November 30, 2015
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Warner Music NashvilleDan+Shay may have a top five single that's a serious contender to soon be number one, but the duo says they still get excited anytime anyone plays their music."I mean, hearing our song on the radio is the coolest thing in the world. It never gets old," Dan says. "We still text each other, to this day. We heard '19 and Me' on the radio the other day for the first time in a while, our first single, and we were just like 'Awww this is insane!' It's still awesome."Even tho
11/30/2015 05:00:00am
BMLGThe Band Perry joins Sting, James Taylor, Mary J. Blige, a capella group Pentatonix, the Rockettes and more for the 83rd annual lighting of the Christmas tree this year at New York City’s Rockefeller Center. Kimberly, Reid and Neil will perform live on the special, hosted by Today anchors Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales. You can witness this year’s 78-foot tall Norway spruce
11/29/2015 05:01:00am
New West RecordsThere's new music on the way from Kacey Musgraves, Lee Ann Womack and Kris Kristofferson early next year, thanks to Buddy Miller. The renowned Americana artist and guitarist, who's also the executive music producer on ABC's Nashville, decided to set up a temporary recording studio on board the ship during the yearly Cayamo roots music cruise. Buddy and Lee Ann recreated the Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn classic "After the Fire Is Gone," while he teamed up with Kacey to turn Buck
11/27/2015 05:00:00am
Danny Clinch/Southern Ground/Varvatos/BMLGThanks in part to his Southern Ground Music & Food Festival, lots of folks already know about Zac Brown's interest in cooking and his prowess in the kitchen. So as you might expect, the band leader sets the bar pretty high when it comes to a major culinary holiday like Turkey Day."Thanksgiving Day we go to my sister's house every year and it's unbelievable. Everybody in my family makes two dishes and we bring 'em all. And the spread we have the
11/26/2015 05:00:00am
ABC/Fred LeeMichael Ray’s latest single may be “Real Men Love Jesus,” but with his family at Thanksgiving, he says real men love grandma’s calorie-laden desserts.“My grandmother makes this thing called a Dump Cake and it’s like super bad for you. There’s no healthiness in the whole thing,” he asserts. But the “Kiss You in the Morning” chart-topper says the treat is so tasty, it inspires a little competition.“It like causes a
11/24/2015 06:00:00pm
Natasha Moustache/CMAOn Thanksgiving, you’ll find Darius Rucker watching football and eating sweet potato pie, if the “Southern Style” hitmaker has his way.“I’m a big food guy, as you can tell by looking at me up here. I like food a lot!” he jokes. “My favorite thing is my sisters' sweet potato pie. I just, I love sweet potato pie so much and I don’t get it very often and my sisters always make sure I get a couple during Thanksgiving and Chris
11/24/2015 02:00:00pm
ABC/Image Group LAHaving picked up both his second CMA Entertainer of the Year trophy and the American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist -- Country just this month, Luke Bryan admits he certainly has plenty to be grateful for this Thanksgiving."I'm thankful certainly for my health and the health of my family and my fans and that every year it seems like I've been blessed that things do get bigger and better every year, and I feel like I have cheated the system for quite a few years now,
11/24/2015 10:00:00am
Nancy Seltzer & Assoc.Garth Brooks is taking his World Tour to North Charleston, SC, this February.Garth will play one show only at the North Charleston Coliseum Saturday, February 13.  As with Garth's other shows, wife Trisha Yearwood's also on the bill.On-sale date for tickets is Friday, December 4, exclusively through Ticketmaster.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
11/24/2015 07:31:00am
Natasha Moustache/CMAIf you feel like you haven't seen much of Jennifer Nettles lately -- well, the female half of Sugarland is about to change all that. In fact, she's pretty much taking over your TV during the 2015 holiday. For the sixth year in a row, she'll host CMA Country Christmas on ABC on December 3, and then a week later, she'll play Dolly Parton's mother Avie Lee in the NBC movie Coat of Many Colors. But her TV takeover starts this Thursday as she gets up early to do the 89th Annual
11/24/2015 05:00:00am
Southern ReelZac Brown Band’s latest song may be “Beautiful Drug,” but there’s another tune featuring Zac you may soon start hearing a lot. The band leader contributes vocals to Avicii’s “Broken Arrows,” the third single from the Swedish DJ and producer’s million-selling STORIES album.The just-released video for the song was inspired by the true story of an unnamed Olympic high jumper who overcame his struggles with alcohol to win a gold medal i
11/24/2015 05:00:00am
Schmidt Relations/Kristy BelcherAlan Jackson’s song “You Can Always Come Home” is the centerpiece of a new campaign to build more than 300 Habitat for Humanity homes around the U.S. The “Home for Good” project, sponsored by building products maker Ply Gem, kicks off today with a two-week online contest that will fly two winners home to be with their families during the holidays. Alan will also be a part of a Builders Blitz in the Nashville area next June during
11/23/2015 06:00:00pm
RCA NashvilleSeven is Chris Young’s lucky number, so he made it a point to buy seven copies of his new album I’m Comin’ Over on the day of its release. His purchase in a Muncie, Indiana Walmart apparently paid off, as his fifth project debuts at number one on Billboard’s country album chart, selling 57,147 copies in its first week out. He also tallies an impressive fifth-place finish on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, with close to 65,000 equivalent album units,
11/23/2015 02:00:00pm
Warner Music NashvilleBefore Sam Hunt had his breakout success as a solo artist, he wrote chart-topping hits like “Come Over” for Kenny Chesney and “We Are Tonight” for Billy Currington. Now, he may’ve done it again for new Warner Brothers artist William Michael Morgan. Sam co-wrote his debut single “I Met a Girl.”“You know, we just fell in love with that song immediately when Sam’s publishing company sent that to us. With the lyrics, the m
11/23/2015 10:00:00am
Warner Music NashvilleThough she sold out the show all on her own, Ashley Monroe called in the big guns when it came time for her performance Friday night at Nashville’s City Winery.“I just released a record this year called The Blade, and I’m gonna do that song and I’m gonna have the special guest vocalist that sang on the record with me sing it the first time live really ever,” Ashley teased, “so here’s little Miss Miranda Lambert!” The six-t
11/23/2015 05:00:00am
Photo Credit: Nash Icon RecordsWhen Hank Williams, Jr. and Eric Church start performing in the new video for “Are You Ready for the Country,” it looks like they’re in a barn with their band and backup singers. But by the time they get about halfway through the song, the barnyard scene starts disappearing, revealing they’re actually in a downtown parking garage.Hank says that’s not the only surprise associated with this song. Earlier this year when he started pe
11/23/2015 05:00:00am