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2011 CMA Coverage Photos

Mel is in Nashville talking with your favorite country stars prior to the 2011 CMA Awards.

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    Mel is in Nashville talking with your favorite country stars prior to the 2011 CMA Awards... including James Wesley.
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    Blue Sky Riders stop by to chat with Mel.
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    The group includes Gary Burr, Kenny Loggins and Georgia Middleman.
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    Butter from Trailer Choir talks about new music and partner Big Vinny's amazing transformation on "The Biggest Loser">
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    Smile! It's Ty Herndon.
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    Ty and Mel talk about his new music.
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    Eric Paslay stops by for a chat.
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    Her name says it all... it's Sarah Darling!
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    Sarah Darling & Mel talk about performing at the Ryman.
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    Here's newcomer Andy Gibson.
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    Mark Wills & Mel share a laugh.
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    Mark talks about his new single, "Crazy Being Home".
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    Mel poses with Stokes & Jason of the Lost Trailers.
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    Always nice speaking with Margaret Durante.
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    Mel talks with Burns...
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    ... and Poe.
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    The Eli Young Band are having a fantastic week...
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    Their latest single, "Crazy Girl" is #1!
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    Meanwhile, outside, the Music City Walk of Fame inductions are taking place. Can you recognize everyone?
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    That's Kix Brooks accepting his star.
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    Kix and Reba (who introduced him) pose in front of his star on the walk.
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    Kix Brooks sits next to fellow inductee Alan Jackson.
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    Here comes Carrie Underwood...
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    ... and Brad Paisley, loaded down with 5-hour energy.
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    Carrie & Brad held a press conference to talk about what they have planned for the CMA Awards.
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    Carrie talks about working with Brad...
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    ... and Brad talks about having to put up with Carrie!
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    Carrie & Brad answer questions at their press conference in Nashville.
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    Carrie & Brad answer questions at their press conference in Nashville.
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    Carrie & Brad answer questions at their press conference in Nashville.
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    Brent Anderson stops by to talk with Mel
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    Trent Tomlinson is up next.
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    Whose shoes are those?
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    They belong to Meghan Lindsey of Steel Magnolia.
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    Casey James pays a visit.
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    Mel talks with Eden's Edge.
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    Dean, Hannah & Cheryl talk about touring with Reba.
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    Brett Eldredge shares a laugh with Mel.
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    It's Caroline, Tayla & Jen... the lovely ladies of Stealing Angels.
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    The fabulous footwear of Stealing Angels.
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    It's always nice to speak with Chris Young.
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    Chris Young & Mel strike a pose.
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    Uncle Kracker is up way too early.
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    It's Kip Moore.
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    Mel chats with Lady Antebellum.
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    Hillary helps with the interview.
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    Charles Kelley shows off his souvenir from the "Ellen" show.
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    Country Weekly's Ken Tucker gives his CMA predictions.
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    It's always fun to speak with the LoCash Cowboys.
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    Preston & Chris mess with Mel.
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    Smile... it's Tracy Lawrence!
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    The lovely Katie Armiger shares a laugh with Mel.
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    Ronnie Dunn talks about the reaction to his latest single, "Cost of Livin'"...
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    ... and poses with Mel.
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    Jerrod Niemann talks about having a Twitter war with Blake Shelton.
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    Jerrod Niemann & Mel.
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    Mel speaks with Sunny Sweeney about her music... collecting pigs...
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    ... curling eyelashes...
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    ... and "hooker" boots.
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    Skyville Records held a lunch party to showcase Stealing Angels and Trent Tomlinson.
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    Angels Caroline & Tayla mug for the live Ustream webcam.
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    Stealing Angels perform...
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    ... and Trent Tomlinson plays some new music.
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    Kenny Chesney gets ready to be on Good Morning America, live from the Bridgestone Arena plaza.
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    Brad Paisley is interviews on Good Morning America.
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    The crowd gathers for an early morning performance by Brad Paisley
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    Brad Paisley rocks the stage with his new song, "Camouflage".
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    Gloriana stops by to visit with Mel.
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    JT Hodges talks about touring with Toby Keith.
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    The JaneDear Girls are dressed to the nines early in the morning.
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    Brantley Gilbert is excited about his latest hit, "Country Must Be Country Wide".
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    Craig Morgan talks about new music and his hunting show.
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    Lauren Alaina makes the media rounds on her 17th birthday.
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    Lauren and Mel share an early morning laugh.
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    Josh Thompson pays a visit.
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    Hunter Hayes says he needs more coffee!
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    Our favorite "Family Man" Craig Campbell.
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    Chris Cagle talks ew music... and cookin'.
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    Martina McBride looking radiant. Her new album, "11" is out now.
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    Martina & Mel.
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    Newcomer Sonia Leigh talks with Mel about her playing with the Zac Brown Band.
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    Lorrie Morgan is promoting a new documentary on her life.
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    Reigning CMA Fmale Vocalist of the Yaer Miranda Lambert chats with Mel...
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    'Ran poses with Mel.
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    The Band Perry have 5 CMA nominations this year.
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    Luke Bryan laughs with Mel...
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    ... and poses for a pic.
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    Love and Theft have new music out now.
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    In addition to music, Clay Walker will be hosting a new TV show.
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    David Nail breaks out the wool cap.
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    Davis Nail & Mel.
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    Sara Evans talks with Mel.
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    Lee Brice stops by.
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    Reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and 2011 nominee for Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton speaks with Mel.
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    Blake & Mel strike a pose.
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    Faith Hill makes the media rounds.
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    Faith has new music coming out soon.
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    Faith & Blake talk Twitter.
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    It's Justin Moore.
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    Justin & Mel talk about his busy tour schedule.
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    Jake Owen & Blake Shelton invade another media group and decide to do an interview together.
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    It's the Jake & Blake Show!
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    Newcomer Wade Bowen talks with Mel.
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    Jake Owen makes his way over to see Mel.