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  • Darius Rucker Speaks Out After Friend Tiger Woods’ Accident
    by Jessica Nicholson on February 26, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    Darius Rucker recently offered his thoughts about his longtime friend, golf legend Tiger Woods, following Woods’ accident earlier this week. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, golf legend Woods suffered significant leg injuries and underwent surgery following a rollover crash outside of Los Angeles. Woods is awake and responsive and was later transferred to Cedars-Sinai. Rucker, 54,… Read more »

  • Mickey Guyton Releases Captivating Cover of Beyoncé’s “If I Were a Boy”
    by Marcus K. Dowling on February 26, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    Continuing with a theme of releasing captivating torch songs, Mickey Guyton has covered Beyoncé’s 2008 single “If I Were a Boy” as a part of an Amazon Music Black History Month campaign. This release follows her groundbreaking award nominations for Best Country Solo Performance for the Grammy Awards, plus her recent Academy of Country Music… Read more »

  • Eric Church Reveals “Never Break Heart” From Forthcoming Album ‘Heart & Soul’
    by Marcus K. Dowling on February 26, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Soulful musicianship and earnest songwriting highlight “Never Break Heart,” the latest single revealed from Eric Church’s Heart & Soul, his seventh studio album releasing this April over three days between April 16-23. Heart & Soul will be a 24-track, triple album highlighting the work he undertook during a month-long, marathon songwriting and recording session in… Read more »

  • PREMIERE: Elle King and Miranda Lambert’s Duet “Drunk” Is an “All-In” Party of an Event
    by Marcus K. Dowling on February 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Embedded from Elle King’s cackle cracks loudly over a Thursday afternoon Zoom chat while discussing her now-released video for her new single “Drunk.” She describes shooting the video for her pop-rocking, ’80s homage, superstar country collaboration with Miranda Lambert as “the only real work thing that I’ve done in over a year!” However, that’s… Read more »

  • Jimmie Allen, Kane Brown, Mickey Guyton, John Legend Make History With ACM Nominations
    by Jessica Nicholson on February 26, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    When the nominations for the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were revealed earlier today (Feb. 26), history was made when four black country artists were nominated for awards in a single year. Kane Brown has nods for Album of the Year for his EP Mixtape Vol. 1, and Video of the Year, for… Read more »

  • Maren Morris Is “Still Chasing Down” the Sound of Sheryl Crow’s 90s Hits
    by Marcus K. Dowling on February 26, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Hit-making country star Maren Morris’ acclaim exists as a blend of numerous factors. Not being adequately discussed until recently is her adoration of the sounds of ’90s pop/rock icon Sheryl Crow. In a recent Rolling Stone interview, “The Bones” vocalist gushed in adoration of the “All I Wanna Do” song maker. Early in her musical… Read more »

  • Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton Lead 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees
    by Jessica Nicholson on February 26, 2021 at 1:53 pm

    The Academy of Country Music announced the nominees for the 56th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Friday morning (Feb. 26), with Kelsea Ballerini and Brothers Osborne appearing on CBS This Morning. The country stars revealed finalists for categories including Entertainer of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year,… Read more »

  • Carrie Underwood Shares the Reason Behind Including “Softly and Tenderly” on Her Upcoming Album
    by Jessica Nicholson on February 25, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    On March 26, Carrie Underwood will release My Savior, a collection of gospel hymns she grew up singing in church. Many of the songs are uplifting and hopeful, but she says one song, “Softly and Tenderly,” is particularly meaningful. In a behind-the-scenes video, Underwood recounted performing the song during the “In Memoriam” segment of the… Read more »

  • Kane Brown Launches Verse 2, His Own Publishing Company
    by Marcus K. Dowling on February 25, 2021 at 7:26 pm

    Not content to rest on his laurels of starting his own label, 1021 Entertainment, Kane Brown has also launched Verse 2 — his own publishing company, as a joint venture with Sony Music Publishing Nashville. This continues Brown’s building of a musical empire of sorts with Sony, as 1021 is also a joint venture with… Read more »

  • Luke Bryan Gets “Emotional” When He Thinks About Getting Back on the Road
    by Marcus K. Dowling on February 25, 2021 at 6:51 pm

    Luke Bryan’s in the midst of a push for Born Here Live Here Die Here, his gold-selling seventh studio album that has yielded two top-five singles, “One Margarita” and “Down To One.” The star can also currently be seen as a judge on the current season of American Idol. However, during an artist Q&A at… Read more »