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Rachel Wammack Gets Engaged

Rachel Wammack Gets Engaged

Rachel Wammack revealed via Twitter that she got engaged on March 11. “I’m going to be Mrs. Noah Purcell,” said Rachel, in part, along with a pic of her fiancé and new ring. Rachel, 24, is a native of Muscle Shoals, Ala. She released her four-song debut EP in April 2018, which featured her debut…MORE

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood celebrated the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. A number of artists attended the show to help Trisha celebrate, including Ricky Skaggs—who surprised Trisha with the invitation to the join the Opry 20 years ago; Emmylou Harris, who Trisha cites as her…MORE

Listen to Scotty McCreery’s New Single, “In Between”

Listen to Scotty McCreery’s New Single, “In Between”

Scotty McCreery will try to score his third consecutive No. 1 single with the release of “In Between” on April 1—no foolin’. Penned by Scotty, Frank Rogers, Jessi Alexander and Jonathan Singleton, “In Between” follows previous No. 1 single “Five More Minutes” and “This Is It.” All three songs are from Scotty’s 2018 album, Seasons…MORE

Devin Dawson Announces “California Smoke Tour” to Benefit CA Fire Foundation

Devin Dawson Announces “California Smoke Tour” to Benefit CA Fire Foundation

California native Devin Dawson announced a new tour, dubbed the California Smoke Tour, which gets its name from lyrics in his current single, “Dark Horse.” All proceeds from the six-date run in California will go straight to the California Fire Foundation, aiding them in providing emotional and financial assistance to firefighters, their families and the…MORE

ACM Awards to Feature Performances by George Strait, Reba, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton & More

ACM Awards to Feature Performances by George Strait, Reba, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton & More

The Academy of Country Music announced the first round of performers for the 54th ACM Awards on April 7: Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton and George Strait. As previously announced, ACM Artist of the Decade Award winner Jason Aldean will also perform. Additional…MORE

Brett Eldredge Says He’s Determined to “Make Something Special” for Next Album

Brett Eldredge Says He’s Determined to “Make Something Special” for Next Album

If history is any indication, Brett Eldredge will be releasing a new album later this year. Brett’s debut album, Bring You Back, was released in August 2013, while his sophomore set, Illinois, dropped in September 2015. Brett’s most recent offering—his self-titled album—was released in August 2017. Each project has been released roughly two years apart,…MORE

Devin Dawson Gets Engaged to Leah Sykes

Devin Dawson Gets Engaged to Leah Sykes

Devin Dawson and Leah Sykes got engaged on March 10. Devin revealed the news via Twitter on March 11, saying, in part: “Yesterday we celebrated two years … but I needed to have her FOREVER. @leahgracesykes, thank you for showing me what hope feels like.” Devin, who is a California native, released his debut album,…MORE

Brad Paisley Releases Wife-Inspired New Single, “My Miracle” [Listen]

Brad Paisley Releases Wife-Inspired New Single, “My Miracle” [Listen]

Brad Paisley released a new single, “My Miracle,” that was inspired by his wife of 16 years, Kimberly Williams-Paisley. The new single is Brad’s first release since 2018’s “Bucked Off,” which peaked at No. 24 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. “My Miracle” will impact country radio on March 25. Brad will embark on his nine-country…MORE