Troy Gentry Foundation Raises Over $300,000

Troy Gentry Foundation

Some of the music industry’s biggest stars and friends of Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry gathered Wednesday night, January 9, 2019, at the Grand Ole Opry House for the inaugural Troy Gentry Foundation concert, “C’Ya On The Flipside.” Established by Troy Gentry’s wife, Angie Gentry, the star-studded sold-out event raised over $300,000 to benefit The Opry Trust Fund, T.J. Martell, Make-A-Wish, The Journey Home Project and music education in Kentucky schools. Continue reading

Out Now: Randy Houser – Magnolia

Magnolia

In honor of the release of his brand-new album Magnolia (released today) via Stoney Creek Records / BBR Music Group, Randy Houser gave fans the first televised glimpse of his rootsy new project this morning on Good Morning America. Houser performed his favorite song from the album, “No Stone Unturned,” on the 8AM hour. Continue reading

Watch now: Tim McGraw – Thought About You – Lyric Video

Tim McGraw - Thought About You

Grammy Award winning superstar Tim McGraw released today the lyric video for “Thought About You” via Columbia Nashville/McGraw Music. Directed by JP Robinson, the video brings the song to life by showcasing stories of love and friendship through a series of photographs – reminiscing on loved ones from the past and present who impact our lives. Continue reading

Announcing The Nominees For The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

iHeartRadio Awards 2019 Nominees

iHEARTMEDIA and FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY (FOX) have announced the nominees for the 2019 iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS airing THURSDAY, MARCH 14th (8-10p ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, live from MICROSOFT THEATER in LOS ANGELES. The event also will be broadcast on iHEARTMEDIA radio stations nationwide and iHEARTRADIO. “It’s no secret why this year’s iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS nominees are a Who’s Who of music,” said Pres./Entertainment Enterprises JOHN SYKES. “These are the artists and the songs iHeartRadio listeners couldn’t get enough of this past year. It’s going to be an unforgettable show.” The 2019 iHeartMusic nominees in Country Music Categories are Country Song of the Year: “Heaven” – Kane Brown “Meant To Be” – Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line “Most People Are Good” – Luke Bryan “Rich” – Maren Morris “Tequila” – Dan + Shay Country Artist of the Year: Carrie Underwood Jason Aldean Luke Bryan Luke Combs Thomas Rhett Best New Country Artist: Carly Pearce Dylan Scott Jordan Davis LANCO Russell Dickerson For a full list of categories visit iHeartRadio.com/awards. “Millions of music’s biggest fans have once again made their voices heard and, of course, we listened,” said Chief Programming Officer TOM POLEMAN. “What makes our iHeartRadio Music Awards categories so special is that they truly reflect the artists, songs and moments that have defined this past year in entertainment. We can’t wait to see who wins.”

Brad Paisley Teams With Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) To Launch “Bucked Off” – Rodeo Version – Music Video

Brad Paisley Bucked Off

Country music superstar Brad Paisley has teamed with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) to launch a rodeo version video of his current single, “Bucked Off”. The video premiered during Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Kickoff at World Champion Bull Riders Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball held at The Tropicana Las Vegas, an official WNFR Hotel/Casino. Continue reading

Brett Eldredge Teams With Amazon’s Alexa For Interactive Christmas Countdown

Brett Eldredge

BRETT ELDREDGE has launched the “BRETT ELDREDGE’S CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN” interactive Alexa voice skill for AMAZON’s Echo devices. Once the feature is enabled, fans can use the voice prompt “Alexa, open ‘BRETT ELDREDGE’S CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN’” to engage with ELDREDGE and hear tracks from his “GLOW” holiday album. The skill also has ELDREDGE answering questions about the production process for the album, discussing his favorite CHRISTMAS songs, and talking about the inspiration behind recording a holiday project, plus more. “With the release of this latest voice skill, we’re ushering in a new era of fan engagement,” said WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE VP/Radio & Streaming/Marketing CHAD SCHULTZ. “Fans increasingly crave an intimate and authentic connection that extends beyond the music; voice technology represents a powerful opportunity for artists like BRETT to satisfy this demand and reach broad audiences.” Get the skill here.

Luke Bryan Opening “52nd Annual CMA Awards” with Performance of “What Makes You Country” with Surprise Guests

2018 CMA Awards

2018 CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee and previous two-time Entertainer of the Year winner Luke Bryan will kick-off Country Music’s Biggest Night™ performing his current single and the title track from his latest album “What Makes You Country” on “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards.” Luke, who has always long championed up and coming artists, has invited some of country music’s rising superstars to perform with him to showcase the many styles and sounds that encompass country music. Tune-in Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network. Continue reading

Rory Feek Celebrates Release of ‘The Singer And The Song’

Joey + Rory: The Singer and the Song

On September 21st, singer-songwriter Rory Feek celebrated the release of an album and DVD set that is one part love letter to his late wife Joey and one part chronicle of their Grammy-winning career as a country music duo. The Singer And The Song: The Best of Joey + Rory is a collection of more than a dozen of their most beloved hits, while the two-and-a-half hour long DVD provides an up-close-and-personal look at their timeless love story. Find out more about it at Country Music News Blog dot com Continue reading