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September 29, 2020 - Texas country singer Parker McCollum will make his Universal Nashville debut with "Hollywood Gold" on Oct. 15. McCollum, 28, will be out with a six-song EP, having penned five of the songs. The track list is: MCA Nashville artist Parker McCollum is set to release his new EP, Hollywood Gold, on Oct. 16. ...
September 28, 2020 - Brett Kissel won four awards during last night's 2020 Canadian Country Music Awards. Dallas Smith, who won the most coveted honor, theT.D. Entertainer of the Year, and Tenille Townes each won three awards. Kissel won Album of the Year for "Now or Never," the People's Choice Award, Male Artist of the Year. ...
September 25, 2020 - Nearly one year after the release of Brantley Gilbert's fifth album, "Fire & Brimstone (Deluxe Edition)" (The Valory Music Co.), is set for release Oct. 2, featuring two new songs. The song include the current single "Hard Days" and "Old Friends," a ballad written after the unexpected passing of ...
September 25, 2020 - The Christmas season has started – at least when it comes to musical fare of the season. Carrie Underwood and Terri Clark are both out with holiday CDs today. Underwood, releases her first-ever Christmas album, "My Gift." The 11-song set is a combination of traditional favorites ...
September 25, 2020 - W.S. "Fluke" Holland, drummer for Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins, including on classic songs such as "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Ring of Fire," died Wednesday at his home in Jackson, Tenn. after a short illness at the age of 85 due to congestive heart failure. Holland was born in Saltillo, Tenn. ...
September 24, 2020 - Matt Stell will release a new EP, "Better Than That," on Oct. 16. Co-produced by the Missouri native with Ash Bowers, "Better Than That" features five new songs, including the EP's title track, which is available now along with the "Better Than That" lyric video. ...
September 23, 2020 - Scotty McCreery released his new single, "You Time," today. The new track is the first from an expected forthcoming album, the follow-up to "Seasons Change." A release date for the new project will be announced soon. The song was written by McCreery, Frank Rogers and Aaron Eshuis, and produced by ...
September 22, 2020 - Dave Alvin will release "From An Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings" on Nov. 20 on Yep Roc Records. The 16-song collection features songs recorded over the years for his own records and tribute albums, but "the majority were recorded for no other reason at all than the sheer kicks of going ...
September 22, 2020 - Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Steve Earle and the Halfgrass Dukes will appear in the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival as part of this year's Let The Music Play On Broadcast. The music airs on Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. Pacific on Circle TV, HardlyStrictlyBluegrass.com, HSB Facebook, YouTube and Nugs.TV. ...
September 21, 2020 - The kings of western swing, Asleep at the Wheel, will be the subject of a PBS retrospective, "ACL Presents: 50 Years of Asleep at the Wheel" on Oct. 31. The show is being presented by Austin City Limits. AATW performed on the series' very first episode along with modern-day collaborations with Willie ...
September 21, 2020 - Ingrid will release "Lady Like (Deluxe)" album on Oct. 2 with three new songs. Andress released the original album on March 27 and has done well with singles "More Hearts Than Mine" and "The Stranger." "My love life and emotions are always all over the place," said Andress. "And with the new songs as ...
September 21, 2020 - Runaway June today announced the release of "When I Think About Christmas EP" out Oct. 16 on Broken Bow/Wheelhouse. This five-track EP will feature three Christmas classics and two Runaway June Christmas originals. "Our new Christmas EP, 'When I Think About Christmas,' has all of these beautiful ...
September 18, 2020 - Tyler Childers released a surprise album today, "Long Violent History," via his own Hickman Holler Records. The nine-track release consists mainly of traditional fiddle tracks. The release closes with the title track, an original song that about racism, civil unrest and police brutality. ...
September 18, 2020 - Keith Urban leads the nw releases out today with "THE SPEED OF NOW, Vol. 1." Urban's duet with P!nk on "One Too Many" is included along with Eric Church's contribution on "We Were." The release kicks off with "Out The Cage," featuring funk/pop icon Nile Rodgers and Breland and Urban's 39th Top 5 "God ...
September 17, 2020 - Ratings for the Academy of Country Music awards on Wednesday were down one-third from the previous year. A total of approximately 6.6 million viewers watched the awards show, which resulted in a surprise tie for Entertainer of the Year with Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett sharing the honor. ...
September 17, 2020 - Omnivore Recordings will release Buck Owens' "A Merry 'Hee Haw' Christmas" on Nov. 13. The original title, released in 1970, combined Owens' two Christmas albums for Capitol ("Christmas With Buck Owens and His Buckaroos" and "Christmas Shopping") as one package. ...
September 16, 2020 - Steve Earle & the Dukes announced today that they will be recording an album of songs written by Justin Townes Earle with all artist advances and royalties going to a trust for Justin's daughter, Etta St. James Earle. Justin Townes Earle, Steve's son and a musician in his own rite, died on Aug. 20. ...
September 16, 2020 - The biggest award of the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards - Entertainer of the Year - ended in a tie with Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood winning. Rhett gave the thanks to fans, the ACMs, his family and team. Underwood thanked God, the ACMs and others. "I am more than happy to share this with Thomas Rhett. ...
September 15, 2020 - Twelve songwriters were named as 2020 nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame - eight in the Songwriters category and four in the Songwriter/Artists category. This year"s nominees in the Songwriters category are: Kent Blazy Shawn Camp Don Henry Brett James Tony Martin Steve ...
September 14, 2020 - The Academy of Country Music announced today the winners for the Music Event of the Year, Video of the Year and Songwriter of the Year categories in advance of the Academy of Country Music awards on Wednesday. Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King ...


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