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Koe Wetzel Drops Emotional Ballad "Sweet Dreams"

Koe Wetzel definitely has a persona that is bigger than life. As he nears the release of his forthcoming fifth studio album, 9 Lives, set for a July 19th release, he shared a little about himself. “I want fans to know that there’s a different side of me, not just...Read More »

Scotty McCreery Officially Welcomed into the Grand Ole Opry

Scotty McCreery was officially welcomed into the Grand Ole Opry family on Saturday night (April 20) by Opry member Josh Turner who was joined by a surprise guest, Country Music Hall of Famer and Opry member Randy Travis.

McCreery performed his current single, “Cab in a Solo,” “Fall of Summer” from...Read More »

Morgan Wallen Arrested on Felony Charges in Nashville

Morgan Wallen was charged with three felonies stemming from an incident that happened at Eric Church’s new bar on Broadway in Nashville on Sunday night (April 7). The incident involved Waqllen throwing a chair from the six-story building and onto the heavily traveled street below and missing two Nashville Metro...Read More »

Toby Keith, Lainey Wilson, Reba McEntire & More Featured on Hardy's Hixtape Vol. 3: Difftape

HARDY announced the third edition of his Hixtape project after his performance in November at the CMA Awards. HIXTAPE VOL. 3: DIFFTAPE pays tribute to Joe Diffie, and the track list contains many of his favorite...Read More »

Kacey Musgraves Framed a Joint She Smoked With Willie Nelson

On a recent edition of the Howard Stern Show (March 18), Kacey Musgraves talks about the joint she smoked with Willie Nelson,...Read More »

John Anderson, James Burton and Toby Keith announced as Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

The Country Music Association announced Monday that ACM and CMA Award-winning star John Anderson, country, pop and rock guitarist James Burton and recently deceased 20-time chart-topper Toby Keith are the Country Music Hall of Fame 2024 inductees.

“James, John and Toby were all original...Read More »

Morgan Wallen's One Thing At A Time Breaks Record for Most Weeks at #1

Morgan Wallen’s One Thing At A Time has broken the record for the most weeks spent at #1 on the Billboard 200 for a country album. A record that has stood for over 30 years. As Billboard reports, with this past week’s chart (March 16), One Thing At A Time...Read More »

Brit Turner of Blackberry Smoke Dead at 57

Brit Turner, the drummer and founding member of  the Atlanta-based country rock band Blackberry Smoke, died Sunday. He was 57. Turner was diagnosed with cancer of the brain,  glioblastoma, and underwent surgery to remove the tumor in November 2022. The band confirmed his death in a post on...Read More »

T. Graham Brown Receives Invitation to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Vince Gill inviting T. Graham Brown to become the newest Grand Ole Opry Member. Photo: Rachael Black for Grand Ole Opry

T. Graham Brown has played the Opry hundreds of times going back to the 80’s. But, he was still surprised when Vince Gill...Read More »

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Welcome Baby #3

Cade Foehner and Gabby Barrett performing at The Country Fest in North Lawrence, Ohio, in 2022. (Photo: Cleveland Country Magazine)

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner welcomed baby #3 on Saturday, February 17th.

“Our third baby arrived earth side early this morning, at home,” Barrett captioned...Read More »

Beyonce Tops iTunes Country Chart with New Releases

As fans watched the Super Bowl on Sunday (Feb 11) between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, a commercial spot announced that Beyonce would be releasing her follow-up to her 2022 album Renaissance.

Fans were thrilled to hear about the new project that will be released in March. The surprise...Read More »

Toby Keith Posthumously Returns to #1 with "35 Biggest Hits"

Toby Keith fans mourned the singer’s death (Feb. 5) by listening, purchasing and downloading his music. The surge has posthumously earned Keith his fifth #1...Read More »

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