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Rascal Flatts Saying Goodbye—For Now—With New 7-Song EP, “How They Remember You”

Rascal Flatts Saying Goodbye—For Now—With New 7-Song EP, “How They Remember You”

Rascal Flatts is saying goodbye—for now—with its new seven-song EP, How They Remember You, which dropped on July 31. In January, the trio—comprised of Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Roone—revealed they will disband this year to tackle individual projects, but they left the door open to reunite. While the COVID-19 pandemic put a…MORE

Exclusive: Chris Tomlin Sings the Praises of the Artists & Songs on His New Worship Album, “Chris Tomlin & Friends”

Exclusive: Chris Tomlin Sings the Praises of the Artists & Songs on His New Worship Album, “Chris Tomlin & Friends”

Chris Tomlin is a heavyweight in the world of Contemporary Christian Music, having scored 16 No. 1 singles, sold more than nine million albums, and earned numerous awards, including one Grammy, three Billboard Music Awards and 21 Dove Awards.  Recently, mainstream country music fans may recognize Chris’ name—and vocals—from Thomas Rhett’s current Top 10 single,…MORE

Eric Church Lays the Hammer Down in New Song, “Bad Mother Trucker” [Listen]

Eric Church Lays the Hammer Down in New Song, “Bad Mother Trucker” [Listen]

Eric Church dropped a new song, “Bad Mother Trucker,” on July 31. Penned by Eric, Casey Beathard, Luke Dick and Jeremy Spillman and produced by Jay Joyce, “Bad Mother Trucker” follows the recent release of Eric’s new single, “Stick That in Your Country Song,” which is currently No. 34 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart…MORE

Listen to Zac Brown Band’s Soothing New Song, “You and Islands”

Listen to Zac Brown Band’s Soothing New Song, “You and Islands”

Zac Brown Band released a soothing new song, “You and Islands,” on July 31. Penned by Zac Brown, Ben Simonetti and Adam James, “You and Islands” was written, recorded and produced while in quarantine. The breezy tune finds Zac crooning the optimistic chorus about the feel-good days ahead: “Let’s get back to you and islands / And…MORE

Listen to Dan + Shay’s Stirring New Single, “I Should Probably Go to Bed”

Listen to Dan + Shay’s Stirring New Single, “I Should Probably Go to Bed”

Dan + Shay will try to score their eighth No. 1 single with the release of “I Should Probably Go to Bed,” which dropped at midnight ET on July 31. The song was produced entirely by the duo’s Dan Smyers, who performed and recorded every instrument at his home studio in Nashville. “We’re so excited…MORE

Taylor Swift to Ship New Single, “Betty,” to Country Radio [Listen]

Taylor Swift to Ship New Single, “Betty,” to Country Radio [Listen]

For the first time in almost three years, Taylor Swift will ship a new single, “Betty,” to country radio. Penned by Taylor and William Bowery, “Betty” is feature on Taylor’s new album, Folklore. The single will officially impact country radio on Aug. 17. Taylor’s label home, Republic, and the country-focused MCA Nashville will act as…MORE

Luke Bryan & Darius Rucker to Perform on the Grand Ole Opry on Aug. 15

Luke Bryan & Darius Rucker to Perform on the Grand Ole Opry on Aug. 15

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,937th consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Aug. 15 with a showcase featuring a pair of country music’s biggest stars: Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. The one-hour show will air live on Circle Television at 7 p.m. CT, as well as stream live on Circle’s YouTube. On Aug. 1, Emmylou…MORE

Top-Ranked U.S. Figure Skater Starr Andrews Performs Routine to Mickey Guyton’s “Black Like Me” [Watch]

Top-Ranked U.S. Figure Skater Starr Andrews Performs Routine to Mickey Guyton’s “Black Like Me” [Watch]

Top-ranked U.S. figure skater Starr Andrews, 19, performed a choreographed routine to Mickey Guyton’s powerful new ballad, “Black Like Me.” Co-penned by Mickey, Nathan Chapman, Emma Davidson-Dillon and Fraser Churchill, “Black Like Me” addresses racial inequality in America—delivered with soaring vocals from one of the few minority artists in the country genre. Starr, who is…MORE

Lauren Alaina to Release New 6-Song EP, “Getting Over Him”

Lauren Alaina to Release New 6-Song EP, “Getting Over Him”

Lauren Alaina will release a new EP, Getting Over Him, on Sept. 4. Lauren co-penned every track on the six-song project, which features duets with Jon Pardi on the title track and Lukas Graham on “What Do You Think Of.” Lauren will release the EP’s first song, “Run,” on July 31. “I feel like this…MORE

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