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Feb 19

Thomas Rhett readies new music for ‘SNL,’ as his toddler daughter works on her songwriting

ABC/Image Group LA The countdown is on to new music from Thomas Rhett, who plans to debut a couple tunes from his forthcoming record on March 2, when he’s the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. When he’s not busy making music, of course, TR and his wife, Lauren, have their hands full with their …

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Feb 16

Miranda Lambert unexpectedly reveals she tied the knot with Brendan Mcloughlin “a while ago”

ABC/Image Group LAMiranda Lambert is now once again a married woman.  She unexpectedly revealed the news Saturday via her socials. “In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news,” she tweeted. “I met the love of my life. And we got hitched! My heart is full.” “Thank you Brendan Mcloughlin for loving me for…. me,” she added, …

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Feb 16

I like it, I love it: Tim McGraw and Keith Urban mark 50 years of New Faces with Dylan Scott, Russell Dickerson, Jimmie Allen, LANCO, and Lindsay Ell

ABC RadioThe New Faces show at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville typically boasts the five most promising new acts in country music, as voted on by the radio community. But for the event’s fiftieth anniversary, they added something extra: Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. Tim started the Friday evening banquet by surprising the crowd with his hit “Don’t …

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Feb 15

Jason Aldean opens up about Las Vegas: “It will be forever on our minds”

ABC RadioOn October 1, 2017, Jason Aldean was onstage in Las Vegas singing “When She Says Baby” when he heard a noise.  He thought a guitar amp blew, but it was gunshots.  What happened next — the night of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history — and in the months that followed, was the topic of a …

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Feb 15

Keith Urban wraps things up Down Under, brings Graffiti U tour to Europe

ABC/Image Group LAKeith Urban hadn’t toured his home country in nearly two years, so it’s no wonder the Australian leg of the Graffiti U World Tour was a big success. Keith played sold-out shows to over 100,000 fans in cities like Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, as well as a club show that benefited Rural Aid, …

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Feb 15

Listen now: Reba pours something “Stronger Than the Truth” as she gets ready to reveal the ACM noms

Cliff Lipson/CBSReba McEntire’s gearing up for a busy week ahead, as she prepares to reveal the nominees for this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards next Wednesday on CBS This Morning. Reba will reveal the first contenders during the 8:30 a.m. half hour of the show, with the full rundown following at 8:50 a.m. ET …

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Feb 15

expand Dierks Bentley goes back to “The Mountain” for the second Seven Peaks Music Festival

ABC/Image Group LADierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival will return to Buena Vista, Colorado this Labor Day Weekend for the second year in a row. Fans who attended the gathering’s first year will get first crack at tickets through the Alumni Pre-Sale. Even if you didn’t get to go in 2018, you can access this …

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Feb 15

Dierks Bentley goes back to “The Mountain” for the second Seven Peaks Music Festival

ABC/Image Group LADierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival will return to Buena Vista, Colorado this Labor Day Weekend for the second year in a row. Fans who attended the gathering’s first year will get first crack at tickets through the Alumni Pre-Sale. Even if you didn’t get to go in 2018, you can access this …

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Feb 15

Rascal Flatts, Riley Green, Brantley & Lindsay rock the CRS crowd

ABC RadioRascal Flatts sang, Brantley Gilbert rocked and Riley Green showed why he’s a top 10 artist at the Big Machine Label Group luncheon at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville on Friday. CEO Scott Borchetta introduced the label’s acts to the crowd, starting with Riley Green.  The “There Was This Girl” hitmaker recalled that just one year ago, he was an unsigned artist …

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Feb 15

“Let’s Be Frank,” and Aretha, but not Linda: Trisha Yearwood tackles the American songbook

Gwendolyn If you’d like a refresher course in why Trisha Yearwood has two CMA Female Vocalist trophies to her credit, all you need to do is pick up her new Let’s Be Frank record.  Trisha’s first full-length studio album since 2007 becomes widely available today, after being exclusive to Williams Sonoma since December. In the tribute, Trisha covers tunes …

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