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Scotty McCreery Performs “Damn Strait” on the Today Show

Scotty McCreery Performs “Damn Strait” on the Today Show

This past Friday, Scotty McCreery released his album Same Truck… and this week he showed up on The Today Show to talk about his new project – along with a performance of “Damn Strait.” “Damn Strait” is one of the tracks on Same Truck – which also includes “You Time” – his song that is…MORE

Carly Pearce is Bringing Her 29: Written In Stone Album on Tour

Carly Pearce is Bringing Her 29: Written In Stone Album on Tour

Carly Pearce‘s album, 29: Written In Stone, just came out and fans are loving the new music. Talking about her very personal collection of songs, Carly says, “29: Written In Stone. This project is my heart on paper. We all go through hard things, but through those hard things we have the opportunity to bring so…MORE

Dan + Shay Are Ready to Go Acoustic For Your Wedding

Dan + Shay Are Ready to Go Acoustic For Your Wedding

Dan + Shay have created so many songs that have become an important part of so many people’s lives over that last several years. Through messages from their fans, the duo know that their song “From The Ground Up” has become a favorite to play at weddings, so they posted a question to everyone on…MORE

Jimmie Allen Tangos on the Season 30th Premiere of Dancing With the Stars

Jimmie Allen Tangos on the Season 30th Premiere of Dancing With the Stars

Did you catch the Season 30 premiere of Dancing With the Stars this week? Jimmie Allen is among the celebrities kicking up their heels trying to win the competition – with the help of his dancing partner Emma Slater. Week 1 had Jimmie and Emma tackling the very tough tango… The judges handed out their…MORE

Lainey Wilson Lands at Number-1 with “Things A Man Oughta Know”!

Lainey Wilson Lands at Number-1 with “Things A Man Oughta Know”!

Congrats to Lainey Wilson – she’s at number-1 this week with her song “Things A Man Oughta Know” After landing in the top spot, Lainey posted this message, “Thank you to anybody and everybody who has given me a chance. That’s all I’ve ever wanted. I was taught if you want something, you go get…MORE

Mickey Guyton Gets Animated Before Her Album Arrives Friday

Mickey Guyton Gets Animated Before Her Album Arrives Friday

Mickey Guyton‘s album Remember My Name arrives this Friday, September 24th! Talking about the project, Mickey says “I set out to create music that would make people feel self-empowered, loved, and comfortable with being themselves and this album holds true to all of that. I hope everyone who listens finds something that connects and speaks…MORE

Carly Pearce Shares More of Her Story with 29: Written In Stone – Available now

Carly Pearce Shares More of Her Story with 29: Written In Stone – Available now

Carly Pearce‘s album 29: Written In Stone is available now! Talking about her new album, Carly says, “This project means so much to me on so many different levels. Number one it’s the first time that I’ve written all of the songs and penned every single story myself. You know, losing busbee (producer) was such a…MORE

Scotty McCreery’s Album Same Truck Goes in New Directions

Scotty McCreery’s Album Same Truck Goes in New Directions

Scotty McCreery‘s album Same Truck is available now! Talking about the difference between his new project, and his 2018 album Seasons Change, Scotty says, “My last album was about me as a young man getting ready to get married. Same Truck is me three years later, taking a moment to acknowledge where I am now as…MORE

Reba McEntire Revived, Remixed, and Revisited Her Hits

Reba McEntire Revived, Remixed, and Revisited Her Hits

This October, Reba McEntire is giving her fans a different musical take on her songs with a 3-part box set called Revived Remixed Revisited The new box set is a reimagined collection of some of Reba’s most popular tracks. Revived, offers Reba’s biggest hits as they’ve evolved over the years in her live show, featuring all new arrangements of…MORE

Laine Hardy’s debut album, Here’s To Anyone, Is For Everyone

Laine Hardy’s debut album, Here’s To Anyone, Is For Everyone

Laine Hardy‘s debut album, Here’s To Anyone is available now! Since he won American Idol a couple of years ago, Laine has been waiting for the chance to release an album for his fans. So, Here’s To Anyone, really is for anyone who has supported him and his music. Laine shares, “I’m very, very excited…MORE

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year. His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year. Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three…MORE

Dolly Parton Named As One Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World

Dolly Parton Named As One Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World

Dolly Parton has been named to the 2021 TIME100, TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list, selected by editors and now in its eighteenth year, recognizes the impact, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals. Dolly’s profile piece was written by her God-daughter, Miley Cyrus. In the opening of…MORE

Chris Young Was Blown Away by his Trio of CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Was Blown Away by his Trio of CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year. His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year. Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three…MORE

Darius Rucker Helping the Dolphins with Their Home Opener

Darius Rucker Helping the Dolphins with Their Home Opener

Darius Rucker – who famously sang that the “Dolphins Make Me Cry” – will be shedding less tears this Sunday as he’ll be singing before their game. Let’s go!! Can’t wait for another season of Dolphins football in Miami. I’ll be singing the National Anthem at the home opener on September 19th at Hard Rock…MORE

Kane Brown Makes Time’s List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

Kane Brown Makes Time’s List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

Kane Brown has been named to the 2021 TIME100, TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list, selected by editors and now in its eighteenth year, recognizes the impact, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals. The profile piece honoring Kane was written by fellow country star Darius…MORE

Reba McEntire Rescued from Oklahoma Building After Stairwell Collapsed

Reba McEntire Rescued from Oklahoma Building After Stairwell Collapsed

Earlier this week in Atoka, Oklahoma Reba McEntire and members of her production team were touring an old historical building as a possible location for a future project when the staircase collapsed. Reba and her team were fine, but did need rescuing by the local fire and police departments. Updating her fans about the experience,…MORE

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde Join Forces on “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde Join Forces on “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”

Carly Pearce‘s new album, 29: Written In Stone arrives Friday. One of the tracks from the 15-song project is “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” – which features Ashley McBryde! Carly says that she’s known Ashley for years, and always wanted to work on something with her…so, much like she did when she asked Luke…MORE

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

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