Category Archives: NCD News

Tucker Beathard Reveals He Is the Father of 2-Year-Old Daughter

Tucker Beathard Reveals He Is the Father of 2-Year-Old Daughter

Tucker Beathard, 25, publicly revealed he is a father via Instagram on July 13. In addition to wishing happy birthday to his daughter, Sage, 2, Tucker detailed some of the circumstances surrounding Sage’s birth in 2018 and how his faith helped him during an “overwhelming” time in his life. “I don’t usually like posting a…MORE

Morgan Wallen Welcomes Son, Indigo “Indie” Wilder

Morgan Wallen Welcomes Son, Indigo “Indie” Wilder

Morgan Wallen, 27, revealed he is a father. Morgan shared the news via Instagram on July 13 with a photo of his newborn son, Indigo “Indie” Wilder, who was born on July 10. Indie Wilder’s mother, Katie Smith, shared the news of the baby’s birth on Instagram on July 11, noting that he weighed 6…MORE

Sam Hunt Says Sampling Webb Pierce’s Iconic Tune “Just Felt Right”

Sam Hunt Says Sampling Webb Pierce’s Iconic Tune “Just Felt Right”

By sampling Webb Pierce’s 1953 No. 1 hit, “There Stands the Glass,” in his current single, “Hard to Forget,” Sam Hunt has introduced Webb’s iconic song to a new generation of country music fans. While hardcore, old-school country fans may liken Sam’s sampling to blasphemy, the closer truth is that Sam has opened up the…MORE

Garth Brooks Reschedules Facebook Live Concert for July 14

Garth Brooks Reschedules Facebook Live Concert for July 14

Garth Brooks announced via Twitter on July 13 that he and wife Trisha Yearwood will be performing fan-requested songs during his Facebook Live series, Inside Studio G, on July 14. The concert, which was originally slated for July 7, was postponed last week “out of an abundance of caution” due to possible COVID-19 exposure. The…MORE

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New “Dark Bars” Lyric Video

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New “Dark Bars” Lyric Video

Miranda Lambert released a new lyric video for her song, “Dark Bars.” Penned by Miranda and Liz Rose, the tune is featured on Miranda’s seventh studio album, Wildcard, which dropped in 2019. “I started in honky tonks, you know, [age] 17, and I’ve always felt comfortable in those places, whether it’s on stage or just hanging…MORE

Watch Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, Gretchen Wilson & Trace Adkins Honor Charlie Daniels During Memorial Service

Watch Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, Gretchen Wilson & Trace Adkins Honor Charlie Daniels During Memorial Service

A video of Charlie Daniels’ funeral service on July 10 is available to view via YouTube. The nearly two-hour service at World Outreach Church included performances by Trace Adkins (“Arlington”), Vince Gill (“Go Rest High on That Mountain” and “America the Beautiful”), Travis Tritt (“Amazing Grace”), Gretchen Wilson (“I’ll Fly Away”) and more. Charlie passed…MORE

Darius Rucker & Wife Beth Announce Split After Almost 20 Years of Marriage

Darius Rucker & Wife Beth Announce Split After Almost 20 Years of Marriage

Darius Rucker and wife Beth announced they are splitting up after almost 20 years of marriage. Darius shared a statement via Instagram on July 11: “Beth and I would like to share that after much reflection we have made the decision to consciously uncouple. We remain close friends and parenting partners and continue to be…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About “CMA Best of Fest” on July 13

Everything You Need to Know About “CMA Best of Fest” on July 13

From performers and special guests to times and channel, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about CMA Best of Fest. Date: July 13 Time: 8 p.m. ET & PT/7 p.m. CT & MT Channel: ABC Host: Luke Bryan Show: The three-hour concert event will feature more than 25 performances from past CMA…MORE

Charley Pride, Darius Rucker & Jimmie Allen: 3 Generations of Black Country Artists Record New Song, “Why Things Happen” [Listen]

Charley Pride, Darius Rucker & Jimmie Allen: 3 Generations of Black Country Artists Record New Song, “Why Things Happen” [Listen]

Three generations of Black country artists—Charley Pride, Darius Rucker and Jimmie Allen—have come together to record a new song, “Why Things Happen.” Penned by Jimmie, Cary Barlowe, Brandon Day and Tate Howell, “Why Things Happen” is featured on Jimmie’s new collaborative EP, Bettie James, which dropped on July 10. Jimmie revealed that he co-penned the…MORE

Charlie Daniels’ Funeral to Be Live Streamed on July 10 [Links Provided]

Charlie Daniels’ Funeral to Be Live Streamed on July 10 [Links Provided]

Charlie Daniels’ funeral service at World Outreach Church (1921 State Highway 99, Murfreesboro, Tenn.) on July 10 will be live streamed at 11 a.m. CT. Travis Tritt, Vince Gill, Gretchen Wilson and Trace Adkins will perform during the service. The service will be live streamed via World Outreach Church’s Facebook page and website, as well as…MORE

Academy of Country Music Reveals 2021 Date for 56th ACM Awards

Academy of Country Music Reveals 2021 Date for 56th ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music revealed the 56th ACM Awards will take place on April 18, 2021. The show will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. Additional details, including the host(s) or location, were not announced. Since 2006, the show has aired from Las Vegas, excluding 2015 (Houston) and 2020 (Nashville). The 55th…MORE

Vince Gill & Reba McEntire to Perform on the Opry on July 18

Vince Gill & Reba McEntire to Perform on the Opry on July 18

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,933rd consecutive Saturday night broadcast on July 18 with a showcase featuring a pair of Opry members from Oklahoma: Reba McEntire and Vince Gill. The one-hour show will air live on Circle Television at 7 p.m. CT, as well as stream live on Circle’s YouTube. “The Grand Ole…MORE

“Darius Rucker & Friends” Concert to Benefit St. Jude Going Virtual on July 30

“Darius Rucker & Friends” Concert to Benefit St. Jude Going Virtual on July 30

Darius Rucker isn’t letting the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic stop him from raising money for an organization near and dear to his heart: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The “Wagon Wheel” singer is turning his 11th Darius & Friends benefit concert into a virtual affair. This year’s show, which features Darius, Clint Black and Tracy Lawrence, will take…MORE

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Rumor Has It

Rumor Has It

Margo Price released her new album, That’s How Rumors Get Started, on July 10. The 10-song album was co-produced by Sturgill Simpson. photo by TCD