Steve Nedved

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Jun 16

Cole Swindell Can't Slow Down: New EP, Tour on the Way This Fall

Warner Music NashvilleIt was only last month that his sophomore album You Should Be Here came out, but we already know there’s new music on the way from Cole Swindell. The third EP of his Down Home Sessions will be out this fall, in conjunction with another installment of his Down Home Tour, this one sponsored by CMT. As for …

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Jun 16

Fatherhood First: Dad of Four Chris Janson Says That's Job #1

Sweet Talk PublicityNow that he’s scored his breakthrough hit with “Buy Me a Boat,” you might think country singer is job number one for Chris Janson. But the father of four says you’re wrong. “I am a dad first and a husband first, and I take the most pride in that in my whole life,” he …

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Jun 15

"If I Were a Carpenter": Alan Jackson, Home Builder

Courtesy of Ply GemKeosha Hendricks of La Vergne, Tennessee recently got an unforgettable housewarming present — Alan Jackson on her porch, handing over the keys to her new home. Alan stopped by to represent the Home for Good project, his partnership with Ply Gem that uses his song “You Can Always Come Home” as its …

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Jun 15

"It's So True It Stings"– Blake Shelton on "She's Got a Way with Words"

Warner Music NashvilleHot on the heels of his 22nd number one, “Came Here to Forget,” it looks like Blake Shelton has another hit on his hands. His new single, “She’s Got a Way with Words,” is the most popular new song at radio this week. “I think it’s the kind of song that country music is built …

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Jun 15

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Jun 15

Back Home Again: Keith Urban Books a Show in His Birthplace

Capitol NashvilleFor the first time in his life, Keith Urban will finally get to do a major show where he was born. While you might assume that’d be Australia — you’d be wrong. Though Keith grew up “down under,” he was actually born in New Zealand. “I’m so psyched about finally getting to play a real show …

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Jun 14

Newcomer Drake White Ignites the "SPARK" August 19

Dot RecordsDrake White’s debut album, which features his top-30 hit, “Livin’ the Dream,” is due out August 19. The Alabama native had a hand in writing ten of the album’s dozen songs. “Since we began this journey, working on the album, I knew I wanted the title to be SPARK,” he says. “The idea of starting …

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Jun 14

"Small Town Boy Like Me": Dustin Lynch Debuts New Music

Courtesy of L3 Entertainment / FlyHi FilmsWe know Dustin Lynch’s recent number-one, “Mind Reader,” is likely the last single to be released from his sophomore album, Where It’s At, but so far, we haven’t been able to predict what his new single might be. After his free show Sunday in Nashville, we might have a …

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Jun 14

There's Gold in Jon Pardi's "California Sunrise"

Capitol NashvilleJon Pardi’s sophomore album doesn’t even come out until Friday, but one of its tracks has already been certified gold. On Sunday, right before he played the Riverfront Stage at CMA Music Festival, the California native found out his top-ten hit “Head Over Boots” has sold half a million copies. If you’re counting, that …

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Jun 14

Carrie Underwood Crashes Practice to Donate Some Dough

CMA/Image Group LASome Oklahoma athletes got quite a surprise during a recent practice, as Carrie Underwood showed up to give them $100,000. The money comes from a partnership between Carrie’s CALIA fitness brand and Dick’s Sporting Goods. In all, the two plan to donate half a million dollars to girls youth sports teams across the …

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