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ABC/Image Group LA Just days after we learned Chris Stapleton missed Sunday’s ACM Awards because of the birth of his twin sons, his wife and musical partner Morgane is revealing more about the two new little ones in their lives.

“Thank you for all the love!” she shared on Instagram, along with a photo with the newborns. “We’re so grateful to finally be home with our sweet family.”

Morgane goes on to thank the doctors and nurses at Centennial Hospital in Nashville.

“At more than a month early,” she explains, “we had a week long stay in the nicu …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Cam just kicked off her Listening Room Series Tuesday night with a sold-out show in Portland, Oregon; and now she’s adding a rather impressive date to her itinerary: On Wednesday, September 26, the California native will do her first headlining concert at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

Lucie Silvas — who happens to be married to John Osborne of Brothers Osborne — will be Cam’s special guest for the night. Pre-sales are underway now, with seats going on sale to the general public on Friday.

It’s already been a busy week for Cam. Fresh off her appearance Sunday …read more

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BMLGHot off Midland‘s free-wheeling appearance Sunday night in the ACM press room — where the trio showed up with their Budweiser tallboys — the New Vocal Group winners have gone right back to work.

“Pure honky tonk magic tonite filming the new video for Burn Out…” Midland tweeted late Monday, along with a photo that shows lead singer Mark Wystrach in front of a Billy Bob’s Texas logo. The Fort Worth, Texas bar is known as the World’s Largest Honky Tonk.

“Burn Out” is the third single from Midland’s On the Rocks album, which features their #1 debut …read more

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Sony Music Kane Brown‘s self-titled debut returns to #1 on Billboard‘s country albums charts this week, making it the set’s eleventh time at the top. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour got in between Kane and #1 last week, but it now slips to second place.

Kane’s getting plenty of good news from Billboard this week: Monday, he found out he’s nominated for Artist, Album and Song for “What Ifs” with Lauren Alaina at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards.

This week, Kane’s follow-up single, “Heaven,” ascends to the top five. If you’re a Comcast customer, you can see the him perform the song as …read more

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Country Music AssociationIf you can’t grab a ticket to CMA Fest’s nightly stadium shows this summer, the Country Music Association once again is giving fans a free option.

The venue typically known as Ascend Amphitheater in downtown Nashville will transform into the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage from June 7-9.

Broken Bow artists Chase Bryant, Craig Campbell, Lindsay Ell, Chase Rice, Runaway June, Granger Smith and more will take the stage on Thursday. Lee Brice headlines on Friday, with Clare Dunn, Tyler Farr, Maddie & Tae, and Drake White joining him.

On Saturday, Cole Swindell leads the bill, with his …read more

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ABC/Image Group LAOn this day in 2010, this artist became the first woman in history to win Entertainer of the Year at the ACM Awards twice. Can you name her? ANSWER: Carrie Underwood, who previously won the award in 2009.

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Randee St. Nicholas/Capitol Records NashvilleAfter debuting her new single, “Cry Pretty,” on Sunday’s ACM Awards, Carrie Underwood has now revealed that it’s also the title track of her upcoming album.

Cry Pretty, her first for Capitol Records Nashville, will arrive September 14. Carrie co-produced the album with David Garcia. You can watch a trailer for the album now on YouTube.

In a statement, Carrie says, “At this point in my career, I feel stronger and more creative than ever. I think you can hear that in this new album. It’s emotional, it’s …read more

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BBR Music GroupJason Aldean started the week with a major performance on the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, followed up shortly after by winning his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year trophy.

Since big TV appearances typically turn into big album sales, Rearview Town — Jason’s new record that came out Friday — should be on track for a huge debut.

“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t pay attention to that stuff,” Jason admits. “But, you know, I think ultimately, you know, we just want people to listen to the record.”

“You know, we spent a lot of time …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockRodney Atkins has announced his 2018 These Are My People Tour in support of his new single, “Caught Up In the Country.” The tour kicks off April 18 and runs through June 29. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit rodneyatkins.com.

The 2019 Outlaw Country Cruise 4 will set sail January 27 – February 1, 2019. The eclectic lineup includes Margo Price, Bobby Bare, Steve Earle & the Dukes, Drive-By Truckers and many more. The cruise will sail from Tampa to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas and Nassau, Bahamas. For more information, visit <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel="noopener noreferrer" …read more

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Ben Ritter Kelsea Ballerini will spend the majority of her summer on the road as part of Keith Urban‘s 2018 Graffiti U World Tour, and Keith’s already passed along plenty of wisdom to the young star.

In an interview with Elite Daily, the “I Hate Love Songs” singer says she looks up to Keith when it comes to career and relationship advice.

“The best kind of artists are the ones that change but stay the same,” she tells the publication. “It’s hard to do and I think that’s why a lot of artists have a shorter career… It’s …read more

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