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Natalie Stovall Announced as New Member of Runaway June

Natalie Stovall Announced as New Member of Runaway June

One day after Hannah Mulholland announced her departure from trio Runaway June on May 14, founding members Naomi Cooke and Jennifer Wayne revealed that Natalie Stovall has joined the group. Runaway June announced the news via Twitter, saying: “Everyone meet the newest member of Runaway June, Natlie Stovall!! We couldn’t be more excited for the…MORE

Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler & Steven Curtis Chapman to Perform on Opry’s “Salute the Troops” Memorial Day Weekend Special

Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler & Steven Curtis Chapman to Perform on Opry’s “Salute the Troops” Memorial Day Weekend Special

The Grand Ole Opry will honor U.S. veterans, current military members and essential workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic with a special Salute the Troops show that features performances by Craig Morgan, Steven Curtis Chapman and Kellie Pickler. The Opry’s annual pre-Memorial Day Salute the Troops performance will take place on May 23 at 7 p.m.…MORE

Maren Morris Cancels All 2020 Dates on “RSVP The Tour”

Maren Morris Cancels All 2020 Dates on “RSVP The Tour”

Maren Morris has cancelled all 2020 dates on her RSVP The Tour. Maren revealed the news via social media, stating: “In tears writing this but given these unprecedented circumstances, I’ve decided to postpone RSVP The Tour to 2021. Thankfully, all rescheduled dates will be in the same venues, so your tickets will be valid at…MORE

Kenny Chesney Cancels All 2020 Chillaxification Tour Dates

Kenny Chesney Cancels All 2020 Chillaxification Tour Dates

Kenny Chesney has cancelled his 2020 Chillaxification Tour. Kenny planned to kick off his 2020 Chillaxification Tour on April 18 in Arlington, Texas. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, 11 dates on the tour—from April 18 to May 28—were initially scrapped. Kenny had hoped to reboot his Chillaxification Tour on May 30 in Pittsburgh,…MORE

George Strait Announces Rescheduled 2021 Dates for Notre Dame & Minneapolis Concerts

George Strait Announces Rescheduled 2021 Dates for Notre Dame & Minneapolis Concerts

George Strait has announced rescheduled dates for two upcoming concerts. George’s “Strait to South Bend” concert at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., which was originally scheduled on Aug. 15, 2020, will now take place on Aug. 7, 2021, with special guests Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne. George’s concert at U.S. Bank Stadium in…MORE

Carly Pearce Releases New Video for “It Won’t Always Be Like This” [Watch]

Carly Pearce Releases New Video for “It Won’t Always Be Like This” [Watch]

Carly Pearce released a new video for “It Won’t Always Be Like This.” The new clip features Carly and her bandmates individually recording the tune for what she dubs “The Social Distance Sessions.” Penned by Carly, Sam Ellis and Natalie Hemby, “It Won’t Always Be Like This” is featured on Carly’s self-titled sophomore album, which…MORE

Ingrid Andress, Lindsay Ell, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce & Gabby Barrett to Guest Host “Nights With Elaina”

Ingrid Andress, Lindsay Ell, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce & Gabby Barrett to Guest Host “Nights With Elaina”

Westwood One Nashville’s nationally syndicated radio show, Nights With Elaina, will feature a very special group of guest hosts on May 18–22. Carly Pearce (May 18), Gabby Barrett (May 19), Lindsay Ell (May 20), Ingrid Andress (May 21) and Ashley McBryde (May 22) will each guest host one evening from their homes, providing listeners with an update…MORE

Miranda Lambert Drops Acoustic Video of “Bluebird” [Watch]

Miranda Lambert Drops Acoustic Video of “Bluebird” [Watch]

Miranda Lambert released an acoustic video of her single, “Bluebird,” on May 13. Miranda dedicated the vertical clip, which was filmed on the porch of her Tennessee home, to essential workers, first responders and healthcare professionals. “I want to send this one out to the essential workers, the first responders and the healthcare professionals who…MORE

Watch Tim McGraw’s TV Debut of “I Called Mama” on “Ellen”

Watch Tim McGraw’s TV Debut of “I Called Mama” on “Ellen”

Tim McGraw performed his new single, “I Called Mama,” on The Ellen Show on May 13. Tim’s at-home performance marked his TV debut of the new single, which was released on May 8. Penned by Lance Miller, Marv Green and Jimmy Yeary, “I Called Mama” is about the special connection mothers share with their children, especially…MORE

After Serious Single, Justin Moore Lightens It Up With Another Top 20 Hit as He Reminds Us to Have “Fun”

After Serious Single, Justin Moore Lightens It Up With Another Top 20 Hit as He Reminds Us to Have “Fun”

In September 2019, Justin Moore scored his eighth career No. 1 single with “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home.” Co-penned by Justin, Jeremy Stover, Paul Digiovanni and Chase McGill, the heavy tune—with a military/first responder theme—was the lead single from Justin’s fifth studio album, Late Nights & Longnecks, which dropped in July 2019.…MORE

Thomas Rhett’s “Beer Can’t Fix” Did NOT Break the Billboard Country Airplay Chart Record for Most Consecutive No. 1 Singles

Thomas Rhett’s “Beer Can’t Fix” Did NOT Break the Billboard Country Airplay Chart Record for Most Consecutive No. 1 Singles

Thomas Rhett’s current single, “Beer Can’t Fix,” featuring Jon Pardi, became his 15th No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. “Beer Can’t Fix” is Thomas Rhett’s ninth consecutive No. 1 single, the longest ACTIVE streak on the Airplay chart, ahead of Luke Combs (7) and Old Dominion (6). However, contrary to reports…MORE

The Highwomen Officially Announce New Single, “Crowded Table” [Listen]

The Highwomen Officially Announce New Single, “Crowded Table” [Listen]

The Highwomen—Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby—will officially ship new single, “Crowded Table,” to country radio on May 26. Penned Natalie, Brandi and Lori McKenna, “Crowded Table” is featured on the foursome’s 2019 self-titled debut album, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. “‘Crowded Table’ has taught me…MORE

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CMT Awards

CMT Awards

The 2020 CMT Music Awards—originally slated for June 3—will now take place on October 14. photos by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com