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Tanya Tucker, Marcus King & More Join MerleFest 2023 Lineup

Tanya Tucker, Marcus King & More Join MerleFest 2023 Lineup

Tanya Tucker, Marcus King and more have been added to the star-studded lineup of MerleFest 2023. MerleFest features headliners like The Avett Brothers and Maren Morris. The festival is set to take place on April 27-30, 2023, on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. MerleFest will also feature performances from Little…read more »

LeAnn Rimes Reschedules Shows Due To ‘Bleed’ On Vocal Cord

LeAnn Rimes Reschedules Shows Due To ‘Bleed’ On Vocal Cord

LeAnn Rimes has rescheduled two of her shows this weekend due to a “bleed” on her vocal cord. In a message posted on Instagram, Rimes explained how her vocal injury developed. “While sick with the flu, my doctor discovered a bleed on my vocal cord, caused by the violent cough that came along with being…read more »

Taylor Swift, Lizzo & BTS Among Winners At 2022 People’s Choice Awards

Taylor Swift, Lizzo & BTS Among Winners At 2022 People’s Choice Awards

Taylor Swift, BTS and Lizzo were among the top winners at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards. Swift tops the laureates, having won three awards – the female artist of 2022, the music video of 2022 for “Anti-Hero” and the album of 2022 for Midnights. Lizzo, who was earlier announced as the winner of the People’s…read more »

Parker McCollum Shares New Single ‘Stoned’

Parker McCollum Shares New Single ‘Stoned’

Country star Parker McCollum recently released “Stoned,” a new single from his upcoming album. McCollum co-wrote “Stoned” with Brett James and Mark Holman. The track explores the universal experience of loneliness and misunderstanding and the routes we take to curb those emotions. “I was going to save this song to be released with the album…read more »

Taylor Swift, Def Leppard’s Rick Allen & More Donate Items To Charity Auction

Taylor Swift, Def Leppard’s Rick Allen & More Donate Items To Charity Auction

Taylor Swift, Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen and many other musicians have donated items for a charity auction. Raven Drum Foundation’s second annual 12 Drummers Drumming auction is running through December 12. The auction will feature items from several artists to raise funds for veterans and first responders who are dealing with PTSD, trauma and…read more »

Brett Young Shares New Version Of ‘You Ain’t Here To Kiss Me’

Brett Young Shares New Version Of ‘You Ain’t Here To Kiss Me’

Brett Young recently released a new version of his 2017 hit song “You Ain’t Here To Kiss Me” via BMLG records. Announcing the 2022 version, Young said, “The song is a true story about a situation my now wife and I had many years back – it just describes the feeling of missing someone and…read more »

Kane Brown, Wife Katelyn Perform ‘Thank God’ Live For The First Time

Kane Brown, Wife Katelyn Perform ‘Thank God’ Live For The First Time

Kane Brown and his wife Katelyn performed “Thank God” live onstage for the first time during a concert in Ottawa, Canada, last Thursday (December 1). Sharing the performance on social media, Brown wrote, “My baby’s first time on stage singing our song together . she killed it of course and I’m so proud of you!!!!…read more »

Dolly Parton Announces Arrival On TikTok

Dolly Parton Announces Arrival On TikTok

Iconic country singer Dolly Parton has officially joined social media platform TikTok. The “Jolene” singer’s account posted its first video on Sunday night, December 4. The video featured a compilation of clips of the singer, with the words “Hey TikTok! It’s Dolly.” “I have arrived!” the video caption reads. Further, Parton posted 5 other clips,…read more »

Chris Janson Announces Heavy & Western Tour

Chris Janson Announces Heavy & Western Tour

Chris Janson has announced his Heavy & Western Tour, featuring Tim Montana and Shane Profitt as special guests. The extensive tour, which kicks off on December 17 with an appearance at Jingle Fest in Saint Charles, Missouri, stretches into summer 2023. Additional dates will be announced later. Ticket sale details are available at Janson’s official…read more »