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Drew Cooper Teams up with Cody Canada & Son Dierks Canada for a Soulful Gritty Christmas Track



There’s no shortage of star power on this holiday release from Red Dirt Alum Drew Cooper as he taps in Cody Canada and son Dierks Canada to provide some dueling guitar licks on “Please Come Home For Christmas” out on all streaming platforms today! Drew Cooper’s striking combination of country music grit sung with a deep-throated soulful timbre that hits like a sledgehammer has…



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Willie Jones visits Bristol + 2022 Next Big Thing



Willie Jones just released his “2-Piece Combo” (11.19), and since one of the two new tracks, “Slow Cookin’,” samples Hank Williams‘ 1950’s classic, “Hey Good Lookin’,” Jones recently took a special trip to the last place the “Hillbilly Shakespeare” was seen alive, Bristol, TN.  Spending his day exploring the “birthplace of…



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Country Music Hall Of Fame Inducts Dean Dillon, Marty Stuart And Hank Williams Jr. – The Judds & Ray Charles to be Inducted Next Year



After a COVID-related pause, the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME began to get caught up last night (11/21) with a gala ceremony inducting its class of 2020, songwriter DEAN DILLON and artist/writers MARTY STUART and HANK WILLIAMS JR. The ceremony, held at the CMA THEATER inside the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM, was highlighted by little moments, two of them involving 1997 inductee BRENDA LEE….



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Carly Pearce Leads Nominees For New, Fan-Voted Country Now Awards



CARLY PEARCE leads with four nominations, including Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Album (“29: Written In Stone”), Favorite Collaboration (“Never Wanted To Be That Girl” with ASHLEY McBRYDE) and Favorite Breakup Song (“What He Didn’t Do”). Continue reading Carly Pearce Leads Nominees For New, Fan-Voted Country Now Awards→



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Songs Revealed for “CMA Country Christmas” 2021



The 12th annual “CMA Country Christmas” special airs Monday, Nov. 29 at 8/7c on ABC – just in time to get into the yuletide spirit! The show blends holiday classics with several original songs performed in an intimate at-home setting that invites viewers to sit back, get cozy and celebrate the joys of the Christmas season. Don’t…



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2022 Grammy Nominees Complete List



2022 GRAMMYs Awards Complete Nominations List – The 2022 GRAMMYs Awards show, officially known as the 64th GRAMMY Awards, is just around the corner. Today, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for each of the 86 categories Continue reading 2022 Grammy Nominees Complete List→



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Jimmie Allen Nominated for BEST NEW ARTIST at 64th GRAMMY Awards



Jimmie Allen Nominated for BEST NEW ARTIST at 64th GRAMMY Awards Continue reading Jimmie Allen Nominated for BEST NEW ARTIST at 64th GRAMMY Awards→



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“CMA Country Christmas” Lineup Announced



Just in time for the holidays, the Country Music Association has revealed performers for its 12th annual holiday special, “CMA Country Christmas.” First-time hosts, Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce, will be joined by Jimmie Allen with Louis York & The Shindellas, BRELAND, Brett Eldredge, Lady A,…



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Perfect For Winter – Kelsea Ballerini’s “Feel Your Way Through” Poetry Collection is Out Today!



OUT TODAY: Two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum songwriter, producer and recent multiple CMA Award winner Kelsea Ballerini has released, Feel Your Way Through. Available at retailers and online today, the book is published as a Ballantine Hardcover by Ballantine—an imprint of Random House. The collection is available  HERE. Feel Your Way Through is already climbing the bestsellers…



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CMT set to debut return of The Last Cowboy on Friday, November 12



Last Cowboy is back for an all-new season premiering on Friday, November 12 at 8 PM ET/PT on CMT. Continue reading CMT set to debut return of The Last Cowboy on Friday, November 12→



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