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Brett Eldredge takes “The Long Way” with “Duck Dynasty” star Sadie Robertson

The video for Brett Eldredge’s new single “The Long Way” racked up more than a million views on YouTube in the first 24 hours it was available.

That’s particularly gratifying for the Illinois native, who played a large role in guiding the vision for this clip Continue reading

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Country star trivia

Dottie West — who’s often mentioned as a front-runner for induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame — scored three #1 duets with Kenny Rogers Continue reading

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Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery “Stand Up for Something” with Andra Day and Common, in a moving “CMT Artists of the Year” opening

As the stars walked the red carpet before CMT’s 2017 Artists of the Year special Wednesday night, the excitement was already building toward the show’s multi-artist, cross-genre opening number Continue reading

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Nashville notes

Rascal Flatts‘ Jay DeMarcus produced the new track, “Noise,” by iconic country group Shenandoah. The song is the band’s first new country single in two decades, and will be featured on their new BMG album, which is due next year Continue reading

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“2017 CMT Artists of the Year”: Performers offer Las Vegas shooting victims and heroes “hope and healing”

Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Luke Bryan were the honorees at this year’s CMT Artists of the Year special, which aired live from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday Continue reading

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“It’s B.S., straight up!”: Miranda Lambert speaks out about the lack of females on country radio

Even though both her single, “Vice,” and her album, The Weight of These Wings, have each sold a million copies and been certified platinum, Miranda Lambert has struggled to land a major radio hit since releasing the double-set last year Continue reading

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“Back to God”: Reba’s emotional acceptance speech and performance, after winning her first Dove Award

In her stellar career, Reba McEntire has taken home trophies from the Grammys, CMA, ACM, People’s Choice and American Music Awards, just to name a few. But in Nashville on Tuesday night, she scored a career first, picking up her inaugural Dove Award for her foray into Christian music Continue reading

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“It Just Comes Natural”: George Strait to play Vegas and beyond in 2018

Since he retired from touring in 2014, George Strait has made T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas his unofficial home to play live.  That’s a relationship that will continue into 2018 Continue reading

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Garth, Alan Jackson & many more lead star-studded list of 51st CMA Awards performers

A who’s-who of nominees and one of the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame make up the initial list of performers at the 51st Annual CMA Awards.

So far, Garth BrooksBrothers OsborneLuke BryanEric ChurchAlan JacksonMiranda LambertLittle Big TownOld DominionJon PardiChris StapletonThomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood are all set to take the stage next month at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Continue reading

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Kenny Chesney charts a Trip Around the Sun next year with Thomas Rhett and Old Dominion

After a summer largely off the road, Kenny Chesney is raring to go — and next year, he’ll be bringing Thomas RhettOld Dominion and newcomer Brandon Lay with him Continue reading

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