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Devin Dawson rides his “Dark Horse” to the “Today” show

ABC/Image Group LA Just as his debut single is on the verge of breaking into the top ten, Devin Dawson has booked his first appearance on NBC’s morning show Today.

The California native will perform in both the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. hours of the program on January 24, playing his breakout hit “All on Me,” as well as another track from his album Dark Horse, which will be released January 19.

This April, Devin heads out with label mate Brett Eldredge on The Long Way Tour.

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ABC/Image Group LA In 2017, Rascal Flatts didn’t mount a major tour, instead focusing on cities they hadn’t worked in a while along with a brief stint in Las Vegas. That’ll all change in 2018, however, as the trio hits the road this summer on the Back to Us Tour with Dan + Shay and Carly Pearce.

“I can’t describe how much we are looking forward to the tour this summer!” Gary LeVox says. “We’ve been lucky enough to be in a position to tour consistently throughout our career, and last year felt like the perfect time to reset as we …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA The countdown is on to the birth of Hillary Scott‘s twin girls, which are due in February. The Lady Antebellum hitmaker has been keeping fans updated on her pregnancy via social media.

“Well, I’m officially to the ‘Uggs are the only shoes that fit’ and ‘I’m either wearing jeans OR putting on makeup, not both’ stage…” she quipped.

Bandmate Charles Kelley has also been sharing his excitement, as well as the unintentional humor of his toddler son: “Ward got to see [Hillary] today and she said, ‘Do …read more

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Zac Brown Band – “Roots” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – January 10th, 2018 – Zac Brown Band – “Roots” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD! Zac Brown Band – “Roots” is a powerful new song and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – 103-FXD and WFXD.com! Be sure to […]

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/ThinkstockCurrently featured in an episode of the Netflix series Mindhunter, this song originally hit #1 for Exile in 1978. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Kiss You All Over.”

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ABC/Image Group LA We may not know exactly what’s ahead for Eric Church this year when it comes to touring or new music, but one thing seems for sure: his #3 hit “Round Here Buzz” has its sights set on country music’s pinnacle.

As it stands now, most of The Chief’s dates this year are festivals, with the first being Tortuga in Ft. Lauderdale in April.

Both concertgoers and critics agree: last year’s multiple-hour trek that featured only Eric and his band will be hard to top. Even though the long sets may have been exhausting, the North Carolina native loved it, …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Dierks Bentley is turning into a Mountain man.

You may have noticed that lately, the Arizona’s been growing an impressive beard. It turns out that’s just one of the hints pointing toward Dierks’ new album. Since the beginning of the year, he’s also been sharing ambiguous videos of picturesque western landscapes.

Wednesday morning, he revealed it’s all been a precursor to his new album, The Mountain, coming later this year.

The inspiration for the record struck last June when Dierks played the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. He then returned to the Colorado ski town — with hit …read more

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ABC/Alfonso BrescianiWhen American Idol returns to TV on March 11, it’ll bring a bona fide country superstar as one of its judges: four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan.

The Georgia native says it was an instant “yes” when he was asked to join Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and host Ryan Seacrest.

“The American Idol endeavor, for me, felt like it was gonna be a blast to be a part of,” Luke said earlier this week at a Television Critics Association panel in Los Angeles. “I mean, you started hearing whispers of it coming back, and then you hear it’s on …read more

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Country-Music-Hall-of-Famer Emmylou Harris will receive The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. She’ll be honored alongside this year’s other recipients — which include Tina Turner, Neil Diamond and Queen — at a special awards presentation and concert this summer.

Naomi Judd will guest on HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade on Thursday. The country icon is promoting her book, River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope.

The Oak Ridge Boys and the Gatlin Brothers are teaming up with gospel icons the Gaither Vocal Band for two projects. Country Roots and Gospel Favorites …read more

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