Steve Nedved

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Oct 23

Gabby Barrett highlights her faith and the magic of Christmas in first-ever holiday song

Warner Music NashvilleGabby Barrett is sharing her very first Christmas release this week, dropping her take on the timeless classic “The First Noel.” It’s an especially powerful musical message for the rising star, whose faith is an important part of her artistic identity and her life. “Christmas is one of my absolute favorite days of …

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Oct 23

Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus is joining a new, cross-genre supergroup called The Rise Above

Courtesy of Glass Onyon PRWhen country superstar trio Rascal Flatts announced earlier this year that they planned to call it quits after their 20th anniversary celebration, they hinted that all three band mates were looking toward pursuing their own projects. Now, bassist Jay DeMarcus is offering more details about what’s in store. Jay is a …

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Oct 23

Reba Mcentire, Gabby Barrett and more are pitching in for CMT’s “Hometown Vote-a-Thon”

ABC/Image Group LATo commemorate Vote Early Day this Saturday, CMT is helping Nashville get out the vote, and they’ve got some serious star power in their corner. Reba McEntire, Mickey Guyton, Gabby Barrett, Ingrid Andress and The Band Perry are just a few of the participants in CMT’s upcoming “Hometown Vote-a-Thon,” a digital event that …

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Oct 23

Miranda Lambert’s dog, Waylon, has crossed the rainbow bridge after nearly 13 years with her

ABC/Image Group LAMiranda Lambert is mourning the loss of one of her beloved four-legged friends. The dog-loving singer shared an emotional post to social media this week, letting fans in on the sad news that her dog, Waylon, has died. His death comes after nearly 13 years of friendship with the country superstar.  Miranda shared …

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Oct 23

Johnny Cash’s ‘Forever Words’ album gets the deluxe, extended reissue treatment

Legacy RecordingsFans of Johnny Cash will get the chance to revisit the country superstar’s Forever Words album, as a deluxe version of the project is being released. Forever Words originally came out in 2018, as a collaborative album that featured the legendary singer’s poetry and lyrics set to music for the first time. Acts like …

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Oct 23

Mitchell Tenpenny is wishing you a ‘Neon Christmas’ with festive new seven-track EP

Sony Music NashvilleMitchell Tenpenny is embracing the Christmas spirit. The “Drunk Me” singer drops his Neon Christmas EP on Friday, a seven-track set of tunes that mix cozy Christmas favorites with a few seasonal originals. Mitchell offers up his spin on classics like “Joy to the World,” “Let it Snow,” “O Holy Night” and “Have …

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Oct 23

Darius Rucker brings country flair to the “Wrong Side of Love” on Young Bombs’ new single

Kelia Anne/Universal Music GroupCanadian EDM duo Young Bombs enlisted some country royalty in the form of Darius Rucker to give an extra boost to their new single, “Wrong Side of Love.” Placing Darius’ crooning vocals front and center, the song is a brooding ode to a doomed love story, set to a catchy and dance-able …

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Oct 23

Florida Georgia Line, Nelly have a “Lil Bit” more duet fun with new country and hip-hop crossover

Columbia RecordsRapper Nelly is no stranger to going country.  He of course famously teamed up with Florida George Line in 2012 for a remix of the country duo’s “Cruise,” which appears on their Here’s to the Good Times album. Since then, Nelly and FGL have shared stages and tours together.  Now they’re joining forces once …

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Oct 23

“If Only”: Ashley McBryde joins Shenandoah for a wistful look back towards simpler times

Foundry RecordsAshley McBryde is the newest guest star to appear alongside ‘90s hitmaking duo Shenandoah in song, with the release of “If Only.” It’s a slice of down-home, harmony-laden nostalgia that reaches back toward a simpler past, wondering why things can’t always be that easy. In gentle, easy-going harmony, the three singers reminisce about memories …

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Oct 23

‘What You See Ain’t Always What You Get’: If Luke Combs is involved, it’s probably better

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleJust as Luke Combs‘ debut album, This One’s for You, evolved into This One’s for You Too, today his sophomore effort, What You See Is What You Get, expands to become What You See Ain’t Always What You Get.   If you suspect Luke had a plan all along — you’re right. “Yeah, actually, I did…” he …

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