Sara Evans Spreads Holiday Cheer with 2019 Christmas Tour Dates


Ending 2019 with some yuletide joy, multi-platinum singer Sara Evans will take the stage in December on her Blue Christmas Tour, where she will play some of her holiday favorites. The 10-city trek kicks off in Huntsville, Alabama, on Dec. 5, continuing through Dec. 22 in Prior Lake Minnesota. Breakout trio Temecula Road will join Evans to open each show. ...

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Loretta Lynn Makes Rare Public Appearance to Accept Lifetime Achievement Award in Nashville [Photo Gallery]


Since suffering a stroke in May 2017, Loretta Lynn, 87, has only made a handful of public appearances, but she stepped out on Sept. 17 to accept the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards at the Ryman Auditorium. The star-studded affair featured performances by Jason Aldean, Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Dean Dillon, ...

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Mickey Guyton Premieres Golden Music Video For ‘Sister’


Channeling Queen Bey herself, Mickey Guyton and her squad shine in the brand-new music video for “Sister.” Clad in gold from head to toe, Guyton toasts ride or die sisterhood with the friends who always have her back in the glittery clip, available today (9/17). Watch the golden visual below. “They say it takes a village. Making this video was ...

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Rhett Akins Wins Inaugural ACM Songwriter of the Decade Award


The Academy of Country Music announce the addition of seven new ACM Decade Awards: Song of the Decade, Album of the Decade, Artist-Songwriter of the Decade, Breakout Artist of the Decade, Single of the Decade, Songwriter of the Decade and Music Event of the Decade. The ACM Songwriter of the Decade has been awarded to Rhett Akins. The ACM Songwriter ...

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“Miss Country Soul,” Jeannie Seely, known for her husky voice and 1966, Grammy-winning hit “Don’t Touch Me,” celebrated 52 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry family this past weekend, an achievement attained by only a handful of country artists. Standing on stage in the sacred circle that upcoming artists dream of, the same iconic wooden circle onstage that ...

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BobbyCast Recap: Bobby Chats With Ken Burns About New ‘Country Music’ Documentary


On episode #200 of the BobbyCast, Bobby Bones talked with Ken Burns, established filmmaker behind the new PBS documentary, Country Music. Bobby had recently finished the documentary when he talked to Burns, which allowed for a candid conversation about the film. During their conversation, Burns talked at length about the history of country music and what the genre means to ...

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Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown & Dan + Shay Named 2019 CMT Artists of the Year


CMT announced its 2019 Artists of the Year: Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett. The artists will be honored on Oct. 16 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center in a televised special, CMT Artists of the Year. In addition to paying tribute to the honorees with live performances from other artists—including those from outside the ...

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AmericanaFest Rundown: Here’s a List of Our Favorite Shows From the Week


AmericanaFest took over Nashville for a week-long music-filled experience. Artists in the Americana genre got to showcase their talents with live performances in many of Music City’s most iconic venues. Here’s a look back at some of our favorite moments from the week… Wednesday 9/11Brent Cobb and Jade Bird lift our “Feet Off The Ground” on Cannery Row On Wednesday night ...

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Garth Brooks Dishes How His “Dive Bar” Duet With Blake Shelton Came Together: “I Called Him Up”


Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton have a Top 20 hit on their hands with their new duet, “Dive Bar,” which is currently No. 19 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after 13 weeks. Penned by Garth, Mitch Rossell and Bryan Kennedy, “Dive Bar” will be featured on Garth’s upcoming album, FUN. If you were wondering how two of country music’s biggest ...

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Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown Among 2019 CMT Artists of the Year


The 2019 CMT Artists of the Year celebration will return this October with an all new ensemble of artists. Announced early Tuesday morning (9/17), this year’s AOTY class includes Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay and Kane Brown. According to Associated Press, each of the five honorees were selected by CMT for their chart-topping success in the ...

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Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”


After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Mississippi native Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career as he will be the recipient of the inaugural Grammy Museum Mississippi’s Crossroads of American Music Award. The award honors an artist who has made significant musical contributions “influenced by the creativity born in ...

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