Steve Nedved

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Apr 08

Chris Stapleton, George Strait + more salute Jerry Lee Lewis in an upcoming Skyville Live CMT broadcast

ABCChris Stapleton, Toby Keith, Lee Ann Womack, George Strait and Kris Kristofferson will all take the stage in an upcoming Skyville Live broadcast paying tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis. The one-hour event airs next Tuesday, April 13 on CMT. It’s part of a series of Skyville Live specials, with CMT premiering the broadcast version of …

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Apr 08

Luke Bryan gave Katy Perry’s baby a BB gun: “It just seemed to be the right gift”

ABC/Eric McCandlessKaty Perry and her fiancé Orlando Bloom welcomed their daughter, Daisy Dove, last August, and she got quite a welcome-to-the-world present from her superstar mom’s American Idol co-star, Luke Bryan. During an appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Luke explained that he picked his unlikely baby gift — a Daisy-brand BB gun — in honor …

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Apr 08

Florida Georgia Line will perform “Long Live” on ‘GMA’ to celebrate their newest number-one hit

ABCAfter securing their 18th career chart-topper earlier this week, Florida Georgia Line has announced an upcoming stop on ABC’s Good Morning America. The superstar duo will perform their latest country radio hit, “Long Live,” as well as sit down for a live interview on the show next Wednesday. FGL has no shortage of things to …

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Apr 08

Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation kicks off “Love Harder” campaign for dogs less frequently adopted

Westin HeflinIn 2021, Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation will focus on supporting the shelter dogs who don’talways get easily adopted, including senior dogs, black dogs, pit mixes and dogs with disabilities. “The truth is, these dogs are the easiest to love, maybe because they need us the most,” the singer reflects. “But with so many misperceptions, …

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Apr 08

Carrie Underwood’s Easter Sunday ‘My Savior’ livestream show raised over $112,000 for charity

Cameron Premo/Courtesy of Carrie UnderwoodCarrie Underwood celebrated Easter Sunday by bringing her newly-released gospel project, My Savior, to the stage of Nashville’s Ryman auditorium. The free live event, called My Savior: Live from the Ryman, was available to livestream on Carrie’s Facebook page, drawing almost 2.5 million viewers from all across the world. During the …

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Apr 08

Kane Brown announces his massive 2021 Blessed & Free arena tour, kicking off this fall

Matthew BerinatoKane Brown is returning to the road in 2021. The country superstar just announced his Blessed & Free Tour, a 35-stop trek that launches in Sacramento, California on October 1. Jordan Davis and Chase Rice will join Kane on the tour, as will up-and-coming act Restless Road. Kane’s a mentor for the young trio, …

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Apr 08

Gabby Barrett, Jimmie Allen named ACM’s New Female and Male Artists of the Year

Academy of Country MusicAhead of the 2021 ACM Awards later this month, the show has revealed two early winners: Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett have won New Male and Female Artist of the Year, respectively. Both winners received the exciting news courtesy of a surprise video message from Keith Urban, who’s this year’s show host. …

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Apr 08

Eric Church unearths ‘Heart & Soul’ at a fancy restaurant in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Joe Pugliese Eric Church decided to shake things up when he set out to record the follow-up to 2018’s Desperate Man. The North Carolina native took a totally revolutionary approach, sequestering producer Jay Joyce and his musicians in the Blue Ridge Mountains of his home state in January of 2020. But Eric didn’t take them to a studio. Instead, …

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Apr 07

With “one foot in traditional country,” Blake Shelton’s hoping to break new ground with ‘Body Language’

Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesIt’s been an exciting couple of weeks for Blake Shelton, who announced his 12th studio album, Body Language, just days after sharing that he’ll release a commemorative vinyl version of his debut single, “Austin,” to celebrate the song’s 20th anniversary. In fact, at the upcoming ACM Awards this month, Blake will perform a …

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Apr 07

Dolly Parton mourns the death of her uncle Bill Owens: “I wouldn’t be here if he hadn’t been there”

ABC/Image Group LADolly Parton is mourning the loss of a beloved family member who also worked tirelessly to further her musical career. The singer shared on Wednesday that her uncle Bill Owens has died. “I’ll start this eulogy by saying that I wouldn’t be here if he hadn’t been there,” the country legend wrote on …

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