Steve Nedved

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Apr 18

Carrie Underwood’s new album “Cry Pretty” coming September 14

Randee St. Nicholas/Capitol Records NashvilleAfter debuting her new single, “Cry Pretty,” on Sunday’s ACM Awards, Carrie Underwood has now revealed that it’s also the title track of her upcoming album. Cry Pretty, her first for Capitol Records Nashville, will arrive September 14.  Carrie co-produced the album with David Garcia.  You can watch a trailer for …

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Apr 18

Will Jason Aldean follow his third Entertainer of the Year trophy with a #1 album?

BBR Music GroupJason Aldean started the week with a major performance on the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards,  followed up shortly after by winning his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year trophy. Since big TV appearances typically turn into big album sales, Rearview Town — Jason’s new record that came out Friday — should be on track …

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Apr 17

Kelsea Ballerini reveals the relationship advice she got from Keith Urban

Ben Ritter Kelsea Ballerini will spend the majority of her summer on the road as part of Keith Urban‘s 2018 Graffiti U World Tour, and Keith’s already passed along plenty of wisdom to the young star. In an interview with Elite Daily, the “I Hate Love Songs” singer says she looks up to Keith when it comes to …

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Apr 17

Kenny Chesney’s new single is off to a great start: “Sometimes you hit a nerve”

Allister AnnKenny Chesney knew he had to record “Get Along” as soon as he heard it, and the response the singer is getting to his new single reaffirms his belief in its message. “In every conversation I find myself in, some part of the sentiment of this song just keeps coming up,” Kenny says in a …

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Apr 17

Darius Rucker announces ninth annual Darius and Friends benefit concert

ABC/Image Group LADarius Rucker will return to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on June 4 for his ninth annual benefit concert for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dubbed Darius and Friends, the concert will include performances by the country singer and some of his famous pals. “When you see first-hand what this organization can do for families, it’s …

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Apr 17

Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton lead 2018 Billboard Music Awards country nominees

Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images via ABCThe full list of nominees for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards has been revealed, and Chris Stapleton and Sam Hunt lead the country nominees, with five nods each. Sam finds himself nominated for both Top Country Artist and Top Male Artist, as well as Top Country Song for “Body Like a Back Road.” He also …

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Apr 17

Blake Shelton joins Gwen Stefani on ‘Hella Good’ duet at ACM Awards after party

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCFollowing the ACM Awards Sunday, Blake Shelton treated country fans to a surprise pop up show at House of Blues Las Vegas, and also brought along a few of his famous friends. With a simple tweet Sunday evening, the “I’ll Name the Dogs” singer let fans know that he’d be hosting a …

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Apr 17

Sam Hunt explains his absence from the ACM Awards

ABC/Mark LevineSam Hunt won Single of the Year at the ACM Awards Sunday evening for his 34-week number-one, “Body Like a Back Road,” but when presenters Dustin Lynch and Nancy O’Dell called his name, Sam was nowhere to be found.  No worries — an Instagram post explains his absence. The post shows Sam wearing a formal suit, next to another man clad …

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Apr 17

Listen now: Sugarland shares “Bigger,” title track from upcoming album

BMLGSugarland will release their first album in nearly eight years on June 8, but you can hear the project’s title track now. Co-written by Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles, “Bigger” is a triumphant track with hand-clap rhythms and slick production that has Jennifer urging you to not give up. “We were born for better days/We’ll find a way/Yeah, we’re …

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Apr 17

Celebrating “Singles” while drinking doubles: Jordan Davis cheers first #1 hit

ABC RadioThere’s no doubt about it: Newcomer Jordan Davis is coming off one of the biggest weekends of his entire life. When he was in Las Vegas for this weekend’s ACMs, the Home State singer found out his debut single, “Singles You Up,” is now the #1 song in the country. “Goodness gracious. I never would’ve dreamed this would’ve …

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