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The 10 Most-Streamed Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan & Tim McGraw—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Most-Streamed Songs of 2016 Include Tunes by Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan & Tim McGraw—But Who’s No. 1?

While both album sales (-11%) and track sales (-23%) dipped in 2016 compared to 2015’s numbers, audio/video streaming results increased 57% from 14.1 billion streams in 2015 to 22.1 billion streams in 2016, according to Billboard and Nielsen Music. With more than 175 million streams, Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” topped the list of the most-streamed…MORE

New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit Will Feature Garth Brooks, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Buddy Miller & More

New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit Will Feature Garth Brooks, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Buddy Miller & More

In the final revelation of its week-long rollout of new exhibits in 2017, the Country Music Hall of Fame announced today (Jan. 13) that its new American Currents exhibit will open on March 17, 2017, and run though March 2018. The exhibit will provide an annual up-to-date snapshot of the state of country music, featuring…MORE

The 10 Best-Selling Country Albums of 2016 Include Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood—But Who’s No. 1?

The 10 Best-Selling Country Albums of 2016 Include Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood—But Who’s No. 1?

According to Billboard and Nielsen Music, 2016 country albums sales were down 11 percent from 2015. Interestingly enough, the top-selling album of 2016—Chris Stapleton’s Traveller—was released in 2015, and so were two other albums in the Top 10: Thomas Rhett’s Tangled Up and Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller. Sam Hunt’s Montevallo was released in 2014. With sales…MORE

Houston Rodeo Announces Star-Studded 2017 Lineup, Including Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, ZBB, Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton & More

Houston Rodeo Announces Star-Studded 2017 Lineup, Including Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, ZBB, Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton & More

Running from March 7–26—yes, 20 days—Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is one of the largest rodeo and livestock exhibitions in the world. Rodeo Houston features a carnival, a bar-b-que contest, 10K race and some of the best live entertainment in the country. The event pulled in almost 2.5 million attendees during last year’s festivities and…MORE

Vote Now: Best Single of 2016

Vote Now: Best Single of 2016

From Maren and Miranda to Sturgill and Stapleton—and everyone in between—2016 was a stellar year for country singles. We managed to narrow our list down to 10 of the best singles, and now it’s up to you to help us decide who has the supreme single of 2016. Keep in mind, the single had to…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “Smoky Mountains Rise” Telethon: Who, What, When, Where to Watch?

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “Smoky Mountains Rise” Telethon: Who, What, When, Where to Watch?

What Is It: Smoky Mountains Rise is a three-hour telethon broadcast to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation’s My People Fund to benefit those affected by the Sevier County, Tennessee, wildfires. When: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 8 p.m–11 p.m. EST. Who’s Performing: Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Alison Krauss, Chris Stapleton, Hank Williams Jr., Alabama,…MORE

Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam Celebrates a Night of Great Music for a Worthy Cause [Photo Gallery]

Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam Celebrates a Night of Great Music for a Worthy Cause [Photo Gallery]

Overshadowed by the hubbub surrounding the Luke Bryan incident, the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on Nov. 30 was a tremendous night of music that benefited The Journey Home Project, an organization that supports U.S. military veterans. In addition to a surprise appearance by Randy Travis to help present Charlie with a humanitarian award,…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, FGL & More Read Mean Tweets on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Watch Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, FGL & More Read Mean Tweets on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Some of country’s biggest stars kept the party rolling last night (Nov. 2) after the CMA Awards by taking part in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Mean Tweets. Trace Adkins, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Houser, Cassadee Pope, Dan + Shay, Cole Swindell, Jana Kramer, Granger Smith, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge,…MORE

Daily Dose

Raising Kane

Raising Kane

Kane Brown will make his late-night television debut tonight (Jan. 23) on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Tune in at 12:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

Bach Party

Bach Party

Chris Lane will perform his current single, “For Her,” on The Bachelor tonight (Jan. 23). Tune in to ABC at 8 p.m. ET.