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Miranda Lambert hints at Pistol Annies reunion

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ABC/Image Group LAMiranda Lambert and Pistol Annies members Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley have never ruled out the possibility of a reunion, and now it seems a new album could be in the works.

Following an Instagram post in January where Miranda hinted at a third record for the trio, she’s now sharing some details behind what could be a new song for the group.

“Literally the other night I had a song that kind of just came out of the air to me, and I sent a verse and a chorus to the girls,” she says in …read more

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Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard shares adorable video of daughter

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ABC/Image Group LAFlorida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard is the proud father of a brand new baby girl, and the first-time dad can’t help but gush about his daughter. Tyler recently shared an adorable video of his little bundle of joy laughing and smiling on Instagram.

“The stuff that’ll change a man and make ya eyes water,” he captions the clip.

In the short video, Tyler’s daughter, Olivia Rose, is all smiles as her mother asks if she wants to talk to her father.

“Do you want to say hi to Daddy?” Tyler’s wife, Hayley, asks off camera as their …read more

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Vince Gill, Amy Grant book 12 Christmas shows at Ryman Auditorium in 2018

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Kristin BarloweVince Gill and Amy Grant are set to return to Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium in 2018 for their annual Christmas shows. This year, the couple will be breaking their previous record of playing 10 nights and extending their holiday residency to 12 concert dates.

The duo’s 12 Nights of Christmas at the Ryman residency begins on Nov. 28. They’re set to perform on Nov 29, Dec. 5-6, Dec. 12-13, Dec. 16-20 and Dec. 23. Tickets for the concerts cost between $35-$135 and go on sale Friday, February 9, at 10 a.m. via ryman.com.

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“Say Something” pops up the chart as Chris Stapleton achieves crossover success

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ABC/Image Group LAHaving already conquered the country charts, Chris Stapleton is now seeing his first major success on the pop charts.

According to Billboard, Chris has scored his first top 10 on the publication’s all-genre Hot 100 chart as “Say Something,” his duet with Justin Timberlake, reaches number nine.

This isn’t the first time the country singer has appeared on that chart, though. In November 2015, “Tennessee Whiskey” hit #20 following his performance of the song with JT at the CMA Awards.

“Say Something” also marks Chris’ first major pop radio airplay — the song has reached #20 on …read more

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Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher reportedly “trying for another baby”

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ABC/Image Group LACarrie Underwood and Mike Fisher may soon become a family of four, Us Weekly reports. The magazine recently spoke with a confidante of Carrie’s, who claims the couple are making plans for a second child.

“Everyone around her knows she wants a big family, and they’re always trying for another baby,” the country superstar’s friend says. The couple has a two-year-old son, Isaiah.

The Nashville power couple is celebrating Mike’s recent return to the NHL — he’s announced he’ll be rejoining the city’s Predators team just five months after he retired. Carrie is a …read more

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Vince Gill reveals being abused as a child during performance at Ryman Auditorium

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Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesVince Gill revealed his own story of sexual abuse as a child before he performed at the Ryman Auditorium as part of Universal Music Group Nashville’s CRS showcase in Nashville Tuesday afternoon.

Prefacing “Forever Changed,” a song about a woman dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse, he told the audience that the track was inspired by a similar situation he faced in middle school.

“Maybe this song came from a personal experience for me. I was in seventh grade and a young, dumb kid,” he said. “I had a gym teacher that acted inappropriately towards me and was trying …read more

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockThis country artist finds himself in the distinctive company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon as a songwriter who has penned more than 20 songs that he’s also recorded and taken to number-one. ANSWER: Alan Jackson.

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockJustin Moore has tapped newcomer Travis Denning to join his 2018 Hell on a Highway Tour this spring.

The third-annual Tumbleweed Country Music & Camping Festival returns to Kansas City this year. The festival, which takes place June 14-16, includes headliners Cody Johnson, Marty Stuart and Robert Earl Keen. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the festival’s website.

Dylan Scott made his television debut on TODAY on Monday (Feb. 5). He performed his new single, “Hooked,” and spent some time chatting with co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb.

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Watch Now: Chris Young explains the “cool factor” behind his latest #1 hit

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RCA Nashville“Losing Sleep,” the title track of Chris Young’s current album, and the name of his tour, has become his fourth consecutive #1 hit. At the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville on Tuesday, Chris told ABC Radio why this particular song hitting number one at this particular time is extra-special for him.

“To have the title track of the tour and the title of the new album go number one while the tour is really just ramping up — we’re only three weekends in, and as much as those weekends have been amazing, there’s …read more

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Watch Now: Kane Brown teases another song with Lauren Alaina: “It might make the next album”

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ABC/Image Group LAKane Brown and Lauren Alaina may be old junior high school friends, and they may have scored a #1 duet together, but that doesn’t mean they’re constantly talking or texting with each other. At Tuesday’s Country Radio Seminar, Kane told ABC Radio that he and Lauren haven’t discussed their latest milestone: “What Ifs” has gone double platinum.

“I haven’t talked to her much since the first [time it went platinum],” Kane admitted. “When it went platinum, she got excited…we were talking about [how] she needed a plaque, and we were getting her …read more

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