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Brantley Gilbert & Wife Amber Expecting Second Child

Brantley Gilbert & Wife Amber Expecting Second Child

Brantley Gilbert and wife Amber announced via Instagram that they are expecting their second child—a girl—in September. Amber shared a photo on the family on Instagram with the caption: “Surprise! Finally, I can share a big secret 🙌🏻 Barrett will be a big brother to a baby sister in September 🎀 it’s been so hard…MORE

ACM Awards to Feature Collaborations: George Strait & Miranda Lambert; Eric Church & Ashley McBryde; FGL & Jason Aldean + More

ACM Awards to Feature Collaborations: George Strait & Miranda Lambert; Eric Church & Ashley McBryde; FGL & Jason Aldean + More

The ACM Awards on April 7 will once again feature a number of collaborations. This year’s “ACM Flashback” segment, which teams current artists with past favorites, will feature Brooks & Dunn performing with Luke Combs, and George Strait performing with Miranda Lambert. In addition, Miranda, the most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history with 32 wins,…MORE

Luke Combs Goes Where No Artist Has Gone Before as “Crazy” Streak Continues

Luke Combs Goes Where No Artist Has Gone Before as “Crazy” Streak Continues

For the second time this month, Luke Combs is simultaneously topping all five of Billboard’s country charts (Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, Country Streaming Songs, Country Digital Song Sales and Top Country Albums). Luke’s “Beautiful Crazy” is No. 1 on four charts, while his album, This One’s for You, is No. 1 on the Top…MORE

Hunter Hayes Drops New Single & Will Hit the Road for “Closer to You” Tour

Hunter Hayes Drops New Single & Will Hit the Road for “Closer to You” Tour

Hunter Hayes shipped a new single, “Heartbreak,” to country radio on March 25. “Heartbreak” marks Hunter’s first single since 2016’s “Yesterday’s Song.” The new tune is the lead single from Hunter’s upcoming third studio album, which is expected later this year. “It’s a song about freedom,” says Hunter. “It’s a song about true honest happiness…MORE

Blake Shelton Teases New Single, “God’s Country” [Listen]

Blake Shelton Teases New Single, “God’s Country” [Listen]

Blake Shelton will release a new single, “God’s Country,” on March 29. The new tune will be the first sample of music from Blake’s upcoming 12th studio album. Penned by Michael Hardy, Jordan Schmidt and Devin Dawson, “God’s Country” follows Blake’s previous Top 10 single, “Turnin’ Me On,” which was featured on his 2017 album,…MORE

Maddie & Tae to Release New 5-Song EP on April 26

Maddie & Tae to Release New 5-Song EP on April 26

Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye of Maddie & Tae will release a new EP, One Heart to Another, on April 26. The five-song offering features lead single, “Friends Don’t,” which was released in 2018 and peaked at No. 33 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Maddie & Tae co-penned four of the five tracks on the…MORE

Morgan Evans Announces Six-Date European Tour

Morgan Evans Announces Six-Date European Tour

Australia native Morgan Evans will spend some time in Europe this summer. Morgan will headline five dates in Ireland, Scotland, England and Germany, as well as a festival appearance in Lutterworth, U.K. Tickets will be available on March 29. Morgan Evans World Tour Sept. 3 – Dublin, Ireland – Green Room at The Academy Sept.…MORE