Steve Nedved

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Scotty McCreery celebrates success of three consecutive #1 hits

ABC/Christopher Willard Scotty McCreery is riding high on the success of his recent singles.  This week, Scotty was presented with plaques commemorating his three consecutive singles that have sat at #1 on country radio: “In Between,” “You Time” and current multiweek #1, “Damn Strait.” He also received plaques for Gold certification by the RIAA for each track.  …

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“Ain’t life grand”: Kane Brown to make VMA performance debut

ABC Kane Brown is making VMA history.  The “Grand” singer will make his MTV Video Music Awards debut on the Toyota Stage with the first live TV performance of his new single, “Grand.” He’s also the first male country act to perform on the VMAs. Past country artists who’ve performed at the all-genre show include Kacey Musgraves and Taylor …

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Keith Urban recalls “surreal” first time meeting Olivia Newton-John

ABC/Image Group LA Keith Urban has nothing but fond memories of the late Olivia Newton-John. The country singer met the Grease star at a songwriters’ retreat in the late ’90s and reveals he was a bit of a “fanboy.”  “It was surreal to get to meet her. She couldn’t have been more down to earth, kind, friendly, warm, funny, everything I thought …

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Carrie Underwood plans to share the workout secrets behind her famous sculpted legs

ABC Ever wonder how Carrie Underwood gets her trademark chiseled legs? Well, wonder no more: the superstar is taking fans along with her for leg day, with help from her fitness app, fit52. “People are always asking me about my leg workouts, and my actual leg workouts are coming to the fit52 app,” Carrie tells …

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Justin Moore’s “With a Woman You Love” coincides with major milestones in his marriage

Jason Kempin/Getty Images Justin Moore’s fast-rising new country single, “With a Woman You Love,” is one of the most romantic songs he’s ever put out. “With a woman you love, you’ll get home at a decent hour / Don’t need to look no more, ‘cause you’ve finally found her,” he sings in the chorus. “No, …

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Nashville notes: Chase Rice, Jon Pardi + more

Chase Rice has released the music video for his new song, “Key West & Colorado.” In case you missed it, Jon Pardi made a stop on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night to perform his top-five single, “Last Night Lonely.” You can watch his performance now. David Nail, who has earned two chart-topping hits …

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Dierks Bentley, Morgan Wallen + more will perform at 2022 ACM Honors

Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music Morgan Wallen, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini are just a few of the acts that will take the stage to perform at the 2022 ACM Honors. The evening’s full lineup was announced on Wednesday, ahead of the show itself, which will take place on August 24 …

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Cody Johnson cancels three shows due to illness, thanks fans for “understanding and patience”

Cody Johnson is halting his weekend tour plans. The singer shared the news on social media, explaining that the cancelation is due to an illness. “We understand the inconvenience this causes with travel, plans and with purchased tickets, and we apologize for this unforeseen circumstance,” the singer wrote in his post. “We very much appreciate …

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Darius Rucker to take the spotlight for new installment of CMT Storytellers

ABC Darius Rucker is the headliner for the next CMT Storytellers, a one-hour concert special featuring performances and never-before-heard stories about how some of the star’s biggest hits came to life. “There have been so many nights when someone comes up to me after a show and tells me what a song means to them,” …

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“Let’s go”: Cole Swindell teases a Jo De Messina cameo in upcoming “She Had Me at Heads Carolina” video

ABC/Connie Chornuk Cole Swindell has said that he hopes to find a way to involve ‘90s country star Jo Dee Messina in his new song, “She Had Me at Heads Carolina.” After all, the single pays a pretty big homage to her 1996 country hit, “Heads Carolina.” As he gears up to put out the song’s …

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