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Tracy Lawrence To Receive 2023 CRS Artist Humanitarian Award

Tracy Lawrence To Receive 2023 CRS Artist Humanitarian Award

Country singer-songwriter Tracy Lawrence will receive the 2023 CRS Artist Humanitarian Award.

Announcing the award, Country Radio Broadcasters said Lawrence was selected in recognition of his dedication to philanthropy and service.

Lawrence's charity organization Mission:Possible addresses homelessness.

The proceeds of his annual Turkey Fry and Benefit Concert in Nashville during Thanksgiving season are used to provide meals to the community members.

Lawrence will be presented the award during the 2023 Country Radio Seminar on March 15 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lawrence said he was overwhelmed with gratitude for being honored by the Country Radio Broadcasters.

"The success of Mission:Possible, each year surpassing our previous donation records, is nothing short of a blessing. Giving back has always been a calling for me and to be acknowledged for that by such a long-standing and respected organization is truly an honor," added the country music star.

Country radio insider Brent Michaels will be honored with the 2023 Tom Rivers Humanitarian Award at the event.

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Chris Stapleton, Babyface To Sing During Super Bowl LVII Pregame

Chris Stapleton, Babyface To Sing During Super Bowl LVII Pregame

The NFL has announced the pregame entertainment lineup for Super Bowl LVII in Arizona, which will be played at State Farm Stadium on February 12 and broadcast on FOX.

Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Stapleton will sing the national anthem. Stapleton is one of the country's most respected and beloved musicians.

Twelve-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist, songwriter and producer Babyface will sing "America the Beautiful."

Emmy-award winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph will sing "Lift Every Voice and Sing."

Renowned actor and Arizona native Troy Kotsur will perform the national anthem in American Sign Language (ASL).

Colin Denny, a deaf Native American, will sign "America the Beautiful." Deaf performer Justina Miles will sign "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and also provide the ASL rendition of the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show.

To commemorate 50 years of women flying in the U.S. Navy, the service will conduct a flyover of State Farm Stadium during the national anthem with female aviators as part of the formation.

The NFL previously announced that international music icon Rihanna will headline the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show.

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Brooks & Dunn Announce 2023 Return To Arenas With Scotty McCreery

Brooks & Dunn Announce 2023 Return To Arenas With Scotty McCreery

Brooks & Dunn have announced their 2023 return to arenas with the "Reboot 2023 Tour." Seventeen new cities will now experience their show featuring multiple timeless hits.

Kicking off in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 4, the Live Nation-produced nationwide tour will see the duo on the road with opener Scotty McCreery.

"Last year, you all reminded us just how much fun it is to walk out on that stage and share the night with ya! We love what we do, but we're just surfing your wave .can't wait!!" said Kix Brooks.

"The Brooks and Dunn posse rides again," added Ronnie Dunn. "More excited to hit the big stage as we ever have been! Unbelievable band of friends..annnnnd YOU! Together, let's rock the house!!"

"Having been a huge fan of their music all my life, going out on the road with Kix and Ronnie is a dream come true for me," said McCreery. "I can't wait for this tour to begin."

The public onsale begins Friday at 10 am local venue time. Fans can also purchase VIP Packages, which may include premium tickets, invitation to the Neon Lounge, exclusive poster signed by Kix and Ronnie, VIP merchandise gift & more. More information is available at vipnation.com.

Tour Dates:

May 4 -- Kansas City, Mo. @ T- Mobile CenterMay 5 -- Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Paycom CenterMay 6 -- Ft. Worth, Texas @ Dickies ArenaMay 11 -- Lexington, Ky. @ Rupp ArenaMay 12 -- Pittsburgh, Penn. @ PPG Paints ArenaMay 13 -- Buffalo, N.Y. @ KeyBank CenterMay 18 -- Birmingham, Ala. @ Legacy Arena at The BJCCMay 19 -- Biloxi, Miss. @ Mississippi Coast ColiseumMay 20 -- Little Rock, Ark. @ Simmons Bank ArenaJune 1 -- Omaha, Ne. @ CHI Health CenterJune 2 -- Sioux Falls, S.D. @ Denny Sanford PREMIER CenterJune 3 -- St. Paul, Minn. @ Xcel Energy CenterJune 8 -- Duluth, Ga. @ Gas South Arena+June 10 -- Orlando, FL - Amway CenterJune 15 -- Mt. Pleasant, Mich. @ Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort*June 16 -- Columbus, Ohio @ Nationwide ArenaJune 17 -- Greensboro, N.C. @ Greensboro Coliseum

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Eric Church Adds Dates To 'The Outsiders Revival Tour' Due To Overwhelming Demand

Eric Church Adds Dates To 'The Outsiders Revival Tour' Due To Overwhelming Demand

Responding to overwhelming demand for his eagerly-anticipated "The Outsiders Revival Tour," Eric Church has added eight new shows to the calendar.

More than 10 dates were sold out during the first day of public sales of tickets.

In addition to the originally announced slate of 27 dates, Church will also bring the outdoor experience - his first open-air trek in more than a decade - to newly added dates in Charleston, Toronto, Rogers, Orange Beach, Saratoga Springs, George, Atlanta and Charlotte.

Joining "The Chief" across varying dates are Whiskey Myers, Cody Jinks, Jelly Roll, Ashley McBryde, Koe Wetzel, Lainey Wilson, Midland, Parker McCollum, Travis Tritt, Elle King and Paul Cauthen, plus Jackson Dean, Morgan Wade, Muscadine Bloodline, Shane Smith & The Saints, Hailey Whitters, Ray Wylie Hubbard and The Red Clay Strays.

Kicking off on June 22, the Live Nation-produced tour hits 26 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

Tickets to all originally announced dates are on sale now, with added dates on sale beginning Friday at 10 a.m. local time (Rogers, Ark. at 9 a.m. local time) via Ticketmaster.com.

Newly added tour dates:

June 29 Charleston, S.C. / Credit One Stadium Ashley McBryde, The Red Clay Strays

July 6 Toronto, Ontario / Budweiser Stage Koe Wetzel, Shane Smith & The Saints

July 27 Rogers, Ark. / Walmart AMP Midland, Ray Wylie Hubbard

Aug. 17 Orange Beach, Ala. / The Wharf Amphitheater Lainey Wilson, Jackson Dean

Aug. 24 Sarasota Springs, N.Y. / Saratoga Performing Arts Center Lainey Wilson, The Red Clay Strays

Sept. 10 George, Wash. / Gorge Amphitheatre Jelly Roll, Hailey Whitters

Sept. 21 Atlanta, Ga. / Ameris Bank Amphitheatre Whiskey Myers

Sept. 24 Charlotte, N.C. / PNC Music Pavilion Whiskey Myers

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Tyler Hubbard Faces Terry Crews In Dance-Off In 'Dancin' In The Country' Video

Tyler Hubbard Faces Terry Crews In Dance-Off In 'Dancin' In The Country' Video

A video recently released by Tyler Hubbard for "Dancin' In The Country," a song from his debut self-titled solo album, sees him and Terry Crews in a dance-off.

The visual, directed by Stephen Kinigopoulos and Alexa Stone and choreographed by Maya Taylor, shows Crews and his group of biker friends walking into a bar where Hubbard is performing, and the dance floor soon sees the two engaged in an extraordinary "bar fight."

"This video is unlike any video that I've ever been a part of," says Hubbard. "We had the ultimate heavy hitter with Terry Crews on set - he was made for a video like this. One minute, he looked like he was ready to punch a hole in the wall, and the next, he's got the entire room laughing, just being himself. Terry is one of those guys that everyone wants to be around, and he was just perfect for this video."

"Terry and the dancers brought the choreography to life and were able to tell the story through their amazing dancing," he added.

"I was so excited to be asked to do this video with Tyler and when I saw the concept, I thought there was no one else that could pull this off," says Crews. "This video is like a three-minute touchdown celebration, and it was so great to be a part of. For Tyler to allow me to represent something he wrote from his heart means a lot and I can't wait for everyone to see it."

Hubbard's debut solo album is set to arrive on Friday (January 27).

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Thomas Rhett Shares New Single 'Angels Don't Always Have Wings'

Thomas Rhett Shares New Single 'Angels Don't Always Have Wings'

Country superstar Thomas Rhett recently released a new single, "Angels Don't Always Have Wings."

Previously titled "Angels," the track first appeared on Rhett's most recent album Where We Started and was written by Rhett, Julian Bunetta, Jaten Dimsdale and Josh Thompson.

"This is my favorite song from the album. I wrote it from a personal perspective, but I think it will resonate with a lot of people," said Rhett. "It's about how none of us are perfect, and how lucky we are to have those people in our lives who show up and love us despite our flaws. I often look at my wife and think she's truly an angel, for the love and grace she shows me every single day."

Rhett is currently set to commence the Canadian leg of his Bring The Bar To You Tour with Jordan Davis and Kameron Marlowe, which kicks off on February 9 in Vancouver.

Further, he plans to headline Home Team Tour 23 this summer with Cole Swindell and Nate Smith.

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Shay Mooney, Wife Hannah Welcome Third Child

Shay Mooney, Wife Hannah Welcome Third Child

Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney and his wife Hannah Billingsley welcomed their third child last week.

Mooney and Billingsley shared the news of their newborn on social media. "Abram Shay Mooney 1/17/23," Shay captioned a video. "Grateful doesn't begin to cover it."

In the video, the singer is seen sitting shirtless in a hospital room cradling the baby boy while singing him the 2017 track "When I Prayed for You," which was featured on The Shack.

Meanwhile, Hannah posted, "Abram Shay, you're so loved and so prayed over, baby boy. Thankful for all that God has done for us this week."

In August 2022, the singer and his wife announced that Billingsley was pregnant with their third baby in a joint social media post. The couple already share two children: Asher, 5, and Ames, 2.

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Mitchell Tenpenny Shares 'We Got History' Video

Mitchell Tenpenny Shares 'We Got History' Video

Country pop singer-songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny recently shared a music video for "We Got History."

The video was filmed near Cocoa Beach, Florida, and was directed by Brenton Giesey. In the clip, two people get connected romantically after meeting each other at a bar.

The track is the new radio single from Tenpenny's This Is The Heavy album released last fall.

"We Got History" was written by Tenpenny, Andy Albert, Devin Dawson, and Jordan Schmidt. The single follows back-to-back No. 1 singles, "Truth About You" and "At The End Of A Bar" with Chris Young.

Meanwhile, Tenpenny kicked off his This Is The Heavy Tour on Thursday, January 19, at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airways Heights, Washington.

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Zach Bryan Announces 2023 'Burn, Burn, Burn Tour'

Zach Bryan Announces 2023 'Burn, Burn, Burn Tour'

Rising country superstar Zach Bryan plans to embark on a North American tour in 2023.

The "Burn, Burn, Burn Tour" kicks off on May 10 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia, and concludes at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 30. The trek will also include several festival appearances.

"I've tried my best to make tickets as affordable as possible for the Burn, Burn, Burn Tour," Bryan said in a new video making the announcement.

Tickets for most non-festival dates will be sold via Fair AXS, in keeping with Bryan's dislike of Ticketmaster and its pricing methods.

Fans can register for the chance to buy at www.axs.com/zachbryan through January 29 at 10 p.m. ET. Those who are randomly selected will be able to buy tickets that range between $40 and $130, with service fees of $10 to $20 per ticket.

Burn, Burn, Burn Tour dates:

April 15 - Georgetown, TX @ Two Step Inn Festival*May 10 - Charlottesville, VA @ John Paul Jones ArenaMay 12 - Worcester, MA @ DCU CenterMay 13 - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey PlazaMay 15 - Duluth, GA @ Gas South ArenaMay 19 - Houston, TX @ Toyota CenterMay 20 - New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King CenterMay 23 - Jacksonville, FL @ VyStar Veterans Memorial ArenaMay 24 - N. Charleston, SC @ North Charleston ColiseumMay 26 - Albany, NY @ MVP ArenaMay 28 - London, ON @ Budweiser GardensMay 31 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo CenterJune 2 - Cleveland, OH @ Rocket Mortgage FieldhouseJune 3 - Lexington, KY @ Railbird Festival*June 23 - New York, NY @ Forest Hills StadiumJune 26 - Denver, CO @ Red Rocks AmphitheatreJune 27 - Denver, CO @ Red Rocks AmphitheatreJuly 7 - Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest*July 13 - Chicago, IL @ Windy City Smokeout*July 14-16 - Whitefish, MT @ Under the Big Sky Festival*July 20-July 22 - Cullman, AL @ Rock the South*Aug. 5 - St. Charles, IA @ Hinterland Music Festival*Aug. 7 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel ArenaAug. 9 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target CenterAug. 11 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK CenterAug. 14 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford PREMIER CenterAug. 17 - Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho CenterAug. 19 - Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile ArenaAug. 20 - Bakersfield, CA @ Mechanics Bank ArenaAug. 21 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland ArenaAug. 23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Crypto.com ArenaAug. 25 - Glendale, AZ @ Desert Diamond ArenaAug. 27 - Wichita, KS @ INTRUST Bank ArenaAug. 29 - Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank ArenaAug. 30 - Kansas City, MO @ T-Mobile Center

*festival date

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Morgan Wallen Teases Reflective New Song 'I Wrote The Book'

Morgan Wallen Teases Reflective New Song 'I Wrote The Book'

Morgan Wallen recently took to social media to tease a reflective new song, "I Wrote The Book."

"Figured I'd let y'all hear another one real quick before we all get to head banging to Hardy's new album tonight," Wallen captioned the clip on Instagram, referencing HARDY's new album, the mockingbird & THE CROW.

Hardy's album, which arrived on Friday, features a duet ("Red") with Wallen.

In "I Wrote The Book," Wallen lists and speaks about some things he knows a bit about, such as hunting, fishing and baseball, and offers up a hypothetical book he wrote on each of the subjects, meaning he's mastered them.

"When it comes to hitching the boat up / Backing down the ramp in my old truck / To find a bunch of logs to catch a bunch of hogs / yeah, I wrote the book, yeah, I wrote the book / If you want to learn to throw a curve right / Catch a clean up looking on a third strike / Talk a little smack while he's walking back / yeah, I wrote the book," he sings in a verse.

In the chorus, Wallen transitions to a different book that he didn't write, the Bible, and admits he doesn't read through those pages enough, and as a result, he's no expert.

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Dolly Parton Shares New Song 'Don't Make Me Have To Come Down There'

Dolly Parton Shares New Song 'Don't Make Me Have To Come Down There'

Legendary country singer Dolly Parton recently shared a new song, "Don't Make Me Have to Come Down There."

"I got up, I started writing this song over a period of weeks, months," Parton said in an Instagram video announcing the song's release. "I finished it as things would come to me, and I just felt like I should drop it on my birthday. So, I hope you enjoy it."

In the song, Parton tells about a dream she had. "Last night I had a dream about God/He was standing on a mountain top/Looking down, around in such dismay," she sings. "And in my dream I heard him say/Don't make me have to come down there/My children, you had best beware/If you don't pay attention, consequences will be dire/Don't make me have to come down there."

Meanwhile, Parton recently confirmed that her new upcoming Rock Star album will feature Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, and several other top stars.

"If I'm gonna be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame I'm gonna have to do something to earn it," she said during a recent appearance on "The View."

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Eric Church, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi & Parker McCollum To Headline GoldenSky 2023

Eric Church, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi & Parker McCollum To Headline GoldenSky 2023

Eric Church, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi and Parker McCollum have been confirmed as headliners of GoldenSky 2023.

The festival is set to take place on October 14 and 15 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California. Pardi and Morris will headline on October 14, while Church and McCollum will headline on October 15.

The festival also offers a craft beer hall, dance hall saloon and several local food options.

Other performers include Jordan Davis, Wynonna Judd, Lainey Wilson, Elle King, Eli Young Band, Niko Moon, Ingrid Andress, Nate Smith, Adam Doleac, Frank Ray, Tenille Arts, Drake Milligan, Megan Moroney, Kidd G, Willie Jones, Lakeview and Avery Anna.

"We're thrilled to partner with DWP to bring the West Coast's premier country music experience back to Sacramento," said Visit Sacramento President & CEO Mike Testa. "This year's incredible lineup, coupled with unique local activations and Sacramento as the backdrop will make for an unforgettable weekend. We can't wait to welcome music fans from across the country back to our city."

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Iconic Singers Join Forces On New Single 'Gonna Be You'

Iconic Singers Join Forces On New Single 'Gonna Be You'

"Gonna Be You," featuring an all-star cast of legendary singers - Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Debbie Harry - has been released via RAF/BMG.

The song for the upcoming Paramount Pictures film 80 For Brady was penned by Diane Warren.

"When I wrote 'Gonna Be You' for 80 FOR BRADY, I wanted to write a song that celebrated these women's deep friendship," said Warren. "Since 80 was in the title I got a crazy idea, why not get some of the most iconic singers from the 80s, who are still amazing and always will be, to all sing it?!!!!"

"Everyone I approached said yes and was just as excited as me!! I'm honored to have Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Debbie Harry on this song!! 'Gonna Be You' is that song you want to sing along to with all your good friends," added the Oscar, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning songwriter.

80 for Brady tells the story of four old female friends traveling to Houston to watch their hero Tom Brady and the New England Patriots play in Super Bowl LI.

Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Rita Moreno and Sally Field are starring with 7-time Super Bowl Champion and producer Tom Brady in the film, which is scheduled to hit theaters on February 3.

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Willie Nelson Announces New Album 'I Don't Know A Thing About Love'

Willie Nelson Announces New Album 'I Don't Know A Thing About Love'

Willie Nelson has announced that he will release a new studio album, I Don't Know A Thing About Love, on CD and digital on Friday, March 3, via Sony Legacy Recordings.

Nelson also said that Vinyl Me, Please (VMP) will be offering an exclusive 12-inch vinyl edition of the project, which is his 73rd studio record, later this year.

For the upcoming album, Nelson and his band reportedly recorded fresh interpretations of 10 classic compositions penned by the legendary American songwriter Harlan Howard.

I Don't Know A Thing About Love is produced by Nelson's longtime creative partner Buddy Cannon. The record includes fresh interpretations of classics like "Streets of Baltimore," "Tiger By the Tail" and "Too Many Rivers."

The album also includes Nelson's cover of "Busted," penned by Howard in 1962 and recorded the following year by Johnny Cash for his concept album, Blood, Sweat and Tears.

Willie Nelson, I Don't Know a Thing About Love Track List:

1. "Tiger By the Tail"2. "The Chokin' Kind"3. "Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)"4. "Life Turned Her That Way"5. "I Don't Know a Thing About Love"6. "Streets of Baltimore"7. "Busted"8. "She Called Me Baby"9. "Too Many Rivers"10. "Beautiful Annabel Lee"

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Dolly Parton Confirms New 'Rock Star' Album Will Feature Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks & More

Dolly Parton Confirms New 'Rock Star' Album Will Feature Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks & More

Dolly Parton confirmed during a recent appearance on "The View" that her new Rock Star album will feature Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, and several other top stars.

"If I'm gonna be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame I'm gonna have to do something to earn it," she told the show's hosts.

Dolly said that she is trying to bring in Mick Jagger and Elton John as well for the album. She noted that although she is "doing my best" to get Jagger on the album, the Rolling Stones' song "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" will appear on the LP with Pink and Brandi Carlile as guests.

Dolly confirmed that John Fogerty, former Journey singer Steve Perry and Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler are also on board and added that she's also been searching around for the right song she can sing with Cher.

"That's gonna be a big thrill, I think," Dolly said of a potential duet with Cher. She had said last month during her appearance on "Tonight Show" that the album would be a mix of originals, and covers of songs by Prince, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more.

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Luke Bryan, Kane Brown To Headline 2023 IHeartCountry Festival

Luke Bryan, Kane Brown To Headline 2023 IHeartCountry Festival

Luke Bryan and Kane Brown are set to headline the iHeartCountry Festival this year.

Country music's biggest artists will be taking over the stage at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, on May 13.

Other performing artists include Sam Hunt, Elle King, Parker McCollum, Justin Moore, Jordan Davis, and Mitchell Tenpenny. Bailey Zimmerman will appear as a special guest.

The 2023 iHeartCountry Festival will be hosted by Bobby Bones.

The event will be broadcast on iHeartRadio country stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio.com as well as the iHeartRadio app.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on January 27 at 1pm ET/10am PT (12pm CT) via Ticketmaster.com.

Capital One Cardholders get exclusive access to pre-sale tickets for 48 hours beginning January 24 at 11 am ET/8am PT (10am CT) through January 26 at 11 am ET/8am PT (10am CT). Pre-sale information and tickets can be found atiHeartRadio.com/CapitalOne.

Additionally, Capital One Cardholders can add a Capital One Access Pass to their purchase to enjoy an intimate cardholder pre-event at iHeartCountry Festival featuring a special performance by Kane Brown, complimentary food and beverage, and more.

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CMT Unveils Next Women Of Country Class Of 2023

CMT Unveils Next Women Of Country Class Of 2023

Television network CMT has unveiled its Next Women Of Country class Of 2023.

CMT has selected 16 rising female country music artists for the 10-year anniversary of the franchise.

They are Sony Music Nashville/Columbia artist Alana Springsteen, Angie K, Big Loud's Ashley Cooke, Warner Music Nashville's Avery Anna, Carter Faith, Catie Offerman, Sony's Georgia Webster, Julie Williams, Kasey Tyndall, Kimberly Kelly, Mackenzie Carpenter, Black River's MaRynn Taylor, Sony Music Nashville/Columbia's Megan Moroney, O.N.E The Duo, Pillbox Patti and Roberta Lea.

The class of 2023 is the largest class of inductees in the program's history.

Over the next year, the selected young artists will receive cross-brand support for their music and videos on CMT, CMT Music, PlutoTV's CMT Equal Play Channel, CMT Hot 20 Countdown, CMT.com and CMT's social channels. They will also be eleigible for cross-promotional opportunities for Paramount Media's MTV Entertainment Group brands with live events, the Paramount Times Square NYC Billboard and more.

CMT made the announcement at a live concert event at City Winery Nashville Tuesday night, marking the network's 10-year anniversary celebration of the program.

"Each year, it's extremely gratifying to welcome a new wave of fiercely independent females to our Next Women of Country program, all of whom are blazing their own paths and playing by their own rules," said Leslie Fram, SVP of Music & Talent, CMT.

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Tyler Childers, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss To Headline Echoland Music Festival

Tyler Childers, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss To Headline Echoland Music Festival

Tyler Childers, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are set to headline the inaugural edition of the Echoland Music Festival.

The inaugural edition of the three-day camping festival is schedule to take place May 11-13 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida.

Echoland will feature wide-ranging acts across four stages featuring legendary stars, top jam bands, folk music, and indie artists.

Other performers include Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Tenacious D, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Noah Kahan, the Flaming Lips, Gov't Mule, Marcus King, 100 gecs, and many more.

The three-day camping festival will also feature an assortment of unique camping options and curated food vendors.

Early access tickets will be available starting Thursday, January 19 at 10 AM.

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Tim McGraw To Headline BetMGM West Fest

Tim McGraw To Headline BetMGM West Fest

Country music superstar Tim McGraw is set to headline BetMGM West Fest at Westgate in Glendale during Super Bowl weekend.

BetMGM's West Fest will take place at the Westgate Entertainment District on Saturday, February 11. Tickets are on sale now.

McGraw and fellow country star Bailey Zimmerman will perform at the outdoor venue.

"BetMGM will make history this February when we become the first live sportsbook on the Big Game's stadium campus," BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt said in a press release.

The evening will also feature a mix of national and local restaurants and an open-air beer garden surrounding the concert stage.

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Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100 For Record-Extending 61st Week

Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Artist 100 For Record-Extending 61st Week

Taylor Swift has extended her record the most weeks atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart to 61, thus once again cementing her rank as the top musical act in the United States.

Nine of Swift's albums are placed on the Billboard 200 chart, including the hit Midnights at No.2 with 81,000 equivalent album units earned.

"Anti-Hero" from Midnights tops the Billboard Hot 100 for the eighth week, marking her longest-leading No. 1 on the chart.

"What on Earth," an excited Swift wrote on Instagram Stories. "I love you guys."

SZA remains at No. 2, Morgan Wallen holds at No. 3, The Weeknd continues at No. 4 and Drake improves two steps to No. 5 on the chart dated January 21.

The Artist 100 measures artist activity across key metrics of music consumption, blending album and track sales, radio airplay and streaming to provide a weekly multi-dimensional ranking of artist popularity.

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