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  1. Cole Swindell just notched his 10th No. 1 hit with “Single Saturday Night,” which has earned more than 122 million streams since its release. Swindell says that when he first heard the demo for the song (which was penned by Ashley Gorley, HARDY, and Mark Holman), “I knew it was something I wanted to record.... Read more »
  2. Actress/creative Courteney Cox has returned to the headlines of late as the director of Brandi Carlile’s newest video for her just-released single “Right On Time,” the lead single for her forthcoming album, In These Silent Days, which will be released on Oct. 1. However, though the video is not as humorous as, say, Cox’s performances... Read more »
  3. In 2012, Luke Bryan released “Drunk on You,” but initially he wasn’t sure about recording the track, he recently revealed to Kelleigh Bannen on Essentials Radio on Apple Music. Bryan said there was a key lyric which was penned by Rodney Clawson, Chris Tompkins, and Josh Kear, that made him hesitant to record the song.... Read more »
  4. Recent sightings of Blake Shelton at his Ole Red bar in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, pointed at the idea that once he returned to the road, he’d have his new wife — and fellow vocal icon — Gwen Stefani with him. Two appearances this past weekend show that the married performers are indeed performing onstage together. Shelton... Read more »
  5. Beginning in 2014, Kelsea Ballerini exploded onto country radio with three consecutive No. 1 hits–“Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Dibs,” and “Peter Pan”–and in the process, became known for a string of irresistible, flirtatious pop-inflected songs. As she moved into her second album, 2017’s Unapologetically, the singer-songwriter began delving deeper, adding topics on the... Read more »
  6. Jimmie Allen’s July 25 appearance on Steve Harvey-hosted Celebrity Family Feud highlights the fact that we often learn fascinating new facts about our favorite country stars in the darndest places. Embedded from www.youtube.com. The artist behind the Bettie James album, joined by a team of his family and friends, faced off against Catfish host Nev... Read more »
  7. Mickey Guyton received the sweetest baby gift for her five-month-old son Grayson–courtesy of fellow country music entertainer (and mom herself!) Carrie Underwood. Guyton shared a video on social media over the weekend of her son Grayson playing a toy-sized piano that Underwood sent for Grayson. “I was having a rough day when this showed up... Read more »
  8. Regarding her latest single, “Country In The Girl,” Texas native Jenna Paulette excitedly notes regarding the meaning of the song to her, “Don’t take yourself too seriously and it’s pretty sweet being country. It’s something to be dang proud of!” Paulette recently inked a music publishing deal with Sea Gayle Music, and penned “Country In... Read more »
  9. CMT’s Weekly Roundup of new hits this week features a high-power country collaboration, plus a new single from a 2021 radio chart-topper and more. Click here to take a listen to the following tunes. Embedded from www.youtube.com. Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood – If I Didn’t Love You Between them, duet partners Aldean and Underwood... Read more »
  10. Lauren Alaina’s emerged from quarantine with a demonstrable growth in fan support. To wit, just prior to a recent performance at the Grand Ole Opry, the vocalist received an impressive four RIAA plaques symbolizing four of her singles released over the past five years achieving gold certification. Alaina’s 2019-released single “Getting Good” joined the title... Read more »
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