Kelsea Ballerini To Return As Host Of CMT Music Awards

Kelsea Ballerini To Return As Host Of CMT Music Awards

CMT has announced that Kelsea Ballerini will return for the fourth consecutive year to host the CMT Music Awards, which will air live on April 7 on CBS. The 2024 CMT Music Awards will be held at Moody Center in Austin, Texas. Unlike previous years, Ballerini will host the show alone in 2024. “I couldn’t…read more

Reba McEntire Denies ‘Clickbait’ Rumor She’s Leaving ‘The Voice’

Reba McEntire Denies ‘Clickbait’ Rumor She’s Leaving ‘The Voice’

Reba McEntire has denied the rumor that she is leaving “The Voice,” describing the reports as “clickbait.” The sexagenarian country singer, who joined NBC’s reality music show as a coach last May, replacing Blake Shelton, is set to continue in that role for the upcoming second season. But reports have been circulating for a few…read more

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Emmy Auditions For ‘American Idol’

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Emmy Auditions For ‘American Idol’

Emmy Russell, a singer-songwriter and the 24-year-old granddaughter of country legend Loretta Lynn, made her debut on “American Idol” on Sunday night, February 25. Emmy auditioned for “American Idol” and impressed judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan with her powerful song “Skinny.” “Growing up, I sang music my entire life,” she said as…read more

Taylor Swift Earns Landmark 100th Week At No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100

Taylor Swift Earns Landmark 100th Week At No. 1 On Billboard Artist 100

Taylor Swift has become the first artist to spend 100 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart. Swift’s music catalog generated the most streams – a combined 319.4 million on-demand official U.S. streams – in the tracking week ending on February 22. “Cruel Summer,” “Is It Over Now,” “Anti-Hero,” “Lover” and “Karma”…read more

Aaron Lewis Declares He Ain’t ‘Made In China’ In New Single

Aaron Lewis Declares He Ain’t ‘Made In China’ In New Single

Aaron Lewis recently shared “Made in China,” the second track from his forthcoming country project, The Hill, due out on March 29th via The Valory Music Co. “The best songs come from a place of authenticity,” explains Lewis. “This one started as a conversation with friends as we picked up items around the room with…read more

Dolly Parton Joins Melissa Manchester For Duet Of ‘Midnight Blue’

Dolly Parton Joins Melissa Manchester For Duet Of ‘Midnight Blue’

Iconic artists Dolly Parton and Melissa Manchester have teamed up on “Midnight Blue,” a duet that will feature on Manchester’s 25th studio album, RE:VIEW. RE:VIEW celebrates the artist’s 50th year anniversary by reinterpreting some of her biggest hits, with an assist from some special friends. The album also features collaboration with Kenny Loggins on “Whenever…read more

Kenny Chesney Shares ‘Thinkin’ Bout’ From Upcoming Album

Kenny Chesney Shares ‘Thinkin’ Bout’ From Upcoming Album

Kenny Chesney recently shared another song from his upcoming Album, Born. The fifteen-song album is set to come out on March 29. Chesney spoke at length about the latest release from the album, titled, “Thinkin’ Bout.” “The hardest part of letting go is actually letting go. All that chemistry, all that intimacy, all that doesn’t…read more

Dierks Bentley Shares Cover Of Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’

Dierks Bentley Shares Cover Of Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’

Dierks Bentley recently shared a cover of Tom Petty’s 1976 hit “American Girl.” Bentley’s version will feature on the upcoming tribute album, Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty, due to be released on May 31 in a partnership between Big Machine Records and the Tom Petty Estate. The album features several top…read more

Miranda Lambert And Enrique Iglesias Team Up On ‘Space In My Heart’

Miranda Lambert And Enrique Iglesias Team Up On ‘Space In My Heart’

Miranda Lambert and Enrique Iglesias recently released their collaboration, “Space in My Heart.” Iglesias co-wrote the romantic song with Carlos Paucar, Simon Wilcox, Ross Golan and Nolan Lambroza. The track is an English-language reimagining of Iglesias’ Spanish ballad “Espacio en tu Corazón,” which arrived in 2022. “You don’t love me yet, but I know you…read more

Chet Atkins Tribute Album To Feature Eric Clapton, Vince Gill & More

Chet Atkins Tribute Album To Feature Eric Clapton, Vince Gill & More

Eric Clapton, Vince Gill and James Taylor are among a star-studded group of artists set to feature on a new tribute album celebrating the music of “Mr. Guitar” Chet Atkins. The album, We Still Can’t Say Goodbye: A Musicians Tribute to Chet Atkins, is due out April 19. The 15-track album will feature an A-list…read more

Jelly Roll Announces 2024 ‘Beautifully Broken Tour’

Jelly Roll Announces 2024 ‘Beautifully Broken Tour’

Rising country star Jelly Roll has announced his 2024 Beautifully Broken Tour. Spread across 37 U.S. cities over two months, the late summer and fall tour will kick off at Salt Lake City’s Delta Center on August 27. The trek will wrap up exactly two months later at Charlotte’s Spectrum Center on October 27. Produced…read more

Chris Janson Announces New Single ‘Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get’

Chris Janson Announces New Single ‘Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get’

Chris Janson has announced that his new single, “Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get,” will be released on March 8 via BMLG Records/Harpeth 60 Records. After teasing fans on social media earlier this week, Janson performed the track live for the first time Wednesday night during “Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala” that aired on CBS and streamed…read more

Taylor Swift Wins IFPI’s 2023 Global Recording Artist Of The Year Award

Taylor Swift Wins IFPI’s 2023 Global Recording Artist Of The Year Award

Taylor Swift has won The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s 2023 Global Recording Artist of the Year Award. The IFPI, an organization that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, calculates the award winner based on an artist’s or group’s worldwide sales across streaming, download and physical music formats during the calendar year and covers…read more

LeAnn Rimes To Serve As Coach On Upcoming Season Of ‘The Voice UK’

LeAnn Rimes To Serve As Coach On Upcoming Season Of ‘The Voice UK’

Grammy-winning singer LeAnn Rimes will serve as a coach on the upcoming season of “The Voice UK.” The Grammy-winning singer, who is currently in Sydney filming her role as a coach on the upcoming season of the Australian version of the music reality show, expressed her joy on being named in the role for two…read more

Vince Gill Invites T. Graham Brown To Join Grand Ole Opry

Vince Gill Invites T. Graham Brown To Join Grand Ole Opry

Vince Gill, who was at the SiriusXM Studio as a guest for a recent taping of T. Graham Brown’s show “Live Wire,” invited the veteran country hitmaker to join the Grand Ole Opry. “BREAKING: @VGcom has invited @TGrahamBrown to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry!” a post from the Opry’s official X…read more

Garth Brooks Announces Grand Opening Of Friends In Low Places

Garth Brooks Announces Grand Opening Of Friends In Low Places

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have announced the grand opening celebration of their honky-tonk Friends In Low Places on March 7. Situated at 411 Broadway in the heart of Nashville’s famed Neon Neighborhood, the four-floor, 54,715-square-foot entertainment complex is the largest honky-tonk on the strip. The highly-themed Friends In Low Places even includes a police…read more

Dan + Shay Add Summer 2024 ‘The Heartbreak On The Map Tour’ Dates

Dan + Shay Add Summer 2024 ‘The Heartbreak On The Map Tour’ Dates

Grammy Award-winning duo Dan + Shay have announced an extension of their highly anticipated 2024 The Heartbreak On The Map Tour due to fan demand. Produced by Live Nation, this tour is set to expand with 30 new dates that will feature support from Jake Owen and Dylan Marlowe. The tour receives its title from…read more

Tracy Lawrence Announces ‘Out Here In It’ EP, Shares Title Track

Tracy Lawrence Announces ‘Out Here In It’ EP, Shares Title Track

Country music icon Tracy Lawrence recently announced that his new six-track EP, Out Here In It, will be out on June 7th. He also shared the EP’s title track. The upcoming six-track record features cuts from Ernest Keith Smith, Rodney Clawson, Jacob Durrett, Wyatt McCubbin, Devin Dawson, Lee Thomas Miller and other top songwriters from…read more

Tyler Hubbard Announces Sophomore Solo Album ‘Strong’

Tyler Hubbard Announces Sophomore Solo Album ‘Strong’

Tyler Hubbard has announced his sophomore solo album, Strong, which is set to drop on April 12. Along with the announcement, Hubbard released, “Wish You Would,” a track from the upcoming project. “I wish you would light me up/ Be that fire that’s in my cup/ Break my walls, cross that line/ Take my breath…read more

Reba McEntire To Be Honored At 63rd Annual Western Heritage Awards

Reba McEntire To Be Honored At 63rd Annual Western Heritage Awards

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has announced that country music icon Reba McEntire will be honored at the 63rd annual Western Heritage Awards ceremony on April 13 with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Hollywood Bowl member is set to return as a coach on Season 25 of…read more