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Jun 18

In new “Playboy” interview, Maren Morris refuses to “just shut up and sing”

Columbia Nashville If you’re scandalized by the fact that Maren Morris appears in the new issue of Playboy, the “Girl” hitmaker wants to remind you that no less a country legend than Dolly Parton also took some tasteful, non-nude photos for the magazine back in 1978. As part of Playboy’s 20Q, Maren talks about sexuality, body image, marriage, pop crossovers, fitting …

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Jun 18

After three weeks at #1 with “Whiskey Glasses,” Morgan Wallen’s ready to start “Chasin’ You”

ABC/Image Group LANobody seems to want to take off their “Whiskey Glasses,” least of all Morgan Wallen. The East Tennessee native’s latest hit is currently spending its third week atop Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. “The power of this song, my fans, and country radio continues to just blow me away,” Morgan reflects. “I can’t even express how …

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Jun 18

Chris Lane has “Big, Big Plans” for new fiancee Lauren Bushnell

James Devaney/Getty ImagesChris Lane is now officially off the market, after asking girlfriend Lauren Bushnell to marry him on Sunday. The “I Don’t Know About You” hitmaker got her dad’s permission to pop the question on Father’s Day, and did it in the backyard of her family’s Oregon home. “I knew she wouldn’t want some elaborate crazy proposal,” …

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Jun 18

Rascal Flatts will take Summer to Canada in the fall on the next leg of their tour

ABC/Image Group LARascal Flatts plans to stretch summer into fall, extending their Summer Playlist trek into October for a Canadian run. Renamed the Forever Summer Playlist Tour, the dates will kick off October 24 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, with Canadian artists Aaron Goodvin and Steve Lee Olsen joining them for the shows. Until then, Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney, and Jay DeMarcus are crisscrossing the …

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Jun 18

Destination, “Dive Bar”: Garth & Blake throw it back to 90’s country in new duet

Pearl Records“We’re gonna spend the weekend in the deep end of a dive bar,” Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton declare in their rollicking new duet. As you might imagine, “Dive Bar” sounds a lot like the music you’d probably hear in one of the hole-in-the-wall joints that inspired it. “This is kind of a salute back to the dive …

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Jun 17

Loretta Lynn says reports she’s on her deathbed are #FakeNews

Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks in January; ABC RadioLoretta Lynn is lashing out against reports she’s in a nursing home and on her deathbed. In a short video posted on her Facebook page, the Country Music Hall of Famer holds a tablet and reacts to what she’s just seen online. “You’re kidding me!” she says in disbelief. “I …

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Jun 17

Kane’s collabo with Marshmello, “One Thing Right,” is coming this Friday

ABC/Mitch HaasethKane Brown’s long-awaited collaboration with Marshmello is set to arrive on Friday. On his socials, the electronic music producer and deejay revealed the song, called “One Thing Right,” is on the way — to which Kane replied, “I’m so ready.” Kane’s previously described the tune as “kind of the opposite of [Marshmello’s] single ‘Happier.’” That song, which featured British …

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Jun 17

“This One’s for You,” three? Luke Combs continues to have country’s most successful album with “The Prequel”

RiverHouse Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs’ debut album, This One’s for You, has been the most successful country album of the last several years, and The Prequel to his sophomore effort seems to be following in its footsteps. This week, the North Carolina native’s new five-song EP debuts at #4 on the all-genre Billboard 200, having sold 48,000 units in its …

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Jun 17

Ole Red’s ready to celebrate Blake’s birthday on Tuesday

Warner NashvilleBlake Shelton will turn 43 on Tuesday, but it’s his fans who’ll be getting the presents — at the flagship location of his restaurant and bar in Music City. Ole Red Nashville will be serving Blake Cake on June 18 in honor of the Oklahoma native’s birthday. Your meal will also be on the house, …

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Jun 17

Brett Eldredge is feeling the “Love” from his latest #1

Warner NashvilleBrett Eldredge returns to the top of the country chart this week with “Love Someone,” his first number one since “Wanna Be That Song” peaked in December of 2016. He marked the occasion on Sunday as he played Tailgate N’ Tallboys in Peoria, in his home state of Illinois. “I got to celebrate having the …

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