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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

Garth Brooks: “I Wish I Was Loretta Lynn”

Garth Brooks: “I Wish I Was Loretta Lynn”

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started tonight (April 1) with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The concert will feature performances by Garth Brooks, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,…MORE

Maren Morris Adds New Dates to “Girl: The World Tour”

Maren Morris Adds New Dates to “Girl: The World Tour”

Maren Morris added three U.S. dates to her headlining Girl: The World Tour. New cities include Los Angeles (Sept. 14), San Luis Obispo, Calif. (Sept. 20), and Milwaukee (Nov. 15), in addition to the recently announced show in Nashville on Oct. 18. Hailey Whitters will serve as the opener for the three new dates, with…MORE

Midland’s Jess Carson & Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Midland’s Jess Carson & Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Midland guitarist Jess Carson and wife Camille welcomed a baby girl, Rosalia Jean Carson, on March 27, according to People. Rosalia, who weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz., joins older sister Ida Mae, 3, and older brother Parker Emmanuel, 1, in the Carson household. “Camille is the strongest woman I know,” said Jess to People. “She…MORE

Blake Shelton Releases Intense New Single, “God’s Country” [Listen]

Blake Shelton Releases Intense New Single, “God’s Country” [Listen]

Blake Shelton dropped a new single, “God’s Country,” on March 29. The new tune is the first sample of music from Blake’s upcoming 12th studio album. Penned by Michael Hardy, Jordan Schmidt and Devin Dawson, “God’s Country” follows Blake’s previous Top 10 single, “Turnin’ Me On,” which was featured on his 2017 album, Texoma Shore.…MORE

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Still Rings True

Still Rings True

Keith Whitley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame will open on May 3. Photo courtesy Jim Shea/CMHOF