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Nashville notes: Fresh tracks from Eli Winders, Lauren Watkins + more

Eli Winders has released a reflective romantic ode, “Another Love.” Of the new track’s genesis, Eli shares, “It was one of the first songs I wrote that I thought was good enough for people to hear, now two years later and it’s finally coming out. At the time I wanted to write the saddest song …

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Tyler Hubbard, Maddie & Tae, Travis Denning + more join UMG Nashville fan event

ABC Universal Music Group Nashville has announced its second annual UMG Nashville Takeover. Happening June 6-9 during CMA Fest, the event will offer fans free performances, artist photo & signing opportunities, fan club parties, listening events and more.  The star-studded artist lineup includes Tyler Hubbard, Maddie & Tae, Travis Denning, Josh Turner, Kassi Ashton, Anne Wilson, Kylie Morgan, …

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Zach Bryan spotlights a family funeral in “Pink Skies”

Courtesy of Belting Bronco Records/Warner Records Zach Bryan‘s “Pink Skies” may be about a family funeral, but not his. The track, which arrived Friday, paints a scene of children and family members gathering for their kinfolk’s funeral. “The kids are in town for a funeral/ So pack the car and dry your eyes/ I know they got plenty …

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Blake Shelton’s loving his unreleased Post Malone collab

ABC It’s no secret that Post Malone‘s dipping his toes into country music. He recently teamed with Morgan Wallen on “I Had Some Help,” HARDY and Morgan on Joe Diffie‘s “Pickup Man,” sang at the 2024 ACM Awards and has shared the stage with Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley and Sara Evans. Now, Posty’s teased another collab, this time with “God’s Country” hitmaker Blake Shelton. …

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Dolly announces ‘Smoky Mountain DNA’ album + docuseries

Courtesy of Owepar Entertainment Dolly Parton will pay homage to her family’s lineage with her forthcoming album, Dolly Parton & Family: Smoky Mountain DNA – Family, Faith & Fables. Arriving November 15 via Owepar Entertainment, the project, which Dolly’s cousin Richie Owens produced, will explore the heritage of the global icon’s two families — her paternal Parton family and her maternal family, the Owens.  “I cannot believe …

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Travis Denning rolls out debut album, ‘Roads That Go Nowhere’

Courtesy of Mercury Nashville Travis Denning‘s long-awaited debut album, Roads That Go Nowhere, has arrived.  Travis co-wrote 12 of the 15 songs, and the project’s one that he says chronicles his life journey, especially the title track. “The story [of the album’s title track] is a picture into my life and the roads that went …

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Keith Urban embarked on unorthodox journey for his next album: “This never actually happened to me before”

Nathan Congleton/NBC It’s not every day that you record an album and have it completed, only to return to the drawing board and rework the project. But that’s what happened to Keith Urban when he put together the follow-up to THE SPEED OF NOW: Part 1. “I’d actually started an album that became this record, and I …

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Nashville notes: Lainey Wilson + Conner Smith’s merch, Tim McGraw’s “One Bad Habit”

Hang tight y’all, Lainey Wilson‘s dropped new merch. Among the newly added items are a Country’s Cool Again poster, Tough As Nails crewneck and a Wildflowers T-shirt. Shop the collection now at Lainey’s merch store. Tim McGraw is giving a behind-the-scenes look at his latest single, “One Bad Habit,” and sharing how it reminds him of his …

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Dylan Scott’s got a new love song up his sleeve

Omar Vega/FilmMagic With hits like “My Girl” and “Can’t Have Mine,” Dylan Scott‘s no stranger to love songs. Now, as he readies to release his next body of work, he’s teasing a new romantic track, “I Owe You One.” In the 14-second snippet, Dylan reflects on his previous relationships, and how his exes have prepared him …

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Miranda recorded her “pretty honky-tonk” new album in Texas

ABC Love a really country album with steel guitar? Well, Miranda Lambert might just have the record for you. While Miranda’s still hush-hush about the release date, she did discuss the production style of the project — one that she recorded in the Lone Star State. “I made this record in Texas, and it meant the world to me. I had …

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