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May 24

Blake Shelton Set to Rub Noses with Julia Roberts and Elton John

NBC/David LaChapelleNot only will Blake Shelton be rubbing elbows with some majors stars, he’ll also be rubbing noses — red noses, that is- – for NBC’s The Red Nose Day Special this Thursday. Blake and legend Elton John will provide the music for the event, along with David Letterman’s longtime bandleader Paul Shaffer. Red Nose …

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May 24

Chris Young Gets CMA Music Festival 2016 Rollin' on the Riverfront

RCA NashvilleChris Young will get the party started officially for CMA Music Festival 2016 with a free performance at Music City’s new Ascend Amphitheatre on the banks of the Cumberland River. Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and the Fisk Jubilee Singers will join the “Think of You” hitmaker on the newly christened Skyview Stage for the …

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May 24

Together Again: Lady Antebellum Reunites to Host ACM Special for CBS

Capitol NashvilleThough they’ve been spent most of the year apart working on their individual projects, the members of Lady Antebellum will be back together again to host the 10th Annual ACM Honors special this fall on CBS. While the Academy of Country Music has held the ceremony for its special honorees and off-camera winners from …

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May 24

Frankie Ballard Gets "El Rio"-Ready on the Latest Edition of "Skyville Live"

Warner Music NashvilleFrankie Ballard continues the countdown to his new album El Rio, with a performance Tuesday night on the latest edition of the web-based concert series Skyville Live. You can be sure the Michigan native will do his latest hit, the top twenty “It All Started with a Beer,” as he takes the stage alongside ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons and …

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May 24

Demi Drops In: Brad Paisley Surprises Fans on First Weekend of Life Amplified Tour

Arista NashvilleFans at one of Brad Paisley’s stops on his Life Amplified World Tour this weekend definitely got more than they bargained for.  “We cut a little song that came out a week ago and we wanted to practice it, so you’re our guinea pigs tonight,” he teased the crowd at California’s Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, before …

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May 24

Little Big Town Will Debut New Song Tonight on "The Voice"

Frederick Breedon/WireImageThere’s another reason to tune in to tonight’s season finale of The Voice, besides learning who wins.  You’ll get to hear Little Big Town perform their brand-new song, “One of Those Days,” from their forthcoming album, Wanderlust. Wanderlust was produced by Grammy-winning The Voice coach Pharrell Williams, with some help from pop star Justin …

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May 23

Dierks Bentley Takes Over TV as He Prepares to Go to Black

Capitol NashvilleDierks Bentley is gearing up for a busy week, leading up to the release of his new album Black on Friday. Thursday night, the “Somewhere on a Beach” hitmaker stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, which starts at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC. The following morning, he’ll get up early to perform …

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May 23

Actress Kate Hudson Is "Already Ready" for Dan+Shay's New Album

Warner Music NashvilleIt looks like Dan+Shay have found a fan in Kate Hudson.  This weekend, the duo tweeted a video of the actress listening to their track “Already Ready” during one of her Snapchat sessions. “Just starting playing this song,” the daughter of Hollywood legend Goldie Hawn said, as she checked out the tune on …

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May 23

New Parents Thompson Square Survive the "Sleep-Deprived-Almost-Killing-Each-Other-Phase" to Release New Single

BBR Music GroupFour months after Thompson Square welcomed their first little one, the husband-and-wife duo is back with new music. “You Make It Look So Good” also serves as the soundtrack for a new home movie featuring their pride and joy, Rigney Cooper Thompson. Keifer and Shawna admit they weren’t immune to many of the fears most first-time parents experience.  “It was the …

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May 23

If the Baby Boot-ie Fits: Granger Smith Is a New Dad

BBR Music GroupGranger Smith’s brand new baby boy is a week old today. The “Backroad Song” hitmaker announced the new arrival Friday on his Facebook page. “Heart and hands are full,” the post said, accompanied by a photo of his family seated in a porch swing, with Granger holding four-year-old daughter London, and wife Amber balancing both two-year-old Lincoln and the newborn. “We …

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