Steve Nedved

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Sep 18

Luke Combs debuts new music at All For the Hall benefit in LA

ABC/Mark LevineLuke Combs was the center of attention at the All For the Hall benefit concert Tuesday night in Los Angeles.  The event, which is a fundraiser for the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, found Luke participating in an acoustic guitar pull alongside Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Sheryl Crow. Luke used the show as an opportunity to perform …

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Sep 18

Chris Stapleton and Ashley McBryde join Fender Play Foundation to support youth music education

ABC/Mark LevineTwo of country music’s trailblazing stars are lending their names to a worthy cause.  Chris Stapleton and Ashley McBryde have thrown their support behind historic guitar company Fender, and will serve as artist ambassadors for its newly instituted Fender Play Foundation. The foundation aims to support youth music education by providing gear for schools and other educational institutions, as well …

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Sep 18

Thomas Rhett hits NYC with Colbert appearance, MSG show, Times Square video reveal

ABC/Mark LevineIt’s a big week in the big city for Thomas Rhett.  The country superstar is set to perform his new single “Remember You Young” on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert tonight. On Friday, the grand unveiling of the video for the reflective tune will happen on a billboard in New York’s Times Square in New York City …

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Sep 18

George Strait, Luke Combs honored at 2019 Nashville Songwriter Awards

ABC/Image Group LAHe’s not known as a songwriter, but George Strait received the President’s Keystone Award Tuesday night at the 2019 Nashville Songwriter Awards, Billboard reports. “I believe songwriting is a gift from God,” George told the crowd at the event.  “I think God has truly blessed all these songwriters in here. I want to …

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Sep 18

Release date for Garth Brooks’ A&E special coming later this month

ABC RadioWe know it’s coming in November…but later on this month, we’ll find out exactly what day Garth Brooks‘ upcoming A&E TV special, Biography: The Road I’m On, will air. The trailer that’s out now promises “exclusive, unprecedented access” to the star, as he entertains stadiums full of fans and reflects on his incredible career. …

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Sep 18

“Luckiest dude in the world”: Ryan Hurd’s new Gold plaque fits him “To A T”

Alan PoiznerRyan Hurd’s having a pretty good week so far. The Michigan native was surprised with a Gold plaque last night in Nashville, as he was rehearsing for his opening slot on Old Dominion‘s upcoming Make It Sweet tour.  The certification celebrates sales of half-a-million units of his latest single, “To A T” — and …

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Sep 18

Luke Bryan will stop “Knockin’ Boots” long enough to flip the switch on Opry Goes Pink

Jim WrightLuke Bryan is coming to the Grand Ole Opry next month for two special concerts. On October 22, as part of the annual Opry Goes Pink breast cancer fundraiser, Luke will flip the switch on the switch on the Opry’s iconic barn backdrop, bathing it in pink light.  He’ll then perform intimate, acoustic sets …

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Sep 17

Matt Stell “Prayed for You” and struck gold, too

RECORDS/Arista NashvilleNewcomer Matt Stell is now officially a golden boy. The six-foot-seven former college basketball player found out Monday night — in front of a capacity crowd at the impromptu Nashville tradition known as Whiskey Jam — that his breakthrough hit, “Prayed for You,” has been certified gold. “Prayed for You” is also the Arkansas native’s first …

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Sep 17

“Buy My Own Drinks” makes Runaway June the most successful all-girl trio since the Dixie Chicks

Broken BowNot only can Runaway June “Buy My Own Drinks,” these days, they may be buying some extra rounds to celebrate. This week, Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland, and Jennifer Wayne are enjoying the first top five hit of their careers with “Buy My Own Drinks.” It’s also the biggest success by an all-female trio in sixteen years, as Runaway June picks …

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Sep 17

Carrie, Kane, TR, Dan + Shay and Luke Combs are 2019’s ‘CMT Artists of the Year’

CMTCarrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, and Thomas Rhett will be honored as 2019’s CMT Artists of the Year next month, the network announced Tuesday morning on its socials. You’ll be able to watch this year’s ceremony — typically held at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center — on October 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CMT. Stay tuned to find out …

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