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  • SCOTTY McCREERY RETURNS TO “AMERICAN IDOL” FOR A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF “WE ARE THE WORLD”

    May 19, 2020

    As his current single “In Between” reaches the Top 10, country singer/songwriter Scotty McCreery returned to “American Idol” Sunday, May 17 to participate in a special performance of “We Are the World,” led by “American Idol” judges Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Katy Perry for the season 18 finale.

  • KENNY CHESNEY’S NO SHOES REEFS KICKS OFF 2020

    May 18, 2020

    For Kenny Chesney, the ocean has always had a strong pull. Maybe the peace one feels on the water, or the way communities rise up around shorelines drew him. But for whatever reason, the East Tennessean found refuge and creative energy in the islands, the Gulf, the Keys, the California coast and all along the Atlantic Ocean.

  • WHISKEY MYERS TO PERFORM FULL-PRODUCTION CONCERT LIVE FROM BILLY BOB’S TEXAS

    May 18, 2020

    Whiskey Myers, the band praised by Esquire as “the real damn deal,” will push the concept of a virtual concert to the next level this Thursday, May 21, as they perform a full-production show live from Billy Bob’s Texas in partnership with Miller Lite while still abiding by physical distancing guidelines.

  • CHASE RICE RELEASES THE ALBUM PART II

    May 15, 2020

    Multi-Platinum entertainer Chase Rice is back with more new music today, May 15, as he releases The Album Part II. The four-song project follows January’s surprise release of The Album Part I which has already amassed over 125 million on-demand streams and counting.

  • SELF-DECLARED ‘GROOVETHUSIAST’ SCOTT STEVENS SIGNS WITH VERGE RECORDS

    May 15, 2020

    Scott Stevens says making music is all about being able to flourish in your own skin. Embracing his twin loves for rock and country, Stevens–a self-declared “groovethusiast”–blends rhythm, soul and lyrics into one. His artistry recently caught the ear of Mickey Jack Cones, president and COO of Verge Records, who signed him immediately. Stevens’ first single, “Country Soul Survivor,” will be released May 29 on all platforms.

  • GEORGE STRAIT ANNOUNCES RESCHEDULED DATES FOR MINNEAPOLIS AND SOUTH BEND

    May 14, 2020

    George Strait has announced the postponement of two upcoming shows as he prioritizes fans’ safety during the ongoing pandemic.

  • KENNY CHESNEY POSTPONES 2020 CHILLAXIFICATION TOUR

    May 14, 2020

    Kenny Chesney has made the incredibly difficult decision to do the one thing he hoped he would not need to do: postpone the 2020 Chillaxification Tour. After exhaustive conversations with everyone involved, getting the best possible input available on how and when, the humble man from East Tennessee is moving his tour into 2021.

  • COUNTRY ARTIST JAY ALLEN ISSUES DEBUT RELEASE ON VERGE RECORDS

    May 12, 2020

    Jay Allen, signed with Nashville’s recently relaunched Verge Records, will release his debut song and video on the label May 22. “War for You,” written as a follow-up to his viral social media release, “Blank Stares,” is a tribute to front-line responders who have sacrificed so much to help those in need.

  • Kenny Chesney's HERE AND NOW: Critics + Context

    May 11, 2020

    By now, Kenny Chesney has made it abundantly clear that not only does he make his albums for the people, but Here And Now was created with his iconic No Shoes Nation in mind. With his Platinum-certified Live in No Shoes Nation demonstrating the roar of Chesney’s voracious fan base, the songwriter/superstar from East Tennessee has always worked to capture the songs that will speak to the heart of people living lives between the coasts, dreaming dreams and figuring out how to have the most passion possible wherever they are.

  • Kenny Chesney: 9th Top 200 Album #1 Debut; 233k+ for BILLBOARD Tally

    May 10, 2020

    Kenny Chesney spent a lot of time thinking about what he wanted Here And Now, his 19th studio album, to be. Having made a lot of records, featuring songs that held the lives of the members of the very voracious No Shoes Nation, he wanted to create a record that didn’t just speak to them, but held up a handful of postcards from their own lives.

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