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Dustin Lynch Announces New Album and Tour

Dustin Lynch Announces New Album and Tour

Dustin Lynch will follow-up his 2017 album, Current Mood, with the release of his fourth studio album, Tullahoma, on Jan. 17. The new project takes its name from Dustin’s Tennessee hometown, which is about 80 miles southeast of Nashville. “It’s all about me and growing up in my hometown,” says Dustin. “Every song on this…MORE

Garth Brooks Announces Final Two Stops on Dive Bar Tour

Garth Brooks Announces Final Two Stops on Dive Bar Tour

After taking his Dive Bar Tour to Chicago (July 15), Bakersfield (Aug. 15), New Braunfels (Sept. 23), Sanford (Oct. 16) and Rootstown (Oct. 28), Garth Brooks announced the final two stops on the tour: Prospectors in Mt. Laurel, N.J., and Six String in Foxboro, Mass. Both tour stops will take place on Dec. 2. The…MORE

Reba McEntire Splits From Boyfriend Skeeter Lasuzzo

Reba McEntire Splits From Boyfriend Skeeter Lasuzzo

Reba McEntire and Anthony “Skeeter” Lasuzzo are no longer an item. The couple called it quits in May, according to Us Weekly. “Skeeter and I broke up in May, so, unfortunately, we will not be spending [the holidays] together,” said Reba. “We still talk and we’re friends, but just decided to go our separate ways.”…MORE

Carly Pearce Announces Self-Titled Sophomore Album for February 2020

Carly Pearce Announces Self-Titled Sophomore Album for February 2020

Carly Pearce announced she will release her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14, 2020. “So much has happened to me in the last few years,” says Carly. “My fans have changed my life and given my music a home in this world. I grew up, let go of things that needed to go, fell in…MORE

Miranda Lambert Says Carrie Underwood “Deserves” CMA Entertainer of the Year Award: “I Really Felt Compelled to Say Something”

Miranda Lambert Says Carrie Underwood “Deserves” CMA Entertainer of the Year Award: “I Really Felt Compelled to Say Something”

Last month in a lengthy Instagram post, Miranda Lambert shared her personal thoughts about the five nominees for Entertainer of the Year—Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood—at the upcoming CMA Awards on Nov. 13. While Miranda had positive things to say about each nominee, she stumped for Carrie to be…MORE

Kris Kristofferson to Be Honored With CMA 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Kris Kristofferson to Be Honored With CMA 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

The Country Music Association announced that Kris Kristofferson will be honored with the 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award was established to recognize an artist who has achieved both national and international prominence and stature through concert performances, humanitarian efforts, philanthropy, record sales, and public representation at the highest…MORE

Watch Lauren Alaina Jive to “Hound Dog” on “Dancing With the Stars”

Watch Lauren Alaina Jive to “Hound Dog” on “Dancing With the Stars”

Lauren Alaina and partner Gleb Savchenko performed a lively jive on Dancing With the Stars on Nov. 4. Lauren and Gleb shimmied and bopped to “Hound Dog,” a tune originally recorded by Big Mama Thornton in the 1952, before Elvis Presley topped the charts with it in 1956. Lauren and Gleb earned 24 out of…MORE

Russell Dickerson Scores 3rd No. 1 Single With “Every Little Thing”

Russell Dickerson Scores 3rd No. 1 Single With “Every Little Thing”

After topping the charts in 2018 with “Yours” and “Blue Tacoma,” Russell Dickerson has scored his third No. 1 single with “Every Little Thing.” “Every Little Thing,” which was penned Russell, Parker Welling and Casey Brown, reached No. 1 on both the Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. All three of Russell’s…MORE

Presenters Announced for the 53rd CMA Awards, Including Jennifer Nettles, Midland, Vince Gill, Morgan Wallen & More

Presenters Announced for the 53rd CMA Awards, Including Jennifer Nettles, Midland, Vince Gill, Morgan Wallen & More

The Country Music Association announced the presenters for the 53rd annual CMA Awards on Nov. 13: Bobby Bones, Hannah Brown, Deana Carter, Kristin Chenoweth, Janie Fricke, Jim Gaffigan, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, Midland, Craig Morgan, Jennifer Nettles, Madelaine Petsch, J.B. Smoove, Pam Tillis, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood. Previously announced performers include Eric…MORE

Cole Swindell Announces “Down to Earth Tour” With Hardy & Trea Landon

Cole Swindell Announces “Down to Earth Tour” With Hardy & Trea Landon

Fresh off of his single “Love You Too Late” topping the charts last week, Cole Swindell has announced a new tour for 2020. Cole’s 14-date Down to Earth Tour will kick off on March 5 in Toledo, Ohio, with additional stops in New Orleans, Kansas City, Louisville and more. Hardy and Trea Landon will serve…MORE

Brett Young Announces “The Chapters Tour”

Brett Young Announces “The Chapters Tour”

Brett Young will hit the road in 2020 for his 30-date The Chapters Tour. Kicking off on Jan. 30 in Knoxville, Tenn., the tour will make additional stops in New York, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City and more, as well as three dates in Canada. Matt Ferranti will serve as support. “I’m so excited…MORE

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton dropped a new video for their duet, “Dive Bar.” The new clip features Garth, Blake and the G-man’s band swimming with the sharks in a “dive” bar. “We don’t do a lot [of videos],” said Garth. “Unless it’s something, pretty much, that brings another whole dimension to the song, we’re…MORE

Miranda Lambert Curates eBay Charity Auction for MuttNation Foundation

Miranda Lambert Curates eBay Charity Auction for MuttNation Foundation

Forget spring cleaning. Miranda Lambert is doing a little fall cleaning in the name of charity. Miranda has curated an eBay charity auction that features more than 400 lots of her clothes, jewelry, accessories and more in support of her MuttNation Foundation, which Miranda and mom Bev started in 2009. The foundation has successfully raised…MORE

Carrie Underwood to Co-Host “Live With Kelly & Ryan” on Nov. 8

Carrie Underwood to Co-Host “Live With Kelly & Ryan” on Nov. 8

Carrie Underwood will reunite with pal Ryan Seacrest when she serves as guest co-host of Live With Kelly & Ryan on Nov. 8. Carrie and Ryan crossed paths for the first time back in 2005 during Season 4 of American Idol. Carrie took home the trophy during Season 4, while Ryan has hosted the show…MORE

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CMA Awards

CMA Awards

Hosted by Carried Underwood with special guests Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, the CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13 on ABC (photo by Tammie Arroyo).