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Canadians love country music

This weekend, the Country Music Television Festival is being held in Canada for the first time. The three-day concert is taking place just outside of Barrie in southern Ontario.

While record sales continue to hit all-time lows for most other pop music genres...in Canada, album sales for country music are going strong. So what is the appeal of country music in Canada?

Click the link to hear Airplay guest host Tara McCarthy's chat with Tara Oram, a country music singer performing at the festival this weekend.

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