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Vince Gill & Amy Grant Announce 2021 “Christmas at the Ryman” Shows

Vince Gill & Amy Grant Announce 2021 “Christmas at the Ryman” Shows

One of Nashville’s longstanding holiday traditions—Vince Gill and Amy Grant’s Christmas at the Ryman shows—will not take place in 2020 because of the ongoing pandemic, but plans have already been announced to bring the festive shows back to the Mother Church in 2021. Vince and Amy announced their 2021 Christmas at the Ryman shows will…

Gabby Barrett Approaches Chart Milestone as “I Hope” Spends 17th Week at No. 1

Gabby Barrett Approaches Chart Milestone as “I Hope” Spends 17th Week at No. 1

Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart (streaming, sales and airplay-based) for the 17th week, which is the second-longest run by a solo female artist in the history of the chart. Only Maren Morris’ “The Bones” enjoyed a longer reign with 19 weeks atop the chart. The longest…

Garth Brooks Reveals Why He Ditched Track No. 13 on New “Fun” Album

Garth Brooks Reveals Why He Ditched Track No. 13 on New “Fun” Album

Garth Brooks released his new album, Fun, on Nov. 20. While there are 14 songs on the new project, fans will notice that Track 13 is actually two seconds of emptiness. Don’t worry, it’s not a glitch from the production team, according to Garth. Track 12 on Fun is the album’s most serious song, “Where…

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Release New Performance Video for “Happy Anywhere” [Watch]

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Release New Performance Video for “Happy Anywhere” [Watch]

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani released a new performance video for their single, “Happy Anywhere.” Penned by Ross Copperman, Josh Osborne and Matt Jenkins, “Happy Anywhere” is currently No. 4 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after 18 weeks. “As I’ve said, ‘Happy Anywhere’ feels like the perfect song for right now,” Blake said. “I’m…

Morgan Wallen Scores 4th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “More Than My Hometown”

Morgan Wallen Scores 4th Consecutive No. 1 Single With “More Than My Hometown”

Morgan Wallen scored his fourth consecutive No. 1 single as “More Than My Hometown” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Co-penned by Morgan, Michael Hardy, Ernest Keith Smith and Ryan Vojtesak, “More Than My Hometown” will be featured on Morgan’s upcoming sophomore album, Dangerous: The…

Kacey Musgraves Releases “Glittery” Holiday Tune [Listen]

Kacey Musgraves Releases “Glittery” Holiday Tune [Listen]

Kacey Musgraves released a new holiday tune, “Glittery,” featuring Troye Sivan, on Nov. 23. Penned by Kacey and Daniel Tashian, “Glittery” was featured on Kacey’s 2019 holiday variety show on Amazon, The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show. The special featured Kacey performing holiday tunes with a number of guests, including Fred Armisen, Leon Bridges, Camila Cabello,…

Lineup & Set List Revealed for “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special on Nov. 30

Lineup & Set List Revealed for “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special on Nov. 30

Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins will co-host the 11th annual CMA Country Christmas TV special. The show, which was recorded in September without an audience, will air on ABC on Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. CT. This year’s lineup features Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay, Gabby Barrett, Lady A, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line,…

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It’s Beginning To Look A lot Like Country

It’s Beginning To Look A lot Like Country

The holiday season is here and lots of our country favs are ready to celebrate!!! A Nashville Christmas Carol will air on The Hallmark Channel this weekend and lots of our favs will be in the show including Sara Evans, Kix Brooks, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Wynonna! CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS will air November 30th on ABC! Kelsea…

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