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Linkin Park Recruit Pusha T and Stormzy For New Track

Linkin Park have recruited Pusha T and Stormzy as guests on their forthcoming single "Good Goodbye" and they revealed the lyrics to the track with the website Genius.

The song is one of the tracks that will appear on the band's forthcoming album "One More Light", which is set to hit stores on May 19th and apart from sharing the lyrics, Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington also spoke to Genius a little bit about the inspiration for the song.

Shinoda said, "I'm a basketball fan. When I was writing this song, I wanted to capture that moment at the game when someone fouls out, and the cheerleaders sing and kick out the ejected player."¯

Bennington went on to explain Pusha T's lines in the song apply to both getting kicked out of a game and "getting out of a bad relationship." The rapper's lyrics include "Goodbye, good riddance, period is after every sentence. Did my time with my cellmate, maxed out so now we finished, every day was like a hail date, every night was like a hailstorm, took her back to my tinted windows, showin' out, she in rare form." Check out the full lyrics here.

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Britney Spears Announces Final Piece Of Me Shows

Britney Spears has announced the final dates for her Piece of Me residency in Las Vegas but that does not necessarily mean that the pop star will be ending her run of performances in Sin City.

The final run of Britney: Piece of Me shows at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood will include 18 performances that will begin on September 3rd and conclude on New Year's Eve.

Spears had this to say, "As I prepare to say goodbye to Piece of Me, I had no idea how magical this experience would be. Having my fans from around the world come see my show has been amazing. I love Las Vegas and will miss performing this show." Read more here.

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Kenny Chesney Announce Final Concerts Of 2017

Country music superstar Kenny Chesney is used to selling out stadiums but he will be giving lucky fans in a handful of cities the chance to see him in more intimate venue setting.

Chesney has announced the new run of summer concerts, which are billed as his final shows of 2017, and are in addition to his previously announced music festival appearances.

The new shows will be kicking off with two Alabama shows, the first at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on August 4th, followed by The Wharf Amphitheatre in Orange Beach the next night. He will cap the run off with a two night stand at the Mohegan in Uncasville, Conn. on Aug. 10 and 11. Read more here.

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Mariah Carey Releasing New Album This Year Via Epic Deal

Mariah Carey has revealed that she is working on her next studio album, which she expects to release later this year under a new partnership she just made with Butterfly MC Records and Epic Records.

Carey had this to say, "I am putting my heart and soul into making more new music. I am so thrilled for this next chapter and to continue working with, and for, everyone that I love."

Epic's LA Reid added, "To continue working with Mariah Carey at Epic has been another rewarding chapter of my career. Mariah's incomparable talents as a singer, with her vocal range that is nothing short of legendary, are matched by her brilliance as a songwriter, producer, and performer par excellence." Read more here.

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Darius Rucker Announces 2017 Darius and Friends Benefit Concert

Darius Rucker has announced the plans for his Darius and Friends benefit concert which will be taking place for the first time at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The annual event, which benefits the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is scheduled for June 5th, ahead of this year's CMA Music Festival week and in the past has raised over $800,000 for the beloved children's hospital.

Rucker had this to say, "This concert is a real highlight for me every year. And I couldn't do it without the support of my friends who turn out to perform, tell stories and make this a memorable night for the fans, who are here from around the world." here.

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Lauren Alaina Earns Her First No. 1 Single With 'Road Less Traveled'

Lauren Alaina has scored her very first No. 1 single after her track "Road Less Traveled" claimed the top spot on the Billboard and MediaBase country airplay charts.

The country star shared her excitement about the achievement with these comments, "I cannot believe I have the number one song in the country. I have dreamed of this day my entire life.

"The five singles, the ups and downs, the tears, the smiles, and the six years of hard work have made this moment so much sweeter. I am so thankful to everyone who helped me get to this point. Regardless of my future, I get to live the rest of my life saying I have written a number one song. Life made." Check out her official "Road Less Traveled" playlist here.

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Tanya Tucker Returning To The Road This Month

Country music legend Tanya Tucker wrapped up her special North American 15 Shows in 21 Days tour but she has now revealed that she will follow it with an additional run of shows.

The ambitious tour of shows in the U.S. and Canada last month was a major success with Tucker playing for 11,000 fans with an average ticket price of just $52.00.

After resting up a few weeks, Tucker will kick off her next live dates with a special headline set for the Opry Country Classics at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on April 20th.

She will then hit the road for a series of dates that begin the next night at the Paramount Theater at Bristol, Tenn. She's announced dates that run until September 23rd at 5D Steakhouse in Yorktown, Texas, and still has additional dates to add to her 2017 live plans. See the dates here.

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Chet Porter Gives D.R.A.M.'s Broccoli A Makeover

Chet Porter has given D.R.A.M.'s megahit "Broccoli" featuring Lil Yachty a major makeover with just released remix of the multi-platinum track, which can be streamed online.

The remix is the follow up to his own chart topping track "Stay" and Porter had this to say about his reworking of the single, "Anyone who's come to see me live in the last 6 ths has heard me play it out. I actually did this remix a really long time ago, I think like September? The original is just such a hit.

"D.R.A.M. has this amazing, charming voice and Lil Yachty is so goofy and fun. I love them both - they're a perfect combo. It's like the happiest song ever, but then it has the hardest 808 I've ever heard. I just felt like I had to put my own spin on it and luckily they were down." Listen to the remix here.

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Ray Scott Announces New Album 'Guitar For Sale'

Ray Scott has announced that he will be releasing his brand new studio album, entitled "Guitar For Sale" on June 9th and will be making a special appearance on Nashville Today on April 20th.

The local television show airs on the Nashville NBC affiliate WSMV. He had the following to say about his forthcoming sixth album, "When I went into the studio with my end, and new producer, Michael Hughes, my goal was to do something a little different, something live tracked that's not so polished, maybe even rough in spots, with the hope we'd come out with a product that had elements reminiscent of the way music first hit my ears when I was a young'un.

"It wasn't my intent to worry about what the rest of Nashville was doing… 'course it never has been. I'm proud to say I think we accomplished that. My first single, 'Livin' This Way' is based on a classic country music theme - pain. In keeping with my habit of honesty in songwriting, I thought it was a good way introduce this new project." Read more here.

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