Category: ABC Country News

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Jan 21

Nashville notes

Kip Moore is sending a revamped, re-produced version of “Crazy One More Time” to country radio this week. Originally appearing on Kip’s 2012 debut album, Up All Night, the song has been a fan favorite ever since. Lauren Alaina‘s Grand Ole Opry induction date has been set for February 12. She got her invite last …

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Jan 21

Blake Shelton hits are getting revamped as ‘Rockabye Baby!’ lullabies

ABC Fans of all ages will soon be getting a dreamy new perspective on Blake Shelton’s biggest hits: They’re being released as lullabies. Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Blake Shelton will be out February 4. Country radio favorites like “Ol’ Red,” “Boys ‘Round Here” and “Happy Anywhere” will be transformed into gentle, xylophone-laden lullabies for …

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Jan 21

Kane Brown’s plan to “be the fittest guy in country music”

ABC If you keep up with Kane Brown, you probably know the singer’s on a path to “be the fittest guy in country music,” as he recently told Men’s Health.  If you happen to be on a similar journey, you’ll be interested to know the “One Mississippi” hitmaker’s also giving us a glimpse at how he plans …

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Jan 21

Chris Janson is going “All In” on new music: His next album’s coming out this spring

Mickey Bernal/Getty Images Chris Janson’s next studio album is officially on the way. On Twitter, he shared that the project, called All In, is “coming this spring.” To kick off the song rollout, he released the title track. “All In” is a catchy, irrepressible declaration of love, and it’s firmly rooted in the singer’s real …

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Jan 21

Thomas Rhett will “Bring the Bar to You” with his sprawling 2022 tour

ABC Thomas Rhett has some big tour news to share this week: He’s hitting the road for his Bring the Bar to You headlining trek in June. “Man, it feels good to share this tour news,” the singer says. “I’ll never take for granted being able to come see y’all and I’m so fired up …

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Jan 21

Luke Combs and wife Nicole are expecting a baby boy: “Couldn’t be more excited”

ABC Luke Combs is a first time dad-to-be. The singer and his wife, Nicole, shared on social media this week that they’re expecting their first child, a baby boy. “Here we go y’all!” wrote Luke, alongside a series of pictures showing off Nicole’s baby bump and a sonogram image. “Lil dude Combs is coming this …

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Jan 21

Walker Hayes can’t walk into Applebee’s anymore without fans coming up to him — but that’s a good thing

ABC The full-length version of Walker Hayes’ Country Stuff arrives today, and the singer’s career is in a very different place now than it was when he first put out the project as an EP. That’s because he skyrocketed into superstardom with the viral success of “Fancy Like,” one of the songs on the EP-turned-album. …

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Jan 20

“Who doesn’t love Betty White?”: Trisha Yearwood remembers a late legend, raises more than $38k for animals

ABC Trisha Yearwood recently tried her hand at the #BettyWhiteChallenge, with big results: Her fundraising drive in honor of Betty White’s 100th birthday raised $38,000 in donations for her pet charity, Dottie’s Yard. “Who doesn’t love Betty White?” Trisha said during her online fundraiser. “And I just think Betty right now is so happy that …

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Jan 20

Nashville notes

Midland will premiere the music video for their new song, “Sunrise Tells the Story,” at their YouTube channel on Friday, but you can watch it now on CMT. In a video posted on Carly Pearce‘s YouTube Channel, Carly and Ashley McBryde dish on their ex-texting habits, whether or not they Google themselves and more in …

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Jan 20

Luke Combs, Willie Nelson + Jimmy Buffett are headliners for the second week of New Orleans Jazz Fest 2022

ABC Luke Combs, Willie Nelson and Jimmy Buffett are among the long list of acts headed down to Louisiana for the multi-genre New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival this spring. All three acts will perform during the second weekend of the event, which takes place May 5-8. The first half of the festival will take place April …

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