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Watch Thomas Rhett Perform “Be a Light” on “CMT Celebrates Our Heroes”

Watch Thomas Rhett Perform “Be a Light” on “CMT Celebrates Our Heroes”

Thomas Rhett performed his new single, “Be a Light,” on CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special on June 3. Thomas Rhett co-penned the song with Josh Miller, Josh Thompson and Matt Dragstrem. TR and the song’s collaborators have been donating all proceeds from “Be a Light” to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief…

Mickey Guyton Soars on Powerful New Ballad, “Black Like Me” [Listen]

Mickey Guyton Soars on Powerful New Ballad, “Black Like Me” [Listen]

Mickey Guyton released a powerful new ballad, “Black Like Me,” at midnight on June 2. Co-penned by Mickey, Nathan Chapman, Emma Davidson-Dillon and Fraser Churchill, “Black Like Me” addresses racial inequality in America—delivered with soaring vocals from one of the few minority artists in the country genre. “It’s Here!!!!” says Mickey, in part, via Instagram.…

Garth Brooks Postpones Rescheduled Cincinnati Show

Garth Brooks Postpones Rescheduled Cincinnati Show

Garth Brooks’ rescheduled date on his Stadium Tour in Cincinnati has been postponed. Garth’s show in Cincinnati at Paul Brown Stadium was originally slated for May 16. In March, the date was rescheduled for June 27 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the June 27 date has been postponed. The new date has not been…

Guitar Icon Jimmy Capps Dead at 81

Guitar Icon Jimmy Capps Dead at 81

Nashville guitar icon Jimmy Capps has died at the age of 81. Jimmy was a member of the Musicians Hall of Fame (2014) and a longtime member of the Grand Ole Opry’s house band. Jimmy was a sought-after session musician who performed on hundreds of songs, including The Oak Ridge Boys’ “Elvira,” Tammy Wynette’s “Stand…

Matthew Ramsey’s Message of Unity

Matthew Ramsey’s Message of Unity

In recognition of Blackout Tuesday on June 2, Nash Country Daily is pausing the commentary to bring you messages of unity directly from the country music community. All photos will appear without color. Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey via Instagram “Some thoughts from @mtramsey – Just a few short months ago, I watched as beauty arose…

Kip Moore’s Message of Unity

Kip Moore’s Message of Unity

In recognition of Blackout Tuesday on June 2, Nash Country Daily is pausing the commentary to bring you messages of unity directly from the country music community. All photos will appear without color. Kip Moore via Instagram “To the black community…I’m Srry that you’ve screamed for so long about feeling oppressed and it’s fallin on…

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Where Words Fail, Music Speaks

Where Words Fail, Music Speaks

We could all use an escape from the heaviness of the world and TONIGHT at 7pm on CMT we can all join together for a musical escape! Check out the CMT Celebrates our Heroes Special. Our favorite artists will celebrate America’s heroes with 2 hours of performances. Here is the lineup Darius Rucker Blake Shelton…

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