Steve Nedved

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Jun 22

Brett Eldredge Shaves Beard, Shoots Video at Wrigley Field

Warner Music NashvilleFor an Illinois native like Brett Eldredge, just setting foot in Chicago’s Wrigley Field can be exciting. So it’s no surprise the rising country star was over the moon when he actually got to shoot his new music video, “Wanna Be That Song,” in the historic baseball venue. Eldredge says he has been a …

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Jun 22

Kellie Pickler Tours Tokyo Following Split With Record Label

Image Group LA/ABC via Getty ImagesWhile she has yet to comment on her departure from the artist roster at record label Black River Entertainment, Kellie Picker seems to be taking it in stride. The singer and her husband, songwriter Kyle Jacobs, are currently visiting Japan. Tweeting from Tokyo, Pickler wrote, “Blessed to see the world with my adventure and life …

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Jun 22

Little Big Town Joins Boston Pops Fourth of July Celebration

UMG NashvilleLittle Big Town will be spending next month’s Independence Day holiday in Boston, where the band has been been tapped to appear on the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. They join previously announced performers Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, who are set to perform their hits in conjunction with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and its conductor, Keith Lockhart. The two-hour special …

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Jun 22

Country Star Trivia for 6/22/2016

ComStock/ThinkStockWhat year did future superstar Garth Brooks sign his first recording deal with Capitol Records in Nashville? ANSWER: 1988. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Jun 22

Nashville Notes for 6/22/2016

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkStockPrior to his June 19 performance at the Buckeye Country Superfest in Ohio, Randy Houser awarded a decked out new truck to a U.S. military veteran as a “thank you” for his service. The Chevrolet Colorado was outfitted with more than $50,000 in tailgating and grilling items. The service member and his family also received free …

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Jun 22

Sam Hunt Plans To Turn Ideas Into Music This Fall

UMG NashvilleFans eager for new music from Sam Hunt will have to wait a little longer, and they can blame his busy touring schedule for that. “It’s hard for me to balance writing with touring,” he says. “Last year I was so busy it was hard to write on the road, especially when we were going so …

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Jun 21

Joey + Rory Subject Of New Documentary

Courtesy Hickory FilmsSinger/songwriter Rory Feek, formerly half of the country music duo Joey + Rory, is remembering his late wife and musical partner Joey Martin Feek with a new documentary. To Joey, With Love will be shown in more than 500 movies theaters nationwide just once, on Sept. 20. The film follows the birth of their now two-year-old daughter, Indiana, and Joey’s …

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Jun 21

Costumes, Props From TV Series "Nashville" Up For Auction

ABC Television NetworkFans of the television series Nashville have a new reason to celebrate. Following recent news that the ABC-cancelled series would be picked up by CMT and Hulu for its fifth season comes word that the show’s production team will auction off 270 mementoes from the first four years. The site VIPFanAuctions.com is hosting the “Nashville is Back” …

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Jun 21

New Video Offers 360-Degree View of Jake Owen

Sony Music NashvilleCan’t get enough of Jake Owen? How about Jake Owen barefoot, on a beach, in a 360-degree virtual reality format? That’s exactly how Owen chose to shoot his innovative new music video for summer anthem “American Country Love Song.” The clip was filmed in Key West, FL, following Owen’s recent trip from Nashville to his home …

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Jun 21

Country Star Trivia for 6/21/2016

ComStpck/ThinkStockMontgomery Gentry was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry by fellow stars Little Jimmy Dickens and Marty Stuart? What was the year? ANSWER: 2009 Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.