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    Yee-Haw! Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Closer to Country Music Debut

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    Lucy Hale may famous because of Pretty Little Liars, but the 23-year-old starlet is going back to roots.

    She's hard at working on her debut country music album.

    That's right, country music!

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    "I'm from Tennessee," Hale told me at the American Music Awards. "My mom lives in Nashville. I'm born and bred country. That's all I listen, too."

    Hollywood Records is set to drop her album next summer.

    And guess who she's been cowriting some of the three dozen songs she's already stockpiled? Sugarland's Kristian Bush!

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    "He said, 'You sure u want to do this? You're going to be put through the ringer,'" Hale said. "But I was like, 'I'm ready!'"

    Hale knows she's got some work to do before she's headlining at the Grand Ole Opry.

    "I have a long way to go and I have a lot to prove," she said. "But I'm really excited."

    And so are we.

    Here's hoping we get to add Lucy to our Musicians Performing Live on Stage photo gallery someday

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