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Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Locash, Randy Houser & More to Perform at Ryman’s Hurricane Benefit Concert

Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Locash, Randy Houser & More to Perform at Ryman’s Hurricane Benefit Concert

The country music community is coming together to assist those affected by Hurricane Dorian. The SIP Hope 4 Hope Town benefit concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 16 will feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Charles Esten, Ryan Hurd, Dan Tyminski, Drew Holcomb, Riley Green, Jamey Johnson, Locash, Darius Rucker, Randy Houser,…MORE

Brantley Gilbert & Wife Welcome Baby Girl, Braylen Hendrix

Brantley Gilbert & Wife Welcome Baby Girl, Braylen Hendrix

Brantley Gilbert and wife Amber welcomed their second child—a girl named Braylen Hendrix Gilbert—on Sept. 9 at Piedmont Hospital in Athens, Ga. Braylen, who joins older brother Barrett, 22 months, in the Gilbert household, weighed 6 lbs., 7 oz., and measured 19.5 inches. “Happy….Healthy….Blessed,” said Brantley, in part, via Twitter. Happy…. Healthy…. Blessed…. Thanks @people….…MORE

Listen to Florida Georgia Line’s Grateful New Single, “Blessings”

Listen to Florida Georgia Line’s Grateful New Single, “Blessings”

Florida Georgia Line will try to score their 17th No. 1 single with the release of “Blessings,” which ships to country radio on Sept. 23. FGL’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley penned the new tune with Tom Douglas, Jesse Frasure, Jordan Schmidt and Ernest K. Smith. “This is another love song we both fell in…MORE

Luke Combs Is 3 Weeks Shy of Shania Twain’s All-Time Chart Record

Luke Combs Is 3 Weeks Shy of Shania Twain’s All-Time Chart Record

Luke Combs is inching closer to one of country music’s most impressive records. Once again this week, Luke’s 2017 debut album, This One’s for You, is No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. The double-Platinum album, which has moved 2 million units according to the RIAA, has now spent 47 weeks at No. 1.…MORE

Watch Jason Aldean Perform New Single, “We Back,” at Surprise Show in Nashville

Watch Jason Aldean Perform New Single, “We Back,” at Surprise Show in Nashville

After announcing his new album, 9, and dropping lead single, “We Back,” on Sept. 9, Jason Aldean performed a surprise concert for a few hundred Amazon truckers and freighters in Nashville. Amazon Music hosted the event outside Nissan Stadium at a pop-up “truck stop” to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. In addition to performing…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood’s New “Sunday Night Football” Opening With Joan Jett

Watch Carrie Underwood’s New “Sunday Night Football” Opening With Joan Jett

Carrie Underwood returned to Sunday Night Football on Sept. 8 with a new rendition of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” that featured Joan Jett. In addition, 13 NFL players are featured in the new clip, including Julio Jones, Kyle Fuller, Khalil Mack, Mitch Trubisky, Baker Mayfield, Dak Prescott, Patrick Mahomes, Jared Goff, Kirk Cousins,…MORE

Luke Bryan Scores 23rd No. 1 Single With “Knockin’ Boots”

Luke Bryan Scores 23rd No. 1 Single With “Knockin’ Boots”

Luke Bryan scored the 23rd No. 1 single of his career as “Knockin’ Boots” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and the Mediabase chart this week. Co-penned by Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson and Jon Nite, “Knockin’ Boots” is the lead single from Luke’s upcoming seventh studio album, which is tentatively slated…MORE