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  • The Circle's Getting Really Crowded: ACM Adds More Stars to Ryman Taping

    The Circle's Getting Really Crowded: ACM Adds More Stars to Ryman Taping

    The historic stage of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium is growing ever-more-crowded, as the Academy of Country Music adds more stars to its ACM Honors taping next Tuesday. Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry, Chris Young, Dan+Shay, and R&B sensation Alicia Keys are the latest artists added to the show’s performance lineup. Thomas Rhett, Martina McBride, Emmylou Harris, and Carrie Underwood’s hubby, hockey star Mike Fisher, are all set to present. They join Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Toby Keith, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, and Keith Urban, who were already set to sing. Lady Antebellum will both perform and host the show, which airs Friday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. […]

  • Jason Aldean Goes Pink: ACM Entertainer Joins Forces with Opry for Breast Cancer

    Jason Aldean Goes Pink: ACM Entertainer Joins Forces with Opry for Breast Cancer

    Jason Aldean’s been passionate about raising money to find a cure for breast cancer ever since he lost a close friend to the disease in 2004. For the past decade, he’s done a special Concert for the Cure each year, while also chipping in a portion of every ticket he’s sold on tour to Susan G. Komen. This year, the ACM Entertainer of the Year joins forces with the Grand Ole Opry for their annual Opry Goes Pink fundraiser. He’ll flip the switch on Tuesday, October 25 to turn the legendary barn backdrop pink for the night to spotlight the […]

  • Dierks Bentley Joins Thomas Rhett in the Barn for 147 Million Orphans Fundraiser

    Dierks Bentley Joins Thomas Rhett in the Barn for 147 Million Orphans Fundraiser

    If you follow Thomas Rhett on social media, you probably already know his wife, Lauren, went on a mission trip with the group 147 Million Orphans earlier this year. Now, the “Die a Happy Man” hitmaker is jumping in to help the organization in a big way. Rhett will host his first-ever Thomas Rhett & Friends fundraiser October 4 at The Old School in Nashville, with Dierks Bentley confirmed as his first big-name guest.   “We’re getting asked all the time by friends and fans about what they can do to help,” Thomas says, “so we wanted to put something […]

  • Boots in the Air: Granger Smith's New Video, New Football Predictions

    Boots in the Air: Granger Smith's New Video, New Football Predictions

    You may have the urge to take off one of your boots and hoist it in the air after you watch Granger Smith’s new video. The Texas native rolled out the live performance clip for “If the Boot Fits” this week, showcasing enthusiastic audiences thrusting their shoes toward the sky. The second single from his album Remington is the follow-up to his very first number-one, “Backroad Song.” Next Tuesday, Granger’s alter ego steps to the forefront, as Earl Dibbles, Jr. returns to predict the future for CBS Sports Network. This is the fourth season his Dip ‘Em & Pick ‘Em segment has been a weekly […]

  • 20 & Counting: Newcomer William Michael Morgan Can't Get Enough of the Opry

    20 & Counting: Newcomer William Michael Morgan Can't Get Enough of the Opry

    Just as he’s on the verge of having his first top ten hit, William Michael Morgan is paying a visit to the show that made country music famous. The Mississippi native is set to play the Grand Ole Opry Friday night, bringing the number of times he’s stepped onto the iconic stage close to 20 in the past 12 months. The neo-traditionalist broke through with his classic country take on the Sam Hunt composition “I Met a Girl.” WMM’s debut album, Vinyl, comes out September 30. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • "It Pulls on the Heartstrings Pretty Hard": Florida Georgia Line Preps New Video, as They Unveil Long-Awaited "Dig Your …

    "It Pulls on the Heartstrings Pretty Hard": Florida Georgia Line Preps New Video, as They Unveil Long-Awaited "Dig Your …

    With a number-one hit already to its credit, the third album from Florida Georgia Line makes its debut today, as its second single, “May We All,” ascends the charts. Just as Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley may’ve spread their wings a little with their new music, they also happen to be trying some new tactics with their latest video. “You know, we just took a different approach this time, and it’s like a little mini-movie. No singing, no performance shots and just a bunch of acting, some race car driving,” Brian says of the forthcoming clip for “May We All.” “It’s pretty intense. I think it […]

  • Tennesseans Sign Up to Drive with Dolly

    Tennesseans Sign Up to Drive with Dolly

    If you have an automobile registered in the state of Tennessee, you may soon be able to drive around with Dolly. This week, customized license plates benefitting Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library went on sale in the Volunteer State. The tag bears the same cartoon-ized Dolly likeness that appears on the front of her last album, Blue Smoke. It’ll run you $35, with part of the proceeds going to help the entertainment icon’s nonprofit that sends free books to children all around the world. The state requires one thousand of the new plates be sold before they can go into production. So far, […]