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iHeartRadio Country Festival Connections

The long history of this year’s lineup

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    The performers on this year's iHeartRadio Country Festival lineup go way back. See how they are all connected!

    Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan are good buddies. They've not only shared the stage together, but they've gone hunting together too!

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    The two friends teamed up with Eric Church for their collaboration 'The Only Way I Know.'

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    Eric Church and Luke Bryan are both headliners at this year's Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale Beach.

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    Luke Bryan collaborated with Florida Georgia Line on their single 'This Is How We Roll.'

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    Florida Georgia Line is up against Dan + Shay for Vocal Duo of the Year at this year's ACM Awards.

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    Dan + Shay are opening up for Hunter Hayes on his 'We're Not Invisible Tour' this year.

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    Hunter Hayes opened up for Carrie Underwood on her 'Blown Away Tour.'

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    Carrie Underwood had Jake Owen open for her at the beginning of his career.

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    Jake Owen collaborated with Florida Georgia Line on a song called 'Summer Jam' - a track off Owen's extended play, Endless Summer.

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    Florida Georgia Line's 'Black Tears' appeared on Jason Aldean's album Night Train.
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    Jason Aldean shared the 'CMT ON TOUR: Relentless 2008' lineup with Lady Antebellum.

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    Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood are both supporting the military together this year by both participating in 'ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops' this April.

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    Carrie Underwood performed a cover of 'Paradise City' with Jason Aldean at the 2010 CMA Fest.

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    Among the opening acts on Jason Aldean's '2013 Night Train Tour' was Jake Owen.

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    Jake Owen presented Carrie Underwood the award for Collaborative Video of the Year at the 2012 CMT Music Awards, for her duet with Brad Paisley, 'Remind Me.'

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    At the 2013 Grammy Awards, Carrie Underwood's performance was introduced by Hunter Hayes singing a bit of his song 'Wanted.'

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    In 2013, Hunter Hayes was up against both Carrie Underwood and Eric Church for Best Country Solo Performance, but lost to Carrie.

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    Eric Church joined Jason Aldean on the spring leg of his 2011 'My Kinda Party' tour.

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    Along with a few Major League Baseball Players, and Willie Robertson of 'Duck Dynasty,' Jason Aldean is part owner of hunting company Buck Commander with Luke Bryan.

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    Luke Bryan's 2009 single 'Do I' was co-written with Dave Haywood and Charles Kelly of Lady Antebellum. Lady A's Hillary Scott is featured on the background vocals of the song.

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    The biggest connection of all? They are all sharing the stage together at this year's inaugural iHeartRadio Country Festival!

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