Influence Media Partners has acquired Blake Shelton‘s music catalog from 2001 to 2019, including the 27 #1 hits he recorded during that time, such as his debut #1 hit, “Austin,” “Boys ‘Round Here” and “God’s Country.”  Darius Rucker is performing as part of a tribute concert to R.E.M. and their debut EP, Chronic Town. Darius will perform atRead More →

ABC/Connie Chornuk Carrie Underwood is paying her respects to Loretta Lynn.  In an Instagram post, Carrie recalls meeting Loretta backstage at the Grand Ole Opry early on in her career — specifically how Loretta lightly spanked her as she walked by.  “I turned around and there she was…in a big sparkly dress…laughing as sheRead More →

ABC/Heidi Gutman Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and many of Loretta Lynn‘s peers are sharing their admiration for her following her death.  Among those is Loretta’s sister Crystal Gayle, who wrote on Instagram, “the world lost a legend. We lost a sister. Love you Loretta.”  Dolly and Reba connected Loretta to their own families, with Dolly sayingRead More →

Capitol Records Nashville Carrie Underwood is guaranteeing fans a good time on her upcoming Denim & Rhinestones Tour.  The tour is in support of her new album, Denim & Rhinestones, which hit #2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and #10 on the all-genre Billboard 200. It also produced the top 10 single “Ghost Story.” Carrie has been gearingRead More →

ABC/Connie Chornuk Carly Pearce is reflecting on the impact of Loretta Lynn.  Following Lynn’s passing on October 4 at the age of 90, Carly took to Instagram to honor the legacy of “one of the greatest.” Carly included a musical tribute to the icon, “Dear Miss Loretta” featuring Patty Loveless, on her critically acclaimed album 29: WrittenRead More →

Russ Harrington Loretta Lynn, who overcame meager beginnings to transform her country career into international fame and fortune, passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, according to her publicist. She was 90. By the time Coal Miner’s Daughter hit the big screen in 1980, basedRead More →

Triple Tigers Records Russell Dickerson says his upcoming album is a “soundtrack” to his life that he hopes fans apply to their own stories.  Following the release of 2020’s Southern Symphony, Russell is gearing up to share his third studio album. It includes his current single featuring Jake Scott, “She Likes It,” which is in theRead More →