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Gwen Stefani Gives Her Hits a Country Makeover With the Help of Jimmy Fallon [Watch]

Gwen Stefani Gives Her Hits a Country Makeover With the Help of Jimmy Fallon [Watch]

Gwen Stefani was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Oct. 19. The tandem decided to have a little fun by creating an infomercial for Gwen’s “new” album, Gwen’s Gone Country. Fallon’s Buck Pinto hosted the infomercial as Gwen, who was decked out in her finest cowgirl garb, performed her hits with…MORE

David Nail & Wife Catherine Welcome Baby Girl

David Nail & Wife Catherine Welcome Baby Girl

David Nail and wife Catherine welcomed their third child—a baby girl named Ellie Britton Nail—on Oct. 19. David shared the news via Instagram, saying, in part: “Words do no justice. Just completely in awe of my new baby girl. Ellie Britton Nail, you are already so loved. God is great. I’m so proud of Cat.…MORE

Bronze Statue of Loretta Lynn Unveiled at Ryman Auditorium

Bronze Statue of Loretta Lynn Unveiled at Ryman Auditorium

A bronze statue of Loretta Lynn was unveiled outside Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Oct. 20. Loretta’s statue joins two others—Bill Monroe and Little Jimmy Dickens—as part on the Ryman’s Icon Walk, which recognizes legends who have paved the way for Nashville performers. The statues of Bill Monroe and Little Jimmy Dickens were added in 2017…MORE

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles will receive the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award during the CMT Awards on Oct. 21. Jennifer will be recognized during the telecast for her ongoing advocacy for women and diverse voices in the music industry. CMT launched its Equal Play initiative in 2019 in response to the lack of female representation in country…MORE

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood to Release Cover of “Shallow” as New Single

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood to Release Cover of “Shallow” as New Single

Garth Brooks revealed that his new cover of “Shallow” with wife Trisha Yearwood will be shipped to country radio as a single. Garth and Trisha’s cover of “Shallow” will be included on Garth’s new album, Fun, which drops on Nov. 20. Penned by Lady Gaga, Andrew Wyatt, Anthony Rossomando and Mark Ronson for the 2018…MORE

Watch Reba McEntire Perform “Rumor Has It,” “Fancy” & More at Ryman Auditorium

Watch Reba McEntire Perform “Rumor Has It,” “Fancy” & More at Ryman Auditorium

Reba McEntire was one of 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), featured performances recorded live at more than 25 independent concert venues across country. Fans were able to donate directly to the NIVA’s Emergency…MORE

Jason Aldean Scores 24th No. 1 Single With “Got What I Got”

Jason Aldean Scores 24th No. 1 Single With “Got What I Got”

Jason Aldean scored his 24th No. 1 single as “Got What I Got” ascended to No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Penned by Thomas Archer, Alex Palmer and Michael Tyler, “Got What I Got” is featured on Jason’s 2019 album, 9. The tune follows Jason’s previous No.…MORE

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