Tim McGraw recently earned his 47th number one single with "Standing Room Only." He set another new record for having the longest duration between his first number one to his latest. With 29 years and 6 months, he has now surpassed the record held by George Strait. Tim shared his excitement on social media. "I can't believe it. I'm overwhelmed with gratitude," he wrote. "Thank you to Country Radio and everyone listening!"
Sam Hunt posted a Thanksgiving family photo on Friday confirming that he and his wife, Hannah Lee Fowler, have welcomed their second child. No further details about the baby's name, birth date or sex were included in the picture. The new baby joins big sister Lucy, who was born in June 2022.
Chris Stapleton's new album, Higher, is the number one album on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and it's number three on the all-genre Billboard 200. Chris released his fifth studio album on November 10th. It features 14 tracks, including the fan-favourite unreleased track, "Crosswind," and a song that he first shared back in 2013, "It Takes A Woman."
Post Malone has confirmed that he has a country album in the works. He shared that he is currently working on two albums at the moment. "We made such sick music down in Nashville," he said. "It was so much, so much fun." No other details were shared. Photos have been popping up on social media showing Malone in studio with Morgan Wallen, Ernest and Brad Paisley. We already know that he is part of Hardy's tribute to the late Joe Diffie, Hixtape Vol. 3: Difftape.
The Voice will return for its 25th season on February 26, with a two-part premiere that continues on February 27. Over the summer, the show announced that Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance the Rapper and Dan + Shay will be the coaches for the new season. This is the first time that either Dan or Shay have joined the show as coaches. It's also the first time that a duo has sat in a coach's chair. The show airs Monday and Tuesdays at 8pm on NBC.
Lainey Wilson was one of five inductees and three award winners to be celebrated during the 47th Annual Cowgirl Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon and Ceremony on November 14th in Fort Worth, Texas. Lainey received the Patsy Montana Entertainer Award, which was named after 1987 honouree Patsy Montana. The award is given to females who work in the entertainment industry and have acted as strong representatives for the traditions of the cowgirl in the fields of film, television, music, writing and theatre. Previous award winners include Emmylou Harris (1996), Jessie the Cowgirl from Toy Story 2 (2000), Callie Khouri (2016), Christina Voros (2021) and Faith Hill (2022). Lainey also joins the list of 247 cowgirls who have been inducted into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Tim McGraw has surprised his fans with a new EP called Poet's Resume. "In the spirit of being thankful, I'm so grateful for all of you and the ways you have supported me, my family and my music thru the years," he said in a hand-written message on Instagram. "Here's a little surprise drop of a few songs you've never heard. Enjoy!" The new EP consists of six songs written by some of Nashville's biggest songwriters and Tim's favourite collaborators.
Garth Brooks has announced 18 new dates for his Garth Brooks Plus One Las Vegas Residency. A statement on his website describes the new dates as the finals shows of his residency. The newly announced shows will take him through December of 2024 at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.