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The Country Music Association's CMA SUMMER JAM Airs Thursday, Sept. 2 Photo The Country Music Association's CMA SUMMER JAM Airs Thursday, Sept. 2
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 29, 2021

Filmed amidst the skyline of downtown, the three-hour, artist-curated primetime special will feature individual performances and collaborations from more than 20 of the biggest stars in Country Music....
The Country Music Association Hosts CMA SUMMER JAM! Photo The Country Music Association Hosts CMA SUMMER JAM!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 12, 2021

Artists taking the stage at Ascend Amphitheater on July 27 include Luke Bryan, Mickey Guyton, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, and Carrie Underwood....
Flatland Cavalry's New Album 'Welcome to Countryland' Out Today Photo Flatland Cavalry's New Album 'Welcome to Countryland' Out Today
by TV News Desk - July 02, 2021

Flatland Cavalry is ready to make their mark on the country music landscape, exploring some of life’s most universal themes with their own unique sense of storytelling and musicianship. ...
Laine Hardy to Perform 'Memorize You' on THE BACHELORETTE Photo Laine Hardy to Perform 'Memorize You' on THE BACHELORETTE
by TV News Desk - June 29, 2021

After appearing in the landmark 25th season of “The Bachelor,” Katie Thurston emerged as a leading voice, who repeatedly stood up against bullying and negativity in the house; and women all over America applauded her for speaking up for what she believes....
Flatland Cavalry's 'A Cowboy Knows How' Debuts Today Photo Flatland Cavalry's 'A Cowboy Knows How' Debuts Today
by TV News Desk - June 25, 2021

Ahead of the release, the band has shared four additional album tracks: “Life Without You” featuring Kaitlin Butts, “No Ace In The Hole,” “Gettin’ By” and “Some Things Never Change.”...
Brent Cobb & Nikki Lane Confirm Co-Headline 'Soapbox Derby Tour' Photo Brent Cobb & Nikki Lane Confirm Co-Headline 'Soapbox Derby Tour'
by TV News Desk - June 14, 2021

See below for complete tour itinerary. ...
Luke Combs Achieves Eleventh-Consecutive #1 Single With 'Forever After All' Photo Luke Combs Achieves Eleventh-Consecutive #1 Single With 'Forever After All'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 01, 2021

The song, which also tops Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and Country Streaming Songs charts this week, debuted at #2 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart this past November—the highest entrance ever for a male country solo artist. ...
Special Guests Scheduled to Appear at the 2021 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Announced Photo Special Guests Scheduled to Appear at the 2021 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Announced
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

The iHeartRadio Music Awards will celebrate the most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2020, while also offering a preview of the upcoming hits of 2021....
Willie Nelson, Family & Friends Back on the Road Again With Outlaw Music Festival Tou Photo Willie Nelson, Family & Friends Back on the Road Again With Outlaw Music Festival Tour
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 24, 2021

Tickets for the general public go on sale Thursday, May 27, at 10 AM (local for each venue). VIP packages including great seats and exclusive festival merchandise will be available....
Usher to Host & Perform During the 2021 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS Photo Usher to Host & Perform During the 2021 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 11, 2021

The event will air LIVE from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Thursday, May 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The event also will be heard on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio app....
Range Media Partners Announce Hiring of Music Executives Cameron Lutz, Leah Bublis & Photo Range Media Partners Announce Hiring of Music Executives Cameron Lutz, Leah Bublis & Tania Cruz
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 06, 2021

Cameron Lutz joins Range Media Partners Music division as the SVP of Strategic Marketing and Content Innovation after spending the last 5 years as a strategic partner and manager at Facebook and Instagram....
AMERICAN IDOL Winner Laine Hardy Named Official Ambassador of Louisiana Photo AMERICAN IDOL Winner Laine Hardy Named Official Ambassador of Louisiana
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 06, 2021

Catch Laine in Lake Charles, LA next month as he hits the water and the stage, for Hook & Barrel’s Salty Catch Trout Shoutout, benefitting disaster relief in Louisiana. ...
2021 Billboard Music Awards Finalists Revealed Photo 2021 Billboard Music Awards Finalists Revealed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 29, 2021

dick clark productions and NBC today announced the finalists for the “2021 Billboard Music Awards”, which honor the year’s most successful artists in 51 categories across all genres of music. The BBMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p...
Hailey Whitters Releases Acoustic 'CMT Campfire Sessions' Performance Photo Hailey Whitters Releases Acoustic 'CMT Campfire Sessions' Performance
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 22, 2021

The stripped-down acoustic performance features guitarist Ethan Burks and guest appearances from Brent Cobb who duets on “Glad To Be Here” and Jordan Davis who duets on 'The Ride.' ...
Juna N Joey Release New Music Video for 'Something Good To Miss' Photo Juna N Joey Release New Music Video for 'Something Good To Miss'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 19, 2021

“Something Good To Miss” is the lead single off the duo’s self-titled EP, which will be released in early June....
Winners Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Photo Winners Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 19, 2021

This year’s 56th ACM Awards featured an all-star lineup of collaborations and memorable performances featuring 25 performances, 31 artists, and 31 hit songs.  ...
Charlie Worsham Returns With 'Fist Through This Town' Photo Charlie Worsham Returns With 'Fist Through This Town'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 16, 2021

Produced by Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Miranda Lambert) and written by Worsham, Jeremy Spillman and Travis Meadows, “Fist Through This Town” expresses the anger, struggle, frustration and, ultimately, the love that Worsham has experienced throughout his career as an artist. ...
ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Air April 18th Photo ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Air April 18th
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 13, 2021

The unforgettable evening showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in Country Music will take place from three iconic Country Music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe, as well as performances at legendary locations across the city....
iHeartMedia and FOX Announce Nominees for the 2021 'iHeartRadio Music Awards' Photo iHeartMedia and FOX Announce Nominees for the 2021 'iHeartRadio Music Awards'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 07, 2021

The show will feature award presentations in multiple categories, live performances from the biggest artists in music, surprise stage moments and will tell the stories of the winning artists’ road to #1. ...
Full Lineup Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Photo Full Lineup Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 05, 2021

Over 25 artists will perform more than 30 songs from three iconic Country Music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House,Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe....
AMERICAN IDOL Winner Laine Hardy Makes Inaugural Trip Overseas To Entertain U.S. Serv Photo AMERICAN IDOL Winner Laine Hardy Makes Inaugural Trip Overseas To Entertain U.S. Service Members
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 09, 2021

Rising country star and ABC’s American Idol winner Laine Hardy just returned from his inaugural trip overseas to entertain U.S. service members. ...
Luke Combs & Billy Strings Join Forces on 'The Great Divide' Photo Luke Combs & Billy Strings Join Forces on 'The Great Divide'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 01, 2021

Written by Combs, Strings and Wyatt Durrette, the song was produced, recorded and mixed by Chip Matthews earlier this month in Nashville, TN. In addition to Combs and Strings, the song features Charlie Worsham (acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo), Royal Masat (bass) and Eric Darken (percussion)....
Laine Hardy's Smokey 'Swingin'' Honors Country Great John Anderson Photo Laine Hardy's Smokey 'Swingin'' Honors Country Great John Anderson
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 08, 2021

Laine Hardy had no trouble finding the swampy shuffle that drives “Swingin’,” John Anderson’s hit song from 1983....
SiriusXM Names Drew Parker 'Future Five for 2021' Photo SiriusXM Names Drew Parker 'Future Five for 2021'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 17, 2020

The music discovery and curation team at SiriusXM announced today, in their press release, its “Future Five” artists for 2021 and rising independent singer/songwriter Drew Parker represents The Highway’s country pick this year....
SixForty1 Release New Single 'You Still Keep Me Up' Photo SixForty1 Release New Single 'You Still Keep Me Up'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 13, 2020

Pop-country duo, SixForty1 have been treating fans to new music all year long. Today they unveil “You Still Keep Me Up” (Feat. Morgan Johnston). ...