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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/16
Big & Rich have a new album on the way.  Did It for the Party is scheduled for release in late 2017.  The first track from the album is called "California".  This album is the follow-up to their 2014 release, Gravity.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/15
Even though it's only been six months since he released his 7th studio album, They Don't Know, it looks like Jason Aldean is back in the studio and working on number 8.  Jason made the announcement in a video that he posted to Instagram on...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/15
The Academy of Country Music announced three ACM winners yesterday (March 14).  Brothers Osborne have been named New Vocal Duo/Group of the Year, Maren Morris is the New Female Vocalist of the Year and Jon Pardi won New Male Vocalist of the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
Thomas Rhett invited 11 year old Sofia onstage with him during a Q&A session after he learned that she had written a song about his wife.  Sofia even brought charts with her so Thomas could play along.  She played one section to Thomas, who...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
Frankie Ballard and Christina Murphy got married on Sunday, March 12th.  Christina spent 10 years working as an actress before she started her own company that takes vintage boots and gives them new styles and designs.

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
Concertgoers in Calgary were treated to a mostly solo and acoustic show from Eric Church because of snow on the roof of the Scotiabank Saddledome.  The usual stage setup for the Holdin' My Own Tour would have put too much weight on arena's...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
The River Town Saints will be swinging through Western Canada in April.  They will be opening for Kip Moore.  They made the announcement with a video of them singing Kip Moore's hit song "Something 'Bout a Truck".

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
Maren Morris is releasing a deluxe edition of her debut album Hero on Friday, March 17th.  The collection will include the 11 original tracks and adds "Bummin' Cigarettes", "Space" and "Company You Keep".

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
Jon Pardi has scored his second consecutive number one single on Billboard's Country Airplay chart with "Dirt on My Boots".  The song was written by Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure and Ashley Gorley.  "Having two back-to-back number one's is ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/14
We know that Sam Hunt and fiancee Hannah Lee Fowler were planning to get married soon, but is it possible that they already have?  Sam posted some pictures this weekend of him hanging out in Nashville with some friends and you can very clearly...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/10
HAMILTON TO HOST COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK AND THE CCMA AWARDS SHOW IN 2018   (Hamilton, ON) March 9, 2017 – The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) is pleased to announce that Hamilton, Ontario has been selected as host city of Country Music...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/10
Just like a lot of people, Thomas Rhett is a big fan of the new TV show This Is Us.  He said the show really hits close to home for him since he found out he is going to be a father twice.  Thomas says, "I always wanted twins and this is about...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/10
Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr have been getting asked a lot lately if they are planning to have children.  When and if they do, there is one thing about raising a child that Jason isn't in support of.  Brittany revealed in a recent...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/09
The Country Music Association of Ontario announced today that Jason Blaine and Cold Creek County will perform at the show, which is taking place in London on Sunday, June 11th.  They will join the previously announced Western Swing Authority, ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/09
Dierks Bentley will be back this year to co-host the ACM Awards with Luke Bryan on April 2nd.  When he has free time during rehearsals for the show, he likes to spend his time sitting by the pool, having a drink and saving his voice.  Dierks...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/08
Little Big Town's new album The Breaker debuts at number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart.  It also earned the number 4 spot on the all-genre chart.  Chris Young has scored another number one song.  After 39 weeks, "Sober Saturday Night"...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/08
The Academy of Country Music has announced the first round of performers for the 52nd Annual ACM Awards on April 2nd.  The list of performers includes Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda ...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/08
The home that built Blake Shelton is up for sale.  The 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home was recently listed for $250,000 by Blake's mom, Dorothy.  She has been renting the house out for the past few years.  It was built in 1973 and features over...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/07
New albums are on the way from Rascal Flatts and Chris Stapleton.  Rascal Flatts will release their 10th studio album, Back to Us, in mid-May.  This will be their first full-length album since 2014's Rewind.  Chris Stapleton will be releasing the...

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Posted by Carrie Feir on 2017/03/07
According to Old Dominion's Instagram page yesterday, the members of the band have suffered a loss in their family.  "Dear fans and friends, We have sad news to share.  We've suffered a great loss in the Old Dominion family.  One of our...

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