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Even more “Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music”: Darius Rucker leads “An Opry Salute to Ray Charles”

Darius Rucker will host a special Opry Salute to Ray Charles next month, as the Grand Ole Opry kicks off a week-long celebration of its 93rd birthday Continue reading

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“Small Town Boy” Dustin Lynch hits it big as he becomes the newest member of the Opry tonight

Dustin Lynch becomes the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry tonight, during a ceremony that takes place inside the legendary circle of wood removed from the Opry’s previous home at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium Continue reading

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Could a country “super-performance” be this year’s Super Bowl halftime show?

Super Bowl 53 is still months away but speculation has already started as to who will perform during the halftime show.

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“Here I Am”: Dolly Parton’s collaboration with pop star Sia arrives tonight, as “Dumplin'” heads to Netflix

Dolly Parton’s soundtrack for the new movie Dumplin’ will include superstar collaborations on some of her biggest hits, as well as six new tunes co-written with super-producer Linda Perry Continue reading

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Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire remember leading man Burt Reynolds: “Rest in peace, my little buddy”

Two of country’s leading ladies are remembering one of their favorite leading men: Burt Reynolds, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 82.

Dolly Parton famously starred as Miss Mona — the proprietress of a house of ill repute — in her second film, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Continue reading

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Dierks Bentley is on a Rocky Mountain High after his Seven Peaks Festival

Fans from 49 states and Australia traveled to Buena Vista, Colorado for Dierks Bentley’s first-ever Seven Peaks Music Festival over Labor Day weekend.

“It’s going to take a few days, maybe weeks, for me to process that Seven Peaks actually happened, and happened at the highest possible level,” Dierks reflects Continue reading

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Garth Brooks announces details of October 20 Notre Dame Stadium show

Garth Brooks has now announced all the details of his upcoming show at Notre Dame Stadium, the first concert event ever held at the Indiana venue Continue reading

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52nd Annual CMA Nominations announced in Nashville

The nominations for the 52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards were announced live from Luke Bryan‘s 32 Bridge Food + Drink establishment in Nashville this morning by Luke, Sugarland and Dan + Shay Continue reading

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Carrie Underwood is pregnant, announces 2019 Cry Pretty 360 Tour

Carrie Underwood has announced her new arena tour, the Cry Pretty Tour 360, will hit the road in the spring of next year. Why next year?  Because the superstar is expecting a baby Continue reading

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Unexpected moments as a “Desperate Man”: Eric Church reveals his near-death experience

Eric Church is underwater, dressed in black with a guitar to match, submerged in the bright blue water of a pool on the cover of the new Continue reading

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