Dierks Bentley is promoting the hell out of his new album, Home.  The album is set to be released tomorrow.  Dierks was on NBC's Today Show this morning and will be back again tomorrow morning.  He will then be on the Late Show with David Letterman Wednesday, presenting an award on the Grammy's Sunday, and the Ellen DeGeneres Show next Wednesday.

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While we may have seen a great performance by Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton on last night's Superbowl, Miranda is coping with the loss of a family member.  Her family dog, Dixie, of 20-years, passed away.  She stated she hoped everyone was right by saying, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." 

More Miranda news, especially if you're also a fan of Law & Order.  Miranda will make her acting debut this Wednesday on Law & Order SVU.  The show airs at 10pm on NBC.

Speaking of country music stars and dogs, George Strait adopted a Golden Retreiver puppy recently.  The "King of country" got the dog from a breeder in North Carolina.  The dog's name is Jammer.  It is speculated Jammer will accompany George on the road in the tour bus for his latest tour.

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And if you love Darius Rucker, some good news -- he is currently working on his third solo album.  Darius told USA Today, "I've got two or three more writing sessions, but we've written pretty much the whole record."  The album is expected out this summer  Darius of course has been very busy lately out on tour.  He'll be making his way to Radio City Music Hall in the beginning of May.