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DIERKS BENTLEY packed a lot of meaning into his song "I Hold On". He says, "If there was ever a song that I wanted to be on radio, it would be that one because it's such a reflection of me. Honestly, it's about my truck, about my guitar, and it's a reflection of these values that we all have . . . faith, love and freedom . . . but it's also a love song to my wife. It's very personal."
LITTLE BIG TOWN had the honor of opening on GEORGE STRAIT'S "Cowboy Rides Away Tour" last weekend. They helped him perform his classic "You Look So Good In Love".
TAYLOR SWIFT has been getting together with One Republic's Ryan Tedder to write songs for her next album, and Ryan is blown away by Taylor's talent. He says, "Taylor is genuinely the quickest songwriter I’ve ever known…”
Today is the 40th anniversary of the American Music Awards. Here are some winners from that first show:
Favorite Country Male Artist
Favorite Country Female Artist
Favorite Country Single
"Behind Closed Doors" - Charlie Rich
84% of Men Still Pay For the Woman on Most Dates
The study of 17,000 people found 84% of men say they pay the entire bill on the first date, and ALSO pay the entire bill on several dates after that.
And women are cool with that. 39% say that when they make the requisite offer to split the bill on a date, they're secretly RELIEVED when the guy says no.
44% of women also say they would have trouble dating someone who took them up on an offer to pay for a date.
So when do you transition from the man paying into the two of you always splitting the bill or taking turns paying? 74% of men and 83% of women say that by six months they're sharing the cost.
The Average Woman Spends 14,000 Hours of Her Life on Her Hair
According to a new survey, the average woman spends 14,000 HOURS of her life taking care of her hair. That's more than a year-and-a-half . . . but only breaks down to about 33 minutes a day.
That involves everything from going to a salon, to brushing, combing, blow drying, straightening, curling . . . or looking through magazines debating whether you're the right age to try that short, spiky look.