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Watch The Highwomen Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” on “The Howard Stern Show”

Watch The Highwomen Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” on “The Howard Stern Show”

In addition to singing their new single, “Redesigning Women,” The Highwomen—Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby—performed a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” on The Howard Stern Show. The Highwomen recorded a studio version of the tune for the upcoming movie, The Kitchen, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss…MORE

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon & More in Class of 2019

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon & More in Class of 2019

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2019 on Aug. 7: Larry Gatlin, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn. Class of 2019 (with partial songwriting credits) Songwriters Marcus Hummon: “Cowboy Take Me Away” (The Dixie Chicks), “Born To Fly” (Sara Evans) and “Bless The Broken Road” (Rascal Flatts)…MORE

Watch Luke Combs Team With Tim McGraw on “Real Good Man” at CMA Fest

Watch Luke Combs Team With Tim McGraw on “Real Good Man” at CMA Fest

During his CMA Fest headlining set at Nissan Stadium on June 8, Tim McGraw delighted fans by performing his 2003 No. 1 hit, “Real Good Man.” Tim had a real good treat for fans as he began the third verse—he welcomed country’s hottest star, Luke Combs, onstage to help him finish the tune. Watch Tim…MORE

Scotty McCreery Announces 4 Headlining Dates in Europe

Scotty McCreery Announces 4 Headlining Dates in Europe

Scotty McCreery will head across the pond in October to play two shows in Germany and two shows in the UK. The four-date trek, which kicks off on Oct. 23 in Berlin, represents Scotty’s first headlining gigs in both Germany and the UK. “I’ve received numerous emails and social media messages from fans asking me…MORE

Luke Combs Makes History With 6th Consecutive No. 1 Single “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Luke Combs Makes History With 6th Consecutive No. 1 Single “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Luke Combs is breaking his own records. Luke’s current single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week. With his latest No. 1 single, Luke is first country artist in history whose first six singles have reached No. 1, following previous chart-toppers “Hurricane,” “When It Rains It…MORE

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Partners With Tractor Supply Co. for Pet Adoption Events on Aug. 24

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Partners With Tractor Supply Co. for Pet Adoption Events on Aug. 24

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation will be partnering with Tractor Supply Co. for in-store pet adoption events across the country on Aug. 24. Tractor Supply stores from coast to coast—almost 1,800 locations—will welcome patrons in support of animal nonprofits and their adoptable pets during the Out Here With Animals celebration, a monthlong event that benefits pets and…MORE

The Highwomen Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” for New Movie, “The Kitchen” [Listen]

The Highwomen Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” for New Movie, “The Kitchen” [Listen]

The Highwomen—Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby—recorded a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” for the upcoming movie, The Kitchen, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss and is set to hit theaters on Aug. 9. “The Chain” was featured on Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album, Rumours, The Highwomen will release…MORE

Tanya Tucker Covers Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me” [Listen]

Tanya Tucker Covers Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me” [Listen]

Tanya Tucker will 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

Watch Keith Urban’s Ambitious New One-Shot Video for “We Were”

Watch Keith Urban’s Ambitious New One-Shot Video for “We Were”

Keith Urban has returned to country radio airwaves with the release of his new single, “We Were,” which is currently No. 18 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Penned by Eric Church, Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell, the new tune reminisces about lost teenage love with lyrics like “We were a couple of line steppers who…MORE

Robert Earl Keen Announces 8th Annual Holiday Tour

Robert Earl Keen Announces 8th Annual Holiday Tour

Robert Earl Keen will once again hit the road this holiday season for his eighth annual Christmas tour. This year’s 15-stop holiday extravaganza, which is dubbed REK’s Countdown to Christmas Tour: Lunar Tunes & Looney Times, will pay homage to the space race and all things celestial in honor of the 50th anniversary of the…MORE

Garth Brooks Teams Up With Major League Baseball to Help Fight Childhood Hunger

Garth Brooks Teams Up With Major League Baseball to Help Fight Childhood Hunger

Garth Brooks’ Teammates for Kids Foundation has partnered with Major League Baseball for a new initiative: Home Plate Project, which seeks to end childhood hunger and combat food insecurity. Home Plate Project includes an overall $900,000 commitment, including $300,000 from MLB players, to help MLB team charities support local groups dedicated to fighting childhood hunger.…MORE

The Woodstock 50 Festival Has Been Canceled After Ongoing Logistical Problems

The Woodstock 50 Festival Has Been Canceled After Ongoing Logistical Problems

Woodstock 50—a festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 peace-love-music event—has been cancelled, according to a statement on the concert’s website. The three-day festival was originally scheduled to take place Aug. 16–18 in Watkins Glen, N.Y., about 115 miles from the original location in Bethel Woods, N.Y. However, after a series of logistical problems…MORE

New Johnny Cash Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening in Nashville

New Johnny Cash Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening in Nashville

Head to Nashville if you want an extra helping of Johnny Cash. Icon Entertainment celebrated the grand opening of Johnny Cash’s Kitchen & Saloon in downtown Nashville on July 31. Members of both the Cash and Carter families, including John Carter Cash, Tommy Cash, Joanne Cash and Carlene Carter, were on hand for the celebration.…MORE

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