Happy Birthday to my favorite hillbilly Tara “Damn” Thompson!
- Charley Pride performs on The View today
- Anderson East performs on tomorrow’s episode of Ellen
- Also tomorrow, the AUDIENCE Network premieres their Eric Church concert special at 9PM ET/PT on AUDIENCE Music DIRECTV ch 239 and U-VERSE ch 1114
- Carly Pearce performs on the Today Show’s 10 a.m. hour on Monday
- RaeLynn will perform “Lonely Call” on the Today Show on October 18th
- Also on the 18th, CMT will broadcast their CMT Artists of the Year special honoring FGL, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban and Jason Aldean
WITH YOUR HAIR-OF-THE-DOG
ON SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE’S JUKEBOX
ON THE JUKEBOX
Watch Carly Pearce perform “Hide the Wine” on Ty, Kelly & Chuck – Carly’s debut album “Every Little Thing” hits tomorrow and we’ll have some cool giveaways for ya’ll coming up so stay tuned!
ON THE KARAOKE MACHINE
April Kry & IV cover Meghan Trainors “Like I’m Going To Lose” at Westlight Studios in Franklin, TN.
ON THE HOUSE
Congrats to @j_raquet on winning our daily social media giveaway! We’ll get your signedChris Janson “Everybody” CD in the mail to ya soon! Don’t worry, we have a few more of these signed albums to give out so keep an eye on our socials today!
FRONT OF THE HOUSE
Keith Urban played 2 shows at the Grand Ole Opry the other night and was joined by Chris Janson for a special performance of John Michael Montgomery’s “Sold”
Tonight, Cole Swindell brings the Down Home Tour to the DMV (that’s DC, Maryland, Virginia). Be sure and add @MorningHangover on social media channels like Instagram &Snapchat for live looks at tonight’s show!
Keith Urban has been announced as a featured speaker at the 2018 SXSW! Great to see country music represented in such a prominent way at one of the largest technology & music gatherings in the U.S. BTW – country music needs to have a bigger presence at theConsumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas in January.
Kane Brown’s Platinum-certified “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina takes the #1 slot this week on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.
Proud to share this commentary I penned for USA Today highlighting how some of my favorite songs by Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Justin Moore and Maren Morris defy country music stereotypes
Time Life in conjunction with the Country Music Association is proud to announce the upcoming release of CMA Awards Live: Greatest Moments 1968-2015, an extensive 10-DVD set of many of Country’s musical moments that have made history over the years. The collection, which includes 127 performances, will be officially released to retail early next year. Watch a preview for the collection right here.
BBR/BMG artists Walker McGuire, Lindsay Ell & Randy Houser brought the house down for Country Music Week in the UK, launching with a special live event at London’s Bush Hall!
ON THE BAR WALL
Sony ATV’s Josh Van Valkenburg; KP Entertainment’s Kerri Edwards; producer Michael Carter; songwriter Matt Bronleewe (SESAC); Cole Swindell (BMI); songwriter Jaron Boyer (SESAC); BMI’s David Preston; SESAC’s Shannon Hatch; peer music’s Kim Wiggins; Warner Music Nashville’s Cris Lacy
No. 1 hit songwriters Cole Swindell, Jaron Boyer and Matt Bronleewe gathered with fans, friends and industry notables this week in Nashville before Cole headlined the Stay Downtown at Tootsie’s 57th Birthday Bash to celebrate the No. 1 hit “Flatliner,” from Swindell’s certified RIAA Gold album You Should Be Here.