Category Archives: Country Music News

This record’s for you: Luke Combs makes history with “Beautiful Crazy”

This record’s for you: Luke Combs makes history with “Beautiful Crazy”

ABC/Randy HolmesLuke Combs has set another “Crazy” record: He’s now the the first artist to top five Billboard country charts simultaneously for multiple weeks. His latest single “Beautiful Crazy” lands him in the top slot on the Country Airplay, Hot Country Songs, Country Streaming Songs and Country Digital Song Sales charts, while his smash debut album This One’s For You sits…Read more »

Brad Paisley to headline Key West Songwriters Festival

Brad Paisley to headline Key West Songwriters Festival

ABC/Image Group LAThe lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Key West Songwriters Festival, and it features one of the biggest names in country music: Brad Paisley is set to perform on Saturday, May 11 on Key West’s famed Duval Street, in a free block-party-style show. The festival also features performances by both up-and-coming and veteran songwriters.…Read more »

From “God’s Country” to Tokyo, Japan, Devin Dawson is everywhere these days

From “God’s Country” to Tokyo, Japan, Devin Dawson is everywhere these days

ABC/Image Group LADevin Dawson not only co-wrote Blake Shelton’s new single, “God’s Country,” you’ll also hear him singing on the new track. The “Dark Horse” hitmaker co-wrote the tune with Michael Hardy and Jordan Schmidt. You’ll be able to hear the lead release from Blake’s next album this Friday. Meanwhile, Devin also lends his vocals to “Matthew’s Daughter,” a new song from…Read more »

Luke Combs, B&D, Strait, Miranda, FGL, Aldean, Kelly Clarkson & more set for superstar collaborations on the ACMs

Luke Combs, B&D, Strait, Miranda, FGL, Aldean, Kelly Clarkson & more set for superstar collaborations on the ACMs

Academy of Country MusicNext month’s ACM Awards will be packed with plenty of superstar collaborations. The popular ACM Flashbacks, which debuted last year, will return, with Luke Combs teaming up with Brooks & Dunn to do their track from REBOOT, “Brand New Man.” Miranda Lambert will duet with George Strait during a Flashback performance, and do a medley of her own biggest hits, too.  Kelly Clarkson will deliver…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockTen years ago this week, Darius Rucker began a three-week run atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with the second single from his Learn to Live album. Can you name it? ANSWER: “It Won’t Be Like This for Long.”  Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Rascal Flatts will be honored with a star on the Walk of Champions at Nashville’s Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt this Thursday. Thompson Square sets out on their first international tour starting September 2 in Amsterdam. This year’s 54th ACM Awards will feature a new set. You can watch the show live from…Read more »

Morgan Evans maps out European tour in September

Morgan Evans maps out European tour in September

ABC/Image Group LAMorgan Evans will take his World Tour to Europe in September, headlining five shows and appearing at The Long Road Festival in the United Kingdom. It’s a return trip for the international star, who previously played the Country to Country festival in 2018. In the States, “Day Drunk,” continues to make its way up…Read more »