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‘Nashville’ Actor Charles Esten Remembers His Start in Music

For Charles Esten, creativity has been a constant battle among the muses of music, acting and comedy. He’s exercised his acting muscle in movies like “The Postman” and “Swing Vote” as well as TV series like HBO’s “Big Love” and Disney Channel’s “Jessie.” Comedy improv show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” with co-star Wayne Brady, let him use all three talents at once, and since 2012, he’s played lead guitarist Deacon Claybourne on “Nashville.”


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Academy of Country Music Honors George Strait, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Nashville

The Academy of Country Music honored outstanding performers, musicians, songwriters and music industry figures and venues Wednesday night (Aug. 23) in ceremonies held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.


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See the Best Dressed on the 2017 ACM Honors Red Carpet

Kelsea Ballerini's summer gown was scorching, while Jason Aldean and his wife looked perfectly pleased to be preparing for a baby’s arrival on the 2017 ACM Honors red carpet.

 Reba McEntire, Charles Esten and the family of Glen Campbell also walked the carpet on Wednesday (Aug. 23), setting up what should be a star-studding broadcast next month.

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Charles Esten Defies Death in Hilarious New Carl’s Jr. Commercial

In the latest installment of Carl’s Jr. ads, Esten once again plays the role of Carl Hardee Sr., the risky founder of the company who spends most of his time schooling his son, Carl Hardee Jr., to whom he had previously given the keys to the company.

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Charles Esten Surprises Cancer Survivor With ‘Nashville’ VIP Experience

One of Nashville's biggest fans was in for the surprise of her life when Charles Esten, otherwise known as Deacon Claybourne on CMT’s Nashville, surprised her with a VIP experience to the ‘Nashville’ in Concert tour stop in Huber Heights, Ohio.


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A Boys' Night in 'Nashville" on Coney Island

"The stars of Grey's Anatomy don't go around the country doing surgery," quipped Charles Esten at the beginning of his set.  Right he is, as Nashville stepped out of the screen and came to New York for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday night (August 5th).

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'Nashville' Recap: Deacon Goes Solo, Maddie Gets Soaked

In just one hour, this week's Nashville moves from darkness to light, with a whole lot of gray area in between as everyone tries to navigate their way through unfamiliar and, in some cases, very wet territory.

Deacon (Charles Esten) plays the Grand Ole Opry in this week's episode.


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‘Nashville’s’ Charles Esten: Back home and singing about it

Charles Esten — better known as the tortured Deacon Claybourne to fans of CMT’s drama “Nashville” — is no newcomer to the Wolf Trap stage. He’s performed there before. As a clown. “This is my grand return,” says Alexandria native Esten, who once performed as a clown at the International Children’s Festival at Wolf Trap as a kid.


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Charles Esten finds his 'Narnia' in dressing room one

Charles Esten of "Nashville" fame shares his passion for music that has inspired him to release a new single every week for the past year.


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EXCLUSIVE A Singular Feat: Charles Esten Releases a Single a Week – For an Entire Year!

Is it even possible for one artist to release an original single every week for an entire year?  Charles Esten sure didn’t think so – that is, until he did it.


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Charles Esten on His Ambitious Plan to Release 52 Singles in a Year

"As much work as you think it was, it was more than that," says the 'Nashville' star and singer-songwriter.


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Charles Esten's #OneSingleYear Celebration Concert

Charles Esten performs on stage for his #OneSingleYear Celebration Concert at CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on July 19, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.


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Charles Esten Looks Back on One Year of His 'Every Single Friday' Release Strategy

For the past year, in addition to his role as Deacon Claybourne on CMT's Nashville, Charles Esten has been quite the busy recording artist.


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The show goes on for Nashville - with even more love for Manchester

“It was never a consideration for me or by anyone else to not come to Manchester.”


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Nashville's Charles Esten on the power of music

For Charles Esten the power of music isn't just a cliche, it's real.

The star of TV show Nashville says his dreams come true when he landed the role of Deacon Claybourne on the hit show; dreams, plural.

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How the Nashville cast delivered a love letter to Birmingham

The Nashville UK tour kicked off in Birmingham – and the cast received a warm welcome at the packed

Barclay Arena.

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Charles Esten on Releasing A New Single Every Week | CMT Music Awards 2017

Charles Esten talks about releasing a new single every week for the past 48 weeks on the red carpet at the 2017 CMT Music Awards.


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The Cadillac Three, Charles Esten Ready to Support UK Fans Through Live Music Following Manchester Attack

Both the Cadillac Three and Charles Esten say they’re eager to tour the UK and bring live music to those affected by the Monday night (May 22) attack outside an Ariana Grande concert. On Twitter, the band and the actor have offered their condolences to their British fans, and reiterated their excitement to perform overseas in the coming weeks.

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