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Aldean: Message of 'Cool Song' Has Been 'Overshadowed'

He likens 'Try That in a Small Town' to response to Boston Marathon bombing

(Newser) - Jason Aldean defended his song "Try That in a Small Town" to fans in the suburbs of a big city Saturday night. At a concert in Mansfield, around 40 miles from Boston, the country singer compared the controversial song, with lyrics like, "Around here we take care of...

Jason Aldean Rails Against 'Cancel Culture' at Concert
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6 Seconds Have Vanished From Aldean Music Video

Footage from BLM protests has been scrubbed from 'Try That in a Small Town' amid backlash

(Newser) - Jason Aldean may still be defiantly performing his controversial song, "Try That in a Small Town," but the music video for the song is now six seconds shorter. That's because the footage has been "quietly edited" since its initial upload on July 14 to remove references...

Jason Aldean's Song Is Months-Old. The Controversy Is Fresh
Jason Aldean: Accusations
About My Song Are 'Dangerous'
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Jason Aldean: Accusations About My Song Are 'Dangerous'

CMT pulls music video amid backlash over song critics say encourages violence

(Newser) - Country Music Television pulled a music video from country music superstar Jason Aldean on Monday after critics said it contained racist dog whistles. The lyrics of "Try That in a Small Town," a song released in May, include veiled threats against people who try to seize guns or...

Jason Aldean Rushes Off Stage Mid-Concert

Rep says country singer was suffering from heat stroke

(Newser) - Country singer Jason Aldean rushed off stage Saturday night during a Connecticut concert and did not return, with a rep later confirming the star had suffered heat stroke. Aldean was performing in Hartford's Xfinity Theatre, an indoor/outdoor amphitheatre , amid 89-degree temperatures, CBS News reports. Aldean was in "obvious...

Carlson's 'Lunatic' Slam Helps Maren Morris Raise $100K

Singer brought in the cash for trans groups after Fox host insulted her amid Brittany Aldean feud

(Newser) - In a big "when life hands you lemons" move, Maren Morris has turned a feud with another performer's wife and a slam by Fox News' Tucker Carlson into a lucrative fundraiser for transgender rights. People walks back the timeline, noting that Brittany Aldean, an influencer and the spouse...

Underwood Returns to Stage at ACM Awards

It was an incredible day for Chris Stapleton

(Newser) - The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood, and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas...

Country Singer Jason Aldean Makes 'Surreal' Return to Vegas

Country singer and his wife visit patients in hospital

(Newser) - Country singer Jason Aldean returned to Las Vegas on Sunday in an unannounced trip to visit some of those injured in last week's mass shooting. "Feels surreal being back in Vegas today," his wife, Brittany, wrote on Instagram . "Visiting some of the strongest people we have...

SNL Bows to Vegas, Petty
SNL Opens on Somber Note

SNL Opens on Somber Note

Jason Aldean bumps the usual cold open with tribute, performance of 'I Won't Back Down'

(Newser) - Country star Jason Aldean took the stage on Saturday Night Live, reports the AP, paying tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas massacre and to the late rocker Tom Petty. "Launching into a solid, countrified cover of Tom Petty’s 'I Won’t Back Down,' Aldean...

2 Musicians at Vegas Show Voice New Fears

Jason Aldean is afraid to raise kids now; Caleb Keeter changes mind on gun control

(Newser) - The singer who was performing when the shooting began in Las Vegas says he can't comprehend the violence of Sunday night. "Something has changed in this country and in this world lately that is scary to see," wrote Jason Aldean on Instagram . "This world is becoming...

Video Shows Moment Singer Realized Gunman Was Shooting

Jason Aldean was performing in Las Vegas when assault occurred

(Newser) - Country singer Jason Aldean was in the midst of his performance—he was the closing act of a weekend country music festival on the Vegas Strip—when the staccato gunfire erupted Sunday night. A video on Twitter shows the moment: Aldean continues to sing, then can be seen running from...

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