Josh Turner’s Crew Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Crash


One is dead and seven injured after a crash involving a passenger bus carrying the road crew for Josh Turner on Wednesday night (9/18). According to CBS Los Angeles, the bus carrying Turner’s crew was traveling eastbound on Highway 46 after a concert in Paso Robles when the driver left the roadway and drove down an embankment. The outlet reports ...

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Kalie Shorr Cuts the B.S. on ‘Too Much to Say’ Acoustic Premiere


You know how it feels when something terrible happens, and people you barely know start acting like they’re your best friend? Kalie Shorr does, and she tells them to cut the B.S. in a new acoustic performance of “Too Much to Say” premiering on Sounds Like Nashville today (September 18). Setting the brutally honest tone for Shorr’s upcoming album, Open ...

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Kenny Chesney Named ‘Artist Humanitarian’ for Charity Efforts


Superstar Kenny Chesney will receive a public “thank you” from the Country Radio Broadcasters organization next year. He’ll be given the 2020 Artist Humanitarian Award to honor his career-long focus on giving back. Sponsored by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Chesney will receive his latest award at the Kickoff Luncheon of the 2020 Country Radio Seminar, where a group of industry ...

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Jason Aldean Takes the Fall in New Track ‘Blame It on You’


Jason Aldean offers up a smooth-burning admission of romantic fault in “Blame It on You,” a smoky pseudo-ballad to what might have been off his upcoming album, 9. Featuring an atmospheric country-rock sound full of dejected guitars and spacey steel strains, the track works like a modern barstool anthem, full of regret. Dealing with a breakup in classic shot-for-shot fashion, ...

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Kenny Chesney to Receive 2020 Humanitarian Award From Country Radio Broadcasters


Kenny Chesney has been named the recipient of the 2020 Artist Humanitarian Award by the Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) for his ongoing charitable work. Notably, Kenny’s Love for Love City Foundation helped spearhead the rebuilding of St. John after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. In addition to humanitarian aid and working with local teams to facilitate ...

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Scotty McCreery is Looking Forward to ‘Good Times’ With Old Dominion on Make it Sweet Tour


Though Scotty McCreery is an experienced tour headliner, he’s looking forward to transitioning back into the role of opening act when he hits the road with Old Dominion on their 2019 Make it Sweet Tour in November.   Sitting down with the Nashville media, McCreery shares that while his encounters with the five-member band have been brief, he did get ...

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Tour Bus With Josh Turner’s Crew Involved in Fatal Crash


The California Highway Patrol has confirmed one death following a tour bus crash in Shandon, Calif., on the night of Sept. 18. The tour bus was transporting Josh Turner’s road crew after a concert at Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, Calif. Josh was not on the bus, nor were members of his band. KGET.com is reporting that the tour ...

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Thomas Rhett Offers a Warning ‘To the Guys That Date My Girls’


Thomas Rhett has a new song with a special message inspired by his daughters, a pure-country ballad that comes with a warning titled “To the Guys That Date My Girls.” Still officially unreleased, the quiet track hits close to home for any parent with daughters who will one day want to date — and that’s something Rhett knows well with ...

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Luke Bryan to Turn the Opry Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness


Luke Bryan is joining the Grand Ole Opry in the fight against breast cancer this fall as he’s set to “flip the switch” on a special edition of Opry Goes Pink. Taking place October 22, the event will feature two shows with Bryan headlining, but the won’t be your average Opry broadcasts. First Bryan will flip the switch on the ...

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Blanco Brown to Release Debut Album ‘Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs’


“The Git Up” hitmaker Blanco Brown is backing his chart topping smash with a full album, announcing plans to release Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs on October 11. Fusing hip-hop and rap with country into a new sound he’s dubbed “TrailerTrap,” Brown draws on artists like Johnny Cash and Outkast — both of whom he listened to growing up. Back then, ...

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Watch Luke Combs Perform “When It Rains It Pours” at Hall of Fame Benefit as Vince Gill Improvises Lead Guitar


Vince Gill hosted an All for the Hall event at the Novo Theater at L.A. Live on Sept. 17 in Los Angeles with special guests Emmylou Harris, Luke Combs and Sheryl Crow. The foursome performed songs and swapped stories during the “guitar pull,” a casual affair in which songwriters take turns performing while their fellow artists listen or add accompaniment. ...

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