Steve Nedved

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Nashville notes: Parker McCollum, Jimmie Allen & more

Parker McCollum‘s “Pretty Heart” has been certified two times Platinum by the RIAA and “To Be Loved By You” is certified Gold. Parker was surprised with plaques commemorating the achievements at his sold-out show at Ascend Amiptheatre in Nashville on Saturday.  Jimmie Allen and Walker Hayes are appearing at the K-LOVE Fan Awards this week. Jimmie will present …

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Miranda Lambert one of ‘Time’s “100 Most Influential People of 2022”

ABC Miranda Lambert‘s influence is expanding beyond country music’s borders. Miranda has been named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of 2022” and is the only country star to appear on the elite list of world figures, politicians, artists and more.  “I’m so honored to join this year’s class of #TIME100. I only ever wanted to …

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Jimmie Allen collaborates with Jennifer Lopez, T-Pain & more on ’Tulip Drive’

BBR Music Group Jimmie Allen‘s new album is chock-full of superstar collaborators.  Next month, Jimmie will drop his highly anticipated third album, Tulip Drive, and on Monday, he unveiled the  track list’s 17 songs, most of which were co-written by the hitmaker. Among the titles are album opener “be alright,” current single “down home” and “habits & …

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The devil’s in the details in Carly Pearce’s new single “What He Didn’t Do”

Courtesy of Big Machine Records Carly Pearce continues her hot streak with the announcement of her new single.  “What He Didn’t Do” is the third single off Carly’s critically acclaimed, CMA-nominated album 29: Written in Stone. The album finds a woman on the other side of a breakup who, rather than explicitly detailing all the ways her ex …

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Carrie Underwood teases return of Las Vegas residency in 2023

ABC Carrie Underwood may have just wrapped her Las Vegas residency, but she’s already looking forward to returning.    Just days after completing Reflection: The Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World, the powerhouse singer confirms that she will return to Vegas next year. She got her sons in on the action, posting a photo on Instagram that shows 7-year-old Isaiah and his …

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Ashley McBryde answers the call, sings backup for Eric Church at Madison Square Garden

ABC Eric Church‘s headlining show at Madison Square Garden was made even more impressionable with the presence of Ashley McBryde.  When Eric’s backup singer, Joanna Cotten, tested positive for COVID and announced she was unable to perform during the final night of The Gather Again Tour, the Chief knew just who to call to fill in. Ashley …

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Why Scotty McCreery’s favorite George Strait song isn’t among tracks he name-checks in “Damn Strait”

ABC Scotty McCreery pays homage to the King of Country himself in his current single, “Damn Strait,” a track that strings together references to some of George Strait’s biggest hits to tell a new breakup story. Scotty didn’t write the song — Trent Tomlinson and Jim Collins are the writers on the track — but …

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Nashville notes: Ronnie Dunn, Chris Janson + more

Ronnie Dunn, one half of Brooks & Dunn, has announced his next solo album. Called 100 Proof Neon, it’ll be out July 29. Chris Janson released a performance video for his new song “Keys to the Country” this week. The track comes off his latest studio album, All In. Breland, Shy Carter and others will …

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Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins announces ALS diagnosis: “I have tough news to share”

ABC Zac Brown Band founding member John Driskell Hopkins had “tough news to share” on Friday: He announced that he’s been diagnosed with ALS, which is also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. With his ZBB bandmates by his side, John delivered his news in a video message, describing some of his symptoms and telling fans that, …

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“She Don’t Know”: Carrie Underwood celebrates on-sale date for 2022 tour with new song

ABC Tickets for Carrie Underwood’s 2022 Denim & Rhinestones Tour go on sale Friday, May 20, and to celebrate, the singer just dropped a twangy new tune off of her upcoming Denim & Rhinestones album. Called “She Don’t Know,” the new tune revisits the vengeful, scorned-lover themes that made Carrie so popular with hits like …

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