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Comstock/Thinkstock Soon-to-be Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis scored his first Billboard #1 with this song in July of 1986. Can you recall its title? ANSWER: “On the Other Hand.”

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BBR Music Group With signature hits like “Carolina,” “Close Your Eyes” and “Already Callin’ You Mine,” the guys in Parmalee aren’t exactly newcomers anymore. But lead singer Matt Thomas admits there are some things that will always give him a case of the butterflies.

“I mean the Opry is the only show we will probably always be nervous before we get on stage… It’s so cool and so surreal,” he says, having played the historic venue not too long ago.

Tonight, Parmalee has the honor of kicking off the Opry’s Circle in the City concert series in New York’s Bryant Park. Even …read more

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EMI Records NashvilleTuesday night, Hillary Scott & the Scott Family make their Grand Ole Opry debut, as they prepare for the release of their first album together, Love Remains, this Friday. Even though she’s played country music’s most famous stage before with Lady Antebellum, Hillary expects a completely different vibe being there with mom Linda Davis, dad Lang Scott and little sister Rylee.

“I can’t believe it!” Hillary says. “In my wildest dreams, to be able to step on that stage together as a family… I’m just gonna need probably a box of tissues. Needs to be attached to my outfit …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock There’s new music on the way from The Band Perry. Be listening for their new single, titled “Comeback Kid.”

Country Music Hall of Famers The Oak Ridge Boys will hit two dozen cities in sixteen states during their 2016 Christmas Celebration Tour. It starts November 15 in Branson, Missouri, and wraps December 22 in Burlington, Iowa.

Frankie Ballard is following his top-15 hit “It All Started with a Beer” with the new track “Cigarette,” from his album El Rio.

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Photo Courtesy of Big Machine RecordsHaving just released his first single, “There’s a Girl,” Trent Harmon is busy working to finish his debut for Big Machine Records. While we don’t know exactly how long it will be before the American Idol winner’s full album will be out, there is some new music to tide fans over.

The Arkansas native has re-recorded Gary Wright‘s 1975 hit “Dream Weaver” for the new animated film Ice Age: Collision Course. It’s available as a bonus track on the digital release of the soundtrack.

Last week, Trent shared the stage with label mates Maddie & Tae at …read more

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Columbia NashvilleIf you want to know what it’s like to hang out with Maren Morris in her backyard, the “My Church” hitmaker is issuing an invitation for you to check it out. You can vicariously visit Maren’s outdoor space at her East Nashville home, thanks to her partnership with the website Wayfair.

The home furnishings and décor retailer recently helped the newcomer trick out her patio dining space, adding a lounge with a fire pit and a cabana. You can check out pictures of the makeover at People.com, with the individual items available in …read more

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Courtesy BMLGThis week, “H.O.L.Y.” becomes Florida Georgia Line‘s eleventh career number-one. It’s a milestone that puts the duo in a reflective mode.

“From the college guys we were when ‘Cruise’ came out to starting our families, it’s been really cool to see our fans and radio embrace the music BK and I make,” Tyler Hubbard says. “‘H.O.L.Y.’ is personally so special to us.”

“Tyler and I have been beyond blessed to have so much support throughout our career,” Brian Kelley agrees, “and are continually grateful when these moments happen. Here’s to digging a little deeper and soaring even higher with our fans …read more

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Capitol NashvilleDierks Bentley will officially be “Somewhere on Beach” well into the fall. The “Different for Girls” hitmaker is extending his tour of the same name, adding a second leg that will go through the end of October. Current tourmate Randy Houser will continue on the ten new dates, while newcomer Drake White and The Big Fire will join Dierks after they wrap their work on Zac Brown Band‘s Black Out the Sun trek.

The initial dates on Dierks’ tour conclude with a two-night stand at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver, Colorado. After a few …read more

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Blue Chair Bay/Columbia NashvilleKenny Chesney‘s surprise new duet with Pink will be his next single. The opportunity to record “Setting the World on Fire” with the acrobatic pop star is one of the reasons the eight-time Entertainer of the Year decided to push back the release of his next album and change the title to Cosmic Hallelujah.

“I wanted a song that packs all that joy, all that fun, all the energy that love is made of,” he says of the collaboration. “You can’t conjure a song that captures that feeling of being on the brink like this does. The …read more

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ABC/Image Group LASaturday night, Keith Urban worked an impromptu version of The Temptations‘ classic “My Girl” into his show as the Ripcord tour stopped in Albuquerque, New Mexico — and the funny thing is, his duet partner happens to have a little history with Keith’s girl.

Actor Miles Teller was handpicked by Keith’s better half, actress Nicole Kidman, for his role in the 2010 film Rabbit Hole. You may’ve also seen him in the Divergent films or in The Fantastic Four.

His guest turn with Keith was likely inspired by his model girlfriend Kaleigh Sperry‘s Instagram post last week of him playing …read more

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