Kenny Chesney onstage during the kickoff show for the Brothers of the Sun Tour in Tampa in June. Kevin Tighe/WireImage hide caption

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Kenny Chesney's Steamy Summer Jam

"Come Over" is all about breaking up, but music journalist Danyel Smith says the song is less sad than sexy.

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Kenny Chesney (left) performs with Lionel Richie at an April 2 event called Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert in Las Vegas. Other performers at the concert included country stars Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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On Hemingway's Whiskey, Kenny Chesney says he feels like a different artist and a different person. Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment hide caption

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Kenny Chesney: Hemingway And Country Music

If you could sit and pick the brain of one person with one person, living or dead, who would it be? For country star Kenny Chesney, the answer may surprise you.

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