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Shop with Stapleton at this year's CMA Fest

Chris Stapleton will open his own pop-up shop during this year's CMA Fest. 

The Stapleton store will be located in the venue known as "The G... Read More

Sam Hunt, Luke Bryan, Blake, Stapleton, Kelsea and Kelly Clarkson set to sing at this year's CMT Awards

Your first chance to see Sam Hunt perform his new single, "Downtown's Dead," on TV may very well be on next month's CMT Music Awards.

Sam is among the first performers confirmed to sing on this year's show, along wit... Read More

Country star trivia

Country Music Hall-of-Famer Randy Travis enjoyed his most recent #1 fifteen years ago this week, with this religious-themed tale about a farmer, a teacher, a preacher and a prostitute. Can you name it? ANSWER: "Three Wooden... Read More

It was just "Meant to Be": Bebe Rexha had never heard of Florida Georgia Line before they crafted their country/pop smash

"Meant to Be," Bebe Rexha's collaboration with Florida Georgia Line, isn't just a catchy pop hit: It's also the second-longest-running #1 hit in the history of the Billboard Hot... Read More

Darius Rucker steals a piece of "American Idol" runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson's "Johnny Cash Heart," as the two become "fast friends"

Caleb Lee Hutchinson might have missed out on winning American Idol -- his girlfriend Maddie Poppe ended up winning the crown --  but... Read More

Nashville notes

Keith Urban is set to sponsor the 32nd Annual Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament for the third year in a row in 2018. The fundraiser for United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee takes place August 20 at Nashville... Read More

Could you wear King George's crown? How to land a role in "Tennessee Whiskey: The Musical"

Do you have what it takes to play a young George Strait? If so, start working on your virtual audition now. 

A Broadway-style musical called Tennessee Whiskey is in the works, based on the life of ... Read More

Lauren Alaina, Michael Ray, Chris Janson and more join The Peach Pickers to support music education in Georgia

The trio of hit Nashville songwriters who call themselves The Peach Pickers will once again host the Georgia on My Mind benefit this summer to raise money for music education in their home state. Read More

"Meant to Be" "Cruise[s]" past FGL's debut single to set a new "Billboard" chart record

As Florida Georgia Line's "Meant to Be" spends its 25th week atop the Hot Country Songs chart, it officially passes "Cruise" as the duo's biggest hit ever on that particular Billboard ranking. 

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Could "Downtown's Dead" be a bigger hit for Sam Hunt than "Body Like a Back Road?"

If its first-week performance is any indication, Sam Hunt's "Downtown's Dead" could become a bigger hit than his record-breaking smash "Body Like a Back Road." 

Sam's new single debuts at #18 on BillboardRead More

Contribute to Maren Morris's vacation fund by supporting Luke Bryan's new single

Maren Morris happens to have a very personal interest in Luke Bryan's latest release.

Luke debuted "Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset" on the Read More

Brett Young gets "Life" lessons from Thomas Rhett, but leaves the wedding planning up to his fiancee

When Brett Young's not working his own Calville dates these days, he's opening Thomas Rhett's Life Changes Tour. 

The California native admits he's trying to pick up all he can from TR, who also... Read More

Country star trivia

In 1992, Wynonna Judd scored her first solo #1 with this song, which was also her first release without her mother Naomi. Can you name it? ANSWER: "She Is His Only Need." ... Read More

Luke Combs is "One Number Away" from #1, as he sells out arenas with Aldean

With a couple weekends' worth of capacity crowds already in the books, Jason Aldean's High Noon Neon Tour is already off to a pretty spectacular start.

"It's been really fun," opener Luke Combs ... Read More