Category Archives: NCD News

Chris Young Extends “Town Ain’t Big Enough Tour” With Scotty McCreery

Chris Young Extends “Town Ain’t Big Enough Tour” With Scotty McCreery

Chris Young has added a handful of dates to his upcoming Town Ain’t Big Enough Tour, which takes its name from his recent duet with Lauren Alaina. Initially slated to kick off in Detroit on May 28, Chris’ tour will now get started on April 30 in Columbus, Ohio, with new dates in Missouri, Iowa,…MORE

Maren Morris Scores Third No. 1 Single With “The Bones”

Maren Morris Scores Third No. 1 Single With “The Bones”

Maren Morris’ “The Bones” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Maren co-penned the tune, which is featured on her 2019 album, Girl, with Laura Veltz and Jimmy Robbins. “The bones are good,” said Maren via Twitter. “Thank you so much for my third number 1…MORE

Gene Watson Joins the Grand Ole Opry

Gene Watson Joins the Grand Ole Opry

After Vince Gill invited him to join the Grand Ole Opry on Jan. 17, Gene Watson was inducted into the esteemed organization by Opry member Steve Wariner on Feb. 7. “I remember my induction night as humbling and overwhelming,” said Steve. “But tonight, it’s about Gene who is a great ambassador for country music and…MORE

Midland to Drop New Live Album on Feb. 28

Midland to Drop New Live Album on Feb. 28

Midland—the trio comprised of Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson—re-opend iconic West-coast venue The Palomino for a special concert on Oct. 15, 2019. Now the trio is commemorating the performance with a new album, Midland Live From the Palomino, which will drop on Feb. 28. The 10-song offering features Midland’s current single, “Cheatin’ Songs,”…MORE

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks New Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14 finding confidence over the last few years the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019 the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive the…MORE

CMA Announces International Tour With Abby Anderson, Niko Moon, Cassadee Pope & Mitchell Tenpenny

CMA Announces International Tour With Abby Anderson, Niko Moon, Cassadee Pope & Mitchell Tenpenny

The Country Music Association will visit the Pacific Rim in March with an international showcase featuring Abby Anderson, Niko Moon, Cassadee Pope and Mitchell Tenpenny. The five-date tour, dubbed Introducing Nashville, will visit Australia, New Zealand and Japan. As part of CMA’s mission to support the expansion of country music around the globe, Introducing Nashville…MORE

Kane Brown to Play in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Kane Brown to Play in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Kane Brown will showcase his hoop skills at the 2020 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Feb. 14. Kane will join a star-studded lineup from across music, film, TV and sports in the nationally televised game on ESPN. Additional participants include Common, Chance the Rapper, Alex Moffat, Jon Batiste, Taylor Bennett and more. ESPN’s Stephen A.…MORE

Shania Twain Adds 14 New Shows to Vegas Residency

Shania Twain Adds 14 New Shows to Vegas Residency

Shania Twain has added 14 new dates to her Let’s Go! Las Vegas residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Aug: 21, 22, 26, 28, 29 Sept: 2, 5, 6 Dec: 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12 Shania will serve as the creative director for the new shows, which feature her past…MORE

Kenny Chesney Announces New Single, “Here and Now”

Kenny Chesney Announces New Single, “Here and Now”

Kenny Chesney will return to country radio on Feb. 21 with the release of his new single, “Here and Now.” The new tune, which was penned by Craig Wiseman, David Garcia and David Lee Murphy, follows Kenny’s recent Top 10 single, “Tip of My Tongue.” “This song kind of blew my mind,” says Kenny. “The…MORE

Tickets for Tim McGraw’s 2 Concerts With Luke Combs to Go On Sale

Tickets for Tim McGraw’s 2 Concerts With Luke Combs to Go On Sale

One of this year’s most anticipated summer tours—Tim McGraw’s Here On Earth Tour—will kick off on July 10 in Syracuse, with additional stops in Toronto, Dallas, San Diego, L.A., Atlanta, Chicago and more. Midland and Ingrid Andress will serve as support, with Luke Combs joining the tour for two dates: L.A. on Sept. 4 and…MORE

Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage Is Open in Nashville

Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage Is Open in Nashville

Following in the footsteps of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and George Jones, Glen Campbell is the subject of a new museum in downtown Nashville. The Glen Campbell Museum & Rhinestone Stage, which opened on Feb. 1, honors the life of the “Rhinestone Cowboy” by showcasing different stages of his career and displaying a collection of…MORE

Maddie & Tae Announce Sophomore Album, “The Way It Feels”

Maddie & Tae Announce Sophomore Album, “The Way It Feels”

Maddie & Tae will release their sophomore album, The Way It Feels, on April 10. The 15-song offering features 10 songs from Maddie & Tae’s 2019 EPs, One Heart to Another and Everywhere I’m Goin’, as well as five new songs that the duo co-wrote. The upcoming album, which is available for pre-order now, was…MORE

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Gifts $160,000 in Grants to 50 Animal Shelters

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Gifts $160,000 in Grants to 50 Animal Shelters

With 15 rescue animals between them—including dogs, cats and rabbits—it’s no secret Miranda Lambert and mom Bev Lambert have a soft spot in their hearts for fury, four-legged friends. That’s why in 2009, Miranda and Bev started the MuttNation Foundation, an organization with the mission of ending animal suffering and homelessness on every front. The…MORE

Blake Shelton’s New Ole Red Venue to Open in April

Blake Shelton’s New Ole Red Venue to Open in April

Blake Shelton is teaming with Ryman Hospitality Properties to open a new Ole Red restaurant and bar in Orlando, Fla., on April 14. Blake and Ryman Hospitality have already opened Ole Red locations in Tishomingo, Okla. (September 2017), Nashville (May 2018) and Gatlinburg (March 2019). Located at the ICON Park development, the planned $15-million Ole…MORE

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2020 ACM Awards

2020 ACM Awards

The ACM Awards will air live on CBS on April 5 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (photo by AFF-USA.com).