Category Archives: NCD News

Watch Keith Urban Invite Bachelorette Onstage Mid-Concert to Call Fiancé

Watch Keith Urban Invite Bachelorette Onstage Mid-Concert to Call Fiancé

Keith Urban was up to his usual shenanigans during his Graffiti U World Tour stop in Hershey, Pa., on Oct. 25. Keith invited a bachelorette party onstage mid-show to speak with the bride-to-be, Dawn Kitch, who jokingly noted that her fiancé was going to be mad: “Chad is going to kill me. He told me…MORE

Miranda Lambert Helps Escort Unruly Fan Out of the Ryman . . . And Then Gets Right Back to Work [Watch]

Miranda Lambert Helps Escort Unruly Fan Out of the Ryman . . . And Then Gets Right Back to Work [Watch]

The Pistol Annies—Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe—treated a packed house at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium to a 75-minute set on Oct. 25. The trio played a number of offerings from their 2011 debut album, Hell on Heels, and 2013 sophomore album, Annie Up, including “Bad Example,” “Lemon Drop,” “Hush Hush,” “I Feel a Sin…MORE

Locash Talks Family Life, Tailgating Tour, New Single, Upcoming Album & More

Locash Talks Family Life, Tailgating Tour, New Single, Upcoming Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Lucas and Preston Brust of Locash about: new additions to their families signing a new record deal with Broken Bow Records releasing new single, “Feels Like a Party” being known for their feel-good vibes and energetic shows working on their new 11-song album, which is expected to drop in January…MORE

“Polk Salad Annie” Singer/Songwriter Tony Joe White Dead at 75

“Polk Salad Annie” Singer/Songwriter Tony Joe White Dead at 75

Tony Joe White, the songwriter behind such hits at “Polk Salad Annie” and “Rainy Night in Georgia,” died on Oct. 24 at his home in Leiper’s Fork, Tenn., according to the Tennessean. Over his 50-year career in genres spanning country, rock, and R&B, Tony Joe White penned a number of tunes for stars such as…MORE

Dierks Bentley Announces “Burning Man Tour” With Jon Pardi & Tenille Townes

Dierks Bentley Announces “Burning Man Tour” With Jon Pardi & Tenille Townes

Dierks Bentley will hit the road in 2019 for his headlining Burning Man Tour. The first leg of the tour kicks off on Jan. 17 in Hamilton, Ontario, making nine stops in Canada before hitting U.S. soil for 15 stops in Reno, Nashville, Omaha and more. Openers include Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes and Hot Country…MORE

Watch Blake Shelton’s Face Become Pumpkin Art

Watch Blake Shelton’s Face Become Pumpkin Art

Blake Shelton posted a Halloween-inspired clip on Instagram on Oct. 24 that shows an artist carving his likeness onto a pumpkin. The 28-second video—which has been sped up—features some product placement by Smithworks Vodka, which Blake co-owns. Blake posted the video with the caption: “It’s a pumpkin. It’s me. It’s me on a pumpkin. Pretty…MORE

Luke Bryan’s Mother Shares Message of “Love and Thanks” After Hurricane Michael Destroyed Her Beach House

Luke Bryan’s Mother Shares Message of “Love and Thanks” After Hurricane Michael Destroyed Her Beach House

After Hurricane Michael destroyed her home in Mexico Beach, Fla., earlier this month, LeClaire Bryan—Luke Bryan’s mother—shared a video message on Luke’s Instagram page on Oct. 24, thanking well-wishers for their prayers and vowing to rebuild. “Hey, this is LeClaire Bryan—we just want to thank you, thank everybody for all of their prayers and concerns,”…MORE

Alabama to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From T.J. Martell Foundation

Alabama to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From T.J. Martell Foundation

Iconic country group Alabama will be recognized with the Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award at the 11th annual T.J. Martell Foundation Nashville Honors Gala on Feb. 25. The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s leading foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding treatments and cures for cancer. Since 2009, the Foundation has provided…MORE

Locash to Perform at National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington DC on Nov. 28

Locash to Perform at National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington DC on Nov. 28

The National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 28 will include some country twang from Chris Lucas and Preston Brust of Locash. The duo revealed they will perform three songs during the ceremony, which typically involves performers from many musical genres. Last year’s Tree Lighting ceremony featured the…MORE

CMA Awards Announce Second Round of Performers, Including Thomas Rhett, Pistol Annies, Dierks Bentley, FGL & More

CMA Awards Announce Second Round of Performers, Including Thomas Rhett, Pistol Annies, Dierks Bentley, FGL & More

The Country Music Association announced its second round of performers for the 52nd annual CMA Awards: Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies, and Thomas Rhett Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. Hosted…MORE

Lady Antebellum Announces 15-Date Las Vegas Residency

Lady Antebellum Announces 15-Date Las Vegas Residency

Following in the Sin City footsteps of country artists like Shania Twain, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire and more, Lady Antebellum has announced a 15-date Las Vegas residency in 2019. Lady A’s Our Kind of Vegas residency will kick off on Feb. 8 in the Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms Casino, with…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton Perform New Song, “Girl in the Movies,” From Upcoming Netflix Film, “Dumplin’”

Watch Dolly Parton Perform New Song, “Girl in the Movies,” From Upcoming Netflix Film, “Dumplin’”

In addition to re-recording six songs from her iconic catalog, Dolly Parton co-penned and recorded six new songs for the upcoming Nexflix movie, Dumplin’. Dumplin’, which is based on Julie Murphy’s 2015 best-selling novel of the same name, stars Danielle Macdonald as the plus-size daughter of Jennifer Aniston, a former Texas beauty queen. The daughter…MORE

Jason Aldean to Play Free Nashville Show [RSVP Now]

Jason Aldean to Play Free Nashville Show [RSVP Now]

Pandora will host a free “Backroads” concert that will be headlined by Jason Aldean at Nasvhille’s Marathon Music Works on Nov. 27. The concert is a celebration for fans—and Jason, who is the most played country artist in Pandora history. “It’s cool to get to play shows like this where you know the fans are…MORE

Dierks Bentley to Serve as Producer for New Comedy on Fox

Dierks Bentley to Serve as Producer for New Comedy on Fox

Dierks Bentley will try his hand at a new trade: producer. Dierks is slated to serve as the executive producer of a new comedy on Fox, according to Variety. The currently untitled series will be set in a Nashville bar. Jack Burditt, whose credits include Modern Family, Last Man Standing and The Mindy Project, will…MORE

Listen to Florida Georgia Line’s Suggestive New Single, “Talk You Out of It”

Listen to Florida Georgia Line’s Suggestive New Single, “Talk You Out of It”

Fresh off of scoring their 16th No. 1 hit with “Simple” earlier this month, Florida Georgia Line will ship a new single, “Talk You Out of It,” to country radio on Nov. 5. The tune, which was penned by Michael Hardy, Hunter Phelps, Jameson Rogers and Alysa Vanderheym is the duo’s second single from their…MORE

Watch Tim McGraw’s Vibrant New Video for “Neon Church”

Watch Tim McGraw’s Vibrant New Video for “Neon Church”

Tim McGraw dropped a vibrant new lyric video for his current single, “Neon Church.” The new clip was created by light-painting artist Patrick Rochon, who utilized a photographic technique of moving a light source while taking a long-exposure photograph. “We wanted to give the fans something really special with this lyric video and we were…MORE

Dan + Shay Announce New Spring Tour

Dan + Shay Announce New Spring Tour

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay surprised their fans on Oct. 21 by announcing a new Spring Tour. The 19-date tour kicks off on Feb. 28 in New Orleans and makes additional stops in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle and more. Morgan Evans will serve as the opener during the first nine shows,…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Delta Rae

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Delta Rae

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I really wanted to start involving more men into the Women Want to Hear Women conversation, because the only way to change the conversation is by working together. I thought the perfect guests would be the men and women of Delta Rae. The group, composed of two women…MORE

Daily Dose

New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.