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ABC/Image Group LAAs the first leg of Chris Young‘s Losing Sleep World Tour comes to a close, the Tennessee hitmaker is marking a career high. He’s just sold out six weeks’ worth of arena shows, finishing an 18-in-a-row run that came to a close last weekend in Green Bay, Minneapolis and Grand Rapids.

The tour picks back up April 5 in Hidalgo, Texas, with Kane Brown and Morgan Evans opening.

You can get a taste of Chris’s live show in the video for his new single, “Hangin’ On.” The concert clip was shot on location in …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA More than fifty animal shelters across the country got a surprise donation of between three and five thousand dollars, thanks to Miranda Lambert and her MuttNation Foundation.

In all, Miranda’s nonprofit passed out $189,000, after carefully checking out each organization.

“I am amazed and humbled by the great work these shelters do,” the CMA Female Vocalist of the Year says, “and so honored to be able to support their critical efforts on behalf of rescue animals.”

The latest grants are a part of the Mutts Across America program, which was started by Miranda’s mom, Bev. Since its inception, the program’s …read more

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Reba McEntire first helmed the Academy of Country Music Awards in 1986. Can you guess her two male co-hosts? ANSWER: John Schneider and Mac Davis.

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Cole Swindell, LOCASH, Michael Ray, Chris Lane and others will play the 2nd Annual 90’s Night on Tuesday, March 13 at Nashville’s Marathon Music Works. The show is a benefit for the T.J. Martell Foundation.

Jake Owen‘s new single is called “I Was Jack (You Were Diane).”

The latest episode of Opry Milestones debuts this Friday on YouTube. It focuses on Josh Turner‘s tenth anniversary as an Opry member, and follows previous installments that featured Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker.

John Berry has recorded the title track for the …read more

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Warner Music NashvilleOn Tuesday, Cole Swindell will literally be trying to sing his new song backwards, as he shoots the music video for “Break Up in the End.”

The clip will follow a relationship from the end to the beginning, requiring Cole to lip-sync the song in reverse.

“I love the concept of me walking back through my life,” he explains, “through the relationship from when it ended to right when we met, you know,” he says of the concept. “And I think maybe we can twist it to where it’s like, ‘Does he meet her? Does he not?’ You know, like …read more

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ABC/Lorenzo BevilaquaYou can start your day with Dolly Parton on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the superstar from East Tennessee will be in Washington, D.C. to unveil her new collaboration with the Library of Congress. You can watch on YouTube or Facebook starting at 10 a.m. ET, as Dolly gives the 100 millionth book from her literacy project, the Imagination Library, to the Library of Congress. She’ll also read a story to a group of local schoolchildren.

Then on Wednesday, Dolly will both be interviewed and sing a song from her first children’s …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Darius Rucker is headed across the pond this fall, for a six-date tour of the United Kingdom.

The trek kicks off October 21 in Birmingham, England, and wraps a week later at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 2.

Darius’s latest hit, “For the First Time,” is currently just two steps away from country’s top ten.

Here’s the itinerary for the Hootie & the Blowfish front man’s European tour:

10/21 — Birmingham, England, Symphony Hall
10/22 — Glasgow, Scotland, Royal Concert Hall
10/23 — Gateshead, England, The Sage
10/25 — Bristol, England, O2 Academy
10/26 — Manchester, England, Albert Hall
10/28 — …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA It won’t be football season again for quite some time — but that’s not stopping Florida Georgia Line from throwing a football party.

You see, Music City’s Tennessee Titans are getting new uniforms, and Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley are planning a block party to unveil the new threads. The free show will take place Wednesday, April 4 in downtown Nashville.

The show will start at 7 p.m. CT, on a stage set up on Broadway near First Avenue, with the team’s home, Nissan Stadium, in the background. The Tennessee Titans kick off their 20th season in Nashville in …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Brett Young will soon be a married man. The California native proposed to longtime girlfriend Taylor Mills earlier this month in Oxford, Mississippi, where he went to college.

The “In Case You Didn’t Know” hitmaker popped the question at the Graduate hotel near Ole Miss, with a ring he helped design that includes both of the couple’s initials.

“We met a little over 10 years ago in Scottsdale while she was at [Arizona State University] and dated for a little over six years,” Brett tells People. “After school, she and I both moved to …read more

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ABC/Image Group LA Lady Antebellum‘s official music video for “Heart Break” was shot on location in Puerto Rico, before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Now, Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood want to see what you can do with their latest single.

The trio is partnering with the website Genero to create a new series of “Heart Break” clips. Hillary, Charles and Dave will pick the winner, who’ll be rewarded with $10,000 and be featured on Lady A’s socials.

Five runners-up will get two grand each, and have the chance to have their videos featured …read more

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