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NEWS AND NOTES: Keith Urban, Kacey, Ducks, Strait, Scotty

NEWS AND NOTES: Keith Urban, Kacey, Ducks, Strait, Scotty

Keith Urban is scheduled to perform during the sixth annual Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night on Friday (December 6th) at 8pm ET. He’ll be joined by such performers as Taylor Swift, Robin Thicke, Drake, Ryan Lewis and host LL Cool J. The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be held live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26th.

Kacey MusgravesSame Trailer Different Park (#28) and Keith Urban’s Fuse (#39) were chosen as two of Rolling Stones 50 Best Albums of 2013. Others on the list include Ashley Monroe, David Bowie, Artic Monkeys, Paul McCartney and John Fogerty.

The cast of A&E’s Duck Dynasty are included in Barbara Walters’ 2013 list of the Most Fascinating People of the Year, along with Miley Cyrus, actress Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the Royal Baby, Prince George, and Kimye (the celebrity couple of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West). But who will be No. 1? You’ll have to tune in to Barbara’s 90-minute ABC special December 18th at 9:30pm ET.

Tickets for the final stop of George Strait’s Cowboy Rides Away Tour 2014 will go on sale this Friday (December 6th) at 10am CT. Visit the official site – – for more information.

If you missed Scotty McCreery’s Christmas special last year or just want to see it again, you’ll be able to catch it this week. On Tuesday (December 3rd), Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends, with special guests Brett Eldredge, Gloriana and Jana Kramer, airs at 8pm ET on GAC. It will also re-air on Wednesday (December 4th) at 11am ET.