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CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT revealed its 2019 Next Women of Country class during its sixth annual showcase at Nashville’s City Winery on Nov. 13. Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild introduced the 2019 class, which included Anna Vaus, Emily Hackett, Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Duski, Leah Turner, Rachel Wammack (pictured), Stephanie Quayle and Tenille Townes. CMT also announced…MORE

Walker Hayes Announces “Dream On It Tour”

Walker Hayes Announces “Dream On It Tour”

Walker Hayes will hit the road in 2019 for his headlining Dream On It Tour, which earned its moniker from a fan-driven contest on social media. Kicking off on Jan. 31 in Houston, the 27-date trek will make additional stops in Nashville, Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Seattle and more. “I’m so jacked to announce my Dream…MORE

Midland Sends “Love” to California Fire Victims and Shares How You Can Help Via the Red Cross & Airbnb

Midland Sends “Love” to California Fire Victims and Shares How You Can Help Via the Red Cross & Airbnb

While speaking to Nash Country Daily ahead of the CMA Awards, Midland—the trio comprised of Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson—had something on their minds besides their three CMA nominations: the current wildfires in California that have killed 42 people and caused billions of dollars of damage. Midland’s connection to California and the West…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About the 52nd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

Everything You Need to Know About the 52nd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2018 CMA Awards. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 7 p.m.–10 p.m. CT Location: Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Television Station: ABC Hosts: Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley Red Carpet: 5:30 p.m. CT on ABC’s YouTube Channel & CMAawards.com…MORE

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton kicked off the holiday season with her annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Nov. 9. In addition to a performances by Dolly with her brother Randy and several nieces, Dolly opened the park’s newest expansion, Glacier Ridge, a “frosted version of the Smoky Mountains” that features a…MORE

Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & More Announced as Presenters at CMA Awards

Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & More Announced as Presenters at CMA Awards

The Country Music Association announced the presenters for the 52nd annual CMA Awards on Nov. 14: Jimmie Allen, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Sharna Burgess, Olivia Culpo, Mackenzie Foy, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Carly Pearce, Dennis Quaid, Lionel Richie, Noah Schnapp, Rita Wilson and Trisha Yearwood. Performers for the CMA Awards…MORE

Brothers Osborne Extend Headlining Tour Into 2019 With More Than 40 Shows

Brothers Osborne Extend Headlining Tour Into 2019 With More Than 40 Shows

Brothers Osborne added more than 40 dates to their headlining World Tour in 2019, including stops in Chicago, Boston, New York, Nashville, Atlanta, Las Vegas and more. Wild Feathers, Ruston Kelly, Devon Gilfillian and Lucie Silvas will join the Brothers on select dates. Tickets go on sale on Nov. 16. Brothers Osborne World Tour Nov.…MORE

Blake Shelton Wins 2018 People’s Choice Awards

Blake Shelton Wins 2018 People’s Choice Awards

The winners for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards—voted on by we the people—were announced on Nov. 11. On the country music front, Blake Shelton bested Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett for Country Artist of 2018, while Keith Urban was out-voted by Shawn Mendes in the all-genre Male Artist of the Year…MORE

Trisha Yearwood to Release Frank Sinatra Tribute Album, “Let’s Be Frank”

Trisha Yearwood to Release Frank Sinatra Tribute Album, “Let’s Be Frank”

Start spreading the news: Trisha Yearwood will release her first full-length studio album in more than 10 years with Let’s Be Frank, a collection of tune made famous by Frank Sinatra. The album will be available on Dec. 20 via Williams-Sonoma and everywhere on Feb. 14. “I’ve done some standards over the years in my…MORE

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