Louisville’s Bourbon & Beyond Festival Announces Music Acts


We’ve already told you about the exciting lineup for Hometown Rising, the inaugural country music festival planned for September 14-15 in Louisville. For a first-time fest, Hometown Rising has put together a fantastic roster of talent, ranging from Luke Bryan and Tim McGraw to Keith Urban and Little Big Town. These superstars will be joined with other acts such as ...

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Michael Ray Takes ‘One That Got Away’ to No.1


Michael Ray has been celebrating his latest Number One hit in style, as “One That Got Away” is officially his third Mediabase radio singles chart topper. Ray got the happy news in Las Vegas just one day after taking part in his first-ever ACM Awards. Written by Josh Osborne, Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen and Jesse Frasure, “One That Got Away” ...

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Brett Eldredge to Headline Nashville’s Free 4th of July Show


Brett Eldredge will headline downtown Nashville’s free Fourth of July celebration—Let Freedom Sing—on the nation’s 243rd birthday. The main concert stage will be located at Fifth Avenue and Broadway and will include a DJ and live music starting at noon. Additional performers include Dylan Scott, Mac McAnally, The Joe West Band, Jessy Wilson and more. Let Freedom Sing will also ...

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Eli Young Band to release “Fingerprints” this summer on June 16th


Photo (04/09/19): NCC’s Leslie Armstrong (Makeup by Rachel Forrest) with EYB   MULTI-PLATINUM-selling and chart-topping Eli Young Band will release of FINGERPRINTS June 16, marking their first album on The Valory Music Co.  Teasing tracks all week, they officially announced the new music this morning on socials. Watch here. The 11-song collection will be available for digital pre-order Friday, April 28 ...

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Tanya Tucker Pens Open Letter Detailing “Abuse and Neglect” at a Wisconsin Zoo


Tanya Tucker, in partnership with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, penned an open letter that details “abuse and neglect” she witnessed during a recent trip to the Special Memories Zoo in Greenville, Wis. Areas of concern that Tanya mentioned include animals housed in filthy enclosures, lack of drinking water and food contaminated with fecal matter. Tanya also noted a number ...

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Thomas Rhett Enlists Wife and Daughters for ‘Look What God Gave Her’ Video


Thomas Rhett tributes some truly incredible women in his latest video. It’s a futuristic concept piece for the grooving new single, “Look What God Gave Her” – and it features a heartwarming twist. Directed by TK McKamy, the colorful clip finds Rhett playing a variety of instruments – from electric guitar to drums – and stands out for its visually-stunning ...

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Grand Ole Opry: How Inductees Are Chosen to Join Famed Society


The March 5 announcement of pop-country singer and songwriter Kelsea Ballerini as the next Grand Ole Opry inductee left many of her fans and detractors curious about membership requirements. Unfortunately, there’s few publicly-known answers about who gets to join the cast of America’s longest-running radio show. “The Opry doesn’t simply pass out invitations to the biggest stars with the most ...

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Maren Morris Featured on Upcoming “Game of Thrones” Soundtrack


Maren Morris will be featured on the upcoming soundtrack for Season 8 of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones announced the news via Twitter, with Maren adding: “Let the Games begin… Let the Games begin… https://t.co/diBCBhvbqH — MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris) April 9, 2019 In addition to Maren, the upcoming soundtrack, which will be released on April 26, features Lennon Stella ...

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American Idol Recap: Meet Your Top 14


It was another awesome night of competition on American Idol as the second set of ten contestants paired up with celebrity singers to vie for a spot in the Top 14. Unfortunately, for the first time since the show began, host Ryan Seacrest called in sick and surrendered the hosting duties to radio personality Bobby Bones. Fortunately though, all three of ...

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Luke Combs’ “Beautiful Crazy” Is No. 1 for 7th Straight Week [1 Week From the Record]


Luke Combs’ “Beautiful Crazy” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the seventh straight week. The tune is now tied for the second-longest run atop the chart, which was created in 1990. Only Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett’s “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and Lonestar’s “Amazed” have had longer runs at eight weeks. “Beautiful Crazy,” which Luke co-penned with ...

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