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After the Sunburn, Kip Moore's hitting the road this fall

Kip Moore will hit the road on his cleverly-titled After the Sunburn Tour this fall, with newcomers Jordan Davis, Jillian Jacqueline, The Wild Feathers and Caroline Jones joining him along the way.  “Anyone who knows me, knows that the live show means everything to us,” Kip says. “It’s where we get to thank our die-hard fans that…... Read More

Dan + Shay will serve "Tequila" and more later this month on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

Dan + Shay will be serving up late night shots of “Tequila” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! later this month. In addition to playing their multi-week #1 on the L.A. show’s outdoor stage on July 31, it’s a good bet we’ll also find out what their new single from their self-titled third album will…... Read More

Kenny Chesney sets a "Billboard" record, as "Get Along" becomes his 30th #1

This week, Kenny Chesney’s “Get Along” ascends to the top spot on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart, becoming his 30th #1. That makes him the artist with the most chart toppers in the history of the ranking, according to his label.  “I can’t think of a better song to set a record,” the…... Read More

Island Strong: Kenny Chesney & the No Shoes Nation shotski that survived Hurricane Irma

If you're not familiar with a shotski -- basically a ski with several shot glasses attached to it -- all you need do to get a look at one is check out the cover of Kenny Chesney's Live in No Shoes Nation album. The cover photo was taken at Arrowhead…... Read More

Country star trivia

Two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Kathy Mattea scored four number-ones at the height of her popularity: "Goin' Gone," "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses," "Come from the Heart," and "Burnin' Old Memories." Though she has five gold albums to her credit, only one of her records has been certified platinum.…... Read More

Nashville notes

The new album from two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Kathy Mattea arrives September 7. Though the Kickstarter campaign for the independent record Pretty Bird is already fully funded, you can check out the remaining incentives online. You can also preview the track, "I Can't Stand Up Alone," on YouTube. Tune in to watch Michael Ray make…... Read More

"Coming Home": How Keith Urban's conspiring to give the late Merle Haggard his first #1 since the 80s

If Keith Urban's top-five hit "Coming Home" makes it to the top of the chart, it'll be the first #1 for the late Merle Haggard since 1987's "Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star." The latest single from Graffiti U was inspired by Merle's 1968 classic, "Mama Tried," and includes the song's signature…... Read More

Aaron Watson prepares to go "Live at the World's Biggest Rodeo Show" on the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey

Aaron Watson’s new album was recorded Live at the World’s Biggest Rodeo Show. The Texas hitmaker laid down the thirteen-track set in front of 65,000 people on the opening night of Rodeo Houston in 2017. Aaron’s first live project in more than a decade includes his very first top ten on…... Read More

Coming soon: Eric Church is a "Desperate Man" on a mission in new video

The video for Eric Church’s new single, “Desperate Man,” will debut early Monday morning on Amazon Music at 3:01 a.m. ET. The “cinematic and high-flying video” co-stars Eric's collaborator, Texas singer/songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard, and finds Eric on a “mission to fight for what’s right.” The full Desperate Man album won’t arrive until October 5, but…... Read More

CMA Fest 2019: How to score the best seats for country music's biggest party

CMA Fest 2018 will live again on Wednesday, August 8, as the annual three-hour music special airs on ABC. But if you’re planning to come to Nashville for the 2019 edition of country music’s largest gathering, it’s time to get out your calendar. CMA Fest 2019 starts Thursday, June 6,…... Read More

Chris Janson is ready to go "Front and Center at the Big Apple's Opry City Stage

When Chris Janson takes over New York City’s Opry City Stage on July 23, he’ll not only be doing a concert, he’ll also be recording an episode of Front and Center. It’ll be the first time the PBS series has shot a show at the Grand Ole Opry’s home-away-from-home in the Big Apple.…... Read More

Cole Swindell unleashes all the details on "All of It"

As Cole Swindell’s latest hit, “Break Up in the End,” makes its way into country’s top 20, the Georgia native is releasing both the cover and the track listing for his third album. The artwork for All of It shows Cole in an outdoor setting, wearing his signature ball cap and a bomber…... Read More

BBQ & country music: Brett Eldredge heads home to Illinois for the Windy City Smokeout this weekend

Brett Eldredge loves his home state so much, he even called his second album Illinois. So it follows that the "Love Someone" singer is pretty excited about his gig in the Land of Lincoln this weekend. "Windy City [Smokeout], I'm headlining that," Brett explains. "I started playing that a long time ago,…... Read More

Country star trivia

Five years ago this week, this three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year became the first country artist to headline Boston's Fenway Park. Can you name the Georgia-born singer? ANSWER: Jason Aldean. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More