Nashville notes: Drake Milligan’s world tour + Ryan Hurd’s new track

Drake Milligan has announced his Jukebox Songs World Tour. The trek will take him for shows in the U.K. and Europe, as well as the U.S. For tickets and a full list of dates, visit Drake’s website. Ryan Hurd has dropped “Midwest Rock & Roll,” his first independent release since parting ways with Sony Music Nashville. …

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Lainey, Morgan, Jelly, Kelsea + more featured in new exhibit

Disney/Scott Kirkland Some of your favorite country stars have been featured in a newly launched exhibit at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. American Currents: State of the Music spotlights country music’s role in American culture over the past year, as well as its ongoing growth in concert venue sizes from clubs to arenas. Artists featured …

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Chayce Beckham plots Bad For Me Tour

ABC Chayce Beckham has announced his headlining Bad For Me Tour. The trek kicks off March 9 at Australia’s Meatstock Festival and will wrap October 20 in Sacramento, California. “I have a brand new show, and I’m beyond thrilled to be back on the road and touring again this year,” says Chayce. “With a new set …

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Kenny Chesney wants to be your “Guilty Pleasure”

Courtesy of Warner Music Nashville Kenny Chesney has shared a new track, “Guilty Pleasure,” from his forthcoming new album. Kenny wrote the feel-good song with Josh Osborne, Ross Copperman and Shane McAnally, and it narrates Kenny’s invitation to be someone’s romantic “guilty pleasure.” “You can call me on the weekends/ When you’re bored with your life, …

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Hear the title track from Carly Pearce’s new album, ‘hummingbird’

Courtesy of Big Machine Records Carly Pearce has announced her long-awaited fourth studio album, hummingbird. Arriving June 14, the 14-track project is co-produced by Carly, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, the team behind her acclaimed 29: Written In Stone, and features the newly released reflective title track. “When I wrote this song, I knew I wanted this to be …

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Scotty McCreery releases fan-demanded “Slow Dance”

Jeff Ray/Courtesy of Triple Tigers What do you do when your unreleased song blows up on social media? Release it sooner than later, of course — which is what Scotty McCreery‘s done with his latest track, “Slow Dance.” While Scotty’s not one to spend time creating social content, he did heed his team’s advice to create some, like …

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Keith Urban drops new track, “Messed Up As Me”

Capitol Records Nashville Keith Urban has released a new song, “Messed Up As Me.” Written by Jessie Jo Dillon, Michael Lotten, Rodney Clawson and Shane McAnally, the midtempo tune underscores the realities of a breakup and the slippery slope to make regretful decisions. “Are you as messed up as me and all alone?/ And all of your friends …

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George Birge’s wife said ‘thank you’ the first time he confessed his love

Disney/Scott Kirkland George Birge counts himself lucky to call Kara his wife.  Chatting with ABC Audio recently, George walked down memory lane and revisited how he and Kara met. “We met in college and it was no secret that she was out of my league,” George says. “I was on the golf team and she …

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Nashville notes: Jake Owen’s new live project + Kenny Chesney’s “Guilty Pleasure”

Jake Owen is dropping a new live project, Palm Trees & Palm Readers-Jake Owen: Live in Los Angeles (Set 1), March 8 and it’s available for presave it now. While you wait, check out a preview clip of it on Jake’s X, formerly known as Twitter. Kenny Chesney‘s new track, “Guilty Pleasure,” drops Friday. It’s off his forthcoming …

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Kacey Musgraves plots Deeper Well World Tour + drops new track

Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Kacey Musgraves has announced her headlining Deeper Well World Tour. The trek kicks off April 28 in Dublin, Ireland, with stops in the U.K. and Europe before the stateside run begins September 4 in State College, Pennsylvania. Kacey’s final shows will take place December 6 and December 7 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Alternative/indie …

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