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Country Music News
BBR Music Group This summer’s Kill the Lights tour isn’t Dustin Lynch’s first trek with Luke Bryan. But the Tullahoma, Tennessee, hitmaker jokes the CMA Entertainer of the Year only invites him out because he’s become his favorite foil.“He's mean to me! He picks on me a lot,” Dustin laughs. “The best thing he's done to me backstage:  I was turning the corner coming out of catering the other day with my tray full of food. He karate kicks it
08/24/2016 06:00:00am
Andrew Lipovsky/NBCDolly Parton dropped by The Tonight Show on Tuesday to plug her new album, Pure & Simple, as well as her upcoming holiday TV movie, Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love. Dolly also revealed that she and her husband celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary not with a fancy dinner out, but with fast food.The 70-year-old country legend and her husband, Carl Dean, marked their golden wedding anniversary with a road trip in their RV and renewed
08/24/2016 06:00:00am
Arista NashvilleCam will soon be able to add "motivational speaker” to her resume. The “Burning House” hitmaker has been booked to both speak and sing at the University of Nevada’s TEDx conference next January in Reno.“I’ve been watching TED Talks for years, and I’ve applied the shared ideas to my life countless times,” the California native reflects. “It’s honestly some of the best content on the Internet. People sharing new idea
08/23/2016 07:00:00pm
BMLGFor Thomas Rhett, it may’ve seemed like just another amped-up Saturday night opening for Jason Aldean on the Six String Circus tour. But last weekend’s stop in Irvine, California, held a little something extra in store. Backstage, TR’s team surprised him with the news his sophomore album has officially sold a million copies.“It’s crazy to think about all the fans who are taking this journey with me and are helping make things like this happen,&rdq
08/23/2016 03:00:00pm
ABC/Image Group LAIf you weren’t one of the 50,000 fans lucky enough to take in Luke Bryan’s sold-out show Saturday night in Minneapolis, the CMA Entertainer of the Year is giving you another chance to check out the inaugural concert at Minnesota’s U.S. Bank Stadium. Rest assured, Luke’s new YouTube recap features plenty of the “Move” hitmaker’s signature booty-shaking.This week, Luke’s Kill the Lights trek stops in Kansas City and St. Lou
08/23/2016 01:35:00pm
Dolly Records/RCA NashvilleJust days after the release of her 43rd album, Pure & Simple, Dolly Parton is busy making the media rounds in New York City to promote it.She started the day Tuesday on Fox & Friends, revealing that her new NBC holiday movie, Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, will premiere November 30. It's the sequel to last year's successful made-for-TV movie based on her classic, "Coat of Many Colors." You can check out Dolly's entire Fox News
08/23/2016 11:38:00am
Broken BowYou should soon start seeing Jason Aldean starring in a new ad with his dad Barry, promoting Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Field & Stream brand. The “A Little More Summertime” hitmaker says his new gig as the company’s brand ambassador is a natural fit.“Outdoor sports have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember,” the Georgia native says. “Whether it was hunting with my dad and granddad, or fishing with my girls,
08/23/2016 11:00:00am
BMLGRonnie Dunn’s forthcoming solo album is a star-studded affair, having been produced primarily by Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus, and boasting collaborations with both Ronnie's longtime musical partner Kix Brooks and their Vegas residency co-headliner Reba.But the title track comes from an extremely unlikely source: a former teen-sensation-turned-pop-superstar.“I had a lot of fun making this album,” Ronnie says. “Jay and I really clicked&hel
08/22/2016 07:00:00pm
BMLGJustin Moore’s nonchalance is apparently paying off. His new album, Kinda Don’t Care, just debuted at number-one on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, while emerging at number-four on the all-genre Billboard 200 tally as well.This week, the set’s lead release, ”You Look Like I Need a Drink,” also manages to crack the top-five on the singles chart.Justin’s been performing his new duet from his fourth studio album, “More Mi
08/22/2016 03:00:00pm
Warner Music NashvilleNot only are Dan + Shay celebrating the second number-one of their career this week with “From the Ground Up,” they’re also getting ready to launch a new headlining trek this fall.The Obsessed Tour, which takes its name from the duo’s latest album, kicks off November 10 in Denver, hitting 15 cities in the U.S. and Canada before Christmas.Here’s the itinerary for The Obsessed Tour, with tickets for most of the shows going on sale this
08/22/2016 03:00:00pm

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock For the ninth year in row, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host the CMA Awards in November. Can you guess how many CMA trophies the two have between them? ANSWER:  20.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
08/22/2016 11:00:00am
Time Inc.Brad Paisley may be wearing a simple navy shirt and jeans on the cover of the September issue of Southern Living, alongside his CMA co-host Carrie Underwood, who’s clad in a glamorous shoulderless olive dress with a metallic belt. But when it comes time for the half-century anniversary of country music’s biggest awards show in November, he promises to amp up his fashion game.“It’s a big deal, 50 years. This is the year to show some class. I will be
08/22/2016 11:00:00am
Dove Shore/Essential Broadcast MediaOld Dominion's hitting the road.  The band announced their 31-date Meat and Candy tour Monday morning on ABC's Good Morning America.The headlining trek kicks off one month from today -- Sept. 22 in Cleveland, OH, and wraps a week before Christmas in Kansas City, KS.  Tickets are on sale now at the band's official website.“It's a huge deal for us to have our own headlining tour and our name on the ticket,” frontman Matthew Ramsey said in
08/22/2016 09:55:00am
Debby Stanuch visits with Anne Criss from AR Master Naturalists!
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