Brantley Gilbert’s story of love at first sight with Lindsay Ell: “She’s not just a pretty face”

Brantley Gilbert‘s latest hit, “What Happens in a Small Town,” is based on his life with his wife Amber, and how they came back together to get married and have a family after breaking up. The Georgia native reveals it was also a case of love at first sight with his duet partner, Lindsey Ell — mainly for his brother-in-law. “She’s awesome!” Brantley responds when asked about the Canadian guitar slinger. “We’d bumped into each other, but the first time […]

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Toes in the water: Zac Brown Band plans a Vegas pool party the night of the ACM’s

Zac Brown Band will be playing a party at the pool the night of the ACMs in Las Vegas. After the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Arena on Sunday, April 7, ZBB will kick off the KAOS Pool Concert Series at the Palms. The music gets underway at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for the unofficial post-ACM show. It’ll take place in the new KAOS Dayclub and Nightclub, which is […]

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Dustin Lynch dominates with his new track, “Ridin’ Roads”

Lots of people are downloading Dustin Lynch’s new song, “Ridin’ Roads.” This week, the title track of his new three-song EP debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Country Digital Song Sales chart, having sold 16,000 downloads. Though it’s Dustin’s sixth top ten on this particular chart, it’s his first #1. Last week’s chart-topper, Thomas Rhett’s new “Look What God Gave Her,” slips to #4. Meanwhile, Luke Combs’ “Beautiful Crazy” hangs on at #1 on the Country Streaming Songs, Hot Country […]

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Brooks & Dunn are bound for the Hall of Fame: “We made a big ole mess out there for 20 years”

Monday, the world learned something Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have known for several weeks: Brooks & Dunn will be this year’s Modern Era inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame. “It was just a couple weeks ago,” Ronnie recalls. “And they said, ‘Don’t tell anybody.'” “The first thing I did was get in the car, and go tell everybody I knew,” he admits. “Luckily, it didn’t leak out.” Ironically, Kix and Ronnie weren’t on board in the beginning when […]

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“My Girl” or my boy: Dylan Scott prepares to welcome baby #2

Dylan Scott and his wife Blair are expecting their second child in the fall. The new little one will join big brother Beckett, who celebrated his first birthday in December. “Secret is out! Baby number 2 coming September 2019!” Dylan announced on his socials, along with a photo of the whole family, dressed in black, holding gold balloons spelling out the word “baby.” The “Hooked” hitmaker says he and Blair decided that since they’re used to changing diapers and middle-of-the-night […]

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Tim McGraw to play free Nashville show during NFL Draft

Tim McGraw will do a free outdoor concert in Nashville next month as the NFL Draft comes to Music City. Gospel legend CeCe Winans will kick off the festivities on Thursday, April 25 by singing the national anthem. Tim’s concert will follow on Friday on the Draft Main Stage at First and Broadway downtown — where the player selections will also take place. The “Thought About You” hitmaker’s not just showing up to sing, though: He’s also on […]

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With six ACM nods, Chris Stapleton already feels like a “Millionaire” ahead of the April awards in Vegas

With “Millionaire” currently at number two on the chart, Chris Stapleton may very well be on track to have his second chart-topping single in a row. His previous number one, “Broken Halos,” won both Single and Song of the Year at the CMA Awards back in November. The Kentucky native could add six more trophies to his collection at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas next month. Even so, Chris says his outlook is […]

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“21st Century Honky Tonk American Band” Midland reveals their new single, “Mr. Lonely,” is coming soon

Midland debuted their new single “Mr. Lonely” during a performance this week at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, according to Billboard. Mark Wystrach expects the follow-up to their #2 hit, “Burn Out,” will be out “in a couple of weeks,” ahead of the release of their sophomore album, which will likely arrive in late summer. He goes on to say the record is “not a huge departure” from their 2017 debut, On the Rocks, but his […]

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Listen now: LOCASH grabs some “Beers to Catch Up On” before Brothers comes out

LOCASH is grabbing some “Beers to Catch Up On” as the duo prepares for the release of their long-awaited new album, Brothers. “Beers” is the latest preview track from the record, following the cuts “It’s Only Midnight,” and “Kissing a Girl,” which are out now. The album comes out Friday, March 29, the same day Preston Brust and Chris Lucas are set to perform their latest hit, “Feels Like a Party,” on Good Morning America. You can watch for the pair starting at 7 […]

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Chris Young revisits retro radio in “Raised on Country” video, coming Friday

The video for Chris Young’s latest hit, “Raised on Country,” is set to arrive on Friday. A brief clip Chris shared on social media shows a truck driving by a radio tower, and Chris giving a knowing nod to two other men as he walks by, along with various shots of a vintage radio station. A behind-the-scenes video reveals it’s Chris driving the truck; it also shows him performing the song inside the station’s studio, behind an old-fashioned microphone. Keep […]

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