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Ryan Adams Abused His Power

It’s time to retire the myth of the tortured artist.
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Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Almost Ranks As Florida Georgia Line’s Best Album

If only they’d edited it down a bit.
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The Grammys Needed to Say More This Year

Thanks to host Alicia Keys, the show was appealingly low-key, but maybe it shouldn’t have been.
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