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Watch Tim McGraw Perform “Don’t Close Your Eyes” With Keith Whitley’s Guitar at Country Music Hall of Fame

Watch Tim McGraw Perform “Don’t Close Your Eyes” With Keith Whitley’s Guitar at Country Music Hall of Fame

Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum hosted an online fundraiser via YouTube on Oct. 28 that featured a who’s who of country stars. Big Night (At the Museum) paired country music stars with historic instruments for a one-of-a-kind night of music. Artists taking part included Alison Brown, Kane Brown, Carlene Carter, Rodney Crowell,…MORE

CMA Awards Announce First Round of Performers, Including Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett & More

CMA Awards Announce First Round of Performers, Including Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett & More

The Country Music Association revealed the first round of performers for the 54th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 11: Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Lady A, Gabby Barrett feat. Charlie Puth, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Maren Morris, Rascal Flatts, and Thomas Rhett feat. Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott and Chris Tomlin. More performers will be announced in…MORE

Singer/Songwriter Billy Joe Shaver Dead at 81

Singer/Songwriter Billy Joe Shaver Dead at 81

Singer/songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, 81, one of the architects of country’s Outlaw Movement of the 1970s, died on Oct. 28, following an illness. In addition to releasing more than 20 albums, Billy Joe’s songs were recorded by a who’s who of artists, including Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, the Allman Brothers, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings and…MORE

Watch Kane Brown Perform New Single, “Worship You,” on “The Late Late Show”

Watch Kane Brown Perform New Single, “Worship You,” on “The Late Late Show”

Kane Brown paid a virtual visit to The Late Late Show With James Corden on Oct. 27. In addition to announcing his upcoming performance for the Salvation Army during halftime of the Washington Football Team vs. Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26), Kane performed his new single, “Worship You.” Penned by Kane, Alexander Izquierdo…MORE

Tyler Farr & Wife Hannah Expecting First Child

Tyler Farr & Wife Hannah Expecting First Child

Tyler Farr and wife Hannah revealed they are expecting their first child—a baby girl due in March 2021. Tyler shared the news via Twitter, saying, in part: “In one of the most stressful & challenging years of our lives, words cannot express how much hope and joy we have found in this baby girl. Hannah…MORE

Dustin Lynch Goes Acoustic in New “Momma’s House” Performance Video [Watch]

Dustin Lynch Goes Acoustic in New “Momma’s House” Performance Video [Watch]

Dustin Lynch shared a new acoustic performance video of his current single, “Momma’s House.” The fiery tune, which was penned by Dylan Schneider, Michael Lotten, Rodney Clawson and Justin Wilson, is the third single from Dustin’s 2020 album, Tullahoma. The new project takes its name from Dustin’s Tennessee hometown, which is about 80 miles southeast…MORE

Old Dominion Makes No Apologies in New Video for “Never Be Sorry” [Watch]

Old Dominion Makes No Apologies in New Video for “Never Be Sorry” [Watch]

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—released a new video for their single, “Never Be Sorry.” Penned by Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne with the band’s Matthew, Trevor and Brad, “Never Be Sorry” is currently No. 51 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after eight weeks. The…MORE

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Get Engaged

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Get Engaged

Blake Shelton, 44, and Gwen Stefani, 51, are engaged. Blake announced the news via Instagram with a photo of him kissing his bride-to-be while she showed off her new engagement ring: “Hey @gwenstefani thanks for saving my 2020… And the rest of my life.. I love you. I heard a YES!” Gwen added, “@blakeshelton yes…MORE