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Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Morgan Wallen among early American Music Award winners

dick clark productions/ABC The American Music Awards are happening tonight live on ABC, starting at 8 p.m. ET, but ahead of the show, winners in 26 categories have been announced. So far, the big winner is Taylor Swift, who’s captured three trophies, as well as Beyoncé, rapper Kendrick Lamar, Latin superstar Bad Bunny and country …

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Nashville notes: Keith Urban’s music video, Scotty McCreery takes ‘Same Truck’ deluxe + more

Keith Urban just released the music video for his newest song, “Street Called Main.” It was filmed in Portland, Tennessee. The deluxe version of Scotty McCreery’s Same Truck album arrived on Friday. The new release adds six songs to the original track list. Blanco Brown and rapper T.I. are planning to release a collaborative album. …

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Blake Shelton, Jimmie Allen, Dan + Shay + more will be spending Christmas in Rockefeller Center

Terry Wyatt/Getty Images Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are among the stars bringing holiday cheer to New York City this season, as they sign on for NBC’s annual Christmas in Rockefeller tree lighting and special. “This is one of those things you grew up hearing about,” Gwen explains to TODAY. “I was from Los Angeles, …

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Carly Pearce shares some snapshots as she starts her next record: “I can’t wait to share where I am”

ABC After dropping several hints about new music on the way, Carly Pearce is ready to formally start her next chapter. The singer is currently in the studio working on her next record. She shared some snapshots of the process with her fans, and a note that reflects on what’s going on in her life, …

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Brothers Osborne to headline free SEC Championship Concert performance

ABC Brothers Osborne are celebrating the SEC Championship Game early next month with a headlining performance at the T-Mobile SEC Championship Concert, PR Newswire reports. “Pumped to take part in the South’s second favorite holiday in December, the SEC Championship game. It’s going to be one hell of a game,” says John Osborne, one half …

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“High Note”: Dierks Bentley’s new Billy Strings collab features the who’s who of bluegrass greats

Capitol Records Nashville Dierks Bentley leans into his rootsy side in “High Note,” a duet with Grammy-winning bluegrass star Billy Strings. Billy provides raucous vocal harmony on this twangy barnburner, and that isn’t all: He also demonstrates his famed guitar chops with a special instrumental feature. In fact, the song doubles as an all-star bluegrass …

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Shania Twain to receive the Music Icon Award at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards

Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ACM Shania Twain is getting a special honor at the upcoming People’s Choice Awards. The superstar will receive the Music Icon Award in recognition of her historic, four-decade-long career as the best-selling female country-pop artist of all time. “I’m so incredibly honored to be named Music Icon,” Shania says in a …

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The great cranberry sauce debate: Thomas Rhett + more weigh in on this controversial Thanksgiving dish

ABC Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means that lots of country stars are headed home for the holidays and, of course, a big family meal. But if you’re planning to bring cranberry sauce to your Thanksgiving party, be warned — it’s a pretty polarizing dish. Dinner guests tend to either love or hate …

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Zac Brown is “on call” anytime Dolly decides she’s ready to rock

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Dolly Parton is now a bona fide rocker after her induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame a couple weeks ago. This Saturday, you can check out the ceremony when it premieres on HBO. For the once-in-a-lifetime honor, Dolly asked Zac Brown Band to back her …

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Nashville notes: Kelsea Ballerini’s pop collab, Chase Rice’s new album + more

Kelsea Ballerini is collaborating with pop act Fletcher. The two stars are planning to release a duet rendition of “Better Version” this Friday. The song originally appeared on Fletcher’s Girl of My Dreams album. Chase Rice announced his next album, I Hate Cowboys & All Dogs Go to Hell, on Thursday morning. It’s got a …

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