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Sam Hunt Drops Friendly New Single, “Kinfolks” [Listen]

Sam Hunt Drops Friendly New Single, “Kinfolks” [Listen]

Sam Hunt dropped his first new single in more than a year with the release of “Kinfolks” on Oct. 10. Penned by Sam with frequent collaborators Zach Crowell, Jerry Flowers and Josh Osborne, “Kinfolks” will impact country radio on Oct. 14. “When I think of ‘kinfolks,’ when I think of that phrase, I think of…MORE

CMT Announces Performers & Presenters for “Artists of the Year” TV Special

CMT Announces Performers & Presenters for “Artists of the Year” TV Special

CMT announced that its Artists of the Year celebration on Oct. 16 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center will feature performances by Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Ashley McBryde, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum and more. Award presenters will include Vince Gill, Maddie & Tae, Bobby Bones, Johnny Galecki, Lauren Akins and Lonnie…MORE

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) hosted its 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 17. In addition to performances by Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Dean Dillon and more, the NSAI handed out a number of awards,…MORE

Loretta Lynn & George Strait to Be Honored at Nashville Songwriter Awards [Performers Include Reba, Dierks, Sam Hunt & More]

Loretta Lynn & George Strait to Be Honored at Nashville Songwriter Awards [Performers Include Reba, Dierks, Sam Hunt & More]

The 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards—taking place on Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium—will feature star-studded performances from Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Michael Ray, Dean Dillon and more. Country legend Loretta Lynn will receive the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her contributions to…MORE

Highlights From the ACM Honors Ceremony, Including Chris Stapleton, Jon Pardi, Lauren Alaina, Sam Hunt & More [Photo Gallery]

Highlights From the ACM Honors Ceremony, Including Chris Stapleton, Jon Pardi, Lauren Alaina, Sam Hunt & More [Photo Gallery]

The Academy of Country Music hosted the 12th annual ACM Honors ceremony on Aug. 22 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium to recognize the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd ACM Awards. Hosted by Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi, the ceremony paid tribute to a number of artists for their specific achievements, including Alan…MORE

Dustin Lynch, Lauren Alaina, Cam, Jon Pardi & More to Perform at ACM Honors Ceremony

Dustin Lynch, Lauren Alaina, Cam, Jon Pardi & More to Perform at ACM Honors Ceremony

The Academy of Country Music announced its first round of performers and presenters for the 12th annual ACM Honors ceremony, which will take place on August 22 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony will recognize the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd ACM Awards. Performers include Lauren Alaina, Kassi Ashton, Cam, Deana…MORE

What’s the Next Destination on Sam Hunt & Wife’s Travel Schedule?

What’s the Next Destination on Sam Hunt & Wife’s Travel Schedule?

From Honduras and Hawaii to Israel and Mexico, it’s no secret that jet-setting couple Sam Hunt and wife Hannah Lee love to travel. In fact, the cover art for Sam’s current single, “Downtown’s Dead,” depicts the colonial village of Bernal, Mexico, where Sam and Hanna Lee recently spent some time. As Sam gears up for…MORE

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Three years after proclaiming himself a “Sturgill Simpson fan” on Twitter, Sam Hunt is still rocking out to the award-winning sounds of Sturgill. While the two artists are on the opposite ends of the country music spectrum, Sam hasn’t shied away from giving Sturgill continued props for his 2014 album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,…MORE

Sam Hunt Says He Plans to Release Another New Song in “About a Month”

Sam Hunt Says He Plans to Release Another New Song in “About a Month”

Fans won’t have to wait much longer for more new music from Sam Hunt. Sam, who dropped his first single in more than a year with the release of “Downtown’s Dead” on May 16, says that he’s got another new song in the can. “I have right now—or at any given time—I’ll have 50 or…MORE

Listen to Sam Hunt’s New Single, “Downtown’s Dead,” + Full Lyrics

Listen to Sam Hunt’s New Single, “Downtown’s Dead,” + Full Lyrics

Sam Hunt dropped his first new single in more than a year with the release of “Downtown’s Dead” on May 16. “Downtown’s Dead” was co-penned by Sam, Zach Crowell, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally and Charlie Handsome, which is the same writing team—sans Charlie—behind Sam’s 2017 smash hit, “Body Like a Back Road.” According to Nielsen…MORE

Sam Hunt to Drop New Single, “Downtown’s Dead,” on May 16

Sam Hunt to Drop New Single, “Downtown’s Dead,” on May 16

Sam Hunt will release a new single, “Downtown’s Dead,” on May 16. Sam broke the news via his Instagram page on May 15, hiding previous posts so that his announcement was front and center. Since dropping his smash hit, “Body Like a Back Road,” in February 2017 and getting hitched in April 2017, Sam Hunt…MORE

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 on Oct. 14 at the Music City Center: Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn.