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Old Dominion teases breezy new “Everything to Lose,” due out Friday

Old Dominion are gearing up to share more new music, and from the snippet they posted to social media this week, the next song they’ve got coming is a flirty, tropical summertime anthem. “This is one y’all haven’t ever heard yet,” the group revealed on social media, posting a 30-second…... Read More

Carly Pearce and Lee Brice are even more “Happy Now” that their single has been certified platinum

Carly Pearce and Lee Brice celebrated yet another milestone this week with their chart-topping duet, “I Hope You’re Happy Now.” The song officially received RIAA Platinum certification, and the two artists were presented with a celebratory plaque during Wednesday night’s CMA Summer Stay-Cay event. “Having songs that meant something to…... Read More

Keith Urban will be the special guest on a new “country twerk” song from Breland

Atlanta-based upstart Breland dropped a bombshell during the CMA Summer Stay-Cay on Wednesday night: He’s planning to feature Keith Urban on an upcoming new track, which he describes as “country twerk.” Even before officially announcing that a duet was in the works, Breland had been teasing some kind of collaboration…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this date in 1991, this Georgia native and Grand Ole Opry member released her self-titled debut album. It included her breakout hit, “She’s in Love with the Boy.” Can you name her? ANSWER: Trisha Yearwood. By Carena LiptakCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

“Got What I Got”: Jason Aldean’s new music video shares a sweet peek into his quarantine family life

Jason Aldean highlights sweet family moments in the new music video for “Got What I Got,” which debuted during the CMA Summer Stay-Cay on Wednesday night. Filmed during the COVID-19 quarantine in Destin, Florida, the clip focuses on the star at home with his wife, Brittany, and their two young…... Read More

Nashville notes

Sugarland bandmate Kristian Bush is teaming up with Ram Trucks tonight for the next installment of their virtual concert series, Ram Jam Sessions. You can catch his live performance on Ram Trucks’ Facebook page at 7PM ET. Country newcomers Avenue Beat have scored almost 10 million views on TikTok with…... Read More

Matt Stell's moving

As America prepares to celebrate its birthday this weekend, it'll be an Independence Day unlike any we've experienced before, due to the ongoing protests and the COVID-19 pandemic.  Still, for Matt Stell, the Fourth of July brings back memories of summers spent in his native Arkansas. "Me and my dad always threw…... Read More

Mommy-shamed Maren Morris considers “curbing” how many pictures she shares of baby Hayes

Since Maren Morris welcomed baby Hayes this spring, she and her husband, fellow artist Ryan Hurd, have been sharing plenty of adorable snapshots of him on social media. However, the singer says that might change, in part because she's been the target of some mommy-shaming. This week, Maren posted a…... Read More

“Stay safe and patient...”: Brooks & Dunn postpone their Reboot Tour to 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose a threat, Brooks & Dunn are postponing their planned 2020 Reboot Tour until next fall. The tour’s launch date has been moved from this fall to September of 2021. It’s not the first time concerns over the virus have caused the superstar country…... Read More

Tenille Townes’ stacked “Big Hearts for Big Kids” virtual benefit raises $89,000

Tenille Townes hosted a virtual version of her annual “Big Hearts for Big Kids” fundraiser concert this week, performing a set from the stage of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. A long list of country stars offered from-home performances, too. Dierks Bentley, Luke Combs, Brandi Carlile, Ashley McBryde and more joined the…... Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame extends closure through the end of July

Due to the continued threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has once again extended its shutdown. The downtown Nashville location will now remain closed to the public through July 31. In a statement, the Hall of Fame CEO Kyle Young stressed the importance…... Read More