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The Pistol Annies are set for their return!

After many weeks of posting many social media pics from the studio, the Pistol Annies’ highly anticipated third album Interstate Gospel will be released on 2nd November.

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Jason Aldean remembers Route 91 a year on

On Monday past (1st October)  the country music community joined Route 91 survivors including Jason Aldean in honoring the 58 victims who lost their lives in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history a year ago in Las Vegas. Thousands gathered at the Clark County Government Amphitheater for a Sunrise Remembrance Ceremony that hosted a 58-second moment of silence and the release of 58 doves.

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‘We Should be Friends’ – Lambert’s Love for McBryde

CMT recently caught up with Ashley McBryde where she spoke of an encounter with Miranda Lambert. The two singers have a lot in common and seem to have a mutual respect for each other. Read more below to see how they got on..

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Paisley’s give back to Nashville

Brad Paisley and actress wife Kimberly have gotten behind a Nashville project to support those who struggle to meet the needs of daily life. Food banks have been around for some tome but this idea will restore a much needed sense of dignity to those who need it.  Continue reading

Route 91 massacre remembered one year on

Today Mon 1st October) the country music community will pause for a moment of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Radio stations, record labels and other organizations will be participating.

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Nathan Carter launches new autobiography

By now Nathan Carter has become very much a household name across Ireland, North and South. Named Ireland’s biggest country music star. He is heralded by many as reviving the country music genre and bringing it into the mainstream. He has sold out venues across the UK and Ireland, has landed his own prime time show, and is loved and respected by legions of fans across Ireland.

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Gospel Album due soon from Josh Turner

Multi-platinum-selling country singer Josh Turner’s I Serve A Savior will release on October 26th, adding a new dimension to the GRAMMY® nominee’s already acclaimed career. The faith-based collection includes hand-picked hymns, alongside brand-new originals and live recordings of some of Turner’s most memorable hits including “Me and God” and “Long Black Train.”

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Carrie Underwood’s ‘Cry Pretty’ album makes Country Music history

Carrie Underwood‘s new album, Cry Pretty, has debuted at the top of  Billboard’s Top 200 Album chart yesterday.  The collection is the biggest all-genre debut by a female in 2018, topping Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy(April 6, 2018). The album debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Top Country Album Charts with 265,654 equivalent album units, making Underwood the only woman in history to land four country albums at the top of the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. The critically-acclaimed album is the best-selling Country album debut of 2018, as well as the biggest Country album debut since August 7, 2015 (Luke Bryan’s Kill The Lights) and the biggest female Country album debut since October 22, 2012 (Taylor Swift’s 2012 Red).

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Dustin Lynch talks about his ‘Opry induction

The first thing that happened to Dustin Lynch on the night of his Grand Ole Opry induction was finding a gift from Carrie Underwood waiting for him. And his first thought? “It’s so cool that Carrie Underwood knows who I am.”

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Chris Young’s ‘Loosing Sleep’ tour comes home

Country legend sells our Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena 

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