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Cassadee Pope's transition to country

Cassadee Pope's transition to country

When Cassadee Pope introduced herself to America — at least the segment that watches reality singing competitions — two years ago on NBC's “The Voice,” she sang Natalie Imbruglia's hit, “Torn,” to a huge ovation.

In a sense, Pope, who ended up winning the show's third season, was also saying goodbye to the old her. From 2008 to 2011, Pope was the lead singer of Hey Monday, a pop-punk band that toured with Fall Out Boy and Towson-bred All Time Low but is now on an indefinite hiatus as Pope pursues a solo country career. (On Saturday, she opens for Tim McGraw at Jiffy Lube Live.)

The 24-year-old from Florida said she has never felt more...

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