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October 22, 2021 - Abby Anderson is out with a new single, "Bad Posture," today, the first song off an album coming in 2022 via STEM. The song was a few years in the making. With the release of her debut EP, "I'm Good," in 2018, Abby Anderson should have been happier than ever. ...
October 22, 2021 - Lady A releases its eighth studio disc, "What A Song Can Do," the 14 songs continue the pop and harmony sounds. Dann Huff produced the set. Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker and Carly Pearce offer support in the trio's twang-rocking first true collaboration, "Friends Don't Let Friends. ...
October 21, 2021 - Brent Cobb will release his debut gospel album, "And Now, Let's Turn To Page...," on Jan. 28, 2022 on his own label, Ol' Buddy Records . Cobb released the song "We Shall Rise" today. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton) and recorded at ...
October 21, 2021 - The Country Music Association announced the first round of performers for The 55th Annual CMA Awards with Eric Church, Dan + Shay and Mickey Guyton among the performers. Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and Blake Shelton also will perform. Guyton performance will feature ...
October 20, 2021 - Eric Church released a video for his current single "Heart On Fire." The video, directed by Reid Long, offers a reel of Church's hit-filled journey to date, as each reminiscent clip flows naturally from one to the next. The trip through a decade-plus of hits offers reference points before Church ...
October 19, 2021 - Morgan Wallen is out today with a new performance video, "865," the latest installment of The Dangerous Sessions today. The video is the first of six soon-to-be released videos continuing Wallen's original series. Directed by Justin Clough and filmed in his hometown of Knoxville, Tenn. ...
October 19, 2021 - Garth Brooks today announced two back-to-back shows on Nov. 19-20 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Just Garth, The Ryman and You will give fans an intimate setting to hear stories behind the songs from Brooks. All tickets are $250, all fees included, and go on sale this Friday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. ...
October 19, 2021 - Shovels & Rope will release a new album, "Manticore," on Feb. 18, 2022 on Dualtone. Originally planned as a stripped-down, acoustic-leaning release, the songs on "Manticore" were written before the pandemic but recorded during COVID. As a result, the duo of Michael Trent and Cary ...
October 18, 2021 - Bloodshot Records has closed its office permanently, but whether that means the leading alt.-country label has folded for good is unclear. Co-founder of the Chicago-based label Rob Miller wrote a lengthy post on the label's website about the end of this chapter of the label, which was home over ...
October 18, 2021 - Jimmie Allen became a father for the third time as his wife, Alexis, gave birth to their second child together. "The new addition to our family is here and we couldn't be happier to finally meet her. Alexis you're a champion, I love you and so thankful for you," Allen posted on Instagram. ...
October 18, 2021 - Travis Tritt said today he will not perform at venues that require proof of COVID vaccination, mask mandates or testing. As a result, the Miss. on Nov. 6, Peoria, Ill. on Nov 11 and Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 13. In a statement released today, Tritt said, "I'm putting my money where my mouth is and ...
October 18, 2021 - Ronn Tutt, drummer for Elvis Presley for eight years including his famed 1969 return in Las Vegas, died on Saturday at 83. The Graceland website posted, "All of us with Elvis Presley Enterprises were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ronnie Tutt. In addition to being a legendary drummer, ...
October 18, 2021 - Luke Bryan will host The 55th Annual CMA Awards in November, it was announced this morning. Bryan replaces Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, who hosted last year. "The CMA Awards is one of the biggest nights of the year for country music," said Bryan. "Being asked to host the CMA ...
October 15, 2021 - Dobro master Phil Leadbetter died on Oct. 15 of COVID-19. Leadbetter was a member of J. D. Crowe and the New South and a founding member of Wildfire and Grasstowne. Leadbetter was born on March 31, 1962 in Knoxville, Tenn. and started playing the resonator guitar at age 12. In 1975, he became a ...
October 15, 2021 - Hunter Hayes announced today he would release a six-song EP next Friday. Called "Wild Blue Complete," it was unclear what would the project would entail. In 2019, Hayes released "Wild Blue (Part I)." at the time, it was supposed to be part of a trilogy of releases. But nothing has been released since then. ...
October 15, 2021 - Fresh off the release of his debut CD,"Pelago" today, Ryan Hurd always announced the Tour de Pelago headline run in January Tickets are on sale Thursday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. eastern. Tour dates are: Jan. 13 The Bluestone Columbus, Ohio Jan. 15 The Vic Chicago, IL Jan. 16 The Deluxe Indianapolis, IN Jan. ...
October 15, 2021 - The Country Music Association announced the winners today of the radio awards. The winners, who received a phone call from Carly Pearce, were: CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year Weekly National: Lon Helton, Country Countdown USA, Westwood One Daily National: Cody Alan, CMT After Midnite, ...
October 15, 2021 - The Infamous Stringdusters put out the first song of their upcoming "Toward the Fray" CD with the release of the title track today. Just before the annual International Bluegrass Music Association Conference was due to kick off two weeks ago, the band announced that a new Dusters record, "Toward ...
October 15, 2021 - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit are out with "Georgia Blue," a covers album with proceeds going to politically-oriented organizations in Georgia. Created to celebrate Georgia's role in the 2020 election, the record consists of new versions of 13 songs with ties to the state, including tracks originally ...
October 15, 2021 - Drake White is out today with two new songs - "Power of a Woman" and "Giants." "Power of a Woman" finds White running down a list of his favorite qualities present in the most important woman in his life, including her "mean game of poker," ability to "change a tire, build a fire" and love for tequila and Jesus. ...


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