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Reba drops ‘The Hammer’ this weekend

ABC/Frank Ockenfels Reba McEntire‘s ready to drop The Hammer this Saturday. That’s the name of the new Lifetime movie she both stars in and executive produced. In it, Reba plays colorful lawyer Kim Wheeler, who becomes a traveling judge in Nevada after the previous one died under suspicious circumstances.  Reba also reunites with her sitcom co-star Melissa Peterman, …

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Nashville notes: Ingrid & Sam visit Kelly, Danielle Bradbery headlines

You can check out Ingrid Andress and Sam Hunt performing their latest #1, “Wishful Drinking,” on The Kelly Clarkson Show here. Danielle Bradbery kicks off her headlining A Special Place Tour February 23 in Indianapolis. It shares its name with her new single.  Copyright © 2023, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Love after “Wishful Drinking”: Ingrid Andress releases “Feel Like This”

ABC Ingrid Andress‘ follow-up to her latest number one is the emotional “Feel Like This.” The singer/songwriter most recently topped the chart in mid-November with Sam Hunt and “Wishful Drinking.” With a hook that says “I don’t know what this is, but I think love’s supposed to feel like this,” the new single focuses on what it feels like …

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Drama unfolds as Ashley McBryde urges “Brenda Put Your Bra On”

ABC Ashley McBryde‘s latest update from the fictional town of Lindeville has arrived, in the form of her new video, “Brenda Put Your Bra On.”  The tune is the opening track from her Grammy-nominated Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville album and chronicles a domestic disturbance in a trailer park. “As soon as we recorded this song, we knew we …

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Dolly’s got “Peace Like a River” with the legendary Dionne Warwick

Todd Owyoung/NBC via Getty Images) Dolly Parton‘s finding “Peace Like a River” with the legendary Dionne Warwick.  The pop/R&B icon revealed the collaboration Tuesday on Tamron Hall, teasing the gospel track that Dolly wrote.  “She’s such a sweetheart,” Dionne added of Dolly. “I love her.” Dionne went on to say the duet is extra special because of …

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Stroll down “Memory Lane” with Old Dominion

ABC Old Dominion‘s hoping you’ll take a walk down “Memory Lane” with them on Thursday. That’s the title of the band’s new single, which arrives January 5.  “Sometimes, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, or missing someone, or maybe just feel a little nostalgic, there are places in my mind I can go that are full of …

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From Patsy Cline to Chris Stapleton, Rolling Stone weighs in on country’s best singers

ABC Who’s the best country singer of all time? According to Rolling Stone‘s new ranking of the 200 best singers across all genres, it’s Patsy Cline. She comes in at #13, just a dozen spaces behind Aretha Franklin, who lands on top.  Elvis Presley‘s at #17, just ahead of George Jones at #24, who’s often referred to as the greatest country …

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“Let it go”: Priscilla Block is ditching the things that “don’t serve” her in 2023

Mercury Nashville Priscilla Block is parting ways with bad habits and unhelpful hang-ups in 2023, and she’s encouraging fans to join her. In a video posted to TikTok, the breakout star reflected on her New Year’s goal of letting go of anything and everything that’s holding her back. “This is the time of year to let go …

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The Year in Music 2022: Country says goodbye to Loretta, Naomi, Alabama’s Jeff Cook and more

While there were plenty of happy moments in country music in 2022, we also collectively mourned some beloved artists. In October, the iconic Loretta Lynn passed away peacefully at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee at age 90. The Coal Miner’s Daughter helped pave the way for women in country music, writing and singing songs that tackled …

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The Year in Music 2022: Morgan Wallen bounces back big in 2022

2021 was a year filled with controversy for Morgan Wallen, after he was caught on video in February of that year using a racial slur, but the East Tennessee native bounced back in a big way in 2022.  Morgan took home the ACM Album of the Year trophy for his double set, Dangerous, and also picked up …

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