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2020 Fourth of July Concerts: Performers, Times, Channels & Streams

2020 Fourth of July Concerts: Performers, Times, Channels & Streams

The COVID-19 pandemic may have put the kibosh on your favorite Fourth of July celebration, but there are still plenty of virtual concerts to keep you entertained on our nation’s birthday, including performances from Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Lady A, Trace Adkins, Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina, Tenille Townes, Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen and more.…MORE

Watch Jason Aldean’s Family-Friendly New Video for “Got What I Got”

Watch Jason Aldean’s Family-Friendly New Video for “Got What I Got”

Jason Aldean released a new video for his Top 20 single, “Got What I Got.” Penned by Thomas Archer, Alex Palmer and Michael Tyler, “Got What I Got” is featured on Jason’s 2019 album, 9. “When I first heard ‘Got What I Got,’ it reminded me of something Boyz II Men would do . .…MORE

Nashville’s “Let Freedom Sing” Virtual Concert on July 4 to Feature Tenille Townes, John Hiatt, Keb’ Mo’ & More

Nashville’s “Let Freedom Sing” Virtual Concert on July 4 to Feature Tenille Townes, John Hiatt, Keb’ Mo’ & More

Nashville will be celebrating our nation’s 244th birthday with a virtual concert—Let Freedom Sing—on July 4. The virtual show will feature performances by John Hiatt, Lilly Hiatt, Keb’ Mo’ and Tenille Townes. Nashville residents can watch locally via television on News Channel 5 at 9 p.m. CT, while fans in other locales can stream the…MORE

Billboard Country Airplay Chart Sees Movement on All-Time List This Week

Billboard Country Airplay Chart Sees Movement on All-Time List This Week

By scoring his 31st No. 1 single (“Here and Now”) this week, Kenny Chesney extended his lead on the all-time list for most No. 1 singles on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, which was created in 1990. Kenny first No. 1 on the chart was “She’s Got It All” in 1997. Most No. 1 Singles…MORE

Watch Lindsay Ell’s Visualizer Video for New Album’s Lead Single, “Want Me Back”

Watch Lindsay Ell’s Visualizer Video for New Album’s Lead Single, “Want Me Back”

Lindsay Ell released a new visualizer video for “wAnt me back,” the lead single from her upcoming concept album, heart theory (Aug. 14). Produced by Dann Huff, heart theory is comprised of 12 tracks that journey through each stage of grief: shock, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, testing and acceptance. Penned by Lindsay, Kane Brown, Matt…MORE

Kenny Chesney Releases Friendly New Single, “Happy Does” [Listen]

Kenny Chesney Releases Friendly New Single, “Happy Does” [Listen]

Kenny Chesney will ship new single, “Happy Does,” to country radio on July 20. Penned by Brad Clawson, Brock Berryhill, Greylan James and Jamie Paulin, “Happy Does” is the third single from Kenny’s 2020 album, Here and Now, following the release of Top 10 hit, “Tip of My Tongue,” and the chart-topping title track. “The…MORE

Garth Brooks to Perform Fan-Requested Songs During “Inside Studio G” on July 7

Garth Brooks to Perform Fan-Requested Songs During “Inside Studio G” on July 7

After entertaining fans with his unique concert experience across hundreds of drive-in theaters on June 27, Garth Brooks already has planned his next crowd-pleasing event. On July 7, Garth will perform fan-requested songs on his Facebook Live series, Inside Studio G. “How about we just make it intimate?” said Garth. “We just make it really…MORE

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Sam Hunt Says Sampling Webb Pierce’s Iconic Tune “Just Felt Right”

Sam Hunt Says Sampling Webb Pierce’s Iconic Tune “Just Felt Right”

By sampling Webb Pierce’s 1953 No. 1 hit, “There Stands the Glass,” in his current single, “Hard to Forget,” Sam Hunt has introduced Webb’s iconic song to a new generation of country music fans. While hardcore, old-school country fans may liken Sam’s sampling to blasphemy, the closer truth is that Sam has opened up the…More

Garth Brooks Reschedules Facebook Live Concert for July 14

Garth Brooks Reschedules Facebook Live Concert for July 14

Garth Brooks announced via Twitter on July 13 that he and wife Trisha Yearwood will be performing fan-requested songs during his Facebook Live series, Inside Studio G, on July 14. The concert, which was originally slated for July 7, was postponed last week “out of an abundance of caution” due to possible COVID-19 exposure. The…More

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New “Dark Bars” Lyric Video

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New “Dark Bars” Lyric Video

Miranda Lambert released a new lyric video for her song, “Dark Bars.” Penned by Miranda and Liz Rose, the tune is featured on Miranda’s seventh studio album, Wildcard, which dropped in 2019. “I started in honky tonks, you know, [age] 17, and I’ve always felt comfortable in those places, whether it’s on stage or just hanging…More

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