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Chase Rice on Being Thrown Under the Bus on Upcoming “The Bachelor” Appearance: “I Have Zero Desire to Be Part of Some BS Reality TV Drama”

Chase Rice on Being Thrown Under the Bus on Upcoming “The Bachelor” Appearance: “I Have Zero Desire to Be Part of Some BS Reality TV Drama”

Chase Rice is prepping the release of his new seven-song project, The Album Part 1. He’s also prepping for an upcoming appearance on ABC’s The Bachelor on Jan. 27. Cue the dramatic music. Apparently, one of the show’s contestants, Victoria F., previously dated Chase. During the upcoming episode, bachelor Peter surprises Victoria F. by taking…MORE

Dierks Bentley’s Hot Country Knights Release First Single, “Pick Her Up,” Featuring Travis Tritt [Listen]

Dierks Bentley’s Hot Country Knights Release First Single, “Pick Her Up,” Featuring Travis Tritt [Listen]

The Hot Country Knights—a band fronted by an incognito Dierks Bentley—announced their first single, “Pick Her Up,” which features Travis Tritt. Penned by Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers and Dierks Bentley, “Pick Her Up” will impact country radio on Feb. 3. In January, the band signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group Nashville, which is…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini to Release Third Album, “Kelsea,” on March 20

Kelsea Ballerini to Release Third Album, “Kelsea,” on March 20

Kelsea Ballerini revealed that she will release her third studio album, Kelsea, on March 20. Kelsea shared the news via a secret pop-up show on Jan. 22, before posting on social media: “my third album, kelsea, will be released march 20th and will be available for preorder/presave this friday,” she said via Instagram. The album’s…MORE

CMA Honors Alan Jackson With the “Joe Talbot Award”

CMA Honors Alan Jackson With the “Joe Talbot Award”

The Country Music Association presented Alan Jackson with the Joe Talbot Award during his Opry at the Ryman performance on Jan. 17. The Joe Talbot Award recognizes “outstanding leadership and contributions to the preservation and advancement of country music’s values and traditions.” Alan is the fourth artist to receive the award, following Merle Haggard (2016,…MORE

Luke Combs Will Be the Musical Guest on “Saturday Night Live” on Feb. 1

Luke Combs Will Be the Musical Guest on “Saturday Night Live” on Feb. 1

Luke Combs will be the musical guest on an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. Luke will take the stage on Feb. 1, as NFL player JJ Watt tackles the hosting duties. In the past five years, a handful of country stars have performed on SNL, including Blake Shelton (January 2015), Zac Brown Band (March…MORE

Listen to Old Dominion’s Poignant New Single, “Some People Do,” Which Was Co-Penned by Thomas Rhett

Listen to Old Dominion’s Poignant New Single, “Some People Do,” Which Was Co-Penned by Thomas Rhett

The guys from Old Dominion—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—will try to score their ninth No. 1 single with the release of “Some People Do.” Penned by Thomas Rhett, Jesse Frasure, Shane McAnally and Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey, “Some People Do,” which is featured on OD’s 2019 self-titled album, will…MORE

Charity Concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium to Feature Dolly Parton, Lonestar, Lee Greenwood, Abby Anderson & More

Charity Concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium to Feature Dolly Parton, Lonestar, Lee Greenwood, Abby Anderson & More

The Gift of Music charity concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Jan. 30 will feature a lineup that includes Dolly Parton, Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Collin Raye, T.G. Sheppard, Drew Baldridge, Abby Anderson, Artimus Pyle Band, Eric Lee Beddingfield, Red Mountain Bluegrass Band, Brad and Maisy Stella, Taylon Hope and Scott Bass. The Gift of Music…MORE

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Dan + Shay Score 7th No. 1 Single With “10,000 Hours” Featuring Justin Bieber

Dan + Shay Score 7th No. 1 Single With “10,000 Hours” Featuring Justin Bieber

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay scored their seventh No. 1 single as “10,000 Hours,” which features Justin Bieber, ascended to the top spot on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Co-penned by Dan, Shay, Justin, Jessie Jo Dillon, Jordan Reynolds and Jason Boyd, “10,000 Hours” features…

Watch Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani’s Tender New Video for “Nobody But You”

Watch Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani’s Tender New Video for “Nobody But You”

Blake Shelton released a tender new video for his duet with Gwen Stefani, “Nobody But You.” Penned by Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Tommy Lee James, “Nobody But You” is one of four new tracks on Blake’s recently released album, Fully Loaded: God’s Country. “I was at The Voice compound and Shane McAnally…

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