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    Women To Rule CMA Awards

    The following information appeared in a press release distributed to ‘Listen! It’s Vetrano’ from the Country Music Association and includes official information. For more information, visit cmaworld.com. Some of the top females in Country Music will take to the stage for Country Music’s Biggest Night™ with performances at “The 49th Annual CMA Awards,” airing live Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8:00-11 PM/ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network. All eyes will be focused on Country Music on Nov. 4 to see the leading ladies of the format, including Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae, and Kacey Musgraves, along with previously announced host Carrie Underwood, each perform during the three-hour gala. With a combined 14 nominations for…

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    Q&A: Sugar & the Hi Lows

    When Amy Stroup and Trent Dabbs started writing together regularly, they knew they were creating something special, but they didn’t expect the magic that eventually paired them for the throwback-inspired duo Sugar & the Hi Lows. On the eve of the duo’s sophomore album release, I got to chat with the Nashville-based singer-songwriters about how they came together, being on the road with Kacey Musgraves and which songs of the High Roller mean the most. Q&A: Sugar & the Hi Lows Chris Vetrano: You both have your own solo projects and have seen a reasonable amount of success with your continued solo projects. Why did you decide to team up for the Sugar & the Hi-Lows project?…

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    VOTW: Biscuits, Vegas Closets & A ‘Deadly’ Comedy

    When your week gets busy and time flies by, the internet doesn’t stop. That’s why V for Vetrano has you covered with all the must see videos of the week. Every Friday, visit Listen! It’s Vetrano for the week’s most talked about music premieres, television moments and viral videos that will keep you current and knowledgable at the Sunday brunch table. Kacey Musgaves – Biscuits In preparations for her new album Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves debuted the video for the sophomore record’s lead single “Biscuits.” Inspired by the country classic Hee-Haw, Musgraves cheeses her way through the tongue-in-cheek lyrics and delivers an entertaining video to kick off this new era. Watch the video above…

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    Trent Dabbs Makes Us Believe

    Trent Dabbs is a Nashville treasure. A singer-songwriter that released his first solo record in 2005; the same year he co-founded the musical collective Ten Out of Tenn. Since then, he has released nine albums, including his latest labor Believer, written songs for artists like Ingrid Michaelson, Mat Kearney, Ashley Monroe and The Civil Wars vocalist Joy Williams, and created the successful duo Sugar & the Hi-Lows with fellow singer-songwriter Amy Stroup. With a new album recently released, a second Sugar & the Hi-Lows album on the way and the 10th Anniversary of Ten Out Of Tenn, this may be Dabbs’ busiest year yet. In a brief moment of downtime, I got…