Steve Nedved

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Jul 08

Russell Dickerson, Scotty McCreery to perform in video series honoring first number-one hits

ABC/Image Group LAA group of Nashville’s top songwriters are participating in a new series that highlights the first number-one songs from artists like Russell Dickerson and Scotty McCreery.  Publishing company BMI is teaming up with Taylor Guitars and audio equipment company Shure for an online video series called My #1 Moment that features a rotating cast of country artists and songwriters performing their …

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Jul 08

Jimmie Allen releases ‘Bettie James’ track list

BBR Music GroupJimmie Allen has pulled back the curtain on the track list for his EP, Bettie James.  The seven songs see Jimmie pairing up with a variety of cross-genre acts, Nelly, Tim McGraw and Mickey Guyton among them. Jimmie also provided insight into each song in a series of TikTok videos.  The EP’s first track is “Let the Good Times Roll,” a collaboration …

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Jul 08

Carly Pearce is “hopeful and excited” for new chapter in life

ABC/Image Group LACarly Pearce says she is “getting better” following her divorce from Michael Ray.  “I am grateful for quarantine,” Carly said during an appearance on friend Lindsay Ell‘s weekly online series Living wELL on Tuesday, saying it provided her with much-needed clarity.  Carly explained that the whirlwind of life as an artist can sometimes be a distraction for how …

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Jul 08

Wake up with Ashley McBryde at the Ryman this weekend

ABC/Image Group LAAshley McBryde will do three songs from her new album, Never Will, on morning TV this Saturday. The socially distanced performances were filmed at the Ryman Auditorium alongside two of her band mates, an experience the CMA New Artist of the Year describes as a joyful one.  “The thing about this time, in life and in music, is that connection …

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Jul 08

The Chicks release ‘Gaslighter’ track list

Columbia RecordsThe Chicks have unveiled the titles of the dozen songs on their highly anticipated album, Gaslighter.  In addition to the already released “Julianna Calm Down,” “March March” and lead single title track, Gaslighter boasts titles including “Everybody Loves You” and “For Her,” along with the cleverly phrased “My Best Friend’s Weddings” and “Tights on My Boat.”  The 12-song collection ends with “Hope …

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Jul 08

Blake Shelton performing at drive-in concert series

ABC/Image Group LABlake Shelton is hosting a drive-in concert later this month.  Following in Garth Brooks‘ footsteps, Blake is the next artist to participate in the Encore Drive-In Nights concert series in partnership with production company Encore Live, which produced Garth’s drive-in concert on June 27. Blake will also perform in a one-night-only, pre-recorded event that will broadcast at …

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Jul 08

Charlie Daniels funeral service to take place Friday

Erick Anderson Charlie Daniels will be laid to rest on Friday. According to the Tennesean, a funeral service for the country icon will be held at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Friday at 11 a.m. CT, preceded by an open visitation at Sellars Funeral Home in his hometown of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 …

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Jul 08

“I Called Mama” is just one of the “vignettes of life” arriving ‘Here on Earth’ from Tim McGraw

ABC/Mark LevineTim McGraw currently has his biggest hit since 2016’s “How I’ll Always Be,” as “I Called Mama” approaches country’s top ten.  The emotional song about reaching out to your mom for comfort is the first taste of Tim’s forthcoming sixteenth studio album, titled Here on Earth. And the title track seems likely to be equally as …

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Jul 07

Jimmie Allen longs for lost love in new song “Right Now”

Dustin HaneyAhead of the release of his upcoming collaborations EP, Jimmie Allen has shared a snippet of a new song called “Right Now.”   In an Instagram post on Monday, Jimmie played a teaser of the track that was written the same day. Co-written by the singer, Jordan Schmidt and Matt Rogers, the pop-leaning track finds Jimmie looking back on the one that got away …

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Jul 07

Justin Moore reflects on Charlie Daniels’ influence: “He became a mentor in my life”

ABC/Image Group LAIn a new episode of The Justin Moore Podcast, Justin Moore shares his personal connection with Charlie Daniels, one day after he passed away from a hemorrhagic stroke at the age of 83.  Justin reveals that Charlie became a mentor figure to him over the years, meeting soon after Justin’s grandfather passed away. “He genuinely became kind …

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