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Justin Moore Commemorates First Headlining Gig at Ryman Auditorium With New Live Album

Justin Moore Commemorates First Headlining Gig at Ryman Auditorium With New Live Album

Justin Moore will commemorate his first headlining show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium in May 2018 by releasing a new album, Live at the Ryman, on Sept. 25. The 17-song album features many of Justin’s fan-favorite No. 1 hits, including “Small Town USA,” “You Look Like I Need a Drink,” “Somebody Else Will” and more, as…MORE

Billboard Music Awards to Air Live on NBC on Oct. 14

Billboard Music Awards to Air Live on NBC on Oct. 14

The 2020 Billboard Music Awards will air live on NBC on Oct. 14. Kelly Clarkson will return to host the event for the third consecutive year. Originally slated to take place on April 29, the show was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Billboard Music Awards nominees and winners are based on key fan…MORE

Trace Adkins to Release New EP, “Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy,” on Oct. 16

Trace Adkins to Release New EP, “Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy,” on Oct. 16

Trace Adkins will release a new EP, Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy, on Oct. 16. The six-song set, which was produced by Bart Butler, includes recently released songs “Just the Way We Do It,” “Mind on Fishin’,” and “Better Off.” Songwriters Hillary Lindsey, Corey Crowder, Josh Osborne, Jeffery Steele and more penned tracks on the…MORE

Shania Twain to Release New Box Set, “The Woman in Me: Diamond Edition”

Shania Twain to Release New Box Set, “The Woman in Me: Diamond Edition”

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of her 1995 album, The Woman in Me, Shania Twain will release a new box set, The Woman in Me: Diamond Edition, on Oct. 2. The upcoming album features a newly remastered version of The Woman in Me, previously unreleased tracks and live recordings. The album is available in…MORE

Jon Pardi Releases Surprise Cover Album, “Rancho Fiesta Sessions” [Listen]

Jon Pardi Releases Surprise Cover Album, “Rancho Fiesta Sessions” [Listen]

Jon Pardi fans have reason to rejoice—the California native released a surprise cover album, Rancho Fiesta Sessions, on Aug. 14. The eight-song offering was recorded live in one night with Jon’s touring band at his home base in Nashville. “I nicknamed my place out here [in Nashville] Rancho Fiesta because it was fun and sounded…MORE

Morgan Wallen Shares Nostalgic New Song, “7 Summers” [Listen]

Morgan Wallen Shares Nostalgic New Song, “7 Summers” [Listen]

Morgan Wallen shared a new track, “7 Summers,” on Aug. 13. Co-penned by Morgan, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, “7 Summers” is expected to be part of Morgan’s upcoming sophomore album. Morgan initially teases the song via Instagram, before it began making the rounds on TikTok, which ultimately convinced Morgan to release the breezy tune.…MORE

Tim McGraw’s Looking to Make a Deal in New Video Video for “7500 OBO” [Watch]

Tim McGraw’s Looking to Make a Deal in New Video Video for “7500 OBO” [Watch]

Tim McGraw shared a new song, “7500 OBO,” a track from his upcoming 16th studio album, Here On Earth, which drops on Aug. 21. Penned by Matt McGinn, Jennifer Schott and Nathan Spicer, “7500 OBO” finds Tim crooning about “an ’06, stick shift, dark blue F-150” that he’s trying to sell for $7,500, or best…MORE

Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Venues Launch “Battle of the Bands” Series

Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Venues Launch “Battle of the Bands” Series

Blake Shelton’s four Ole Red venues—Nashville, Gatlinburg, Tishomingo and Orlando—will launch a new competition series on Aug. 19. Ole Red Battle of the Bands will be a weekly competition that takes place across all Ole Red locations. Four artists/bands—one at each venue—will play two songs (one cover, one original). The performances from each venue will…MORE

Mickey Guyton to Release New EP, “Bridges,” on Sept. 11

Mickey Guyton to Release New EP, “Bridges,” on Sept. 11

Mickey Guyton will release a new six-song EP, Bridges, on Sept. 11. Mickey co-penned every song on the upcoming EP, which also features songwriters Karen Kosowski, Hillary Lindsey, Jesse Frasure, Nathan Chapman and Victoria Banks. The EP includes recent releases “Black Like Me” and “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” as well as current single,…MORE

Dolly Parton to Release New Holiday Album, “A Holly Dolly Christmas,” on Oct. 2

Dolly Parton to Release New Holiday Album, “A Holly Dolly Christmas,” on Oct. 2

Dolly Parton will release a new holiday album, A Holly Dolly Christmas, on Oct. 2. The 12-song collection features several holiday standards, such as “Mary, Did You Know,” “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” “Holly Jolly Christmas” and more, as well as six original tunes that Dolly penned. The album also features duets with some…MORE