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Dan + Shay Announce Headlining Arena Tour

Dan + Shay Announce Headlining Arena Tour

Dan + Shay announced they will embark on a 35-plus-date headlining tour in 2020. Dan + Shay The (Arena) Tour will kick off on March 6 in Nashville, making additional stops in Dallas, Chicago, New York, Boston and more. Ticket pre-sale of American Express card members begins on Oct. 7 at 12 p.m. ET. Tickets…MORE

Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton & More to Perform at “All for the Hall” Benefit Concert

Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton & More to Perform at “All for the Hall” Benefit Concert

Keith Urban announced that his 7th All for the Hall benefit concert will take place on Feb. 10 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena with an all-star lineup that includes Ingrid Andress, Luke Combs, Lauren Daigle, Brothers Osborne, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Tenille Townes and Tanya Tucker. During this year’s concert—which is themed Under the Influence—each artist…MORE

Dolly Parton Partners With Zach Williams on New Duet, “There Was Jesus” [Listen]

Dolly Parton Partners With Zach Williams on New Duet, “There Was Jesus” [Listen]

Christian artist Zach Williams dropped his sophomore album, Rescue Story, on Oct. 4. The 10-song offering from the Grammy-nominated artist includes a duet with Dolly Parton on “There Was Jesus,” which you can listen to below. My newest duet #ThereWasJesus is out now on @zwilliamslive’s brand new album “Rescue Story.” Listen now ❤️ https://t.co/jxw08PKvy4 pic.twitter.com/5HCoUUoEXR…MORE

Maren Morris Teams With Hozier for New Rendition of “The Bones” [Listen]

Maren Morris Teams With Hozier for New Rendition of “The Bones” [Listen]

Maren Morris enlisted the talents of Hozier for a new rendition of her current single, “The Bones.” Maren co-penned the tune, which is featured on her 2019 album, Girl, with Laura Veltz and Jimmy Robbins. “When I first heard [Hozier’s] ‘Like Real People Do,’ I think I could actually hear my heart breaking and then…MORE

Dan + Shay Team With Justin Bieber on New Single, “10,000 Hours” [Listen]

Dan + Shay Team With Justin Bieber on New Single, “10,000 Hours” [Listen]

Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney have teamed with Justin Bieber to try to score their seventh No. 1 single with the release of “10,000 Hours.” Co-penned by Dan, Shay, Justin, Jessie Jo Dillon, Jordan Reynolds and Jason Boyd, “10,000 Hours” features Shay and Justin trading vocals alongside Dan’s production. The tune is…MORE

Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis” for New Country/Rock Cover Album

Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis” for New Country/Rock Cover Album

Ronnie Dunn will release a new country/rock cover album, Re-Dunn, in January 2020. The 24-track album features popular tunes originally recorded by Bob Seger, Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Hank Williams, Eric Clapton, George Strait, Tom T. Hall, Eddy Arnold and more. Ronnie recently released two tracks: Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis”…MORE

Jon Pardi Gets Engaged During Ryman Show

Jon Pardi Gets Engaged During Ryman Show

Jon Pardi kicked off his Heartache Medication Tour in style, with back-to-back shows at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Oct. 1 and 2. Jon’s encore on night two was one for the books, as he got down on one knee and proposed to girlfriend, Summer Duncan. After telling the crowd that the Ryman was one of…MORE

Watch Kane Brown & Marshmello Perform “One Thing Right” on “Ellen”

Watch Kane Brown & Marshmello Perform “One Thing Right” on “Ellen”

Kane Brown and music producer/DJ Marshmello stopped by The Ellen Show on Oct. 2 to perform their new tune, “One Thing Right,” which is currently No. 4 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Penned by Kane, Marshmello, Jesse Frasure, Josh Hoge and Matthew McGinn, “One Thing Right” is Marshmello’s first collaboration with a country artist.…MORE

Aaron Watson Gets Home State Honor

Aaron Watson Gets Home State Honor

Aaron Watson will be inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2020. The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame—which includes members such as George Strait, Robert Earl Keen, Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson and more—was created to honor individuals who show excellence in competition, business and support of rodeo and the western lifestyle in Texas.…MORE

Ashley McBryde to Receive CMT Breakout Artist of the Year Award

Ashley McBryde to Receive CMT Breakout Artist of the Year Award

Ashley McBryde will be honored with the Breakout Artist of the Year award at the CMT Artists of the Year celebration on Oct. 16 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Ashley will be the third recipient of the award, following Kelsea Ballerini (2016) and Chris Stapleton (2015). In addition, this year’s ceremony will recognize CMT’s five…MORE

Garth Brooks Reveals Fourth Stop on “Dive Bar Tour”

Garth Brooks Reveals Fourth Stop on “Dive Bar Tour”

After taking his Dive Bar Tour to Chicago (July 15), Bakersfield (Aug. 15) and New Braunfels (Sept. 23), Garth Brooks announced the fourth stop on his seven-date tour: The Barn in Sanford, Fla., on Oct. 16. Garth actually sings about The Barn in his 1995 song, “The Old Stuff,” which he co-penned with Bryan Kennedy…MORE

Grand Ole Opry’s “Dolly Week 2019” Lineup to Include Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Hank Williams Jr, Emmylou Harris & More

Grand Ole Opry’s “Dolly Week 2019” Lineup to Include Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Hank Williams Jr, Emmylou Harris & More

To commemorate Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member, the Opry will celebrate Dolly Week from Oct. 8–12 with a number of special performances. Dolly was inducted into the Opry on Jan. 4, 1969. Dolly Week 2019 includes five consecutive nights of Dolly-themed Opry shows with performances by many of Dolly’s friends,…MORE

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CMA Awards

CMA Awards

Hosted by Carried Underwood with special guests Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, the CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13 on ABC (photo by Tammie Arroyo).