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Tyler Hubbard wants ‘Strong’ to showcase more of who he is

Courtesy of EMI Records Nashville Releasing new music is more than an obligation for Tyler Hubbard. To him, it’s an artistic avenue to offer glimpses of his life to fans. “I think that’s part of the goal. Sharing my art with the world is just letting them into who I am even more and getting to know one …

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Nashville notes: Parker McCollum’s “Burn It Down” candle + Connie Smith’s surprise album

Parker McCollum has released a new Burn It Down candle. The candle, hand-poured and packed in Nashville, is a nod to his latest chart-topper and boasts notes of smoke, amber, wood and more. You can grab yours now at Parker’s merch store. Country icon and Grand Ole Opry member Connie Smith has surprise-released her 55th album, Love, Prison, Wisdom and …

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Riley Green strips down “Worst Way” for fans

Disney/Scott Kirkland As Riley Green readies to drop his Way Out Here EP Friday, he’s taken to Instagram to treat fans to a stripped-back version of its latest preview track, “Worst Way.” Donning a black Caterpillar hoodie, camo hat and jeans, Riley performed the racy track with an acoustic guitar in an apartment living room. “I want you in the worst …

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It’s a “Good Day” when Russell Dickerson announces new music

Chris Haston/NBC Russell Dickerson is set to drop a new song, “Good Day To Have a Great Day,” on May 3. While not much is known about the song yet, Russell did share its cover art: a picture of him standing on a bed wearing a white tank top and striped shorts. “IT’S A GOOD DAY TO HAVE A GREAT FREAKING …

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Lainey Wilson’s a proud farmer in new Tractor Supply commercial

Disney/Randy Holmes Tractor Supply Company has teamed up with their 2024 Brand Ambassador, Lainey Wilson, for a brand new commercial. The 30-second clip follows Lainey from her simple life on the farm to onboarding her tour bus and taking the stage as a country superstar. “I’m from a farming community. A little town of 200 people. A fifth-generation farmer’s …

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ERNEST’s celebrating ‘Nashville, Tennessee’ with free show + TV appearances

Courtesy of Big Loud Records ERNEST‘s lined up a slew of events to celebrate the Friday release of his new album, Nashville, Tennessee. The Nashville native will begin album release day with an interview on CBS Mornings about his 26-track record. Later at 8 p.m. CT, ERNEST will play a free show at Nashville’s 6th & Peabody. Fans can also purchase exclusive merch and …

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Hailey’s all smiles with Trisha on the Opry stage

Disney/Scott Kirkland It’s not every day that you get to sing on the Grand Ole Opry stage with your hero. But that’s what happened on April 9 for Hailey Whitters. The “Everything She Ain’t” singer was joined by country icon Trisha Yearwood onstage for a live performance of their duet, “How Far Can It Go?” “got …

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Dustin Lynch shares how he pivoted through a recent curveball on his Killed the Cowboy Tour

Disney/Scott Kirkland After kicking off the first three shows of his Killed the Cowboy Tour, Dustin Lynch is officially in the groove of things and ready for an exciting trek. “We’ve got the plan down and we’ve got some reps under our belts now. So now it’s just about getting comfortable,” Dustin told ABC Audio at Sunday’s CMT Music Awards. Comfort, however, …

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Nashville notes: Dolly Parton’s new children’s book, Terri Clark’s Greatest Hits LP + Ryman show

Dolly Parton has teamed up with Penguin Young Readers to publish Dolly Parton’s Billy the Kid Comes Home for Christmas, arriving October 1. The picture book is a standalone sequel to 2023’s Dolly Parton’s Billy the Kid Makes It Big. “I always love celebrating Christmas with my family and of course my god-dog Billy. Since he’s a big star now, …

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Conner Smith picks Hailey Whitters duet as next single

Courtesy of The Valory Music Co. Conner Smith has chosen “Roulette on the Heart” as the follow-up single to “Creek Will Rise.” Conner wrote the love song with Jessi Alexander, Chase McGill and Mark Trussell, and it features “Everything She Ain’t” singer Hailey Whitters. “From the moment I wrote ‘Roulette On The Heart,’ it felt like …

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