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Carrie Underwood & Husband Welcome Baby Boy, Jacob Bryan Fisher

Carrie Underwood & Husband Welcome Baby Boy, Jacob Bryan Fisher

Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher welcomed baby boy Jacob Bryan Fisher into the world on Jan. 21. Carrie revealed the news via Instagram with three pics of baby Jacob Bryan, saying: “Jacob Bryan Fisher entered the world in the wee hours of the morning on Monday…his mom, dad and big brother couldn’t be happier…MORE

Thomas Rhett Scores 12th No. 1 Single With “Sixteen”

Thomas Rhett Scores 12th No. 1 Single With “Sixteen”

Thomas Rhett scored the 12th No. 1 single of his career as “Sixteen” topped both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. The tune is the fifth single from TR’s 2017 album, Life Changes, to reach No. 1, following “Craving You,” “Unforgettable,” “Marry Me” and “Life Changes.” In case you were wondering,…MORE

Chris Stapleton Announces New Tour With Brothers Osborne, Margo Price & More

Chris Stapleton Announces New Tour With Brothers Osborne, Margo Price & More

Chris Stapleton will hit the road this summer and fall for his headlining All-American Road Show Tour. Kicking off on July 9 in Allentown, Pa., the tour will make additional stops in Omaha, Toronto, Memphis, Louisville and more. Special guest openers include Margo Price, Brent Cobb, Brothers Osborne, The Marcus King Band and Kendell Marvel.…MORE

Dan + Shay Reveal New Single, “All to Myself” [Listen]

Dan + Shay Reveal New Single, “All to Myself” [Listen]

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay will try to score the sixth No. 1 single of their career with the release of “All to Myself,” which ships to country radio on Feb. 11. Penned by Dan, Shay, Jordan Reynolds and Nicolle Galyon, “All to Myself” will be the third single released from…MORE

Trace Adkins Announces 40-City “Don’t Stop Tour”

Trace Adkins Announces 40-City “Don’t Stop Tour”

In addition to supporting Blake Shelton’s Friends and Heroes Tour in February and March, Trace Adkins will hit the road for a headlining tour of his own this year. Trace’s 40-date Don’t Stop Tour 2019 will kick off on Feb. 9 in San Antonio, before Trace shifts gears to join Blake on tour. Trace will…MORE

Loretta Lynn to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award by Nashville Songwriters Association International

Loretta Lynn to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award by Nashville Songwriters Association International

The Nashville Songwriters Association International announced that Loretta Lynn will be the recipient of the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award, which is the organization’s highest honor. The award is given in recognition to a songwriter whose works have made a significant contribution to the American songbook and who has inspired the careers of others. The…MORE

Country Music Hall of Fame Member Maxine Brown of The Browns Has Died

Country Music Hall of Fame Member Maxine Brown of The Browns Has Died

Maxine Brown Russell, one-third of the Country Music Hall of Fame group The Browns, died on Jan. 21 from complications of heart and kidney disease. Maxine was 87 years old. Maxine and brother Jim Ed Brown performed together in the early 1950s. After younger sister Bonnie Brown graduated from high school, the siblings formed a…MORE

Garth Brooks Reveals the Name of His Upcoming Studio Album

Garth Brooks Reveals the Name of His Upcoming Studio Album

Garth Brooks just wants to have fun. On his Inside Studio G series on Facebook Live on Jan. 21, the G-Man revealed his upcoming studio album will be titled Fun. “We’re just going to call it Fun,” said Garth. “There it is. That’s all it’s going to be. It’s just been a fun thing to…MORE

Lauren Alaina & Alex Hopkins Call Off Their Engagement

Lauren Alaina & Alex Hopkins Call Off Their Engagement

Lauren Alaina and Alex Hopkins have called off their engagement. Lauren and Alex, who got engaged in July 2018, announced they were ending their six-year relationship via a joint statement on Instagram. “Over the last several years, you have been so supportive of us through all of our ups and downs, including personal struggles with…MORE

Tim McGraw Opens His New Nashville Fitness Club [Photo Gallery]

Tim McGraw Opens His New Nashville Fitness Club [Photo Gallery]

Tim McGraw opened a new club in Nashville on Jan. 18. Unlike his peers on Lower Broadway, Tim’s club is for pumping iron, not pounding booze. Tim partnered with Snap Fitness to help design and launch a new line of boutique gyms called Trumav Fitness. The flagship club opened in Nashville on Jan. 18 at…MORE

Country Music Hall of Fame’s First Exhibit of 2019 to Feature Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton & More

Country Music Hall of Fame’s First Exhibit of 2019 to Feature Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton & More

The Country Music Hall of Fame will open its first exhibit of 2019 on March 8 by memorializing the music of 2018. American Currents: The Music of 2018 will examine the previous year in country music, Americana and bluegrass by highlighting noteworthy figures, including Jason Aldean, John Anderson, Dan Auerbach, Matraca Berg, Bobby Bones, Brothers…MORE

Jake Owen to Co-Star in Movie With Casey Affleck and Dakota Johnson

Jake Owen to Co-Star in Movie With Casey Affleck and Dakota Johnson

Jake Owen has landed his first acting gig in the upcoming movie, The Best Friend. Jake revealed the news on the recent BobbyCast podcast, saying, in part, “It’s exciting man, I’ve been kinda dipping my tail into lots of different things, but I was really surprised to get this [role]. And I’ve never been one…MORE

Listen to Maren Morris’ Uplifting New Single, “Girl”

Listen to Maren Morris’ Uplifting New Single, “Girl”

Maren Morris released an uplifting new single, “Girl,” on Jan. 17. The new tune is the lead single from Maren’s upcoming album, which will follow her 2016 award-winning major-label debut album, Hero. Penned by Maren, Sarah Aarons and Greg Kurstin, who also produced the song, “Girl” features the encouraging chorus: “Girl, don’t hang your head…MORE

Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard & 7 Others Win “CMA Triple Play Awards”

Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard & 7 Others Win “CMA Triple Play Awards”

The Country Music Association announced 10 new recipients of the CMA Triple Play Award, an honor presented to songwriters who pen three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period. This year’s honorees include Luke Combs, Jesse Frasure, Nicolle Galyon, Ashley Gorley, Tyler Hubbard, Josh Kear, Shane McAnally, Chase McGill, Josh Osborne and Thomas Rhett. The…MORE

Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay & More to Perform at the Grammy Awards

Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay & More to Perform at the Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy announced its first round of performers for the 61st Grammy Awards on Feb. 10: Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes and Janelle Monáe. Two-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves is nominated for four awards this year, including Album of the Year (Golden Hour), Best Country Solo…MORE

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Partners With PetFirst to Offer Pet Insurance

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Partners With PetFirst to Offer Pet Insurance

With eight rescue dogs of her own, it’s no secret Miranda Lambert has a soft spot in her heart for fury, four-legged friends. That’s why in 2009, Miranda and her mom, Bev, started the MuttNation Foundation, an organization with the mission of ending animal suffering and homelessness on every front. Recently, MuttNation partnered with pet…MORE

Maren Morris to Headline “Girl The World Tour” With Cassadee Pope & RaeLynn

Maren Morris to Headline “Girl The World Tour” With Cassadee Pope & RaeLynn

:Maren Morris announced she will hit the road in March for her headlining Girl The World Tour, which takes its name from Maren’s new single, “Girl.” Kicking off on March 9 in Chicago, the 40-plus-date tour will make additional stops in Nashville, Denver, L.A., Atlanta and more. The tour also makes multiple stops in Europe…MORE

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Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

Congrats to Robert Earl Keen, who was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. REK joins Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett & more in the Lone Star State institution.