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Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Dead At 90

Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Dead At 90

Country music legend Loretta Lynn died on Tuesday, October 4. She was 90 years old. According to a statement from her family, Lynn passed away in her sleep at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. "Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully this morning, October 4th, in her sleep at home at her beloved… ... Continue Reading
HARDY Sustains 'Significant Injuries' In Tour Bus Crash

HARDY Sustains 'Significant Injuries' In Tour Bus Crash

HARDY was hospitalized after sustaining injuries in a road accident involving the tour bus he was travelling in. The bus overturned before dawn on Interstate 40 West, outside Nashville, on Sunday, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. "Following last night's show, our tour bus was in an accident on our way home from Bristol. There… ... Continue Reading
Parker McCollum To Return To RodeoHouston For Opening Day

Parker McCollum To Return To RodeoHouston For Opening Day

Parker McCollum will return to RodeoHouston to headline for Opening Day of the 2023 Rodeo on February 28. For the first time in 2023, the Rodeo will host a special Opening Day celebration that includes a performance by a local band on the Stars Over Texas Stage, presented by Phillips 66, and closing out with… ... Continue Reading
Maren Morris Creates New Shirt For GLAAD's Annual #SpiritDay

Maren Morris Creates New Shirt For GLAAD's Annual #SpiritDay

Marren Morris has launched a new shirt that reads "You Have A Seat at This Table" for GLAAD's annual #SpiritDay, which falls on October 20. The phrase is emblazoned in the shape of a heart. 100% of the proceeds will go to GLAAD's work to support LGBTQ youth. Morris is also working with Fandiem on… ... Continue Reading
LeAnn Rimes Share Intimate 'Spaceship' Video Directed By Husband Eddie Cibrian

LeAnn Rimes Share Intimate 'Spaceship' Video Directed By Husband Eddie Cibrian

LeAnn Rimes recently released a video for "Spaceship," a song from her new album God's Work. The intimate visual features Rimes' husband Eddie Cibrian. Rimes, who wrote and produced the song with Darrell Brown, co-produced the video with Cibrian and Brown. Cibrian directed the video and edited it alongside Julian Andraus. Tonia Wallander served as… ... Continue Reading
Morgan Wade Announces 2023 Headlining 'No Signs Of Slowing Down Tour'

Morgan Wade Announces 2023 Headlining 'No Signs Of Slowing Down Tour'

Rising country star Morgan Wade has announced her headlining "No Signs of Slowing Down Tour" for next year. The two-month-long trek will kick off in Louisville, Kentucky, on February 24, and wrap up in her home state of Virginia on April 16. Riding on the success of her popular album Reckless, Wade was recently named… ... Continue Reading
Jimmy Buffett Postpones, Cancels Tour Dates Due To Health Issues

Jimmy Buffett Postpones, Cancels Tour Dates Due To Health Issues

Jimmy Buffet has announced that due to health issues and brief hospitalization, he will need to refrain from touring for the rest of the year. Doctors have advised him to take rest, and in the meantime, recuperate and heal. Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band have rescheduled their three concerts to next year: 10/8 -… ... Continue Reading
Martina McBride's Country Music Hall Of Fame Exhibit Extended Through July 2023

Martina McBride's Country Music Hall Of Fame Exhibit Extended Through July 2023

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is extending its "Martina McBride: The Power of Her Voice" exhibit through July 2023. The exhibit opened last year and was scheduled to close in August 2022. However, the Country Music Hall Of Fame has decided to extend the exhibit in honor of Martina McBride's 30th anniversary… ... Continue Reading
CMT To Honor Alan Jackson As 'Artist Of A Lifetime'

CMT To Honor Alan Jackson As 'Artist Of A Lifetime'

CMT will honor Alan Jackson as "Artist of a Lifetime" during its 2022 "Artist Of The Year" celebration that will premiere at 9p/8c on October 14, on CMT. "I believe I've made more videos than just about anybody, and I know how important they have been in bringing my songs to life for the fans,… ... Continue Reading
Chris Janson Signs With Big Machine Label Group

Chris Janson Signs With Big Machine Label Group

Big Machine Label Group has announced the signing of Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Chris Janson to BMLG Records in partnership with Janson's Harpeth 60 Records. The acclaimed entertainer joins the imprint alongside other artists such as Lady A, Brett Young, Riley Green and his young new protégé, Shane Profitt. After signing the deal, Janson returned to the… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Reportedly Turned Down Offer To Perform At Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

Taylor Swift Reportedly Turned Down Offer To Perform At Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

Taylor Swift reportedly turned down an offer to perform at the Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime show, scheduled to take place on February 12, 2023 at Glendale Arizona's State Farm Stadium. Swift was reportedly approached months ago by Super Bowl honchos, asking if she'd headline. According to TMZ, Swift declined the opportunity to perform… ... Continue Reading
Luke Bryan Adds 2023 Dates To Las Vegas Residency

Luke Bryan Adds 2023 Dates To Las Vegas Residency

Country superstar Luke Bryan has added 2023 dates to his Las Vegas Residency. The five-time entertainer of the year added twelve more dates for "Luke Bryan: Vegas" due to ticket demand for the headlining engagement at Resorts World Theatre. "I love doing these headlining shows in Vegas because the intimate room at Resorts World allows… ... Continue Reading
Mickey Guyton Joins Metallica On 'Nothing Else Matters' At Global Citizen Festival

Mickey Guyton Joins Metallica On 'Nothing Else Matters' At Global Citizen Festival

Mickey Guyton joined Metallica onstage to perform "Nothing Else Matters," when the band was playing a set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City's Central Park on Saturday night (September 24). Guyton, who was invited by Metallica during their performance, had played at the festival earlier in the day. "Finally a real singer!"… ... Continue Reading
John Prine, Patsy Cline & More To Be Inducted Into Music City Walk Of Fame

John Prine, Patsy Cline & More To Be Inducted Into Music City Walk Of Fame

Four legends of Music City will be posthumously inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame next month. Country-folk and Americana singer-songwriter John Prine; influential country and pop vocalist Patsy Cline; Dr. Paul T. Kwami, musical director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers for 28 years; and industry executive Ed Hardy will be honored at the… ... Continue Reading
Florida Georgia Line To Release 'Greatest Hits' Album

Florida Georgia Line To Release 'Greatest Hits' Album

Florida Georgia Line are set to drop their first Greatest Hits album on Glass Clear LP vinyl on October 28 through Target. The compilation album will feature 14 tracks. Florida Georgia Line are a country music duo founded in 2010 by Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley. Their 2012 debut single "Cruise" became a major hit… ... Continue Reading
Kelsea Ballerini Teams Up With Carly Pearce, Kelly Clarkson On 'You're Drunk, Go Home'

Kelsea Ballerini Teams Up With Carly Pearce, Kelly Clarkson On 'You're Drunk, Go Home'

Kelsea Ballerini has teamed up with Carly Pearce and Kelly Clarkson for a new collaborative track "You're Drunk, Go Home," a song from her latest album, Subject To Change. The song, which was released on Friday (September 23), finds Ballerini moving away from her usual pop/country groves and leaning heavily into a '90s traditional country… ... Continue Reading
Martina McBride Announces Dates For 12th Annual The Joy Of Christmas Tour

Martina McBride Announces Dates For 12th Annual The Joy Of Christmas Tour

Martina McBride has announced upcoming dates for her 12th annual The Joy of Christmas Tour. Kicking off the tour on November 26 in Greensboro, North Carolina, McBride will once again hit the road to celebrate the holiday season in what has become a favored tradition. "This is the 12th year of doing the Joy Of… ... Continue Reading
Noah Cyrus Duets With Dad Billy Ray Cyrus On Emotional 'Noah (Stand Still)'

Noah Cyrus Duets With Dad Billy Ray Cyrus On Emotional 'Noah (Stand Still)'

Noah Cyrus recently released a new duet version of "Noah (Stand Still)," featuring her dad Billy Ray Cyrus. The track sees Cyrus reflecting on advice she received from her father while she was battling her Xanax addiction. "Death upon my doorstep, if I took just one more step/ There'd be nothin' left of me except… ... Continue Reading
Tyler Hubbard Shares Video For 'Inside And Out'

Tyler Hubbard Shares Video For 'Inside And Out'

Tyler Hubbard recently shared a music video for his new song "Inside And Out," which features on his recently-released six-track album, Dancin' In The Country. Speaking about the new video, Hubbard said, "This is one of my favorite songs, and I'm really excited for people to hear and see the message behind it through the… ... Continue Reading
'Heal The Music Day' To Feature Chris & Morgane Stapleton, Lauren Daigle, Keith Urban & More

'Heal The Music Day' To Feature Chris & Morgane Stapleton, Lauren Daigle, Keith Urban & More

Chris & Morgane Stapleton, Lauren Daigle, Keith Urban, Rodney Crowell, Ronnie Dunn, Tina Parol, Vince Gill and Wiatr & Associates are among the artists participating in the fifth annual "Heal The Music Day" on October 21 to raise awareness and funding to support the Music Health Alliance (MHA). In just nine years, MHA has provided… ... Continue Reading