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Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde's 'Never Wanted To Be That Girl' Hits No. 1 On Country Airplay Chart

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde's 'Never Wanted To Be That Girl' Hits No. 1 On Country Airplay Chart

Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde's "Never Wanted to Be That Girl" surged to No.1 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart dated May 14. According to Luminate, the song logged 23.4 million audio impressions in the tracking week ended May 8, recording a 15 percent jump over the previous week. Pearce and McBryde co-wrote "Never Wanted to… ... Continue Reading
Midland Announce 'The Last Resort: Greetings From' Tour

Midland Announce 'The Last Resort: Greetings From' Tour

Midland have announced a new headlining fall tour in support of their most recent album The Last Resort: Greetings From. The 13-stop tour kicks off on September 23 at Arizona's Tucson Arena and concludes on November 18 at Seattle's Showbox SoDo. The Last Resort: Greetings From, the band's third studio album, dropped on May 6,… ... Continue Reading
Elle King, Dierks Bentley Reunite On New Single 'Worth A Shot'

Elle King, Dierks Bentley Reunite On New Single 'Worth A Shot'

A new song featuring Elle King and Dierks Bentley, "Worth a Shot," was released on Friday, May 13. "Worth a Shot," which chronicles the story of two lovers who've been drifting apart and find themselves contemplating an emotional reconnection over several adult beverages, was written by Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Ross Copperman. "Dierks took… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood To Help Grand Ole Opry Kick Off CMA Fest Week

Carrie Underwood To Help Grand Ole Opry Kick Off CMA Fest Week

Grand Ole Opry members Carrie Underwood and the Oak Ridge Boys are set to help kick off the upcoming CMA Fest week on June 7. Underwood and the Oak Ridge Boys will be assisted by Jon Pardi, Henry Cho and upcoming June Opry NextStage artist Morgan Wade. Highlights of the special "unofficial kick-off to CMA… ... Continue Reading
Garth Brooks Stadium Tour Coming To Buffalo

Garth Brooks Stadium Tour Coming To Buffalo

Garth Brooks' Stadium Tour is coming to Buffalo. Brooks will perform at Highmark Stadium on July 23 at 7 p.m. The show will be the country music artist's first time at the home of the Buffalo Bills and his first appearance in Buffalo in seven years. This will be the last Stadium Tour appearance in… ... Continue Reading
Life Of Johnny Cash To Be Explored In New Musical

Life Of Johnny Cash To Be Explored In New Musical

A new musical exploring the life of the late country giant Johnny Cash is expected to come to Broadway. Titled "Johnny & June," in reference to Cash's longtime partner and musical collaborator June Carter Cash, the musical is being directed by Des McAnuff. Media mogul and former Sony music boss Tommy Mottola is producing the… ... Continue Reading
Brantley Gilbert, Jelly Roll Teaming Up For 'Son Of The Dirty South' Summer Tour

Brantley Gilbert, Jelly Roll Teaming Up For 'Son Of The Dirty South' Summer Tour

Brantley Gilbert is teaming up with Jelly Roll for the "Summer 2022 Son of the Dirty South Tour." The trek will kick off on June 30 at Daily's Place in Jacksonville, Florida, and will conclude on August 27 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, Mississippi. Pillbox Patti will join the trek as an opening act. "I… ... Continue Reading
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 has revealed its star-studded lineup, which includes headliners Paramore, Lil Nas X, P!nk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chicks, SZA, Kacey Musgraves and Flume. This year's event is scheduled to take place over two weekends at Austin's Zilker Park, with bands playing across 9 stages on October 7-9 and… ... Continue Reading
MGK, Dan + Shay Join Lineup Of Performers At BBMAs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out

MGK, Dan + Shay Join Lineup Of Performers At BBMAs, Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Out

Machine Gun Kelly and Dan + Shay have joined the lineup of performers at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, while Red Hot Chili Peppers have dropped off. It will be MGK's performance debut at the BBMAs. The rapper-turned-rocker entered the Billboard 200 at No. 1 last month with his sixth album, Mainstream Sellout. Meanwhile, the… ... Continue Reading
Brothers Osborne To Play On-Track Concert Before Ally 400

Brothers Osborne To Play On-Track Concert Before Ally 400

Country music duo Brothers Osborne, who won their first Grammy Award last month, will hit the stage and entertain fans at Nashville Superspeedway prior to the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on June 26. Brothers Osborne siblings John and TJ Osborne will perform at approximately 2 p.m. from the pre-race concert stage located on… ... Continue Reading
Sam Hunt's Pregnant Wife Reportedly Calls Off Divorce

Sam Hunt's Pregnant Wife Reportedly Calls Off Divorce

Country star Sam Hunt and his pregnant wife have reportedly called off their divorce. According to TMZ, Sam's wife, Hannah Lee Fowler, asked the court to dismiss the divorce case last month. It seems that the couple is giving their marriage another chance. TMZ says that Hunt and his wife have been spotted together walking… ... Continue Reading
Dylan Scott, Jimmie Allen Join Forces On 'In Our Blood'

Dylan Scott, Jimmie Allen Join Forces On 'In Our Blood'

Dylan Scott and Jimmie Allen have teamed up for an emotional new song, "In Our Blood." The song was co-written by Matt McGinn, David Fanning, and Brad Rempel. "In Our Blood" will feature on Scott's upcoming sophomore album, Livin' My Best Life, which is due August 5. The 16-track LP includes previously released songs "Can't… ... Continue Reading
Kelly Clarkson Covers The Smiths' 'How Soon Is Now?'

Kelly Clarkson Covers The Smiths' 'How Soon Is Now?'

Kelly Clarkson performed a cover of English rock band The Smith's "How Soon Is Now" during the "Kellyoke" segment of Monday, May 9's episode of "The Kelly Clarkson Show." "I am the son and the heir/ Of a shyness that is criminally vulgar/ I am the son and heir of nothing in particular/ You shut… ... Continue Reading
Ashley Judd Reveals Mother Naomi Judd Died From Self-Inflicted Firearm Wound

Ashley Judd Reveals Mother Naomi Judd Died From Self-Inflicted Firearm Wound

Naomi Judd, the legendary country music star and one half of The Judds, died of a self-inflicted firearm wound, her daughter Ashley Judd revealed. Naomi breathed her last on April 30, just one day before her scheduled induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame along with her other daughter Wynona Judd. Ashley disclosed the… ... Continue Reading
Gabby Barrett Reveals She's Pregnant With Second Child

Gabby Barrett Reveals She's Pregnant With Second Child

Gabby Barrett took to social media on Mother's Day (May 8) to share that she's pregnant with her second child and also reveal the baby's gender. "My son," she captioned her post on Instagram, along with an emoji of a blue heart. "Another LIFE we get to love and cherish," the singer continued. "Happy Mother's… ... Continue Reading
Craig Morgan Announces Fall 'God, Family, Country' Tour

Craig Morgan Announces Fall 'God, Family, Country' Tour

Country singer-songwriter Craig Morgan has announced the dates for his upcoming U.S. tour this Fall. The tour, organized in collaboration with non-profit organization Operation Finally Home, is titled "Operation Finally Home Welcomes the 'God, Family, Country Tour' With Craig Morgan." The tour is in support of Morgan's 2020 album, God, Family, Country. It features 11… ... Continue Reading
Garth Brooks Announces Second Stadium Tour Show In Edmonton

Garth Brooks Announces Second Stadium Tour Show In Edmonton

Country music legend Garth Brooks has announced a second Stadium Tour show in Edmonton. The new opening night concert at the Canadian Commonwealth Stadium will be held on June 24, at 7 p.m. The second night will be held the next day, at the same time. The June 25 concert sold out in 45 minutes.… ... Continue Reading
Midland, Jon Pardi Team Up For New Drinking Song 'Longneck Way To Go'

Midland, Jon Pardi Team Up For New Drinking Song 'Longneck Way To Go'

Midland have teamed up with Jon Pardi for their new drinking song, "Longneck Way to Go." "I got a long, longneck way to go / Well, these heartbreak beers, they go down fast / But this getting over you's sure going down slow / And it's closing in on closing time and I ain't even… ... Continue Reading
Morgan Wallen Shares Personal New Song 'Thought You Should Know'

Morgan Wallen Shares Personal New Song 'Thought You Should Know'

Morgan Wallen has dropped a personal new song, "Thought You Should Know," which the country singer dedicated to his mom, Lesli. Wallen co-wrote the song with Miranda Lambert and Nicolle Galyon. The song is a thank you letter to his mom for her selfless love and care. "What's goin' on, Mama? / Something just dawned… ... Continue Reading
Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert & More To Perform At 2022 BBMAs

Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert & More To Perform At 2022 BBMAs

Additional artists in the lineup of performers for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards have been unveiled. They include Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Becky G and the collaboration of Elle King and Miranda Lambert. This will be Scott's first awards show appearance since the Astroworld Music Festival tragedy, in which 10 people were killed and dozens… ... Continue Reading