George Strait Releases New Single “Let It Go”
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The quintessential country music troubadour George Strait releases his brand new single, “Let It Go,” to country radio this Monday, April 20. “Let It Go” is the first new music released by Strait since his No. 1-debuting 2013 album, Love Is Everything, and is the first new music since Strait returned to the studio following Read more…

Luke Bryan Reflects On His ACM Entertainer Of The Year Win
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Photo by Curtis Hilbun

Luke Bryan picked up the trophy for Entertainer of the Year at the 2013 ACM Awards, as well as for the 2014 CMA Awards. He’s once again nominated for this incredible title, and he says that first win changed his life.

“I can’t believe I’m even hosting the ACMs again, that they Read more…

The Opry And Scotty McCreery Continue "Cause For Applause"
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The Grand Ole Opry and Scotty McCreery continued the Opry’s “Cause For Applause” yesterday, the show’s mission to support nine important causes throughout 2015 as part of its 90th anniversary celebration. April’s cause, “Thank God For Kids,” is a partnership with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where yesterday afternoon McCreery performed for Read more…

Ronnie Reno Climbing Bluegrass/Folk Charts With “Lessons Learned”
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Lessons Learned, the latest album by “Bluegrass Music’s Youngest Old-Timer” Ronnie Reno, earned the #1 spot on AirPlay Direct Global Radio Indicator Bluegrass/Folk chart for March. Released on March 17, the album received 890 downloads, signifying that Bluegrass radio is pleased with Reno’s debut album on Rural Rhythm Records and his first project in over Read more…

Bonnaroo Spotlight: Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas
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Detroit based Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas are making their Bonnaroo debut and will be hitting the farm fresh off tour dates with J Roddy Walston and the Business and Social Distortion. Their latest release, “Secret Evil” is an interesting mix of retro rockabilly and soul, straight forward pop and ballads. Should be Read more…

NRA Country Has Big Week In Nashville
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NRA Country and Country Music took center stage on the streets of downtown Nashville over the weekend as tens of thousands of fans were treated to over 25 hours of free concerts from more than 30 favorite country music acts.

Country legend Hank Williams, Jr., Colt Ford, and Sunny Sweeney lit up lower Broadway Friday (4/10) Read more…

Alan Jackson To Release First Album In Three Years
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Alan Jackson will release, Angels and Alcohol, his first studio album in three years of all new music on Friday, July 17. Jackson wrote seven of the ten tracks on the album including the self-penned track. Angels and Alcohol, his 15th studio album, comes 25 years after his debut landmark album Here In The Real Read more…

Rascal Flatts Grateful To Be Nominated Again
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Rascal Flatts is no stranger to winning awards, but admittedly, over the last few years, they’ve been disappointed to be left out of the nominations. “A few years ago I even stopped wakin’ up lookin’ at the nominations because it had just become so normal for us to not be in there anymore,” says Jay Read more…

Steven Tyler Signs With Big Machine
Big Machine Label Group President and CEO Scott Borchetta and Steven Tyler sign the record deal for Tyler's project on Dot Records.

Big Machine Label Group President and CEO Scott Borchetta and Steven Tyler sign the record deal for Tyler’s project on Dot Records.

After a flurry of speculation in recent weeks, Big Machine Label Group officially signed iconic songwriter and prolific singer Steven Tyler to its artist roster. The Aerosmith frontman previously confirmed the release of Read more…

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Premiere "Runnin' Water"

Bluegrass crowd-favorites Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road along with Grammy award-winning The Kentucky Headhunters have joined forces to record and release “Runnin’ Water,” a collaboration that can be found on the forthcoming Country Grass, which will be released by Pinecastle Records on June 9. The music video for “Runnin’ Water,” premiered exclusively on The Boot, Read more…