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Luke Bryan’s “Born Here Live Here Die Here” is the story of country music

Capitol NashvilleFor the title track of his seventh studio album, Born Here Live Here Die Here, Luke Bryan chose a song that takes him back to his beginnings in Leesburg, Georgia.  "It tells the story of my hometown," the four-time ...

Kane Brown is glad his daughter is too young to remember this year: “2020’s...

ABC/Image Group LAKane Brown’s latest song, “Worldwide Beautiful,” provides a poignant message of the importance of unity during a divisive time. He released the song early in June, as millions of Americans were in the midst of turn...

Jennifer Nettles lends her voice to the National 4-H Council’s campaign to close the...

ABC/Image Group LAJennifer Nettles is the voice behind a PSA by the National 4-H council, in support of its newly-launched Opportunity4All campaign. The project marks a push to close America’s education and economic opportunity gap, which affec...

The Cadillac Three enlist Kristian Bush, Hailey Whitters and more for curated global livestream...

Courtesy of The Cadillac ThreeAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep country artists off the road, The Cadillac Three have found a creative way to safely return to the stage. The band is establishing a curated livestream series called Country Fuzz ...

Maren Morris’ Heroes Fund makes donation to local Tennessee high school band program

ABC/Image Group LASince she established her Heroes Fund charity in 2017, Maren Morris has been allocating a portion of the proceeds of her “Meet and Greet” packages to support of music education and fine arts programs in public schools. ...

“Beers and Sunshine”: Darius Rucker’s breezy single toasts the good kind of “B.S.”

Capitol Records NashvilleDarius Rucker returns to country radio this week with “Beers and Sunshine,” a summery antidote to stress and anxiety during a tumultuous year. “‘Cause everybody’s down in a world gone crazy / Don...

Luke Bryan “sat up at night” after hearing from Black fans who’ve felt uncomfortable...

ABC/Gavin BondAmid growing nationwide protests against racism and police brutality, country music has had to confront and question some of its own Southern symbols in recent months. Lady A opted to drop “Antebellum” from their name, The ...

Dolly Parton is sharing the stories behind her best-loved songs, in her own words,...

ABC/Image Group LAFor over six decades, Dolly Parton has shared the story of her life through her songs. Now, the country superstar has announced the release of a new audiobook, called Dolly Parton, Storyteller: My Life in Lyrics. In her own words, D...

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1990, "Friends in Low Places" was released as the lead single from this megastar's famed No Fences album. It spent fours week at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and was named Sin...

The guys in LOCASH are “blessed” ‘Brothers,’ enjoying the journey, as “One Big Country...

Broken BowThis week, LOCASH is all gratitude, as "One Big Country Song" ascends to the top of the country chart, becoming their second career number one. "We're blessed to do this, you know what I mean?" Chris Lucas asks. "And it's ...