Steve Nedved

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Jul 01

Firecrackers & Bragging Rights: A Josh Turner Fourth of July

MCA NashvilleThis Fourth of July, Josh Turner will be headlining the Independence Day Festival on the Riverfront in Shreveport, Louisiana. But growing up in South Carolina, the celebration of America’s birthday meant fireworks– and bragging rights. “All the individual families had a lot of competition with each other and tried to outdo each other to …

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Jul 01

For Eric Church, Fourth of July Means a Party on the Pontoon

ABC/Image Group LALittle Big Town scored a monster hit several summers ago with “Pontoon,” but it’s Eric Church who says that’s exactly where you’d typically find him on any given 4th of July. “For me, growing up we would always go to the lake,” he recalls. “Had a buddy who had a pontoon and we …

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Jul 01

Brad Paisley and Billy Ray Cyrus Help "Rebuild West Virginia" in Friday Night Telethon

Arista NashvilleTonight, Brad Paisley joins a who’s-who of celebrities from West Virginia, including actress Jennifer Garner, in a telethon to help raise money to help the flood-ravaged state. Billy Ray Cyrus, who worked for years in the house band at Ragtime Lounge in Huntington, will co-host the show. Twenty-three people died as flood waters overwhelmed …

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Jul 01

Find Out More About Newcomer Chris Lane's "Girl Problems" August 5

Big Loud RecordsWith his breakthrough single “Fix” now in the top ten, Chris Lane is readying his debut full-length effort for release August 5. “While in the studio working on the album, I started to notice a trend… every song seemed to be about some type of girl problem,” the North Carolina native laughs. “So it was …

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Jul 01

Former Parkston football coach accused of embezzlement

 A former Parkston High School head football coach is accused of embezzling roughly $9,000 from the Parkston football team. 29-year-old Tony Axtell of Sioux Falls faces a felony grand theft charge. If convicted, the maximum punishment is 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine plus restitution. Authorities say that the embezzlement occurred between August …

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Jul 01

Lady Antebellum "Can't Stop the Feeling," Covering Justin Timberlake on Tour

Capitol NashvilleJustin Timberlake is certainly no stranger to country music, having performed at last year’s CMA Awards in a career-changing performance with Chris Stapleton. More recently, he chronicled some mysterious studio work with Little Big Town with an Instagram post. Now you can add Lady Antebellum to the list of country performers with a connection to the Memphis native. Recently, Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood have …

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Jun 30

Darius Rucker's New Single Reminds Him of Hootie & the Blowfish's "Let Her Cry"

Capitol NashvilleDarius Rucker’s new single “If I Told You” is our first preview of the new music from his forthcoming, fifth country album for Capitol Nashville. Even though it’s a song he didn’t write, he says it gives him a similar feeling as the process that inspired him to pen the Hootie & the Blowfish breakthrough “Let …

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Jun 30

Trace Adkins Gets "Lit" Friday on Fox & Friends

BBR Music GroupTrace Adkins debuts his colorful new single “Lit” Friday morning on Fox & Friends. He’ll play the tune which is reminiscent of his hit “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” for the first time on TV as part of the show’s All American Summer Concert Series. You can get a preview of the uptempo track now on the Fox …

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Jun 30

Kelsea Ballerini and Arsenio Hall Go with the Flow on ABC's New "Greatest Hits"

ABC/Tyler GoldenThursday nights this summer on ABC, country hitmaker Kelsea Ballerini transforms into TV co-host with talk show icon Arsenio Hall. The two team up to bring us Greatest Hits, a show that relives the hits of the past few decades, uniting today’s hitmakers with the artists who made the songs famous. Since Kelsea’s new to the gig, she …

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Jun 30

Blake Shelton Takes It to the Track for "NASCAR on NBC"

Rick Kern/ NBC Sports GroupIf you tune in for the race Saturday night on NBC, you’ll also get a little taste of Blake Shelton. The Oklahoma hitmaker performs the new open for NASCAR on NBC, and it premieres right before the Coke Zero 400, which starts at 7 p.m. ET. A who’s who of the sport’s drivers …

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