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COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

Eric Church on His Intermission Anxiety

Friday, May 26, 2017 11:36am

When Eric Church announced that he’d be playing for about three and a half hours on his new tour, and that there’d be an intermission, I wasn’t so sure it would work. And Church wasn’t either. He told Nashville Scene that when he finally got to the point in his career when he had enough... Read more »

Thomas Rhett Shares Plans for Mushy Album

Friday, May 26, 2017 10:30am

Thomas Rhett is not going to make an all-Willa album. But he did recently admit that the last 20 song titles he came up with were all about his 18-month-old daughter. “I feel like the whole next record is going to be a pretty mushy one about my kids,” Rhett told told Lousiana’s Advocate (He... Read more »

Lady Antebellum Packs Horns for New Tour

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:55am

With every new tour, Lady Antebellum‘s Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott look forward to rearranging some of their biggest hits for their loyal fans. So on their all-new You Look Good Tour, launching Friday (May 26) in Bakersfield, California, their catalogue will get a fresh twist with the addition of a live horn... Read more »

Granger Smith on Luke Bryan’s Invitation

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:09am

After a very thorough tour of the summer fair and fest circuit, Granger Smith will be joining Luke Bryan‘s tour in the middle of September. So I wondered what it would be like for Smith to go from playing his own shows — packed with his own very loyal fans — to opening Bryan’s shows.... Read more »

Onesie-Clad Throng Celebrates Lauren Alaina’s Firs...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:05pm

Dozens of guests at Lauren Alaina’s first No. 1 party strutted around in the garishly colorful “onesies” provided them Wednesday afternoon (May 24) as they entered the doors at Nashville’s Sutler nightclub. The party was thrown by ASCAP and BMI, the performance rights organizations, to celebrate the chart-topping success of “Road Less Traveled,” which Alaina... Read more »

#TBT to the Carrie Underwood Dozen

Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:33pm

Twelve years ago, on the 25th day of May, Carrie Underwood won American Idol. Almost overnight, she went from reality show champ to a bona fide country music superstar. I remember the day her debut album Some Hearts came out like it was yesterday and wanting nothing more than to drive somewhere so I could... Read more »

RaeLynn Sells Out Nashville Headlining Debut

Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:26pm

There’s nothing quite like watching grown men singing at the top of their lungs to RaeLynn live. That happened throughout her sold-out headlining debut at Mercy Lounge when she brought her RaVe tour to Nashville on Wednesday (March 24). Everywhere there were guys who weren’t with significant others there to watch her light up the... Read more »

HEADLINE NEWS

Scrutiny of Jared Kushner's Russia contacts brings the probe to Trump's inner circle

Friday, May 26, 2017 12:57pm

The president's son-in-law is a White House senior adviser.

FBI probing attempted hack of Trump Organization, officials say

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:40am

Trump’s sons were summoned to an emergency meeting with FBI, CIA officials.

Kushner's contacts with Russia a focus in FBI's investigation

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:32am

The president's son-in-law met with the Russian ambassador in December.

Chinese jets come within several hundred feet of US plane over South China Sea

Friday, May 26, 2017 12:21pm

US officials called the encounter “unsafe and unprofessional.”

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

Friday, May 26, 2017 12:36pm

One of President Donald Trump's senior advisers apparently does not share Trump's affinity for coal

Gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians, leaving at least 26 dead

Friday, May 26, 2017 11:56am

Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, including many children, in Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people.