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LANco Lands Its First Top Single with “Greatest Love Story”

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -- 12:22 pm EST

Ho! Ho-hum. Christmas is in the air — but not under the tree yet. In other words, the charts didn’t exactly light up with new music this week. But there are glimpses of brighter days ahead. Certainly, it’s already holiday time for LANco. The band scores its first No. 1 single with “Greatest Love Story”... Read more »

 

Kip Moore Releases Soul-Baring Documentary

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -- 12:06 pm EST

Kip Moore‘s 33-minute documentary The Journey to Slowheart exposes the man behind the music in a way that has never been done before. The piece has Moore giving a personal tour of the places that have directly impacted his life and his songs. His followers will meet his family in his hometown of Tifton, Georgia,... Read more »

 

Kelsea Ballerini and Her New Groove

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -- 10:51 am EST

Sometimes, I judge a song by its title. Other times, it takes a line or two for me to realize if I will love or hate a song. And that’s how I feel about Kelsea Ballerini‘s “In Between.” It’s one of the first cuts I fell for off her new album Unapologetically. Because, lyrics. I’m... Read more »

 

Cam Introduces World to “Diane”

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -- 10:08 am EST

Thanksgiving is going to lean a little more country this year, when Cam takes part in the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day on Thursday (Nov. 23). But she’s not just rolling down the streets of Manhattan, she is actually performing her brand new single “Diane.” “How amazing to be coming in on Thanksgiving when people... Read more »

 

Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show Set for CMT Crossroads

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- 11:00 am EST

It will be a totally original Nashville night when Kesha shares the stage with Old Crow Medicine Show live on an all-new CMT Crossroads. Both the pop superstar and the Grammy-winning acoustic Americana band call Music City home, and the concert experience will be filmed in the Tennessee capital. The hour-long concert special will premiere... Read more »

 

2017 American Music Awards: Keith Urban Has Some Backseat Gratitude

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- 10:30 am EST

When you take the stage to accept any honor, you might not have enough time to thank everyone on your mind. So what Keith Urban did after Sunday night’s (Nov. 19) 2017 American Music Awards — where he took home awards for favorite male artists — country, favorite album-country for Ripcord, and favorite song-country for... Read more »

 

Little Big Town Play Brentwood Benefit

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- 10:17 am EST

This is the life. Going to an intimate Little Big Town concert, being greeted with trays of champagne, and knowing the whole night that you’re a part of something even greater. That was the scene on Thursday evening (Nov. 16) at the Nashville estate of celebrated jewelry designer Johnathon Arndt and his husband, Newman. The... Read more »

 

Last Weekend’s Greatest Hits

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- 10:13 am EST

Sometimes, the best part of my weekend is just virtually following the country stars all over. With a little help from social media. This last weekend, I got to see exactly what they were up to. Like the way Maren Morris was digging the British singalong on her most profane song. And Kacey Musgraves admitted... Read more »

 

Country Stars Mourn Mel Tillis

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- 10:06 am EST

Even though country legend Mel Tillis had his heyday a few decades ago — from the late ’60s to the early ’80s — he made an indelible mark on the country singers and songwriters who followed his lead. And after the news of his death at age 85 spread on Sunday morning (Nov. 19), the... Read more »

 

Mel Tillis Dies at Age 85

Sunday, November 19, 2017 -- 11:56 am EST

Country Music Hall of Fame member Mel Tillis died on Sunday (Nov. 19) at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. He was 85. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure, according to his publicist, Don Murry Grubbs. Despite his many distinctions as a performer, songwriter, actor and music publisher, Tillis was most... Read more »