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Thomas Rhett Gets His Third Number One
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Thomas Rhett’s momentum continues to escalate as he establishes himself with the third consecutive #1 hit off his debut album IT GOES LIKE THIS (The Valory Music Co.), and his first as the artist and songwriter. The GOLD-certified “Make Me Wanna” summits both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio charts this week, just days Read more…

Lauren Alaina Does Surprise Serenades For A Good Cause
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Lauren Alaina was among the artists doing surprise serenades on Valentine’s Day. Uber users in Music City could order a serenade on demand on Saturday, and it was all for a good cause.

“This is the best Valentine’s Day I ever had. I’m not kidding because love is what it’s all about and I feel like Read more…

Scotty McCreery Has a Couple Reasons To Like This Superbowl
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Photo by Russ Harrington

Scotty McCreery is a lifelong New England Patriots fan and will be rooting for them in today’s Super Bowl. He comes by it honest, since his father Mike grew up in Maine and raised the young singer to love all New England sports teams.

Scotty scored a sweet gig performing for Kraft Read more…

Sam Hunt Goes Number One
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Pictured (l-r): Three Mules Music’s Chris Hunter; Country Aircheck’s Chuck Aly; Universal Music Group’s Mike Dungan; producer Zach Crowell; co-writers Shane McAnally, Sam Hunt and Josh Osborne; ASCAP’s LeAnn Phelan; Black River Publishing’s Celia Froehlig; and Universal Music Publishing’s Kent Earls. Photo by Alan Poizner.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) celebrated Read more…

Scotty McCreery Racks Up Three Platinum Certifications
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Scotty McCreery recently picked up three RIAA Platinum certifications with hit songs – “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble With Girls” off his Mercury Nashville / 19 / Interscope Records No. 1 debuting first studio album Clear As Day, and “See You Tonight,” the Top 10 lead single off his second consecutive No. Read more…

The Cadillac Three Reflect On Grand Ole Opry Debut
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The Cadillac Three made their Grand Ole Opry debut just a few months ago, and it’s one of those moments in their career they won’t ever forget. All three guys are Nashville natives, and Jaren Johnston actually grew up around the Opry because his dad, Jerry Ray Johnston, has been a drummer in the Opry Read more…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Rising Star, Jackie Lee
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When Jackie Lee makes it big in country music, and we predict he will, he’ll probably look back on 2014 as the year things really started to click. His debut single, She Does, became the most-added Country song in the U.S. with 40 first-week adds back in September. But this future star has been a Read more…

Sam Hunt Scores His First Number One
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Sam Hunt’s lead single “Leave the Night On,” off his major label debut album, Montevallo, lands at No. 1 on both the Billboard and MediaBase charts this week making it Hunt’s first chart-topping single as an artist. The song also becomes Hunt’s first RIAA-certified Platinum title, registering more than 1 Million in sales. Written by Read more…

Brandy Clark Signs With Warner Brothers
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Warner Bros. Records today announced that it has signed Brandy Clark. Clark is currently nominated for New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year (for co-writing Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow), for this year’s CMA Awards, where she will also present.

“I am thrilled to be working with Dan McCarroll and the Warner Bros. Read more…

Angie Johnson To Sing At World Series Tonight
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Angie Johnson has been invited to sing “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch of game six of the MLB World Series tonight in Kansas City. Angie, who is also a Tech Sergeant in the Tennessee Air National Guard, will sing in uniform. The game and Angie’s performance will be aired on FOX-TV. This Read more…