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May 20, 2022 - Long running country band, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band," offers a 10-song tribute to Bob Dylan with "Dirt Does Dylan." The set mainly covers well-known Dylan songs. Canadian group High Valley, which incorporates bluegrass, is out with "Way Back." Curtis Rempel is the only ...
May 20, 2022 - Zac Brown Band's John Driskell Hopkins has been diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, he said today. In a video released on YouTube, Hopkins appeared with his band mates. "I have tough news to share and my brothers and sister have gathered to support me," said Hopkins, 51. ...
May 19, 2022 - Priscilla Block will her Welcome to the Block Party World Tour overseas to England Ireland in late August. This follows her first headlining U.S. dates where she sold out 11 of 14 shows during the tour's initial run. "The U.S. tour was such a success, we've decided to take this thing overseas," said Block. ...
May 19, 2022 - "The Judds: The Final Tour," which will move forward with Wynonna Judd after the passing of her Naomi Judd, will feature special guests on stage every night, including Brandi Carlile and Faith Hill. The tour has added a final stop in Lexington, Ky. at Rupp Arena on Oct. 29. Hill will join Wynonna ...
May 18, 2022 - Elle King and Dierks Bentley debuted the official music video for their latest collaboration, "Worth A Shot," today. The concept was created and written by King, who collaborated with directors Stephen Kinigopoulos and Alexa Stone of Running Bear Films. Filmed in Murfreesboro, Tenn. ...
May 18, 2022 - Parker McCollum injured his finger and is on the shelf from playing guitar for eight weeks. But the Texas singer will not be forced to cancel any shows. Country Aircheck reported on Wednesday that McCollum incurred the injury while tossing a football with friends. McCollum has a mallet finger, an ...
May 18, 2022 - Taylor Swift delivered the following commencement address at New York University: Hi, I'm Taylor. Last time I was in a stadium this size, I was dancing in heels and wearing a glittery leotard. This outfit is much more comfortable. I'd like to say a huge thank you to NYU's Chairman of the Board ...
May 18, 2022 - Taylor Swift didn't go to college, but she got her PhD today. Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University in a ceremony at Yankee Stadium. During her 24-minute speech, Swift gave students "life hacks," urging graduates to take chances, including when it may lead to failure, and learn from them. ...
May 18, 2022 - It's been quite the week for Mackenzie Carpenter, a 22-year-old Georgia native. The singer/songwriter got engaged over the weekend and today, it was announced that she signed with The Valory Music Co. imprint, part of Big Machine Label Group. "I've always been all about the music and writing," said Carpenter. ...
May 17, 2022 - The Country Music Hall of Fame will add label executive Joe Galante and musicians Jerry Lee Lewis and Keith Whitley. Galante will be inducted in the "Non-Performer" category, which is awarded every third year in rotation with "Recording and/or Touring Musician" and ...
May 16, 2022 - The Academy of Country Music announced the Industry Award and Studio Recording Award winners from the 57th annual awards show. Basement East receiving its first-ever ACM Award for ACM Club of the Year following the venue's destruction during the March 2020 Nashville tornadoes and subsequent rebuild. ...
May 16, 2022 - Brandi Carlile, Allison Russell and Yola led the nominations at the Americana Honors & Awards announced today. Each scored three nominations. Nominees were: Album of the Year: "In These Silent Days," Brandi Carlile, Produced by Dave Cobb and Shooter Jennings "Outside Child," ...
May 16, 2022 - Following a 15-year hiatus, Danni Leigh is returning with "Walkin' on a Wire," out June 10 via BFD / Audium Nashville. Leigh, who was known as the female Dwight Yoakam at an earlier stage of her career, co-wrote each of the 11 songs on her new collection. "It was 100 percent up to ...
May 16, 2022 - At the end of a night at the Ryman celebrating the life of the late Naomi Judd on Sunday, Wynonna said their planned farewell tour would go on. ""Tonight, as we close, I say the show must go on as hard as it may be, and you will carry me just as you did for 38 years," Wynonna told the crowd. ...
May 16, 2022 - Carrie Underwood announces her new arena tour, The Denim & Rhinestones Tour, starting in October and going into March 2023. Jimmie Allen will open the shows, which start Oct. 15 in Greenville, S.C. The tour will hit 43 cities, playing New York's Madison Square Garden, Nashville's Bridgestone Arena\ and L.A. ...
May 14, 2022 - Jamey Johnson became an official member of the Grand Ole Opry tonight. He was welcomed by Opry member and Johnson's mentor Bill Anderson after the two collaborated on their ACM and CMA Award-winning co-write "Give It Away." Anderson stepped into the circle holding the Opry member award he would ...
May 13, 2022 - Six years after Elle King and Dierks Bentley had a number one hit with "Different for Girls," the paired for their new collaboration, "Worth A Shot." The two sing of a relationship on the rocks and a whiskey-fueled reconciliation. The upbeat tune was first introduced at King's sold-out show at the Ryman ...
May 13, 2022 - Lyle Lovett is out today with "12th of June"on Verve, his first album in 10 years. Produced by Chuck Ainlay and Lovett, "12th of June" features a mix of new originals, including previously released singles "12th of June" and "Pants Is Overrated," standards by Nat King Cole and Dave ...
May 13, 2022 - On the heels of the release of Nate Smith's latest song, "Whiskey On You," the newcomer will embark on his first-ever headline tour of the same name, kicking off this summer. The Whiskey On You Tour will reach 13 cities including Chicago, Las Vegas and Atlanta. The song is the follow-up to Smith's "I ...
May 13, 2022 - Ingrid Andress released "Seeing Someone Else," the second release from her upcoming sophomore album. Andress co-produced with longtime collaborator Sam Ellis. A video of the song also was released. "We all grow and change, but not everyone wants us to," Andress said. ...


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