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FGL's Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley welcome son Atlas Roy

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard is a dad again. He and his wife Hayley tell People magazine that they welcomed their third child, Atlas Roy Hubbard, on September 24 in Nashville.  He weighed in at 8 lbs 2 oz. and, the couple tells People, arrived over a week late. "We…... Read More

“Cold”: Chris Stapleton mixes R&B and soul elements into latest track

Back when Chris Stapleton first broke into the mainstream in 2015, he grabbed fan attention with a genre-blending version of “Tennessee Whiskey” that added a hearty dose of soul and R&B to the country staple. Chris’ guitar work on “Tennessee Whiskey” even tipped its hat to Etta James’ hit “I’d…... Read More

Granger Smith’s 'Country Things Vol. 1' is here: “I really believe it’s my best album yet”

Granger Smith returns this week with the release of Country Things Vol. 1, the eight-song first section of a new double album. It’s the singer’s tenth studio project to date, and he believes it’s also his best work yet.  “I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited to release new…... Read More

Michael Ray drowns his sorrows in his new ‘90s-inspired single, “Whiskey and Rain”

Michael Ray stirs up some good old fashioned country heartbreak in his just-released single, “Whiskey and Rain.” It’s an ode to the classic, tear-in-your-beer breakup anthems of the ‘90s -- a resemblance the singer says is intentional. “I miss story songs that you have to listen to all the way…... Read More

Country star trivia

Eight years ago today, this trailblazing female country star celebrated 50 years as a Grand Ole Opry Member. After rising from humble beginnings as a “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” this Butcher Holler, Kentucky native rose through the ranks to become one of country music's all-time greats. Can you name her? ANSWER:…... Read More

Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan and more guest on Shenandoah’s new duets album: Hear the ZBB collab now

Hitmaking ‘90s duo Shenandoah are putting out their first album of original material since 1994, and it’s a star-packed duets project. This week, band mates Marty Raybon and Mike McGuire drew back the curtain on Every Road: A 10-song collection of original material that features appearances from some of the…... Read More

Carrie Underwood's 'My Gift' unwraps a busy season of holiday music, with a cameo by son Isaiah

Carrie Underwood's first full-length holiday album, My Gift, arrives today, a full three months ahead of Christmas. While John Legend joins her for the track "Hallelujah," there's no guest quite as special as her son, Isaiah Fisher, who's featured on his mom's version of "Little Drummer Boy."  "It was wonderful to have Isaiah be…... Read More

Nashville notes

After being part of The Time Jumpers since 2010, solo performer and current Eagles bandmate Vince Gill has left the group, Rolling Stone reports. After a pandemic-induced break from live performances, the Time Jumpers will return to the stage without Vince next month. Country comedian and Hall of Famer Ray…... Read More

Blanco Brown reacts to his CMT nominations from his hospital bed following head-on crash

When the 2020 CMT Music Awards nominees were announced earlier this week, Blanco Brown made the list twice with his viral 2019 smash, “The Git Up.” The first-time CMT Awards nominee not only netted a mention in the Breakthrough Video of the Year category, but he also scored a nod…... Read More

Canaan Smith brews up some heartbreak relief in his outdoorsy “Colder Than You” video

Canaan Smith finds a creative way to get over heartbreak in the music video for his latest single, “Colder Than You.” In the clip, Canaan hightails it out into the woods to hide from a relationship gone bad, with only his pickup truck and some beer-brewing gear for company. Over…... Read More

“It ended up in a place of just owning it”: Miranda Lambert goes behind the scenes on her 'Wildcard' album

Nearly a year after the release of her seventh studio album, Wildcard, Miranda Lambert revisits the process of making the record in a new behind-the-scenes video featuring her producer, Jay Joyce, and some of the writers who helped her make the album. The project marked a turning point for Miranda,…... Read More