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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockDan+Shay recently joined Keith Urban for a rendition of his hit “Tonight I Wanna Cry” on tour. You can check out their rehearsal and performance on the duo’s YouTube channel. You can now watch Lee Brice’s new video for “That Don’t Sound Like You” on YouTube.   Copy […]

Canaan Smith Remembers America's Birthday in His Historic Hometown

UMG NashvilleFor newcomer Canaan Smith, Independence Day resonates with him in a special way, having grown up in a pivotal city in the Old Dominion. “Williamsburg, Virginia's a spectacular place for 4th of July 'cause it's the birthplace of our nation,” he asserts. “Really started there.  So, when w […]

Easton Corbin Remembers Importing "the Good Fireworks" for July 4th

Mercury NashvilleAs a kid growing up in Florida, Easton Corbin recalls it being impossible to get “the good fireworks” in his hometown. But he had a relative who always managed to solve that problem for him. “Tallahassee's near the Alabama border right there, so my uncle would go over to Alabama to […]

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Gets Married

Michael Buckner/ACM2015/Getty Images for dcpFlorida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard commemorated a special anniversary Wednesday by getting married. He married Hayley Strommel Wednesday night at Trail Creek Cabin in Sun Valley, Idaho, he tells People magazine. The couple tied the knot on the two-year a […]

Cole Swindell Visits the Inspiration for "Roller Coaster" This July 4

Warner Music NashvilleThis Independence Day, Cole Swindell is headed for the town that inspired the hit he co-wrote for Luke Bryan, “Roller Coaster.”  “I think I have a few days blocked off to go down to Panama City, maybe, and just relax with some friends,” Cole says. The summer hit was inspired by […]

Kacey Musgraves' "Pageant Material" Claims the Crown, Debuts at #1

Mercury NashvilleKacey Musgraves officially claims the crown, topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart, as her second album, Pageant Material, debuts at number one. Her sophomore effort sold close to 55,000 copies during its first week, besting the 43,000 her debut moved in 2013, according to Billbo […]

Zac Brown Band Explores EDM with Swedish Producer Avicii

Danny Clinch/Southern Ground/Varvatos/BMLGWhat do Madonna and Zac Brown Band have in common? Both have recently collaborated with Swedish DJ and producer Avicii. Best known for his 2013 hit “Wake Me Up,” Avicii recently debuted  a new song on his podcast,  “Broken Arrows” featuring Zac Brown Band an […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockWhat was the band Alabama's last #1 hit on the Billboard Country Singles chart? Answer: "Reckless," in 1993. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockWynonna and Terri Clark have been added to the lineup for Charlie Daniels' 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam. Ted Nugent, Trace Adkins, Alabama, Montgomery Gentry, Travis Tritt, Craig Morgan and more are already on the bill for the August 12 show at Nashville’s Bridge […]

Florida Georgia Line Looks Forward to Rare Weekend Off

Jeremy Cowart/Republic NashvilleWhile most Americans will be celebrating Independence Day, this weekend will be special for the guys in Florida Georgia Line for a completely different reason:  they’ll be enjoying some rare time off.   “We don’t really get many Friday nights when we’re not playin’,” […]