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Garth & Trisha Live for the Holidays

Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood will be helping to get you into the holiday spirit with their television special. The hour-long virtual show, titled Garth & Trisha Live! A Holiday Concert Event, will air live on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 8:30pm (ET) on CBS and it will...Read More »


Morgan Wallen debuts two new songs on the Hot Country Top Ten

Morgan Wallen becomes the first artist to debut two titles in the top 10 simultaneously on Billboard‘s airplay-, sales- and streaming-based Hot Country Songs chart (which began as an all-encompassing genre ranking in 1958).

“Somebody’s Problem” launches at No. 3 and “Still Goin Down” comes in at No. 8 on the Dec....Read More »


Jake Owen gets engaged to Erica Hartlein

After a courtship of three years, Jake Owen is finally engaged to his girlfreind, Erica Hartlein.

Owen shared the news on his Instagram on Monday night (Nov. 30). A photo of the artist, Hartlein and daughter Paris shows the couple with smiles on their faces and Hartlein wearing a large, sparkling...Read More »


CMA Country Christmas hosted by Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins

We are officially in the holiday season, and CMA Country Christmas gets the long list of TV specials started this coming Monday night (Nov. 30). Hosted by Thomas Rhett and and his wife, author Lauren Akins, the show will feature performances from Rhett, Lady A, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Gabby Barrett, Little...Read More »


Hal Ketchum dead at 67 due to complications of dementia

Hal Ketchum, who rose to fame during the 90’s, passed away on Monday night at the age of 67, due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

“With great sadness and grief we announce that Hal passed away peacefully last night at home due to complications of...Read More »


Miranda Lambert leads Country Music's Grammy nominations

The 2021 Grammy Award nominations were announced earlier today (Nov. 24) with a mix of country newcomers and veterans. Mickey Guyton, who was on hand for the announcement, earned her first nomination for her song “Black Like Me” in the Best Country Solo Performance category, but it’s Miranda Lambert leading...Read More »


Jon Pardi marries Summer Duncan in Tennessee

Jon Pardi and Summer Duncan were married this past Saturday (Nov. 21) in Mufreesboro, Tennessee. The couple originally had planned the nuptials for Memorial Day weekend, but that was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The ceremony was attended by a small group of close friends and family, who all took...Read More »


Doug Supernaw loses his battle with cancer

Doug Supernaw, the ’90s country singer died at home in Texas on Friday (Nov. 13) after a long time battle with cancer. He was 60.

Supernaw was diagnosed in February 2019 with advanced stage IV lung and bladder cancer and underwent aggressive treatment, but the cancer spread to his liver and...Read More »


2020 CMA Award: Full List of Nominees (and Winners)

The nominations for the 54th Annual CMA Awards were revealed Tuesday (Sept. 1) with Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, and Maren Morris leading the way.

Combs, Carly Pearce, Gabby Barrett, and Ingrid Andress announced the nominees on Good Morning America on Tuesday morning (September 1), with each announcer receiving respective nods themselves.

Lambert...Read More »


54th CMA Awards announces performers

The Country Music Association announced the first round of performers for “The 54th Annual CMA Awards” that will broadcast live from Nashville’s Music City Center on Wednesday, November 11 at 8pm on ABC (WEWS Ch. 5).

Hosts Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker will take the stage together for a performance that...Read More »


Jerry Jeff Walker, Country Outlaw and 'Mr. Bojangles' Songwriter, Dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, the singer/songwriter who wrote the classic “Mr. Bojangles” and later became one of the members of the Texas outlaw country movement that launched the careers of Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, died on Friday (Oct. 23) at a hospital...Read More »


Lynchburg Music Fest goes on amid pandemic

While so many music festivals are canceled for 2020 due to Covid-19, the Lynchburg Music Fest carried on their second year, this time with safety procedures and social distancing. The three-day event took place last weekend, Oct. 2-4 in Mulberry, TN with Josh Turner, Justin Moore and Kip Moore who...Read More »


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