Kacey Musgraves starts “Golden Hour” with a “Slow Burn”

MCA Nashville“Slow Burn” is the opening track on Kacey Musgraves’ new album Golden Hour, and it’ll also be the record’s first single. The Texas native calls the tune “one of my most autobiographical songs, a personal look inside myself and a snapshot of where I’m at in this chapter.” So far, Kacey’s teased her fourth …

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The Outlaw rides again: Willie Nelson returns to touring

Legacy RecordingsThe flu and respiratory ailments may’ve kept Willie Nelson at home for the first couple months of 2018, but the 84-year-old is heading back out on the road again, with no plans to slow down. Starting May 25, the Country Music Hall-of-Famer will kick off this year’s Outlaw Music Festival Tour in Raleigh, North Carolina, playing …

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Tim McGraw is scaling back his workout after collapsing onstage

ABC/Image Group LA Tim McGraw’s grueling workouts have become the stuff of country music legend, but it looks like the hitmaker’s impressive fitness routine could be catching up with him. “I gotta cut short my workout,” Tim told The Blast, as paparazzi caught up with him as he arrived at JFK Airport in New York City …

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Blake Shelton says you should “Hide the Wine” from Kelly Clarkson

2018 NBCUniversal Media, LLCIt’s Blake Shelton’s Country Music Freaks tour mate Carly Pearce who has a hit with “Hide the Wine,” but it sounds like the same warning may apply to his friend — and co-star on The Voice — Kelly Clarkson. Blake jokes that he and Kelly were already at odds before she joined …

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Watch now: Luke Bryan brings “Most People Are Good” to life with new video

UMG NashvilleLuke Bryan’s new video for “Most People Are Good” is every bit as heartwarming as the song itself. In the new clip, a denim-clad Luke performs the song standing on a dark set, as images that illustrate the lyrics are projected on screens behind him. At the same time, a diverse group of people …

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Kane Brown brings home a “Guinness” World Record for topping the “Billboard” charts

ABC/Randy HolmesKane Brown has set a new Guinness World Record, becoming the first country act to top five Billboard charts at the same time. Kane actually accomplished the feat back in October, when “What Ifs” with Lauren Alaina was #1 on Country Airplay, Hot Country Songs, and Country Streaming Songs, his current single “Heaven” led Country Digital Song Sales and his self-titled …

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Country comfort: Maren Morris, Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert sing the songs of Elton John

Michele Crowe/CBSMaren Morris, Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert cover some of the best-loved songs of Elton John, when I’m Still Standing — A Grammy Salute airs Tuesday, April 10 on CBS. LBT adds their signature harmonies to the hit “Rocket Man,” while Maren tackles the fan favorite “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters.” Miranda does “My Father’s Gun,” a deep cut from …

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Kenny Chesney and David Lee Murphy’s latest collaboration all started with a smile

Blue Chair/Reviver RecordsDavid Lee Murphy  has his first top-20 hit since 2004’s “Loco,” thanks to his new duet ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright’ with Kenny Chesney. While Kenny’s previously recorded plenty of David Lee’s songs, like “Living in Fast Forward,” he decided it was time the two head into the studio together. “When David Lee sent me the …

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“Queens Don’t”: RaeLynn’s ready with new music

Warner Music NashvilleRaeLynn is getting ready to release both new music and a new video this week. The song, “Queens Don’t,” will arrive Friday with its own high-fashion-themed video.  “‘Queens Don’t’ is an empowerment anthem,” RaeLynn says of the song. “A queen is any person who knows that they are royalty from the inside out regardless of where …

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“Marry Me” becomes Thomas Rhett’s tenth #1

The Valory Music Co.Thomas Rhett extends his reign at #1 this week, as “Marry Me” manages to hang on to the top spot for a second week. TR’s current single is also the tenth chart topper of his career. “It is unbelievable to me that the fans and country radio have gotten behind me for ten …

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