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Tyler Farr’s new single, ‘Only Truck in Town,’ is the first taste of his...

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Tyler Farr returned on Friday with his new single, “Only Truck in Town.” A high-octane anthem of small-town love, the song fits perfectly into a catalogue of hits including 2013's “Redneck Crazy” and 2014's “A Guy Walks Into a Bar.”

This time around, though, there's something extra special about the new song: It was produced by Jason Aldean. He and Tyler are good friends, and they've been in the studio for quite a while working on Tyler's next batch of songs.

“Everyone knows Tyler's voice but they haven't heard him like this before,” says ...read more

Hot Country Knights drop some dating advice in their star-studded ‘Pick Her Up’ music...

UMG NashvilleAfter releasing their debut single, a duet with Travis Tritt called “Pick Her Up,” on Thursday, the Hot Country Knights are upping the ante with an action-packed new music video for the song, brimming with ‘90s references.

The storyline follows the band as they encounter a guy who's just scored a date with the girl of his dreams and proceed to give him a makeover -- Knights style. By the end of the song, he's ready to go in high-waisted jeans, a mullet wig and, of course, a massive pickup truck.

Travis makes an appearance ...read more

Scotty McCreery’s new EP, ‘The Soundcheck Sessions’, puts acoustic spin on hits like ‘Five...

Essential Broadcast MediaScotty McCreery revisits his career-changing 2017 single, “Five More Minutes,” in a new, digital-only EP called The Soundcheck Sessions. The project includes an acoustic recording of the single, which was Scotty's first-ever chart-topping hit at country radio.

“It's no secret that ‘Five More Minutes' is my favorite song I've ever written,” the singer says. “I announced that on Twitter that very day, and I've stated it frequently. That song was inspired by my grandfather and we wrote it two weeks after he passed away. It was fitting that it became my first #1 hit.”

The ...read more

Scotty McCreery’s new EP, ‘The Soundcheck Sessions’, puts acoustic spin on hits like ‘Five...

Essential Broadcast MediaScotty McCreery revisits his career-changing 2017 single, “Five More Minutes,” in a new, digital-only EP called The Soundcheck Sessions. The project includes an acoustic recording of the single, which was Scotty's first-ever chart-topping hit at country radio.

“It's no secret that ‘Five More Minutes' is my favorite song I've ever written,” the singer says. “I announced that on Twitter that very day, and I've stated it frequently. That song was inspired by my grandfather and we wrote it two weeks after he passed away. It was fitting that it became my first #1 hit.”

The ...read more

Kelsea Ballerini drops introspective ‘la,’ off forthcoming new album

ABC/Image Group LAKelsea Ballerini lays her insecurities bare on “la,” the latest new song to be shared off her forthcoming third studio album, kelsea. The song comes clean about Kelsea's nerves over being part of the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles, while admitting that sometimes, California can be a lot of fun.

It's part of a larger theme of vulnerability on the songs she's already shared off kelsea: Lead single “homecoming queen?,” which is currently a top-twenty hit, is all about admitting that things aren't always perfect, even if they may ...read more

Kelsea Ballerini drops introspective ‘la,’ off forthcoming new album

ABC/Image Group LAKelsea Ballerini lays her insecurities bare on “la,” the latest new song to be shared off her forthcoming third studio album, kelsea. The song comes clean about Kelsea's nerves over being part of the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles, while admitting that sometimes, California can be a lot of fun.

It's part of a larger theme of vulnerability on the songs she's already shared off kelsea: Lead single “homecoming queen?,” which is currently a top-twenty hit, is all about admitting that things aren't always perfect, even if they may ...read more

Mitchell Tenpenny drops brooding new break-up tune, ‘Can’t Go to Church’

Schmidt PRMitchell Tenpenny returns with a brooding, atmospheric new track called “Can't Go to Church.” Despite the title, the singer says that the song's subject matter comes from a real story -- but it's not about a loss of religious faith.

A Nashville native, Mitchell grew up going to a Christian school, and he says that he saw his school friends when he went to church, too. That became a problem once he went through a high school breakup.

“The girlfriend I had at the time broke up with me and the first thing you do at that ...read more

Midland re-opens a long-defunct, iconic honky tonk in their new video for ‘Cheatin’ Songs’

ABC/Image Group LAMidland channel their unmistakable live energy in the music video for “Cheatin' Songs,” the new single off their 2019 album, Let it Roll. The trio filmed the clip at North Hollywood's Palomino Club, an iconic but long-defunct honky tonk that they re-opened for one night only, just for the video.

The throwback theme fits seamlessly into the message of “Cheatin' Songs,” which tells the classic story of love gone bad. In the songs on Let it Roll, the band delves even further into their signature vintage style.

“There are certain songs that are very traditional country. ...read more

Dan + Shay top multiple country charts with “10,000 Hours”

ABC/Mitch HaasethDan + Shay's massively popular duet with Justin Bieber, 10,000 Hours,” continues to reach new milestones. The song is now #1 across multiple country charts, including the Billboard Hot Country Songs, Country Streaming Songs, Country Digital Song Sales and the Aircheck/Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay chart.

It's also the fastest country single of 2019 to hit 1,000,000 track equivalents, earning U.S. platinum certification. Abroad, “10,000 Hours” has also made its mark, netting over 650 million global streams and 100 million in China alone.

“When I got the news that 10,000 Hours was No.1 on Aircheck/Mediabase ...read more

Dierks Bentley’s ‘90s comedy outfit, Hot Country Knights, drops first single, ‘Pick Her Up’

UMG NashvilleDierks Bentley's alter-ego, Douglas “Doug” Douglason, is leading the charge back to country music's ‘90s heyday in his group The Hot Country Knights. The band just dropped their debut single, “Pick Her Up,” which is a duet with Travis Tritt.

The new song is a lesson in how to impress a true-blue country girl, arguing that the first step, of course, is to show up to a date with a pickup truck. The band roll-calls all the ingredients for a country couple's perfect first date, from ice-cold beers to honky tonk tunes.

An upcoming music ...read more