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Maren Morris’ “Girl” Streams to Success in Debut Week

Maren Morris’ “Girl” Streams to Success in Debut Week

Maren Morris’ new album, Girl, streamed to success after being released on March 8. With 23.96 million streams in its first week, Girl broke the record for most streams by a female artist in the country genre, besting Carrie Underwood’s 2018 album, Cry Pretty (14.44 million streams). Girl moved 46,000 equivalent album units, according to…MORE

Dylan Scott and Wife Announce They Are Expecting Their Second Child

Dylan Scott and Wife Announce They Are Expecting Their Second Child

Dylan Scott and wife Blair announced they are expecting their second child. Dylan and Blair revealed the news via Instagram, noting that the baby is due in September. View this post on Instagram Secret is out… we are so excited to announce baby number ✌🏻 is on its way!😎 #september2019 📷: @blackmountainweddings A post shared…MORE

In Less Than Two Days, Garth Brooks Has Sold $3.4 Million Worth of His Vinyl Boxed Sets

In Less Than Two Days, Garth Brooks Has Sold $3.4 Million Worth of His Vinyl Boxed Sets

On March 14, Garth Brooks sold more than 14,200 units of his upcoming vinyl boxed set, The Legacy Collection. The boxed set will feature five albums—No Fences, The Chase, In Pieces, Fresh Horses and Triple Live—available in three different packages: Analog, Remix-Remaster and Limited. Each package includes seven vinyl records. For 24 hours on March…MORE

George Strait Breaks George Strait’s Attendance Record at Houston Rodeo

George Strait Breaks George Strait’s Attendance Record at Houston Rodeo

George Strait one-upped himself during the final night of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on March 17. With 80,108 fans in attendance at NRG Stadium, George surpassed the venue’s previous record of 80,020 attendees, which the King of Country set in 2013. This year’s performance marked George’s 30th time onstage at the Houston Livestock…MORE

Tim McGraw to Perform Free Concert at the NFL Draft in Nashville

Tim McGraw to Perform Free Concert at the NFL Draft in Nashville

Music City is living up to its moniker as host of the 2019 NFL Draft. More than 20 Nashville-based acts will perform during the three-day event (April 25–27), including Tim McGraw. Tim will perform a free outdoor concert on Lower Broadway on Friday, April 26, at the Draft Main Stage, which is where the player…MORE

[Live] Watch the Country Music Hall of Fame Announce Its Class of 2019

[Live] Watch the Country Music Hall of Fame Announce Its Class of 2019

Today, the Country Music Association will elect one new member/act to the Country Music Hall of Fame in each of its three categories: Modern Era, Veteran Era and Songwriter/Musician/Non-Performer (this category rotates, and this year a non-performer will be elected). Reba McEntire will host the announcement at the Hall of Fame’s rotunda on March 18…MORE

Eric Church Adds 13 New Shows to “Double Down Tour”

Eric Church Adds 13 New Shows to “Double Down Tour”

With 16 shows already under his belt, Eric Church’s 37-date Double Down Tour is in full swing. Now, the tour is getting additional dates. Eric announced 13 new shows in eight new cities, including stops in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Calgary, Sacramento and more. “I don’t want to be two months from the end of this…MORE

Watch Chris Young Crank It Up in New “Raised On Country” Video

Watch Chris Young Crank It Up in New “Raised On Country” Video

Chris Young cranks up the volume in his new video for “Raised On Country.” Directed by Peter Zavadil, the new clip was filmed at a Nashville-area dive bar, as well as the WSM Radio Tower, a historic tower built in 1932 that was responsible for broadcasting the Grand Ole Opry from New York to California.…MORE

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Brad Paisley Calls JDK and You Don’t Want to Miss It

Brad Paisley Calls JDK and You Don’t Want to Miss It

Brad Paisley is one of our favorites thanks to his hilarious sarcasm, so we’re thrilled that he agreed to get up early Wednesday morning to chat with us on WFMS! Be sure to set your alarm so you don’t miss our convo! Brad calls at 7:10 am! 🙂 ~JDK  

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