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  • WSM ADDS NEW SHOW “THE AIR CASTLE COMMUNITY HOUR” HOSTED BY CHARLIE WORSHAM

    Jul 06, 2020

    WSM’s newest show “The Air Castle Community Hour,” hosted by country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Charlie Worsham, is an hour of music that celebrates the vibrant and diverse community of creative spirits that reside in and around Nashville.

  • Short Film Directed by Evan Kaufmann & Premiered by American Songwriter Chronicles One Soldier’s Grief-Filled Return Home From War

    Jul 02, 2020

    As the nation prepares for a celebration of independence this weekend, Whiskey Myers offer a powerful tribute to those who fight to keep us free via the official music video for “Bury My Bones” directed by Evan Kaufmann. Watch the video, which premiered exclusively with American Songwriter, HERE.

  • KALEO’S “WAY DOWN WE GO” FEATURED IN GIORGIO ARMANI’S ACQUA DI GIÒ PROFONDO FRAGRANCE CAMPAIGN

    Jul 01, 2020

    GRAMMY-nominated Elektra/Atlantic recording artists KALEO are featured in the new Giorgio Armani Acqua di Giò Profondo fragrance campaign starring Aleksander Rusić with their chart-topping 2x Platinum-certified “Way Down We Go” from 2016’s A/B.

  • KENNY CHESNEY RETURNS WITH “HAPPY DOES”

    Jun 30, 2020

    How do you celebrate your 31st Country radio No. 1? If you’re Kenny Chesney, realizing the living-in-the-present “Here And Now” – hitting the top of the charts in a mere 19 weeks – sets a very high bar, the only thing to do is continue reinforcing the power of positive perception. In keeping with the notion that we can all use a little encouragement now and then, Chesney drops the lilting “Happy Does” as his next single.

  • ERIC CHURCH IS MOST ADDED WITH NEW SINGLE: “STICK THAT IN YOUR COUNTRY SONG”

    Jun 29, 2020

    Over six albums and 15+ years in Nashville, Eric Church has never been shy about releasing defiant music that carries an important message. Offering what he describes as “the tip of the spear” for what’s to come, Church once again leads with an emphasis on truth and emotion, as “Stick That In Your Country Song” earns most-added distinction at Country radio.

  • KENNY CHESNEY’S “HERE AND NOW” IS NO. 1

    Jun 29, 2020

    Kenny Chesney knew “Here And Now” was special from the moment he heard it. Always the front runner for title track of his ninth No. 1 debut on the all-genre Billboard 200 albums chart, the songwriter from East Tennessee felt the momentum of the track and the message of the lyrics captured a life-forward spirit that defines how he views the world. Consequently, it also became Here And Now’s first single, a song to set the tone for the entire project.

  • KALEO MOVES FIGHT OR FLIGHT TOUR TO 2021

    Jun 25, 2020

    Elektra/Atlantic recording artists and GRAMMY-nominated band KALEO moves their Fight or Flight Tour to 2021.

  • ERIC CHURCH SNARLS IN NEW SINGLE: “STICK THAT IN YOUR COUNTRY SONG”

    Jun 23, 2020

    Praised by the Los Angeles Times as a “forthright truth-teller” in Country music, Eric Church shared earlier this year that new music was coming. Writing and recording in a rural cabin in North Carolina, the current ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee has had his eagerly-anticipated new single hinted and speculated at throughout recent performances on ACM Presents: Our Country (“Never Break Heart”), Stagecouch (“Jenny”) and in a defiant spoken-word recording, “Through My Ray Bans.” Set for a world premiere with iHeart, Cox and Country radio nationwide locked for this Thursday, June 25, at 6 a.m. ET ahead of its Monday, June 29 add date at Country radio, the new single is “Stick That In Your Country Song.”

  • RYMAN AUDITORIUM AND GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE SET TO REOPEN DOORS FOR DAYTIME TOURS FRIDAY, JUNE 26

    Jun 22, 2020

    Both the legendary Grand Ole Opry House and historic Ryman Auditorium will reopen their doors to the public for daytime tours beginning Friday, June 26. Backstage tours of the Grand Ole Opry House will reopen for a weekend run Friday, June 26 – Sunday, June 28 at 10 a.m. before beginning daily tours on July 2, for an intimate look at the people, places, and stories behind the show that made country music famous. Self-guided tours of the Mother Church will be available Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., offering guests another way to experience one of the most active and celebrated venues in modern music.

  • SCOTTY McCREERY EARNS THIRD CONSECUTIVE NO. 1 SINGLE WITH “IN BETWEEN”

    Jun 22, 2020

    Triple Tigers recording artist Scotty McCreery has earned his third consecutive No. 1 single with the reflective “In Between,” as the single reaches the top spot on both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck Country Airplay charts. The track also makes Billboard Country Airplay chart history with a jump from No. 8 to No. 1, the greatest move to the top spot since 1991 when Ricky Van Shelton went from No. 9 to No. 1 with “Keep It Between the Lines,” making it the second-greatest move in the chart's history. 

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