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Oct 18

Kane Brown did “One Thing Right” — by not revealing what Marshmello looks like without his helmet

Walt Disney Television/Lorenzo BevilaquaKane Brown not only has a hit on the country chart right now with “Homesick,” but you’ll also hear him on pop radio with “One Thing Right,” his track with producer/DJ Marshmello — famous for concealing his face with a giant helmet that looks like, well, a marshmallow. Kane is no stranger to pop collaborations, …

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Oct 18

No ‘Fun’ from Garth this fall, but he’s leaving you with his ‘Legacy’

ABC RadioYou won’t be having Fun with Garth Brooks this fall as planned. Instead, he’s leaving you with his Legacy for the time being. Garth had planned to release his new record, Fun, this fall, as his current hit, “Dive Bar,” makes its way up the chart. Instead, the record’s been pushed back to early next year, so it won’t compete with his …

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Oct 18

“The Weight…” of Strait: King George sets a new ‘Billboard’ record

ABC/Image Group LAThey don’t call him King George for nothin’. This week, George Strait becomes the first artist in history to have placed one hundred songs on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart, as “The Weight of the Badge” debuts at #56. That’s really only part of the story, though. That total only dates back to the beginning of the Country Airplay …

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Oct 18

Garth Brooks’ Tennessee stop on his Stadium Tour is growing

Copyright 2018 8TEN, Inc.Garth Brooks‘ first home-state stop on his Stadium Tour is about to get even bigger.  Next Friday, he’ll release what his camp is calling a “very large number of incredible production seats” for his Saturday, November 16 show at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tickets go for just under $95, including all fees. …

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Oct 18

Keith Urban will be live in Las Vegas for dozen-date residency in 2020

ABC/Image Group LAAfter doing two sold-out shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace last month, Keith Urban is headed back to Sin City for a dozen more concerts in 2020. Kicking off January 10, Keith Urban Live — Las Vegas will be an all-new show, using the renovated venue’s capacity for a general admission area on the main floor. …

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Oct 18

Lady A’s proud to have graduated from the school of Reba, “one of [country’s] biggest icons”

Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CMT/ViacomPerforming in honor of CMT Artist of the Decade Reba McEntire Wednesday night wasn’t something Lady Antebellum took lightly, especially since Hillary Scott practically grew up on the road with the country legend. Hillary’s mom, Linda Davis, sang backup for Reba and won a Grammy for their #1 duet, “Does He Love You.” So Lady A’s been privileged …

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Oct 18

Florida Georgia Line’s stripping it down and counting their “Blessings” on ‘The Acoustic Sessions’

Big MachineFlorida Georgia Line‘s most recent hit was the double entendre, “Talk You Out of It.” But now, Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley are literally stripping it down — their songs, that is — for The Acoustic Sessions, which is out today. They’re also counting their “Blessings” — the title of their new single — on the set that takes …

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Oct 17

Dan + Shay says singing “10,000 Hours” at Justin Bieber’s wedding was “a really good time”

Catherine Powell“10,000 Hours,” the new song from Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay, had its live performance debut in an unusual setting: Dan + Shay sang it at Justin Bieber’s recent wedding celebration.  And as they tell Entertainment Tonight, they had no idea they were going to do it. “We had never rehearsed it,” Dan …

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Oct 17

“[T]he best support system I could ever ask for”: Lauren Akins says Thomas Rhett is husband of the year, too

Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CMT/ViacomThomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins walked the red carpet arm-in-arm Wednesday night in Nashville, as TR was honored as one of CMT’s Artists of the Year. “In the beginning…anytime I ever got nominated for anything, me and Lauren were just like, ‘How is this even happening?’” TR recalled. “And still to this …

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Oct 17

Four down, three to go: Garth stops in Florida as he heads for Ohio on the Dive Bar Tour

Copyright 8 Ten, Inc.Garth Brooks packed a capacity crowd of more than seven hundred fans into The Barn in Sanford, Florida on Wednesday night, for the fourth stop on his Dive Bar Tour. It’s the third time Garth has played the venue he clearly loves, the first dating back to May 27, 1989. He even name-checks …

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