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Mitchell Tenpenny Scores First No. 1 Single With “Drunk Me”

Mitchell Tenpenny Scores First No. 1 Single With “Drunk Me”

Pop the champagne . . . Mitchell Tenpenny has a reason to celebrate. Mitchell’s lead single, “Drunk Me,” from his upcoming debut album, Telling All My Secrets, hit No. 1 on the Mediabase chart this week. Co-penned by Mitchell, Jordan Schmidt and Justin Wilson, the tune has accumulated more than 120 million streams. “I recorded…MORE

Brett Young Says New Album “Ticket to L.A.” Has the “Honesty” of Debut Project But Is “Much Peppier”

Brett Young Says New Album “Ticket to L.A.” Has the “Honesty” of Debut Project But Is “Much Peppier”

Brett Young’s 2017 self-titled debut album was a smash hit, spawning four No. 1 singles, including “Sleep Without You,” “In Case You Didn’t Know,” “Like I Loved You” and “Mercy.” Brett’s ballad-friendly breakthrough album gave fans a heavy dose of “love,” sans the “party” songs that have become so prevalent on country radio. “Falling in…MORE

Top Nashville Songwriters Announce 25-City “Hit Makers & Rum Chasers” Tour

Top Nashville Songwriters Announce 25-City “Hit Makers & Rum Chasers” Tour

A troupe of Nashville’s top songwriters will embark on a 25-city Hit Makers & Rum Chasers Tour to benefit the Charley Foundation, a non-profit that supports poor, sick and neglected children—and in this case will provide funding for music and arts programs to the hurricane-devastated U.S. Virgin Islands. The tour will feature songwriters JT Harding…MORE

Watch Reba McEntire Perform “Hard Candy Christmas” in Sneak Peek of Tonight’s “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special [+ Photo Gallery]

Watch Reba McEntire Perform “Hard Candy Christmas” in Sneak Peek of Tonight’s “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special [+ Photo Gallery]

Reba McEntire returns for a second year as host of the ninth annual CMA Country Christmas, a two-hour music celebration that airs on ABC on Dec. 10. CMA Country Christmas was taped on Sept. 27 at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville. In addition to Reba, this year’s lineup includes performances by Tony Bennett,…MORE

George Strait Drops Intoxicating New Song, “Código,” [Listen]

George Strait Drops Intoxicating New Song, “Código,” [Listen]

George Strait dropped an intoxicating new track, “Código,” on Dec. 7. Penned by George, his son Bubba Strait and longtime collaborator Dean Dillion, “Código” references the tequila brand that George co-owns. The tune is George’s first new music since 2015’s Cold Beer Conversation, his 29th studio album. George is currently working on new music that’s…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay & More React to Their Grammy Nominations

Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay & More React to Their Grammy Nominations

After the nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards were revealed this morning, many country stars—including Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay and more—posted their reactions to the great news via social media. Check out some of the responses below, as we continue to update the page. what… the hell 🙌🏼😭 — MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris)…MORE

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The Best Indoor Activities in Music City

WINTER IS COMING! (if you caught that Game of Thrones reference, brownie points for you.) It’s gonna get cold soon which means it’s gonna become unpleasant to be outside. There are so many indoor activities in Nashville like indoor trampolines, Escape Game, and ice skating. Check out the list that Nashville Guru compiled here!