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Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Win Two BET Hip Hop Awards for “Old Town Road”

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Win Two BET Hip Hop Awards for “Old Town Road”

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus took home two trophies for their smash hit, “Old Town Road,” at the BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired on Oct. 8 from Atlanta. “Old Town Road” won Best Collab/Duo or Group, besting nominations from Cardi B and Bruno Marks (“Please Me”), DJ Khaled, Nipsey Hussle and John…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini to Team With Halsey for Upcoming “CMT Crossroads”

Kelsea Ballerini to Team With Halsey for Upcoming “CMT Crossroads”

Kelsea Ballerini will team with Halsey for the 70th episode of CMT Crossroads. The episode will be taped at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater on Oct. 11. The concert is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6 p.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. for the concert that’s slated to end at…MORE

Morgan Wallen Announces Headlining “Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour”

Morgan Wallen Announces Headlining “Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour”

Morgan Wallen will hit the road in 2020 for his headlining Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour. The coast-to-coast run kicks off on Jan. 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich., and makes additional stops in New Orleans, Houston, Boston, Atlanta, Denver and more. Jon Langston and Ashland Craft will serve as support. “This year so far, I’ve mostly…MORE

Whiskey Myers Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Jon Pardi No. 2, Sturgill Simpson No. 3

Whiskey Myers Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Jon Pardi No. 2, Sturgill Simpson No. 3

Hard-rockin’ country troupe Whiskey Myers ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with its new self-titled album, moving 42,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. The tally was buoyed by Whiskey Myers’ recent Die Rockin’ Tour, which included a copy of the new album with a select ticket purchase. Jon Pardi’s highly…MORE

Matt Stell Scores First No. 1 Single With “Prayed for You”

Matt Stell Scores First No. 1 Single With “Prayed for You”

Matt Stell’s debut single, “Prayed for You,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. Penned by Matt, Allison Veltz and Ash Bowers, “Prayed for You” is featured on Matt’s 2019 debut EP, Everywhere But On. Matt is the fist artist to reach No. 1 with a debut single since Jimmie Allen’s…MORE

Listen to Runaway June’s Sassy New Single, “Head Over Heels”

Listen to Runaway June’s Sassy New Single, “Head Over Heels”

Runaway June—comprised of Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne—will follow up their Top 5 single, “Buy My Own Drinks,” with the release of “Head Over Heel” on Oct. 28. Penned by Naomi, Hannah, Jennifer, Tommy Cecil and Jared Mullins, “Head Over Heels” is featured on Runaway June’s 2019 album, Blue Roses. The sassy tune,…MORE

Michael Ray & Carly Pearce Tie the Knot

Michael Ray & Carly Pearce Tie the Knot

After getting engaged during their vacation in Tulum, Mexico, in December 2018, Michael Ray, 31, and Carly Pearce, 29, tied the knot on Oct. 6. According to People, the ceremony took place at Drakewood Farm in Goodlettsville, Tenn., about 15 miles north of Nashville. The venue features 40 acres of rolling farmland, a mansion, three…MORE

Dan + Shay Announce Headlining Arena Tour

Dan + Shay Announce Headlining Arena Tour

Dan + Shay announced they will embark on a 35-plus-date headlining tour in 2020. Dan + Shay The (Arena) Tour will kick off on March 6 in Nashville, making additional stops in Dallas, Chicago, New York, Boston and more. Ticket pre-sale of American Express card members begins on Oct. 7 at 12 p.m. ET. Tickets…MORE

Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton & More to Perform at “All for the Hall” Benefit Concert

Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton & More to Perform at “All for the Hall” Benefit Concert

Keith Urban announced that his 7th All for the Hall benefit concert will take place on Feb. 10 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena with an all-star lineup that includes Ingrid Andress, Luke Combs, Lauren Daigle, Brothers Osborne, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Tenille Townes and Tanya Tucker. During this year’s concert—which is themed Under the Influence—each artist…MORE

Dolly Parton Partners With Zach Williams on New Duet, “There Was Jesus” [Listen]

Dolly Parton Partners With Zach Williams on New Duet, “There Was Jesus” [Listen]

Christian artist Zach Williams dropped his sophomore album, Rescue Story, on Oct. 4. The 10-song offering from the Grammy-nominated artist includes a duet with Dolly Parton on “There Was Jesus,” which you can listen to below. My newest duet #ThereWasJesus is out now on @zwilliamslive’s brand new album “Rescue Story.” Listen now ❤️ https://t.co/jxw08PKvy4 pic.twitter.com/5HCoUUoEXR…MORE

Maren Morris Teams With Hozier for New Rendition of “The Bones” [Listen]

Maren Morris Teams With Hozier for New Rendition of “The Bones” [Listen]

Maren Morris enlisted the talents of Hozier for a new rendition of her current single, “The Bones.” Maren co-penned the tune, which is featured on her 2019 album, Girl, with Laura Veltz and Jimmy Robbins. “When I first heard [Hozier’s] ‘Like Real People Do,’ I think I could actually hear my heart breaking and then…MORE

Dan + Shay Team With Justin Bieber on New Single, “10,000 Hours” [Listen]

Dan + Shay Team With Justin Bieber on New Single, “10,000 Hours” [Listen]

Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney have teamed with Justin Bieber to try to score their seventh No. 1 single with the release of “10,000 Hours.” Co-penned by Dan, Shay, Justin, Jessie Jo Dillon, Jordan Reynolds and Jason Boyd, “10,000 Hours” features Shay and Justin trading vocals alongside Dan’s production. The tune is…MORE

Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis” for New Country/Rock Cover Album

Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis” for New Country/Rock Cover Album

Ronnie Dunn will release a new country/rock cover album, Re-Dunn, in January 2020. The 24-track album features popular tunes originally recorded by Bob Seger, Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Hank Williams, Eric Clapton, George Strait, Tom T. Hall, Eddy Arnold and more. Ronnie recently released two tracks: Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis”…MORE

Jon Pardi Gets Engaged During Ryman Show

Jon Pardi Gets Engaged During Ryman Show

Jon Pardi kicked off his Heartache Medication Tour in style, with back-to-back shows at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Oct. 1 and 2. Jon’s encore on night two was one for the books, as he got down on one knee and proposed to girlfriend, Summer Duncan. After telling the crowd that the Ryman was one of…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).