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Shania Twain is open to collaborating with Harry Styles: “That would be awesome”

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AB Shania Twain doesn’t want to double dip when it comes to Harry Styles, but she says she’d love to sing with him again. Harry famously performed with Shania during his Coachella set last year and, of course, their fans are hoping to see the two collab. She told Entertainment Tonight she doesn’t want to be …

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Ready for some country soul? Stapleton teams up with Stevie & Smokey on Sunday’s Grammys

CBS/Recording Academy Chris Stapleton will likely lean into his R&B side Sunday night as he performs on the Grammys with the legendary Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson. The announcement came Friday on CBS Mornings. Smokey’s being honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year for 2023, along with his longtime friend, Motown founder Berry Gordy.  Stapleton, of course, is a Grammy …

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Carly Pearce writes it in stone one more time, live from Music City

Big Machine Before we get to hear new music from Carly Pearce, the ACM New Female Artist of the Year is putting out a live version of her critically acclaimed 29: Written in Stone album.  Carly co-produced the concert record herself, recording it last April at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works. In addition to the tracks on the original …

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The role Miranda Lambert played in Ashley McBryde’s Grammy-nominated ‘Lindeville’

ABC At Sunday’s Grammys, one of the unlikeliest records is up for the coveted Best Country Album trophy: Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville. Unlikely, because even Ashley herself agrees it’s a project that by conventional standards would probably never have gotten the green light.  Lindeville‘s a concept album about a fictional town and its residents, written and performed …

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Nashville notes: Rewatch Reba + Kelsea’s a ‘Storyteller’

The second season of CMT Storytellers premieres Thursday, February 16, at 10 p.m. ET, with an episode starring Kelsea Ballerini. If you missed the livestream of Reba McEntire‘s concert at the grand opening of Reba’s Place in Atoka, Oklahoma, last Thursday, you can check out the full show on her YouTube channel.  Copyright © 2023, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Keith Urban and Tim McGraw take their Boots and Hearts to Canada

Jason Davis/Getty Images Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Nickelback will headline this year’s Boots and Hearts festival in Canada. Riley Green, BRELAND, Lauren Alaina, Blanco Brown, Bailey Zimmerman, Travis Denning, Kylie Morgan, Adam Doleac, Seaforth and many more round out the lineup for the August 10-13 event. Known for being Canada’s largest camping festival, Boots and Hearts takes place in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds. You can …

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Justin & Priscilla are heating things up with the “You, Me and Whiskey” video

Big Machine Justin Moore and Priscilla Block‘s new video, “You, Me and Whiskey,” premieres Thursday night, and from the looks of things, it’s gonna be a hot one. A short, steamy clip Justin shared on Instagram shows a couple falling into bed, just before the romance starts and the clothes come off. You can tune in at 8:50 p.m. …

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TR, Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen hit a CMA Triple Play

ABC Luke Combs, HARDY, Thomas Rhett, ERNEST and Morgan Wallen will all pick up CMA’s Triple Play honor in a ceremony next month in Nashville. The artists are some of the 16 songwriters who’ll be recognized for charting three number ones during a 12-month period.  For Luke, the chart toppers are “Cold as You,” “Doin’ This” and “The Kind of Love We Make.” …

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Reba McEntire was almost the one sitting in Blake’s chair on ‘The Voice’

ABC It may be hard to imagine The Voice without Blake Shelton, but can you picture it with Reba McEntire instead? The Country Music Hall of Famer was originally offered Blake’s red chair when the show premiered back in 2011. “They sent it to me and I said, ‘I can’t see me doing that,’” she recently told ET. “Because, you know, …

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Chris Stapleton expands 2023’s All American Road Show

ABC Chris Stapleton‘s adding nearly 20 dates to the 2023 edition of the All American Road Show. The new concerts kick off April 26 in El Paso, Texas, and continue through August, though Chris does have a handful of already-scheduled shows in Texas and Oklahoma in March.  Presales start next Tuesday, February 7, before tickets …

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