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Country News Digest, September 2019

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September 17, 2019 - Charley Pride will be the inaugural recipient of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi's Crossroads of American Music Award at the Mississippi Museum's 2019 Gala on, Nov. 1. Established by the Museum's Board of Directors, the Crossroads of American Music Award honors an artist who has made significant musical... »»»
September 17, 2019 - Cold River Records is going to close after about 14 years, it announced today. The label was home to Drew Baldridge and Dylan Schneider and once was home to Katie Armiger, who ended up being in a legal battle with Cold River, which never had any big hits with its artists. "It is with bitter-sweet... »»»
September 16, 2019 - Jason Aldean revealed details today on his upcoming 2020 We Back Tour, which kicks off Jan. 30 in Columbia, S.C. Aldean is touring in conjunction with his ninth studio disc, "9," out Nov. 22. For the first leg of the tour, Morgan Wallen, Riley Green and Dee Jay Silver will offer support. Tour dates are: Jan.... »»»
September 16, 2019 - Craig Morgan is reuniting with BBR Music Group's flagship label Broken Bow Records, his record label home for more than six years, on his first new music since 2016, "The Father, My Son, And The Holy Ghost." The song is being sent to country radio today. Morgan was signed to BBR Music Group from... »»»
September 13, 2019 - Brett Young is out today with "The Acoustic Sessions EP." The stripped-down collection features five tracks co-written by Young from his chart-topping album "Ticket to L.A.," which came out last December. The songs include "Here Tonight," "Catch," "Don't Wanna Write This Song," "Chapters" and the title track.... »»»
September 13, 2019 - Sammy Kershaw became a father for the sixth time. Kershaw and his longtime girlfriend, Mendy Gregory, announced the birth of Natelia Mae Kershaw. The couple's new baby girl was born Wednesday night in Lafayette, La., weighing 7 pounds and measuring 19 inches. "Natelia was my grandmother's name.... »»»
September 13, 2019 - Blanco Brown, the man behind the hit song "The Git Up," will release his debut album, "Honeysuckle & Lightning Bugs," on Oct. 11 through BBR Music Group. Inspired by his youth growing up in Atlanta during the school year and rural Georgia during the summers, the album title is a tribute to his... »»»
September 12, 2019 - Luke Combs will release his second full-length CD, "What You See Is What You Get," on Nov. 8, he announced today. The new disc will contain 17 songs, including all five from his EP, "The Prequel," which came out in June. Combs also has a new track, "1, 2 Many" featuring Brooks & Dunn,.... »»»
September 11, 2019 - Brandi Carlile won the biggest honor - Artist of the Year - at the 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednsday.. John Prine won two awards(Album of the Year and Song of the Year). I'm With Her won Duo/Group of the Year. The War and Treaty took home... »»»
September 11, 2019 - Blanco Brown, who has a huge hit with "The Git Up," today announced the music video for the song debuts this Friday across Viacom platforms (CMT, MTV Live, MTVU, BET Soul, Nick Music and Viacom Times Square billboard). Blanco will perform "The Git Up" at halftime during the Thursday Night Football... »»»
September 10, 2019 - Brantley Gilbert and wife Amber are celebrating the birth of their second child, Braylen Hendrix Gilbert, who was born in Monday in Athens, Ga. Braylen weighed in at 6 lbs., 7 oz. and measuring 19 inches in length. "It's such a blessing for us to welcome Braylen, and both momma and baby girl are... »»»
September 9, 2019 - Old Dominion announce dates for their "We Are Old Dominion Tour" in Canada kicking off in 2020. The tour will hit 12 cities with Mitchell Tenpenny and Meghan Patrick set to open on select dates. Old Dominion said that on Dec. 12 and 13, they will be doing two special nights in Niagara Falls at the... »»»
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September 9, 2019 - Tenille Townes won four awards at the 2019 Canadian Country Music Awards, the most of any act. Townes, who will release her debut album in the U.S. on Sony Nashville, won honors for Female Artist of the Year, Single of the Year ("Somebody's Daughter"), Anthem Entertainment Songwriter of the Year and... »»»
September 9, 2019 - Jason Aldean announced today that he would release his next album, "9," on Nov. 22 on Broken Bow. "Early on I always thought if we ever got to make nine albums, I'm going to call it '9.' It was my baseball number growing up, and it's just kind of always been my lucky number," said Aldean.... »»»
September 6, 2019 - Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band and Earls of Leicester are among the performers at the IBMA's 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Show on Sept. 26 in Raleigh, N.C. McCoury and Jim Lauderdale will host the event at the Duke Energy Center. Performers include "Entertainer of the Year"... »»»
September 5, 2019 - King Calaway, which put out an EP earlier this year, announced its debut full-length album "Rivers," will be released on Oct. 4 via BBR Music Group's Stoney Creek Records. "We're so excited to announce the release of a record we've worked so hard on this past year. Everyone who worked on this album... »»»
September 5, 2019 - Super group The Highwomen made its debut today with a self-titled dozen-song release. The group consists of Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires and Natalie Hemby, best known for her songwriting. The quartet is focused on the role of women in society, including in the music business.... »»»
September 5, 2019 - Miranda Lambert released another song today, "Pretty Bitchin'," from her upcoming disc, "Wildcard," which drops Nov. 1 on Vanner Records/RCA Nashville. "'Pretty Bitchin' is so much fun. Everything in it explains talks about airstreams, Tito's, having a band and awesome fans," said Lambert.... »»»
September 4, 2019 - Randy Travis announced The Music of Randy Travis Tour featuring country singer and his co-star in "The Price," James Dupré. Travis will make a special appearance, and VIP passes are available in most markets that include a meet and greet with the country icon, himself. It was unclear if Travis... »»»
September 4, 2019 - Veteran singer TG Sheppard will release his first album in more than 20 years, "Midnight in Memphis ," on Sept. 20. "Two years seems like a long time to spend on an album, but when you've had as much fun as I've had making this one, it goes quickly," said Sheppard, 75. "Hard for me to believe it's... »»»
September 3, 2019 - Chris Lane will launch his Big Big Plans Tour this fall. Lane will begin the tour Oct. 31 in Cincinnati. He will play 29 cities around the country with Gabby Barrett, Blanco Brown and Ernest opening on select dates. "After a top-notch summer touring with Brad Paisley, I couldn't be more excited... »»»