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Sammy Kershaw & Mendy Gregory Welcome Baby Girl, Natelia Mae

Sammy Kershaw & Mendy Gregory Welcome Baby Girl, Natelia Mae

Sammy Kershaw, 61, and longtime girlfriend Mendy Gregory welcomed a baby girl, Natelia Mae Kershaw, to their family on Sept. 11 in Lafayette, La. The birth of Natelia, who weighed 7 pounds, marks the sixth child for Sammy, who is also the father of daughters Emily, Erin and Sammie, as well as son Brandon and…MORE

Craig Morgan Releases Heartfelt Thank-You After “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” Reaches No. 1: “Jerry’s Work on Earth Did Not End With His Passing”

Craig Morgan Releases Heartfelt Thank-You After “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” Reaches No. 1: “Jerry’s Work on Earth Did Not End With His Passing”

After Blake Shelton spearheaded a successful viral campaign to get Craig Morgan’s new song, “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” to No. 1 on the iTunes chart, Craig released a heartfelt thank-you to the fans and Blake via Instagram. The new tune, which Craig penned and produced, honors his late son, Jerry Greer,…MORE

Hardy’s New “Hixtape Vol. 1” Features 17 Guest Artists, Including Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch & More

Hardy’s New “Hixtape Vol. 1” Features 17 Guest Artists, Including Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch & More

Michael Hardy, known professionally as Hardy, announced that his new album, Hixtape Vol. 1, features 17 guest artists, including Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch, Lauren Alaina, Tracy Lawrence, Trace Adkins and more. “The more we kept asking people and taking chances . . . people kept saying ‘yes’ and it just became this really…MORE

Watch Kip Moore’s Lively New Video for “She’s Mine”

Watch Kip Moore’s Lively New Video for “She’s Mine”

Kip Moore has given fans their first taste of new music from his upcoming fourth studio album with the release of lead single “She’s Mine.” Kip produced the new single, which he co-penned with Dan Couch and Scott Stepakoff. “I wrote this song at a time in my life when I realized that my life…MORE

Craig Morgan’s “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” Goes to No. 1 on iTunes With Some Help From Blake Shelton, Ellen DeGeneres & More

Craig Morgan’s “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” Goes to No. 1 on iTunes With Some Help From Blake Shelton, Ellen DeGeneres & More

Mission accomplished, Blake Shelton. Country music’s most powerful social media influencer implored his 20.6 million Twitter followers to help Craig Morgan’s touching new song, “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” reach No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart. And it worked. From Sept. 9—the date of Blake’s first tweet referencing the tune—to Sept.…MORE

Brandi Carlile, John Prine, Dave Cobb & More Win Americana Awards [Full List]

Brandi Carlile, John Prine, Dave Cobb & More Win Americana Awards [Full List]

The 2019 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony was held on Sept. 11 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The star-studded event, which was hosted by the Milk Carton Kids, featured performances by Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Lori McKenna, Delbert McClinton, Buddy & Julie Miller, Maria Muldaur, Mumford & Sons, Amanda Shires and more. The night’s big winners…MORE