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Chris Lane Announces “Laps Around the Sun Tour” With Mason Ramsey

Chris Lane Announces “Laps Around the Sun Tour” With Mason Ramsey

Chris Lane will embark on his headlining Laps Around the Sun Tour on Oct. 12. The tour takes its moniker from Chris’ new album of the same name, which dropped in July. The 21-city trek will hit both coasts, making stops in Las Vegas, San Diego, Denver, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, New York and more. Mason…MORE

Angaleena Presley Announces Pregnancy: “I’m Ready to Rock Being an Older Mom”

Angaleena Presley Announces Pregnancy: “I’m Ready to Rock Being an Older Mom”

Angaleena Presley shared news of her pregnancy on Aug. 11 with the help of Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe, her Pistol Annies bandmates. During Miranda’s Bandwagon Tour in Dallas, Ashley and Angaleena joined Miranda onstage, but before they dropped a note, Miranda dropped the news: “Since we’re at a hometown show and both [Ashley and…MORE

Brett Young Tops the Charts for the Second Straight Week With “Mercy”

Brett Young Tops the Charts for the Second Straight Week With “Mercy”

For the second consecutive week, Brett Young’s “Mercy” is No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. The breakup ballad, which was co-penned by Brett and Sean McConnell, features simple piano accompaniment with Brett’s stripped-down vocals that beckon his love interest to end their relationship with “mercy.” “Thank you to the…MORE

Carrie Underwood & Florida Georgia Line Win Teen Choice Awards

Carrie Underwood & Florida Georgia Line Win Teen Choice Awards

The Teen Choice Awards handed out trophies on Aug. 12 at the Forum in Los Angeles for its fan-voted awards. On the country front, Carrie Underwood bested Blake Shelton, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett in the Choice Country Artist category, while Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha’s “Meant to Be” won…MORE

Charlie Daniels Tribute to Air on Aug. 19 Featuring Performances by Chris Young, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Chris Janson, Skynyrd & More

Charlie Daniels Tribute to Air on Aug. 19 Featuring Performances by Chris Young, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Chris Janson, Skynyrd & More

Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels will air on AXS TV on Aug. 19 at 10 p.m. ET. Since its inception in 1974, Charlie’s Volunteer Jam has brought together some of music’s biggest stars. This year’s Jam, which was recorded on March 7 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, featured performances by Charlie Daniels, Chris…MORE

Martina McBride Reveals New Christmas Album and Tour

Martina McBride Reveals New Christmas Album and Tour

Great news for folks who consider Martina McBride’s 1998 holiday album, White Christmas, the yuletide standard. On Oct. 19, Martina will release a new album, It’s the Holiday Season, which will feature nine classic Christmas songs with accompaniment from more than 40 world-class musicians at the famed Capitol Studio in Los Angeles and Blackbird Studio…MORE

LANCO Announces Headlining “Hallelujah Nights Tour”

LANCO Announces Headlining “Hallelujah Nights Tour”

LANCO will launch its 14-city Hallelujah Nights Tour on Oct. 24 in Columbia, Mo., with additional stops slated for Cincinnati, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Nashville and more. The tour takes its moniker from LANCO’s 2018 debut album of the same name, which spawned No. 1 hit, “Greatest Love Story.” “This is a brand-new show we’ve put…MORE

Locash’s Preston Brust and Wife Kristen Welcome Baby Boy

Locash’s Preston Brust and Wife Kristen Welcome Baby Boy

Locash’s Preston Brust and wife Kristen announced the birth of their second child, son Legend Wilde, on Aug. 10. Preston shared the announcement with a photo of the little guy via Locash’s Instagram, saying, in part: “Hello. My name is Legend Wilde…and just like that, our hearts have opened up in all new ways. Every…MORE

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