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CMA Fest Delivers Epic Surprise Performances and Sold-Out Crowds

Four straight days of sold-out shows and capacity crowds, as well as surprise performances and collaborations, made the 48th annual CMA Fest one for the record books. At Nissan Stadium, Lil Nas X created one of the festival’s most talked-about moments Saturday night, joined by Billy Ray Cyrus and reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban for an epic surprise performance of …

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Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus And Keith Urban Bring Surprise Performance To CMA Fest

Photo Credit: Donn Jones/CMA The surprises continued on day three of CMA Fest, as Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus and reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban took the Nissan Stadium stage to perform the No. 1 song in the country, “Old Town Road.” The packed stadium erupted …

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Ryman Auditorium Plans Icon Walk For Plaza

Ryman Auditorium announced exciting plans this week for its new Icon Walk, a permanent outdoor exhibition on the historic venue’s grounds. The Icon Walk will feature a collection of detailed bronze likenesses honoring those who have made significant contributions to the historic venue and Music City. The announcement came during …

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Lewis Brice and Tin Roof Kick-Off CMA Fest With Lewispalooza 9

photo credit: Tyler Woods For the 9th year, Lewis Brice and Tin Roof have kicked off CMA Fest week with Lewispalooza, raising money for Hope Songs, a nonprofit that supports patients while they undergo extensive alternative treatments for cancer. Lewis enlisted the help of friends and fellow artists for Lewispalooza …

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Chase Rice Reveals And Releases Next Single During CMA Fest Headlining Set

Courtesy of the Country Music Association Fresh off his two-week No. 1 “Eyes On You” that has accumulated more than 130 million streams, multi-Platinum entertainer Chase Rice is back at it with the first taste of new music. With excitement already percolating on acoustic versions posted to Rice’s social media …

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Gone West Feat. Colbie Calliat Release Debut Country Single ‘What Could Have Been’

Triple Tigers recording artists GONE WEST will release their first single “What Could’ve Been” today, as announced in People (HERE). GONE WEST is 2X Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat, Grammy-nominated songwriter Jason Reeves, 4x Hawaiian Music Award winner Justin Kawika Young and Grammy, ACM and CMT nominee Nelly Joy. GONE WEST …

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‘Darius & Friends’ Surpasses $2 Million Raised for St. Jude with All-Star Lineup

Photos courtesy: Essential Broadcast Media (EB Media) A decade after first visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where he was immediately inspired to pledge his support, Darius Rucker has surpassed the $2 million mark in his fundraising efforts with this year’s 10th annual “Darius & Friends” benefit concert on Monday …

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Garth Brooks Announces Duet With Blake Shelton ‘Dive Bar’

Garth Brooks surprised fans with upcoming new music today, revealing that he will duet with Blake Shelton on the track “Dive Bar.” Announcing the news during an interview with Entertainment Tonight at Shelton’s Ole Red Bar in Nashville, TN, Brooks also shared that fans will get to hear the song for the …

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King Calaway Joined By Ricky Skaggs At Grand Ole Opry For ‘Seven Bridges Road’

On Saturday night, Country Music Hall of Fame member, RICKY SKAGGS jumped on stage at the Grand Ole Opry with emerging Nashville-based band KING CALAWAY for a performance of The Eagles’ “Seven Bridges Road.” The bluegrass-infused cover featured Skaggs on mandolin and King Calaway’s own Austin Luther on stand-up bass …

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Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini Return as Hosts of ‘CMA FEST,’ The Music Event Of Summer TV Special on ABC, Bobby Bones Tapped as Special Guest Host

The Country Music Association has announced Country Music superstars Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini will return to host “CMA Fest,” the Music Event of Summer, with multi-media personality Bobby Bones tapped as special guest host. “CMA Fest,” the three-hour primetime concert special, which brings Country Music’s Ultimate Fan Experience to a national television audience, airs Sunday, Aug. 4 at 8/7c …

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