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Chris Lane Announces His "Laps Around the Sun" Tour

August 15th 2018

Chris Lane will head out on his "Laps Around the Sun" tour in October and will hit 21 cities before it wraps up. Chris will joined on the road by Mason Ramsey and Gabby Barrett. "I'm blown away by the response to my new album," says Chris. "Performing live and interacting with fans is one of my favourite parts of what I do, and hearing people sing along is such a cool feeling. I can't wait to hit the road and play these songs every night. See y'all this fall!"

The Highest Paid Country Stars

August 15th 2018

Forbes has released its list of the highest paid country acts of the year. Luke Bryan is the top earner with $52 million. Garth Brooks is second at $45.5 million, followed by Kenny Chesney with $37 million. The Zac Brown Band are fourth on the list at $31 million and Blake Shelton is fifth with $28 million. Other acts in the top ten are Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton.

Brett Yong and Luke Combs Top the Charts

August 15th 2018

Brett Young's "Mercy" is the number one song for the second week on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart.  Luke Combs' album This One's For You returns to the top country album spot, knocking Kenny Chesney's Song for the Saints from number one.

Garth Brooks Buries "The Hits"

August 15th 2018

When Garth Brooks received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, he made sure that some of his music was buried underneath it. When the star was revealed in 1995, Garth shared that the masters to his album, The Hits, had been buried beneath it. The greatest hits collection made history in 1995, when it became the first album by a country artist to be certified for selling seven millions copies. It went on to sell 10 million copies.

Martina McBride Has a New Christmas Album and Cookbook On the Way

August 14th 2018

Martina McBride will have a new Christmas album available October 19th. It's the Holiday Season features more than 40 musicians on nine tracks of Christmas favourites. She will support the album with the Joy of Christmas tour, which will start November 23rd. Her second cookbook, Martina's Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life will be available October 30th and has about 300 pages of family recipes and meal ideas from her kitchen.

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Children’s jackets recalled because of drawstring hazard

Wednesday August 15th 2018

Health Canada is recalling the Calikids nylon waterproof shell jacket, style S1654. They say it has drawstrings at the bottom which could become entangled or caught on playground slides, handrails, school bus doors or other moving objects. More than 3,200

GoFundMe page raising money for Bowmanville couple forced from their home because of leaks and mould

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Canadian e-commerce company bans sales of certain guns and accessories

Wednesday August 15th 2018

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