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Little Big Town and Trombone Shorty head to the Bayou on “Jambalaya” cover

ABC/Paula LoboLittle Big Town join forces with Trombone Shorty for a lively rendition of Hank Williams‘ classic “Jambalaya (On the Bayou).”  The two acts originally debuted the song during the United We Sing event hosted by Harry Connick, Jr. on CBS in June to honor front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic.  They’re now releasing an official version of the track that adds even …

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Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s online acoustic show set for Tuesday night

ABC/Image Group LAGarth Brooks has a new date for his virtual acoustic show.  Garth and wife Trisha Yearwood were originally scheduled to host the second round of Garth Request Live on July 7, an online acoustic show where the couple performs songs requested by fans.  However, the show was postponed due to the fact that members of their teams may have …

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Darius & Friends concert for St. Jude to be livestreamed

ABC/Jon LeMayThe 11th annual Darius & Friends concert, a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital created by Darius Rucker, will be streamed online later this month. Darius will deliver a social distance-friendly performance on the Grand Ole Opry stage with special guests Clint Black and Tracey Lawrence. The pay-per-view stream will be available to view on July 30 at …

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Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Jon Pardi deliver hits during Nashville drive-in shows

Getty Images for Live NationBrad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Jon Pardi took over Music City this weekend with drive-in concerts as part of Live Nation’s Live from the Drive In series.  Setting up shop in the parking lot of Nissan Stadium on Saturday night, Brad surprised the crowd with a virtual duet with Carrie Underwood on their hit, “Remind Me,” along with other signature songs …

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Brett Eldredge proclaims it’s a “Good Day” on ‘Good Morning America’

Greg NoireBrett Eldredge delivered a message of positivity to viewers during his appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America today.  Joining the New York City-based show for a virtual visit, Brett offered a stripped-down performance of the new track that is centered around the idea of changing one’s perspective for the better.  “There’s a lot of negativity, a lot …

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Seattle singer Anita White calls Lady A’s suit over name change “ironic”

ABC/Image Group LASeattle blues singer Anita White, who has been performing under the name Lady A for two decades, has spoken out on the lawsuit filed by country group formerly known as Lady Antebellum. Last month, the band announced that they were dropping the “Antebellum” from their name in acknowledgement of the word’s ties to …

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Carrie Underwood marks anniversary to Mike Fisher with adorably “awkward” throwback pics

ABC/Image Group LACarrie Underwood and Mike Fisher may look like a perfectly put-together couple today, but they haven’t always been quite so glamorous — and Carrie’s got proof. The country superstar marked the couple’s tenth anniversary this week by sharing a pair of photos of her and her husband as teenagers, long before they knew …

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Lady A, Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line and more sign on for Chris Tomlin’s new duets album

Sparrow Records/Capitol RecordsA slew of country A-listers are lending their voices to Christian artist Chris Tomlin’s new duets project, a star-studded, 13-track offering called Chris Tomlin & Friends that is due out on August 28. Thomas Rhett, Russell Dickerson, Brett Young, Chris Lane, RaeLynn and Cassadee Pope are all among the stars set to appear. …

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Charlie Daniels memorialized by Vince Gill, Trace Adkins and more in public funeral service

Erick AndersonFriends, family and fans gathered to lay Charlie Daniels to rest in a public memorial service Friday, which took place at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The service began with a reading of the Pledge of Allegiance, and was hosted by radio DJ Storme Warren. “I’m staring at this casket wondering how a …

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Darius Rucker teases “Beers and Sunshine,” a summery “silver lining” on a tough year

ABC/Jon LeMayDarius Rucker has a new tune coming to country radio, and he hopes it’ll be a ray of sunshine for fans during what’s been a tumultuous year. The star teased his new tune, called “Beers and Sunshine,” during an appearance on NBC’s Today Friday morning. “It’s certainly been a hard year so far with …

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