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Watch For King & Country Bring the Noise With Rousing Performance of “Little Drummer Boy” at “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special

Watch For King & Country Bring the Noise With Rousing Performance of “Little Drummer Boy” at “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special

With two Grammy Awards and five GMA Dove Awards to their credit, duo For King & Country—comprised of Australian-born brothers Joel, 35, and Luke Smallbone, 33—is well known in the Christian pop community. Country music fans were likely introduced to the duo during the recent remix of their hit song, “God Only Knows,” which featured…MORE

Garth Brooks Is Bringing His Stadium Tour to Cincinnati in 2020

Garth Brooks Is Bringing His Stadium Tour to Cincinnati in 2020

Following announced stops in Detroit (Feb. 22) and Charlotte, N.C., (May 2), Garth Brooks revealed his 2020 Stadium Tour will visit Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium on May 16. This will be Garth’s first time playing at Paul Brown Stadium and the only Ohio date on The Stadium Tour. Tickets for the new show in Cincinnati…MORE

Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn Extend Las Vegas Residency With 24 New Dates

Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn Extend Las Vegas Residency With 24 New Dates

Need an excuse to visit Las Vegas in 2020? Probably not, but just in case, Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn have extended their Sin City residency—Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas—with 24 new dates at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2020. Tickets for the new dates, which are listed below, go on…MORE

Miranda Lambert’s eBay Charity Auction Raises More Than $100,000 for MuttNation Foundation

Miranda Lambert’s eBay Charity Auction Raises More Than $100,000 for MuttNation Foundation

Miranda Lambert’s eBay charity auction—which ran from Oct. 31 to Nov. 17—raised $105,166 for her MuttNation Foundation. Miranda curated the auction that featured more than 400 lots of her clothes, jewelry, accessories and more. The proceeds benefit her MuttNation Foundation, which Miranda and her mom Bev started in 2009. The foundation has successfully raised millions…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special

Everything You Need to Know About “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special

Here’s everything you need to know about the CMA Country Christmas TV special. Date: Dec. 3 Time: 8-10 p.m. CT Television Station: ABC Host: Trisha Yearwood Location: Belmont University, Nashville Performers: Trisha Yearwood, Dierks Bentley, Kristin Chenoweth, for King & Country, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young…MORE

Jason Aldean’s “9” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Jason Aldean’s “9” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Jason Aldean’s aptly named ninth studio album, 9, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this week. The 16-song album, which dropped on Nov. 22, moved more than 83,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. The album also debuted at No. 2 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. “People buy albums with…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton Sing “Jolene” at Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary Show

Watch Dolly Parton Sing “Jolene” at Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary Show

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as an Opry member on Oct. 12 with two sold-out shows honoring the country icon. NBC turned the two-show celebration into a two-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, which debuted on Nov. 26. The show featured Opry performances from Dolly,…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Brad Paisley’s New TV Special: “Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special”

Everything You Need to Know About Brad Paisley’s New TV Special: “Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special”

Here’s everything you need to know about Brad Paisley’s new TV special, Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special. Date: Dec. 3 Time: 7 p.m. CT Television Station: ABC Location: War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville What to Expect: A combination of Brad’s signature humor, unexpected surprises, heartfelt pieces and rousing musical performances Special Guests: Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw,…MORE

Midland’s Mark Wystrach & Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Midland’s Mark Wystrach & Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Midland’s frontman Mark Wystrach and wife Ty Haney welcomed their first child—a baby girl named Sundance “Sunny” Leon Haney-Wystrach—last week. Ty posted an update via Instagram on Nov. 29, saying: “Sundance ‘Sunny’ Leon came into this world with a bang! It’s been a wild and unexpected week in the hospital, but we are all doing…MORE

Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & Jake Owen Share What They’re Thankful for in 2019

Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & Jake Owen Share What They’re Thankful for in 2019

As everyone takes a break to stuff themselves with turkey and count their blessings on Thanksgiving, we asked some of our favorite country stars—Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Jake Owen—to tell us what they’re thankful for in 2019. Lady Antebellum (Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood) Dave: “I’m grateful for these guys and looking…MORE

Craig Morgan Marks 12th USO Tour With Trip to South Korea

Craig Morgan Marks 12th USO Tour With Trip to South Korea

Craig Morgan, who spent 10.5 years on active duty in the U.S. Army in the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions and 6.5 years in the Army Reserves, performed for service members in South Korea during Thanksgiving week as part of his 12th USO Tour. Craig’s trip to Camp Humphreys in South Korea will be highlighted…MORE

George Strait Helps Raise $1.5 Million for Hurricane Relief at Benefit Concert

George Strait Helps Raise $1.5 Million for Hurricane Relief at Benefit Concert

George Strait headlined a benefit concert on Nov. 25 at ACL Live in Austin, Texas, that helped raise $1.5 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. A frequent visitor to the Bahamas, George partnered with the Discovery Land Company Foundation, which hosted the concert, to help the local people receive assistance following the…MORE

Scotty McCreery, Kelsea Ballerini & Thomas Rhett Share What They’re Thankful for in 2019

Scotty McCreery, Kelsea Ballerini & Thomas Rhett Share What They’re Thankful for in 2019

As everyone takes a break to stuff themselves with turkey and count their blessings on Thanksgiving, we asked three of our favorite country stars—Scotty McCreery, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett—to tell us what they’re thankful for in 2019. Scotty McCreery “Family, friends, [wife] Gabi. This Thanksgiving we’re headed to the LSU football game [against Texas…MORE

Say What? Jason Aldean and His Family Are Living in Kane Brown’s House Right Now

Say What? Jason Aldean and His Family Are Living in Kane Brown’s House Right Now

Good things happen when you take Kane Brown on tour with you. Just ask Jason Aldean, who recently completed his Ride All Night Tour, which featured support from Kane. Jason revealed to The Ty Bentli Show that he and his family are living in a house owned by Kane—rent free—while construction continues on his new…MORE

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Chris Young joined forces with Gavin DeGraw to tape a new episode of CMT Crossroads that will air on Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. CT.