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On Friday night, GRAMMY Best New Artist nominees Noah Kahan and Jelly Roll finally made their long-anticipated performance debut together. The multi-platinum selling artists performed "Stick Season" during the encore at Kahan's first of two sold-out nights at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Fans have been clamoring for the two artists to perform together ever since they first met at the 2024 GRAMMY Awards earlier this year.

The "We'll All Be Here Forever Tour" tour will see Noah perform at iconic venues throughout the summer, including two nights at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl, New York's Madison Square Garden, and Boston's Fenway Park. (continue)


NEWSMAX is celebrating Memorial Day weekend with the one-hour music special 'Lee Greenwood: God Bless The U.S.A.' that premiered on Saturday and will re-air on Sunday, May 26 at 9 PM (ET) and Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 4 PM (ET).

Music performances will include Big & Rich, Gavin DeGraw, Home Free, Scott Stapp (of Creed), Tracy Lawrence, The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, Larry Gatlin w/ Debby Boone, Ty Herndon w/ Janie Fricke, and, of course, a finale performance of Lee Greenwood singing "God Bless The U.S.A." with a cast of artists that included Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Michael Ray, John Conlee, Deana Martin, Sam Moore, T. Graham Brown, John Berry, Neal McCoy, Billy Dean, and Rodney Atkins, among others. (continue)


T. Graham Brown, recently announced his brand new studio album titled 'From Memphis to Muscle Shoals.' Slated to drop on Friday, August 2nd via Warner Music Group-ADA, the album is available for pre-order now and is packed with legendary collaborations, including Bettye LaVette, Sam Moore, Delbert McClinton, Dwight Yoakam, Eddie Floyd, Little Anthony, Randy Houser, Sammy Hagar, Tanya Tucker, Wynonna, and Zach Williams.

As a surprise to fans, Brown has released the second track from the album, "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay," a duet with Randy Houser, featured on Spotify's 'New Music Friday Country' Playlist and Apple Music's 'New In Country' Playlist. (continue)


Eli Winders returns with his poignant new single, "Another Love," available now via Atlantic Records/Bad Realm Records. The track is already proving a fan favorite on the North Carolina-based artist's TikTok with over 5M total views prior to release. "Another Love" releases alongside an official music video.

"I wrote Another Love in early 2022," shared Winders. "It was one of the first songs I wrote that I thought was good enough for people to hear, two years later and it's finally coming out. At the time I wanted to write the saddest song I could and that was what I came up with. It quickly became a fan favorite on social media and I am so excited for everyone to hear the full song." (continue)


Ben Chase is set to release his highly anticipated new single, "Somebody's Summer," on June 7th. The track, destined to be the anthem of the season, was penned by talented songwriters Jimmy Thow, Jamie Floyd, and Graham Mallahny, and produced by the renowned Danick Dupelle.

"Somebody's Summer" is a perfect setup to a whole new era of music for Ben. The single embodies the quintessential summer vibe, capturing the essence of beach days, boat parties, and unforgettable moments under the sun. Fans can look forward to the lyric video release on June 14th, adding a visual experience to the already infectious track. (continue)


Kayley Green is coming onto the scene in a big way with her debut release, "Live Fast Die Pretty," available now. In addition to her first track release, Green has also signed with Sony Music Nashville.

"I've never doubted that I was born to sing, but a record deal was something I was afraid to even dream about," said Green. "It felt unbelievably far out of reach in the bars I played in for so long, so to say that signing with Sony Music Nashville is an actual dream come true is quite the understatement. I am so grateful to be supported by such an incredible team!" (continue)


Lauren Watkins has shared her new single "Settling Things," a soft-spoken portrait of small-town life with straight-to-the point lyricism that showcases "her ability to take a simple enough phrase and load it up with enough poignancy and depth to make you catch your breath" (Holler). The visualizer was filmed at Patsy Cline's 'Dream Home' in Nashville.

"There were a lot of years where I was running away from doing this; but I ended up asking myself what the point of living through something is if I don't share it with people? If I don't share the things I've learned with the gifts I've been given?" Watkins adds. "At the end of the day, all I want is for people to hear this record and feel seen. I think that's all any of us ever really needs." (continue)


Country Artist Kimberly Dawn, affectionately known as our "Coastal Cowgirl." has released her new single, "In Love with Tennessee". Dividing her time between Los Angeles, CA, and Nashville, TN, Kimberly reflects deeply on the inspiration behind this song.

She shares, "The song emerged from the emotional conflict I felt, torn between my longing to be in Nashville and the necessity of maintaining my original home in California. Every departure from Nashville was heartbreaking, even though I missed my family in California. Having roots now in both places, I enjoy the best of both worlds without choosing." (continue)


Country music duo Ryan and Rory have released their new single "Pour Decisions" which was released under their brand new deal with BBR Music Group/BMG Nashville and comes from their forthcoming self-titled debut EP, that will arrive on July 26th.

Ryan Follese is a Nashville native, 2X PLATINUM #1 hit singer-songwriter and American Music Award winner. Rory John Zak, from Raleigh, North Carolina, is a multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter who has played over 300 shows per year since he was 17. The duo today released the buzzy party starter "Pour Decisions." The lively, summer smash is a nod to the universal heartache band-aid. (continue)


Global superstar Dolly Parton, in collaboration with Owepar Entertainment, is thrilled to announce an unprecedented exploration of her rich family heritage with the upcoming release of Dolly Parton & Family: Smoky Mountain DNA - Family, Faith & Fables. A companion four-part docuseries is also in production.

Announced today from Dollywood, the project will be released November 15, 2024. A pre-order will launch June 21st in tandem with the set's first two instant grat tracks and the reveal of the full track list. The project will be available on vinyl and CD and via digital download and streaming. (continue)


Thomas Rhett took the stage on NBC's The Voice on Tuesday, performing his new single "Beautiful As You". He brought audience members to their feet just days after debuting the song with "an electric performance" (American Songwriter) of the danceable hit on the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards stage last week.

With "Beautiful As You" already garnering over five million streams globally since its release less than two weeks ago, critics have also praised the song's "layering starry-eyed, romantic adoration atop a churning, dance-ready groove" (Billboard). The high-energy anthem is filled with quick-hitting lyrics and lush soundscapes, representing the first taste of the superstar's upcoming seventh studio album set for release August 23 via The Valory Music Co. (continue)


While people think of Kenny Chesney and the ocean, don't write off the land-bound boaters. When you have three rivers coming together, and you add the passion of No Shoes Nation, look for pirate flags and boats named "Positive Vibes."

Two weeks ahead of Kenny Chesney's 12th show at Pittsburgh's Acrisure Stadium, the No Shoes Navy has begun sailing in, tying up and dropping anchor for the show that - like several other stadiums this summer - stands to break the eight-time ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year's personal record. (continue)


Atlantic Records has shared "Hell or High Water" by chart-topping Multi-Platinum country sensation Bailey Zimmerman, marking the latest single from the thunderous Twisters: The Album, the star-studded musical companion to the new adrenaline-pumping, big-screen thrill ride, Twisters, from Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Amblin Entertainment.

Twisters, a current-day chapter of the 1996 blockbuster, stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell, Anthony Ramos, and an exciting ensemble cast that includes Brandon Perea, Maura Tierney, Sasha Lane and more. Twisters: The Album arrives in stores and at all online retailers on Friday, July 19th in conjunction with the theatrical release of the film.  (continue)


Providing a timeless soundtrack for an underdog love story, MULTI-PLATINUM star Dustin Lynch releases the Mason Dixon-directed music video for current single "Chevrolet" featuring Jelly Roll.

"It's a storyline that everybody can relate to, especially us kids from small towns," shares Lynch. "There always seems to be some kind of divide in friend groups as kids grow up, and there's inevitably an underdog. I'd like to think everyone pulls for the underdog, and this video shows that." (continue)


Brian James bursts back onto the scene with his brand new single, "Summer Poppin'," released on May 17th via Belle Chasse Records. This high-energy track marks James' first release under the label's exciting new partnership with TLG/Virgin Music Group.

James, a distinguished country music enthusiast heavily influenced by legends like George Jones, Hank Williams, and Merle Haggard, has a rich musical tapestry woven from his diverse experiences. He initially carved his path as a skilled guitarist in the blues and rock realm, even landing a pivotal role as lead guitarist for Uncle Kracker after a fateful encounter with Kid Rock. This journey fueled his evolution into the captivating singer-songwriter he is today, known for his poignant storytelling and soulful performances. (continue)


Dolly Parton announces a new concert project for orchestra, Dolly Parton's Threads: My Songs in Symphony, a full-evening symphonic storytelling experience exploring the "threads" of her life in song. Threads: My Songs in Symphony features Dolly's songs and the stories behind them in an innovative multimedia symphonic experience featuring Dolly on screen, leading audiences in a visual-musical journey of her songs, her life and her stories. Accompanied by guest vocalists and musicians, Threads: My Songs in Symphony, features new and innovative orchestrations of Dolly's hit songs, arranged for orchestra by David Hamilton, woven together into a full-evening multimedia symphonic story-telling experience. (continue)


Showing no signs of slowing down, country powerhouse Nate Smith continues his meteoric rise to superstardom with an amazing week in Dallas, TX last week. Not only was Smith named Billboard's Rookie of the Year for the magazine's country power players issue, but he also received the honor of receiving the award for ACM New Male Artist of the Year and announced as Amazon's Breakthrough artist for 2024. To cap the week off, Smith released a version of his Top 10 single "Bulletproof" with diamond certified international superstar Avril Lavigne. The two performed the track on the ACM's on Thursday night. "Bulletproof" is Smith's latest single and marks his 3rd top 10 at the country format (continue)


On the heels of a packed ACM week that included headlining night two of Country Kickoff at the Star in front of a packed crowd and presenting at the 59th awards ceremony, Triple Tigers recording artist Scotty McCreery debuts atop Billboard's Current Country Album Chart with his fifth studio album Rise & Fall.

In addition, the album ranks No. 6 on Billboard's All-Genre Album Sales Chart. The news follows the new Grand Ole Opry member's sixth No. 1 hit on the Country Aircheck/Mediabase Chart with lead single "Cab in a Solo," and marks the fifth time one of his albums has debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard chart. (continue)


Dylan Schneider readies his 2024 headlining "Bad Decisions" Tour for this fall, bringing his dynamically electric live show across the country, hitting major markets such as Los Angeles, Nashville, Dallas, Chicago, Seattle and more. Bringing along MaRynn Taylor as opener, public on-sale goes live this Friday, May 24 at 10:00 AM local time.

"I'm so excited to announce my 'Bad Decisions' Tour and that MaRynn Taylor will be joining me," says Schneider. "I've been hitting the road harder than ever this year. Starting the year off with Nate Smith, making my Stagecoach debut then going out with Kane Brown, I can't wait to keep it going. I'm working on even more new music, and I can't wait to see what you think!" (continue)


On the heels of her performance last week at ACM's Country Kickoff at the Star, singer/songwriter Annie Bosko announces "Heart Burn" featuring Dwight Yoakam, set for release Friday, May 31.

"Dwight is not only my musical hero but an icon, from his music to his sense of style, and we both share Bakersfield roots," shares Bosko. "I love that he effortlessly crosses genres, blending everything from country, americana, rock and latin influences, and it feels like we were able to capture that in this song." (continue)


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