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Back Home Again: Brad Paisley Shows Off His West Virginia Heritage on New PBS Sh

ABC/Image Group LA Brad Paisley takes fans on a tour of the Appalachian Mountains where he grew up, in his episode of the new Landmarks Live in Concert series set to air next year as part of Great Performances on PBS.Hosted by Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith, the show will feature interviews with the artists, as they showcase some of their favorite places. Brad’s set was shot during his outdoor concert at West Virginia University during hi
12/02/2016 06:00:00pm

\"Nashville\" Set to Return on CMT Ahead of Schedule

CMTIf you can’t wait for the premiere of Nashville, the good news is -- you won’t have to! CMT, the drama’s new home, will preview the first hour of season five on December 15, ahead of the full two-hour episode’s official air date on January 5. Both air in Nashville’s new time slot, Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET.You can also get an early preview via a new trailer on YouTube. Though the first half is largely a recap of last season, the final minute teases a new love i
12/02/2016 06:00:00pm

Maren Morris to Play \"Saturday Night Live\" Next Weekend

ABC/Image Group LA Maren Morris will be the musical guest on the December 10 episode of Saturday Night Live, making her the first country artist to play the show this season. WWE superstar-turned-actor John Cena will host that night.The CMA New Artist of the Year just added two new dates to her 2017 Hero Tour. Both Maren's February 2 show in New York City and her April 4 concert in Nashville sold out in less than ten minutes on Friday.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rig
12/02/2016 06:00:00pm

\"Good at Tonight\" Video Follows a Day in the Life of David Nail

ABC/Image Group LAYou can find out what a typical show day is like for David Nail in the new live performance video for his latest single, “Good at Tonight.” You can check out the clip shot in different cities on David’s Fighter Tour on YouTube.Written by CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne, the single features vocals from TJ and John, though they don’t appear in the video. “Good at Tonight” is the second release from
12/02/2016 02:00:00pm
Capitol NashvilleIf you’re an audiophile and a Keith Urban fan, Friday is your lucky day! Three of Keith’s records -- 2002’s Golden Road, 2010’s Get Closer, and 2013’s Fuse -- are being released on vinyl for the first time ever. Golden Road is a two-disc set, while both Get Closer and Fuse are single LPs. The Aussie superstar’s most recent release, RipCord, came out on vinyl last summer.Copyright
12/02/2016 10:00:00am

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock On December 4, 1956, the foursome soon-to-be known as The Million Dollar Quartet held an impromptu recording session at Sun studios in Memphis, Tennessee. Can you name the group's members? ANSWER:  Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
12/02/2016 10:00:00am
ABC/Image Group LA Even though Jason Aldean is known for his arena anthems like "Lights Come On," the ACM Entertainer of the Year also enjoys reminding his fans -- and his critics -- of his true country roots.“You know, I love to go out and have these songs that are fun and kind of rock, and uptempo things,” he tells ABC Radio. “But I also love to prove to people that I'm also a country act, and I grew up on country music and I can sing that as well as I do the other
12/02/2016 05:00:00am

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Blake Shelton stops by the syndicated The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday.Vince Gill will be the official ambassador for the Songbirds Guitar Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and will perform at its grand opening on March 9.CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks will play five shows in Cincinnati over two weekends in January, during what’s set to be his last World Tour stop in the Ohio/Kentucky area. So far, he’s sol
12/02/2016 05:00:00am

New Faces 2017: Prestigious Show Predicts the Superstars of Tomorrow

ABC/Image Group LA William Michael Morgan, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Granger Smith and Drake White are set to play next year’s prestigious New Faces of Country Music show. Held every year during Country Radio Seminar, it’s seen as a significant indicator of who’s likely to be around for a long time, as well as who has a shot at super-stardom.The performers are voted on by members of the radio industry attending the convention. Last year, both K
12/02/2016 05:00:00am

Dolly Goes Head-to-Head with Cookie Lyon and Comes Out on Top

NBCUniversalAfter going head-to-head with Cookie Wednesday night, Dolly Parton officially comes out on top.  Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love was number-one for the night, drawing nearly 12 million viewers for NBC, compared to nearly eight million for Fox’s hip-hop drama Empire, according to Variety.The holiday-themed sequel to last year’s Coat of Many Colors was down about a million-and-a-half viewers compared
12/02/2016 05:00:00am

Luke Bryan Responds After Altercation with Heckler at Nashville Show

ABC/Image Group LALuke Bryan is speaking out after video on social media and YouTube captured an altercation with a concert-goer at Wednesday night’s Volunteer Jam in Nashville.“A man in [the] front row was making crude hand gestures toward Luke during his performance,” Bryan's publicist explained in a statement. “It was insulting not only to him, but more importantly to the men, women and families sitting around him who were there to support 
12/01/2016 09:20:00pm

Miranda Lambert to Showcase \"The Weight of These Wings\" on \"A Home for the Holid

ABC/Image Group LAMiranda Lambert is set to headline this year’s A Home for the Holidays special on CBS. Now in its 18th year, the annual event highlights families whose lives have been changed through adoption.The ACM Female Vocalist of the Year will perform songs from her new double album, The Weight of These Wings, alongside Canadian singer/songwriter Alessia Cara and pop star Rachel Platten.A Home for the Holidays airs Friday December 23 at 8 p.m
12/01/2016 06:01:00pm

Thomas Rhett Will Ring in 2017 on \"New Year's Rockin' Eve\"

ABC/Image Group LAThomas Rhett will finish up 2016 by performing for more than a million people expected to turn out for the annual ball drop in New York City’s Times Square. He’ll join Mariah Carey, Joe Jonas’s band DNCE and Gloria Estefan, along with the cast of her Broadway musical On Your Feet!, for this year’s edition of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCa
12/01/2016 02:00:00pm

Steamy New \"Seein' Red\" Video Leaves Dustin Lynch Drenched

ABC/Image Group LA Dustin Lynch has been promising a steamy new video for his top-15 hit, “Seein’ Red,” and now, he’s ready to deliver. In the clip, he and his band play the new single on an all-white set, as they literally are seeing red images of the 31-year-old making out with model Yoli Lara, as they’re projected on the wall in front of them.While getting intimate with a gorgeous girl may sound like fun, Dustin admits it was actually a little awkward.
12/01/2016 10:00:00am
Debby Stanuch visits with Anne Criss from AR Master Naturalists!
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