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Nashville notes: Tracy Lawrence’s charity turkey fry, Morgan Wallen’s Thanksgiving donations + more

Tracy Lawrence’s 17th annual Mission:Possible Turkey Fry and Benefit concert took place earlier this week, raising over $250,000 to benefit the Nashville Rescue Mission. With help from over 250 volunteers, the event produced over 1,200 fried turkeys, which will be distributed across middle Tennessee this holiday season. Just in time for the holiday, Morgan Wallen …

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Garth Brooks sells out every show of his 2023 Las Vegas residency in just one day

Terry Wyatt/Getty Images Just days after Garth Brooks announced his Garth Brooks/Plus ONE Las Vegas residency, all shows for the 2023 run sold out in the first day of presale. The singer shared the news on this week’s installment of his Facebook Live series, Inside Studio G. “First of all, thank you. What an unbelievable …

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Amid sobriety journey, Charles Kelley pens his “goodbye letter to alcohol” in a new song

ABC Charles Kelley documents his sobriety journey in an intimate new song called “As Far as You Could.” The Lady A vocalist shared the demo on social media, posting a stripped-back, raw recording that features only his vocals and a piano. In the caption of his post, Charles shared just how personal this track is …

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John Legend thinks Carrie Underwood should replace Blake Shelton on ‘The Voice’

ABC Blake Shelton might be leaving The Voice, but that doesn’t mean country music is leaving the show. In fact, Blake’s fellow coach John Legend is hoping that another superstar from the format replaces the Voice veteran once he steps down. “I think it should be someone in country,” John told Extra on the red …

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Which country star hosts the best Thanksgiving dinner? Justin Moore, Riley Green + more make their case

Terry Wyatt/Getty Images Their songs might be easy on the ears, but how do country stars stack up when it comes to cooking Thanksgiving dinner? Well … that depends on what kind of turkey day meal you’re looking for. Justin Moore’s Thanksgiving sounds pretty traditional — and pretty delicious. “I fry turkeys, and then I do …

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Luke Bryan will be “Prayin’ in a Deer Stand” this Thanksgiving

ABC/Gavin Bond The man behind “Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day” is waxing philosophical with his latest tune. Luke Bryan‘s follow-up to his top-ten-and-climbing “Country On” takes his love of the outdoors and adds a spiritual element. “I wrote a song a couple of years ago called ‘Prayin’ in a Deer Stand,’” he explains. “And …

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Nashville notes: Lainey Wilson’s ‘Yellowstone’ song, Tyler Hubbard’s Thanksgiving plans + more

In case you missed it, Lainey Wilson debuted a new song during Sunday night’s Yellowstone episode. Called “Smell Like Smoke,” the song is available now. Tyler Hubbard will play the halftime show at the Vikings vs. Patriots Thanksgiving Day game in Minnesota. Brandi Carlile has announced her The Mothership Weekend, a Mother’s Day celebration planned …

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Carly Pearce promises to keep showing fans “how I see the world” in her next album

ABC Carly Pearce’s life these days looks a whole lot different than it did when she was writing songs for her last album, 29: Written in Stone. And that’s a good thing: Much of that project was inspired by her highly public divorce from fellow artist Michael Ray, and the grief she experienced after the …

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Thomas Rhett thinks it’s “absolutely insane” that “Half of Me” is his 20th number-one hit

ABC Thomas Rhett’s career is coming full circle. 2022 marks a decade since the release of his debut single, “Something to Do With My Hands,” and just before the end of the year, he notched another big accomplishment: his 20th number-one country single as an artist, “Half of Me,” a duet with Riley Green. “It’s …

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Breland, For King & Country take the stage for a CMT Crossroads Christmas special

ABC Christian duo For King & Country, who are known for country collabs with artists like Dolly Parton, are taking center stage for a festive CMT special. The bandmates are hosting CMT Crossroads Christmas: For King + Country & Friends, a one-hour holiday special featuring an array of special guests from the country format and …

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