Michael Ray may be on the highest of highs after an incredible year of sold-out shows, a No. 1 single and traveling around the world performing for fans, however, he’s no stranger to heartbreak as he shares a thoughtful and honest perspective about love and loss in his latest single “Her World Or Mine.”
Listeners of popular syndicated radio show “American Country Countdown” will hear a familiar voice this weekend but it won’t be that of usual show host Kix Brooks. Singer/songwriter and media personality Chuck Wicks will be standing in for Brooks, counting down this week’s top 30 songs on the long-running program. Wicks will be joined on air by specials guests Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Michael Ray.
Singer/songwriter and Stoney Creek Records/BBR Music Group artist Jimmie Allen appeared on “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday, April 10, to lend his voice to the ongoing conversation surrounding the Lil Nas X hit “Old Town Road.” His comments about the song that currently finds itself at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart can be seen HERE.
George Strait further cemented his iconic status within the history of country music today with a record-making 27th No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with his latest, Honky Tonk Time Machine. With 51,000 equivalent album units, the album also lands at No. 4 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart and marks the largest week of 2019 for any country album.
Multi-Platinum superstar Darius Rucker will return to the historic Ryman Auditorium on Monday, June 3 for his 10th Annual Darius and Friends concert benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event, which unofficially kicks off CMA Music Fest in downtown Nashville and has raised $1.6 million to date, will celebrate hitting the decade mark with an all-star roster of friends to be announced in the coming weeks.
“We’re going to have an entire summer here in Louisville tonight,” Kenny Chesney told the sold-out crowd at the KFC Yum! Center three songs into his two hour set. With triple guitars blazing and the crowd dressed in flannel, No Shoes, No Shirts, No Problems Tour t-shirts, embroidered shorts, combat boots and sundresses, it was a night to get loud, to let go and to celebrate the collective joy of being alive.
Two-time GRAMMY Award-winner and reigning ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert returns to the road this fall on the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour 2019 – and she’s bringing a heavyweight roster of female powerhouses along for the ride.
On Sunday, April 14, Tennessee residents are invited to experience the historic Ryman Auditorium’s daytime tour experience free of charge as part of a Community Appreciation Day sponsored by partners Nissan and SunTrust Bank. Complimentary self-guided tours will be available from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with presentation of a valid Tennessee state ID at the Ryman box office. No reservations are necessary.