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BobbyCast Recap: Songwriter Rodney Clawson Talks About His Biggest Hits, Coaching John Rich In Middle School, And More

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On episode #205 of his podcast the BobbyCast, Bobby Bones chatted with hit country songwriter, Rodney Clawson, who has written countless songs for artists such as Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton and many more. Bones and Clawson chatted about some of those songs, but first, they dove into his background. Although he is a well-known country hitmaker ...

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Michael Ray Channels Parents’ Divorce in ‘Her World or Mine’ Video

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Michael Ray taps into real-life torment in the emotional video for his current single, “Her World or Mine,” enlisting One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray for a deeply personal role. Directed by Daniel Carberry and Keenan O’Reilly, the profound clip puts artistic spin on the struggle of Ray’s childhood, which included a tumultuous divorce and the death of a ...

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Candi Carpenter Gets Far Out on New Track ‘Astronaut’

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Fresh faced traditionalist Candi Carpenter asks some big questions in her new track, “Astronaut,” working with Grammy winner Brandi Carlile to search out her place in the universe. Built around a squeaky-clean throwback sound and filled with all the wonder of the cosmos, the deep-thinking track finds Carpenter exploring the bounds of what it truly means to be human. She ...

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Style Profile: Kalie Shorr

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Feminine and tough, Kalie Shorr’s look complements her music. Shorr’s not shy about rocking pastel-hued tulle dresses with studded combat boots or crossing genres in her music. She was recently featured on NPR Music’s top 20 songs of September. This winter, Shorr can be found on tour with LeAnn Rimes. We caught up with the ambitious singer-songwriter to gab about ...

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Jaden Michaels Welcomes Baby Girl, Maelynn Jane

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Aspiring country singer and songwriter Jaden Michaels has welcomed her first child, a baby girl named Maelynn Jane Ritz. She was born Monday, October 15. Michaels, who’s written songs for the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Carly Rae Jepsen, Glee star Lea Michele and provided background vocals for Demi Lovato, opened up about her pregnancy to Sounds Like Nashville in August. ...

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Blake Shelton Reboots Friends and Heroes Tour for 2020

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s Blake Shelton’s thinking as he preps for 2020, rebooting his Friends and Heroes Tour with the exact same lineup as a year earlier. Kicking off February 13 in Portland, Oregon, and once again featuring Lauren Alaina, The Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins, Friends and Heroes 2.0 will hit 16 cities ...

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David Ball Releases Three Records In Thirty Days

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DAVID BALL RELEASES THREE RECORDS IN THIRTY DAYS, INCLUDING NEW SINGLE “COME SEE ME” NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (October 15, 2019) – Grammy Award winning artist David Ball, releases new single “Come See Me,” the title track from his tenth studio album, on October 15. A magnificently gripping ballad, “Come See Me” gives chills to the listener, in the same spirit ...

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Stagecoach 2020 Lineup Revealed!

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THOMAS RHETT, CARRIE UNDERWOOD AND ERIC CHURCH HEADLINE THE 14th ANNUAL STAGECOACH: CALIFORNIA’S COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL FRIDAY, APRIL 24 through SUNDAY, April 26 at Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA FESTIVAL PASSES ON-SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT 11 AM PDT Featuring the return of Guy Fieri’s Stagecoach Smokehouse, Diplo Late Night In Palomino, SiriusXM Spotlight Stage and much more! “Headlining Stagecoach ...

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Reverie Lane’s “Good at It” in Rolling Stone Country’s ’10 Best Country Songs to Hear Now’

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Powerhouse vocal duo Presley Tucker and Spencer Bartoletti of Reverie Lane are “Good at It” in Rolling Stone Country’s ‘10 Best Country, Americana Songs to Hear Now.’ The song, from their debut EP  Women & Trains, “showcases the pair’s voices, which remain closely entwined in harmony throughout” (Rolling Stone Country / Robert Crawford). The video featured in Rolling Stone Country ...

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Rascal Flatts’ Celebrity Golf Classic Raises Funds For Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

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Rascal Flatts Celebrity Golf Classic at The Golf Club of Tennessee. Photos of the annual Rascal Flatts Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Photo Credit: Joe HowellBack Row: (L-R) Delta Dental’s Phil Wenk, Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus, Joe Don Rooney, Champ, WME’s Kristin CantrellFront Row: (L-R) Ambassadors Logan Miller, Jessica Meyer, Caroline Lantz and Levi Ray ...

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Baby Makes Five for Casey James and His Wife Kelli

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It’s a girl for Casey James and his wife Kelli! The singer announced the arrival of their third child on Tuesday (10/15) with a collection of photos on Instagram. “She’s here and she’s perfect. Jocelyn Emery James. Born Monday night Oct 7th. 9.5 lbs 22 inches. I made it to her delivery with about 30 min to spare. God is ...

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