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  • April 25, 2016 – Merle Haggard, 1937–2016 April 15, 2016
    Country music icon Merle Haggard passed away on April 6, 2016—his 79th birthday. Join us in remembering the life and work of the legendary singer, songwriter, musician and performer. 24 Nash PartyNash Live at SXSW in Austin brought together country’s rising young stars with a classic candy-bar favorite. 28 Hottest BachelorsWe asked for your votes and you came […]
  • Keith Urban Gets Creative and Shirtless for Ripcord World Tour April 13, 2016
    The music business is a crazy and competitive world and artists are constantly being challenged with developing new ways to market themselves, their music and their tours. Props to Keith Urban for utilizing one of his favorite forms of artistic expression—tattoos—to promote his upcoming Ripcord World Tour.In a new video, Keith not only gets “inked” […]
  • Kenny Rogers Goes All In, Revealing Final World Tour Dates April 13, 2016
    Country legend Kenny Rogers has revealed the initial dates and locations of his final world tour, set to kick off May 13 in Mahnomen, Minn. Calling the trek The Gambler’s Last Deal, the tour will visit cities across the U.S. from Rochester, N.Y., to Santa Rosa, Calif., before heading to Southeast Asia in August and […]
  • Drake White Makes New Video a Family Affair April 12, 2016
    You know that old saying, living the dream? Well singer/songwriter Drake White is doing just that.The avid outdoorsman has just released the new video for his latest single, “Livin’ the Dream,” from his EP It Feels Good, that co-stars his two favorite personalities, his wife, Alex, and his dog, Writer. “I loved being able to spend […]
  • Country Nominees for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards Revealed April 12, 2016
    The nominees for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards were announced on Good Morning America yesterday (April 11), with Sam Hunt leading the field of country music finalists.Sam has snagged four nominations in three categories—including two for Top Country Song. Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band have secured nods in two categories each, while Joey+Rory are […]

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  • Hillary Scott & the Scott Family Offer Hope with Love Remains July 30, 2016
    Five years ago, Hillary Scott & the Scott Family couldn’t have predicted the gift they would give the world when they started recording demos of their favorite hymns. That project, which began as a thank you to loved ones for their support following the passing of Scott’s grandfather, became the family’s first Christian album, Love... […]
  • David Nail Announces Fighter Tour July 30, 2016
    Grammy-nominated artist David Nail launches the Fighter tour Sept. 7 in Madison, Wisconsin. The two-month tour includes stops at New York City’s Irving Plaza, the Route 91 festival in Las Vegas and the Beach Town festival in Vero Beach, Florida. The new show will include selections from his latest album of the same title, which... […]
  • Blake Shelton Spreads Anti-Bullying Message July 30, 2016
    After spending much of Thursday (July 28) on Twitter trying to explain what side he was (or wasn’t) on politically, and criticizing the media for spinning (or not spinning) things properly, Blake Shelton posted his best tweet of the day. He retweeted his girlfriend Gwen Stefani’s sweet video of an anti-bullying moment at one of... […]
  • Ruthie Collins Shines in “Dear Dolly” July 29, 2016
    When the going gets tough for Ruthie Collins, she knows exactly where to turn in her heart and mind: Dolly Parton. In a beautiful love letter to the country music icon, Collins sings about Parton’s strong influence in her life and how it’s given her the strength and courage to keep on singing when times... […]
  • Americana Music Association Honors Jim Lauderdale with Wagonmaster Award July 29, 2016
    George Strait will present Grammy-winning artist Jim Lauderdale with the Americana Music Association’s Wagonmaster Award on Sept. 21 at the 15th annual Americana Honors & Awards show in Nashville. Named after the legendary Porter Waggoner, the prestigious lifetime achievement honor is reserved for individuals who are considered the most valuable contributors to the heritage of... […]