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Carly Pearce on Dreams and Determination - 08/12/2017 07:30 PM
Since Carly Pearce broke out with her No. 1 hit “Every Little Thing,” the country music community cannot imagine a world without her. In 2012, the rising artist was signed to another record label in Nashville that had dropped her, but while going home to Kentucky was an option, giving in to those thoughts was... Read more »
Nashville Trailer Previews Upcoming Drama - 08/12/2017 06:47 PM
“Do you believe in fate?” That’s the first question asked of Juliette Barnes in an all-new dramatic season six trailer for Nashville. After concluding season five at peace, Hayden Panettiere’s character returns struggling with depression after receiving backlash for revealing she stole Maddie Jaymes’ song. Her inner struggles take the spotlight along with the other... Read more »
Luke Bryan Plays It Again for NYC Hospital - 08/12/2017 04:02 PM
When Luke Bryan was in New York on Wednesday (Dec. 6), he took some time out of his album-release adventures to pack up his guitar and head to Manhattan’s Upper East Side. He went straight to Lenox Hill Hospital to perform for the patients, doctors, nurses and other caregivers there. It’s all part of Musicians... Read more »
Neal McCoy on Patriotism and “Take a Knee” Song - 08/12/2017 03:35 PM
When sports fans look back on 2017, the NFL’s “take a knee” protests during the National Anthem will be remembered as a divisive issue in an entertainment realm that is usually as unifying as music. Nineties country star Neal McCoy openly criticizes the movement in his new song “Take a Knee My Ass.” Footage of... Read more »
Walker Hayes On His Not-So Overnight Success - 07/12/2017 11:18 PM
Walker Hayes agrees. One of the greatest gifts a parent can pass down to their children is showing them what it’s like to chase a dream. Hayes and his wife Laney have six and another on the way. In his 13-year Nashville life, the Mobile, Alabama native, 37, had signed with a few record labels... Read more »
Blake Shelton Asks Sammy Hodgett to be His Guest - 07/12/2017 06:27 PM
When Blake Shelton tweets directly to a little boy saying that he can’t wait to meet him, you know there’s a good story behind it. And this is what it is: Sammy Hodgett, an eight-year-old boy from a small town in Western Illinois, loves Shelton and his music. Especially “Boys Round Here.” When Hodgett was... Read more »
Dierks Bentley: When Darkness Comes to Town, He’s a Lighter - 07/12/2017 06:11 PM
The 2018 Country Radio Broadcasters’ seminar in Nashville is still a couple months away, but already we know who is getting a big award. Dierks Bentley will be picking up the 2018 Artist Humanitarian Award when the Country Radio Seminar kicks off on Feb. 5, 2018. The Artist Humanitarian Award has been around since 1990,... Read more »
Is There Nothing Carrie Underwood Can’t Do? - 07/12/2017 04:46 PM
Look at Isaiah Fisher go. He is not quite three years old, but he already has the hang of cookie decorating. Carrie Underwood shared a picture on Thursday morning (Dec. 7) of her son in a high chair, using a tube of frosting — and a lot of red sugar — to make a little... Read more »
Charlie Daniels Announces 2018 Volunteer Jam - 07/12/2017 04:00 PM
Some of the biggest names in country and rock will honor Charlie Daniels at the Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie. The all-star concert event is set for March 7, 2018 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The initial lineup promises performances by Daniels and the Charlie Daniels Band, Alison Krauss, Blackberry Smoke, Bobby Bare, Chris... Read more »
Morgan Evans Talks Music, Fans Abroad and Immigration - 06/12/2017 10:37 PM
Visiting with “Kiss Somebody” singer and Australian native Morgan Evans is a glimpse into the lives of musicians who immigrate to the U.S. to pursue their craft. Fans around the world know Evans as a monster talent, and to his wife, Kelsea Ballerini, he’s the love of her life (the two married in Mexico on... Read more »
For Sale: Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman’s Middle Tennessee Retreat - 06/12/2017 10:02 PM
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have put one of their Middle Tennessee properties on the market. The private, gated retreat sits on 35 acres of land in Williamson County and features a renovated brick farmhouse, a guest cottage, a barn and a hilltop building site with a stunning view of the area’s rolling hills. The... Read more »
Taylor Swift Tells Time “Me, Too” - 06/12/2017 07:29 PM
On Tuesday night’s (Dec. 5) episode of The Good Doctor, one of the female surgical residents was sexually harassed by an attending physician — he was asking her out for drinks and then bragging about his massage and omelet-making skills — and she knew she’d be blamed if she went over his head to report... Read more »
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Announces 2018 Exhibits - 06/12/2017 07:03 PM
Five new exhibits chronicling the careers of Little Big Town, Ralph Stanley, The Judds and Emmylou Harris, as well as the music of 2017 are coming to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in 2018. Opening March 9, American Currents: The Music of 2017, will feature memorabilia from Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Eric... Read more »
How to Christmas Like Miranda Lambert - 06/12/2017 04:23 PM
It’s beginning to look a lot like the people at Today have gotten their hands on Miranda Lambert‘s holiday shopping list, and that they are generous enough to share it with us. So if you want to Christmas like Lambert, this is what you’ll need: vodka, snacks, dog toys, a how-to book on canning, a... Read more »
Walker Hayes Plots Good As Gold Tour - 06/12/2017 02:59 PM
Walker Hayes will support his full-length debut boom. with the 13-city Good As Gold Tour. The 2018 run launches Feb. 1 in Uncasville, Connecticut and gets its name from lyrics in his Top 15 hit “You Broke Up With Me.” The schedule includes performances at Joe’s on Weed Street in Chicago and Buck Owens Crystal... Read more »
Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show Talk Nashville Roots - 05/12/2017 07:51 PM
Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show are celebrated and loved in music cities around the world. But to them, Nashville will always be home. Kesha is a native of the Tennessee capital, and although she is one of pop music’s most recognized artists, her country music roots run deep. Her mother Pebe Sebert co-wrote Dolly... Read more »
What Makes Luke Bryan Country? - 05/12/2017 06:29 PM
For the last month or so, Luke Bryan has been asking his fans, friends and followers what makes them country. They’ve pretty much inundated the country star with the reasons why they have country cred. Hanging at the river with awesome friends, eating Fisher scones at the state fair, driving dirt roads every day, living... Read more »
The Pratt-Stapleton Duet of 1987 Hit - 05/12/2017 05:49 PM
It’s no secret that actor Chris Pratt is a serious country fan. We’ve documented every moment he’s ever sung the praises of Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Garth Brooks and Chris Stapleton. But especially Stapleton. So when Pratt was as guest host on Monday’s (Dec. 4) Jimmy Kimmel Live, Stapleton was there to make duet dreams... Read more »
Man Up with Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” - 05/12/2017 05:04 PM
Oh, great. Another song about a girl who’s had one too many. That’s what I thought when I heard the title of Chris Janson‘s new song, “Drunk Girl.” I hated it before I ever heard it. Then I heard it. And now I can’t stop hearing it. It is quite possibly the most important song... Read more »
Garth Brooks Claims Top Album and Song This Week - 05/12/2017 04:35 PM
All hail Mr. Brooks — as the Garthman waves to us from atop both Billboard‘s country albums and country airplay charts. His reigning album is The Anthology: Part 1, the First Five Years, which debuted last week at No. 2. His champion song is “Ask Me How I Know.” It takes the crown after a... Read more »
George Strait Named 2018 Texan of the Year - 04/12/2017 09:32 PM
George Strait has been named the 2018 Texan of the Year for his efforts to aid Hurricane Harvey victims. To date, Strait’s charity initiatives have raised more than $50 million to support those affected by the storm. The Texas Legislative Conference will present the award to Strait during a reception on March 22 in New... Read more »
John Prine Confirms New Album and 2018 Tour - 04/12/2017 09:07 PM
Music legend John Prine will launch his 11-city 2018 tour at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on April 13. The new tour will support a forthcoming full-length album — his first collection of original songs since his Grammy-winning Fair & Square was released in 2005. Details on the new music will be announced... Read more »
Nashville Cast Announces Farewell Tour - 04/12/2017 07:21 PM
Nashville‘s six-show farewell tour in the U.K. will launch on April 14 in Birmingham, England. Cities on the schedule include Leeds, England; Glasgow, Scotland; Manchester, England; and Cardiff, Wales. The tour wraps on April 21 at the O2 Arena in London. The 2018 run will feature performances of live originals by Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack,... Read more »
Eddie Montgomery Plots Montgomery Gentry’s 2018 Tour - 04/12/2017 06:36 PM
Eddie Montgomery will return to the stage as Montgomery Gentry in 2018 for 25 performances supporting the new album Here’s To You (out Feb. 2). The tour marks the first Montgomery Gentry shows since the death of his longtime band mate Troy Gentry, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8. Gentry was... Read more »

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