Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Announce Divorce

CMABlake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's marriage is over.

In a joint statement confirmed to ABC Radio by Blake Shelton's rep, the couple says, "This is not the future we envisioned. And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter."

The couple was married May 14, 2011 in Texas. They have no children.

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Maddie & Tae Launching Start Here Tour October 10 in New York City

John Russell/CMAMaddie & Tae will head out on the Start Here tour October 10 at New York City's Highline Ballroom. The trek comes on the heels of their gig on Dierks Bentley's Sounds of Summer tour. The duo's headlining tour will serve as a showcase for their debut album, Start Here, due out August 28.

The duo's Tae Dye says, "We’ve spent a few years writing these songs, figuring out how to say what we thought was important about being our age, and figuring out how to create our kind of music, so before we get back onto someone else’s tour, we wanted to take some time and show people all of who we are!”

Start Here features Maddie & Tae's #1 debut hit, "Girl in a Country Song," as well as their latest single, "Fly."

Here are Maddie & Tae's Start Here tour dates:

10/7 -- New York, NY, Highline Ballroom
10/8 -- Boston, MA, Paradise Rock Club
10/10 -- Portland, ME, The Asylum
10/15 -- Knoxville, TN, Cotton Eyed Joe
10/16 -- Charlotte, NC, Amos' Southend
10/17 -- Chattanooga, TN, Track 29
10/22 -- Tulsa, OK, Cain's Ballroom
10/23 -- Nacogdoches, TX, Banita Creek Hall
10/24 -- Houston, TX, House of Blues
11/5 -- Springfield, IL, Boondocks
11/6 -- Detroit, MI, St. Andrew's Hall
11/7 -- Chicago, IL, Joe's on Weed Street

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Kenny Chesney Breaks (Again) His Own Attendance Record at Minneapolis’s Target Field

Sony Music Nashville/Blue ChairKenny Chesney broke his own attendance record with his show at Target Field in Minneapolis Saturday night. He first set the venue record in 2012 with 42,542 fans, then broke it in 2013 with 43,940 fans at his show. Saturday night, Kenny broke it yet again, playing to 44,152 fans. He played a second show there with Jason Aldean on Sunday night, too.

Kenny says of The Big Revival Tour, "Every week, it seems like the fans are louder, more alive, more inside the songs -- and as someone who wants to connect with every last fan, right up to the top back of the stadium, that’s the best feeling in the world!"

Go to to see where he's taking his show next.

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Sam Hunt Duets with Taylor Swift Onstage at Chicago’s Soldier Field

UMG NashvilleSam Hunt is the latest artist to join Taylor Swift onstage for a duet during her ongoing 1989 World Tour. The two teamed up Sunday night at Chicago's Soldier Field to perform Sam's country and pop hit, "Take Your Time." Taylor posted a photo of the performance on Instagram, showing the two artists sitting next to each other on a park bench onstage. In the caption, Taylor calls Sam, "Such a star."

A huge thank you to @SamHuntMusic for surprising the crowd with 'Take Your Time'. Such a star. #1989tourchicago

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Jul 19, 2015 at 11:26pm PDT

An audience member's video of the duet is now on YouTube.

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Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockSam Hunt is a co-writer on which one of Kenny Chesney's  #1 hits? ANSWER: "Come Over." Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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