Steve Nedved

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Jun 15

All music all of the time

Jun 15

Back Home Again: Keith Urban Books a Show in His Birthplace

Capitol NashvilleFor the first time in his life, Keith Urban will finally get to do a major show where he was born. While you might assume that’d be Australia — you’d be wrong. Though Keith grew up “down under,” he was actually born in New Zealand. “I’m so psyched about finally getting to play a real show …

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Jun 14

Newcomer Drake White Ignites the "SPARK" August 19

Dot RecordsDrake White’s debut album, which features his top-30 hit, “Livin’ the Dream,” is due out August 19. The Alabama native had a hand in writing ten of the album’s dozen songs. “Since we began this journey, working on the album, I knew I wanted the title to be SPARK,” he says. “The idea of starting …

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Jun 14

"Small Town Boy Like Me": Dustin Lynch Debuts New Music

Courtesy of L3 Entertainment / FlyHi FilmsWe know Dustin Lynch’s recent number-one, “Mind Reader,” is likely the last single to be released from his sophomore album, Where It’s At, but so far, we haven’t been able to predict what his new single might be. After his free show Sunday in Nashville, we might have a …

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Jun 14

There's Gold in Jon Pardi's "California Sunrise"

Capitol NashvilleJon Pardi’s sophomore album doesn’t even come out until Friday, but one of its tracks has already been certified gold. On Sunday, right before he played the Riverfront Stage at CMA Music Festival, the California native found out his top-ten hit “Head Over Boots” has sold half a million copies. If you’re counting, that …

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Jun 14

Carrie Underwood Crashes Practice to Donate Some Dough

CMA/Image Group LASome Oklahoma athletes got quite a surprise during a recent practice, as Carrie Underwood showed up to give them $100,000. The money comes from a partnership between Carrie’s CALIA fitness brand and Dick’s Sporting Goods. In all, the two plan to donate half a million dollars to girls youth sports teams across the …

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Jun 14

How to Get Your Moment with Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley and More

ABC/Image Group LAThis summer, you can get closer to your favorite stars — and you can do it while helping a good cause. From now through June 22, you can bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences as part of Musicians on Call’s Half a Million Moments campaign. Up for grabs are concert tickets and meet-and-greets with the …

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Jun 14

Main Street businesses face flooding

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A water main break flooded at least three Main Street businesses in Mitchell. The flooding Monday night ruined merchandise and forced businesses to close early. Harve’s Sport Shop owner Jim Johnston estimates that more than 1,000 gallons of water flooded his store. He says it was “kind of disheartening.” The water …

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Jun 13

"Cryin'" Time: Martina McBride Duets with Steven Tyler

ABC RadioMartina McBride may be a four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, but she’s also a die-hard Aerosmith fan. At Saturday night’s CMA Music Festival, she got the once-in-a-lifetime chance to sing the band’s 1993 hit, “Cryin’,” with the man who made it famous. “I got a phone call… ‘Hey Martina, this is Steven Tyler!’” she says, recalling …

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Jun 13

Little Big Town Delivers a "Miracle" After a Weekend Filled with Tragedy

Capitol NashvilleTo the capacity crowd in Nashville’s Nissan Stadium Sunday night, it might have seemed that Little Big Town put together their performance with the Born Again Church Choir and Pharrell Williams in response to the tragedies in Orlando this weekend. But in fact, their uplifting number was planned weeks ago. “We cut a song with Pharrell called ‘Miracle’ and it …

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