Category Archives: NCD News

ACM Awards: The Winners [Updated]

ACM Awards: The Winners [Updated]

We’ll be updating this post as the winners for the 54th ACM Awards are announced. TV broadcast begins at 7 p.m. CT on CBS. New Female Artist of the Year Danielle Bradbery Lindsay Ell Ashley McBryde WINNER Carly Pearce New Male Artist of the Year Jimmie Allen Luke Combs WINNER Jordan Davis Michael Ray Mitchell…MORE

Brett Young and Wife Taylor Mills Expecting First Child

Brett Young and Wife Taylor Mills Expecting First Child

Brett Young and wife Taylor Mills announced via Instagram that they are expecting their first child. “And then we were 3 👦🏼👩🏻👶🏼,” said Brett, in part. “Taylor and I are absolutely over the moon to be expecting a new little angel into our family. Absolutely blessed to be starting this new chapter with my baby…MORE

Little Big Town Drops Thought-Provoking New Single, “The Daughters,” From Upcoming 9th Studio Album [Watch Poignant Video]

Little Big Town Drops Thought-Provoking New Single, “The Daughters,” From Upcoming 9th Studio Album [Watch Poignant Video]

Little Big Town released a thought-provoking new single, “The Daughters,” on April 5. Written by Sean McConnell, Ashley Ray and LBT’s Karen Fairchild—who also provides lead vocals—“The Daughters” is the lead single from the band’s upcoming ninth studio album. LBT also released a poignant video for “The Daughters,” which features dancers showcasing choreography from Andrew…MORE

Florida Georgia Line Adds New Dates to Las Vegas Residency

Florida Georgia Line Adds New Dates to Las Vegas Residency

Florida Georgia Line is coming back to Sin City. After headlining a five-show residency inside Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in December 2018, the duo will return to the venue for four dates on Nov. 6, 8, 9 and 12. Tickets for the new dates will go on sale on April 12…MORE

Dolly Parton NASCAR Camaro to Debut at Bristol Motor Speedway

Dolly Parton NASCAR Camaro to Debut at Bristol Motor Speedway

Dolly Parton fans, start your engines. Dolly’s likeness will be featured on driver Tyler Reddick’s No. 2 Chevy Camaro at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 6. In addition to Dolly’s image on the hood, the white and pink car features the Dollywood theme park logo on the rear quarter panels, with the DollyParton.com website across…MORE

Chris Stapleton Featured on Pink’s Upcoming Album

Chris Stapleton Featured on Pink’s Upcoming Album

Chris Stapleton contributed his vocals to the track “Love Me Anyway” on Pink’s upcoming eighth studio album, Hurts 2B Human, which is slated to drop on April 26. Pink co-penned the tune with Allen Shamblin and Tom Douglas, the songwriting tandem behind Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me.” Pink collaborated with Kenny Chesney in…MORE

Luke Combs Tops Luke Combs for Most Weeks at No. 1 on All 5 Billboard Country Charts

Luke Combs Tops Luke Combs for Most Weeks at No. 1 on All 5 Billboard Country Charts

For the third week, Luke Combs is simultaneously topping all five of Billboard’s country charts (Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, Country Streaming Songs, Country Digital Song Sales and Top Country Albums). Luke’s “Beautiful Crazy” is No. 1 on four charts, while his album, This One’s for You, is No. 1 on the Top Country Albums…MORE

Tara Thompson Gets Engaged

Tara Thompson Gets Engaged

Tara Thompson revealed via Instagram that she got engaged to boyfriend Josh Smith on March 31. Tara, who was part of the 2016 CMT Next Women of Country Tour, shared a photo of the engagement from the London Eye observation wheel in London, England. “Comin’ from a girl that said she would NEVER get married…My…MORE

Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & Old Dominion Added as Performers at ACM Awards + Presenters Announced

Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & Old Dominion Added as Performers at ACM Awards + Presenters Announced

The Academy of Country Music announced the additions of Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Old Dominion as performers for the ACM Awards on April 7. Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia…MORE

Watch Alan Jackson Perform “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” at Loretta Lynn’s All-Star Concert

Watch Alan Jackson Perform “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” at Loretta Lynn’s All-Star Concert

In honor of Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday on April 14, a number of artists took part in her All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 1, including Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Margo Price, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert,…MORE

Watch Keith Urban Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

Watch Keith Urban Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

In honor of Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday on April 14, a number of artists took part in her All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 1, including Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Margo Price, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert,…MORE

Daytime Talk Show “Pickler & Ben” to Be Canceled

Daytime Talk Show “Pickler & Ben” to Be Canceled

After two seasons, syndicated daytime talk show Pickler & Ben—which is hosted by Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron—will be canceled. The show, which debuted in 2017 with producer Faith Hill, now reaches 176 markets, but media company E.W. Scripps has deemed the show to have limited long-term profitability. Filmed in front of a live studio…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.