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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
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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