CMT announced the second slate of performers for its two-hour TV special, CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special. The show will highlight stories of unsung heroes who have done exceptional things for their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brandi Carlile, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Kane Brown, Kristen
Gwen Stefani made her Grand Ole Opry debut alongside her love, Blake Shelton. Blake and Gwen performed their No. 1 hit via a remote broadcast performance from Blake’s farm in Oklahoma, while Dustin Lynch and Trace Adkins performed onstage at the Grand Ole Opry House. “Nobody But You” is Blake’s 27th No. 1 hit on the country
Kenny Chesney has earned his ninth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 Albums chart with his latest release, titled Here & Now. Kenny’s nine No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart now tie him with Garth Brooks for most all time among country artists. The album’s debut also marks Kenny’s 17th No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums
Maren Morris dropped a new four-song EP, Maren Morris: Live From Chicago. The EP was recorded at the inaugural show of Maren’s Girl: The World Tour on March 9, 2019, at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago. The EP features performances of “Girl,” “A Song for Everything,” “Common” and “The Bones.” Said Maren: “Feeling so
Keith Urban announced the release date for his 11th studio album, The Speed of Now: Part I, will be on September 18. Keith shared the news in a 3-minute video that posted via YouTube. “In October 2019, this album title came to me,” says Keith. “I liked it because I felt like life was flying by so fast. But music—for me—has always been
Reba McEntire has dropped an updated music video for her 1997 song, “What If.” The updated version features new clips of essential workers, medical professionals and first responders battling the COVID-19 pandemic. “What If” was originally released by Reba in 1997 as a promotional single to benefit the Salvation Army.
Abby Anderson and longtime boyfriend Tyler Graham are engaged! Tyler proposed to Abby during an evening canoe ride in a lake in Georgia, where the couple has been quarantining. Tyler got down on one knee and presented Abby with a ring made of wildflowers. Abby shared the news via Instagram, saying: “TURNS OUT MY MAN CATCHES MORE THAN FISH.
Martina McBride was the featured artist on this week’s episode of the songwriting-focused competition show Songland and selected the track “Girls Like Me” to record. Songland brings in up-and-coming songwriters to pitch their compositions to superstar artists from across the genre spectrum. After one writer is eliminated,
Ingrid Andress is following up her debut No. 1 single, “More Hearts Than Mine,” with the release of “The Stranger,” which will impact country radio on June 1. The Stranger is one of eight tracks featured on Ingrid’s debut album, Lady Like, which dropped on March 27. The official video for Ingrid’s “The Stranger” was also just
Kelly Clarkson has postponed her Invincible Las Vegas residency to 2021due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Given the uncertainty surrounding the United States’ reopening timeline, the singer is opting to push her plans off for the year rather than keep rescheduling. Clarkson’s 2020 Vegas residency was originally