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Brett Young's 'In Case You Didn't Know' Certified 8x Platinum

Brett Young's 'In Case You Didn't Know' Certified 8x Platinum

Brett Young's smash hit "In Case You Didn't Know" has been certified 8X Platinum by the RIAA. The song is one of the only three country songs in the past 5 years to achieve the 8X multi-Plantinum certification. Young co-wrote the song along with Trent Tomlinson and Tyler Reeve. The song was released to radio… ... Continue Reading
Ryan Hurd Shares 'Pass It On' Video Featuring Cameo From Wife Maren Morris

Ryan Hurd Shares 'Pass It On' Video Featuring Cameo From Wife Maren Morris

Ryan Hurd recently released a video for "Pass It On," a single from his debut album, Pelago, which arrived last year. The video, directed by Nicki Fletcher and Mason Allen, features a cameo from Hurd's wife Maren Morris. It opens with Hurd walking into an almost empty roller skating rink and showcasing his skill. Morris… ... Continue Reading
Tim McGraw To Headline Boots & Brews Festival Series Finale In Ventura

Tim McGraw To Headline Boots & Brews Festival Series Finale In Ventura

CBF Productions has announced that Tim McGraw will headline the last instalment of this year's Boots & Brews Country Music Festival series. The multi-Grammy Award-winning entertainer, author and actor is scheduled to perform at Surfer's Point LIVE at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in California on October 14. Michael Ray and Bailey Zimmerman are also set… ... Continue Reading
Reba McEntire To Reunite With Melissa Peterman For Lifetime Movie 'The Hammer'

Reba McEntire To Reunite With Melissa Peterman For Lifetime Movie 'The Hammer'

A new Lifetime movie, in which Reba McEntire reunites with "Reba" castmate Melissa Peterman, is set to release later this year. McEntire is also the executive producer of this made-for-TV film, titled Reba McEntire's The Hammer. The country music superstar and her "Reba" sitcom co-star will be starring as sisters who find themselves entangled in… ... Continue Reading
Cole Swindell To Play Target Field's First-Ever Postgame Concert

Cole Swindell To Play Target Field's First-Ever Postgame Concert

Country superstar Cole Swindell is scheduled to perform at Minneapolis' Target Field on Thursday, August 4, following a game between the Minnesota Twins and the Toronto Blue Jays. Swindell will play a full 75-minute set, which will be the the first-ever post-game concert at Target Field. Target Field has hosted 17 concerts and music festivals… ... Continue Reading
Garth Brooks To Release 'The Anthology 2: The Next Five Years' This Fall

Garth Brooks To Release 'The Anthology 2: The Next Five Years' This Fall

Garth Brooks has revealed that he will be releasing the latest edition of his anthology book/CD series, The Anthology 2: The Next Five Years, in November. Brooks has already released the inaugural anthology set, which covered the first five years of his career, and Anthology 3, which featured never-before-seen live concert moments. Anthology 2 chronicles… ... Continue Reading
Luke Combs Opens Up About Struggles With Weight

Luke Combs Opens Up About Struggles With Weight

Country star Luke Combs has opened up about his struggles with weight and how earnestly he wants to get healthy for his newborn son. In an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, Combs revealed that he has been overweight partly because of his unhealthy food habits. "It was always something that's bugged me.… ... Continue Reading
Brantley Gilbert, Carly Pearce To Headline Grand Ole Prix Show

Brantley Gilbert, Carly Pearce To Headline Grand Ole Prix Show

Brantley Gilbert and Carly Pearce have been confirmed as the headliners for the Grand Ole Prix show at the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix on Sunday, August 7. Fellow Big Machine Label Group artists Midland and Callista Clark will join Gilbert and Pearce during the Grand Ole Prix, which is a special outdoor downtown… ... Continue Reading
Kelly Clarkson Delivers Powerful Cover Of Alanis Morissette's 'Ironic'

Kelly Clarkson Delivers Powerful Cover Of Alanis Morissette's 'Ironic'

Kelly Clarkson performed a powerful cover of Alanis Morissette's "Ironic" during the "Kellyoke" segment of a recent episode of "The Kelly Clarkson Show." "It's like rain on your wedding day / It's a free ride when you've already paid / It's the good advice that you just didn't take / And who would've thought. it… ... Continue Reading
Garth Brooks To Be Honored With Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award

Garth Brooks To Be Honored With Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) has announced that Garth Brooks will be the next recipient of the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award. He will be honored at the annual Nashville Songwriter Awards ceremony, to be held on September 20 at the Ryman Auditorium. The Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed to an individual… ... Continue Reading
Shania Twain, Brad Paisley Among 2022 Nominees For Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Shania Twain, Brad Paisley Among 2022 Nominees For Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Shania Twain and Brad Paisley are among 12 nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2022. Since the release of her debut album 1993, Twain has placed 22 self-penned Top 20 songs on the Billboard charts. Twain was named NSAI's 1998 Songwriter/Artist of the Year as well as BMI's 1999 Country Songwriter of… ... Continue Reading
Ashley McBryde Taking 'A Few Weeks' Off From The Road For Personal Reasons

Ashley McBryde Taking 'A Few Weeks' Off From The Road For Personal Reasons

Country singer Ashley McBryde is taking "a few weeks" off from touring due to personal reasons. "Thank you all for the well wishes. For personal reasons, Ashley will not be performing for a few weeks," her team announced on social media. "We will share more details regarding when she will be back on the road… ... Continue Reading
Maddie & Tae Share New Single 'Every Night Every Morning'

Maddie & Tae Share New Single 'Every Night Every Morning'

Country music duo Maddie & Tae recently dropped a new single, "Every Night Every Morning." The song was written by Maddie & Tae along with Jonathan Singleton and Brock Berryhill, while the track was produced by Derek Wells and Jimmy Robbins. "Every Night Every Morning" is the first look at Maddie & Tae's upcoming project… ... Continue Reading
Kip Moore Shares Electrifying New Single 'Fire On Wheels'

Kip Moore Shares Electrifying New Single 'Fire On Wheels'

Kip Moore recently dropped a new rock-influenced country song, "Fire on Wheels," his first song of the year. The song, which is his first original release since "Good Life" dropped in 2021, was co-written and co-produced by Moore and The Cadillac Three's Jaren Johnston. "I'm talkin' Alabama, New Orleans to Mississippi Chicago, where the girls… ... Continue Reading
Brantley Gilbert & Jelly Roll Share Duet 'Son Of The Dirty South'

Brantley Gilbert & Jelly Roll Share Duet 'Son Of The Dirty South'

Brantley Gilbert and Jelly Roll have teamed up for a new duet, "Son Of The Dirty South." "My new song #SonOfTheDirtySouth featuring @jellyroll615 is OUT NOW. Couldn't wait to release this one.." Gilbert announced on Instagram. "Y'all are gonna want to crank it #BGNation. Thanks to my man Jelly for blowing this one out of… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Shares 'Carolina' From 'Where The Crawdads Sing' Soundtrack

Taylor Swift Shares 'Carolina' From 'Where The Crawdads Sing' Soundtrack

Taylor Swift recently released "Carolina", the original song she penned for the Where the Crawdads Sing film soundtrack. "Into the mist, into the clouds / No, you didn't see me here," croons Swift. "They'll make a fest, I'll make it count / Carolina knows." Swift wrote on social media, "About a year & half ago… ... Continue Reading
Kris Kristofferson To Release New Album 'Live At Gilley's'

Kris Kristofferson To Release New Album 'Live At Gilley's'

Kris Kristofferson is set to release a brand new collection of previously unreleased live recordings, titled Live At Gilley's. Kris Kristofferson Live at Gilley's - Pasadena, TX: September 15th, 1981 is set to drop on September 2 via New West Records . The live album includes 15 previously unreleased recordings from the final night of… ... Continue Reading
Jimmie Allen & Lindsay Ell Share Video For 'Tequila Talkin'

Jimmie Allen & Lindsay Ell Share Video For 'Tequila Talkin'

Jimmy Allen and Lindsay Ell recently released a music video for "Tequila Talkin'," their collaboration from Allen's Bettie James Gold Edition project, which arrived last year. The energetic video, which also features Teamwork, begins with Ell picking up a ringing payphone and saying, "Hello?" after which he and Allen start singing. "Please ignore me /… ... Continue Reading
Kacey Musgraves Shares Cover Of 'Can't Help Falling In Love' From 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Kacey Musgraves Shares Cover Of 'Can't Help Falling In Love' From 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Kacey Musgraves recently shared her cover of "Can't Help Falling In Love" from the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic, Elvis. The biopic, which explores the relationship between the late rock icon and his manager Colonel Tom Parker, was released in the U.S. on Friday June 24. The film stars Austin Butler in the… ... Continue Reading
Brad Paisley To Headline Boots & Brews Country Music Festival

Brad Paisley To Headline Boots & Brews Country Music Festival

Country Music superstar Brad Paisley will stage a headline performance at the Boots & Brews Country Music Festival on September 3. CBF Productions said it will later announce a star-studded lineup that includes some of the most sought-after country artists. Tasty food vendors and local craft brews are the other attractions of the festival, to… ... Continue Reading