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Amy Grant Postpones Fall Tour Dates To Continue Recovery From Bike Accident

Amy Grant Postpones Fall Tour Dates To Continue Recovery From Bike Accident

Amy Grant, who was injured in a bike accident last month, has postponed all her upcoming Fall tour dates to allow more time for recovery. The change in schedule was revealed in a statement from Grant's manager Jennifer Cooke, who said, "Amy is getting stronger every day. Just as she did after her heart surgery,… ... Continue Reading
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus' 'Old Town Road' Reaches 1 Billion Views On YouTube

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus' 'Old Town Road' Reaches 1 Billion Views On YouTube

The music video for Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus's hip-hop/country crossover blockbuster hit "Old Town Road" has surpassed one billion views on YouTube. The music video for the breakthrough single by Lil Nas X was released on May 17, 2019. It was directed by Calmatic and features guest appearances by Chris Rock, HaHa… ... Continue Reading
Cole Swindell Shares 'She Had Me At Heads Carolina' Video

Cole Swindell Shares 'She Had Me At Heads Carolina' Video

Cole Swindell recently released a video for his record-breaking single "She Had Me At Heads Carolina," a track from his Stereotype. The Spidey Smith-directed video, featuring Jo Dee Messina, was filmed at a Downtown Nashville bar in Printer's Alley. The clip also features songwriters Tim Nicholas and Mark D. Sanders, and Swindell's girlfriend Courtney Little.… ... Continue Reading
Brandi Carlile, Alicia Keys To Headline 'Beautiful Noise Live'

Brandi Carlile, Alicia Keys To Headline 'Beautiful Noise Live'

Alicia Keys and Brandi Carlile are set to headline "Beautiful Noise Live" next month. Live Nation Women partnered with advocacy group The United State of Women to present "Beautiful Noise Live - When All Women Vote Week of Action" in Atlanta, Georgia, during September 19-23. "Beautiful Noise Live" is a week of live event programming… ... Continue Reading
Peloton Reveals Star-Studded Lineup For All For One Music Festival

Peloton Reveals Star-Studded Lineup For All For One Music Festival

Exercise equipment and media company Peloton has revealed a star-studded lineup for their All for One Music Festival. An epic three-day celebration, the AFO Music Festival will be held from August 19 through 21. AFO 2022 features an incredible line-up of 33 hot artists across Rock, Pop, Country, Dance, Latin, Hip Hop and more. The… ... Continue Reading
David Nail Announces Fall 2022 'Story To Tell Tour'

David Nail Announces Fall 2022 'Story To Tell Tour'

Country music artist David Nail recently announced the schedule for his upcoming "Story To Tell Tour." The tour, which is set to commence on September 16 with a show at Grizzly Rose in Denver, is scheduled to conclude with a concert at The Haute Spot in Cedar Park, Texas, on November 12. The tour will… ... Continue Reading
Michelle Branch, Black Keys' Patrick Carney Split After 3 Years Of Marriage

Michelle Branch, Black Keys' Patrick Carney Split After 3 Years Of Marriage

Musician couple Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney have parted ways after three years of matrimony. In a since-deleted post on Twitter early Thursday morning, Branch wrote, "Just found out my husband cheated on me . while I was home with our 6-month-old daughter." Nashville Police arrested her hours later for domestic assault. The singer, songwriter,… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton Among Nominees For 2022 GMA Dove Awards

Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton Among Nominees For 2022 GMA Dove Awards

Country music icons Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton are among the nominees for the 2022 GMA Dove Awards. Both of them have been nominated in the Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year category. Underwood received the nomination for her song "All Is Well," one of three new bonus tracks on the special edition of her… ... Continue Reading
Kane Brown Set To Become First Male Country Artist To Perform At MTV VMAs

Kane Brown Set To Become First Male Country Artist To Perform At MTV VMAs

Kane Brown will be making his MTV Video Music Awards debut from the Toyota Stage, performing his latest single "Grand" live for the first time on TV at the 2022 show. The "Lose It" singer will make VMAs history on August 28 as the first male country artist to perform at the iconic awards show.… ... Continue Reading
'Academy Of Country Music Honors' Heading To Fox For First Time

'Academy Of Country Music Honors' Heading To Fox For First Time

The Academy Of Country Music Honors will make its debut on Fox for the first time on September 13. The 15th anniversary of the ACM Honors marks the return of the show to television. The all-star event, to be held on August 24 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, will recognize several special honorees, including… ... Continue Reading
'Austin City Limits' Reveals Initial Lineup For Season 48

'Austin City Limits' Reveals Initial Lineup For Season 48

Iconic television series "Austin City Limits" has announced the fall return of the program. The initial Season 48 broadcast line-up with seven all-new instalments will begin airing October 1 at 8pm CT/9pm ET as part of the broadcast's fourteen-episode season. "Austin City Limits" returns this fall with a season opener featuring Brandi Carlile in her… ... Continue Reading
Star-Studded Lineup Unveiled For 2022 Global Citizen Festival

Star-Studded Lineup Unveiled For 2022 Global Citizen Festival

A star-studded lineup has been unveiled for the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival. Organized by the advocacy organization Global Citizen, the music festival will take place simultaneously in two different parts of the world on September 24: New York City's Central Park and iconic Black Star Square in Ghana's capital Accra. The 2022… ... Continue Reading
Bonnaroo Organizers Reveal Dates For 2023

Bonnaroo Organizers Reveal Dates For 2023

Organizers of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival have announced the festival's 2023 edition will take place June 15-18, 2023 on The Farm, located about 60 miles south of Nashville in Manchester, Tennessee. "You heard that right, Bonnaroovians: We are BACK next June 15-18, 2023!" tweeted Bonnaroo. "Before we return to The Farm, sign up… ... Continue Reading
Garth Brooks To Narrate Nat Geo Docuseries 'America's National Parks'

Garth Brooks To Narrate Nat Geo Docuseries 'America's National Parks'

Garth Brooks has signed with National Geographic to narrate their upcoming docuseries "America's National Parks." Brooks will also executive produce the show, which is set to air on five consecutive nights, marking the celebration of a new National Geographic tradition dubbed America's National Parks Week. A new teaser trailer released by National Geographic for the… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Declares 'Shake It Off' Lyrics 'Were Written Entirely By Me' In Copyright Lawsuit

Taylor Swift Declares 'Shake It Off' Lyrics 'Were Written Entirely By Me' In Copyright Lawsuit

In response to a lawsuit that claims Taylor Swift stole the lyrics to "Shake It Off," the pop superstar has declared that the lyrics for the song "were written entirely by me" and that she has "never heard" the song she has been accused of copying. A 2017 copyright lawsuit claims that Swift stole the… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood Covers Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty During Impromptu Bar Performance

Carrie Underwood Covers Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty During Impromptu Bar Performance

Country music superstar Carrie Underwood surprised everyone present at a Tennessee bar after she joined a band called The Heartshakers for an impromptu cover of a Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty classic. In a video shared on social media, Underwood, who was with some friends at the restaurant/bar Fox and Locke in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee,… ... Continue Reading
Chris Young & Kane Brown's 'Famous Friends' Certified Double Platinum

Chris Young & Kane Brown's 'Famous Friends' Certified Double Platinum

Chris Young and Kane Brown's "Famous Friends," the title track from Young's eighth studio album, has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. Young co-wrote "Famous Friends" with Corey Crowder and Cary Barlowe, who also joined him for the celebration. Young also earned a platinum plaque for his song "Drowning," which he co-wrote with Crowder… ... Continue Reading
Darius Rucker To Headline 'CMT Storytellers' Episode

Darius Rucker To Headline 'CMT Storytellers' Episode

Darius Rucker will headline a new episode of "CMT Storytellers" that will premiere on August 31 at 10 pm ET/PT on CMT. The one-hour "CMT Storytellers: Darius Rucker" special will include exclusive stories about how the singer's hits were born, including songs from his solo country career and from Hootie & the Blowfish. "There have… ... Continue Reading
Cody Johnson Cancels Shows Due To Illness

Cody Johnson Cancels Shows Due To Illness

Country star Cody Johnson has canceled a few of his shows this weekend due to illness. "Regrettably, the Cody Johnson concerts scheduled for this Thursday, Friday & Saturday are unable to go on as originally planned due to illness," a statement from the singer reads. "We understand the inconvenience this causes with travel, plans and… ... Continue Reading
Kane Brown Reveals 'Different Man' Tracklist

Kane Brown Reveals 'Different Man' Tracklist

Kane Brown has revealed the tracklist for his highly-anticipated third studio album, Different Man, which is due out on September 9. The graphic shared by Brown shows the Different Man record will feature 17 tracks in all, including the recently released single, "Like I Love Country Music." Other previously released tracks such as "Grand," "One… ... Continue Reading