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Going disc-less?

Going disc-less?

People sure love their vinyl. The Recording Industry of America (RIAA) released its mid-year report yesterday (September 20th) and it revealed some interesting details about how physical platforms for music are declining. While vinyl has had a significant resurgence in the last decade, and reached its highest sales figures last year since the early Nineties,…

Mayochup???

Mayochup???

It had to happen eventually. Ketchup and mayonnaise are joining forces. Heinz announced yesterday that Mayochup, a blend of ketchup and mayonnaise packed into one bottle, will soon be hitting supermarket shelves. In April, the company asked Twitter users to vote whether or not “Mayochup” should exist. They got 500,000 yes votes, so Heinz is…

Concerts

Brett Eldredge

Brett Eldredge

On the heels of his wildly successful debut run, platinum-selling recording artist and critically praised live performer Brett Eldredge has announced a fall 2018 leg of his headlining The Long Way Tour. Eldredge’s most recent single, and namesake for the tour, “The Long Way” climbed to #2 on the country radio charts while simultaneously boasting nearly 30…more info »

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

Blessed with a crystalline voice, a remarkable gift for phrasing, and a restless creative spirit, Emmylou Harris has traveled a singular artistic path, proudly carrying the torch of “cosmic American music” passed down by her mentor, Gram Parsons.  Her 13-time Grammy winning contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. In recognition of her…more info »

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence is easily one of the most recognizable voices in country music. Since the 1991 debut of Sticks and Stones, the country icon has had more than forty songs on the Billboard charts – including an incredible eighteen #1 singles, sold over thirteen million albums, and garnered numerous CMA and ACM Awards. This fall, hear…more info »

Chris Young with Dan + Shay and Morgan Evans

Chris Young with Dan + Shay and Morgan Evans

After playing more than 30 sold-out arena and amphitheater dates, being named an ACM Male Vocalist nominee and scoring his 10th No. 1 single, Chris Young has added 15 more shows to his “Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour.” Special guests Dan + Shay, Morgan Evans and Dee Jay Silver will join the multi-platinum…more info »

Country Music News

Eric Church will Double Down on 2019 tour

Eric Church will Double Down on 2019 tour

Anthony D’AngioEric Church is doubling down during his 2019 tour. Just as he did on 2017’s Holdin’ My Own trek, the Chief will have no opening act for next year’s shows. On the Double Down Tour, however, he’ll do two different concerts on back-to-back nights in each city, with one notable exception: In Music City, he’ll…

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Faith Hill celebrates her 51st birthday on Friday. Can you recall the title of the 1993 debut album by the “Mississippi Girl?” ANSWER: Take Me As I Am. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Move over, Brad Paisley and Simon Cowell: Carrie Underwood’s 3-year-old steals the show at the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Move over, Brad Paisley and Simon Cowell: Carrie Underwood’s 3-year-old steals the show at the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic via Getty ImagesBrad Paisley and Simon Cowell both turned out to praise Carrie Underwood on Thursday, at the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But it was Carrie’s three-year-old Isaiah — dressed in black vest, bow tie and jeans — who stole the show. “We were having the worst American Idol season…ever…,” Simon explained, recalling the first time he…

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Blake Shelton’s “I’ll Name the Dogs” took home the Song of the Year honor at Thursday night’s first-ever Nashville Songwriter Awards at the historic Ryman Auditorium. LANCO’s multi-week #1, “Greatest Love Story,” has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. Hunter Hayes gets animated in his new video for “One Shot.” You can check…