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Trace Adkins invites Dustin Lynch to be the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry

Dustin Lynch will soon become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. On Tuesday, Trace Adkins officially issued the invitation to the Tullahoma, Tennessee native, on the night he celebrated his own 15th anniversary of Opry membership. “Being a member of the Grand Ole Opry is at the top of my list…... Read More

"Shoot Me Straight": Brothers Osborne's inability to make a video results in one of the best ones ever

Brothers Osborne’s frustration over not being able to land on a idea for a “Shoot Me Straight” music video just might have resulted in one of the most creative ones ever made. “This idea genuinely spawned out of us not being able to come to agreement on what we wanted…... Read More

Scotty McCreery is ready to Roomba, thanks to his fans

You can vicariously experience Scotty McCreery's wedding to his longtime sweetheart, Gabi Dugal, through the music video for his latest single, "This Is It." As you might expect, the American Idol winner and his bride got some pretty nice presents at their June wedding in their native North Carolina. Scotty…... Read More

Country star trivia

In 2009, the Academy of Country Music combined its male and female newcomer categories into one award that was renamed Top New Solo Vocalist of the Year. Can you name the future ACM Entertainer of the Year who took home the trophy that year? ANSWER: Luke Bryan. Copyright © 2018, ABC…... Read More

"Kiss Somebody," quick: Why it only took 15 seconds to shoot the video for Morgan Evans' #1

Not only is "Kiss Somebody" Morgan Evans' first #1 in the U.S., the debut single from the Aussie singer may also set a record when it comes to its music video. Morgan estimates the slow-motion clip for "Kiss Somebody" actually took less than a minute to shoot. "I've made a…... Read More

Nashville notes

Keith Urban's follow-up to his #1, "Coming Home," will be "Never Comin Down," from his Graffiti U album. Train's new video for "Call Me Sir" -- which features both Cam and Travie McCoy -- is set to arrive on Tuesday. Tracy Lawrence, Phil Vassar, Little Texas and Cledus T. Judd are set to play the Classic Country Throwdown October 4 at…... Read More

Midland leaves their mark on the World's Largest Honky Tonk

Midland has now been immortalized in cement at the World’s Largest Honky Tonk. Back in 1989, Billy Bob’s Texas started having any artist who sells out the venue at the historic Fort Worth Stockyards preserve their handprints and autographs on a concrete slab. After recently packing the house, Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson joined…... Read More

Runaway June's debut EP is ready, and on the way September 7

After a couple years of waiting, the debut self-titled EP from Runaway June will finally arrive next month, on September 7. The five-song collection from Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne will feature the trio’s current single, “Buy My Own Drinks,” as well as their hit “Wild West.” The digital EP also includes a cover of Dwight…... Read More

Devin Dawson invites you to "Stray Off Course" on his first headlining tour

Devin Dawson plans to “Stray Off Course” later this year, as he kicks off his first headlining tour in the fall. First, the “All on Me” hitmaker will reunite with Brett Eldredge for the second leg of Brett's The Long Way trek in September, before kicking off his own Stray Off Course Tour…... Read More

Songs to cry to: Carrie Underwood unveils the track listing for "Cry Pretty"

Carrie Underwood’s self-produced Capitol Nashville debut won’t be out until September 14, but the American Idol superstar is giving fans a tiny preview on her socials, by revealing the album’s track listing. Carrie unveiled the song titles in a short video that continues the "pink-and-purple glittery tears" theme of all the Cry Pretty artwork so…... Read More

Carrie Underwood hopes to give her fans an "emotional release" with "Cry Pretty"

Carrie Underwood's latest top-ten hit, "Cry Pretty," is much more than just the title track from her debut album for Capitol Nashville that's coming next month: The American Idol superstar sees the song she co-wrote as part therapy -- and part mystery. "I want people to be drawn into ‘Cry…... Read More