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  • Chris Stapleton books a trip to "Detroit City" with Hall-of-Famer Bobby Bare

    Chris Stapleton books a trip to "Detroit City" with Hall-of-Famer Bobby Bare

    Chris Stapleton duets with Bobby Bare on a new version of the Country Music Hall-of-Famer’s signature hit, “Detroit City.” Their collaboration will be included on Bare’s new studio album, Things Change, which comes out May 26. The song, which is alternately known as “I Wanna Go Home,” was co-written by fellow Hall of Famer Mel Tillis. It became Bare’s first top-ten hit in 1963 and went on to win the Grammy for Best Country/Western Recording the next year. Stapleton’s as-yet-untitled sophomore album is set to come out May 5, several weeks before his “Detroit City” duet is due. Copyright © […]

  • Waxing, oiling, and stuffing: Dierks Bentley accuses Luke Bryan of being a dressing room diva

    Waxing, oiling, and stuffing: Dierks Bentley accuses Luke Bryan of being a dressing room diva

    On Wednesday, ACM hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley cranked up the promotion machine as they counted down to Sunday night’s telecast. Despite an early wake-up call for an appearance on CBS This Morning, both of the singers’ funny bones were still much intact as they met with reporters later on. Dierks took the first shot, accusing Luke of taking too long to get ready. “I just woke up this morning looking like this. It’s just how I roll out of bed,” said Dierks, who was wearing jeans and a denim jacket. “And Luke…we had a little delay getting started […]

  • Lauren Alaina, Dan+Shay and Chris Stapleton help Rascal Flatts take it "Back to Us"

    Lauren Alaina, Dan+Shay and Chris Stapleton help Rascal Flatts take it "Back to Us"

    Rascal Flatts may have taken a back-to-basics approach to their tenth studio album, producing and co-writing much of it themselves, but the trio included plenty of their friends in the effort as well. Lauren Alaina contributes vocals to “Are You Happy Now,” one of the tunes crafted by Jay DeMarcus, Gary LeVox and Joe Don Rooney, while Dan + Shay offer their songwriting chops on “Hopin’ You Were Lookin’.” Shay Mooney also picks up a credit without his musical partner Dan Smyers on “Love What You’ve Done with the Place.” Shay, of course, had a hand in writing Flatts’ big 2016 hit, “I Like the Sound of That,” along with pop […]

  • Eric Paslay picks up a hammer for Habitat’s new "Home Is the Key" campaign

    Eric Paslay picks up a hammer for Habitat’s new "Home Is the Key" campaign

    Eric Paslay will be the new face of Habitat for Humanity’s “Home Is the Key” campaign, which launches all across the USA next month. It’s a perfect fit for the avid woodworker, who’s participated in multiple Habitat builds in the past. “The thing I love the most about country music is it has to do with the soul and family, going back to the good things that built you,” Eric says. “I think everything that Habitat for Humanity is about is helping others…understanding the values of not just having a house, but building a home and coming together as a community.” […]

  • You never know what you're gonna get: How Brad Paisley's superstar collaborations paved an unpredictable path for "Love …

    You never know what you're gonna get: How Brad Paisley's superstar collaborations paved an unpredictable path for "Love …

    Brad Paisley jokes that making his new album, Love and War, was a lot like “going through the maze to find the cheese.” “I didn’t have necessarily the clearest vision of what I was going to wind up with,” he admits. “I just knew I wanted to go sort of down this path.” That path involved collaborating with many of the legends who’ve influenced him, namely Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Mick Jagger and John Fogerty and Country Music Hall of Famer Bill Anderson, as well as producer/rapper Timbaland. And even when you collaborate with some of the most talented people in the business, Brad’s learned, you […]

  • "Rock On!" Tucker Beathard brings country to rock festivals this summer

    "Rock On!" Tucker Beathard brings country to rock festivals this summer

    Tucker Beathard may very well be the hippest dude in all of country music these days. By the time he wraps up his run on Brantley Gilbert’s The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour next month, he’ll be ready to set out on a summer full of festivals,  some of which are the most coveted gigs in any genre of music. The “Rock On” hitmaker will kick off the season April 29 with a stop at California’s Stagecoach Festival, but it’s a June 11 appearance at Bonnaroo where he’ll have a chance to win over lots of fans outside of the country mainstream. He’s […]

  • Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley stage a Wednesday TV takeover ahead of the ACMs

    Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley stage a Wednesday TV takeover ahead of the ACMs

    The clock is ticking toward Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley’s second time hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards, and starting Wednesday, the pair will be doing all they can to make sure all eyes are on them come Sunday night. Luke and Dierks will kick off the day Wednesday with an early appearance on CBS This Morning, which starts at 7 a.m. They’ll return to a more normal late-night schedule by closing out the day on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. You can catch it at 11:35 p.m. ET on CBS. Then Sunday, it’s the big night. The 52nd ACM Awards air live […]