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Listen to Maren Morris’ Uplifting New Single, “Girl”

Listen to Maren Morris’ Uplifting New Single, “Girl”

Maren Morris released an uplifting new single, “Girl,” on Jan. 17. The new tune is the lead single from Maren’s upcoming album, which will follow her 2016 award-winning major-label debut album, Hero. Penned by Maren, Sarah Aarons and Greg Kurstin, who also produced the song, “Girl” features the encouraging chorus: “Girl, don’t hang your head…MORE

Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard & 7 Others Win “CMA Triple Play Awards”

Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard & 7 Others Win “CMA Triple Play Awards”

The Country Music Association announced 10 new recipients of the CMA Triple Play Award, an honor presented to songwriters who pen three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period. This year’s honorees include Luke Combs, Jesse Frasure, Nicolle Galyon, Ashley Gorley, Tyler Hubbard, Josh Kear, Shane McAnally, Chase McGill, Josh Osborne and Thomas Rhett. The…MORE

Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay & More to Perform at the Grammy Awards

Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay & More to Perform at the Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy announced its first round of performers for the 61st Grammy Awards on Feb. 10: Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes and Janelle Monáe. Two-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves is nominated for four awards this year, including Album of the Year (Golden Hour), Best Country Solo…MORE

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Partners With PetFirst to Offer Pet Insurance

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Partners With PetFirst to Offer Pet Insurance

With eight rescue dogs of her own, it’s no secret Miranda Lambert has a soft spot in her heart for fury, four-legged friends. That’s why in 2009, Miranda and her mom, Bev, started the MuttNation Foundation, an organization with the mission of ending animal suffering and homelessness on every front. Recently, MuttNation partnered with pet…MORE

Maren Morris to Headline “Girl The World Tour” With Cassadee Pope & RaeLynn

Maren Morris to Headline “Girl The World Tour” With Cassadee Pope & RaeLynn

:Maren Morris announced she will hit the road in March for her headlining Girl The World Tour, which takes its name from Maren’s new single, “Girl.” Kicking off on March 9 in Chicago, the 40-plus-date tour will make additional stops in Nashville, Denver, L.A., Atlanta and more. The tour also makes multiple stops in Europe…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini Says She Is Stoked to Learn From “Real, Authentic, Successful” Kelly Clarkson on “Meaning of Life Tour”

Kelsea Ballerini Says She Is Stoked to Learn From “Real, Authentic, Successful” Kelly Clarkson on “Meaning of Life Tour”

Kelly Clarkson will hit the road for her 28-date Meaning of Life Tour on Jan. 24—and the original American Idol will be bringing along Kelsea Ballerini for 19 dates. Kelsea will serve as Kelly’s support during stops in Oakland, Salt Lake City, Detroit, Chicago, Nashville and more. For Kelsea, who headlined The Unapologetically Tour in…MORE

Kane Brown Named “2019 Breakthrough Artist” by Music Biz

Kane Brown Named “2019 Breakthrough Artist” by Music Biz

Kane Brown will follow in the successful footsteps of past winners Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt and Maren Morris as the recipient of the Music Biz 2019 Breakthrough Artist Award. Kane will be honored with the award alongside fellow 2019 Breakthrough Artist Bebe Rexha during the Music Biz 2019 Conference’s Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner…MORE

Alan Jackson Is Giving Fans the Chance to Vote for His Tour Openers

Alan Jackson Is Giving Fans the Chance to Vote for His Tour Openers

Alan Jackson will hit the road for a number of weekend shows in 2019 . . . and he’s bringing special guests Randy Houser and William Michael Morgan along for the ride. Alan also needs your help selecting his openers from a list of artists who regularly play at his Nashville honky-tonk, AJ’s Good Time Bar.…MORE

Keith Urban “Agrees” to Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

Keith Urban “Agrees” to Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

In honor of Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday on April 14, a number of artists will take part in her All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 1. The concert will feature performances by Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,…MORE

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