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Naomi Judd’s Public Memorial Service Set To Re-Air For A Double Encore On CMT

Members of the country community flocked to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium Sunday (May 15) evening to pay their respect to the Judd Family and to honor the beautiful life of Naomi Judd. CMT will be re-airing the moving memorial service titled, “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION” tonight, May 19 at 9p/8c and Saturday, May...… ... Continue Reading

Wynonna Transforms Judds Final Tour Into Tribute With Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, More

Wynonna Judd revealed Sunday during CMT’s “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION” that she would continue with “The Judds: The Final Tour” this fall in her mother’s absence. Today she announced she planned to transform The Final Tour into the ultimate girls’ night out with the addition of Brandi Carlile, Faith Hill, Little Big...… ... Continue Reading

Jimmie Allen Celebrates No 1 Songs, Credits His Team For Continued Success

Jimmie Allen celebrated his newest No. 1 hits – “Make Me Want To” and “Freedom Was A Highway” –on Tuesday at SESAC with family, friends, and the songs’ writers Matthew J Rogers, Ash Bowers, Paul Sikes and Jennifer Denmark. “I’m thankful for the amount of success that I’ve been able to receive so far,” Allen...… ... Continue Reading

Miley Cyrus Reveals The Old Fashioned Way She Connects With Her Godmother Dolly Parton

Pop phenomenon Miley Cyrus recently appeared (May 16) on Late Night with Seth Meyers to promote her live performance record and to gush about her godmother Dolly Parton. Dressed in a blush pink silk dress, the “Wrecking Ball” singer sat beside Meyers to reveal that she communicates with Parton via fax. The fun fact caught...… ... Continue Reading

Lady A Reflects On Smash Single “What If I Never Get Over You”: “It Felt So Relatable To So Many People”

It’s been nearly three years since Lady A made a career leap to a new record label. When they signed with Big Machine Label Group, president Jimmy Harnen encouraged the country trio to push their musical boundaries in order to start their next chapter strong. Following several brainstorming exercises, they collectively decided that they wanted...… ... Continue Reading

Darius Rucker Hammers Into New Home Renovation Series

We knew that Darius Rucker knows his way around a microphone, but he’s apparently also pretty handy with a hammer. The Design Network announced Rucker would star in its new show “Rucker’s Reno,” which follows the “Beer and Sunshine” singer as he restores a historic mansion and vacant city landmark into his family home in...… ... Continue Reading

Dolly Parton Reveals New Christmas Special

The first day of summer is still more than one month away, but Dolly Parton is already thinking about Christmas – and so is NBC. The network recently revealed that the country music matriarch would return to television with “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas,” a new Christmas special this holiday season. A statement from NBC...… ... Continue Reading

Luke Combs Celebrates 13th Consecutive No.1 Single With “Doin’ This”

A celebratory cold beer is in order for CMA Entertainer of the Year, Luke Combs. The country music sensation recently (May 16) scored his 13th consecutive No. 1 single with “Doin’ This.” The reflective hit graced the top of the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts. The record-breaking news was announced on the fifth...… ... Continue Reading

CMT Premiere: Mae Estes Sparks A Challenging Conversation In “Thinkin Bout Cheatin” Music Video

It takes a courageous risk taker to use the power of music to spark difficult dialogues. Mae Estes is a country newcomer playing a vital role in reshaping the genre with her truthful and non-surface-level storytelling. Estes recently released her single “Thinkin Bout Cheatin,” where she touches upon infidelity from a female perspective. While many...… ... Continue Reading

Lainey Wilson Gives Sneak Peek of New Single “Heart Like A Truck”

After years of grinding in music city, ACM New Female Artist of the Year Lainey Wilson officially has country fans at her very fingertips. The powerhouse vocalist recently (May 16) announced that her new single titled “Heart Like A Truck” and music video would be arriving this Friday, May 20. The “Neon Diamonds” singer took...… ... Continue Reading

Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani Return to “The Voice,” Kelly Clarkson Doesn’t

Blake Shelton is returning to NBC’s “The Voice” this fall, and he’ll have some familiar – and not so familiar – company in the famous spinning red coaches’ chairs. NBC revealed its coaching line-up for season 22 of the popular show, and Shelton’s wife Gwen Stefani is back after appearing on seasons seven, nine, 12,...… ... Continue Reading

Breakout Star ERNEST Teases Unreleased Track “Songs We Used To Sing”

Fast-rising country artist ERNEST has officially placed his creative wheels in motion again and warned fans to buckle up. The “Cheers” singer recently (May 15) took to social media to share an unreleased track titled “Songs We Used To Sing” and to confirm that he has been penning new music. “Been back writing a lot...… ... Continue Reading

Keith Whitley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Joe Galante Revealed as 2022 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

Goodness gracious great balls of fire, The Country Music Hall of Fame revealed its 2022 inductees on Tuesday and Jerry Lee Lewis, Keith Whitley and Joe Galante are set to be the next members. Galante will be inducted in the “Non-Performer” category, which is awarded every third year in rotation with “Recording and/or Touring Musician”...… ... Continue Reading

Thomas Rhett Wants To Create “Parenting” Record: “I Feel Like That’d Be Super Fun”

Country crooner Thomas Rhett recently released his sixth studio album, “Where We Started,” but his creative wheels are still turning. The “Slow Down Summer” singer recently (May 16) sat down with Big Machine Label Group to chat about a unique project he’s been toying with for quite some time. The chart-topping artist is the father...… ... Continue Reading

Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett, Luke Bryan Set To Perform At “American Idol” Finale

The season 20 finale of “American Idol” is just around the corner, and the beloved franchise has an impressive lineup slated to perform. Following Sunday evening’s episode (May 15), PEOPLE exclusively announced the stars that will be gracing the “American Idol” stage in Hollywood. Talented contestants – HunterGirl, Leah Marlene, and Noah Thompson are the...… ... Continue Reading

FGL’s Tyler Hubbard Reveals Debut Solo Single

Florida Georgia Line may be in the midst of its last shows, but the duo’s singer Tyler Hubbard isn’t stepping out of the spotlight. Hubbard, who recently signed a deal EMI Records Nashville, revealed plans for a new solo project and his first single as a solo artist. “5 Foot 9,” the lead single from...… ... Continue Reading

Lauren Alaina Recognizes Female Hometown Heroes On 2022 Tour: “I See Myself In These Women”

Lauren Alaina is known for using her platform to advocate for positive social change, and now she has brought her initiative to the next level. Before the “American Idol” alum turned country music star wrapped her headlining Top of The World Tour, she helped females use their voice. At the beginning of 2022, the “Ladies...… ... Continue Reading

Reba McEntire Joins ABC series “Big Sky”

Reba McEntire is headed back to television. McEntire is set to join the ABC series “Big Sky” in a regular role for its third season. The country singer is joining the cast at the same time as Jensen Ackles and Jamie Lynn-Sigler as series regulars. Variety reports that McEntire will play Sunny Brick, the unpredictable...… ... Continue Reading

Jamey Johnson’s Opry Induction Is An Answered Prayer

Jamey Johnson lived his childhood dream Saturday night when Bill Anderson inducted him into The Grand Ole Opry. “I’ve been talking about this moment since I was a kid,” Johnson said. “I prayed for it every day and hoped it would come.” “Well, this is proof our prayers do get answered,” Anderson replied. The men,...… ... Continue Reading

Carly Pearce Says She’s Challenging Herself On The Kenny Chesney Stadium Tour

Kenny Chesney’s Here And Now 2022 Tour is officially in full swing, and opening act Carly Pearce says she’s still learning how to navigate a stadium tour with No Shoes Nation. The “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” singer recently (May 16) caught up with Big Machine Label Group to explain what it was like...… ... Continue Reading