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Thomas Rhett is ready to “Leave Right Now” for his European fans

The Valory Music Co.The remix of Thomas Rhett‘s “Leave Right Now” is getting such good response in Europe, he’s shot a music video for the song.

In the clip, TR pursues a mysterious blonde woman through a crowded party at Nashville’s Frist Art Museum. Though you never see her face, it’s worth noting that the mystery female looks a lot like Thomas’s wife Lauren, who’s starred in several of his previous projects.

The new video is an extension of the Leave Right Now — The Remixes set that came out in March. The original track appears on TR’s current Life …read more

ABC/Image Group LA “The 2019 NFL Draft is coming to Nashville,” Tim McGraw announces in a new clip posted on his socials on Wednesday.

The “Humble and Kind” hitmaker unveiled the news in a short video with Heisman Trophy winner and former Tennessee Titan Eddie George.

“My house is now your house,” Eddie says, before Tim finishes the thought: “And my town is now your town, to make your pick in Music City.” The two also do a little good-natured horsing around with a football.

The 2019 draft is set for April 25-27 of next year, and is expected …read more

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Sacks & Co.Chris Stapleton will open his own pop-up shop during this year’s CMA Fest.

The Stapleton store will be located in the venue known as “The George Jones” on 2nd Avenue North in downtown Nashville. It’ll be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. CT June 7-10, and feature exclusive merchandise, including custom Louisville Slugger bats.

The “Broken Halos” hitmaker kicks off a busy CMA Fest with an appearance on the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 6, followed by a set at Marty Stuart‘s Late Night Jam at the historic Ryman Auditorium.

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CMTYour first chance to see Sam Hunt perform his new single, “Downtown’s Dead,” on TV may very well be on next month’s CMT Music Awards.

Sam is among the first performers confirmed to sing on this year’s show, along with Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Bryan.

Kelly Clarkson will also do her remake of the rock classic “American Woman,” which is the theme of the new Paramount Network series of the same name, developed by Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards.

Little Big Town will host the fan-voted show as it airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on …read more

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Comstock/Thinkstock Country Music Hall-of-Famer Randy Travis enjoyed his most recent #1 fifteen years ago this week, with this religious-themed tale about a farmer, a teacher, a preacher and a prostitute. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Three Wooden Crosses.”

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ABC/Kelsey McNeal“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha’s collaboration with Florida Georgia Line, isn’t just a catchy pop hit: It’s also the second-longest-running #1 hit in the history of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Bebe thinks the unexpected duet has become so popular because it’s “honest.”

“I think Florida Georgia Line was honest with their sound and I was just honest with who I was,” Bebe tells ABC Radio. “I wasn’t trying to sing in a country accent…we’re just, like, doing what we do, and we were real, and I think it just happened so naturally. And I think people …read more

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ABC/Eric McCandlessCaleb Lee Hutchinson might have missed out on winning American Idol — his girlfriend Maddie Poppe ended up winning the crown but the Georgia native doesn’t seem to mind, especially since he got to perform on the finale with one of his heroes.

Monday night, Caleb sang “Wagon Wheel” with Darius Rucker, who he tells ABC Radio is “a huge idol to me.” He adds, “I grew up listening to Hootie and the Blowfish…all his country albums and all his work is just incredible.”

“Meeting him was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had with …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Keith Urban is set to sponsor the 32nd Annual Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament for the third year in a row in 2018. The fundraiser for United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee takes place August 20 at Nashville’s Old Natchez Country Club.

David Lee Murphy‘s mother, Jessie L. Murphy Kibler, passed away on Friday. In lieu of flowers, her family is directing donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

If you missed Brothers Osborne delivering “Weed, Whiskey and Willie” on Late Night with Seth Meyers, you can check out John and TJ‘s performance on <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="noopener …read more

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ABC/Image Group LADo you have what it takes to play a young George Strait? If so, start working on your virtual audition now.

A Broadway-style musical called Tennessee Whiskey is in the works, based on the life of singer/songwriter Dean Dillon, a frequent Strait collaborator. Naturally, the producers are looking for someone to play George in the production.

To be considered, submit a video of yourself singing your favorite King George song that was written by Dillon. At last check, there were more than 60, including favorites like “The Chair,” “Nobody in His Right Mind Would’ve Left Her,” “It Ain’t …read more

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Wendy Pearl Public RelationsThe trio of hit Nashville songwriters who call themselves The Peach Pickers will once again host the Georgia on My Mind benefit this summer to raise money for music education in their home state.

Led by ACM Songwriter of the Year Rhett Akins — who happens to be Thomas Rhett‘s dad — the group also features “Rain Is a Good Thing” writer Dallas Davidson and “Mind Reader” tunesmith Ben Hayslip.

Georgia natives Lauren Alaina and newcomer Travis Denning will join the trio for their fifth annual show, along with their neighbors from Florida and Missouri, Michael Ray …read more

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