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Country star trivia

On this date in 2006, a beloved trio had the top album on the country charts for the fourth week running with Me and My Gang. Including hits like “My Wish” and “What Hurts the Most,” the album would ultimately spend seven weeks atop the chart and become the best-selling…... Read More

Luke Bryan says his wife helped him get through his bout with COVID-19: “Caroline’s a mama at heart”

Luke Bryan is gearing up for a big year of touring and performances ahead: The star announced a February 2022 Las Vegas residency this week, and he’s also launching his Proud to Be Right Here Tour in July. While he might be a little rusty after more than a year…... Read More

Nashville notes

Maren Morris is teasing a new duet with up-and-comer Joy Oladokun, called “Bigger Man.” The song will be out on Friday. Country Music Hall of Famer Connie Smith has shared “Look Out Heart,” the first single off her forthcoming album, The Cry of the Heart. Due for release August 20,…... Read More

Darius Rucker sees the silver lining, but he's mainly

As the U.S. emerges from the pandemic and fans look forward to seeing their favorite stars live in person for the first time in more than a year, you can count country and pop superstar Darius Rucker among those who can't wait to get back to work.  "I'm ready to get on the…... Read More

Dolly Parton tells 'Good Morning America' how Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival is honoring her late mom

Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts visited Dolly Parton in her Pigeon Forge, Tennessee theme park, Dollywood, this week, just in time for the park’s annual Flower & Food Festival. The festival takes place from April 23 to June 7 and features more than 500,000 flowers and a series of…... Read More

Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini announced as co-hosts for 2021 CMT Music Awards

Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini will co-host the CMT Music Awards this year. CMT announced the news on Wednesday, after teasing that more details would arrive this week. It’s Kelsea’s first year hosting the show, while Kane returns for his second consecutive year as host, after sharing the gig with…... Read More

Dierks Bentley debuts unreleased “Beers on Me” during his first post-pandemic show

On Tuesday night, Dierks Bentley got back in front of an in-person crowd for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March of 2020. To make the occasion even more special, he decided to debut a new song: His unreleased “Beers on Me.” In a clip he posted…... Read More

Florida Georgia Line are bringing a drive-in performance to fans, featuring special guests and surprises

This summer, Florida Georgia Line are booked for a drive-in show that promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience. The country duo are headlining an Encore Drive-In Nights concert, following in the footsteps of artists like Kane Brown and Blake Shelton.  Blake and Kane both created pre-taped drive-in performances last summer…... Read More

Luke Bryan books a Las Vegas residency for February 2022

Luke Bryan is among the all-star acts heading to Las Vegas for a residency at the brand-new venue The Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas. This week, he announced six dates for February 2022. In a statement, Luke says he’s excited about his first-ever headlining Vegas residency, especially when it…... Read More

Garth Brooks announces a new Nebraska stop on his Stadium Tour

Earlier this week, Garth Brooks hinted that he was planning to add a new stop to The Stadium Tour. Now, he’s making good on his promise to make this summer the “Summer of G” -- he's booked a brand-new date in Lincoln, Nebraska. The just-announced concert will take place at…... Read More

Carrie Underwood announces first-ever Las Vegas residency for December 2021

For the first time ever, Carrie Underwood is planning a residency. The  star officially announced her REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency on Wednesday: a six-date engagement that will kick off December 1. The shows will take place at the newly-opened venue The Theatre at Resorts World Vegas, where Carrie will…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this day in 1955, this American Country Countdown host and one-half of Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Brooks & Dunn was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. Today, he celebrates his 66th birthday. Can you name him? ANSWER: Kix Brooks.  Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

As a bachelor, Cole Swindell knows a thing or two about a "Single Saturday Night." And while his latest hit is one of the rare ones he didn't write, the Georgia native believes it has a lot in common with his self-penned debut single, the song that became his first number one.  "'Chillin' It' is…... Read More

Nashville notes

Honey County has partnered with Urban Juicer as its Spring Artist of 2021. The duo of Dani Rose and Sofie Lynn have created their own custom smoothie that will be available at the Nashville-based juice shop through July.  Martin Johnson, member of Boys Like Girls and songwriter behind Lady A's "Like a Lady," Miranda Lambert and Elle King's “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna…... Read More