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Ronnie covers Eric Clapton and the Eagles, with the full ‘RE-Dunn’ album coming in...

Steven MartineSince September, Ronnie Dunn's been releasing two songs a month from his epic 24-track covers album, RE-Dunn. Today, the final pair arrives, ahead of the full record's release on January 10. And the Country Music Hall of Famer may have just saved the best for last.

You can now stream or download Ronnie's covers of the Eagles' "Peaceful Easy Feeling" and Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight." As you might expect, the Oklahoma native has a personal connection to each one.

“I would drive back and forth from Tulsa to Nashville with Eric Clapton's drummer, ...read more

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton can’t live without each other on “Nobody but You”

Rodin Eckenroth/WireImageGwen Stefani and Blake Shelton's new duet, "Nobody but You," has arrived.

The love song, which appears on Blake's album Fully Loaded: God's Country, is about realizing you can't live without someone.

“I don't wanna live without you/I don't wanna even breathe/I don't wanna dream about you/Wanna wake up with you next to me,” the couple sings on the chorus.

"I don't wanna go down any other road now," the song continues. "I don't wanna love nobody but you/Looking in your eyes now, if I had to die now/I don't wanna love nobody but ...read more

“More Hearts Than Mine” hitmaker Ingrid Andress joins Dan + Shay on The (Arena)...

ABC/Image Group LADan + Shay will be sharing their fans with newcomer Ingrid Andress in 2020.

The “10,000 Hours” hitmakers have invited their label mate to open the spring leg of The (Arena) Tour next year. Ingrid's debut single, “More Hearts Than Mine,” is currently climbing in country's top twenty.

“Ummm R U KIDDING ME?!? I'm going on an ARENA tour?? W/ Dan + Shay??... I'm dead,” Ingrid tweeted.

“Y'all I can't even tell u how excited I am to be on the road with these amazingly talented humans/to sing my songs for all ...read more

The 12 Days of Pranksmas: The tale of Luke Bryan, wife Caroline, his mom,...

ABC RadioIf you keep up with Luke Bryan's wife, Caroline, you know she lives for a good prank. So much so, in fact, that she's sharing a Bryan family tradition known as the 12 Days of Pranksmas -- and the 2019 edition is off to an epic start.

“Here we go… Day 1!” Caroline captioned an Instagram video of the incident, which she named “Trashy Tammy Takedown.”

You never know who's the target during the 12 Days of Pranksmas, and this time, it's Luke's mom, LeClaire.

The incident starts as Luke and his mother are outside on a grassy ...read more

Experience Chris Young & Gavin DeGraw’s stripped-down, emotionally-charged “Drowning” from ‘CMT Crossroads’

CMTThings will get emotional on Friday night, when the new episode of Crossroads featuring Chris Young and pop star Gavin DeGraw premieres on CMT.

In one of the special's highlights, the two team up for a new version of Chris's current single, “Drowning,” which he wrote about the unexpected loss of his close friend. Gavin plays piano on the stripped-down version of the hit, while Chris sits by the piano and trades lines with him on the song.

In a social media clip promoting the show, Chris reveals his friend Adam would've “geeked out” to know Gavin DeGraw ...read more

VR Never Broke My Heart? How you can see Luke Combs in a new...

ABC/Randy HolmesLuke Combs wraps up his Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour this Thursday and Friday at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. While those are the last of his shows for this year, there's still a pretty interesting chance for you to check out one of his concerts.

Just last month, MelodyVR captured the North Carolina native's sold-out show at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. That means you can now watch Luke in “immersive 360 degree virtual reality.”

“My fans are the most important people to me,” Luke says. “They are the biggest reason I am even able to put on shows in ...read more

Inject some energy into your holiday soundtrack with Chris Janson’s “Run Run Rudolph”

ABC/Mark Levine If you enjoyed Chris Janson's souped-up, harmonica-fueled performance of “Run Run Rudolph” on CMA Country Christmas this year on ABC, you can now make it a permanent part of your holiday collection.

The live version of the Missouri native's tribute to Chuck Berry is available to stream or download now. If you'd like some video to go along with that, you can watch Chris's original performance on YouTube as well.

There's one more yuletide tune by Chris you may want to check out as well. “It Is Christmas” is an original tune ...read more

Tanya Tucker will be torn between the Titans and the Texans as she sings...

ABC/Image Group LACountry legend Tanya Tucker's the perfect person to sing the national anthem as the Tennessee Titans take on the Houston Texans on Sunday, since she was born in the Lone Star State and now lives in Nashville.

You can catch all the action from Music City's Nissan Stadium starting at 1 p.m. ET on CBS, as the Titans and the Texans vie for the top spot in the AFC South. Tanya's performance will be accompanied by a flyover by the 149th Fighter Wing's Lone Star Gunfighters.

The “Delta Dawn” hitmaker's enjoying a career renaissance these days on the heels of ...read more

Move over “Cruise” and “Body Like a Back Road” — ‘Country Aircheck’ says another...

ABC/Image Group LAWhat's the most-played country song of the past ten years? Well, the answer just might surprise you.

Finishing ahead of smash hits like Florida Georgia Line's “Cruise” and Sam Hunt's “Body Like a Back Road,” it's Jake Owen's “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” from 2011. Sam's “Body” comes in second, while FGL's at number five, according to the tally by Country Aircheck.

Eric Church is the only artist to have two songs in the publication's top ten. 2012's “Springsteen” is at number six, while 2011's “Drink in My Hand” is ninth.

2012 CMA Vocal Duo of the ...read more

What Makes You Country’s #1 artist of the decade? Just ask Luke Bryan

ABC/Craig SjodinLuke Bryan is the most-heard country artist of the past decade, according to Country Aircheck.

All totaled, 22 of the Georgia native's 23 number ones happened in the past ten years, starting with “Rain Is a Good Thing” in 2010, and continuing through his most recent chart-topper, “Knockin' Boots,” earlier this year.

Somehow, the superstar who's also a judge on ABC's American Idol manages to not let his busy life get to him.

“I love being the guy a lot of people count on. I don't wake up with anxiety about it,” he tells Country Aircheck in the ...read more