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Vote Now: CMT Reveals 5 Finalists for Video of the Year at CMT Awards

Vote Now: CMT Reveals 5 Finalists for Video of the Year at CMT Awards

CMT revealed its five finalists for Video of the Year at the CMT Awards on June 5: Carrie Underwood – “Cry Pretty” Kane Brown – “Good as You” Keith Urban feat. Julia Michaels – “Coming Home” Kelsea Ballerini – “Miss Me More” Luke Combs – “She Got the Best of Me” Fan voting via Twitter…MORE

Tanya Tucker to Release New 10-Song Album This Summer

Tanya Tucker to Release New 10-Song Album This Summer

Tanya Tucker with release her new album, While I’m Livin’, on Aug. 23. The 10-song offering, which was co-produced by Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings, features seven original tracks that were co-penned by Brandi, Tim Hanseroth and Phil Hanseroth (Tanya teamed with the songwriting trio to pen one song, “Bring My Flowers Now”). Tanya also…MORE

Morgan Wallen Scores 2nd No. 1 Single With “Whiskey Glasses”

Morgan Wallen Scores 2nd No. 1 Single With “Whiskey Glasses”

After 40 weeks at country radio, Morgan Wallen’s single, “Whiskey Glasses,” has topped both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. Penned by Ben Burgess and Kevin Kadish, “Whiskey Glasses” mirrored the ascent of Morgan’s previous No. 1 single, “Up Down,” which topped the charts in June 2018 after 32 weeks. “Lyrically, ‘Whiskey Glasses’…MORE

Old Dominion Flips the Scrip With New Single, “One Man Band” [Listen]

Old Dominion Flips the Scrip With New Single, “One Man Band” [Listen]

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—will follow up their recent No. 1 single, “Make It Sweet,” by shipping “One Man Band” to country radio on June 17. Penned by Josh Osborne with Old Dominion’s Matthew, Trevor and Brad, “One Man Band” fits the OD playbook with…MORE

Jake Owen Spotlights Small-Town Living in New Single, “Homemade” [Listen]

Jake Owen Spotlights Small-Town Living in New Single, “Homemade” [Listen]

Jake Owen released his new single, “Homemade,” on June 3. The new tune, which is featured on his recent album, Greetings . . . From Jake, follows the album’s previous Top 10 single, “Down to the Honkytonk,” and No. 1 lead single, “I Was Jack (You Were Diane).” The wistful new single, which was penned…MORE

Randy Houser Announces “Magnolia Tour”

Randy Houser Announces “Magnolia Tour”

Randy Houser will embark on the Magnolia Tour this fall. The upcoming trek, which takes its name after Randy’s new studio album, is slated to visit a dozen cities, including Dallas, New York, Boston and more. Additional dates will be announced soon. Randy shipped his new single, “No Stone Unturned,” to country radio on May…MORE

Turnpike Troubadours Taking “Indefinite Hiatus” After Cancelling Upcoming Shows

Turnpike Troubadours Taking “Indefinite Hiatus” After Cancelling Upcoming Shows

Red dirt raconteurs Turnpike Troubadurs announced via Instagram that they are taking an “indefinite hiatus” after canceling their upcoming tour dates. The Oklahoma-based band, which consists of Evan Felker, Kyle Nix, Ryan Engleman, RC Edwards, Hank Early and Gabriel Pearson, has canceled a number of shows over the last year as one of its band…MORE

Runaway June Announces Release of Debut Album, “Blue Roses”

Runaway June Announces Release of Debut Album, “Blue Roses”

Runaway June—the trio comprised of Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne—will release its debut album, Blue Roses, on June 28. The 10-song offering, which was produced by Dann Huff and Ross Copperman, features Top 25 single, “Buy My Own Drinks.” Naomi, Hannah and Jennifer co-penned a number of tracks on the new album alongside…MORE

2019 AmericanaFest to Feature Performances by Brandy Clark, Tanya Tucker, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis, Jack Ingram & Hundreds More

2019 AmericanaFest to Feature Performances by Brandy Clark, Tanya Tucker, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis, Jack Ingram & Hundreds More

Nashville’s 2019 AmericanaFest (Sept. 10–15) has revealed more than 100 artists slated to perform during the six-day festival, including Brandy Clark, Tanya Tucker, Corb Lund, Jack Ingram, Lori McKenna, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis, Quaker City Night Hawks, Shinyribs, Aubrie Sellers and more. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks…MORE

Luke Bryan Reveals Dates & Locations for 11th Annual Farm Tour

Luke Bryan Reveals Dates & Locations for 11th Annual Farm Tour

Luke Bryan announced that his 11th annual Farm Tour will visit six cities this fall. The tour will make stops at farms in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Kansas (X2) and Oklahoma between Sept. 26–Oct. 5. Over the years, Luke has awarded more than 60 college scholarships to local students from farming families within the communities the…MORE

Jon Pardi Shares Track List and Artwork for New Album, “Heartache Medication”

Jon Pardi Shares Track List and Artwork for New Album, “Heartache Medication”

Jon Pardi revealed the track list, songwriters and artwork for his upcoming third studio album, Heartache Medication, which will drop on Sept. 27. The 14-song offering, which was co-produced by Jon, Bart Butler and Ryan Gore, features a bevy of top songwriters, including Natalie Hemby, Dean Dillon, Rhett Akins and more. Jon co-wrote seven of…MORE

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Roo Too

Roo Too

The lineup at this year’s Bonnaroo (June 13-16) includes a number of country stars: Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs & more.