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Midland’s Mark Wystrach & Ty Haney Get Married

Midland’s Mark Wystrach & Ty Haney Get Married

After getting engaged in May, Midland frontman Mark Wystrach, 39, and Ty Haney, 30, got married on Oct. 8. Mark shared the news via Instagram, saying, in part: “Got hitched in a quiet lil ceremony today and am mighty proud & delighted to now call @ty_haney, “My wife.” Ty, who is the founder and CEO…MORE

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Win Two BET Hip Hop Awards for “Old Town Road”

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus Win Two BET Hip Hop Awards for “Old Town Road”

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus took home two trophies for their smash hit, “Old Town Road,” at the BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired on Oct. 8 from Atlanta. “Old Town Road” won Best Collab/Duo or Group, besting nominations from Cardi B and Bruno Marks (“Please Me”), DJ Khaled, Nipsey Hussle and John…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini to Team With Halsey for Upcoming “CMT Crossroads”

Kelsea Ballerini to Team With Halsey for Upcoming “CMT Crossroads”

Kelsea Ballerini will team with Halsey for the 70th episode of CMT Crossroads. The episode will be taped at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater on Oct. 11. The concert is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6 p.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. for the concert that’s slated to end at…MORE

Keith Urban to Embark on 13-Date European Tour in 2020

Keith Urban to Embark on 13-Date European Tour in 2020

Keith Urban will head across the pond in 2020 for his 13-date Live Tour in Europe. Kicking off on May 2 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the tour will make additional stops in the U.K, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. Keith Urban Live Tour May 2 | Amsterdam, Netherlands May 5 | London, England May 8 |…MORE

Morgan Wallen Announces Headlining “Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour”

Morgan Wallen Announces Headlining “Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour”

Morgan Wallen will hit the road in 2020 for his headlining Whiskey Glasses Roadshow Tour. The coast-to-coast run kicks off on Jan. 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich., and makes additional stops in New Orleans, Houston, Boston, Atlanta, Denver and more. Jon Langston and Ashland Craft will serve as support. “This year so far, I’ve mostly…MORE

Whiskey Myers Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Jon Pardi No. 2, Sturgill Simpson No. 3

Whiskey Myers Reaches No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, Jon Pardi No. 2, Sturgill Simpson No. 3

Hard-rockin’ country troupe Whiskey Myers ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with its new self-titled album, moving 42,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. The tally was buoyed by Whiskey Myers’ recent Die Rockin’ Tour, which included a copy of the new album with a select ticket purchase. Jon Pardi’s highly…MORE

Matt Stell Scores First No. 1 Single With “Prayed for You”

Matt Stell Scores First No. 1 Single With “Prayed for You”

Matt Stell’s debut single, “Prayed for You,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. Penned by Matt, Allison Veltz and Ash Bowers, “Prayed for You” is featured on Matt’s 2019 debut EP, Everywhere But On. Matt is the fist artist to reach No. 1 with a debut single since Jimmie Allen’s…MORE

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