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Lady A lands first Christian Airplay chart-topper with their Chris Tomlin duet, “Who You Are to Me”

Country trio Lady A are expanding their horizons as they nab their first number-one hit on Billboard’s Christian Airplay chart, dated October 24. The band’s new hit comes courtesy of “Who You Are to Me,” their collaboration with veteran Christian artist Chris Tomlin. It’s the first single off of Chris’…... Read More

“Gone”: Dierks Bentley is down-and-out, but still undefeated, in his catchy new single

Even though live country music's been mostly “Gone” since early this year, Dierks Bentley is still right here. Now, he’s giving fans a taste of new music to tide them over until he can get back out on the road again. “Gone” is an infectious, sing-a-long ode to how a…... Read More

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd “lucked out” with

As far as Maren Morris and her fellow artist husband Ryan Hurd are concerned, they hit the parenting jackpot with their six-month-old son, Hayes. “Ryan and I are both pretty laid back. We kind of lucked out having a very chill baby,” the singer tells People. “We’re pretty chill people,…... Read More

Garth Brooks hoped to give fans a 'Fun' preview of “Shallow” Wednesday, but got benched by a hand injury

In response to fan demand, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are sending their version of “Shallow” to country radio. The song, best known from the A Star Is Born soundtrack, found its way to the country superstar couple after fans requested a version of it during one of their Facebook…... Read More

Charley Pride will receive the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 CMAs

Legendary country trailblazer Charley Pride is set to be honored at this year’s CMA Awards ceremony with the 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. The new accolade comes in recognition of Pride’s life’s work as a trailblazer in music and beyond. As country music’s first Black superstar, Pride has notched…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this date in 1990, the artist affectionately dubbed “The King of Country” released what would become his 20th number-one hit, “I’ve Come to Expect it From You.” The single came off his Livin’ It Up album. Do you know who he is? ANSWER: George Strait. By Carena LiptakCopyright ©…... Read More

Miranda Lambert is “Settling Down” in her home-inspired new video, with help from her hubby

Miranda Lambert strikes a balance between her wandering spirit and a happy home life in her new music video for “Settling Down.” The clip is an especially personal one, as it was filmed at Miranda’s farm and features her husband, Brendan McLoughlin, as co-star. “My mom always called me a…... Read More

Matt Stell believes you're 'Better Than That': When

In Matt Stell's top-five hit, "Everywhere but On," the Arkansas native has a hard time putting an old lover in the past.  Elsewhere on his new EP, Better Than That, the "Prayed for You" hitmaker tackles other relationship issues. On "I Love You Too," it's a friend who suspects a romantic partner isn't quite…... Read More

Nashville notes

Craig Morgan and Laine Hardy are among the artists on deck to give virtual performances at New York City’s upcoming Veteran’s Day Commemoration on November 11. The 101-year-old event will be mostly virtual this year, with a symbolic live presence on the city’s Fifth Avenue. Less than a year after…... Read More

Carrie Underwood reigns at the socially-distanced, mostly-outdoor 2020 CMT Music Awards

CMT took to the great outdoors around Nashville and Middle Tennessee Wednesday night to put on a socially-distanced version of the 2020 CMT Music Awards. A sparse, spaced-out audience even got to watch in Music City's Cumberland Park -- all sporting masks emblazoned with the show's logo. Carrie Underwood preserved her…... Read More

Amid her virtual five-city run, Maren Morris says remote touring provides “some semblance of normal”

Of course, Maren Morris would rather be on the road, performing in front of a cheering crowd and getting to see and hug her fans in person. But the singer tells People that her new five-city virtual tour -- a partnership with Verizon's loyalty program Verizon Up -- is helping…... Read More

Dierks Bentley hints that he’s got big plans coming with a series of social media teasers

Dierks Bentley has been out of the spotlight for a little while, but it seems like he might be ready to make his return to country music. The “Living” star started posting a series of enigmatic teaser clips to social media this week, hinting at something to come in the…... Read More

Morgan Wallen and his 3-month-old son are twinning in adorable new Halloween costume snapshot

Morgan Wallen’s son, Indigo Wilder, may only be three months old, but he’s already proving that he takes after his famous papa. The singer’s ex-fianceé, KT Smith, shared a photo on social media this week showing off their son’s new Halloween costume, and it’s a perfect replica of Morgan’s signature…... Read More

Dolly Parton’s singing made Stephen Colbert cry Tuesday night

2020’s been hard on everyone, and Stephen Colbert is no exception. The Late Show host got unexpectedly misty-eyed during an interview with Dolly Parton Tuesday night, after Dolly broke out into a verse of Carter Family folk tune “Bury Me Beneath the Willow.” It’s a song that Dolly remembers her…... Read More