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Listen to Ronnie Milsap’s New Rendition of “Merry, Merry Christmas Baby”

Listen to Ronnie Milsap’s New Rendition of “Merry, Merry Christmas Baby”

Country Music Hall of Fame member Ronnie Milsap recorded a new rendition of “Merry, Merry Christmas Baby.” The holiday hit was originally recorded by teen queen Dodie Stevens in 1960. Ronnie delivers his signature swagger—with a touch of upbeat optimism—as he croons the bluesy chorus: “Have a merry Christmas, baby / And a happy New…MORE

Christie’s Auction to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives Features Items From Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Dwight Yoakam & More

Christie’s Auction to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives Features Items From Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Dwight Yoakam & More

Christie’s is hosting an online auction (Oct. 15–29) to benefit the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund, which was created to support individuals in the country music community who are currently in need of pandemic relief assistance. Items have been donated by Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam, Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Little…MORE

Watch Luke Combs Perform “Better Together” at 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Watch Luke Combs Perform “Better Together” at 2020 Billboard Music Awards

In addition to taking home three trophies at the Billboard Music Awards on Oct. 14, Luke Combs performed his new single, “Better Together.” Penned by Luke, Dan Isbell and Randy Montana, “Better Together” is the fifth single from Luke 2019 album, What You See Is What You Get. “I wrote ‘Better Together’ in the mountains…MORE

The Winners: 2020 Billboard Music Awards

The Winners: 2020 Billboard Music Awards

The winners for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were announced live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Oct. 14 on NBC. Luke Combs took home three trophies, including Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album, while Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ hit, “Old Town Road,” copped four…MORE

Reba McEntire Reportedly Attached to New TV Series Based on “Fried Green Tomatoes”

Reba McEntire Reportedly Attached to New TV Series Based on “Fried Green Tomatoes”

Reba McEntire will star in a new NBC television series based on the 1987 novel, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, according to Variety. The book was the basis for the 1991 movie, Fried Green Tomatoes, which starred Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker and Cicely Tyson. According to Variety,…MORE

Trace Adkins Rounds Up 6 Songs for Brand-New EP, “Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy”

Trace Adkins Rounds Up 6 Songs for Brand-New EP, “Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy”

Trace Adkins rounded up a handful of songs for his new EP, Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy, which drops on Oct. 16. The six-song set features a number of top songwriters, including Hillary Lindsey, Corey Crowder, Josh Osborne, Jeffery Steele and more. Produced by Bart Butler, the new EP includes recently released songs “Just the…MORE

Reba, Kelsea Ballerini, LBT, Brothers Osborne & More to Take the Stage for Virtual SOSFest

Reba, Kelsea Ballerini, LBT, Brothers Osborne & More to Take the Stage for Virtual SOSFest

Reba McEntire, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town and Brothers Osborne are among the 35 artists taking part in the virtual Save Our Stages Festival on Oct. 16–18. The three-day virtual festival, in partnership with National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), will feature performances from 35 artists recorded live from more than 25 independent concert venues across…MORE

Locash Drops “Cloud of Dust” With The Gronkowski Brothers [Listen]

Locash Drops “Cloud of Dust” With The Gronkowski Brothers [Listen]

Chris Lucas and Preston Brust of Locash teamed up with the Gronkowski Brothers—Chris, Dan, Glenn, Gordie and Rob—to record a new tune, “Cloud of Dust.” The Gronkowski Brothers have parlayed their athletic skills and fun-loving personalities into entrepreneurial endeavors and media engagements. The most well-known brother, Rob, plays for the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. “We’ve…MORE

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