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'The Woman in Me' gets a 'Diamond,' as Shania marks the 25th anniversary of her breakout record

Shania Twain’s set to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough album, The Woman in Me, by putting out the Diamond Edition of the record that put her on the map on October 2. The pop/country icon made the announcement Friday morning during her appearance on Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series on ABC.…... Read More

Mickey Guyton is building 'Bridges' with her just-announced new EP

Mickey Guyton has been building momentum over the course of 2020 with songs like “Black Like Me,” “Heaven Down Here” and “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?” Now, the singer is ready to share all the details of her next project. Mickey will release a six-song EP called Bridges on…... Read More

Lee Brice, Justin Moore and other acts sign on for virtual #FarmOn benefit show

Lee Brice is the headlining act for America’s Farmers #FarmOn Benefit Concert, a virtual event scheduled to take place at 7PM CT on August 27. Spearheaded by the agricultural community’s Farm Journal and Syngenta and NK brand seeds, the show will serve as the grand finale to this year’s Farm…... Read More

“There’s such a thing as innocent ignorance”: Dolly Parton reflects on the importance of equality

2020 has brought a rejuvenated push for equality, with nationwide protests in response to the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others, and a renewed momentum behind the Civil Rights movement. That social climate has touched the country world, with The Chicks dropping “Dixie” from their name and country…... Read More

Luke Bryan got a little weepy during son Tate’s 10th birthday surprise

Luke Bryan’s son, Tate, turned 10 years old this week, and his family celebrated the occasion with an unforgettable surprise.  Luke posted a video of the special moment on social media, beginning with a shot of the birthday boy and his mom, Caroline, sitting in their kitchen. “There is one…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this date in 1973, a country legend released her 23rd studio album, Love is the Foundation. It topped the country charts, and the album's title track also became a number-one hit. Can you name this artist? ANSWER: Loretta Lynn. By Carena LiptakCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

After some Twitter confusion, Blake Shelton delivers answer to fans still waiting on refunds for canceled shows

Earlier this week, fans took to Twitter to alert Blake Shelton about some confusion surrounding his canceled 2020 Friends and Heroes Tour Dates. Apparently, some people who’d bought tickets to now-canceled shows in five cities -- Omaha, Denver, Chicago, Milwaukee and Detroit -- subsequently found that they were unable to…... Read More

'heart theory' adjustment: Kane Brown told Lindsay Ell to be a

Lindsay Ell's sophomore album, heart theory, arrives Friday, and the co-writer of her latest single, Kane Brown, had his own theory about what might be missing in her repertoire. "I basically just said, 'You need to have that bad girl attitude that Carrie Underwood used to have, 'Before He Cheats' and all that. And, you know, Miranda…... Read More

Nashville notes

Jimmie Allen will stop by the 8:00 a.m. hour of NBC’s Today on Friday. He’ll perform “Why Things Happen” and “Freedom Was a Highway,” two of the tracks off his Bettie James EP.Singer-songwriter Hayes Carll announced plans for a new acoustic album, Alone Together Sessions, out September 4. By Carena…... Read More

“This is awful”: Blake Shelton steps up to help fans still waiting on refunds for cancelled shows

Emotionally, mentally and financially, 2020 has been a tough year for everybody. So when Blake Shelton heard that some of his fans were still waiting on their refunds for canceled concert dates, he began taking action to get them their money back. The brouhaha began on Twitter on Wednesday morning,…... Read More

“I have never given up”: RaeLynn owns all the ups and downs along her road to success

This Friday, RaeLynn drops her new EP Baytown. It’s her first since signing to Round Here Records, the label that's the brainchild of Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley. Given the bias that women face in the music industry, RaeLynn admits that her journey in country music hasn’t…... Read More