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Blake Shelton Returns to His Roots on Texoma Shore

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -- 4:56 pm EDT

Blake Shelton will release his next album Texoma Shore on Nov. 3. Its lead single “I’ll Name the Dogs” is currently No. 22 on Billboard‘s country airplay chart. “Lake Texoma has always been a place of great memories, new and old,” Shelton said in a release. “I literally recorded this album on its shore so... Read more »

 

Sandra Lynn Sparkles in New Video for “Hey California”

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -- 4:39 pm EDT

If you’re looking for your next country music sweetheart, then don’t look any further. It’s Sandra Lynn. The west coast native follows up her singles “Afterparty” and “Bar Hoppin” with the sassy and flirtatious “Hey California,” a song she says captures her free spirit to a “T.” “I feel like this song is such a... Read more »

 

The #TBT in the Faith Hill 50th B’Day Post

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -- 2:03 pm EDT

It kind of looks like any other loving birthday post. Early on Thursday morning (Sept. 21), Tim McGraw penned a tribute to his wife Faith Hill on his Instagram. He gushed over her beauty, their daughters and said that he is truly in love with her more every day. For a woman who probably has... Read more »

 

EXCLUSIVE: Midland Premiere Upbeat Breakup Anthem “At Least You Cried”

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -- 1:28 pm EDT

The beauty of Midland’s debut album On the Rocks is that it could have been made when Gram Parsons formed the Flying Burrito Brothers in the early ’70s, or when Gary Stewart released his 1975 debut album Out of Hand & Brand New or when George Strait broke out with Strait Country in 1981. Honky-tonk... Read more »

 

CMT Empowering Education Enlists Courtney Cole for Outreach Initiative in Louisiana

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -- 10:41 am EDT

CMT has partnered with the Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges System (LCTCS) and the nonprofit Louisiana Calling for a unique opportunity to increase awareness of career training and higher education in the Pelican Sate. The news was announced on Thursday (Sept. 21) at the 2017 LCTCS Annual Conference in New Orleans. Rising artist and Louisiana... Read more »

 

If Only Carrie Underwood’s Cabin Could Talk

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -- 10:08 am EDT

This is how I know that the lawsuit against Carrie Underwood will go nowhere: all the details behind the writing of “Something in the Water” are very well-documented. Underwood and co-writers Brett James and Chris DeStefano are being sued in federal court for song theft. Canadian songwriters Ron McNeill and Georgia Lyons claim that they’d... Read more »

 

Miranda Lambert Shares the Real Story Behind The Weight of These Wings Live in Nashville

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -- 7:17 pm EDT

On Tuesday (Sept. 19), Grammy winner Miranda Lambert celebrated the double platinum status of The Weight of These Wings with a special acoustic concert featuring live collaborations with 14 of the collection’s co-writers. The performance marked the first night that Lambert shared the stories behind her soul-baring songs “To Love Her,” “Vice” and “Tin Man”... Read more »

 

Jason Aldean’s Concert for the Cure Set for Oct. 20

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -- 4:05 pm EDT

Jason Aldean‘s They Don’t Know Tour stop on Oct. 20 at Louisville, Kentucky’s KFC Yum Center will be his 2017 Concert for the Cure benefit. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Komen Kentucky to support the fight against breast cancer. The night will include sets by Chris... Read more »

 

Rodney Crowell Cancels the Remainder of His 2017 Shows

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -- 3:32 pm EDT

Rodney Crowell has canceled his tour dates through the remainder of 2017. He announced on Wednesday (Sept. 20) that he is taking time off to address health issues that require complete rest. “For the foreseeable future,” he said, “with expert medical guidance, my work will consist of quietly encouraging my body to return to its... Read more »

 

When Shania Twain Shows Up at Soulstice

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -- 3:24 pm EDT

It’s Twaining Day on Broad City, and you know what that means. Nothing. It literally means nothing. Because Shania Twain has no interest in working out. She’d much rather go home and watch Friends reruns. Twain is on Wednesday night’s (Sept. 20) Broad City — the second episode in the Comedy Central show’s fourth season... Read more »