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Tanya Tucker, Marcus King & More Join MerleFest 2023 Lineup

Tanya Tucker, Marcus King & More Join MerleFest 2023 Lineup

Tanya Tucker, Marcus King and more have been added to the star-studded lineup of MerleFest 2023. MerleFest features headliners like The Avett Brothers and Maren Morris. The festival is set to take place on April 27-30, 2023, on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. MerleFest will also feature performances from Little… ... Continue Reading
LeAnn Rimes Reschedules Shows Due To 'Bleed' On Vocal Cord

LeAnn Rimes Reschedules Shows Due To 'Bleed' On Vocal Cord

LeAnn Rimes has rescheduled two of her shows this weekend due to a "bleed" on her vocal cord. In a message posted on Instagram, Rimes explained how her vocal injury developed. "While sick with the flu, my doctor discovered a bleed on my vocal cord, caused by the violent cough that came along with being… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift, Lizzo & BTS Among Winners At 2022 People's Choice Awards

Taylor Swift, Lizzo & BTS Among Winners At 2022 People's Choice Awards

Taylor Swift, BTS and Lizzo were among the top winners at the 2022 People's Choice Awards. Swift tops the laureates, having won three awards - the female artist of 2022, the music video of 2022 for "Anti-Hero" and the album of 2022 for Midnights. Lizzo, who was earlier announced as the winner of the People's… ... Continue Reading
Parker McCollum Shares New Single 'Stoned'

Parker McCollum Shares New Single 'Stoned'

Country star Parker McCollum recently released "Stoned," a new single from his upcoming album. McCollum co-wrote "Stoned" with Brett James and Mark Holman. The track explores the universal experience of loneliness and misunderstanding and the routes we take to curb those emotions. "I was going to save this song to be released with the album… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift, Def Leppard's Rick Allen & More Donate Items To Charity Auction

Taylor Swift, Def Leppard's Rick Allen & More Donate Items To Charity Auction

Taylor Swift, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen and many other musicians have donated items for a charity auction. Raven Drum Foundation's second annual 12 Drummers Drumming auction is running through December 12. The auction will feature items from several artists to raise funds for veterans and first responders who are dealing with PTSD, trauma and… ... Continue Reading
Brett Young Shares New Version Of 'You Ain't Here To Kiss Me'

Brett Young Shares New Version Of 'You Ain't Here To Kiss Me'

Brett Young recently released a new version of his 2017 hit song "You Ain't Here To Kiss Me" via BMLG records. Announcing the 2022 version, Young said, "The song is a true story about a situation my now wife and I had many years back - it just describes the feeling of missing someone and… ... Continue Reading
Kane Brown, Wife Katelyn Perform 'Thank God' Live For The First Time

Kane Brown, Wife Katelyn Perform 'Thank God' Live For The First Time

Kane Brown and his wife Katelyn performed "Thank God" live onstage for the first time during a concert in Ottawa, Canada, last Thursday (December 1). Sharing the performance on social media, Brown wrote, "My baby's first time on stage singing our song together . she killed it of course and I'm so proud of you!!!!… ... Continue Reading
Dolly Parton Announces Arrival On TikTok

Dolly Parton Announces Arrival On TikTok

Iconic country singer Dolly Parton has officially joined social media platform TikTok. The "Jolene" singer's account posted its first video on Sunday night, December 4. The video featured a compilation of clips of the singer, with the words "Hey TikTok! It's Dolly." "I have arrived!" the video caption reads. Further, Parton posted 5 other clips,… ... Continue Reading
Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson Share Live Recording Of 'Santa, Can't You Hear Me'

Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson Share Live Recording Of 'Santa, Can't You Hear Me'

Ariana Grande and Kelly Clarkson recently released a live recording of their holiday duet "Santa, Can't You Hear Me." Clarkson took to Instagram to direct followers to the live version of her duet with Grande, writing, It's time, y'all! Get into the holiday spirit and listen to 'Santa, Can't You Hear Me' my duet with¬†@arianagrande¬†now… ... Continue Reading
Chris Janson Announces Heavy & Western Tour

Chris Janson Announces Heavy & Western Tour

Chris Janson has announced his Heavy & Western Tour, featuring Tim Montana and Shane Profitt as special guests. The extensive tour, which kicks off on December 17 with an appearance at Jingle Fest in Saint Charles, Missouri, stretches into summer 2023. Additional dates will be announced later. Ticket sale details are available at Janson's official… ... Continue Reading
Taylor Swift's 'Midnights' Tops Billboard 200 For Fifth Total Week

Taylor Swift's 'Midnights' Tops Billboard 200 For Fifth Total Week

Taylor Swift's tenth studio album Midnights has claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart for a fifth total week. The album, which debuted at No. 1 and continued its dominance in the next week, earned 151,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending December 1, according to Luminate. Out of… ... Continue Reading
Carrie Underwood Announces 'Reflection: The Las Vegas Residency' To Return In 2023

Carrie Underwood Announces 'Reflection: The Las Vegas Residency' To Return In 2023

On the one-year anniversary of the debut of her hit production, REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World Theatre last Thursday, Carrie Underwood announced that her much-anticipated return will commence on June 21, 2023. "I'm thrilled to be returning to Resorts World Las Vegas next summer," said Underwood. "REFLECTION is a show I'm so… ... Continue Reading
Garth Brooks Extends Las Vegas Residency Through 2024

Garth Brooks Extends Las Vegas Residency Through 2024

Garth Brooks, in partnership with Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation, has announced that his new Garth Brooks/Plus ONE Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace will be extended through 2024 due to the overwhelming demand for tickets to his first 27 shows. The new shows will be announced in May 2023 around the opening… ... Continue Reading
Reba McEntire To Be Profiled On ABC's 'Superstar'

Reba McEntire To Be Profiled On ABC's 'Superstar'

ABC News' "Superstar" will feature the legendary country music singer Reba McEntire on Thursday, December 8 on ABC, between 10 pm and 11 pm. On Friday, the episode will be available on Hulu. The "Superstar" series will profile the 67-year-old singer and actress, featuring childhood photos and initiate behind-the-scenes videos that will tell the story… ... Continue Reading
Hank Williams Jr., Zach Bryan To Headline Under The Big Sky Festival

Hank Williams Jr., Zach Bryan To Headline Under The Big Sky Festival

Hank Williams Jr. and Zach Bryan are among the acts named to headline the Under the Big Sky festival, scheduled to take place July 14-16, 2023 at Big Mountain Ranch in Whitefish. The list released by the festival's production and promotion company Outriders Presents features more than 30 musical acts, including CAAMP, Whiskey Myers, Ryan… ... Continue Reading
Miranda Lambert Extends Las Vegas Residency Through The End Of 2023

Miranda Lambert Extends Las Vegas Residency Through The End Of 2023

Miranda Lambert recently announced that her critically acclaimed "Miranda Lambert: Velvet Rodeo The Las Vegas Residency" has been extended through the end of 2023 due to remarkable fan demand. The 16 new shows will take place in July, November and December 2023. The country music star made the announcement while performing her headlining residency at… ... Continue Reading
Kid Rock Speaks Out Against Potential Destruction Of Hank Williams' Tennessee Home

Kid Rock Speaks Out Against Potential Destruction Of Hank Williams' Tennessee Home

Musician turned activist Kid Rock, speaking up for "Save Beechwood Hall," appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to attract national attention to recent demolition activity around Hank Williams' historic country home, Tennessee's Beechwood Hall. "I'm sick of seeing history torn to the ground," Kid Rock said. "There's nothing more important in country music, if not American… ... Continue Reading
Morgan Wallen Announces 'One Night At A Time World Tour'

Morgan Wallen Announces 'One Night At A Time World Tour'

Country star Morgan Wallen has announced his "One Night At A Time World Tour" for next year. The tour, spread over thirty-nine dates across 17 stadiums, amphitheaters and arenas, will kick off overseas with shows in New Zealand and Australia with HARDY during March 15-24. Wallen will return stateside on April 15 at Milwaukee's American… ... Continue Reading
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