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  • GEORGE STRAIT RELEASES STRAIT OUT OF THE BOX: PART 2 EXCLUSIVELY WITH WALMART NOV. 18

    Sep 29, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – George Strait will release Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 exclusively with Walmart on Nov. 18. This impressive three-disc, 56-track collection features 36 hit singles including 26 No. 1s plus two brand new songs, his latest radio single “Goin’ Goin’ Gone” and 18 choice album cuts, all personally selected by the King of Country Music.

  • DAN + SHAY HIT THE AIRWAVES WITH MOST ADDED NEW SINGLE “HOW NOT TO”

    Sep 28, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  Hot off their latest No. 1 smash, triple-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year nominees Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) reveal their newest single “How Not To” from their second album, Obsessed. The song, which was most added this week at country radio, laments a hard-to-forget relationship and was written by Adam Hambrick, Paul DiGiovanni and Kevin Bard.

  • Brandy Clark Plays to Sold Out Crowds Across the Pond on Unplugged U.K. Tour

    Sep 27, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- If attendance is any indicator, a "big day in a small town" is the same in U.S. as U.K.! The “best songwriter in Nashville” (Garden & Gun), Brandy Clark returned to the U.S. this week after an overwhelmingly successful stretch of sold out acoustic dates in the U.K.

  • KELLIE PICKLER VISITS WITH ELLEN DeGENERES, TALKS DOCU-COMEDY, TRAVEL AND A FEW SURPRISES ON TUESDAY, SEPT. 27

    Sep 27, 2016

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – In anticipation of CMT’s hour-long special, I Love Kellie Pickler’s “I Love Japan” episode, airing this Thursday at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Kellie gets candid sharing behind-the-scenes stories from her time in Tokyo with Ellen DeGeneres on today’s show (Tuesday, Sept. 27). 

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    CHASE RICE TAKES FANS ON CANDID "DAY IN THE LIFE" JOURNEY WITH NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “EVERYBODY WE KNOW DOES,” PREMIERING WORLDWIDE VIA VEVO TODAY

    Sep 23, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2016) – With his new music video for“Everybody We Know Does,” Chase Rice isn’t just giving fans a glimpse into his world away from the lights and the noise and the stage – he’s busting the doors wide open and inviting everyone in to be a part of it. Rice, who shared the video directly with fans 24 hours ahead of its worldwide premiere via Vevo today, September 23, says his current single is “one-hundred-percent me” and embodies the lifestyle and values he holds most dear.

  • Kenny Chesney’s Great Big Cosmic Hallelujah!

    Sep 21, 2016

    Nashville, Tenn. (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016) - With his compulsion to get the music “just right” – and his desire to inspire the wildly-impassioned No Shoes Nation – Kenny Chesney’s Cosmic Hallelujah has taken some unpredictable turns. But in the end, the follow-up to his four-No. 1-producing The Big Revival has been finalized and is heading for mastering.
     

  • BRANDY CLARK CONTINUES BIG DAY IN U.S. AND U.K.

    Sep 19, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn./LOS ANGELES, Calif./BIRMINGHAM, England (Monday, Sept. 19, 2016) – “I wanted [Big Day In A Small Town] to feel like it was Any Small Town, USA,” Brandy Clark says of her sophomore album that came out in mid-June, “but to be general, I think first you have to be specific,” she shared with Charles Monroe-Kane from a studio in Nashville on this week’s NPR’s To The Best of Our Knowledge when discussing the influence her hometown played in the process of writing for this record. With a series of C2C U.K.

  • Artistry and Songwriting Spotlighted at First of Two September Strait to Vegas Shows

    Sep 11, 2016

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016) – Early Friday afternoon, before the doors opened at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena for only its second pair of Strait to Vegas shows of 2016, George Strait stood in the nearly-empty arena thumbing his Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster, contemplating his setlist for the night.

  • Kenny Chesney Kicks Off “Battle at Bristol”

    Sep 10, 2016

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Friday, Sept. 9, 2016)-- When Kenny Chesney took the stage on the eve of the University of Tennessee/Virginia Tech football game, he was in many ways returning to the roots of his raising. As he said midway through the high-energy set, he came into Bristol Motor Speedway with one goal in mind: “to celebrate music and to celebrate football.”

  • SMACKSONGS SIGNS SINGER/SONGWRITER KYLIE MORGAN

    Sep 09, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Friday, Sept. 9, 2016) - SMACKSongs, the Nashville-based publishing company led by award-winning songwriters Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with singer/songwriter Kylie Morgan, exclusively administered by Kobalt.

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