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Carly Pearce & Russell Dickerson Team Up for Co-Headlining “The Way Back Tour”

Carly Pearce & Russell Dickerson Team Up for Co-Headlining “The Way Back Tour”

Carly Pearce and Russell Dickerson are having so much success on the charts that the old friends decided to team up for the co-headlining The Way Back Tour in 2019. After topping the charts earlier this year with “Yours,” Russell earned his second No. 1 hit with “Blue Tacoma” in October, while Carly copped her…MORE

Kenny Chesney Reveals Intimate “Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour”

Kenny Chesney Reveals Intimate “Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour”

After Kenny Chesney’s 2018 Trip Around the Sun Tour hit more than a dozen major stadiums and more than 20 amphitheaters, the Tennessee native is scaling back his 2019 tour, which he has dubbed the Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour. “I wanted to change it up,” says Kenny. “Last year was so intense, and…MORE

Justin Moore Announces 2019 Tour Dates With Cody Johnson, Eric Paslay & Riley Green

Justin Moore Announces 2019 Tour Dates With Cody Johnson, Eric Paslay & Riley Green

Justin Moore announced a handful of new tour dates for 2019, including multiple stops in the Midwest. Cody Johnson, Eric Paslay and Riley Green will serve as the openers during various stops. Tickets are on sale now. Justin recently released the lead single, “The One’s That Didn’t Make it,” from his upcoming 2019 album. Justin…MORE

Luke Combs Gets Comfortable at No. 1 for the Third Straight Week

Luke Combs Gets Comfortable at No. 1 for the Third Straight Week

Luke Combs found a spot he likes: the top. Luke’s current single, “She Got the Best of Me,” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the third consecutive week. Only two other songs have accomplished that feat in 2018: Brett Young’s “Like I Loved You” and Luke Bryan’s “Most People Are Good.” “She…MORE

Take a Mystic Journey in Tim McGraw’s New Video for “Neon Church” [Watch]

Take a Mystic Journey in Tim McGraw’s New Video for “Neon Church” [Watch]

Tim McGraw released a new video for his single, “Neon Church,” which is currently No. 25 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after four weeks. The new clip, which was directed by Shane Drake (“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” and “Southern Girl”), follows a lone traveler who makes his way to a local bar for a spiritual…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

As of today, there is only one woman in the Top 30 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart: Maren Morris, whose single “Rich” is currently No. 5. Maren stopped by Women Want to Hear Women this week and delivered an open and honest dialogue about the current state of women in the country industry, differences…MORE

Listen to Cole Swindell’s Guilt-Ridden New Single, “Love You Too Late”

Listen to Cole Swindell’s Guilt-Ridden New Single, “Love You Too Late”

Cole Swindell will try to score the ninth No. 1 hit of his singing career with the release of his new single, “Love You Too Late.” Penned by Cole, Michael Carter and Brandon Kinney, “Love You Too Late” follows No. 1 lead single, “Break Up in the End,” from Cole’s third album, All of It,…MORE

Listen to Carly Pearce’s Spirited New Single, “Closer to You”

Listen to Carly Pearce’s Spirited New Single, “Closer to You”

Following the success of hit singles “Every Little Thing” and “Hide the Wine” from her 2017 debut album, Carly Pearce is giving fans the first taste of her sophomore set with the release of “Closer to You.” Produced by busbee and co-penned by Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson and Troy Verges, “Closer to You” will impact…MORE

Brett Young Marries Longtime Girlfriend Taylor Mills

Brett Young Marries Longtime Girlfriend Taylor Mills

Brett Young married longtime girlfriend Taylor Mills in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 3. Brett and Taylor, who got engaged in February 2018, have known each other for more than 10 years. Love has been a constant theme for Brett since releasing his self-titled debut album in February 2017. The 12-track offering—of which Brett co-wrote…MORE

Chris Stapleton & Wife Morgane Announce They Are Expecting Their Fifth Child

Chris Stapleton & Wife Morgane Announce They Are Expecting Their Fifth Child

Chris Stapleton announced that he and wife Morgane are expecting their fifth child. Chris broke the news onstage during his concert at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2, with his wife by his side. “I’ve got an announcement to make,” said Chris during his extended rendition of “Tennessee Whiskey.” “Some of you may know that…MORE

Country-Themed Night on “Dancing With the Stars” to Feature Cole Swindell, Lauren Alaina, Chris Janson, Carly Pearce & Lanco

Country-Themed Night on “Dancing With the Stars” to Feature Cole Swindell, Lauren Alaina, Chris Janson, Carly Pearce & Lanco

On Nov. 5, ABC’s Dancing With the Stars will get fans in a country state of mind for the upcoming CMA Awards on Nov. 14. DWTS’s country-themed episode will feature live performances by Lauren Alaina (“Ladies in the ’90s”), Chris Janson (“Can’t Help Falling in Love”), Lanco (“Born to Love”), Carly Pearce (“Every Little Thing”)…MORE

George Strait Announces Rare Concert Date in 2019 With Chris Stapleton & More

George Strait Announces Rare Concert Date in 2019 With Chris Stapleton & More

Since George Strait trotted off into the sunset on his Cowboy Rides Away Tour in 2014, his appearances onstage have been few and far between—outside of his 18 “Strait to Vegas” concerts. However, George has announced he will take the stage on March 30 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The King of Country will be…MORE

CMA Awards Announce Additional Performers, Including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Brett Young & More

CMA Awards Announce Additional Performers, Including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Brett Young & More

The Country Music Association announced its third round of performers for the 52nd annual CMA Awards: Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Luke Combs, Midland, and Brett Young. Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia…MORE

Montgomery Gentry’s New Album, “20 Years of Hits,” Features Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley, Granger Smith & More

Montgomery Gentry’s New Album, “20 Years of Hits,” Features Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley, Granger Smith & More

Prior to Troy Gentry’s passing in September 2017, he and duo-mate Eddie Montgomery re-recorded many of Montgomery Gentry’s signature songs for the new album, Montgomery Gentry: 20 Years of Hits. The new 12-song album, which will be released on Nov. 16, features a number of guest artists, including Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley, Granger Smith, Logan…MORE

See How Your Favorite Country Stars Dressed Up for Halloween, Including Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Chris Young & More

See How Your Favorite Country Stars Dressed Up for Halloween, Including Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Chris Young & More

Some of our favorite country stars got into the spirit of Halloween by donning funny, scary and crazy costumes. Check ’em out, including photos of Thomas Rhett, Luke Bryan, Lauren Alaina, Keith Urban, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini and more. “If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends.” My fiancé…MORE

Garth Brooks Announces Dates for First Two 2019 Stadium Tour Stops

Garth Brooks Announces Dates for First Two 2019 Stadium Tour Stops

Let’s hope Garth Brooks doesn’t announce every one of his 2019 Stadium Tour stops individually, but here we go with the first two (which were announced two hours apart): March 9 St. Louis, Mo. The Dome at America’s Center March 23 Glendale, Ariz. State Farm Stadium The stadium concerts will feature in-the-round staging. Tickets go…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.