Author Archives: Jim Casey

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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Brooks & Dunn Reveal “Reboot” Track List + Listen to the Duo Collaborate With Jon Pardi on “My Next Broken Heart”

Brooks & Dunn Reveal “Reboot” Track List + Listen to the Duo Collaborate With Jon Pardi on “My Next Broken Heart”

Brooks & Dunn are back in the saddle with a new Reboot album that features an all-star cast of artists performing duets with country’s greatest duo. Artists taking part in the project include Kacey Musgraves, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Brett Young, Lanco, Ashley McBryde, Midland, Luke Combs, Brothers Osborne, Cody Johnson, Jon Pardi and Tyler…MORE

Maren Morris’ Upcoming Album, “Girl,” Features Collaborations With Brothers Osborne & Brandi Carlile

Maren Morris’ Upcoming Album, “Girl,” Features Collaborations With Brothers Osborne & Brandi Carlile

Maren Morris revealed the track listing for her upcoming album, Girl, which drops on March 8. In addition to previously announced lead single, “Girl,” the 14-track offering features collaborations with Brothers Osborne on “All My Favorite People” and Brandi Carlile on “Common.” “Girl” is currently No. 28 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after five weeks.…MORE

Keifer Thompson’s Mother Has Died

Keifer Thompson’s Mother Has Died

Carrol Thompson, the mother of Thompson Square’s Keifer Thompson, died unexpectedly on Feb. 20 in Miami, Okla. The husband-and-wife duo cancelled their shows on Feb. 21 in Mayetta, Kan., and on Feb. 23 in Nashville. Thompson Square is best known for their 2010 hit, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not.” The tandem won the…MORE

Breakdown–ACM Awards Nominations: Chris Stapleton (6), Dan + Shay (6), Kacey Musgraves (5), Brothers Osborne (4) & More

Breakdown–ACM Awards Nominations: Chris Stapleton (6), Dan + Shay (6), Kacey Musgraves (5), Brothers Osborne (4) & More

Top Artist Nominees: Fast Facts Chris Stapleton, receives 6 nominations Dan + Shay, receives 6 nominations, with Dan Smyers receiving 4 additional nods Kacey Musgraves, receives 5 nominations Dierks Bentley, receives 4 nominations Brothers Osborne, receives 4 nominations Florida Georgia Line, receives 4 nominations Bebe Rexha, receives 4 nominations Reigning Male Artist of the Year,…MORE

ACM Award Nominations: Updated List

ACM Award Nominations: Updated List

As the ACM Award nominations are announced across various platforms beginning at 7 a.m. CT, Nash Country Daily will update this post. Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriter/Publisher/Artist) Break Up In The End – Cole Swindell Writers: Jessie Jo Dillon / Chase McGill / Jon Nite Publishers: EMI April Music Inc. / Nite Writer…MORE

Lonestar Announces New “Hits & More Hits Tour”

Lonestar Announces New “Hits & More Hits Tour”

Lonestar announced a new headlining tour, dubbed the Hits & More Hits Tour. The quartet, comprised of Richie McDonald, Michael Britt, Keech Rainwater and Dean Sams, will kick off the 40-plus date tour on March 2 in Panama City Beach, Fla. “We are celebrating another milestone in 2019,” says Dean Sams. “It’s the 20th anniversary…MORE

Darius Rucker to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2019

Darius Rucker to Receive Humanitarian Award at Music Biz 2019

Darius Rucker will be the recipient of the Music Business Association’s Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for his years of philanthropic support to various charities, including St. Jude Children’s Hospital and MUSC Children’s Hospital in his hometown of Charleston, S.C. Darius will be honored at the annual Music Biz 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame…MORE

How, When & Where to View the Nominations for the ACM Awards on Feb. 20

How, When & Where to View the Nominations for the ACM Awards on Feb. 20

The nominations for the ACM Awards will be announced on Feb. 20 across multiple platforms beginning at 8 a.m. ET. Here’s how to catch all of the action. Facebook Live Reba McEntire will appear on Facebook Live during the 8 a.m. ET hour to reveal nominees for Songwriter of the Year and Song of the…MORE

Thomas Rhett Will Be the Musical Guest on “Saturday Night Live” on March 2

Thomas Rhett Will Be the Musical Guest on “Saturday Night Live” on March 2

Thomas Rhett will be the musical guest on an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. TR will take the stage on March 2, as actor John Mulaney tackles hosting duties. Thomas Rhett commented on the exciting news in a video with daughter Willa Gray via Instagram, saying: “Playing NEW MUSIC out 3/1 on @nbcsnl on…MORE

Marty Stuart Announces 34-Date Tour With Steve Miller Band

Marty Stuart Announces 34-Date Tour With Steve Miller Band

Marty Stuart will hit the road with Steve Miller Band this summer for more than 30 dates. Kicking off on June 13 in Des Moines, Iowa, the tour will make stops in New York, Boston, Denver and more. In addition, Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives are playing a number of shows in March and April,…MORE

Miranda Lambert Reveals She Got Married

Miranda Lambert Reveals She Got Married

Miranda Lambert married Brendan Mcloughlin, according to a post on her Instagram page. “In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news,” says Miranda in the post. “I met the love of my life. And we got hitched! My heart is full. Thank you Brendan Mcloughlin for loving me for…. me. ❤️#theone.” Miranda…MORE

Jerrod Niemann & Morgan Petek Divorce After 4 Years of Marriage

Jerrod Niemann & Morgan Petek Divorce After 4 Years of Marriage

Nash Country Daily has confirmed that Jerrod Niemann and Morgan Petek have divorced after more than four years of marriage. Morgan filed for divorce on June 18, 2018, citing “irreconcilable differences.” The divorce became final on December 17, 2018. According to the final divorce decree, Jerrod paid his wife a “$170,000 cash lump sum.” Both…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.