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ABC/Image Group LAKeith Urban and Nicole Kidman have mapped out a “Happy Summer” for their two little girls, as the Oscar-winning actress reveals in the latest issue of People.

Sunday Rose, who turns ten on Saturday, will celebrate with “a big blow-up slide” and “a big pool party.” Sunday and younger sister Faith Margaret, who’s seven, will also join Nicole and her sister on a hiking trip to Tasmania in the coming weeks.

The family will also be hitting the road with Keith “regularly” on his Graffiti U World Tour.

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ABC/Mark LevineYou’re going to want a prime spot for this.

In honor of Amazon’s upcoming Prime Day, Kelsea Ballerini will deliver a special performance in an as-yet-undisclosed location in Brooklyn, New York next week. Keith Urban‘s “Coming Home” collaborator Julia Michaels and Grammy-winning pop star Alessia Cara will be performing as well.

Their performances are set to take place on July 11 and will also be live-streamed on Amazon and Twitch starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Prime Day, featuring more than one million deals for Amazon Prime customers, kicks off July 16 at 3 p.m. …read more

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Comstock/Thinkstock Forty years ago this week, this singing cowboy donated more than $27,000 to restore the first “L” in the legendary Hollywood sign. Can you name the man who also immortalized “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” in song? ANSWER: Gene Autry.

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Big Loud It’s fitting that Jake Owen‘s Life’s Whatcha Make It Tour is mainly playing minor league baseball stadiums this summer, since the Florida native believes trying to have hits is a lot like America’s favorite pastime.

“I look at it a lot like stepping up to the plate in a baseball game,” he says of releasing singles. “You’re not gonna knock every one out of the park. But you’re gonna freakin’ step up and swing as hard as you can to knock it out.”

“And if you happen to strike out, whatever,” Jake goes on. “Just get back up next …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrothers Osborne and Randy Houser will join Charlie Worsham for his Every Damn Monday residency July 9 at Nashville’s Basement East, for a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Watch for Lady Antebellum Friday morning as they play the Today show concert series on NBC, starting at 7 a.m.

Brantley Gilbert‘s 2013 #1, “Bottoms Up,” has just been certified quadruple platinum.

If you missed Lauren Alaina doing her #1, “Road Less Traveled,” on A Capitol Fourth, you can catch her performing her hit on YouTube.

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ABC/Image Group LAThis weekend, Morgan Evans is tagging along as his wife Kelsea Ballerini opens the Graffiti U World Tour for Keith Urban. And it’s something Kelsea expects will happen as often as possible this summer.

“[Keith is] his favorite artist…” the “I Hate Love Songs” hitmaker explains. “He loves Keith Urban, as do I. And so, I have a feeling that I’ll be seeing him a lot this summer, and I don’t even know if it’s because of me, I think it might be because of Keith.”

“But either way, I’ll take it!” she laughs.

Kelsea’s a pretty big Keith Urban …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA How’d you like to go island-hopping with Brett Eldredge?

When asked what his fantasy tour itinerary would be, the “Love Somebody” singer confesses he dreams of doing a beach tour, hitting multiple tropical locales.

“I love islands,” he tells Travel + Leisure, “so if I could just play on a stage on a beach, or island-hopping in the Bahamas — I love the Bahamas.”

“That’s such a hard question,” the avid traveler says, “but I think an island-hopping tour. Maybe the Virgin Islands, or it could be down in Fiji, wherever it is, I just love …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Florida Georgia Line continues to tease fans with short clips of the sultry new song they’ll release on Friday.

“Girl I know you had a long day/You ain’t feeling them downtown lights/But I got a bottle at your favorite place/It’s waiting for us in a bucket on ice,” Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley sing in the first snippet they shared.

Though it’s not clear what the title of the track is, the duo posted another section of the song: “Damn I can’t believe, I can’t believe/I talked you into slippin’ …read more

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Warner Music NashvilleDan + Shay, Jason Aldean and Brett Young have the best-selling country songs so far this year, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.

Out of all the music released in the first six months of 2018, the RIAA has certified 12 albums and 48 songs either gold or platinum. Dan + Shay’s “Tequila,” Jason Aldean’s “You Make It Easy,” and Brett Young’s “Mercy” are the only country tunes among them.

“You Make It Easy” spent two weeks at #1 in May, while “Tequila” sits at the top of the chart now. “Mercy” just moved into the top …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Fans who come out to see Keith Urban and Kelsea Ballerini this weekend will likely get an unexpected bonus.

“On the road again…with a handsome plus one this weekend…” Kelsea tweeted, along with a photo of her getting a kiss from her husband, Morgan Evans. She added, “So excited for 2 nights in Gilford, NH!!”

The “Kiss Somebody” singer wrapped up his 10 Cities in 10 Days Tour last week.

“Already in a good mood, obviously,” the Aussie singer shared as he headed out with Kelsea. “But, this morning my TSA Security …read more

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