dierks, Jason, Randy and more react to the good news before the June 5 ceremony

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