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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/17
Kane Brown will receive the Music Biz 2019 Breakthrough Artist Award during their Conference Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner on May 7th. Other artists who have received this award in the past include Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt and Maren Morris.

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/17
Alan Jackson is doing a number of weekend shows this year and he is taking Randy Houser and William Michael Morgan with him. But he also needs help selecting his openers from a list of artists who play at his Nashville honky-tonk, AJ's Good Time...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/17
Today (Feb. 17) at 4pm, Maren Morris will release her brand new song, "Girl". She co-wrote the song with Sarah Aarons. This will be the first single off her forthcoming sophomore album. Maren will also hit the road for an all-girl tour this...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/17
It's no secret that Dierks Bentley is working on a television show for the Fox network which is basically a "Cheers of Nashville", following a bar in Nashville and its music business hopeful regulars as they try to make it big. He is also working...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/16
Keith Urban just might be jumping out of a cake to help Loretta Lynn celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14. A number of artists are taking part in her All Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Bridgestone Arena on April 1st. The concert will...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/16
A number of artists came together last week to celebrate and honour Troy Gentry, who died tragically in a helicopter crash in September 2017. The January 9th show raised more than $300,000 to benefit a number of charities, including the Opry...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/16
In November last year, Tucker Beathard released independently Nobody's Everything, the first half of a double album. He won't be alone when he releases the second one, Tucker has signed a recording deal with Warner Music Nashville. According to...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/15
Jimmie Allen wanted to be a musician, but unfortunately money for lessons was an issue when he was growing up, so he just taught himself. His mom bought him a drum kit and he taught himself how to play. She would let him stay for a couple of...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/15
Dustin Lynch's "Good Girl" is number one this week on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase. It was co-written by Dustin, Justin Ebach and Andy Albert. "I've never started the year with a number one song, and I've got to say,...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/15
When Tenille Townes found out that she was going to be opening for Dierks Bentley on his Burning Man Tour, she was thrilled and a little confused. She was wondering what had grabbed his attention. She has heard that Dierks heard some music and...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/15
Jason Aldean will be on the road starting in May for his Ride All Night Tour. Kane Brown, Carly Pearce and Dee Jay Silver will support him on the tour. No Toronto dates have been announced yet.

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/14
Old Dominion are postponing three of their Make It Sweet Tour stops so Matthew Ramsey can have surgery. The procedure will be on his leg and will deal with an old injury that Matthew says he's been performing with for some time now. The shows...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/14
The incident happened January 11 at a show in Rootstown, Ohio when someone decided to start a fight in the crowd. Jimmie saw what was happening and told the person to "relax". He got tougher after that, saying, "Get this clown outta here so we...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/11
To celebrate his upcoming Burning Man Tour, which kicks off January 17, Dierks Bentley just released the best promo. He hits the ice in feathers and lace for a beautiful routine that features tourmates Jon Pardi and Tenille Townes. The video...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/11
Tracy Byrd will be on the road in 2019 to celebrate the 25 years since 'Holdin' Heaven' became his first big hit. The tour starts February 2 and will wrap up in December in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas. "I am really enjoying getting back out...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/10
Last year was a year of ups and downs for Lauren Alaina, especially after losing her stepfather,  Sam Ramker, to cancer. It looks like she wants to take some time to find the person that she once was. In an Instagram post, Lauren shared a picture...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/10
Eric Church's younger brother, Brandon, passed away June 29th after suffering from two seizures that were due to "consequences of chronic alcoholism". An autopsy revealed more about his death. "According to his primary care provider, his history...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/10
Cassadee Pope will release her sophomore album, Stages, on February 1. The 11-song album follows her 2013 debut release, Frame by Frame. "For the first time in my life, I'm confident in the way I navigate things thrown my way and I hope someone...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/09
Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line took part in a workshop last year that included him writing a letter to his younger self. The group leader mailed the letter out a few months later and when Tyler received it, he decided to share it on social...

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Posted by Alysha McIntyre on 2019/01/09
Dan + Shay's song "Speechless" is the number one song on the Billboard Country Airplay chart for the fourth week. It was written by Dan Smyers, Shay Mooney, Jordan Reynolds and Laura Veltz. The song was inspired by their marriages and the video...

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