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Chris Stapleton Shares Jammin’ New Song, “Arkansas” [Listen]

Chris Stapleton Shares Jammin’ New Song, “Arkansas” [Listen]

Chris Stapleton shared a rockin’ new song, “Arkansas,” from his upcoming studio album, Starting Over, which drops on Nov. 13. Co-penned by Chris and Mike Campbell, “Arkansas” follows the release of “Cold” and the album’s title track. Starting Over features 11 songs that Chris co-penned, as well as three covers: John Fogerty’s “Joy Of My…MORE

Listen to Luke Combs Profess His Undying Love in New Song, “Forever After All”

Listen to Luke Combs Profess His Undying Love in New Song, “Forever After All”

Luke Combs released his new deluxe album, What You See Ain’t Always What You Get, on Oct. 23. The new album features all 18 songs from the digital version of Luke’s 2019 sophomore album, What You See Is What You Get, as well as five brand-new tracks, including the wife-inspired “Forever After All.” The new…MORE

Listen to Gabby Barrett’s Stunning New Rendition of “The First Noel”

Listen to Gabby Barrett’s Stunning New Rendition of “The First Noel”

Gabby Barrett is giving her fans a reason to rejoice this holiday season with the release of a stunning new rendition of “The First Noel.” The traditional Christmas carol serves as a standalone release from Gabby, who is having a breakout year despite the ongoing pandemic. “I’m so happy to release my first Christmas song…MORE

Mitchell Tenpenny Releases 7-Song Holiday EP, “Neon Christmas” [Listen to Title Track]

Mitchell Tenpenny Releases 7-Song Holiday EP, “Neon Christmas” [Listen to Title Track]

Mitchell Tenpenny is hoping to be a bright spot this holiday season with the release of his new EP, Neon Christmas, on Oct. 23. The seven-song offering features three original songs—“Snow Angels,” “Naughty List” and the title track—as well as four holiday standards: “Joy To The World,” “Let It Snow,” “O Holy Night,” and “Have…MORE

Dierks Bentley Is Back With New Single, “Gone” [Listen]

Dierks Bentley Is Back With New Single, “Gone” [Listen]

Dierks Bentley is back on country radio with the release of new single, “Gone.” Penned by Nicolle Galyon, Ben Johnson and Niko Moon, “Gone” is Dierks first single on the solo front since the release of “Living” in February 2019. The gritty new tune finds a heartbroken Dierks ghosting family and friends at home as…MORE

Charley Pride to Be Honored With CMA 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Charley Pride to Be Honored With CMA 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career: CMA’s 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. Charley will accept the honor during the 54th CMA Awards on Nov. 11 in Nashville. The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award was established to…MORE

Maddie & Tae Are Rolling Into the Holiday Season With New EP, “We Need Christmas”

Maddie & Tae Are Rolling Into the Holiday Season With New EP, “We Need Christmas”

Maddie & Tae will release a new holiday EP, We Need Christmas, on Oct. 23. The six-song project includes two original tunes, “Merry Married Christmas” and the title track, as well as four holiday standards: “This Christmas,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” “We are so proud…MORE

Watch Maren Morris Perform “To Hell & Back” at CMT Music Awards

Watch Maren Morris Perform “To Hell & Back” at CMT Music Awards

Maren Morris delivered a stirring rendition of her single, “To Hell & Back,” as part of the CMT Music Awards on Oct. 21. Maren’s performance was recorded in Ashland City, Tenn., about 25 miles northwest of Nashville. Penned by Maren, Jessie Jo Dillon and Laura Veltz, “To Hell & Back” is currently No. 37 on…MORE

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Rapper Silentó, known for the Nae Nae dance, arrested for speeding in Atlanta

Rapper Silentó, best known for the hit single “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” was arrested in Atlanta this weekend after driving 143 mph in a 65-mph zone, according to a DeKalb County Police Department incident report. The incident took place Friday when an officer reported seeing a white SUV traveling south on Interstate 85 “at a…

Drake teases next album name and release date

Drake has announced a new studio album called “Certified Lover Boy” for release in January 2021. The Canadian rapper released a short teaser Saturday — which also happened to be his 34th birthday — via his record label, OVO Sound, on social media. The 1-minute clip starts with a young boy looking into the sky…

Hilary Duff announces she’s pregnant with her third child

Hilary Duff announces she’s pregnant with her third child

“Lol quarantine was fun,” Hilary Duff’s husband Matthew Koma said in announcing the couple’s pregnancy. The couple shared matching boomerangs on Instagram with their own sweet captions. “We are growing!!! Mostly me …” Duff wrote in her post where Koma is rubbing her growing belly. This will be Duff’s third child. She shares a 2-year-old…

Jennifer Aniston votes, tells fans it’s ‘not funny’ to vote for Kanye

Jennifer Aniston has already cast her ballot. Now she’s telling her followers to do the same. In an Instagram post Friday, the actor shared with her 35.7 million followers that she had voted for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “Our current President has decided that racism is a non-issue,” Aniston wrote. “He has repeatedly…