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  • “Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Heather Morgan November 19, 2018
    Heather Morgan has been a songwriting staple in Nashville for the better part of this decade, having penned songs for Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Maddie & Tae, Cole Swindell and Brett Eldredge, including two of his No. 1 hits, “Beat of the Music” and “Lose My Mind.” Now Heather is stepping out from behind the […]
    Elaina Doré Smith
  • Jimmie Allen Becomes Second Black Country Artist to Reach No. 1 With Debut Single November 19, 2018
    Jimmie Allen’s debut single, “Best Shot,” reached No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts this week. Jimmie joins Darius Rucker as the only African-American country artists to hit No. 1 with their debut singles. Darius, who became a household name in the early 1990s as the frontman of Hootie & the […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • Kane Brown’s New Album, “Experiment,” Debuts at No. 1 on the All-Genre Billboard 200 Chart November 19, 2018
    Kane Brown joined Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood as the only country artists in 2018 to have an album debut at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. Kane’s sophomore album, Experiment, reached No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top Country Albums charts this week, moving 124,000 units. In addition, Kane […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • CMT to Premiere “2018 AmericanaFest” TV Special With Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Rosanne Cash, John Prine & More November 19, 2018
    If you didn’t make it to Nashville in September for the 17th annual AmericanaFest, you can still catch some of the action thanks to CMT. CMT will air the 2018 AmericanaFest TV special on Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET with performances by Brandi Carlile (“The Joke”), Buddy Guy (“Damn Right, I’ve Got The Blues”), […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • Photo Gallery: CMA Country Christmas With Reba, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley & More November 19, 2018
    Reba McEntire returned for a second year to host the ninth annual CMA Country Christmas, a two-hour music celebration that airs on ABC on Dec. 10. CMA Country Christmas was taped on Sept. 27 at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville. In addition to Reba—and her multiple wardrobe changes—this year’s lineup included performances by […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • Thomas Rhett Announces 2019 Tour With Dustin Lynch, Russell Dickerson & Dad November 19, 2018
    Thomas Rhett announced he will heat things up in 2019 with his Very Hot Summer Tour. Kicking off on May 17 in Spokane, Wash., the 39-date tour will make stops in Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Nashville and more. Dustin Lynch, Russell Dickerson and TR’s father, Rhett Akins, will serve as support. “We literally just […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • Kenny Chesney Reveals 18 “Songs for the Saints Tour” Dates November 16, 2018
    After Kenny Chesney’s 2018 Trip Around the Sun Tour hit more than a dozen major stadiums and more than 20 amphitheaters, the Tennessee native is scaling back his 2019 tour, which he has dubbed the Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour. “I wanted to change it up,” says Kenny. “Last year was so intense, and […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • Country Stars Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Chris Young & More Remember Roy Clark November 16, 2018
    Roy Clark died on Nov. 15 at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at his home in Tulsa, Okla. If anyone in the country realm could be termed “multimedia star,” the amiable singer/guitarist fit that bill. He won the CMA Entertainer of the Year honor in 1973, copped Grammy awards for his […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • 15 of Our Favorite Performance Photos From the CMA Awards November 15, 2018
    More than 35 artists took the stage to perform at the CMA Awards on Nov. 14, including Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Eric Church, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey
  • Country Music Hall of Fame Member Roy Clark Dead at 85 November 15, 2018
    Roy Clark died Nov. 15 at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at his home in Tulsa, Okla. If anyone in the country realm could be termed “multimedia star,” the amiable singer/guitarist fit that bill. He won the CMA Entertainer of the Year honor in 1973, copped Grammy awards for his instrumental […]
    Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

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