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Red Bow RecordsCraig Campbell is back with a brand-new, sexy single, “Tomorrow Tonight,” now available on iTunes. Craig co-wrote the single and says it encompasses everything he loves about country music right now.

He explains, “It has a balance of what you think of as more traditional, and also more modern sounds. I really believe in finding a way to meet in the middle — it lets me be proud of the music I make and am writing.”

Craig will debut the new single at the CMA Music Festival June 11 in Nashville.

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Comstock/ThinkstockA Thousand Horses is currently on the road with which country star’s Southern Style tour? ANSWER: Darius Rucker.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockRandy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Trace Adkins, Alabama and Charlie Daniels are featured on the new CD/DVD release, Lynyrd Skynyrd — One More for the Fans!, due out July 24. The performances were recorded at last November’s all-star Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute concert in Atlanta.

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley caught Britney Spears‘ show at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas Saturday night prior to their Sunday night appearance on the Billboard Music Awards. Brian tells Billboard, “The show was amazing.”

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Joseph Llanes/Republic NashvilleA Thousand Horses is closing in on the #1 spot at country radio with their debut single, “Smoke.” The track merges the band’s Southern rock roots with today’s country sound. A Thousand Horses lead singer Michael Hobby looks back to the ’90s when country stars like Travis Tritt and Confederate Railroad mixed Southern rock into their hit songs.

“It’s always kind of been in country music throughout the years,” Michael explains, “and it’s been a little bit since it’s happened actually.”

Band member Graham DeLoach adds, “I feel like both genres are very like-minded. So, …read more

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Rick Diamond/GettyThe 2nd Annual Georgia on My Mind benefit concert raised more than $100,000 for the Georgia Music Foundation last week. The show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium featured performances from Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Tyler Farr and Thomas Rhett, among others. The money raised will be distributed to music education programs throughout Georgia.

Georgia natives and hit songwriters Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip and Rhett Akins, collectively known as The Peach Pickers, spearheaded the concert. Craig Campbell, Lauren Alaina and Maggie Rose rounded out the stars on the bill.

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CMALuke Bryan stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday to perform his new single, “Kick the Dust Up.” During his chat with Ellen, Luke opened up about life at the Bryan house since his 13-year-old nephew, Til, came to live with them last year. Til’s father died suddenly last November, and his mother, Luke’s sister Kelly, passed away in 2007. Luke credits his wife, Caroline, for being able to juggle Til’s hectic schedule with activities of their two sons, seven-year-old Bo and three-year-old Tate.

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CMABrad Paisley hasn’t opened for another artist in years, but he’s making an exception for rock legends The Rolling Stones. Brad will be a special guest for the Stones’ Nashville stop on their Zip Code tour June 17 at LP Field.

The Rolling Stones’ North American trek kicks off May 24 in San Diego.

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Warner Music NashvilleGloriana will release their new album, Three, on June 2 featuring their latest single, “Trouble.” The album title is appropriate since it’s the trio’s third album, and their first release in three years.

You can pre-order Three at iTunes now and instantly receive three songs from the album, along with another three tracks on May 26.

Here’s the track listing for Three:

“Trouble”
“Ain’t Runnin’ Outta Summer”
“Are You Ready”
“Nobody but You”
“It’s on Tonight”
“Fight”
“Wanna Get to Know You”
“Let’s Take a Shot”
“Get Back That Goodbye”
“Lighters”
“It Won’t Let Go”
“My Somebody”

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CMTThe 2015 CMT Music Awards will feature performances from Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, and Luke Bryan. More performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. The show airs live from Nashville, Wednesday, June 10 at 8 p.m. ET.

Carrie Underwood is the lead nominee with five nods going into this year’s CMT Music awards. Fan voting is now open at CMT.com through June 7.

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Jim Wright/Capitol NashvilleLuke Bryan‘s new album, Kill the Lights, will be released Friday, August 7 featuring his brand-new single, “Kick the Dust Up.” Look for Luke to perform that song on tonight’s season finale of NBC’s The Voice.

The reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year has been performing “Kick the Dust Up” as the opening song on his shows this spring. He says, “We love the crowd reaction to it and I cannot wait to be able to share more new music this summer. It’s been two years since we’ve had a new …read more

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