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'Garth & Trisha Live!' will re-broadcast due to massive viewer demand

Earlier this week, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood staged a live concert from their home recording studio. Called Garth & Trisha Live!, the hour-long acoustic set list was constructed entirely from fan requests. The special aired on CBS, an idea spawned from Garth and Trisha initially attempting to host a live concert over Garth’s live…... Read More

2020 CMT Awards moves to October amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 CMT Awards, originally scheduled for June 3, will now take place on October 14. The postponement comes in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, as well as the tornadoes that ravaged middle Tennessee and Nashville in early March.  “Our top priority this last month has been rebuilding our…... Read More

'One of Them Girls': Lee Brice selects his next radio single

Lee Brice is headed back to country radio this month with a brand-new song, “One of Them Girls.” The tune will be available beginning April 10.  The song was the product of a “emergency songwriting session” that Lee called at two o’clock in the morning, enlisting an all-star songwriting cast including Ashley…... Read More

Loretta Lynn tributes an old friend in new rendition of Patsy Cline’s 'I Fall to Pieces'

Loretta Lynn puts a new spin on Patsy Cline’s 1961 classic “I Fall to Pieces” on a new recording of the song that's tied to her forthcoming book, Me & Patsy Kickin’ Up Dust.  It’s a special song to Loretta: She’s been performing “I Fall to Pieces” for decades, beginning with a 1961…... Read More

Most people don’t change, but 'Some People Do': Old Dominion’s new music video is about redemption

Old Dominion teamed up with Jason Schneidman, a celebrity groomer who also cuts hair for the homeless, for the music video for their latest single, “Some People Do.”  Jason’s connection to helping those in need is personal: He was previously homeless, and overcame drug addiction after a stint in rehab. Now, he…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this date in 1971, two of country music’s best-loved duet partners hit #1 on the charts with their song, “After the Fire is Gone.” Can you name them? ANSWER: Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty. Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Miranda Lambert reschedules final ten dates on 2020 Wildcard Tour

Miranda Lambert began her 2020 Wildcard Tour back in January, but in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, she’s putting the brakes on the final batch of show dates.  The singer’s tour was scheduled to resume in late April with a series of Canadian stops as well as a couple more in the U.S.…... Read More

'Girl Going Nowhere,' 'Never Will': Every member of Ashley McBryde's band leaves their mark on sophomore album

Ashley McBryde's much-anticipated sophomore album arrives today, featuring eleven cuts, including the defiant title track, "Never Will."  The Arkansas native recalls the song came to life on an especially productive day. "It started out with two friends and I, like all my stories start out, just kind of writing around," she tells…... Read More

Colbie Caillat and longtime fiance split, will still work together:

After a decade together, Colbie Caillat and her fiance, Justin Kawika Young, have decided to end their relationship -- but they'll continue working together. In an Instagram post, the couple writes, "This is difficult for us to share, but we want to be honest with you all. After 10 wonderful…... Read More

Nashville notes

AXS TV will round up all the highlights from Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid 2019 in a two-and-a-half-hour TV special premiering on April 12 at 8PM ET. The show will feature performances from Bonnie Raitt, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and, of course, Willie himself. Brantley Gilbert continues his Fire’t Up Fridays tonight with special guest Colt Ford. He’ll go…... Read More

“The USA Begins With Us”: Hot Country Knights gear up to drop their patriotic new tune

‘90s-inspired goofball group the Hot Country Knights will make a virtual appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: At Home Edition on Thursday night to debut “The USA Begins With Us.”  The band’s homage to patriotism comes off of their forthcoming studio debut, The K is Silent, which will drop in full on May…... Read More