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Toby Keith Celebrates 25 Years of No. 1 Debut Single, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”

Toby Keith Celebrates 25 Years of No. 1 Debut Single, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”

Toby Keith’s 1993 debut single, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” helped ignite a career that has seen the Oklahoma native win multiple CMA Awards and ACM Awards, earn 20 No. 1 singles and sell more than 40 million albums worldwide. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Toby’s breakthrough song and self-titled debut album—which also included Top…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery has been in the public eye since winning The Voice as a 16-year-old in 2013. But winning a reality talent competition doesn’t immediately translate to superstardom. Like most reality show winners, Danielle has had to work tirelessly to prove herself—and find herself as an artist. In our sit-down interview this week, Danielle talks…MORE

Garth Brooks Announces Another Stadium Tour Date & Venue

Garth Brooks Announces Another Stadium Tour Date & Venue

Garth Brooks trickled out another date and venue for his 2019 Stadium Tour: May 4 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium Tickets will go on sale for $94.95 on Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. CT. Today’s news follows Garth’s previously announced stadium shows in St. Louis, Glendale, Gainesville and Pittsburgh. The stadium concerts will feature in-the-round…MORE

NTSB Concludes Pilot Error Caused Helicopter Crash That Killed Troy Gentry

NTSB Concludes Pilot Error Caused Helicopter Crash That Killed Troy Gentry

The National Transportation Safety Board released a final report regarding the death of Troy Gentry, who was killed in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8, 2017, at the Flying W Airport in Medford, New Jersey. According to the NTSB, the pilot, who also died, cut the engine too soon as he tried to make an…MORE

Aaron Lewis Announces New Album and Headlining Tour for 2019

Aaron Lewis Announces New Album and Headlining Tour for 2019

In support of his upcoming album, The State I’m In, Aaron Lewis announced he will embark on a headlining tour of the same name in 2019. The 24-date tour will kick off in Dallas on Jan. 24 and make additional stops in Tampa, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City and more. “My music is very first person, very…MORE

Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price & More to Perform at 32nd Tibet House US Concert

Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price & More to Perform at 32nd Tibet House US Concert

For more than three decades, musicians from all genres—including David Bowie, R.E.M., Emmylou Harris and Paul Simon—have come together for a concert to benefit the Tibet House US, a non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama to ensure the survival of the Tibetan civilization. This year’s…MORE

Tim McGraw to Headline Two Acoustic Concerts in Cuba

Tim McGraw to Headline Two Acoustic Concerts in Cuba

Tim McGraw will headline two acoustic concerts in Havana, Cuba, as part of a four-day musical/cultural festival, Tim McGraw: One of Those Havana Nights, which is set for May 23–27. One of Tim’s acoustic concerts will be exclusive to an intimate group at the Teatro Bellas Artes, while the second concert is open to the…MORE

Kane Brown Scores Third Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Lose It”

Kane Brown Scores Third Consecutive No. 1 Single With “Lose It”

Kane Brown scored the third No. 1 single of his career as “Lose It” ascended to the top spot on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. “Lose It,” which is the lead single from Kane’s sophomore album, Experiment, follows previous No. 1 singles “What Ifs” and “Heaven.” Kane co-penned “Lose It” with…MORE

Darius Rucker Reunites Hootie & the Blowfish for 44-Date “Group Therapy Tour”

Darius Rucker Reunites Hootie & the Blowfish for 44-Date “Group Therapy Tour”

Darius Rucker will reassemble one of the most prolific bands of the 1990s—Hootie & the Blowfish—for a 44-date headlining tour in 2019. Darius and his crew—Mark Bryan, Dean Felber and Jim Sonefeld—announced the new trek, dubbed the Group Therapy Tour, on Today on Dec. 3. The tour will kick off on May 30 in Virginia…MORE

Luke Combs Gets Engaged to Nicole Hocking

Luke Combs Gets Engaged to Nicole Hocking

Luke Combs is engaged to his girlfriend of two-plus years, Nicole Hocking. Luke revealed the news in an Instagram photo from Hawaii, saying: “She said yes a while ago but this is a way better place to take pictures than the kitchen. Can’t wait to spend forever with you @nicohocking I Love You! #Mahalo.” View…MORE

Jana Kramer Welcomes Baby Boy

Jana Kramer Welcomes Baby Boy

Jana Kramer and husband Mike Caussin welcomed a baby boy, Jace Joseph Caussin, on Nov. 29. Jana revealed the birth in a photo via Instagram, stating: “Welcome to the world, Jace Joseph Caussin. Our hearts are so full. Thank you to all of our friends and family..and all of you who have supported Mike and…MORE

Dolly Parton to Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member in 2019

Dolly Parton to Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member in 2019

On Jan. 4, 2019,  Dolly Parton will celebrate her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. To commemorate the milestone accomplishment, the Opry will celebrate Dolly Week in October with a number of performances on Oct. 10, 11 and 12. Oct. 10 | Opry Country Classics featuring performances of Dolly’s No. 1…MORE

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.