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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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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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Lady Antbellum part with Capitol Nashville to sign with BMLG

Lady Antebellum are now part of the Big Machine Label Group family. The country trio announced their signing with BMLG on Tuesday (Sept. 4).
Lady Antebellum were previously signed to Capitol Records Nashville, part of the Universal Music Group family. Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott signed with Capitol Nashville in July of 2007. They released six full-length studio albums, as well as one Christmas record and two EPs, with the label.

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“The band will never be the same again” – George Strait

George Strait has issued a statement following the death of his longtime drummer, Mike Kennedy, in a car accident on last Friday (Aug. 31), in Lebanon, Tennessee. On Facebook, the country superstar says it’s “hard to put into words how much Mike’s passing has affected us all.”

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O&O To release debut EP ‘Truth Comes Out’

Following a packed summer of festivals including Cambridge Folk, Buckle & Boots, and Black Deer; tour dates and radio airplay across the UK including multiple BBC radio appearances, London-based Americana duo O&O have announced the Sept 21st release of their long-awaited debut EP ‘Truth Comes Out’, and revealed the lead single of the same name, available to stream now (listen here) and to download immediately for fans who pre-order the EP. Along with the title track, this new release features a total of four brand new songs including previous single ‘Tears In The Rain‘, the video for which premiered last month on The Bluegrass Situation.

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