June 11, 2014 12:00 PM

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Free iTunes songs from Justin Moore, Jerrod Niemann and six other amazing artists!

10 ROUND UP

Cassadee Pope steps into the spotlight, Keith and Vince give their All for the Hall, Kacey Musgraves shares the story behind “Keep It to Yourself” and more news from Nashville

26 STYLE

The best looks of the ACM Awards, plus Nashville’s hair secrets

32 COVER STORY: COUNTRY’S SEXIEST MAN

Luke! Everything you need to know about country’s hottest star

40 COUNTRY’S SEXIEST MEN 2014

From our favorite superstars (Tim! Kenny! Blake!) to the new faces we can’t stop looking at (Hello, Dustin!) meet the men of this year’s Hot List

60 STARS SALUTE THE TROOPS

Behind the scenes of the all-star TV special with George, Merle, Carrie and more

65 GREAT IDEAS

Turkey Burgers, Fried Green Tomatoes, Jarred S’mores—and more! Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman shares her family’s recipes for the perfect backyard cookout

71 COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH

Gourmet Jell-O shots!

74 COOKING WITH TRISHA

Sweet and Crunchy Garden Salad

76 RESTAURANT RECIPE

Chili’s California Grilled Chicken Flatbread

78 COOKBOOK RECIPE

Sara Evans’s Missouri Dirt Cake

80 THE MUSIC OF MY LIFE

Miranda Lambert talks about the songs that shaped her

ON THE COVER

Photograph by Stewart Shining. Insets, from top: Craig Sjodin/ABC; Julian Dufort; Nino Munoz; Richard Phibbs

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