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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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Photo Gallery: Grammy Awards Red Carpet, Including Dolly, Kacey, Maren, Kelsea, Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Stapleton & More

Photo Gallery: Grammy Awards Red Carpet, Including Dolly, Kacey, Maren, Kelsea, Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Stapleton & More

Before the trophies were handed out at the 2019 Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, a number of stars walked the red carpet, including a country contingent of Dolly Parton, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town, Kane Brown, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Stapleton, Margo Price and more. Check out our red carpet photo gallery, courtesy…MORE

2019 Grammys: The Winners List

2019 Grammys: The Winners List

Album Of The Year Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist. INVASION OF PRIVACY Cardi B Leslie Brathwaite & Evan LaRay, engineers/mixers; Belcalis Almanzar & Jorden Thorpe, songwriters; Colin Leonard,…MORE

Reba McEntire to Return as Host of 2019 ACM Awards in Vegas

Reba McEntire to Return as Host of 2019 ACM Awards in Vegas

Reba is back. Reba McEntire will return as the host of the upcoming 54th ACM Awards on April 7 in Las Vegas. The gig will mark Reba’s 16th time as the emcee. Reba hosted the show in 2018, her first since 2012 when she teamed with Blake Shelton. On my way to Vegas! So excited…MORE

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard & Wife Hayley Are Expecting Their 2nd Child

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard & Wife Hayley Are Expecting Their 2nd Child

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley announced they are expecting their second child in August. The couple revealed the news on the red carpet of a pre-Grammy gala on Feb. 9 as Tyler got down on one knee and kissed his wife’s belly. Tyler and Hayley’s new addition with join 14-month-old big sister,…MORE

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.MORE

Chris Janson Drops Energetic New Single, “Good Vibes” [Listen]

Chris Janson Drops Energetic New Single, “Good Vibes” [Listen]

The always-energetic Chris Janson released a good-timin’ new single, “Good Vibes,” on Feb. 8. Penned by Chris, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowel, “Good Vibes” is the lead single from Chris’ upcoming third studio album, which is tentatively slated to drop in September. “When we wake up in the morning, we have the choice to be…MORE

Maren Morris Reveals Release Date for Upcoming Album, “Girl”

Maren Morris Reveals Release Date for Upcoming Album, “Girl”

Three weeks after Maren Morris released her uplifting new single, “Girl,” she has revealed that her upcoming album of the same name will be released on March 8. Girl, which is available for pre-order at midnight ET, will follow Maren’s 2016 award-winning, major-label debut album, Hero. my new album GIRL, available March 8th. pre-order tonight…MORE

Brooks & Dunn to Release New “Reboot” Album Featuring 12 Duets With Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Kacey Musgraves, Midland & More

Brooks & Dunn to Release New “Reboot” Album Featuring 12 Duets With Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Kacey Musgraves, Midland & More

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

2019 Grammy Awards: Everything a Country Music Fan Needs to Know About Sunday Night

2019 Grammy Awards: Everything a Country Music Fan Needs to Know About Sunday Night

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2019 Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Notes Date: Feb. 10 Location: Staples Center in L.A. Time: 8 p.m ET Channel: CBS Live Stream: CBS All Access Host: Alicia Keys Non-Televised Awards: Grammy.com at 3:30…MORE

Keith Urban to Headline Annual NHL Stadium Series Game

Keith Urban to Headline Annual NHL Stadium Series Game

Keith Urban has been a vocal supporter of the NHL’s Nashville Predators for years, but on Feb. 23, Keith will take his vocal talents to Philadelphia. The reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year will perform during the first intermission of the annual NHL Stadium Series game between the Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins at Lincoln Financial…MORE

Justin Moore Drops Emotional Video for “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home” + Announces Album Release Date

Justin Moore Drops Emotional Video for “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home” + Announces Album Release Date

Justin Moore released an emotional video for his current single, “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home.” The video features vignettes that depict first-responder situations, a military firefight and a school emergency. Directed by Cody Villalobos, a former EMT, the video utilizes real-life fire fighters and former police officers as actors. Co-penned by Justin,…MORE

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood will celebrate the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. Trisha, who was inducted into the Opry on March 13, 1999, by Porter Wagoner, cites the occasion as one of the seminal moments in her storied career. “My mother came [to the Opry]…MORE

New Johnny Cash Restaurant to Take the Place of Planned Merle Haggard Museum & Restaurant in Nashville

New Johnny Cash Restaurant to Take the Place of Planned Merle Haggard Museum & Restaurant in Nashville

Nashville will be getting an extra helping of Johnny Cash this spring, without a side of Merle Haggard. Icon Entertainment announced it will open Johnny Cash’s Kitchen and Saloon in downtown Nashville in the coming months. The two-story, 15,000-square-foot venue will feature traditional Southern meat-and-three fare, including fried chicken, barbecue and more. Stages and bars…MORE

Watch New “UglyDolls” Movie Trailer Starring Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson & More

Watch New “UglyDolls” Movie Trailer Starring Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson & More

Blake Shelton will voice and perform original songs as the character Ox in the animated Uglydolls movie, which is scheduled for release on May 3. Blake, who voiced Earl in the 2016 animated Angry Birds Movie, joins co-stars Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Pitbull, Wanda Sykes and Gabriel Iglesias in the Uglydolls movie, which is based…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.