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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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Watch Luke Combs Close Nashville Show by Teaming With Keith Urban on “Hurricane”

Watch Luke Combs Close Nashville Show by Teaming With Keith Urban on “Hurricane”

Luke Combs headlined the first of his back-to-back shows at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Dec. 12. Luke treated fans to a 20-plus-song set that featured his string of seven consecutive No. 1 hits, including “When It Rains It Pours,” “One Number Away,” “She Got the Best of Me” and more. In addition to surprising fans…MORE

Listen to Blake Shelton’s Dreamy New Duet With Gwen Stefani, “Nobody But You”

Listen to Blake Shelton’s Dreamy New Duet With Gwen Stefani, “Nobody But You”

Blake Shelton dropped his new album, Fully Loaded: God’s Country, on Dec. 13. The 12-song offering features five new tunes—including “God’s Country” and current single, “Hell Right”—with seven previously recorded hits, including “Came Here to Forget” and “I Lived It.” The upcoming album aligns titularly with past compilations, Loaded (2010) and Reloaded (2015). One of…MORE

Watch Luke Combs’ New 360-Degree Video for “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Watch Luke Combs’ New 360-Degree Video for “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Luke Combs dropped a new 360-degree video for “Beer Never Broke My Heart.” The new clip, which was created by MelodyVR, was filmed during Luke’s recent tour stop in Tacoma, Wash. Luke co-penned “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” which topped the charts in August, with Jonathan Singleton and Randy Montana while on the road for…MORE

Dustin Lynch Opens Up About Model Girlfriend, Kelli Seymour

Dustin Lynch Opens Up About Model Girlfriend, Kelli Seymour

Dustin Lynch created a buzz during CMA Awards week in November as he attended industry events with his new girlfriend, Kelli Seymour. Dustin recently sat down with the titular host of The Blair Garner Show to reveal a handful of details about his one-year relationship with Kelli, including how they met, their first date, going…MORE

Alan Jackson Adds Tenille Townes & More to 2020 Tour

Alan Jackson Adds Tenille Townes & More to 2020 Tour

Since dropping his debut studio album in 1990, Alan Jackson has been keeping it country—selling nearly 60 million albums worldwide and ranking as one of the 10 best-selling country artists of all-time. As you probably imagined, Alan will be keeping it country in 2020 during his 30th year in the biz with a new tour.…MORE

Thomas Rhett Announces “Center Point Road Tour” With Cole Swindell & Hardy

Thomas Rhett Announces “Center Point Road Tour” With Cole Swindell & Hardy

Thomas Rhett will be staying busy this spring and summer on his headlining Center Point Road Tour, which takes its name from TR’s 2019 album. The 26-date tour will kick off with back-to-back shows in Gilford, N.H., on May 29 and 30, making additional stops in Cincinnati, Boise, St. Louis, Philadelphia and more. Cole Swindell…MORE

Globetrotter Kip Moore Has the Cure for the World’s Divisiveness: “Travel”

Globetrotter Kip Moore Has the Cure for the World’s Divisiveness: “Travel”

From the mountains of Iceland to the surf of Costa Rica to the beaches of Australia, Kip Moore has spanned the globe. Take a quick scan through Kip’s Instagram, and you might end up with his viewpoint from Northern Ireland or Hawaii. The native of south Georgia attributes his globetrotting with opening his mind. As…MORE

“The Ty Bentli Show” Collects More Than “100,000 Thank Yous” for U.S. Troops With Help From Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean & More

“The Ty Bentli Show” Collects More Than “100,000 Thank Yous” for U.S. Troops With Help From Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean & More

The Ty Bentli Show successfully complete its 3rd annual “100,000 Thank Yous” campaign this week, with a goal of collecting at least 100,000 thank-you cards for deployed members of the U.S. Armed Forces. On Dec. 9, the titular host of the show—along with co-hosts Chuck Wicks and Tricia Jenkins—announced that that they had received 153,422…MORE

Reward Offered After Luke Bryan’s Pet Deer Illegally Shot & Killed

Reward Offered After Luke Bryan’s Pet Deer Illegally Shot & Killed

A red stag deer owned by Luke Bryan was shot and killed on his property in Maury County, Tennessee, which is approximately 45 miles southwest of Nashville. According to a Facebook post by the Maury County Sheriff’s Department, the red stag was shot between Dec. 4 and Dec. 6. A $5,000 reward has been offered…MORE

Old Dominion Scores 8th No. 1 Hit With “One Man Band”

Old Dominion Scores 8th No. 1 Hit With “One Man Band”

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—scored their eighth No. 1 single this week as “One Man Band” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. Penned by Josh Osborne with Old Dominion’s Matthew, Trevor and Brad, “One Man Band” fits…MORE

Jake Owen Announces 2020 Acoustic Tour: “Down to the Tiki Tonk Tour”

Jake Owen Announces 2020 Acoustic Tour: “Down to the Tiki Tonk Tour”

Jake Owen is stripping it back in 2020. Jake announced he will headline an acoustic tour—dubbed the Down to the Tiki Tonk Tour—that kicks off on Feb. 14 in Des Moines, Iowa. The eight-date tour will make additional stops in Green Bay, Mobile and more. Jake will perform acoustic renditions of songs from his recent…MORE

Luke Combs Drops New 3-Song EP, “The Writer’s Cut,” on Apple Music

Luke Combs Drops New 3-Song EP, “The Writer’s Cut,” on Apple Music

Following the November release of his No. 1 album, What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs has dropped a new three-song EP, Luke Combs: The Writer’s Cut, via Apple Music. The three-song set features Luke and his songwriter companions, Drew Parker and Ray Fulcher, teaming up with producer Chip Matthews to revamp two…MORE

Watch Brett Eldredge Close Christmas Concert at the Ryman With A Capella “The First Noel”

Watch Brett Eldredge Close Christmas Concert at the Ryman With A Capella “The First Noel”

Brett Eldredge kicked off his 10-date holiday tour—dubbed The Glow Live Tour after his 2016 holiday album—with back-to-back shows at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Dec. 4 and 5. Brett treated fans to a number of yuletide tunes from the album, including “White Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Glow” and more. “Since…MORE

Dustin Lynch Reveals Track List, Songwriters & Cover Art for New Album, “Tullahoma”

Dustin Lynch Reveals Track List, Songwriters & Cover Art for New Album, “Tullahoma”

Dustin Lynch revealed the track list, songwriters and cover art for his upcoming fourth studio album, Tullahoma, which will drop on Jan. 17. The new project takes its name from Dustin’s Tennessee hometown, which is about 80 miles southeast of Nashville. The 11-song set will feature seven brand-new songs, including a collaboration with Lauren Alaina…MORE

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Chris Young joined forces with Gavin DeGraw to tape a new episode of CMT Crossroads that will air on Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. CT.