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Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock In a video he shared with fans on Tuesday,  John Berry revealed he’s battling tonsil cancer. He’s already had surgery and will follow that with a five-week regimen of chemo and radiation. This isn’t the first health scare for the “Your Love Amazes Me” hitmaker: in 1994, he underwent surgery to remove a benign brain tumor. Trace…Read more »

Watch now: Dierks Bentley lights the flame on the Burning Man Tour

Watch now: Dierks Bentley lights the flame on the Burning Man Tour

ABC/Image Group LAHow much fun can you have in thirty seconds? Well, a whole lot, apparently, if you’re Dierks Bentley. Dierks recaps the first weekend of his Burning Man Tour — with stops in Hamilton, Ottawa, and Oshawa, Ontario — in a new 35-second video. In a couple of the shots, you can check out Dierks’…Read more »

Maren Morris’s video for “GIRL” coming Thursday

Maren Morris’s video for “GIRL” coming Thursday

Jamie NelsonOne week after Maren Morris unleashed her new single, “GIRL,” the accompanying music video is set to follow. “I don’t wanna wear your crown…” Maren shared on her socials, adding “premiere thursday” and the hashtag #GIRLvideo. Maren also attached a photo shot from behind showing her standing onstage at a packed stadium, with the massive crowd in…Read more »

“I Don’t Remember…” when all our shows didn’t sell out: Brothers Osborne are on a hot streak as they play “Tonight Show”

“I Don’t Remember…” when all our shows didn’t sell out: Brothers Osborne are on a hot streak as they play “Tonight Show”

ABC/Image Group LATuesday night, Brothers Osborne will make their Tonight Show debut performing their new single, “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You).” The tune comes from Port Saint Joe, which is currently nominated for Best Country Album at the Grammys. Their previous single, “Shoot Me Straight,” is up for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. You can watch for Brothers on The Tonight Show…Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini admits she “freaked out” the first time she heard her voice on pop radio, thanks to her collaboration with The Chainsmokers

Kelsea Ballerini admits she “freaked out” the first time she heard her voice on pop radio, thanks to her collaboration with The Chainsmokers

ABC/Mitch HaasethAs her single, “Miss More More,” climbs the country chart, Kelsea Ballerini’s simultaneously experiencing her first taste of pop success with her collaboration with The Chainsmokers, “This Feeling.” “This Chainsmokers song, I’ve never gotten to do anything like this,” Kelsea told ABC Radio during a recent interview in Hollywood. “I’ve never had a collaboration like this,…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock In 1983, B.J. Thomas scored his third #1 on the country chart with this song co-written by his wife, Gloria. Can you name it? ANSWER: “New Looks from an Old Lover.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Read more »