Steve Nedved

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When they’re not on tour, Dan + Shay are “floating around the pool with an acoustic guitar” this summer

ABC After a couple of relatively quiet months, Dan + Shay are once again hitting the stage: They performed at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, where they also won Top Country Duo/Group, and now they’re on tour with Kenny Chesney for the summer. And while both members of the duo are longtime Kenny fans who’ve …

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Nashville notes: Dolly Parton + more

Dolly Parton presented broadcasting legend Dan Rather with the Peabody Career Achievement Award this week. He’s one of several honorees at the upcoming 82nd Peabody Awards, which will be held during a multiday virtual celebration next month. Rising country star Ernest teased a new track called “Songs We Used to Sing” on social media this …

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Morgan Wallen says family, friends, fatherhood helped him grow in the wake of his racist slur scandal

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Morgan Wallen made his return to the awards show spotlight at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards over the weekend, performing two songs — “Don’t Think Jesus” and “Wasted on You” — and bringing home the award for Top Country Male Artist. It was his first performance since a video of him yelling …

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“My world”: Kane Brown shares a sweet outdoor snapshot of his two daughters

ABC Kane Brown may be busy readying a new album, but he’s never too busy to spend time with family. The superstar hopped on social media this week to share a snap of his daughters, 2-year-old Kingsley and 4-month-old Kodi. Kane and his wife, Katelyn, have previously told fans that Kingsley loves being a big …

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Cody Johnson sends “Human” to country radio, puts more tour dates on the books

Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Stagecoach After the success of his two-week number-one hit, “Til You Can’t,” Cody Johnson is following up that single with the title track off his Human The Double Album. Part of the appeal of “Til You Can’t” was its powerful message, and with his new single “Human,” Cody once again relies …

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Could an album about “dadding” be in Thomas Rhett’s future? It “sounds really fun,” he says

ABC Sure, Thomas Rhett’s written plenty of songs about family life and parenting — “Life Changes” and “To the Guys That Date My Girls,” for two — but he’s never written a whole project specifically devoted to the ups and downs of raising young kids. That might change in the future, according to a new …

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Keith Whitley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Joe Galante are the 2022 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees

Noel Vasquez/Getty Images Keith Whitley, Jerry Lee Lewis and music industry executive Joe Galante are the next three inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Brooks & Dunn announced the news during an event at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday morning, offering some words about each of the soon-to-be …

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Jon Pardi makes an impression with “clever” single “Last Night Lonely”

Capitol Records Nashville Jon Pardi was an instant fan of his current single, “Last Night Lonely.” Even though the hit singer tries to write most of his own songs, he was so taken with the story that songwriters Dylan Marlowe, Joe Fox and Jimi Bell created that he knew it had to be his.  “I thought it was really well-written song. Usually when …

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Nashville notes: Garth Brooks, George Strait & more

In light of the tragic shooting that took place at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., this weekend, Garth Brooks has delayed the on-sale date for his July 23 show at Highmark Stadium. A new date for when tickets will go on sale will be announced in the coming weeks.  George Strait has announced two new dates for his Las …

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Lainey Wilson shares how she has a “Heart Like a Truck” in new single

ABC Lainey Wilson is giving fans a taste of her new single, “Heart Like a Truck.”  The hit singer has announced that “Heart Like a Truck” will be dropping on Friday. She’s starting off the week by treating fans with a listen into the chorus. The lyrics find her comparing her heart to a worn down truck that’s …

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