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Taylor Swift's 'Anti-Hero' Remains Atop Billboard Hot 100 For Fifth Week

Taylor Swift's 'Anti-Hero' Remains Atop Billboard Hot 100 For Fifth Week

Taylor Swift's "Anti-Hero" has topped the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for the fifth consecutive week. "Anti-Hero" tallied 25.8 million streams, 65.1 million radio airplay audience impressions, and 12,000 sold in the November 18-24 tracking week, according to Luminate. The lead single from Swift's tenth studio album, Midnights, was released via Republic Records on October… ... Continue Reading
Tanya Tucker Stars In Trailer For 'A Nashville Country Christmas'

Tanya Tucker Stars In Trailer For 'A Nashville Country Christmas'

Paramount Network recently released a trailer for A Nashville Country Christmas starring Tanya Tucker. The Grammy Award-winning musician is playing the role of an overwhelmed country music singer in the holiday special, which is set to premiere on Paramount Network with simulcast on CMT on December 12 at 8 pm ET/PT. An additional encore presentation… ... Continue Reading
Brandi Carlile, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announced As 'Saturday Night Live' Musical Guests

Brandi Carlile, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announced As 'Saturday Night Live' Musical Guests

Brandi Carlile and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been announced as musical guests for upcoming episodes of long-running sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live." Carlile will perform on the December 10 episode, which will be hosted by "Only Murders in the Building" co-stars Steve Martin and Martin Short. It will be Carlile's second appearance on… ... Continue Reading
Blake Shelton Joins All-Star Rockers On Cover Of Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down'

Blake Shelton Joins All-Star Rockers On Cover Of Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down'

Blake Shelton recently joined The Eagles' Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, and Guns N' Roses' Matt Sorum to cover Tom Petty's classic "I Won't Back Down." The cover version shared by Shelton sees him leading the vocals with Walsh, with Schmit strumming the guitar and Sorum playing the drums. The cover version also features the musicians… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift's 'Midnights' Earns Fourth Week Atop Billboard 200

Taylor Swift's 'Midnights' Earns Fourth Week Atop Billboard 200

Taylor Swift's Midnights holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart dated December 3, earning the top spot for a fourth non-consecutive week. According to Luminate, Midnights earned 177,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the tracking week ending November 24. That was down 13% from a week earlier. Of Midnights' 177,000… ... Continue Reading
Amy Grant Plays First Show Since Bicycle Accident

Amy Grant Plays First Show Since Bicycle Accident

Amy Grant has played her first concert since she was injured in a bike accident, resuming her Christmas tour with Michael W. Smith in Memphis, Tennessee, on Saturday. Grant suffered cuts and bruises after she fell while cycling with a friend near the Harpeth Hills Golf Course in Nashville on July 27. The 61-year-old "Baby… ... Continue Reading
Morgan Wallen Shares 'Thought You Should Know' Video Featuring Mom Lesli

Morgan Wallen Shares 'Thought You Should Know' Video Featuring Mom Lesli

Country singer Morgan Wallen recently shared a music video for "Thought You Should Know," featuring the person behind the song, his mother, Lesli Wallen. The video opens with home footage of Wallen's second birthday party, held on May 13, 1995. People are singing "Happy Birthday" as Wallen sits in his mom's arms. The next cut… ... Continue Reading
Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

On Location and Bud Light have announced a star-studded lineup for the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Festival. Celebrating its fourth year, the three-night festival is scheduled to take place from Thursday, February 9, to Saturday, February 11, at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Thursday night will kick off with Paramore and a special guest… ... Continue Reading
Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean And Brooks & Dunn To Headline TidalWave Music Festival

Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean And Brooks & Dunn To Headline TidalWave Music Festival

The TidalWave Music Festival will return in 2023, with Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn and Thomas Rhett confirmed as headliners. The second edition of the three-day beachfront festival is schedule to take place on Friday, August 11, through Sunday, August 13, at the Atlantic City Beach in New Jersey. The festival will also feature performances… ... Continue Reading
Shania Twain Adds 2023 'Queen Of Me' Tour Dates

Shania Twain Adds 2023 'Queen Of Me' Tour Dates

Grammy award-winning music icon Shania Twain has added five new dates to her highly anticipated 2023 "Queen of Me" Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will now hit 48 cities across 54 dates within North America and Europe next year. The "Queen of Me" Tour kicks off on April 28 at Spokane Arena in… ... Continue Reading
Dolly Parton Reveals Plans To Open Museum In Nashville

Dolly Parton Reveals Plans To Open Museum In Nashville

Dolly Parton has revealed that she plans to open a museum in Nashville within the next couple of years. "I'm going to have a museum here [in Nashville] pretty soon," Parton told the Tennessean. Parton, who already has the Chasing Rainbows Museum inside her iconic Dollywood Theme Park, revealed that she wants to open another closer… ... Continue Reading
Eric Church, Manager John Peets Launch Solid Entertainment

Eric Church, Manager John Peets Launch Solid Entertainment

Eric Church has announced the formation of Solid Entertainment, which brings all his endeavors under one umbrella organization. The company, conceived as an "all-inclusive enterprise," will oversee investments surrounding his new SiriusXM Channel "Outsiders Radio"; downtown Nashville venue, bar and restaurant, Chief's; in-house merchandise operation; and his fan club, the Church Choir. The country music… ... Continue Reading
Lainey Wilson Debuts Another New Song 'New Friends' On 'Yellowstone'

Lainey Wilson Debuts Another New Song 'New Friends' On 'Yellowstone'

Lainey Wilson debuted another new original song, "New Friends," during an episode of Paramount Network's smash hit series "Yellowstone." Wilson stars as a country music singer named "Abby," a role that co-creator Taylor Sheridan made specifically for her, who befriends "Ryan," a ranch hand at Yellowstone and a livestock agent, played by Ian Bohen. Wilson… ... Continue Reading
Brett Young Announces 2023 '5 Tour 3 2 1' Dates

Brett Young Announces 2023 '5 Tour 3 2 1' Dates

Brett Young has announced a 2023 U.S. tour and a new version of his song, "You Ain't Here To Kiss Me." Called "Brett Young: 5 Tour 3 2 1," the two month-long tour will kick off on March 30, 2023, in Columbus, Ohio, and conclude on May 20 in Los Angeles. Young will release the… ... Continue Reading
Shania Twain Releases Deluxe Edition Of 'Come On Over' Featuring Duets With Elton Joh, Chris Martin

Shania Twain Releases Deluxe Edition Of 'Come On Over' Featuring Duets With Elton Joh, Chris Martin

Country superstar Shania Twain has released a deluxe edition of her 1997 classic Come on Over as part of Apple Music's holiday countdown from Apple Music With Love. The deluxe edition Twain's third studio album features a few star-studded duets and two live versions of her hit "You're Still the One." One version, which was… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift Shares Acoustic Version Of 'Anti-Hero'

Taylor Swift Shares Acoustic Version Of 'Anti-Hero'

Taylor Swift recently released an acoustic version of her hit single "Anti-Hero," the lead track from her tenth studio album, Midnights. Before the acoustic version, Swift released several other versions of "Anti-Hero," including some remixes. S he also released a version featuring Jack Antonoff's band Bleachers. Meanwhile, "Anti-Hero" has become the longest-running female No. 1… ... Continue Reading
Gwen Stefani To Support P!nk At 2023 BST Hyde Park Shows

Gwen Stefani To Support P!nk At 2023 BST Hyde Park Shows

Gwen Stefani has been announced as P!nk's support act at her American Express presents BST Hyde Park shows in 2023. The star is set to give her British audience a taste of her Las Vegas residency, "Gwen Stefani - Just A Girl," when she takes the stage on June 24 and June 25. "I don't… ... Continue Reading
Runaway June Share New Holiday Single 'Cowboy For Christmas'

Runaway June Share New Holiday Single 'Cowboy For Christmas'

Country trio Runaway June recently shared a new holiday single, "Cowboy For Christmas." The track was written by Runaway June members Jennifer Wayne, Natalie Stovall, and Stevie Woodward, along with writer and producer Paul Sikes. "I've got that wide open range / I've got a winter wonderland view / I got some horses in the… ... Continue Reading
Lainey Wilson Debuts New Song 'Smell Like Smoke' During 'Yellowstone' Episode

Lainey Wilson Debuts New Song 'Smell Like Smoke' During 'Yellowstone' Episode

Lainey Wilson debuted a new song, "Smell Like Smoke," from her latest album, Bell Bottom Country, on the latest episode of Paramount Network's hit series "Yellowstone." Wilson stars as a country music singer named "Abby," a role that co-creator Taylor Sheridan made specifically for her, who befriends "Ryan," a ranch hand at Yellowstone and a… ... Continue Reading
Parker McCollum Adds Summer Dates To 2023 Headlining Tour

Parker McCollum Adds Summer Dates To 2023 Headlining Tour

Parker McCollum recently announced that he is extending his 2023 headlining tour and revealed additional summer dates. The summer leg of McCollum's tour, which is co-produced by Live Nation and Emporium Presents, will feature support from Larry Fleet, Jackson Dean and the Randy Rogers Band. "Cannot wait to be out on the road next year!… ... Continue Reading