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Justin Moore shares a glimpse on tour in “Kinda Don’t Care” video

ABC/Image Group LAJustin Moore is giving fans an up-close look at his Hell on a Highway Tour in his latest video for “Kinda Don’t Care.”

Directed by Cody Villalobos, the three-minute clip was filmed during several sold-out tour stops over the summer including shows in Sacramento and Redding, California; and Enumclaw, Washington.

“I am lucky enough that my wife and kids let me spend so much time on the road,” Moore said in a statement. “Performing for my fans is what I love the most about this career and know they are the reason it’s possible. So, I thought it would be …read more

Little Big Town wanders through the wilderness in “When Someone Stops Loving You” video

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ABC/Image Group LALittle Big Town is well known for their pristine harmonies and memorable lyrics and their latest single, “When Someone Stops Loving You,” strikes a deep chord. The new, four-minute video for the song has the quartet wandering through the wilderness, lamenting of the end of a relationship.

Dressed in black, Little Big Town walk slowly through the stark landscape as they mourn the death of love. Jimi Westbrook sings lead on “When Someone Stops Loving You” and his yearning vocals coupled with the bleak landscape further the hurt in the song’s lyrics.

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Thomas Rhett notches ninth number-one with “Unforgettable”

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ABC/MARK LEVINEThomas Rhett is on a winning streak. The country singer has garnered his third consecutive number-one song this year with “Unforgettable,” which hit the top position on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase charts. The song is the fastest rising song of his career, peaking at just 14 weeks.

“This is a really cool way to kick off CMA week,” Thomas Rhett said in a statement. “It’s always a good week because everyone is in town, we all get to see each other, hangout backstage at the show, but to also find out ‘Unforgettable’ is number-one is awesome.”

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Watch: Luke Bryan says a third Entertainer win would let him thank his fans

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ABC/Image Group LALuke Bryan is a two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year and he’s nominated for the award once again on Wednesday night. Luke says one reason he’d like to win it again is so that he can personally show his gratitude to his fans.

“When you win an Entertainer of the Year award, then you get to thank your fans on tour the following year and every night when you acknowledge, ‘Thanks for coming out. Because of you guys, I’m your Entertainer of the Year,'” he tells ABC Radio.

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Blake Shelton makes country radio history with six songs simultaneously on charts

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Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton is in a league of his own. Ahead of the release of his new album, Texoma Shore, the singer gave fans a preview of several songs off the project. As a result, six of the 11 songs on the album made their way to the Mediabase chart — something no other country artist has ever done.

In addition to his latest top 10 single “I’ll Name the Dogs,” Shelton has charted with tracks “At The House,” “I Lived It,” “Turnin’ Me On,” “Money” and “Why Me.”

“At the end of the day, I make music so that it …read more

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Brett Young is “flattered” to be nominated at CMA Awards

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BMLGBrett Young has had a whirlwind year of back-to-back No. 1 singles: “Sleep Without You” and “In Case You Didn’t Know.” On Wednesday, he’ll face off against his fellow rising stars as he competes for his first-ever CMA Award. The New Artist of the Year nominee says he’s just glad that his name’s on the ballot.

“That category is so thick,” he tells ABC Radio. “I think anybody deserves it, so I am flattered just to be nominated.”

Brett finds himself nominated alongside Jon Pardi, Old Dominion, Lauren Alaina and Luke Combs and says if he …read more

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Watch: Nominees Brothers Osborne don’t mind if they “crash and burn” during their CMA performance

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ABC/Lorenzo BevilaquaBrothers Osborne are set to make their debut performance on the CMA Awards this Wednesday. The duo — made up of brothers TJ and John Osborne — are also up for Vocal Duo of the Year and Music Video of the Year, for “Ain’t My Fault.” They say they’ll be giving their all during their first performance on the awards show.

“We’ll try not to embarrass ourselves,” John tells ABC Radio.

“We’re not playing to tracks either. It’s all live so we can crash and burn,” adds brother TJ. “That’s the beauty of a live performance …read more

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Watch now: Lauren Alaina will celebrate her birthday at the CMA Awards

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ABC/Lou RoccoLauren Alaina turns 23 Wednesday, and she’s already received the best birthday gift: a CMA Awards nomination.

“I am nominated for the first time ever for Best New Artist and the awards are on my birthday,” she tells ABC Radio. “My 23rd birthday is Wednesday so I have my first-ever CMA nomination on my birthday. My whole family is coming in town tonight to celebrate and have a party. It’s been the best year I’ve ever lived!”

The singer has had quite the year with the release of her sophomore album, Road Less Traveled, which also …read more

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Watch now: Jon Pardi says he’s a CMA winner whether he wins or loses

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ABC/Image Group LAJon Pardi has a big night ahead of him Wednesday. The country singer will be performing at the CMA Awards in Nashville, where he’s also nominated for two awards — New Artist of the Year and Single of the Year, for “Dirt on My Boots.”

While the California native admits it’d be amazing to go home with a trophy, he says being nominated is an achievement in itself.

“Just walking in with a couple nominations and seeing all my friends, we’re all winners if we’re nominated,” he tells ABC Radio. “Even being there and …read more

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LOCASH prays for a win, but know they’re the CMA “underdogs”

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ABC RadioLOCASH are honored to be among a long list of nominees recognized at the CMA Awards on Wednesday. While the country duo is humbled for the nod as Vocal Duo of the Year — alongside Florida Georgia Line, Dan + Shay, Brothers Osborne, and Maddie & Tae — they’re not betting on a win.

“We do have a little thank you speech ready just in case,” the guys tell ABC Radio. “It would be a miracle if it happened. We see ourselves up there winning and we pray but we know we’re the underdogs.”

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