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Thomas Rhett surprises healthcare workers with thanks and music during virtual acoustic show

ABC/Mark LevineA group of healthcare workers got an unforgettable surprise last week, when Thomas Rhett offered up an exclusive virtual performance as a well-earned thanks for their work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas’ gratitu...

Cassadee Pope releases acoustic album Rise and Shine, opens up about her mental health

John ShearerCassadee Pope unveiled Rise and Shine this week, an eight-track acoustic album that she hopes will offer listeners an opportunity for self-reflection. “Rise and Shine is a record that is meant to help people navigate their feelings in...

“I Ain’t Without You”: Tucker Beathard releases the song he wrote in tribute to...

Warner Music NashvilleTucker Beathard grapples with the loss of his younger brother, Clay, in the gut-wrenching “I Ain’t Without You.” Clay died in December of 2019 at the age of 22, after a stabbing altercation that took place ou...

Old Dominion isn’t “kitten” you: The “Meow Mix” version of their album is completely...

RCA RecordsWhat started as a series of mysterious, cat-centric posts on social media has become something very real, and very strange: Old Dominion dropped the “Meow Mix” version of their self-titled third album this week. Yes, that means ...

Tim McGraw’s got “Good Taste in Women” in feel-good new tune

Big Machine RecordsTim McGraw might have simple tastes when it comes to most things in life, but in the newest song to be released ahead of his Here on Earth album, the singer can’t help bragging about his “Good Taste in Women.” &ldqu...

Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Lady A and more stars join virtual benefit for St....

Courtesy of St. JudeBrad Paisley, Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and Lady A are just a few of the big-name stars who will appear during MusicGives: Together #forStJude, a virtual benefit concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The l...

Kane Brown and Nelly get “Cool Again” in tropical beach music video

Matthew BerinatoKane Brown invites rapper Nelly on a tropical beach vacation for his remixed “Cool Again,” which Kane originally released as a single back in April. In the new version of the song, Nelly layers a breezy new verse onto the ...

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this date in 1989, this ‘90s country hitmaker released his debut single, “Country Club.” The song became a top-10 hit and was also the title track of his debut album. Do you know who he is? ANSWER: Travis Trit...

Keith Urban’s new tune second-guesses a breakup, and now he’s hoping to “Change Your...

Capitol NashvilleKeith Urban’s brooding latest release, “Change Your Mind,” tells the story of a breakup, and the lingering feeling that maybe it might not be too late to try again. “You changed your number / And got some frie...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockJon Pardi will make an appearance on NBC’s Today on Monday. He’s planning to perform his chart-topping hit, “Heartache Medication,” which is the title track of his latest album. Cassadee Pope ...