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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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Listen to Carrie Underwood’s Sunny New Single, “Southbound”

Listen to Carrie Underwood’s Sunny New Single, “Southbound”

Carrie Underwood released her upbeat new single, “Southbound,” to country radio. Carrie debuted the song during her performance at the ACM Awards earlier this month. Penned by Carrie, David Garcia and Josh Miller, “Southbound” follows the release of Top 20 hit, “Love Wins,” from Carrie’s 2018 album, Cry Pretty. Listen to “Southbound” below. photo by…MORE

Kacey Musgraves Adds 4 New Dates to “Oh, What a World Tour”

Kacey Musgraves Adds 4 New Dates to “Oh, What a World Tour”

Kacey Musgraves has extended her headlining Oh, What a World Tour II with four new dates. New shows include stops in Las Vegas (Aug. 20), San Diego (Aug. 22) and Los Angeles (Aug. 23 and Aug. 25). Tickets go on sale on April 26. Oh, What a World: Tour II North American Dates (new dates…MORE

Listen to Michael Ray’s New Breakup Ballad, “Her World or Mine”

Listen to Michael Ray’s New Breakup Ballad, “Her World or Mine”

Michael Ray will ship his new single, “Her World or Mine,” to country radio on May 13. Penned by Brett Beavers, Jamie Paulin and Travis Denning, “Her World or Mine” is featured on Michael’s 2018 album, Amos. The tune follows Michael’s recent No. 1 single, “One That Got Away,” which topped the Mediabase chart earlier…MORE

Watch Lanco’s Redemptive New Video for “Rival”

Watch Lanco’s Redemptive New Video for “Rival”

The guys from Lanco—Brandon Lancaster, Chandler Baldwin, Jared Hampton, Tripp Howell and Eric Steedly—dropped a new video for “Rival,” the lead single from the band’s upcoming sophomore album. Directed by Peter Zavadil and filmed in Nashville, the new video features a diverse crowd of folks who share their personal hardships with each other in an…MORE

Still Rings True

Still Rings True

Keith Whitley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame will open on May 3. Photo courtesy Jim Shea/CMHOFMORE

Blake Shelton to Headline Musicians On Call’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

Blake Shelton to Headline Musicians On Call’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

Blake Shelton will headline the 20th anniversary celebration for Musicians On Call, a nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in hospitals across the country. The celebration will take place at Nashville’s CMA Theater on May 31. Cale Dodds will open the show before Blake takes the stage. In…MORE

Thomas Rhett Releases Nostalgic New Track, “Remember the Young” [Listen]

Thomas Rhett Releases Nostalgic New Track, “Remember the Young” [Listen]

Thomas Rhett released a nostalgic new song, “Remember the Young,” from his upcoming fourth studio album, Center Point Road, which will drop on May 31. Penned by TR, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, “Remember the Young” follows the release of the album’s lead single, “Look What God Gave Her,” which is currently No. 14 on the…MORE

Sheryl Crow Releases Powerful New Johnny Cash Duet, “Redemption Day” [Watch Video]

Sheryl Crow Releases Powerful New Johnny Cash Duet, “Redemption Day” [Watch Video]

Sheryl Crow brought Johnny Cash back to radio airwaves on April 19 with a little editing ingenuity. Sheryl released a re-booted version of her song, “Redemption Day,” in the form of a duet with the Man in Black. After touring war-torn Bosnia with First Lady Hillary Clinton in 1996, Sheryl penned “Redemption Day” and included…MORE

Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.MORE

Garth Brooks Announces Another Stadium Tour Date

Garth Brooks Announces Another Stadium Tour Date

Garth Brooks is bringing his Stadium Tour to Autzen Stadium at the University of Oregon in Eugene on June 29. The upcoming stop marks Garth’s first performance in Eugene. Garth’s Stadium Tour, which features in-the-round staging, has already visited St. Louis and Glendale, with upcoming stops in Gainesville (April 20), Minneapolis (May 3 and 4),…MORE

Tim McGraw Announces New Book Tour With Performances

Tim McGraw Announces New Book Tour With Performances

Tim McGraw teamed with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham to pen a new book, Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the Music That Made a Nation, which will be released on June 11. According to the book description, “Jon and Tim take readers on a moving and insightful journey through eras in American history and…MORE

Sheryl Crow to Release New Johnny Cash Duet, “Redemption Day”

Sheryl Crow to Release New Johnny Cash Duet, “Redemption Day”

Sheryl Crow is bringing Johnny Cash back to radio airwaves on April 19 with a little editing ingenuity. Sheryl will release a re-booted version of her song, “Redemption Day,” in the form of a duet with the Man in Black. After touring war-torn Bosnia with First Lady Hillary Clinton in 1996, Sheryl penned “Redemption Day”…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

After Little Big Town invited Kelsea Ballerini to join the Grand Ole Opry on March 5, Carrie Underwood inducted the Tennessee native on April 16 in front of a packed Opry House. Carrie presented Kelsea with her Opry trophy, saying, in part, “The Grand Ole Opry is the heart and soul of country music.” After…MORE

Kristian Bush & Rita Wilson Plan Co-Headlining Tour

Kristian Bush & Rita Wilson Plan Co-Headlining Tour

Musical collaborators and good friends, Kristian Bush and Rita Wilson will embark on a co-headlining tour this summer. Kicking off on June 5 in Atlanta, the tour will make additional stops in Nashville, New York, Boston and more. Tickets are on sale now. Rita Wilson & Kristian Bush Tour June 5 | Center Stage Theater…MORE

Aaron Watson Announces New Headlining Tour

Aaron Watson Announces New Headlining Tour

Aaron Watson will hit the road this summer for The Red Bandana Tour, which takes its moniker from the Texan’s upcoming album of the same name (June 21). Kicking off on June 28 in Abilene, Texas, the tour will make additional stops in Houston, Cincinnati, Kansas City and more. “I am so excited to announce…MORE

Marty Stuart Named 16th Artist-in-Residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Marty Stuart Named 16th Artist-in-Residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Following in the footsteps of country music luminaries like Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Rosanne Cash and more, Marty Stuart will be the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s 16th artist-in-residence Marty will perform three themed shows in the museum’s CMA Theater on Sept. 11 (The Pilgrim), Sept. 18 (Psychedelic Jam-Bo-Ree) and Sept.…MORE

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Still Rings True

Still Rings True

Keith Whitley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame will open on May 3. Photo courtesy Jim Shea/CMHOF