Steve Nedved

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Brett Eldredge and Old Dominion join an ACM lineup full of superstar collaborations and performances

Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights ReservedBrett Eldredge and Old Dominion are the latest additions to an ACM lineup that’ll leave you wondering how they can possibly squeeze this many performances into only three hours. Sunday night’s show will also bring an unprecedented number of superstar collaborations and firsts. Tim McGraw and Faith …

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You never know what you're gonna get: How Brad Paisley's superstar collaborations paved an unpredictable path for “Love and War”

ABC/Image Group LA Brad Paisley jokes that making his new album, Love and War, was a lot like “going through the maze to find the cheese.” “I didn’t have necessarily the clearest vision of what I was going to wind up with,” he admits. “I just knew I wanted to go sort of down this path.” That …

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“Rock On!” Tucker Beathard brings country to rock festivals this summer

Photo Courtesy of Big Machine Label GroupTucker Beathard may very well be the hippest dude in all of country music these days. By the time he wraps up his run on Brantley Gilbert’s The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour next month, he’ll be ready to set out on a summer full of festivals,  some of which are the …

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Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley stage a Wednesday TV takeover ahead of the ACMs

Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights ReservedThe clock is ticking toward Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley’s second time hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards, and starting Wednesday, the pair will be doing all they can to make sure all eyes are on them come Sunday night. Luke and Dierks will kick off the day Wednesday …

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Madame Tussauds and Patsy Cline Museum team up to give fans “Sweet Dreams” of late icon

Madame TussaudsFor the first time in more than 50 years, Patsy Cline is on a tour — of sorts — of Nashville. Madame Tussauds will reveal its new wax figure of the late country icon April 7 at the opening of the new Patsy Cline Museum in downtown Nashville. The new museum boasts the largest …

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Jesus, take the wheel: Carrie Underwood's leaving her longtime label home

ABC/Image Group LAWhile we don’t know exactly when new music will be coming from Carrie Underwood, we do know there’s a major change on the way for her next album. The reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year is leaving her longtime label home, Arista Nashville, for Capitol Records Nashville. “It’s so inspiring to me …

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“This One's for You”: A “Hurricane” of a first single leads the way for Luke Combs' debut

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleWith his very first single, “Hurricane,” already in the top-15, the debut album from newcomer Luke Combs is officially on the way. This One’s for You will be released June 2. The 27-year-old from the Tar Heel State had a hand in co-writing all of the record’s dozen tunes. “These songs mean …

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Your chance to play with Lady A: The “You Look Good” hitmakers hunt for a horn section

Capitol NashvilleIf you’re a horn player and a Lady Antebellum fan, this could be the gig for you! Lady A is looking for a brass section to join them on stage during their September 9 show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. To audition, you just need to post a video on social media of you playing their horn-fueled …

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Why Jason Aldean needs your help finding “honorary roadies”

ABC/Image Group LAEver since Jason Aldean lost a close friend to breast cancer just as he was enjoying his first taste of success, he’s been an avid supporter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation charity. So it’s no surprise the ACM Entertainer of the Year will continue that tradition when he launches the They Don’t …

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