Watch Luke Combs & His Fiancée Get Some “Practice” Cutting Their Wedding Cake


After Luke Combs was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on July 16, he and fiancée Nicole Hocking got some “practice” for their upcoming wedding reception. The couple was tasked with cutting Luke’s celebratory cake at the Opry’s post-show party. “We’ve got to practice,” said Luke, before he and Nicole cut the first slice together. Luke and Nicole, who ...

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Eli Young Band Celebrate ‘Rule-Breaking’ No. 1 ‘Love Ain’t:’ ‘We Really Appreciate What it Means to Make it Back Up to the Top Again’


Eli Young Band are self-described outliers. Formed in 2000 as students at University of North Texas, the band of Mike Eli, James Young, Jon Jones and Chris Thompson made a name for themselves touring extensively in their home state before Nashville took notice, signing a record deal in 2005. Their third record Jet Black & Jealous became their breakthrough project, ...

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Lady Antebellum Return to Their Core on New Album: ‘It’s Definitely a Deeper Record’


At the core of Lady Antebellum’s upcoming album are two elements that define compelling music: vulnerability and honesty. This begins with the first single off the new project, “What If I Never Get Over You.” Written by Ryan Hurd, Laura Veltz, Sam Ellis and Jon Green, the contemplative ballad finds the male and female narrators taking a hard look at ...

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Miranda Lambert Pushes Start on ‘It All Comes Out in the Wash’


Miranda Lambert returns with a steady-handed tribute to the idea that time heals all wounds in her new single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash.” Featuring a string-bending electric guitar hook and Lambert’s signature vocal attitude, the roots-rocking anthem is all about letting go of the trouble in your past — a topic that’s been close to the front ...

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Miranda Lambert Drops High-Speed Bonus Track, “Locomotive” [Listen]


In addition to releasing the lead single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash,” from her upcoming seventh studio album on July 18, Miranda Lambert dropped a driving new bonus track, “Locomotive.” Miranda co-penned the new track, which she describes as “total country punk-rock,” with Ashley Monroe and K.S. Rhodes. Miranda debuted the high-speed song at Nashville’s CMA Fest in ...

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AmericanaFest Adds 150 Artists, Including Brent Cobb, Shawn Colvin, Maggie Rose, Micky & the Motorcars, Foy Vance & More


Nashville’s 2019 AmericanaFest (Sept. 10–15) has revealed an additional 150 artists set to perform during the six-day festival, including Maggie Rose, Micky & the Motorcars, Foy Vance, Brent Cobb, Shawn Colbin, Drivin N Cryin, Andrew Combs and more. Previously announced performers include Brandy Clark, Tanya Tucker, Corb Lund, Jack Ingram, Lori McKenna, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Bruce Robison, Kelly Willis, ...

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Who’s New: Elizabeth Donald


Elizabeth Donald Born: Melbourne, AustraliaLives: Dubai, United Arab EmiratesAge: 34Single: “Easier to Apologize”Twitter: @emgdmusicInstagram: @elizabethdonaldmusicFacebook: Elizabeth Donald How did you get started in music?  I don’t recall music ever not being in my life. Both of my parents have a huge love for music, so it was constantly being played around the house. My grandmother was a music teacher and ...

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Luke Combs Officially Joins Grand Ole Opry Family


Luke Combs was officially inducted into the Grand Ole Opry family Tuesday night (July 16), welcomed by Opry members Vince Gill, Joe Diffie and more. It was an emotional moment for the red hot superstar-on-the-rise, who was surprised with the invitation just last month. After performing two songs, Gill and Diffie came out with the Gatlin Brothers, Chris Janson, Dustin ...

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