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Lauren Alaina Cancels More Shows Due to “Family Medical Emergency”

Lauren Alaina Cancels More Shows Due to “Family Medical Emergency”

Due to a “family medical emergency,” Lauren Alaina will not perform on Oct. 19 in Sugar Land, Texas, or Oct. 20 in New Braunfels, Texas, as part of Cole Swindell and Dustin Lynch’s Reason to Drink Another Tour. Lauren’s step-dad, Sam Ramker, has been battling Stage IV cancer since March. Lauren and her teamed shared…MORE

Who’s New: Nora Collins

Who’s New: Nora Collins

Born: Brookfield, Wis. Lives: Nashville Age: 24 Single: “Plain Jane” EP: Strings (Nov. 2) Twitter: @Nora_Collins Instagram: @Nora_Collins Facebook: @NoraCollinsOfficial How did you get started playing music? I have always loved to sing. It all started in the church choir. The director saw something in me and suggested to my parents that we look into…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood, Runaway June, and Maddie & Tae Perform Power Medley

Watch Carrie Underwood, Runaway June, and Maddie & Tae Perform Power Medley

Carrie Underwood will launch her Cry Pretty Tour 360 in May 2019, but she got the party started early at the CMT Artists of the Year Awards on Oct. 17 as she teamed with future tourmates Runaway June and Maddie & Tae to perform a medley of iconic songs, including: Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your…MORE

61 of Our Favorite Red Carpet Photos From CMT’s “Artists of the Year” Celebration

61 of Our Favorite Red Carpet Photos From CMT’s “Artists of the Year” Celebration

Before the stars hit the stage at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center for the CMT Artists of the Year celebration, they strutted their stuff on the red carpet, including Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady Antebellum, Trisha Yearwood, Sheryl Crow and many more. Check out our photo gallery, courtesy of Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com. photos by…MORE

Morgan Wallen Announces 26-Date Headlining Tour

Morgan Wallen Announces 26-Date Headlining Tour

Morgan Wallen will kick off 2019 by embarking on his headlining If I Know Me Tour, which takes its moniker from the title of his debut album. The 26-date tour starts on Jan. 5 in Milwaukee and makes additional stops in Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and more through March. Michael Hardy will…MORE

Oak Ridge Boys Announce 29th Annual Christmas Tour

Oak Ridge Boys Announce 29th Annual Christmas Tour

The Oak Ridge Boys will once again celebrate the holiday season with their Shine the Light On Christmas Tour. ORB’s 29th annual holiday tour, which will take the group to 32 cities in 18 states, kicks off on Nov. 14 in Branson, Mo., and makes additional stops in Boise, Topeka, Nashville and more. “The Shine…MORE

New Study Reveals Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks & Kenny Chesney Are Viewed “Favorably,” Especially Among Republicans

New Study Reveals Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks & Kenny Chesney Are Viewed “Favorably,” Especially Among Republicans

Morning Consult, a technology company that collects, organizes and shares research data, conducted a Favorable/Unfavorable Survey based on Forbes’ list of the 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities. Forbes’ 2018 list includes three country stars: No. 45: Luke Bryan, $52 million No. 59: Garth Brooks, $45.5 million No. 87: Kenny Chesney, $37 million According to Morning Consult’s study,…MORE

CBS Television Special Will Capture Garth Brooks’ Notre Dame Stadium Concert

CBS Television Special Will Capture Garth Brooks’ Notre Dame Stadium Concert

If you’re not one of the more than 84,000 fans who purchased a ticket to watch Garth Brooks’ concert at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, on Oct. 20, you can still be a part of the experience. Garth revealed that CBS will premiere a new two-hour television special that captures his performance. Garth:…MORE

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