Category: ABC Country News

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Blake Shelton headlining San Diego’s Boots in the Park

ABC Blake Shelton is taking country music to the California coast with a headlining set at 2022 Boots in the Park.  The one-day event takes over Waterfront Park in San Diego on April 2, with Carly Pearce and Brett Young also performing. Additions to the lineup will be announced in the coming weeks.  “Y’all don’t miss out on San Diego’s Biggest …

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“Knowing You”: Kenny Chesney tops the chart with 34th #1 hit

Warner Music Nashville Kenny Chesney is carrying his nostalgic single, “Knowing You,” to the top of the charts. The superstar has amassed his 34th #1 hit with the song as it reaches the pinnacle position on the country chart after a 37-week climb. It’s the latest single off his 2020 album, Here and Now, which debuted atop the Billboard Top …

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Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood & more to appear on inaugural ‘Opry Live: USO Holiday Special’

ABC Luke Combs and Carrie Underwood are performing in the Grand Ole Opry’s first USO show this holiday season.  Created in partnership with United Service Organizations, a nonprofit that provides entertainment to service members and their families, Opry Live: USO Holiday Special will feature additional performances by Josh Turner, Lauren Alaina, Craig Morgan, himself an Army veteran, plus Jessie James Decker and duo The War & Treaty.  The …

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Maren Morris gets a tour of the White House

ABC Ahead of her performance at the National Christmas Tree Lighting event in Washington, D.C. on Sunday night, Maren Morris got a special tour of the White House.  The superstar took to her Instagram Stories to take fans along for the ride, sharing sweeping shots of the Red Room, which that features one of many giant Christmas …

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Brett Young’s a fan of Darius Rucker “through the roof” after they teamed up for his Christmas record

Jason Kempin/Getty Images Brett Young was already a huge fan of Darius Rucker, but he was impressed by the veteran performer on a whole new level after working with him on “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” for his holiday record, Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics. “It was one of those moments where …

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Kelsea Ballerini celebrates four years of marriage to Morgan Evans with a mini-poem

ABC Kelsea Ballerini and her singer-songwriter husband, Morgan Evans, marked four years of marriage on Thursday, and she celebrated by sharing a snapshot of the two of them together. In the caption of her post, Kelsea shared her feelings for her husband in a few words: “You are etched into me / A heart carved …

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Nashville notes

Brett Eldredge discusses his new holiday album and all things festive in a new Christmas-themed Q&A. You can watch the full interview on YouTube now. Lainey Wilson, Granger Smith and Chase Rice are featured artists on “Beer Song,” the newest track off of the Hardy-curated Hixtape: Vol 2. The full project comes out next Friday. …

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Luke Bryan + Morgan Wallen are headliners for the inaugural TidalWave Music Festival

ABC Luke Bryan and Morgan Wallen have just been announced as the headlining acts for TidalWave Music Festival, a brand-new country event that’s coming to the beach of New Jersey’s Atlantic City in 2022. The three-day fest will take place August 12-14. Luke and Morgan are each scheduled to headline one day, with an additional …

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“Slow Down Summer”: Thomas Rhett yearns to turn back the clock in his flashback-filled new video

ABC Thomas Rhett’s “Slow Down Summer” tells the story of young love that’s racing against the clock, with both people in the relationship desperately clinging to the time they’ve got left together before the seasons change and their busy lives pull them apart. In his just-released music video, the singer sets a visual component to …

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Blake Shelton drops ‘Body Language Deluxe’, complete with Brooks & Dunn and Hardy duets

ABC The deluxe version of Blake Shelton’s Body Language album arrives today, adding four new songs to the album’s original 12 tracks. Among them are two new high-profile duets. One, called “Fire Up the Night,” features rising star Hardy, who also co-wrote Blake’s 2019 hit, “God’s Country.” Hardy’s a co-writer on the new song, too, …

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