Shaboozey talks genre-blending “A Bar Song (Tipsy)” + being a fan of Post Malone

Disney/Tanner Yeager After a couple of months on the Mediabase Country chart, Shaboozey‘s “A Bar Song (Tipsy)” is finally in the top five, and its steady ascension continues. Meanwhile, it’s just hit #1 on Billboard‘s all-genre Hot 100 chart. Not bad for a country song that came out of Shaboozey’s desire to rework a hip-hop tune …

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Nashville notes: Devin Dawson welcomes first child + Miranda Lambert’s new show

“All on Me” hitmaker Devin Dawson has welcomed his first child, Iris Evelaine Durrett, who arrived July 4 “as the fireworks lit up the Nashville sky.” “8lbs on the dot and 20in long. Momma and baby are both doing well and to say I’m so proud of both is an understatement. We are tired and happy and finding a rhythm and …

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Everybody on the chart getting “Tipsy”: Shaboozey makes history as he scores first Hot 100 #1

Daniel Prakopcyk It’s been a long time coming, but Shaboozey has finally made the Billboard Hot 100 tipsy. His track “A Bar Song (Tipsy)” officially ascends to #1 on that chart, having first entered the tally back in April. It’s already been #1 on the publication’s Hot Country Songs chart for four weeks. That makes him the first Black male …

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Don’t be surprised if Kenny Chesney changes his set list

Disney/Frank Micelotta If you’ve been to a Kenny Chesney show, you know that his set list isn’t always the same. That’s because he loves being able to change things up extemporaneously — a move he’s well prepared for onstage. “One of the things I’m very proud of on the road is that we’ve got a — I’m very …

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Hear a teaser of Shania Twain + Breland’s ‘Twisters’ collab, “Boots Don’t”

Disney/Eric McCandless Shania Twain and Breland‘s “Boots Don’t” won’t drop until July 19, but you won’t have to wait to preview it. Breland recently hopped on social platform X to share a teaser clip of the upbeat heartbreak tune. “My heart knows that you’re gone baby/ But my boots don’t/ I know that you done …

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Luke Combs plots Gorge Amphitheatre shows with Parker McCollum + more

ABC Luke Combs is headed to the historic Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington State for shows on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, and he’s bringing old and new friends. Fellow country star Parker McCollum, newcomer Wyatt Flores and singer/songwriter Ray Fulcher, who’s co-written with Luke on hits like “Even Though I’m Leaving” and “When It Rains It Pours,” …

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Wynonna Judd’s bringing her Greatest Hits to Vegas

ABC Wynonna Judd has announced a three-night The Greatest Hits run in Las Vegas. Slated for Dec. 11, Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at The Venetian Theatre, the shows will celebrate Wynonna’s 40th anniversary in entertainment and country music. “Sometimes I feel like you just need to throw a big party for yourself! This is a milestone …

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Carly Pearce heats up country radio with “Truck on Fire”

Courtesy of Big Machine Records A new Carly Pearce single is hitting the airwaves soon. Carly’s announced “Truck on Fire” as the follow-up to the Chris Stapleton-assisted “We Don’t Fight Anymore,” and it’s arriving on country radio July 29. The track chronicles a scorned woman’s firm desire to set her cheating ex’s truck ablaze. “No one wants …

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Opening for Kenny Chesney still feels surreal for Megan Moroney: “Pinch me, this is so cool”

Disney/Larry McCormack As a longtime Kenny Chesney fan, opening for him on his Sun Goes Down Tour still feels quite surreal to Megan Moroney. “It’s the most insane thing ever. I get asked, you know, what my dream tour is, and like, I think I’m on it,” Megan tells ABC Audio. “Everything is just so great, to …

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Nashville notes: Fresh tracks from Caitlyn Smith, Vincent Mason + more

Caitlyn Smith‘s poignant and autobiographical “Mother of Three” has arrived. “After deciding to leave my record label at the end of last year, I’ve struggled with where to go next. What to do? What to sing? I’ve wondered & worried if I’m capable of continuing to push this boulder up the hill,” Caitlyn candidly shares …

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