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Carrie Underwood makes country music history as "Cry Pretty" debuts at No. 1: "I couldn’t be more proud"

Carrie Underwood has something happy to cry about. Her latest album Cry Pretty has debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, making her the only female country artist to achieve the feat four times.  Cry Pretty dropped on Sept.14 and has sold 266,000 equivalent album units. About 251,000…... Read More

Watch Willie, Stapleton and Kacey play Farm Aid 2018 on Saturday

Farm Aid 2018 is one day away: The day-long festival is taking place in Hartford, Connecticut this Saturday, September 22. Tickets are sold out through official channels but still available on StubHub and CraigsList, and the multi-artist hoedown is the perfect event for a road trip. However, if you're unable…... Read More

Listen now: Luke Combs and Leon Bridges can't get "Beyond" their "Beautiful Crazy" collaboration

When they filmed their episode of CMT Crossroads earlier this year, Luke Combs and R&B singer Leon Bridges had such great musical chemistry that the two are now releasing some joint songs. You can now stream or download the live, collaborative versions of Bridges’ hit, “Beyond,” as well as the Luke fan favorite “Beautiful Crazy.” "Leon…... Read More

Newcomer Jimmie Allen takes listeners back to "Mercury Lane" on debut album

With his debut single, “Best Shot,” now in the top 20, newcomer Jimmie Allen’s first full-length album is set to follow next month. Mercury Lane will arrive October 12 and is named for the street where the Delaware native grew up. “Mercury Lane is where my journey began,” Jimmie explains. “All of…... Read More

'I Serve a Savior': Josh Turner's first gospel album comes out next month

Josh Turner will release his first-ever gospel album on October 26, titled I Serve a Savior. The South Carolina native says it’s a dream come true, and something his fans have been requesting for a long time. “My faith is the most important thing to me,” Josh explains. “I want people to…... Read More

Eric Church will Double Down on 2019 tour

Eric Church is doubling down during his 2019 tour. Just as he did on 2017’s Holdin’ My Own trek, the Chief will have no opening act for next year’s shows. On the Double Down Tour, however, he’ll do two different concerts on back-to-back nights in each city, with one notable exception:…... Read More

Country star trivia

Faith Hill celebrates her 51st birthday on Friday. Can you recall the title of the 1993 debut album by the "Mississippi Girl?" ANSWER: Take Me As I Am. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Move over, Brad Paisley and Simon Cowell: Carrie Underwood's 3-year-old steals the show at the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Brad Paisley and Simon Cowell both turned out to praise Carrie Underwood on Thursday, at the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But it was Carrie's three-year-old Isaiah -- dressed in black vest, bow tie and jeans -- who stole the show. "We were having the worst American Idol season...ever...," Simon explained, recalling the first…... Read More

Nashville notes

Blake Shelton's "I'll Name the Dogs" took home the Song of the Year honor at Thursday night's first-ever Nashville Songwriter Awards at the historic Ryman Auditorium. LANCO's multi-week #1, "Greatest Love Story," has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. Hunter Hayes gets animated in his new video for "One Shot."…... Read More

Eric Church seems to "Pledge Allegiance to the Hag" with "Jukebox and a Bar"

Eric Church’s 2006 debut album, Sinners Like Me, features a duet with Merle Haggard on the track, “Pledge Allegiance to the Hag,” and he seems to be doing that again on the new song “Jukebox and a Bar.” The Chief’s latest preview of his Desperate Man album marries a hardcore honky tonk sound with a…... Read More

Jennifer Nettles has "99" reasons you should watch "Live with Kelly & Ryan" on Friday

Jennifer Nettles is currently climbing the country chart with Sugarland on the Taylor-Swift-penned hit, “Babe,” but on Friday, she’ll be focusing on another duet partner besides Kristian Bush. Jennifer will team up with pop uber-vocalist Josh Groban to do a song from his new album, Bridges, on Friday's Live with Kelly & Ryan. “TV Performance Alert,” Jennifer tweeted. “Tomorrow, I’m…... Read More