Category Archives: NCD News

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

Watch the Wedding Fireworks in Kane Brown’s New Video for “Good as You”

Watch the Wedding Fireworks in Kane Brown’s New Video for “Good as You”

Kane Brown is giving fans a glimpse into his recent wedding in a new video for “Good as You,” a tune from his upcoming album, Experiment, which drops on Nov. 9. The video for the new slow-jam features highlights of Kane’s marriage to Katelyn Jae on Oct. 12 in Nashville, including the ceremony, reception, fireworks…MORE

Watch Ricky Skaggs Play “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” on Bill Monroe’s Mandolin at His Hall of Fame Induction

Watch Ricky Skaggs Play “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” on Bill Monroe’s Mandolin at His Hall of Fame Induction

The Country Music Hall of Fame formally inducted three new members on Oct. 21: Ricky Skaggs (modern era), Dottie West (veteran era, decreased) and Johnny Gimble (musician, deceased). A number of Hall of Fame members and other country artists were in attendance for the celebration, including Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Emmylou…MORE

Lauren Alaina’s Step-Dad Passes Away After Cancer Battle

Lauren Alaina’s Step-Dad Passes Away After Cancer Battle

Lauren Alaina’s step-dad, Sam Ramker, passed away on Oct. 21, after battling Stage IV cancer since March. Lauren shared the news via Instagram, stating: “My stepdad, Sam, went to heaven at one o’clock this morning. He was the purest example of how to love and live life fully. His last few hours were some of…MORE

Lauren Alaina Cancels More Shows Due to “Family Medical Emergency”

Lauren Alaina Cancels More Shows Due to “Family Medical Emergency”

Due to a “family medical emergency,” Lauren Alaina will not perform on Oct. 19 in Sugar Land, Texas, or Oct. 20 in New Braunfels, Texas, as part of Cole Swindell and Dustin Lynch’s Reason to Drink Another Tour. Lauren’s step-dad, Sam Ramker, has been battling Stage IV cancer since March. Lauren and her teamed shared…MORE

Who’s New: Nora Collins

Who’s New: Nora Collins

Born: Brookfield, Wis. Lives: Nashville Age: 24 Single: “Plain Jane” EP: Strings (Nov. 2) Twitter: @Nora_Collins Instagram: @Nora_Collins Facebook: @NoraCollinsOfficial How did you get started playing music? I have always loved to sing. It all started in the church choir. The director saw something in me and suggested to my parents that we look into…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood, Runaway June, and Maddie & Tae Perform Power Medley

Watch Carrie Underwood, Runaway June, and Maddie & Tae Perform Power Medley

Carrie Underwood will launch her Cry Pretty Tour 360 in May 2019, but she got the party started early at the CMT Artists of the Year Awards on Oct. 17 as she teamed with future tourmates Runaway June and Maddie & Tae to perform a medley of iconic songs, including: Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your…MORE

61 of Our Favorite Red Carpet Photos From CMT’s “Artists of the Year” Celebration

61 of Our Favorite Red Carpet Photos From CMT’s “Artists of the Year” Celebration

Before the stars hit the stage at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center for the CMT Artists of the Year celebration, they strutted their stuff on the red carpet, including Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady Antebellum, Trisha Yearwood, Sheryl Crow and many more. Check out our photo gallery, courtesy of Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com. photos by…MORE

Morgan Wallen Announces 26-Date Headlining Tour

Morgan Wallen Announces 26-Date Headlining Tour

Morgan Wallen will kick off 2019 by embarking on his headlining If I Know Me Tour, which takes its moniker from the title of his debut album. The 26-date tour starts on Jan. 5 in Milwaukee and makes additional stops in Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and more through March. Michael Hardy will…MORE

Oak Ridge Boys Announce 29th Annual Christmas Tour

Oak Ridge Boys Announce 29th Annual Christmas Tour

The Oak Ridge Boys will once again celebrate the holiday season with their Shine the Light On Christmas Tour. ORB’s 29th annual holiday tour, which will take the group to 32 cities in 18 states, kicks off on Nov. 14 in Branson, Mo., and makes additional stops in Boise, Topeka, Nashville and more. “The Shine…MORE

New Study Reveals Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks & Kenny Chesney Are Viewed “Favorably,” Especially Among Republicans

New Study Reveals Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks & Kenny Chesney Are Viewed “Favorably,” Especially Among Republicans

Morning Consult, a technology company that collects, organizes and shares research data, conducted a Favorable/Unfavorable Survey based on Forbes’ list of the 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities. Forbes’ 2018 list includes three country stars: No. 45: Luke Bryan, $52 million No. 59: Garth Brooks, $45.5 million No. 87: Kenny Chesney, $37 million According to Morning Consult’s study,…MORE

CBS Television Special Will Capture Garth Brooks’ Notre Dame Stadium Concert

CBS Television Special Will Capture Garth Brooks’ Notre Dame Stadium Concert

If you’re not one of the more than 84,000 fans who purchased a ticket to watch Garth Brooks’ concert at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, on Oct. 20, you can still be a part of the experience. Garth revealed that CBS will premiere a new two-hour television special that captures his performance. Garth:…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “CMT Artists of the Year” Special

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “CMT Artists of the Year” Special

From honorees and awards to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about CMT’s Artists of the Year television special. Date: Oct. 17 Time: 8 p.m. ET Location: Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center Television Station: CMT Honorees: CarrieUnderwood, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman,…MORE

Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean & Thomas Rhett to Headline 2019 Tortuga Festival [+ Full Lineup]

Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean & Thomas Rhett to Headline 2019 Tortuga Festival [+ Full Lineup]

More than 100,000 people are expected to hit the beach in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on April 12–14 for the seventh annual Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival. The 3-day festival will feature headliners Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Thomas Rhett, with additional performers that include Danielle Bradbery, Kane Brown, Sheryl Crow, Delta Rae, Lindsay Ell,…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.