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Lauren Alaina reveals the track list and artwork for her forthcoming ‘Getting Good’ EP

Mercury NashvilleOn the heels of wrapping her first-ever headlining tour, Lauren Alaina is sharing more details about her new Getting Good EP, including the cover art and a full track list for the project.

The EP's cover, which Lauren posted on her socials, is a snapshot of the singer dressed in a glittering dark outfit with a plunging neckline, gazing intently into the camera's lens. The photograph reflects Lauren's trademark vulnerability, and career-long commitment to being honest with her fans about subjects like her eating disorder, breakups, and the loss of her stepfather to cancer.

Following ...read more

Maren Morris’s ‘Sesame Street’ song teaches kids to try, try again if they make...

ABC/Image Group LADuring her appearance as a guest artist on iconic kids' show Sesame Street, Maren Morris filmed a special song called “Oops! Whoops! Wait, Ah Hah!” Aside from being quite catchy, the tune offers an important message of encouragement for viewers who might be trying to learn new skills.

The lyrics of “Oops! Whoops! Wait, Ah Hah!” explain that it takes time to get good at a skill, whether that's hula hooping, baking cookies, playing basketball or singing country music. The cast of Sesame Street chimes in with background vocals as Maren sings, and also acts ...read more

‘Abby’: Travis Denning’s new song is an antidote to the Valentine’s Day blues

Universal Music GroupIn his scathing new breakup tune, Travis Denning is leaving a dead-end relationship for “Abby” -- and yep, that stands for “anybody but you.”

The new song is the perfect anthem for anybody who's alone on Valentine's Day, although Travis assures People that he's not against the observance on principle. He just loved the clever wordplay behind the song.

“The minute I heard this song I knew I had to record it, because my instant reaction was, ‘Man, I wish I had written that,'” Travis explains. “I feel like anyone who has ...read more

Miranda Lambert celebrates Valentine’s Day with MuttNation Foundation grants to help shelter pets

True PublicityIn celebration of shelter pets -- and the volunteers and organizations that help them find good homes -- Miranda Lambert is offering a little extra love to ten animal rescues across the country.

The “Wildcard” singer challenged thousands of volunteers to “Pledge to Volunteer” at their local rescue. To sweeten the challenge, volunteers who took the pledge were entered to win a grand prize of concert tickets and and a personal meet-and-greet with Miranda.

Now, just in time for Valentine's Day, Miranda has awarded that prize to volunteer Andrea Shike of Wisconsin.

Miranda also automatically registered each ...read more

Jason Aldean’s wife, Brittany, is giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the We Back...

ABC/Image Group LAJason Aldean is a couple of weeks into his 2020 We Back Tour, and thanks to the singer's wife, Brittany, fans can check out all the behind-the-scenes action from the run. Brittany took to Instagram Stories last night to document the Moline, Illinois tour stop.

Brittany kicked things off with some stage-side footage of opening act Morgan Wallen as he warmed up the crowd. She posted clips of Morgan singing “Cover Me Up” as well as “Heartless,” his collaboration with DJ Diplo.

She also played paparazzi to her headliner husband during the behind-the-scenes ...read more

‘Born Here, Live Here, Die Here’: Luke Bryan’s new song previews his rootsy, home-focused...

Capitol NashvilleLuke Bryan has offered a first look at the title track of his seventh studio album, Born Here, Live Here, Die Here. If the new song is any indication, Luke's next project will be all about celebrating life in a small town.

“Born here, live here, die here / From the roots to the boots to the lay me down suit,” he sings in the song's sweeping chorus. “Yeah, I'm gonna be proud to be right here / Just like my daddy and his daddy did, too...”

The song's chorus name-checks Luke's upcoming Proud to Be ...read more

Listen now: Luke Bryan unveils the title track of ‘Born Here Live Here Die...

Capitol NashvilleYou can check out both the cover and the title track of Luke Bryan's new album, Born Here Live Here Die Here, via People.com now.

For his cover shot, a smiling, denim-clad Luke straddles a chair in the middle of a smoky warehouse.

As for the title cut of his seventh record, the Georgia native says he “fell in love with the song right away,” and knew he had to cut it.

“The second I heard ‘Born Here Live Here Die Here' it related to me,” Luke tells People, “how I grew up, how I have ...read more

Carrie Underwood’s son thinks she’s a 70-year-old, professional laundry-washer in hilarious new post

ABC/Image Group LAIn a recent social media post, Carrie Underwood revealed the hilarious truth of what her four-year-old son, Isaiah, really thinks of her.

The superstar shared a fill-in-the-blank-style story about her that Isaiah wrote, complete with descriptions of her physical appearance, favorite foods and more.

While some of Isaiah's answers were pretty accurate -- he said his mom was blonde and had brown eyes, for example -- others were adorably off-base. He wrote that he thought the 36-year-old Carrie was aged 70, for one thing, and explained that her job was to “wash the laundry.”

“Soooo...apparently ...read more

Orlando or bust: Blake Shelton wants you to join him at the new Ole...

ABC/Image Group LAThe newest location of Blake Shelton's Ole Red bar and restaurant is set to open in Orlando in April, and he's hoping you'll join him for the grand opening in June.

You can win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the event this summer, including airfare and accommodations at the Gaylord Palms, as well as tickets to the theme park of your choice, a VIP experience at Topgolf, and more.

To be eligible to win, all you have to do is register online before Friday, May 15 at OleRed.com.

The Florida location joins Blake's other properties in ...read more

Russell Dickerson hosts a “Home Sweet” party to preview new album

ABC/Image Group LAInstead of renting out an expensive venue to celebrate his new single, Russell Dickerson did something better. On Tuesday, he and his wife Kailey invited a small group of Music City insiders to their newly-renovated Nashville-area home.

Kailey -- who's also directed several of Russell's music videos -- did the design work herself, overseeing the clean, modern space that features an enormous kitchen with multiple sinks and an enormous cooktop. In the master bedroom, there's a see-through fireplace that sits next to a soaking tub in a luxurious bathroom.

Russell gathered his guests into the family room to play ...read more