Category Archives: NCD News

Ashley McBryde to Release Sophomore Album, “Never Will,” on April 3

Ashley McBryde to Release Sophomore Album, “Never Will,” on April 3

After breaking out in 2018 with her Grammy-nominated debut album, Girl Going Nowhere, Ashley McBryde announced she will drop her sophomore album, Never Will, on April 3. The 11-song offering, which was produced by Jay Joyce, features lead single “One Night Standards” and newly released track “Martha Divine.” Ashley co-penned nine of the 11 tracks.…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini & Kacey Musgraves Stand Up to Sexist Tweet

Kelsea Ballerini & Kacey Musgraves Stand Up to Sexist Tweet

It started with a tweet. It ended with, well, we don’t yet. But here’s the middle, so far. On Jan. 14, Chris Willman, a features editor for Variety, tweeted: “I turned on the 105.1 country station in L.A. just now, and they were playing the new song by Gabby Barrett, and then, without any pause…MORE

The Gatlin Brothers Announce “65th Anniversary Tour”

The Gatlin Brothers Announce “65th Anniversary Tour”

The Gatlin Brothers will celebrate their 65th Anniversary Tour in 2020, marked by the first time Larry, Steve and Rudy began singing together as children in Abilene, Texas, in 1955 when they were six, four and two years old, respectively. The Gatlin Brothers will perform more than 60 lives dates in 2020. The first leg…MORE

Aaron Watson Inducted Into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

Aaron Watson Inducted Into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

Aaron Watson was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame on Jan. 16 at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth. The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame—which includes members such as George Strait, Robert Earl Keen, Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson and more—was created to honor individuals who show excellence in competition, business and support of…MORE

No Country Music: Super Bowl Reveals Performers for National Anthem & Halftime Show

No Country Music: Super Bowl Reveals Performers for National Anthem & Halftime Show

Super Bowl LIV (54) on Feb. 2 will feature a halftime performance by Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, with Demi Lovato (pictured) singing the national anthem during the pre-game festivities. A country artist has not headlined the Super Bowl halftime show since Shania Twain pumped “Up!” the crowd in 2003 with Sting and No Doubt. That’s…MORE

Reba McEntire to Guest Star on “Young Sheldon” as “Fun, Fiery Ex-Wife”

Reba McEntire to Guest Star on “Young Sheldon” as “Fun, Fiery Ex-Wife”

Reba McEntire is adding another acting credit to her résumé with a guest appearance on the third season of Young Sheldon in February. Reba will play June, the “fun and fiery” ex-wife of Coach Ballard (Craig T. Nelson), who is dating Meemaw (Annie Potts). June and Meemaw form an unlikely friendship, according to the press…MORE

Jason Aldean Extends “We Back Tour” With Brett Young, Mitchell Tenpenny & More

Jason Aldean Extends “We Back Tour” With Brett Young, Mitchell Tenpenny & More

Jason Aldean added a summer leg to his previously announced We Back Tour. Jason extended the tour with 22 new dates, including stops in Toronto, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, San Diego and more. Brett Young, Mitchell Tenpenny and Dee Jay Silver will serve as support on the summer leg. The 20-date winter leg of the We…MORE

Listen to Dustin Lynch’s Fiery New Single, “Momma’s House”

Listen to Dustin Lynch’s Fiery New Single, “Momma’s House”

Dustin Lynch announced he will follow up his 7th No. 1 hit, “Ridin’ Roads,” with the release of “Momma’s House.” The fiery tune, which was penned by Dylan Schneider, Michael Lotten, Rodney Clawson and Justin Wilson, will impact country radio on Feb. 3. “Momma’s House” is the third single from Dustin’s fourth studio album, Tullahoma…MORE

Chris Young Announces “Town Ain’t Big Enough Tour” With Scotty McCreery

Chris Young Announces “Town Ain’t Big Enough Tour” With Scotty McCreery

Chris Young will hit the road this summer for his Town Ain’t Big Enough Tour, which takes its name from his recent duet with Lauren Alaina. Kicking off on May 28 in Detroit, the 29-date tour will make additional stops in Chicago, Seattle, Dallas, Atlanta and more. Scotty McCreery will serve as direct support, along…MORE

Brooks & Dunn to Hit the Road for “Reboot 2020 Tour”

Brooks & Dunn to Hit the Road for “Reboot 2020 Tour”

Brooks & Dunn announced they will hit the road this summer for the Reboot 2020 Tour, which takes its name from the duo’s 2019 album. The 18-date trek will kick off on May 5 in St. Louis, making additional stops in Tampa, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Chicago and more. The Reboot 2020 Tour will be Brooks &…MORE

Tenille Townes to Release Debut Album, “The Lemonade Stand,” This Spring

Tenille Townes to Release Debut Album, “The Lemonade Stand,” This Spring

In the build-up to the spring release of her debut album, The Lemonade Stand, Tenille Townes will drop a new six-song EP, Road to the Lemonade Stand, on Feb. 7. Produced by Jay Joyce, the new EP features five songs written by Tenille, including her Top 30 hit, “Somebody’s Daughter,” and current single, “Jersey On…MORE

Maddie & Tae Announce “Tourist in This Town Tour”

Maddie & Tae Announce “Tourist in This Town Tour”

Before joining Lady Antebellum’s Ocean Tour this summer, Maddie & Tae will perform a handful of headlining dates on their Tourist in This Town Tour, which takes its moniker from a song on their 2019 EP, One Heart to Another. Kicking off on April 15 in Baltimore, the eight-date tour will make additional stops in…MORE

Lady Antebellum Scores 10th No. 1 Single With “What If I Never Get Over You”

Lady Antebellum Scores 10th No. 1 Single With “What If I Never Get Over You”

Lady Antebellum scored their 10th No. 1 single as “What If I Never Get Over You” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. The tune, which is the lead single from Lady A’s 2019 album, Ocean, is the trio’s first No. 1 single since 2014’s “Bartender.”…MORE

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Grammy Time

Grammy Time

The 62nd Grammy Awards will air live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Jan. 26 on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.