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EB Media PRRodney Atkins has assembled an all-star lineup for his 5th Annual Music City Gives Back concert coming up Tuesday, June 9 on Nashville’s Lower Broadway. Kip Moore, Tyler Farr, Lee Brice and Maddie & Tae will join Rodney for the show to raise money for the W.O. Smith Music School in Nashville.

Rodney says, “I’m grateful to be hosting this special event for the fifth year in a row alongside a stellar group of artists.”

The concert is free to the public and kicks off at 6 p.m. CT with a performance from DJ Silver.

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CMACarrie Underwood will perform Saturday, June 13 as part of the CMA Music Festival’s nightly concerts at LP Field. The appearance marks the 10th anniversary of Carrie’s first appearance at the CMA Music Festival — her first was just a month after she won American Idol in 2005.

Carrie will perform at the Grand Ole Opry for two shows Tuesday, June 9, just one day shy of the 10th anniversary of her first appearance on the show. Carrie’s annual fan club party will also be held at the Opry that night.

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Comstock/ThinkstockSam Hunt played quarterback for which college football team? ANSWER: UAB — University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Comstock/ThinkstockSam Hunt played quarterback for which college football team? ANSWER: UAB — University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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CMALuke Bryan has some pretty trusty advisers telling him which songs to record for his albums. He knew his latest single, “Kick the Dust Up,” was a hit when his two young sons, Bo and Tate, couldn’t enough of the songwriter demo of the track.

Luke says, “My boys wanna hear that song over and over and over and over, and they’re going, ‘Let’s tear it up, up!’ It’s simple as can be, but there’s a time and place for just a big, ‘ol, fun, simple song.”

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Warner Music NashvilleBrett Eldredge‘s New Artist of the Year win at last year’s CMA Awards has kicked his career into overdrive. “Lose My Mind,” the lead single from Brett’s upcoming sophomore album, is shaping up to be a big hit as a result.

Brett tells ABC Radio, “‘Lose My Mind’ is rising faster than any song I’ve ever had times 10. So, it’s good to have that momentum and people having my back out at radio.”

The song is taking over the airwaves just like the girl in the song is taking over Brett’s mind.

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockToby Keith‘s 12th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic event in Oklahoma earlier this month raised $1.2 million for the OK Kids Korral in Oklahoma City. The facility serves as a home away from home for the families of pediatric cancer patients.

Montgomery Gentry has been selected as the NRA Country Artist of the Month for May. Check out an exclusive video for their latest single, “Folks Like Us,” at NRACountry.com.

Tyler Farr, Jerrod Niemann, Sam Hunt, Eric Paslay, Gary Allan, Easton Corbin, Chase Rice and The Swon Brothers have each donated a …read more

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CMALuke Bryan has some pretty trusty advisers telling him which songs to record for his albums. He knew his latest single, “Kick the Dust Up,” was a hit when his two young sons, Bo and Tate, couldn’t enough of the songwriter demo of the track.

Luke says, “My boys wanna hear that song over and over and over and over, and they’re going, ‘Let’s tear it up, up!’ It’s simple as can be, but there’s a time and place for just a big, ‘ol, fun, simple song.”

Luke explores some deeper topics on his upcoming album, …read more

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Comstock/ThinkstockSam Hunt played quarterback for which college football team? ANSWER: UAB — University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Warner Music NashvilleBrett Eldredge‘s New Artist of the Year win at last year’s CMA Awards has kicked his career into overdrive. “Lose My Mind,” the lead single from Brett’s upcoming sophomore album, is shaping up to be a big hit as a result.

Brett tells ABC Radio, “‘Lose My Mind’ is rising faster than any song I’ve ever had times 10. So, it’s good to have that momentum and people having my back out at radio.”

The song is taking over the airwaves just like the girl in the song is taking over Brett’s mind.

He explains, …read more

Continue reading …