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Don McLean, Lee Greenwood & More Pull Out Of NRA Convention After School Shooting

Don McLean, Lee Greenwood & More Pull Out Of NRA Convention After School Shooting

A number of artists have pulled out of a concert at the National Rifle Association's national convention in Houston this weekend following Tuesday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. "American Pie" singer-songwriter Don McLean was the first to withdraw, saying it would be hurtful for him to perform at the event. "In… ... Continue Reading
Adele, Mary J. Blige & Miranda Lambert Among Time's 100 Most Influential People Of 2022

Adele, Mary J. Blige & Miranda Lambert Among Time's 100 Most Influential People Of 2022

Adele, Mary J. Blige and Miranda Lambert are on TIME's 100 Most Influential People for 2022 list. The list, now in its 19th year, recognizes the impact, innovation and achievement of the world's most influential individuals. The three musicians have made it to the esteemed list of achievers under categories such as artists, innovators, icons… ... Continue Reading
Jason Aldean Reveals All-Star Fill-Ins For Gabby Barrett On Upcoming Tour

Jason Aldean Reveals All-Star Fill-Ins For Gabby Barrett On Upcoming Tour

Jason Aldean has tapped three stars to fill in for Gabby Barrett, who won't be able to support the country star throughout his upcoming "Rock N' Roll Cowboy Tour" as she is taking maternity leave. Earlier this month, Barrett and her fellow artist husband, Cade Foehner, announced that they are expecting their second child, a… ... Continue Reading
Jimmie Allen Reveals 'Tulip Drive' Tracklist

Jimmie Allen Reveals 'Tulip Drive' Tracklist

Rising country star Jimmie Allen has unveiled the track list for his upcoming album, Tulip Drive. Stoney Creek Records/BBR Music Group is set to release the 17-track album on June 24. The album's first instant grat track, "On My Way," a duet featuring Allen and Jennifer Lopez, will be available on Friday. The album will… ... Continue Reading
Star-Studded Lineup Of Artists Revealed For 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Star-Studded Lineup Of Artists Revealed For 'Elvis' Soundtrack

The star-studded lineup for the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic, Elvis, has been revealed. The soundtrack will feature Eminem & CeeLo Green, Stevie Nicks, Jack White, Tame Impala, Jazmine Sullivan, Gary Clark Jr., Kacey Musgraves and many more. While the lineup announces all the artists set to appear on the soundtrack, it doesn't… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood Misses 'American Idol' Finale Due To Covid Exposure

Carrie Underwood Misses 'American Idol' Finale Due To Covid Exposure

Country superstar Carrie Underwood was forced to miss the star-studded finale of Season 20 of "American Idol" on Sunday, May 22, due to Covid-19 exposure. "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest revealed the news at the beginning of the episode. "There was a COVID exposure within Carrie Underwood's group," he stated. "So following protocol, she is… ... Continue Reading
Parker McCollum Celebrates Double Platinum And Gold Singles

Parker McCollum Celebrates Double Platinum And Gold Singles

Parker McCollum has earned Double Platinum And Gold RIAA certifications for two of his chart-topping hits. The Americana and country singer-songwriter was surprised with two RIAA plaques Saturday night ahead of his sold-out show at Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville. The plaques were presented to him by RIAA's Jackie Jones, his label team at UMG Nashville,… ... Continue Reading
Elle King, Dierks Bentley Share Wild West-Themed 'Worth A Shot' Video

Elle King, Dierks Bentley Share Wild West-Themed 'Worth A Shot' Video

Elle King and Dierks Bentley recently released a music video for their new duet, "Worth A Shot." The wild west-themed visual, shot on location in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, sees Bentley playing the role of a man wanted by the law. King, who plays his wife, locates him in his favorite poker house but finds other people… ... Continue Reading
Cody Johnson Adds Dates To 2022 Headlining Tour

Cody Johnson Adds Dates To 2022 Headlining Tour

Country singer-songwriter Cody Johnson recently announced several new dates for his headlining tour. Johnson's upcoming dates include support from artists such as Randy Houser, Easton Corbin, Ian Munsick, Craig Campbell, Ashland Craft, Dillon Carmichael, Randall King, Drew Parker and more. Besides his own headlining dates, the singer is set to support Luke Combs on his… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood Shares New Single 'She Doesn't Know'

Carrie Underwood Shares New Single 'She Doesn't Know'

Carrie Underwood recently released "She Don't Know," another song from her upcoming 12-track ninth studio album, Denim & Rhinestones, which is due to arrive on June 10. In the new song, which she co-wrote with David Garcia and Hilary Lindsey, Underwood calls out the "other woman" and a cheating husband. "She smiles at me all… ... Continue Reading
Kelly Clarkson Performs Cover Of Joni Mitchell's 'River'

Kelly Clarkson Performs Cover Of Joni Mitchell's 'River'

Kelly Clarkson performed a cover of Joni Mitchell's "River" during the "Kellyoke" segment of "The Kelly Clarkson Show" on Friday, May 20. Clarkson stayed faithful to the song, while she was joined on stage by her musical director Jason Halbert and guitarist Jaco Caraco. "I wish I had a river/I could skate away on," Clarkson… ... Continue Reading
Zac Brown Band's John Driskell Hopkins Diagnosed With ALS

Zac Brown Band's John Driskell Hopkins Diagnosed With ALS

Zac Brown Band bassist and songwriter John Driskell Hopkins has been diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Hopkins revealed the news to his fans on YouTube along with his band on Friday, May 20. "I have tough news to share and my brothers and sister have gathered to support me," he shared in the clip… ... Continue Reading
Luke Combs Reveals 'Growin' Up' Tracklist, Including Duet With Miranda Lambert

Luke Combs Reveals 'Growin' Up' Tracklist, Including Duet With Miranda Lambert

Country star Luke Combs has revealed the track list of his upcoming third studio album, Growin' Up. Growin' Up is set to drop on June 24 via River House Artists/Columbia Nashville. The project will feature 12 tracks, including his latest No. 1 hit "Doin' This," and the newly released "Tomorrow Me." Growin' Up will also… ... Continue Reading
Craig Morgan Inducted Into U.S. Field Artillery Hall Of Fame

Craig Morgan Inducted Into U.S. Field Artillery Hall Of Fame

Country music entertainer and 17-year Army and Army Reserves veteran Craig Morgan was inducted into the U.S. Field Artillery Hall of Fame in recognition of his great contribution to the Field Artillery branch. The United States Field Artillery Association [USFAA] class of 2022 included 33 past honorees of the USFAA Music Tattoo and four living… ... Continue Reading
George Strait Announces Two 'Strait To Vegas' Shows In December

George Strait Announces Two 'Strait To Vegas' Shows In December

George Strait has announced two dates in his "Strait to Vegas" series for December 2 and 3. As usual, the two "Strait to Vegas" shows will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The shows will mark the 35th and 36th time he has played at the venue. Caitlyn Smith, who frequently opens for… ... Continue Reading
FGL's Tyler Hubbard Releases First Solo Single '5 Foot 9'

FGL's Tyler Hubbard Releases First Solo Single '5 Foot 9'

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard has released his first solo single, "5 Foot 9." "God?makes 5 foot 9,?brown eyes in?a sundress / Loves Tim McGraw and a small-town accent / Ain't no way that me and this truck made her fall in love / Jack makes good whiskey / But God makes the good stuff,"… ... Continue Reading
Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley To Be Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley To Be Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

The Country Music Hall Of Fame has announced that Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley and Joe Galante will be the 2022 inductees. The members-elect will be honored during a Medallion Ceremony at the Museum in October, with heartfelt testimonials and once-in-a-lifetime musical tributes. Rock & roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis will be inducted in the… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett & More To Perform On 'American Idol' Season Finale

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett & More To Perform On 'American Idol' Season Finale

Country superstars Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett and Thomas Rhett are set to perform during the "American Idol" season 20 grand finale. The star-studded line up of performers also includes the show's judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Perry and Rhett will perform "Where We Started," their recently released duet. Other artists, representing a… ... Continue Reading
Reba McEntire Joins Cast Of 'Big Sky' For Season 3

Reba McEntire Joins Cast Of 'Big Sky' For Season 3

Reba McEntire is going to be a series regular for the upcoming third season of the ABC crime drama "Big Sky." The Grammy-winning country music star will play the role of Sunny Brick, the Brick family's matriarch, "a successful backcountry outfitter with a secret history of missing customers." "Big Sky" is based on C.J. Box's… ... Continue Reading
Brett Eldredge Announces Headlining 'Songs About You Tour'

Brett Eldredge Announces Headlining 'Songs About You Tour'

Country singer Brett Eldredge has announced dates for his upcoming "Songs About You Tour." He also released a new track, "Wait Up For Me," along with an accompanying music video. The North American headlining tour will kick off on June 19 at Dupage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Illinois. The trek will conclude on September 24… ... Continue Reading