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Chase Rice releasing 'The Album' this month

Chase Rice is releasing The Album on May 28. The project will combine The Album Part I and The Album Part II, both released in 2020.  The Album includes all 11 songs from the two previous installments, including the top-10 hit "Lonely If You Are," and his collaboration with Florida Georgia Line on “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen." The Album also features three…... Read More

Ashley McBryde has announced more than 35 dates for her upcoming This Town Talks Tour.  The Grammy nominee's headlining tour kicks off on June 12 in Roanoke, Virginia and keeps her on the road for six months, with shows set through January 15 when the show concludes at the Agora Theater in Cleveland, Ohio. …... Read More

Jason Aldean sets dates for 2021 Back in the Saddle Tour

Jason Aldean is poised to "Saddle" up this summer.  The ACM Artist of the Decade will embark on the Back in the Saddle Tour this summer, beginning on August 5 in Virginia Beach and wrapping up on October 30 in Tampa, Florida.  Along the way, Jason will perform at a series…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this date in 1997, a soon-to-be country superstar released his single “She’s Got it All,” which became his first number-one hit on the Billboard country charts. Since then, the Tennessee native has amassed more than 30 chart-topping hits. Can you name him? ANSWER: Kenny Chesney.  Copyright © 2021, ABC…... Read More

Nashville notes

Cassadee Pope premiered her colorful and sci-fi-inspired music video for “What the Stars See,” her new single featuring Lindsay Ell and Karen Fairchild, last week. In case you missed it, Craig Morgan performed the national anthem before the Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday. His performance aired on…... Read More

You're probably just starting to hear the name Lainey Wilson, as the newcomer's debut single, "Things a Man Oughta Know," scores the impressive feat of making a place for itself in country's top twenty. So who exactly is the singer/songwriter from Baskin, Louisiana? It's a question the outspoken female vocalist -- who brings to…... Read More

“Tequila on a Boat”: Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane dream up a perfect summer day in their new duet

Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane join forces for their new carefree summertime anthem, “Tequila on a Boat,” a song that Dustin says sums up everything he loves most about summer. “‘Tequila on a Boat’ is a song that points to the absolute perfect day during the summertime,” the singer explains.…... Read More

“Memorize You”: Laine Hardy gears up for a hot summer with his beachy new love anthem

Laine Hardy returns this week with “Memorize You,” a feel-good new single that the singer says he can’t wait to play live. “Let’s go!” gushes Laine. “I’ve been so excited to get this out since the moment I heard the mix. I’ve been asking and asking when we could put…... Read More

Dolly Parton shares one of her own anxiety struggles to de-stigmatize mental health issues

Dolly Parton was one of the guest speakers at the #WOW: Whole Health Includes Mental Health virtual event, which took place this week. The country legend performed her 1977 song “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,” and reflected on the period of anxiety and depression that she experienced leading up…... Read More

Luke Combs, Mickey Guyton + more will perform on the American Idol finale

Luke Combs, Mickey Guyton and Sheryl Crow are among the guest stars who’ll hit the stage during the American Idol Season 19 finale, which takes place Sunday, May 23.  The all-genre, all-star lineup also includes acts like Macklemore, Chaka Khan, Fall Out Boy and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac. All…... Read More

Blake Shelton will interview himself on TikTok’s Headstream to celebrate Body Language’s release day

Blake Shelton’s 12th studio project, Body Language, arrives on May 21, and the country star will celebrate its release with an interview unlike any he’s done before. That’s because the interviewer will be none other than Blake himself. The singer will be a guest on TikTok's Headstream, an interactive livestream…... Read More