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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/22
Sad news yesterday for the River Town Saints and their fans, band member Daniel Di Giacomo passed away yesterday morning at the age of 31. According to a post from his brother, they believe it was a blood clot that led to his death. A Go Fund Me...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/22
Maren Morris revealed the track listing for her next album, Girl, which will be available March 8th. There are 14 tracks on the album, including collaborations with Brothers Osborne and Brandi Carlile.

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/22
The gender reveal for Tyler and Hayley Hubbard was even a surprise to them. Tyler and Brian Kelley were on Ellen yesterday to talk about their new album. Ellen asked Tyler if they were planning to find out the sex of their new baby. He said they...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/21
The ACM nominations were announced yesterday and one person absent from the Female Vocalist of the Year category is Kelsea Ballerini. She was nominated in 2016, 2017 and 2018. As a matter of fact, she received no nominations at all. Kelsea had...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/21
Poochie, the 18-year-old dog recently adopted by Luke Bryan and his family, has died. They shared the news on Instagram yesterday. "If the kindest souls were rewarded with the longest lives, dogs would outlive us all," writes Caroline Bryan. "My...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/21
The first time Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley heard their song, "Cruise", they were at a Nashville venue with a fellow musician. "I had just pulled into Brewhouse. We were there with Chase Rice and a few of our buddies and "Cruise" was on. I...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/20
Darius Rucker will be receiving the Music Business Association's Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for his years of work supporting a number of charities, including St. Jude Children's Hospital and MUSC Children's Hospital in his hometown...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/20
Jason Aldean confirmed yesterday with a picture posted to social media that he is back in studio working on a new album. He had some company from his son Memphis, who appears to be giving dad's music a listen. This album will be Jason's ninth...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/20
The nominees for the ACM Awards were announced earlier today. The show is taking place Sunday, April 7th on CBS and Reba McEntire will return as host. Here's a look at the artists who are up for awards: Male Artist of the Year Dierks...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/19
Thomas Rhett will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on March 2nd. Thomas posted a video on Instagram promising that he will be playing new music on the show. John Mulaney will be the host that night.

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/19
Miranda Lambert shared the news on Valentine's Day that she had recently got married. According to E!, her marriage to Brendan McLouglin took place on January 26 in Davidson County, Tenn. Brendan is a police officer in New York and they met in...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/19
Jerrod Niemann and Morgan Petek have divorced after four years of marriage. Morgan filed for divorce on June 18, 2018, citing "irreconcilable differences". The divorce was finalized on December 17. The couple was married October 2014 in Puerto...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/15
Rodney Atkins and his wife, Rose Falcon, are expanding their family. They made the announcement with his music video "My Life". At the end of the video, the camera shows a desk covered in pictures, including one that features Rodney's 17-year-old...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/15
Randy Houser and his wife recently held a gender reveal party with family and friends. They shared a video that shows a white cake with the words "Oh Baby" on top. The couple carefully cut into the cake and revealed that it was blue.  

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/15
Brett Young will be performing on The Bachelor next week. He'll be singing his latest hit singlee "Here Tonight". The performance was pre-recorded at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver. The episode will air Monday at 8pm on ABC.

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/14
Blake Shelton has received the Country Radio Broadcasters Artist Humanitarian Award for 2019. He was awarded the honour at the Warner Music Nashville luncheon on February 13. Dierks Bentley, who received the award last year, introduced Blake with...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/13
The Canadian country music community is coming together in a benefit concert March 3rd to help one of their own. Runaway Angel's Cadence Grace, was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in early 2018 and she is now preparing to undergo a bone...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/13
The Country Music Association of Ontario announced the first round of performers for the upcoming CMAOntario Award Show, which is taking place in Ottawa on June 16th. Jason McCoy will be back as the host once again this year and there will be...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/13
Faith Hill is mourning the loss of her father Wesley Leon "Ted" Perry, who passed away Febraury 5. In a series of tweets, Tim McGraw shared his thoughts on his father-in-law, saying, "G Pa, Faith's father passed away last week at 88 yrs old. He...

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Posted by carolyn ellis on 2019/02/13
During a recent Backstreet Boys concert in Las Vegas, Shania Twain was pulled onstage. They spotted her in the crowd and invited her up so they could sing "Shape of My Heart" to her. AJ McLean went into the VIP section and brought Shania up and...

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