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Nashville Notes: Stapleton sings with Bocelli + Young joins Jackson

Chris Young will join Alan Jackson for his first stop on the Last Call: One More for the Road Tour Aug. 2 at TD Garden in Boston. The debut album from Kassi Ashton, Made from the Dirt, is set to arrive Sept. 20. It features her current hit, “Called Crazy,” as well as the new track “Son …

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‘Am I Okay?’ Megan Moroney explains the puzzling title of album #2

Sony Music Nashville/Columbia Records Megan Moroney‘s 14-track sophomore album is finally here, boasting the quizzical title Am I Okay? “I love how from the title you’d assume it’s a heart-wrenching song, especially since I’m the Emo Cowgirl and everyone thinks I’m so sad all the time,” she says of the title track.  “But really it’s about …

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‘Deadpool’ & Shania? Ms. Twain’s hosting Nashville’s People’s Choice Awards

Disney/Eric McCandless Shania Twain‘s headed back to Music City for a hosting gig. “I am unbelievably excited to tell you that I’m hosting this year’s @peopleschoice Country Awards!!” the superstar shared on her socials, going on to shout out Ryan Reynolds. “Has somebody given @VancityReynolds a heads up?? Giddy Up Nashville, I’ll see you 9/26!” …

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Russell Dickerson’s feeling the romance in his “Bones”

Triple Tigers Records Russell Dickerson‘s wife Kailey continues to be his muse on his new single, “Bones,” just as she was on his first #1. “I haven’t felt this way about a song since my first single ‘Yours,’” the father of two says. “When my wife and I first got together I was a gamble …

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“Please Come To Boston” singer Dave Loggins dies at 76

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Singer/songwriter Dave Loggins, best known for his tune “Please Come To Boston,” died July 10, according to an obituary published in The Tennessean. Dave, second cousin of Grammy-winning singer Kenny Loggins, passed away at Alive Hospice in Nashville at the age of 76. “Please Come to Boston,” released in April 1974, …

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Warren Zeiders readies for ‘Relapse’ with “Addictions”

Warner Records Warren Zeiders is about to Relapse. That’s the title of the newcomer’s sophomore album, set to arrive August 23. The new track “Addictions” is the latest preview of the record, following the title track and “Betrayal.” Lest you worry the Pennsylvania native is facing some sort of substance abuse, “Addictions” is more of …

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Luke Combs launches ‘The Man I Am’ exhibit with gratitude for industry friends + loved ones

Jason Kempin/Getty Images for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Luke Combs‘ Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum exhibit may be titled The Man I Am, but for Luke, who he is today is shaped by those he’s been surrounded by. “The man that I am is because of all the people, the people that I …

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Nashville notes: Priscilla Blocks’ “Apartment” video + Cody Johnson’s COJO OPEN

Priscilla Block is readying to drop a music video for her new song, “Apartment,” on Friday. While you wait, check out a preview clip on Priscilla’s Instagram.  Thomas Rhett looks like he spent quality time with family and loved ones in June. In a new Instagram post, Thomas shared a carousel of snapshots of his “June at …

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Ingrid Andress previews “Colorado 9,” teases “something special on Monday”

ABC  Ingrid Andress is returning with new music soon. While a release date hasn’t been announced, the “More Hearts Than Mine” hitmaker recently hopped on Instagram and YouTube to tease an unreleased track, “Colorado 9.” “My childhood house is a different color now/ It was gray and blue now it’s yellowish/ That neighborhood really went to …

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Nate Smith’s about to drop a dance collab

Disney/Scott Kirkland Nate Smith is teaming with Swedish DJ and producer Alesso for a new cross-genre collab, “I Like It.” The track’s arriving Friday and was recently teased by Nate and Alesso on Instagram. “When she’s blonde with just the right amount of crazy,” Nate said via on-screen text in a video with a snippet of the …

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