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Hot Country Knights Drop Debut Video, “Pick Her Up,” Starring ’90s Knockout [Watch]

Hot Country Knights Drop Debut Video, “Pick Her Up,” Starring ’90s Knockout [Watch]

The Hot Country Knights—a band fronted by an incognito Dierks Bentley—dropped a new video for their debut single, “Pick Her Up.” The Hot Country Knights are comprised of Dierks’ road band, performing ’90s-esque country tunes while donning aliases, mullet wigs and over-the-top attire from the era. In addition to featuring Travis Tritt, the Wes Edwards-directed…MORE

Keith Urban Extends Las Vegas Residency With New Dates

Keith Urban Extends Las Vegas Residency With New Dates

Keith Urban has extended his residency at Caesars Palace’s Colosseum in Las Vegas. Keith added four dates—one in July and three in September—to his Sin City residency, which is dubbed Keith Urban Live. Keith has already performed four residency shows in January, with a number of previously announced dates in April, July, Aug. and Nov.…MORE

Chase Rice on Being Thrown Under the Bus on Upcoming “The Bachelor” Appearance: “I Have Zero Desire to Be Part of Some BS Reality TV Drama”

Chase Rice on Being Thrown Under the Bus on Upcoming “The Bachelor” Appearance: “I Have Zero Desire to Be Part of Some BS Reality TV Drama”

Chase Rice will release his new seven-song project, The Album Part 1, on Jan. 24. The newly revealed release date coincides with Chase’s upcoming appearance on ABC’s The Bachelor on Jan. 27. Cue the dramatic music. Apparently, one of the show’s contestants, Victoria F., previously dated Chase. During the upcoming episode, bachelor Peter surprises Victoria…MORE

Dierks Bentley’s Hot Country Knights Release First Single, “Pick Her Up,” Featuring Travis Tritt [Listen]

Dierks Bentley’s Hot Country Knights Release First Single, “Pick Her Up,” Featuring Travis Tritt [Listen]

The Hot Country Knights—a band fronted by an incognito Dierks Bentley—announced their first single, “Pick Her Up,” which features Travis Tritt. Penned by Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers and Dierks Bentley, “Pick Her Up” will impact country radio on Feb. 3. In January, the band signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group Nashville, which is…MORE

CMA Honors Alan Jackson With the “Joe Talbot Award”

CMA Honors Alan Jackson With the “Joe Talbot Award”

The Country Music Association presented Alan Jackson with the Joe Talbot Award during his Opry at the Ryman performance on Jan. 17. The Joe Talbot Award recognizes “outstanding leadership and contributions to the preservation and advancement of country music’s values and traditions.” Alan is the fourth artist to receive the award, following Merle Haggard (2016,…MORE

Luke Combs Will Be the Musical Guest on “Saturday Night Live” on Feb. 1

Luke Combs Will Be the Musical Guest on “Saturday Night Live” on Feb. 1

Luke Combs will be the musical guest on an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. Luke will take the stage on Feb. 1, as NFL player JJ Watt tackles the hosting duties. In the past five years, a handful of country stars have performed on SNL, including Blake Shelton (January 2015), Zac Brown Band (March…MORE

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