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Everything You Need to Know About “ACM Presents: Our Country” TV Special on April 5

Everything You Need to Know About “ACM Presents: Our Country” TV Special on April 5

From times and tributes to performers and pre-show, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the ACM Presents: Our Country TV special. Date: Sunday, April 5 Time: 8–10 p.m. ET/PT Television Station: CBS Stream: CBS All Access Host: Gayle King Location: Stars will perform from their homes. Performers: Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane…MORE

Miranda Lambert Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Wildcard Tour”

Miranda Lambert Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Wildcard Tour”

Miranda Lambert revealed rescheduled dates for her Wildcard Tour, which will now resume in October. Originally scheduled dates in April and May have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Miranda’s tour will recommence on Oct. 8 in Spokane, Wash., with special guests Cody Johnson and Lanco. Tickets purchased for the original tour dates will…MORE

CMT Awards Rescheduled for Oct. 14

CMT Awards Rescheduled for Oct. 14

The 2020 CMT Music Awards—originally slated for June 3—will now take place on October 14. CMT released a statement on April 3: “Our top priority this last month has been rebuilding our hometown of Nashville following the tornado and ensuring the safety of our fans, employees, artists and partners during the COVID-19 crisis. As we look…MORE

John Prine Battles COVID-19 & Pneumonia in Hospital ICU: “He Is Very Ill”

John Prine Battles COVID-19 & Pneumonia in Hospital ICU: “He Is Very Ill”

John Prine’s wife, Fiona, provided an update on her husband’s condition via Instagram on April 2. Fiona confirmed that John, 73, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as pneumonia in both lungs. John has been in the hospital since March 26 and using a ventilator since March 28. “He is very ill and yet…MORE

Keith Urban Drops Illuminating New Video for “God Whispered Your Name” [Watch]

Keith Urban Drops Illuminating New Video for “God Whispered Your Name” [Watch]

Keith Urban released a new video for his single, “God Whispered Your Name.” Penned by James Slater, Shy Carter, Micah Carter and Chris August, “God Whispered Your Name” is Keith’s first new music in 2020. The new video juxtaposes Keith in the isolation of a dark room (warehouse in Nashville) with the expansiveness of performing…MORE

Lady Antebellum Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Ocean 2020 Tour”

Lady Antebellum Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Ocean 2020 Tour”

Lady Antebellum revealed rescheduled dates for their Ocean 2020 Tour, which will now kick off in July. Originally scheduled dates in May and June were rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lady A’s tour will start on July 2 in Sacramento, Calif., with special guests Jake Owen and Maddie & Tae. Tickets purchased for the…MORE

Country Music Association Pledges $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief Fund

Country Music Association Pledges $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Country Music Association—through its philanthropic arm, the CMA Foundation—has pledged $1 million to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, which was created by The Recording Academy to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease outbreak and subsequent cancellation of music events. The funds will be used to provide support to those…MORE

Morgan Wallen Loves the Eagles, Man

Morgan Wallen Loves the Eagles, Man

Unlike Jeff Bridges’ character The Dude in The Big Lebowski, Morgan Wallen loves the Eagles, man. Morgan has been turning heads with music, mullet and easygoing manner since bursting on the scene two years ago. The 26-year-old native of Sneedville, Tenn. (population 1,346) scored back-to-back No. 1 singles with “Up Down” (June 2018) and “Whiskey…MORE

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…MORE

Sara Evans to Drop New Album and New Book in the Coming Months

Sara Evans to Drop New Album and New Book in the Coming Months

Sara Evans will be keeping busy over the next few months with the release of a new album, Copy That, and the release of a new book, Born to Fly. Copy That, which will drop on May 15, is a 13-song collection that features Sara covering country and pop songs that have inspired her career,…MORE

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