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Jim Casey is the managing editor at Nash Country Daily. Formerly the managing editor at Nash Country Weekly and FIGHT! magazines, Jim is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (B.A., 2001) and University of Memphis (M.A., 2004). When he’s not attending Dwight Yoakam or Robert Earl Keen concerts, Jim can be found sipping George Dickel on the Elk River while he works on his first book of Southern fiction.

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Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Nominations Revealed for 2020 CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21 [Vote Now]

Nominations Revealed for 2020 CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21 [Vote Now]

CMT revealed the nominations for the 2020 CMT Music Awards, which will take place on October 21. Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett lead the honorees with three nominations apiece. The fan-voted CMT Awards hand out annual awards in a number of categories, including Video of the…MORE

Trisha Yearwood Releases Reflective New Video for “I’ll Carry You Home” [Watch]

Trisha Yearwood Releases Reflective New Video for “I’ll Carry You Home” [Watch]

After honoring late country music artists with her performance of “I’ll Carry You Home” at the 2020 ACM Awards, Trisha Yearwood has released a new video for the touching tune. The new clip, which features home-video footage of Trisha growing up in Georgia, honors the people that have “carried” her home over the years, including…MORE

Ashley McBryde Puts Two-Timing Twist on New Single, “Martha Divine” [Listen]

Ashley McBryde Puts Two-Timing Twist on New Single, “Martha Divine” [Listen]

Ashley McBryde will ship new single, “Martha Divine,” to country radio on Oct. 19. Penned by Ashley and Jeremy Spillman, the unconventional cheating tune is featured on Ashley’s 2020 sophomore album, Never Will. “Actually, Martha Divine is like an urban legend in Kentucky,” says Ashley. “There’s a swimming hole associated with the name, and I…MORE

NBC Developing New Drama Inspired by Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country”

NBC Developing New Drama Inspired by Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country”

NBC is developing a new drama inspired by Blake Shelton’s award-winning single, “God’s Country,” according to Deadline. Blake will serve as one of the executive producers of God’s Country, along with writer Gary Scott Thompson, Narvel Blackstock and Laurie Pozmantier. The new drama, which is backed by Universal Television, features the logline: “When the patriarch…MORE

Watch Keith Urban’s High-Powered Performance of “Forever” on “Late Night”

Watch Keith Urban’s High-Powered Performance of “Forever” on “Late Night”

Keith Urban made a virtual appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 22. In addition to chatting with the titular host via video, Keith treated viewers to a performance of his new song, “Forever.” Penned by Brent Cobb and Jaren Johnston, “Forever” is featured on Keith’s new studio album,The Speed of Now: Part…MORE

Listen to Scotty McCreery’s Tender New Single, “You Time”

Listen to Scotty McCreery’s Tender New Single, “You Time”

Scotty McCreery is trying to score his fourth consecutive No. 1 single with the release of “You Time” on Sept. 23. The new track is the lead single to Scotty’s upcoming fifth studio album, which will be announced soon. Penned by Scotty, Frank Rogers and Aaron Eshuis, “You Time” serves as a love letter to…MORE

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

The nominees for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Sept. 22. Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Dan + Shay picked up four nominations, while Kane Brown and Thomas Rhett netted three nominations apiece. Crossover star Lil Nas X received 13 nominations, with Billy Ray Cyrus copping five nominations for “Old Town Road.” Kelly…MORE

Instead of Learning to Cook, Keith Urban Created “The Speed of Now: Part 1”

Instead of Learning to Cook, Keith Urban Created “The Speed of Now: Part 1”

Keith Urban released his new studio album, The Speed of Now: Part 1, on Sept. 18. While the idea for the album’s title came to Keith in October 2019, many of the tunes on the 16-song project were created in 2020 when Keith immersed himself in music during his self-quarantine. Keith’s time at home—where he…MORE

Ingrid Andress to Release Deluxe Version of Debut Album, “Lady Like,” on Oct. 2

Ingrid Andress to Release Deluxe Version of Debut Album, “Lady Like,” on Oct. 2

Ingrid Andress will release a deluxe version of her 2020 debut album, Lady Like, on Oct. 2. Lady Like Deluxe will include 10 songs from Ingrid’s debut album, as well as three new recordings: “Feeling Things,” “Boys” and “More Hearts Than Mine,” featuring Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town. “My love life…MORE

Runaway June to Release New Holiday EP, “When I Think About Christmas,” on Oct. 16

Runaway June to Release New Holiday EP, “When I Think About Christmas,” on Oct. 16

Runaway June will release a new holiday EP, When I Think About Christmas, on Oct. 16. The five-song EP features three holiday standards, “Sleigh Ride,” “O Holy Night” and “Let It Snow,” as well as two original tunes, “Christmas on the Radio” and the title track. “Our new Christmas EP, When I Think About Christmas,…MORE

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,943rd consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Sept. 26 with a showcase featuring Opry members Marty Stuart and Connie Smith, as well as Sierra Hull. The one-hour show will air live on Circle Television at 7 p.m. CT. The show will also stream live on Circle’s YouTube. The Grand…MORE

Watch Chris Stapleton’s New Video for “Starting Over”

Watch Chris Stapleton’s New Video for “Starting Over”

Chris Stapleton released a new video for his current single, “Starting Over.” Penned by Chris and Mike Henderson, “Starting Over” is the title track to Chris’ upcoming album, which drops on Nov. 13. The new song features Chris crooning the uplifting chorus: “And it don’t matter to me / Wherever we are is where I…MORE

Country Stars Remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Country Stars Remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A number of country stars—including Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood and more—shared their thoughts via social media after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18 at the age of 87. Dolly Parton via Twitter: “She was small in stature but even the tallest looked up to her.…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood Honor Trailblazing Female Country Stars With 6-Song Medley at the ACM Awards

Watch Carrie Underwood Honor Trailblazing Female Country Stars With 6-Song Medley at the ACM Awards

Carrie Underwood performed a medley of songs made popular by trailblazing female country stars at the Grand Ole Opry during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Carrie’s medley included Patsy Cline’s “Crazy,” Loretta Lynn’s “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man),” Barbara Mandrell’s “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool,” Dolly Parton’s “Why’d You…MORE

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae will release a new holiday EP, We Need Christmas, on Oct. 23. The six-song project includes two original tunes, “Merry Married Christmas” and the title track, as well as four holiday standards: “This Christmas,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” “We are so proud…MORE

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Rascal Hits

Rascal Hits

Rascal Flatts will continue to celebrate their 20th anniversary this year with the release of a new album, Twenty Years of Rascal Flatts The Greatest Hits, on Oct. 2. The 20-song collection features a number of fan-favorite hits.

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Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Nominations Revealed for 2020 CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21 [Vote Now]

Nominations Revealed for 2020 CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21 [Vote Now]

CMT revealed the nominations for the 2020 CMT Music Awards, which will take place on October 21. Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett lead the honorees with three nominations apiece. The fan-voted CMT Awards hand out annual awards in a number of categories, including Video of the…Continue Reading

Trisha Yearwood Releases Reflective New Video for “I’ll Carry You Home” [Watch]

Trisha Yearwood Releases Reflective New Video for “I’ll Carry You Home” [Watch]

After honoring late country music artists with her performance of “I’ll Carry You Home” at the 2020 ACM Awards, Trisha Yearwood has released a new video for the touching tune. The new clip, which features home-video footage of Trisha growing up in Georgia, honors the people that have “carried” her home over the years, including…Continue Reading

Ashley McBryde Puts Two-Timing Twist on New Single, “Martha Divine” [Listen]

Ashley McBryde Puts Two-Timing Twist on New Single, “Martha Divine” [Listen]

Ashley McBryde will ship new single, “Martha Divine,” to country radio on Oct. 19. Penned by Ashley and Jeremy Spillman, the unconventional cheating tune is featured on Ashley’s 2020 sophomore album, Never Will. “Actually, Martha Divine is like an urban legend in Kentucky,” says Ashley. “There’s a swimming hole associated with the name, and I…Continue Reading

NBC Developing New Drama Inspired by Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country”

NBC Developing New Drama Inspired by Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country”

NBC is developing a new drama inspired by Blake Shelton’s award-winning single, “God’s Country,” according to Deadline. Blake will serve as one of the executive producers of God’s Country, along with writer Gary Scott Thompson, Narvel Blackstock and Laurie Pozmantier. The new drama, which is backed by Universal Television, features the logline: “When the patriarch…Continue Reading

Watch Keith Urban’s High-Powered Performance of “Forever” on “Late Night”

Watch Keith Urban’s High-Powered Performance of “Forever” on “Late Night”

Keith Urban made a virtual appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 22. In addition to chatting with the titular host via video, Keith treated viewers to a performance of his new song, “Forever.” Penned by Brent Cobb and Jaren Johnston, “Forever” is featured on Keith’s new studio album,The Speed of Now: Part…Continue Reading

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” Reigns Atop Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart for 9th Week

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” Reigns Atop Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart for 9th Week

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart (streaming, sales and airplay-based) for the ninth week. Penned by Gabby, Zachary Kale and Jon Nite, “I Hope” is featured on Gabby’s 2020 debut album, Goldmine. After topping the Billboard Country Airplay chart in April, “I Hope” reached the top of…Continue Reading

Watch Eric Church’s Hard-Hitting Performance of “Stick That in Your Country Song” at the ACM Awards

Watch Eric Church’s Hard-Hitting Performance of “Stick That in Your Country Song” at the ACM Awards

Eric Church performed his hard-hitting new single, “Stick That in Your Country Song,” at the Grand Ole Opry during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Penned by Davis Naish and Jeffrey Steele—and produced by Jay Joyce—“Stick That in Your Country Song” tackles societal issues ranging from guns and drugs to veterans and school teachers. Eric…Continue Reading

Riley Green Announces Heavy-Duty New Single, “If It Wasn’t for Trucks” [Listen]

Riley Green Announces Heavy-Duty New Single, “If It Wasn’t for Trucks” [Listen]

Fresh off of winning the ACM Award for New Male Artist of the Year, Riley Green will ship new single, “If It Wasn’t for Trucks,” to country radio on Oct. 12. The tune is the title track from Riley’s recently released EP. The five-song EP serves as a primer to his upcoming sophomore album, which is…Continue Reading

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

The nominees for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Sept. 22. Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Dan + Shay picked up four nominations, while Kane Brown and Thomas Rhett netted three nominations apiece. Crossover star Lil Nas X received 13 nominations, with Billy Ray Cyrus copping five nominations for “Old Town Road.” Kelly…Continue Reading

Kane Brown Says His Makeup Artist Took a Coconut to the Head During “Cool Again” Video Shoot

Kane Brown Says His Makeup Artist Took a Coconut to the Head During “Cool Again” Video Shoot

In August, Kane Brown released a new version of his Top 5 hit, “Cool Again,” featuring cross-genre star Nelly. In addition, Kane and Nelly joined forces in Miami to film a bright new video for the collaboration. As Kane told Elaina Smith, the titular host of Nights With Elaina, filming the video with social distancing…Continue Reading

Luke Combs’ “Lovin’ On You” Is No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart for 4th Straight Week

Luke Combs’ “Lovin’ On You” Is No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart for 4th Straight Week

Luke Combs’ current single, “Lovin’ On You,” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the fourth consecutive week. “Lovin’ On You” is the first single in 2020 to lead the chart for four weeks. Luke, who recently won ACM awards for Male Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, is the…Continue Reading

Instead of Learning to Cook, Keith Urban Created “The Speed of Now: Part 1”

Instead of Learning to Cook, Keith Urban Created “The Speed of Now: Part 1”

Keith Urban released his new studio album, The Speed of Now: Part 1, on Sept. 18. While the idea for the album’s title came to Keith in October 2019, many of the tunes on the 16-song project were created in 2020 when Keith immersed himself in music during his self-quarantine. Keith’s time at home—where he…Continue Reading

Ingrid Andress to Release Deluxe Version of Debut Album, “Lady Like,” on Oct. 2

Ingrid Andress to Release Deluxe Version of Debut Album, “Lady Like,” on Oct. 2

Ingrid Andress will release a deluxe version of her 2020 debut album, Lady Like, on Oct. 2. Lady Like Deluxe will include 10 songs from Ingrid’s debut album, as well as three new recordings: “Feeling Things,” “Boys” and “More Hearts Than Mine,” featuring Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town. “My love life…Continue Reading

Runaway June to Release New Holiday EP, “When I Think About Christmas,” on Oct. 16

Runaway June to Release New Holiday EP, “When I Think About Christmas,” on Oct. 16

Runaway June will release a new holiday EP, When I Think About Christmas, on Oct. 16. The five-song EP features three holiday standards, “Sleigh Ride,” “O Holy Night” and “Let It Snow,” as well as two original tunes, “Christmas on the Radio” and the title track. “Our new Christmas EP, When I Think About Christmas,…Continue Reading

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,943rd consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Sept. 26 with a showcase featuring Opry members Marty Stuart and Connie Smith, as well as Sierra Hull. The one-hour show will air live on Circle Television at 7 p.m. CT. The show will also stream live on Circle’s YouTube. The Grand…Continue Reading

Watch Chris Stapleton’s New Video for “Starting Over”

Watch Chris Stapleton’s New Video for “Starting Over”

Chris Stapleton released a new video for his current single, “Starting Over.” Penned by Chris and Mike Henderson, “Starting Over” is the title track to Chris’ upcoming album, which drops on Nov. 13. The new song features Chris crooning the uplifting chorus: “And it don’t matter to me / Wherever we are is where I…Continue Reading

Country Stars Remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Country Stars Remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A number of country stars—including Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood and more—shared their thoughts via social media after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18 at the age of 87. Dolly Parton via Twitter: “She was small in stature but even the tallest looked up to her.…Continue Reading

Watch Carrie Underwood Honor Trailblazing Female Country Stars With 6-Song Medley at the ACM Awards

Watch Carrie Underwood Honor Trailblazing Female Country Stars With 6-Song Medley at the ACM Awards

Carrie Underwood performed a medley of songs made popular by trailblazing female country stars at the Grand Ole Opry during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Carrie’s medley included Patsy Cline’s “Crazy,” Loretta Lynn’s “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man),” Barbara Mandrell’s “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool,” Dolly Parton’s “Why’d You…Continue Reading

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae will release a new holiday EP, We Need Christmas, on Oct. 23. The six-song project includes two original tunes, “Merry Married Christmas” and the title track, as well as four holiday standards: “This Christmas,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” “We are so proud…Continue Reading

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Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Nominations Revealed for 2020 CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21 [Vote Now]

Nominations Revealed for 2020 CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21 [Vote Now]

CMT revealed the nominations for the 2020 CMT Music Awards, which will take place on October 21. Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett lead the honorees with three nominations apiece. The fan-voted CMT Awards hand out annual awards in a number of categories, including Video of the…Continue Reading

Trisha Yearwood Releases Reflective New Video for “I’ll Carry You Home” [Watch]

Trisha Yearwood Releases Reflective New Video for “I’ll Carry You Home” [Watch]

After honoring late country music artists with her performance of “I’ll Carry You Home” at the 2020 ACM Awards, Trisha Yearwood has released a new video for the touching tune. The new clip, which features home-video footage of Trisha growing up in Georgia, honors the people that have “carried” her home over the years, including…Continue Reading

Ashley McBryde Puts Two-Timing Twist on New Single, “Martha Divine” [Listen]

Ashley McBryde Puts Two-Timing Twist on New Single, “Martha Divine” [Listen]

Ashley McBryde will ship new single, “Martha Divine,” to country radio on Oct. 19. Penned by Ashley and Jeremy Spillman, the unconventional cheating tune is featured on Ashley’s 2020 sophomore album, Never Will. “Actually, Martha Divine is like an urban legend in Kentucky,” says Ashley. “There’s a swimming hole associated with the name, and I…Continue Reading

NBC Developing New Drama Inspired by Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country”

NBC Developing New Drama Inspired by Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country”

NBC is developing a new drama inspired by Blake Shelton’s award-winning single, “God’s Country,” according to Deadline. Blake will serve as one of the executive producers of God’s Country, along with writer Gary Scott Thompson, Narvel Blackstock and Laurie Pozmantier. The new drama, which is backed by Universal Television, features the logline: “When the patriarch…Continue Reading

Watch Keith Urban’s High-Powered Performance of “Forever” on “Late Night”

Watch Keith Urban’s High-Powered Performance of “Forever” on “Late Night”

Keith Urban made a virtual appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 22. In addition to chatting with the titular host via video, Keith treated viewers to a performance of his new song, “Forever.” Penned by Brent Cobb and Jaren Johnston, “Forever” is featured on Keith’s new studio album,The Speed of Now: Part…Continue Reading

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” Reigns Atop Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart for 9th Week

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” Reigns Atop Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart for 9th Week

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart (streaming, sales and airplay-based) for the ninth week. Penned by Gabby, Zachary Kale and Jon Nite, “I Hope” is featured on Gabby’s 2020 debut album, Goldmine. After topping the Billboard Country Airplay chart in April, “I Hope” reached the top of…Continue Reading

Watch Eric Church’s Hard-Hitting Performance of “Stick That in Your Country Song” at the ACM Awards

Watch Eric Church’s Hard-Hitting Performance of “Stick That in Your Country Song” at the ACM Awards

Eric Church performed his hard-hitting new single, “Stick That in Your Country Song,” at the Grand Ole Opry during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Penned by Davis Naish and Jeffrey Steele—and produced by Jay Joyce—“Stick That in Your Country Song” tackles societal issues ranging from guns and drugs to veterans and school teachers. Eric…Continue Reading

Riley Green Announces Heavy-Duty New Single, “If It Wasn’t for Trucks” [Listen]

Riley Green Announces Heavy-Duty New Single, “If It Wasn’t for Trucks” [Listen]

Fresh off of winning the ACM Award for New Male Artist of the Year, Riley Green will ship new single, “If It Wasn’t for Trucks,” to country radio on Oct. 12. The tune is the title track from Riley’s recently released EP. The five-song EP serves as a primer to his upcoming sophomore album, which is…Continue Reading

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Nominations Revealed for 2020 Billboard Music Awards

The nominees for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Sept. 22. Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Dan + Shay picked up four nominations, while Kane Brown and Thomas Rhett netted three nominations apiece. Crossover star Lil Nas X received 13 nominations, with Billy Ray Cyrus copping five nominations for “Old Town Road.” Kelly…Continue Reading

Kane Brown Says His Makeup Artist Took a Coconut to the Head During “Cool Again” Video Shoot

Kane Brown Says His Makeup Artist Took a Coconut to the Head During “Cool Again” Video Shoot

In August, Kane Brown released a new version of his Top 5 hit, “Cool Again,” featuring cross-genre star Nelly. In addition, Kane and Nelly joined forces in Miami to film a bright new video for the collaboration. As Kane told Elaina Smith, the titular host of Nights With Elaina, filming the video with social distancing…Continue Reading

Luke Combs’ “Lovin’ On You” Is No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart for 4th Straight Week

Luke Combs’ “Lovin’ On You” Is No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart for 4th Straight Week

Luke Combs’ current single, “Lovin’ On You,” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the fourth consecutive week. “Lovin’ On You” is the first single in 2020 to lead the chart for four weeks. Luke, who recently won ACM awards for Male Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, is the…Continue Reading

Instead of Learning to Cook, Keith Urban Created “The Speed of Now: Part 1”

Instead of Learning to Cook, Keith Urban Created “The Speed of Now: Part 1”

Keith Urban released his new studio album, The Speed of Now: Part 1, on Sept. 18. While the idea for the album’s title came to Keith in October 2019, many of the tunes on the 16-song project were created in 2020 when Keith immersed himself in music during his self-quarantine. Keith’s time at home—where he…Continue Reading

Ingrid Andress to Release Deluxe Version of Debut Album, “Lady Like,” on Oct. 2

Ingrid Andress to Release Deluxe Version of Debut Album, “Lady Like,” on Oct. 2

Ingrid Andress will release a deluxe version of her 2020 debut album, Lady Like, on Oct. 2. Lady Like Deluxe will include 10 songs from Ingrid’s debut album, as well as three new recordings: “Feeling Things,” “Boys” and “More Hearts Than Mine,” featuring Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town. “My love life…Continue Reading

Runaway June to Release New Holiday EP, “When I Think About Christmas,” on Oct. 16

Runaway June to Release New Holiday EP, “When I Think About Christmas,” on Oct. 16

Runaway June will release a new holiday EP, When I Think About Christmas, on Oct. 16. The five-song EP features three holiday standards, “Sleigh Ride,” “O Holy Night” and “Let It Snow,” as well as two original tunes, “Christmas on the Radio” and the title track. “Our new Christmas EP, When I Think About Christmas,…Continue Reading

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

Marty Stuart, Connie Smith & Sierra Hull to Perform on the Opry on Sept. 26

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,943rd consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Sept. 26 with a showcase featuring Opry members Marty Stuart and Connie Smith, as well as Sierra Hull. The one-hour show will air live on Circle Television at 7 p.m. CT. The show will also stream live on Circle’s YouTube. The Grand…Continue Reading

Watch Chris Stapleton’s New Video for “Starting Over”

Watch Chris Stapleton’s New Video for “Starting Over”

Chris Stapleton released a new video for his current single, “Starting Over.” Penned by Chris and Mike Henderson, “Starting Over” is the title track to Chris’ upcoming album, which drops on Nov. 13. The new song features Chris crooning the uplifting chorus: “And it don’t matter to me / Wherever we are is where I…Continue Reading

Country Stars Remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Country Stars Remember Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A number of country stars—including Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood and more—shared their thoughts via social media after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18 at the age of 87. Dolly Parton via Twitter: “She was small in stature but even the tallest looked up to her.…Continue Reading

Watch Carrie Underwood Honor Trailblazing Female Country Stars With 6-Song Medley at the ACM Awards

Watch Carrie Underwood Honor Trailblazing Female Country Stars With 6-Song Medley at the ACM Awards

Carrie Underwood performed a medley of songs made popular by trailblazing female country stars at the Grand Ole Opry during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Carrie’s medley included Patsy Cline’s “Crazy,” Loretta Lynn’s “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man),” Barbara Mandrell’s “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool,” Dolly Parton’s “Why’d You…Continue Reading

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae will release a new holiday EP, We Need Christmas, on Oct. 23. The six-song project includes two original tunes, “Merry Married Christmas” and the title track, as well as four holiday standards: “This Christmas,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” “We are so proud…Continue Reading