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What’s the most-played country song of the past ten years? Well, the answer just might surprise you. Finishing ahead of smash hits like Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise” and Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Back Road,” it’s Jake Owen’s “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” from 2011.  Sam’s “Body” comes in second, while FGL’s at number…... Read More

Lee Brice maps out first UK run in 2020

Lee Brice is heading across the pond in 2020 for his first-ever tour of the United Kingdom. The four-date run kicks off July 7 in London, England, and moves on to Birmingham and Manchester, before wrapping on the 11th in Glasgow, Scotland. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Back in the…... Read More

Eric Church Doubles Down to become country's top touring act of 2019

Eric Church is country’s top touring artist of 2019, according to Billboard. The North Carolina native raked in more than $65 million, playing for more than 718,000 fans during 48 shows on his Double Down Tour. Florida Georgia Line is a close second, grossing nearly $53 million, though they played for more people,…... Read More

Country star trivia

Three years ago this week, Maren Morris was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Can you remember what she sang? ANSWER: The Hero hits "My Church" and "80s Mercedes." Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Nashville notes

Thomas Rhett guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. You can watch for him starting at 11:35 p.m. ET on CBS. If you missed Jason Aldean doing the 9 track, "Camouflage Hat," Tuesday on ABC's Strahan, Sara, and Keke, you can check it out online. Tyler Farr, Exile, Jamie O'Neal, Deborah Allen, 38 Special, and NSYNC's Chris Kirkpatrick are just some of the stars…... Read More

Real or fake? Thomas Rhett reveals the one aspect of Christmas where he and wife Lauren don't agree

This year, Thomas Rhett rolled out two holiday tunes, for the first time ever: an original he co-wrote titled "Christmas in the Country" and his cover of the classic, "The Christmas Song." He admits it's something his wife Lauren has wanted him to do "for a long time," and the time felt right, as the two are…... Read More

'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special' again, as his show re-airs on ABC

If you missed Brad Paisley’s first-ever network variety show when it premiered last week on ABC, you’ll have another chance to check it out later this month. Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special is set to re-air on Saturday, December 28 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. More than six million people tuned…... Read More

Dan + Shay didn't take

Dan + Shay are closing out the year by setting another record. Their hit with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours,” has just been certified platinum, making it the fastest-selling country single to reach sales of one million units this year. The collaboration, which just came out in October, is an international sensation as well. It’s…... Read More

Miranda Lambert wants to help you find a Christmas present for your pooch

If you’re looking for a holiday present for your pup, Miranda Lambert wants to help you. Her full line of MuttNation pet products are now available from Tractor Supply Company, both in stores and online. That includes four styles of beds with matching collars and leashes, plus toys, bandanas and water bowls. In…... Read More

Bring My Flowers Now: Tanya Tucker to headline CMT's 2020 Next Women of Country Tour

Tanya Tucker will headline the CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour in 2020, named after her Grammy-nominated song from her While I’m Livin’ album. Brandy Clark, Shooter Jennings, Aubrie Sellers, Erin Enderlin, Hailey Whitters, Madison Kozak, and Walker County will join Tanya for the run that kicks off February 5 in Vienna, Virginia. Tickets for most dates go…... Read More

Garth Brooks will spend 2020 in the

Garth Brooks isn’t done with his Dive Bar Tour after all. Monday night during his weekly Inside Studio G update on Facebook, he revealed he plans to continue the trek in 2020, along with his Stadium Tour, admitting he loves doing the smaller dates too much to quit. “You’re lucky enough to do…... Read More