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‘Heartache Medication’ for everybody: Jon Pardi preps full schedule around new album

‘Heartache Medication’ for everybody: Jon Pardi preps full schedule around new album

Capitol NashvilleJon Pardi fans will get a full dose of Heartache Medication this Friday, when the California native’s third studio album arrives. The “Head over Boots” hitmaker will play New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom that same day, and make an appearance on YouTube’s Build series as well. From there, Jon heads to Los Angeles to play the outdoor stage on ABC’s Jimmy…Read more »

The ACM surprises Chris Stapleton with its Artist-Songwriter of the Decade honor

The ACM surprises Chris Stapleton with its Artist-Songwriter of the Decade honor

ABC/Mark LevineChris Stapleton is the Academy of Country Music’s Artist-Songwriter of the Decade. The ACM surprised the “Millionaire” hitmaker with the new trophy recently at Berry Hill Studios in Nashville. Artist-Songwriter is one of seven new Decade awards the ACM is currently passing out. Most recently, it honored Rhett Akins as ACM Songwriter of the Decade, and gave Miranda…Read more »

Midland and Kip Moore head for Sin City during National Finals Rodeo

Midland and Kip Moore head for Sin City during National Finals Rodeo

ABC/Image Group LAMidland and Kip Moore will be putting their Boots on the Boulevard in Sin City this December during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. They’re set to play a special show Saturday, December 14 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This is the fourth year for the Boots on the Boulevard event, with tickets going on sale this Friday. Midland’s latest…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock June Carter and Johnny Cash released this #2 hit in February of 1967, prior to their marriage the next year. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Jackson.”  Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Read more »

Is Blake Shelton getting soft as girlfriend Gwen Stefani returns to ‘The Voice?’

Is Blake Shelton getting soft as girlfriend Gwen Stefani returns to ‘The Voice?’

NBC The Voice returns for its seventeenth season tonight on NBC.  For the first time in show history, Blake Shelton will judge without his longtime frenemy and frequent foil, Adam Levine. Taking his place, however, is Blake’s girlfriend — Gwen Stefani.  Fellow judge Kelly Clarkson says Blake is definitely “nicer” with Gwen around and has even alleged that the coach with the most wins…Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockTrisha Yearwood’s set to appear on The Kelly Clarkson Show on Monday. Check your local listing to see when the syndicated show airs in your area.  Brett Young’s smash, “In Case You Didn’t Know,” was certified quintuple platinum in August. The new single from Lauren Alaina is titled “Getting Good.”  If you missed seeing Maren Morris on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, you…Read more »