Nashville notes: Fresh tracks from Josh Turner, Jonathan Hutcherson + more

Josh Turner has announced his 10th studio album, This Country Music Thing. Arriving Aug. 16, the 11-track project features “Down in Georgia” and “Heatin’ Things Up,” both out now. You can preorder This Country Music Thing and check out the album trailer on Josh’s Instagram. Jonathan Hutcherson has served up a feel-good bluegrass-tinged track, “Country Hymn.” “This one feels like summertime bluegrass. …

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Hear Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Brothers Osborne + more cover Tom Petty on ‘Petty Country’

Courtesy of Big Machine Records + Tom Petty Estate The star-studded Tom Petty tribute album, Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty, has arrived. Among the artists covering Tom’s signature hits are Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Lainey Wilson, Wynonna Judd, Dierks Bentley, Dolly Parton and Brothers Osborne. “It’s a privilege to be alongside so many …

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Maddie & Tae add nine dates to fall tour

ABC Maddie & Tae are hitting the road this fall with an extended leg of their headlining Here’s To Friends Tour. The trek kicks off Sept. 14 in Windsor, Virginia, with stops in Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota and more, before wrapping Oct. 5 in Dubuque, Iowa. Newcomer Lauren Watkins, who released her debut album, The Heartbroken Record, in …

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Dylan Scott drops “I Owe You One,” co-written by Morgan Wallen

Courtesy of Curb Records Dylan Scott has dropped his new track, “I Owe You One.” While Dylan didn’t write the song, it was penned by country stars and hit songwriters: Morgan Wallen and ERNEST, and Ashley Gorley and Mark Holman. Lyrically, “I Owe You One” pays homage to one’s hometown and how it’s shaped an …

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Brantley Gilbert’s grateful to have Ashley Cooke on “Over When We’re Sober”

Courtesy of The Valory Music Co. Brantley Gilbert and Ashley Cooke have dropped their new duet, “Over When We’re Sober.” Brantley and Jelly Roll co-wrote the track with songwriters Brock Berryhill and Justin Wilson, and it features a regret-heavy, post-breakup narrative. “It’s only over when we’re sober/ We don’t believe it when we say goodbye/ We always say …

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Raise your glass for Post Malone + Blake Shelton’s “Pour Me a Drink”

Courtesy of Mercury Records/Republic Records TGIF: Post Malone and Blake Shelton‘s party anthem, “Pour Me a Drink,” has finally arrived!  Posty and Blake assume the personae in the song as two down-and-out friends who’ve been pretty beaten up by life. “Forty hours got me goin’ out my mind/ Dallas dropped another game in overtime/ Caught a ticket speeding down the 65/ …

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Jordan Davis approaches Nissan Stadium with less nerves this year: “I’m definitely a lot calmer”

ABC Nerves are now a thing of the past for Jordan Davis. Chatting with the press at this year’s CMA Fest, Jordan — who’s currently headlining his Damn Good Time World Tour and opening for Luke Combs‘ Growin’ Up and Gettin’ Old Tour — recounted his stressful Nissan Stadium debut and how it’s feeling very different this year. “Last …

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Nashville notes: Carly’s hummingbird guitar + Maren’s new EP

In celebration of her new album, hummingbird, Carly Pearce has teamed with Epiphone for a custom hummingbird guitar, and she’s giving fans a chance to win it. To participate and for more information, head to the contest’s page. Payton Smith is set to drop his new track, “She’s Goin’ to Town,” on Friday. Hear a snippet …

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Hear how Priscilla Block redefines “Bad Guy”

ABC Eager to hear a track from Priscilla Block‘s forthcoming PB2 EP? You’re in luck. Priscilla hopped on Instagram recently to share a snippet of “Bad Guy.” The video features Priscilla sitting in her car as she lip-synchs to the sassy, vengeful number. “Sometimes the boots that up and leave/ Are snakeskin sevens with heels underneath/ The dagger …

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Bailey Zimmerman teases life-inspired “New to Country”

ABC A new Bailey Zimmerman song could be coming soon. The “Religiously” singer recently hopped on Instagram to tease a new track, “New to Country,” in which he draws from his own life experience. “Being country is about way more than wearing a cowboy hat on your head or boots on your feet. I grew up country …

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