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  • Brad Paisley

    Country music megastar Brad Paisley departs from his previous recordings as he embraces the guitar and a more instrumental feel on his new album, "Play." The singer collaborated with Keith Urban, Vince Gill and B.B. King on the record.
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  • Brad Paisley

    "Play" marks Paisley's seventh album and with it he claimed the highest chart debut of his career. The album's lead single, "Start a Band," entered the country music chart at No. 31. The song has reached No. 10 on the chart after seven weeks.
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  • Brad Paisley

    In addition to being one of country music's reigning power players, the Grammy Award winner also is getting ready to tackle the role of fatherhood again. He and actor wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are expecting their second child in April. The pair already have a son, William Huckleberry Paisley, who was born in 2007.
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  • Brad Paisley

    Paisley will host country's biggest night Nov. 12 when he and singer Carrie Underwood emcee the CMA Awards. Paisley has banked nine CMA trophies in the past including male vocalist of the year last year.
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  • Brad Paisley

    Paisley recently wrapped up a tour with pop-turned-country songstress Jewel.
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  • Brad Paisley

    Originally from West Virginia, Paisley currently makes his home in Tennessee. And the country boy has come a long way from his Appalachian roots. He's sold 10 million albums internationally.
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  • Brad Paisley

    The 35-year-old Paisley received an entertainer of the year nod from the CMAs in September.
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