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Photo courtesy of Country Music Association  Story by Kristin M. Hall and Mesfin Fekadu / AP Entertainment Writers The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different? Can the new class of country artists upset the longtime favorites on Wednesday? The well-researched music writers …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Just like a family, country music artists stuck together in the 51st annual Country Music Association Awards, a theme that preeminently stood out at country’s biggest night.  The comforting lyrics of “Amazing Grace” spilled out of Eric Church’s mouth just before the spotlight shifted to Darius Rucker, who was accompanied by …

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Though the room was full of A-listers like Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, with their massive hit “Girl Crush,” and Chris Stapleton, who has written songs for most of Nashville, owned the 2015 Country Music Association Awards. Stapleton, who has written for Bryan, Kenny Chesney, George Strait and others, was Wednesday …