• Jordan Davis Singles You Up
  • Eric Church Round Here Buzz
  • Easton Corbin A Girl Like You
  • Brandon Lay Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers
  • Little Big Town When Someone Stops Loving You
  • Lady Antebellum Heart Break
  • Chris Stapleton Broken Halos
  • Darius Rucker For the First Time
  • Jon Pardi She Ain't In It</br

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ERIC CHURCH TAKES OVER THE NO. 1 POSITION ON THE COUNTRY CHARTS WITH ‘ROUND HERE BUZZ.’

Eric Church has taken “Round Here Buzz” to the top of the country charts. The song is from his album, Mr. Misunderstood, which he released as a surprise to his fans on the morning of the CMA Awards in 2015.

The North Carolina native co-wrote “Round Here Buzz” with Luke Dick and Jeff Hyde. He says the song contains a nostalgic, heartbreaking feel.

“I’ve done a few of these songs in my career; this nostalgic kind of song about the guy that kind of wishes things were different than they are,” says Eric. “I know a lot of people like that and like this from where I’m from. I’m from a small town, and I’ve just seen this. I think part of the reason, I feel like we’re pretty good at this kind of song, and I think part of it is because I’ve seen it, I’ve felt it. It’s a motive to me. So, I think with this song, there’s just something about it that’s always spoke to me.

You can catch Eric on this year’s GRAMMY Awards when he performs as part of a special tribute to honor the victims lost to gun violence and terrorism at various live music events last year, especially to those affected by the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. He will be joined by Brothers Osborne and Maren Morris.

The 60 annual GRAMMY Awards will air live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday (January 28th) beginning at 7:30p ET on CBS.

Audio / Eric Church talks about his chart-topping song, "Round Here Buzz."

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Eric Church (Round Here Buzz) OC: …emotive qualities. :48
“‘Round Here Buzz,’ I mean, I’ve done a few of these songs in my career; this nostalgic kind of song about the guy that kind of wishes things were different than they are. I know a lot of people like that and like this from where I’m from. I’m from a small town, and I’ve just seen this. I think part of the reason, I feel like we’re pretty good at this kind of song, and I think part of it is because I’ve seen it, I’ve felt it. It’s a motive to me. So, I think with this song, there’s just something about it that’s always spoke to me. It was one I was a pretty big champion for on the album and one that I think will be a hit for us, and the right kind of hit, not just one that’s a hit. One that has emotive qualities.”

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD IS A BIG FAN OF LIVE SPORTING EVENTS.

As a former softball player, the wife (and cheerleader) of a former NHL star player (the Nashville Predators’ Mike Fisher), the voice of Sunday Night Football for five years, Carrie Underwood is truly a fan of sporting events.

“I love sporting events. I mean I think it’s just the excitement, the drama. You’ve got all these people on the ice or on the field or on the court, and they’re just giving it their all, and big sporting events are just amazing,” says Carrie. “There’s just something really special about live sporting events, and football, I’ve been watching it my entire life, so it’s fun to be a part of it in some way and to be a part of the biggest game of the year is really special.”

Carrie is set to open NBC’s Super Bowl LII (the Big Game) on February 4th with a video filmed last year for her anthemic song, “The Champion,” which was just released globally. Carrie co-wrote “The Champion” last year with fellow songwriters Brett James, Chris DeStefano, and Christopher Bridges PKA Ludacris, who she asked to collaborate on the event song. NBC Sports will also incorporate “The Champion” into its coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Audio / Carrie Underwood is a huge fan of live sporting events and is so excited to be a part of this year’s Super Bowl (or Big Game) with her song, “The Champion.”

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Carrie Underwood (loves sporting events) OC: …really special. :55
“I love sporting events. I mean I think it’s just the excitement, the drama. You’ve got all these people on the ice or on the field or on the court, and they’re just giving it their all, and big sporting events are just amazing. The fans are excited. There’s rivalries, and it’s competition and you can just feel it in the air when you go see, I mean, really any sporting event live is just absolutely amazing. We have our heroes. It’s in us. There are heroes and villains for all of us, and it’s just sitting down and getting to watch that and root for your favorite team. I don’t know. There’s just something really special about live sporting events, and football, I’ve been watching it my entire life, so it’s fun to be a part of it in some way and to be a part of the biggest game of the year is really special.”

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UMG NASHVILLE RELEASES 19 SONG ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK FOR THE FEATURE FILM ‘FOREVER MY GIRL.’

UMG Nashville releases the highly anticipated 19 song soundtrack to the feature film Forever My Girl today. Assembled by executive music producer Brett Boyett, the star-studded soundtrack includes brand new original songs along with classics from some of the most respected names in country music. Artists include reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town performing their harmony soaked “Can’t Go Back,” premier American acoustic vocalist Dan Tyminski with his new track “Can’t Tame A Fire,” and critical darling Lauren Alaina and her original song “Wings Of An Angel.” Alaina also performs a duet with Little Big Town’s Phillip Sweet titled “Enough.” Additionally, Josh Turner, Travis Tritt, Canaan Smith, Mickey Guyton, Alex Roe, Destin Bennett, Brett Boyett, and Abby Ryder Fortson have all recorded original songs for the soundtrack.

The digital-only soundtrack is available worldwide, and Forever My Girl releases wide in theatres today. Fans can listen to the entire soundtrack HERE. Written and directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf based upon the novel by Heidi McLaughlin, the film stars Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, Abby Ryder Fortson, Travis Tritt and John Benjamin Hickey The official trailer for the movie can be viewed HERE and the full track listing to the soundtrack is as follows:

 

FOREVER MY GIRL SOUNDTRACK:

1. Little White Church – Little Big Town
2.  Don’t Water Down My Whiskey – Alex Roe – Original Song
3.  Enough – Alex Roe – Original Song
4.  Can’t Tame A Fire – Dan Tyminski – Original Song
5.  Can’t Go Back – Little Big Town
6.  Back From Gone – Josh Turner  – Original Song
7.  Who Needs Mexico – Canaan Smith – Original Song
8.  Silver and Gold – Little Big Town
9.  Wings Of An Angel – Lauren Alaina – Original Song
10. Live Forever – Little Big Town
11. Little Red Wagon – Miranda Lambert
12. Caught Up In Your Storm – Mickey Guyton – Original Song
13. Slowing Down – Travis Tritt – Original Song
14. Wild And Free – Destin Bennett – Original Song
15. Solid Ground – Brett Boyett – Original Song
16. Smokin’ and Cryin’ – Alex Roe – Original Song
17. Finally Home – Alex Roe and Abby Ryder Fortson – Original Song
18. Always and Forever – Canaan Smith – Original Song
19. Enough (reprise) – Lauren Alaina and Phillip Sweet – Original Song

DIERKS BENTLEY MAKES HIS TV DEBUT OF HIS NEW SINGLE, ‘WOMAN, AMEN,’ ON THE ELLEN DeGENERES SHOW.

If you happened to miss the TV debut of Dierks Bentley‘s new song, “Woman, Amen,” on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, check it out below.

“Woman, Amen” is the first release from Dierks’ forthcoming album, The Mountain, due out early this year.

Video / Dierks Bentley Woman, Amen TV premiere on the Ellen DeGeneres Show

LAUREN ALAINA WILL JOIN JASON ALDEAN ON HIS HIGH NOON NEON TOUR THIS SUMMER.

Lauren Alaina will join Jason Aldean on his High Noon Neon Tour this summer. The trek, which will also feature Luke Combs, will kick off May 10th in Kansas City, Missouri and hit 34 cities across the country.

 

 

JASON ALDEAN: HIGH NOON NEON TOUR CITIES:

 

5/10/2018               Kansas City, MO                                  Sprint Center
5/11/2018               Peoria, IL                                                                Peoria Civic Center Arena
5/12/2018               Des Moines, IA                                     Wells Fargo Arena
5/17/2018               St. Louis, MO                                                         Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
5/18/2018               Chicago, IL                                                           Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
5/19/2018               Indianapolis, IN                                    Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
5/25/2018               Hartford, CT                                                          XFINITY Theatre
5/26/2018               Boston, MA                                                           Xfinity Center
5/27/2018               Bangor, ME                                                           Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
7/13/2018               Bethel, NY                                                             Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
7/14/2018               Bristow, VA                                                            Jiffy Lube Live
7/15/2018               Saratoga Springs, NY                          Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/21/2018               Atlanta, GA                                                          SunTrust Park
7/25/2018               Tuscaloosa, AL                                     Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
7/26/2018               Orange Beach, AL                              The Amphitheater at the Wharf
7/27/2018               Brandon, MS                                                         Brandon Amphitheater
7/28/2018               Dallas, TX                                                               Starplex Pavilion
8/10/2018               Darien Center, NY                                               Darien Lake Amphitheater
8/11/2018               New York, NY                                        Madison Square Garden
8/17/2018               Charlotte, NC                                       PNC Music Pavilion
8/18/2018               Raleigh, NC                                                           Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
8/19/2018               Virginia Beach, VA                              Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
8/23/2018               Cleveland, OH                                     Blossom Music Center
8/24/2018               Pittsburgh, PA                                       KeyBank Pavilion
8/25/2018               Philadelphia, PA                                  BB&T Pavilion
9/7/2018                 Nashville, TN                                                          Bridgestone Arena
9/13/2018               Cincinnati, OH                                     Riverbend Music Center
9/14/2018               Detroit, MI                                                             DTE Energy Music Theatre
9/15/2018               Toronto, ON                                                          Budweiser Stage
9/20/2018               San Diego, CA                                     Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
9/22/2018               San Bernardino, CA                            Glen Helen Amphitheater
9/27/2018               Sacramento, CA                                 Toyota Amphitheatre
9/28/2018               Mountain View, CA                            Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/29/2018               Irvine, CA                                                              FivePoint Amphitheater

 

Mercury Nashville’s Lauren Alaina released one of Rolling Stone’s Best Albums of the Year and Taste of Country’s Most Empowering Album with 2017’s Road Less Traveled. Praised as “full of life lessons and uplift” (PEOPLE), the collection of 12 songs all written by the young star includes Lauren’s first No. 1 hit, title track “Road Less Traveled,” and her current single, “Doin’ Fine,” which was named one of Amazon’s and Sounds Like Nashville’s Top Country Songs of the Year. Lauren is one of Billboard’s Top Country Artists of the Year and she is the only female to land two No. 1 hits in 2017 with “Road Less Traveled” and “What Ifs,” a collaboration with Kane Brown. The “sassy Southerner with killer pipes” (PARADE) has shared the stage with superstars including Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Martina McBride. Lauren is currently on the road with Cole Swindell on the Reason to Drink Tour. For more information, visit www.LaurenAlainaOfficial.com.

ERIC CHURCH AND BROTHERS OSBORNE, ALONG WITH MAREN MORRIS, WILL HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE ROUTE 91 HARVEST FESTIVAL DURING A SPECIAL GRAMMY PERFORMANCE.

In addition to honoring musical excellence, the Recording Academy® will also take a moment to honor the victims lost to gun violence and terrorism at various live music events over the course of the past year. In a special GRAMMY® tribute performed by three of the artists who participated in the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, current GRAMMY nominees Brothers Osborne, past GRAMMY nominee Eric Church, and GRAMMY winner and current nominee Maren Morris will come together for the touching segment.

“Live music events have always provided a safe space for fans to gather in a shared celebration of music. Sadly, that wasn’t always the case this past year,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy. “We believe it’s incredibly important to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in these senseless tragedies and to remind musicians and music lovers alike that live music will continue to be a powerful force that unites us all.”

“In many ways, our show encapsulates the year in music,” said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of the GRAMMY Awards. Although that usually means a focus on achievement and excellence, sadly, last year was marred by a number of senseless tragedies that took place at live music events. We didn’t feel like we’d be doing our jobs if we didn’t reflect on these tremendous losses.”

Performing for the first time on the GRAMMY stage, Brothers Osborne are nominated again this year in Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“It Ain’t My Fault”).

 

GRAMMY Award winner Maren Morris is currently nominated for Best Country Solo Performance (“I Could Use A Love Song”).

Previously announced GRAMMY performers include Little Big Town, Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Elton John, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, P!nk, Ben Platt, Sam Smith, SZA and U2.

The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City January 28th at 7:30pm ET on CBS. Previously announced GRAMMY performers include Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Elton John, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, P!nk, Ben Platt, Sam Smith, SZA, and U2.

Performing for the first time on the GRAMMY stage, Brothers Osborne are nominated again this year in Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“It Ain’t My Fault”).

Audio / Eric Church reflects on 2017, his Holdin’ My Own Tour and how he has been forever changed by the tragic events involving many of his fans at the Route 91 festival in Las Vegas.

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Eric Church (fans are Vegas fans) OC: …came out. :44
“Talking about the year, a lot of people have asked ‘Why did Vegas bother you so much?’ I mean, it bothered all of us, but why maybe I took it more personal was because the same people that had been there all year, 20, 30 songs with their arms around each other’s shoulders that had became family to me, were the people that were affected that night. I think there was a part of me that went away that night too. And I think how I respond to that as a writer, [I’m] not sure yet. I’m working on it, and I may already have, I mean, that’s really what ‘Why Not Me’ was my, at least some way for me to process it and heal, maybe offer something for other people, but I did that as much for myself as anything else. I didn’t try to say ‘Hey, let me write a song.’ It just happened. It came out.”

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KEITH URBAN (AND FANS) ANNOUNCE ‘GRAFFITI U’ WORLD TOUR AND TITLE OF NEW ALBUM DURING A SURPRISE POP-UP SHOW IN NASHVILLE.

At an unannounced pop-up show last night at Nashville’s Exit/In, GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban enlisted his fans to officially announce his “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018,” and also took the opportunity to reveal that his forthcoming album will be called GRAFFITI U.  During a 2-hour surprise show, in front of a crowd of 350 lucky fans that poured out onto the streets, Urban also took time to introduce and perform with GRAMMY nominee Kelsea Ballerini, who will accompany Urban on the North American leg, as his supporting act.

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It was Urban’s fans who took center stage for the tour announcement – a live streamed event that saw them during the feed, in cities across the country announcing the “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” on white poster boards –  http://smarturl.it/KU-FanVideo.

“I’ve been full-on writing, recording, collaborating and creating with some incredibly talented people for GRAFFITI U, a lot of whom I’ve never worked with before,” said Urban.  “I can hear how some of the songs will translate live already, which really makes putting on a new show so exhilarating and I loved having our fans included in the announcement of the tour because it’s their tour too.”

The 58-city tour will kick off on June 15th at St. Louis’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and will include 10 shows in Canada (supporting act TBA) as well as visits to cities in Nevada, Oregon, Alabama and Arkansas that Urban has yet to headline.  Urban’s shows have become concert events that electrify.  They’re unexpected, if not unpredictable, and have been hailed by media around the world as a “concert experience not to be missed.” The tour will feature many of Urban’s 23 #1 songs, as well as brand new songs that have never been performed live and an all-new concert production that promises to be as spectacular as never before.

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“I remember hearing Keith Urban songs that stopped me in my tracks and made me want to drop everything and chase that kind of lyric and heart filled artistry,” says Ballerini. “He’s the best in the business and I can’t wait to fangirl and learn from him this year. Truly an honor to tour with him.”

THE GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018

Fri Jun 15              St. Louis, MO                   Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Sat Jun 16             Indianapolis, IN                Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

Fri Jun 22              Clarkston, MI                  DTE Energy Music Theatre

Sat Jun 23             Pittsburgh, PA                 KeyBank Pavilion

Wed Jun 27            Saratoga Springs, NY       Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Fri Jun 29              Toronto, ON                     Budweiser Stage

Sat Jun 30             Toronto, ON                     Budweiser Stage

Thu Jul 5               Gilford, NH                      Bank of NH Pavilion

Fri Jul 6                 Gilford, NH                      Bank of NH Pavilion

Sun Jul 8               Canandaigua, NY             CMAC

Fri Jul 13               Salt Lake City, UT             USANA Amphitheatre

Sat Jul 14              Denver, CO                      Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

Sun Jul 15             Albuquerque, NM             Isleta Amphitheater

Fri Jul 20               Mountain View, CA           Shoreline Amphitheatre

Sat Jul 21              Lake Tahoe, NV                Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys

Sun Jul 22             Lake Tahoe, NV                Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys

Fri Jul 27               Raleigh, NC       Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

Sat Jul 28              Charlotte, NC                  PNC Music Pavilion

Sun Jul 29             Alpharetta, GA                 Verizon Amphitheatre

Fri Aug 3                Philadelphia, PA               BB&T Pavilion

Sat Aug 4               Mansfield, MA                  Xfinity Center

Sun Aug 5              Bangor, ME                      Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion

Fri Aug 10              Cleveland, OH                  Blossom Music Center

Sat Aug 11             Bristow, VA                      Jiffy Lube Live

Sun Aug 12            Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

Wed Aug 15            Rogers, AR                       Walmart AMP*

Fri Aug 17              Kansas City, MO              Sprint Center

Sat Aug 18             Chicago, IL                       Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Sun Aug 19            Cincinnati, OH                 Riverbend Music Center

Fri Aug 24              Nashville, TN                    Bridgestone Arena

Sat Aug 25             Orange Beach, AL             The Wharf Amphitheater

Sun Aug 26            Tuscaloosa, AL                 Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

Fri Sept 7               Uncasville, CT                  Mohegan Sun Arena

Sat Sept 8              Uncasville, CT                  Mohegan Sun Arena

Fri Sept 14             Ottawa, ON                      Canadian Tire Centre*

Sat Sept 15             London, ON                      Budweiser Gardens*

Wed Sept 19           Winnipeg, MB                  Bell MTS Place*

Fri Sept 21             Saskatoon, SK                 SaskTel Centre*

Sat Sept 22             Edmonton, AB                 Rogers Place*

Sun Sept 23           Calgary, AB                      ScotiaBank Saddledome*

Tue Sept 25            Vancouver, BC                 Rogers Arena*

Thu Sept 27            Eugene, OR                      Matthew Knight Arena

Fri Sept 28             Boise, ID                          Taco Bell Arena

Sat Sept 29             Missoula, MT                   Adams Center

Thu Oct 4               Phoenix, AZ                      Ak-Chin Pavilion

Fri Oct 5                Laughlin, NV                    Laughlin Event Center

Fri Oct 12               Peoria, IL                         Peoria Civic Center

Sat Oct 13              Minneapolis, MN              Target Center

Sun Oct 14             Grand Forks, ND              Ralph Engelstad Arena

Thu Oct 18             Toledo, OH                       Huntington Center

Fri Oct 19               Grand Rapids, MI             Van Andel Arena

Sat Oct 20              Louisville, KY                   KFC Yum! Center

Wed Oct 24             Youngstown, OH              Covelli Centre

Thu Oct 25             Hershey, PA                     Giant Center

Sat Oct 27              Brooklyn, NY                    Barclays Center

Sun Oct 28             Charlottesville, VA            John Paul Jones Arena

Thu Nov 1              Little Rock, AR                 Verizon Arena

Fri Nov 2                New Orleans, LA               Smoothie King Center

Sat Nov 3               Dallas, TX                        American Airlines Center

* Supporting performer to be announced

For more official Keith Urban news and information go to www.keithurban.net.

LADY ANTEBELLUM AND DARIUS RUCKER ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINING TREK, SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR.

 Seven-time GRAMMY award-winning and current nominees Lady Antebellum and three-time GRAMMY award-winner Darius Rucker announced today that they will head out on the road together for their co-headlining SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR, kicking off on July 19 in Toronto, ON. The trio and Rucker share a long-time friendship and touring history, setting the tone for a fun-filled stint across the country and Canada, for which special guest Russell Dickerson has been invited to join.  With dozens of No. one hits between them the tour offers a playlist-worthy night for fans which will also include spontaneous collaborations throughout the evening. Fans can purchase tickets beginning Jan. 26 for select cities as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com and additional dates will continue to rollout over the coming weeks. Live Nation is the national tour promoter.  Citi® is the official credit card of the SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR.  Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets through Citi® Private Pass, Citi’s Entertainment Access Program.  For complete presale details visit  www.citiprivatepass.com
 
“For us as a band, being out on the road together is where it all comes to life,” said Charles Kelley.  “Darius is one of our closest friends, and so we just feel really excited to get to share this tour and those memories on and off stage with him. There’s no doubt that it’s going to be a total blast and we’re thrilled to have Russell out with us too this summer – we’re already brainstorming ways to shake things up and make each night all about just being in the moment.”

 
“Reuniting this summer and heading back out on the road with my friends Lady Antebellum feels like a home away from home,” said Rucker. “It’s going to be an incredible summer, and I can’t wait to see y’all out there!”

 
SUMMER PLAYS ON TOUR DATES: 
7/19/18    Toronto, ON                    Budweiser Stage
7/20/18    Cleveland, OH                Blossom Music Center
7/21/18    Darien Center, NY*         Darien Lake Amphitheater
7/26/18    Bethel, NY                       Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
7/27/18    Gilford, NH                      Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
7/28/18    Hartford, CT                    XFINITY Theatre
8/2/18      Columbia, MD**              Merriweather Post Pavilion 
8/3/18      Holmdel, NJ                    P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
8/4/18      Wantagh, NY                  Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
8/16/18    Mountain View, CA         Shoreline Amphitheatre
8/17/18    Sacramento, CA             Toyota Amphitheatre
8/19/18    Seattle, WA                     White River Amphitheatre
8/23/18    Phoenix, AZ                    Ak-Chin Pavilion
8/24/18    Irvine, CA                        FivePoint Amphitheater
8/25/18    San Diego, CA                Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
9/6/18      Cincinnati, OH                Riverbend Music Center
9/7/18      Clarkston, MI                  DTE Energy Music Theatre
9/8/18      Pittsburgh, PA                 KeyBank Pavilion
9/13/18    St. Louis, MO                  Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/14/18    Indianapolis, IN               Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
9/15/18    Chicago, IL                      Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/20/18    Virginia Beach, VA          Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
9/21/18    Philadelphia, PA              BB&T Pavilion
9/22/18    Mansfield, MA                 Xfinity Center
9/27/18    Alpharetta, GA*               Verizon Amphitheatre
9/28/18    Tampa, FL                       MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/29/18    West Palm Beach, FL     Coral Sky Amphitheatre.
10/4/18    Raleigh, NC                    Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
10/5/18    Charlotte, NC                  PNC Music Pavilion
10/6/18    Bristow, VA                     Jiffy Lube Live
 
*Lady Antebellum only
**I.M.P Concerts show
 
Currently nominated for GRAMMY “Best Country Album” and “Best Country Duo/Group Performance,” Lady Antebellum recently released the title track from their No. One selling album HEART BREAK (Capitol Records Nashville). The new single from the multi-PLATINUM trio provides “a bedrock for the entire record” (Paste) as “Scott takes satisfaction in feminine independence” (NPR) with “a touch of darkness and a clever play on words” (Rolling Stone). HEART BREAK follows more than 18 million album units, nine No. 1 hits, ACM and CMA “Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including seven GRAMMYs, Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards. For more information visit www.ladyantebellum.com.
 
Rucker first attained multi-Platinum status in the music industry as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of GRAMMY award-winning Hootie & the Blowfish. Since re-introducing himself to the world as a country artist, he has released five consecutive chart-topping albums and earned a whole new legion of fans. Rucker’s Platinum-certified debut country album Learn To Live and follow-up album Charleston, SC 1966 produced five No. 1 singles, “Come Back Song,” “This,” “Alright,” “It Won’t Be Like This For Long” and “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It.” In 2012, he achieved a lifelong dream when he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and won his third career GRAMMY award in 2014 for his 4x Platinum selling cover of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” off his True Believers album. Southern Style, his fourth studio country album, includes No. 1 single “Homegrown Honey,” co-written by Rucker, label mate Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum and Nathan Chapman. His latest album on Capitol Nashville, When Was The Last Time features Rucker’s eighth No. 1 on country radio, “If I Told You.” The album’s second single, “For The First Time,” is currently Top 25 and climbing the country charts. 
 

Breakout country artist and People Magazine’s “One to Watch,” Nashville-based Russell Dickerson continues to overtake airwaves and arenas with his Top 5 GOLD single “Yours,” repeatedly called the “biggest love song of the year,” off his debut album by the same name. The “hypnotic” (CMT) crooner kicks off what promises to be his landmark year as Billboard’s No.1_Emerging_Artist, a Spotify RISE artist and CMT’s 18 for 2018. With a deep appreciation for and responsibility to his loyal fan following, Dickerson understands the importance of real connectivity, spending as much time as he can on the road in front of the people who made him the #1 country pre-order for weeks (2017 saw tour billings that included Thomas Rhett’s “Home Team” Tour and Florida Georgia Line’s “Smooth” tour, and finished with his first headlining tour). His EP premiered at No. 1 on Billboard’s Heat Seeker Chart and No. 2 on iTunes Country chart, with “Yours” clocking over 100 million streams to date. The singer and songwriter is the launch artist on Triple Tigers Records, a joint venture with Sony Music. Dickerson’s “Blue Tacoma” was also recently featured in the tenth installment of the “X-Men” film franchise, “Logan”. @russelled | www.russelldickerson.com

Audio / Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood are thrilled to be touring with Darius Rucker again.

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Lady A (Darius Tour) 1 OC: …during the day. :59
CHARLES: “One of the biggest reasons that we kind of, together with Darius, approached this concept of touring again together was because we had so much fun last time. When was the last time we toured together, Dave?” DAVE: “It was 2012.” CHARLES: “2012, and still today, it was the biggest tour we had ever had, and it was just so much fun. The one thing that I love about Darius, not only is he a great guy, but he’s a seasoned entertainer. We finally feel like too as a band, we’ve been at this for over 10 years now, we feel like we know how to hold a crowd and put on a really fun, entertaining show. And I just feel like when the crowds come, they’re gonna get over three hours worth of music that is just straight sing-a-long, constantly, and that’s what we want. Darius is just such a great entertainer, great friends, we’re gonna have a lot of collaborative moments on it too, and obviously, I’ll have my golf buddy there with me during the day.”

DIERKS BENTLEY RELEASES NEW SINGLE.

Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley found himself instantly intrigued with the idea of “Woman, Amen” when it was thrown out during a Fall co-write with songwriters Josh Kear and Ross Copperman. The result is a deeply sincere and personal message of love and gratitude made universal and then freed to soar with signature acoustic instrumentation and a full-throated anthemic chorus. Available now at Country Radio and with all digital partners, Bentley will perform the lead track from his next studio album THE MOUNTAIN tomorrow on The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1/18, check local listings).
 
“My wife and our relationship has been the one constant element in my life over all the ups and downs of my career and personal life,” shared Bentley. “Our journey together has made me the man I am today. I doubt my heart would even recognize the old me. This song addresses that in the most direct possible way. The personal gratitude expressed in the lyrics, mixed with a track that leans heavily on some bigger sounds, is the perfect way to introduce the album.” 
 
Since moving to Nashville, Bentley has brought a distinguishable grit and songwriting prowess to his recordings, and he’s consistently recreated his sound with a fearlessness that has won him both critical acclaim and commercial viability. Billboardgives breadth to his latest evolution with a video glimpse into the epic landscapes of Colorado and the studio atop a Telluride mesa where the song was recorded. To watch and listen to the full track, click here: http://bit.ly/2DoWOcY
 
Last week, NPR previewed new music from THE MOUNTAIN (Capitol Records Nashville), which will be released in early 2018. “He pursues themes of questing and self-actualization across a wide-open terrain of arid deserts and rugged ridgelines, cactus flowers and tumbleweeds” (NPR) as the writing process came together quickly when Bentley returned to Telluride a short time later for a retreat with fellow Nashville songwriters. Guitars, banjos, mandolins and fiddles are given room to shine, and integrated into modern drum and bass sounds that will fuel the arenas and amphitheaters on the road. He has become a fixture in country music amassing 17 No. One singles, dozens of nominations including those from the ACM, CMA, GRAMMYand Billboard Music Awards while serving as a Grand Ole Opry member for over a decade. For more information on new music and upcoming appearances, visit www.dierks.com.

DIERKS BENTLEY HITS THE AIRWAVES WITH HIS NEW SINGLE, ‘WOMAN, AMEN.’

Dierks Bentley has just released his new single, “Woman, Amen,” the first song from his upcoming album, The Mountain. Dierks co-wrote the song with Josh Kear and producer Ross Copperman while they had a writer’s retreat in Telluride, Colorado where he wrote and recorded much of the new album.

For Dierks, “Woman, Amen” is an important way to kick off his new album. “The song’s about gratitude, and the song is just the cracks in your heart and love and how you really need to have those failures and those cracks to really let love get in, so it’s an inspiring song,” says Dierks. “I think it’s an album that has a lot of gratitude in the album throughout every song. So, it’s a good song to really just get that message out there, and all that gratitude for me starts at home. There’d be nothing without Cass and the way she’s not only made my life, she’s been through the ups and downs and made me a better person. I don’t know where I’d be without her. So, for me to get the message of the album out there, I want to start with this song and this important message about the women in my life, the women in our lives. There’d be nothing without them. For me, it’s just an important way to start the album.”

“I’d lose my way, yeah, I’d lose my mind/If I faced one day on my own/I know I was saved, the night that she gave/This drifter’s heart a home/Every night I should be on my knees/Lord knows how lucky I am/I’ll never say it near enough/Thank God, for this woman, amen.”

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Audio / Dierks Bentley talks about his new song, "Woman, Amen."

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Dierks Bentley (Woman, Amen) OC: …to start the album. :45
“The song’s about gratitude, and the song’s just the cracks in your heart and love and how you really need to have those failures and those cracks to really let love get in, so it’s an inspiring song. I think it’s an album that has a lot of gratitude in the album throughout every song. So, it’s a good song to really just get that message out there, and all that gratitude for me starts at home. There’d be nothing without Cass and the way she’s not only made my life, she’s been through the ups and downs and made me a better person. I don’t know where I’d be without her. So, for me to get the message of the album out there, I want to start with this song and this important message about the women in my life, the women in our lives. There’d be nothing without them. For me, it’s just an important way to start the album.”

 

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