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William Michael Morgan Drops The Needle on Vinyl

September 30th

It sure feels good to be around people like William Michael Morgan — the kind of rowdy folks he sings about in Vinyl’s opening barn burner “People Like Me.” They’re the kind of party people who love God and country, live hard… [Read More...]

Lauren Alaina Set for Film Debut in Road Less Traveled

September 30th

A new movie based on Lauren Alaina’s new single “Road Less Traveled” is being made in Knoxville, Tennessee and it stars the American Idol alum herself. According to Billboard, Alaina plays the role of Charlotte, a bride-to-be who struggl… [Read More...]

Kelsea Ballerini Will Always Have Paris

September 30th

When Kelsea Ballerini tweeted the little airplane emoji for her Nashville-to-Paris flight on Tuesday (Sept. 27), I was a little jealous. Then I checked out her Instagram feed, and now I’m a lot jealous. Every picture is as well-crafted as one of her… [Read More...]

Luke Bryan: 40 Isn’t As Bad As 30

September 30th

When Ellen DeGeneres had Luke Bryan on her show recently, she started out by asking him the one thing I know he doesn’t like to talk about. His 40th. But he immediately told DeGeneres that turning 40 wasn’t all that bad. “Thirty was toug… [Read More...]

Flatt Lonesome Big Winner at the 27th Annual Bluegrass Music Awards Show

September 30th

The band Flatt Lonesome dominated the 27th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night (Sept. 29), harvesting laurels for album, song and vocal group of the year. Held at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, the event also dea… [Read More...]

Kacey Musgraves on Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team in 4 Minutes

September 29th

Two-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves stopped by DCC rehearsal's on last week's episode of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team. She even danced with the DCC hopefuls -- and killed it, obviously. [Read More...]

Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 Coming to Walmart

September 29th

George Strait’s Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 will be released Nov. 18 exclusively at Walmart. Following 1995’s multi-platinum Strait Out of the Box, the new three-disc compilation features 56 songs spanning his career from 1996 to 2016 and in… [Read More...]

Aaron Lewis: “I Own The Fact That I’m Not Perfect”

September 29th

The scent of Aaron Lewis’ last cigarette hangs in the air as he’s asked what Willie Nelson’s bus smells like. Lewis smiles and says, “Heaven.” It has been a pretty legendary end of summer 2016 for the Staind front man. He jus… [Read More...]

Kelsea Ballerini’s New Fleeting Love Song

September 29th

Love doesn’t last forever. And yet, the love songs about how fleeting it can be sure do. That’s why I’m sure this new song of Kelsea Ballerini‘s is bound to last. She previewed a very short portion of the song on social media, and … [Read More...]

Justin Moore: Six Years of Fatherhood

September 29th

When Justin Moore had his first No. 1 song in 2009, “Small Town USA,” he had a wife, but no kids. A year later, that all changed when his daughter Ella was born. And again when Kennedy was born. And again when Rebecca was born. Now the father … [Read More...]