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Chris Young’s First Guitar Was the Best Present Ever

Chris Young’s First Guitar Was the Best Present Ever

Can you think of what your favorite Christmas gift was? For Chris Young, that answer is easy, “I actually got my first guitar as a Christmas gift. So, that’s one that’s always going to stand out in my mind.” Chris recalls unwrapping the present, “I picked it up and was like so excited to have it.”…MORE

Chris Young Funds Annual Scholarship at Middle Tennessee State University

Chris Young Funds Annual Scholarship at Middle Tennessee State University

Chris Young is coming over . . . with a big check for Middle Tennessee State University. The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native (34 miles southeast of Nashville) and former MTSU student created an annual scholarship for recording industry students at his alma mater. Chris’s gift will allow MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry to award a yearly…MORE

Chris Young Talks CMA Award Nomination, Cold-Calling Vince Gill and New Christmas Album

Chris Young Talks CMA Award Nomination, Cold-Calling Vince Gill and New Christmas Album

Jim Casey talks with Chris Young about the rapid success of his duet with Cassadee Pope, “Think of You,” his CMA Award nomination, how he got in touch with Vince Gill for “Sober Saturday Night,” the daunting challenge of picking songs for his new Christmas album, It Must Be Christmas, his favorite Christmas albums and more.…MORE

New Albums

New Albums

New albums released today (Oct. 14) include Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots, Chris Young’s It Must Be Christmas, the Mavericks’ All Night Live Volume I, Muddy Magnolias’ Broken People and Steve Earle’s Guitar Town: 30th Anniversary.MORE

Chris Young Teases Duet With Alan Jackson (We Think) on New Christmas Album

Chris Young Teases Duet With Alan Jackson (We Think) on New Christmas Album

Chris Young’s first-ever holiday album, It Must Be Christmas, is set to drop on Oct. 14. While Chris has remained pretty tight-lipped about the songs and guest artists featured on the album, he did tease the song “There’s a New Kid in Town” on Twitter this morning, and it sounds like Alan Jackson has made…MORE

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Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Brian Kelley Finds A Solo Home

Earlier this year Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard announced that while Florida Georgia Line would continue, both guys would also be venturing out to do their own musical projects. As their FGL song “Long Live” is knocking on the door to number-1, Tyler is also climbing the chart with Tim McGraw and their duet “Undivided.”

Now, Brian is giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his solo project – he shared, “There’s a new kind of cowboy in town…who’s ready to ride this wave? Can’t wait for y’all to hear this new music.”

Brian also made some news in announcing that he’s partnering with Warner Music Nashville when it comes to any future solo projects he has, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everyone who has helped me on my journey to get here. I’m humbled to team up with Warner Music Nashville to take the music I’ve been dreamin’ and schemin’ up to the next level. This is just the beginning of a whole new adventure. My vision for what’s next is a vibe and state of mind – get ready to ride the wave with ya Beach Cowboy, y’all!”

Photo Credit: Ben Christensen