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  1. According to an arrest affidavit from the State of Tennessee, Sara Evans’ husband and former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker was arrested early Saturday morning for trying to run over a female in the driveway of her Nashville home. Barker was charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to the court documents, an... Read more »
  2. Walter Ralph Emery, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, National Radio Hall of Fame and a New York Times best-selling author, passed away Saturday while surrounded by his family at Tristar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Emery was 88 years old. A statement from Emery’s family said he “passed away peacefully” and... Read more »
  3. Thomas Rhett thinks if you liked his “Center Point Road” album, you might love his new “Where We Started” record even more. On Friday, he announced the album, which is his sixth studio project. “Where We Started” will be available April 1 and boasts 15 new songs and three head-turning collaborations. The singer teamed with... Read more »
  4. Country icon Dolly Parton, arena-headliner Kane Brown, Grammy-nominated roots singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah and country newcomers Priscilla Block, Hailey Whitters and Muscadine Bloodline are among the litany of artists who released new music today. Embedded from Dolly Parton – “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans” is the debut single from the companion album to “Run, Rose,... Read more »
  5. Brett Eldredge surprised country music fans Friday morning by releasing his sentimental new song “Want That Back” and its nostalgic, official music video. Eldredge wrote the song about yearning for simpler times with Scooter Carusoe. Reid Long directed its accompanying clip that follows a group of young friends who bury a time capsule and return... Read more »
  6. Maren Morris mused, “What do you write when the show can’t go on?” Morris thinks everyone was likely in the same situation early in the pandemic. Conditions seemed hopeless, and she struggled to find a reason. For the first time in many years, she said she wasn’t in control. “I wasn’t in control of the... Read more »
  7. Luke Bryan has to simmer down – it’s doctor’s orders. Bryan and his wife Caroline shared separate posts on social media Thursday poking fun at the fact that Bryan did so much cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs at the National Championship football game that he lost his voice. The day after the game, Caroline shared... Read more »
  8. Chris Stapleton thinks people who say they know a song is a hit when they write it are full of crap. Stapleton, who will be featured on “60 MINUTES” at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS, said the only barometer he trusts is people. View a clip of the show here “I don’t think I ever... Read more »
  9. Trace Adkins’ country music drama “Monarch” won’t debut on FOX at the end of the month as planned. The network cited COVID-19 on Wednesday when it announced that “Monarch,” which also stars Susan Sarandon, Anna Friel and Beth Ditto, is being pushed to a fall launch. “Unfortunately, due to the unavoidable realities of the pandemic... Read more »
  10. No one can accuse Kelsea Ballerini of taking herself too seriously. Ballerini recently underwent a procedure at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville that required anesthesia, and she wasn’t too proud to share her hilarious video taken as the anesthesia wore off. While still on the hospital bed and wearing the regulation gown, the “Half... Read more »
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