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Oct 18

‘Dancing’ daddy Jimmie Allen reveals the strategy that’s pushing him closer to the mirrorball

ABC/Eric McCandless Jimmie Allen‘s coming off a big week, as he heads into “Grease Night” this evening on Dancing with the Stars.  Not only did he and his wife Alexis Gale welcome their second daughter, Zara James, over the weekend, he also just turned in his best performance of the season last Tuesday on Disney Villains Night.  Part of Jimmie’s strategy …

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Oct 15

Nashville notes

Cody Johnson has shared a new music video to go along with his tender ballad, “‘Til You Can’t.” The song is on the track list of his Human: The Double Album, which came out last week. Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus is lending his name to a special new Donato’s Pizza menu item, for a …

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Oct 15

“Glow”: Chris Stapleton teams with Kelly Clarkson for a festive new duet

Atlantic Records Kelly Clarkson’s holiday project, When Christmas Comes Around, arrived on Friday, and the track list boasts some impressive collaborators. Among them is Chris Stapleton, who lends his voice to one particularly soulful song, “Glow.” Kelly and Chris trade verses on the song, a love ballad about the one special person who’s missing from …

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Oct 15

Lady A will offer the live premiere of “Swore I Was Leaving” during an upcoming AXS TV special

ABC/Chris Hollo Lady A is among the acts joining AXS TV’s celebration of National Country Music Month. The trio will be at the center of At Home and Social with Lady A — An AXS TV Special Event, which airs later this month That broadcast will include the world performance premiere of the band’s new …

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Oct 15

Jordan Davis + Luke Bryan put an intimate, acoustic new spin on “Buy Dirt”

UMG Nashville Jordan Davis and Luke Bryan reunite this week for a new version of “Buy Dirt,” a duet that originally came out as the title track of Jordan’s May EP. This time around, the two stars trade verses on a stripped-down, acoustic version that highlights the song’s message. A new video shows Jordan and …

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Oct 15

Following “Fancy Like,” Walker Hayes serves up another dose of twang-filled swagger with “U Gurl”

Matt Bacnis Hot on the heels of his viral hit, “Fancy Like,” Walker Hayes returns with another taste of his signature rhythm, swagger and authenticity. This time, it’s “U Gurl,” a playfully sultry ode to his partner. “With ‘U Gurl’ we wanted to capture that feeling when you look at your significant other and you …

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Oct 15

“If I Was a Cowboy”: Miranda Lambert imagines a different kind of life in her new single

Alexa King Miranda Lambert is kicking off a new musical chapter on Friday, with the release of her dreamy, mid-tempo new single, “If I Was a Cowboy.” The track paints a picture of life out on the open plains in the West, chasing freedom on horseback and seeing the world from under the brim of …

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Oct 15

From Chicago to ‘Pelago,’ Ryan Hurd’s debut album title fits “To a T”

Sony Music Nashville More than four years after the arrival of his first EP, Ryan Hurd‘s first full-length album finally arrives today.  Though he’s previously written number-ones for Lady A, Luke Bryan, and Blake Shelton, the record features Ryan’s biggest hit as an artist so far, his nearly-top-five duet with his wife Maren Morris, “Chasing After You.” And it’s titled… Pelago.  “It …

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Oct 14

“If I Were a Cowboy”: Miranda Lambert teases new music ahead

Connie Chronuk/ABC Miranda Lambert’s had a slew of new songs to share this year, and she’s showing no signs of slowing down now. This week, the singer has been teasing the release of a new track, called “If I Were a Cowboy,” on Friday. A snippet of the song shows Miranda sitting alone at a …

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Oct 14

Nashville notes

Reba McEntire has announced the return of her podcast, Living & Learning with Reba McEntire. The second season will be available on Spotify on October 25. Guests this season include Lady A, Trisha Yearwood and Reba’s boyfriend, actor Rex Linn. Chris Young will perform at the third annual Charlie Daniels Patriot Award Dinner, which will …

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