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Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Music Business Association Kane Brown has earned a spot TIME magazine’s prestigious TIME100 list, honoring the 100 most influential people of 2021. Darius Rucker penned the touching tribute to Kane. “Kane Brown has that unquantifiable ‘it’ factor,” Darius praised. “He’s so laid-back and doesn’t take himself too seriously, but he also really cares about hisRead More →

Big Machine This week, Thomas Rhett claims his 18th #1, as “Country Again” tops the chart. While his last dozen singles have made it to #1, that wasn’t always the case.  “Minus the sunglasses, I wanted to be Eric Church,” he admits. “I used Eric’s producer. I tried to sing like him… My first two singles…Read More →

Connie Chronuk/ABC Dierks Bentley and Parker McCollum are among the many country artists who are showing their support for a new Nashville coffee shop, Bitty & Beau’s, that employs people who have disabilities.  The coffee shop was started by husband and wife team Ben and Amy Wright, whose two youngest children, Bitty and Beau, have Down syndrome. The first location openedRead More →

P. Lehman / Barcroft Media via Getty Images The audience at the Grand Ole Opry got a special surprise on Monday when Keith Urban‘s wife, actress Nicole Kidman, joined him onstage during the Loretta Lynn’s Friends: Hometown Rising event. Keith was one of the many performers at the star-studded benefit concert, which aimed toRead More →

Danny Clinch Kenny Chesney continues to fuel his passion for football in the upcoming film, More Than a Voice. As part of the long-running sports documentary series SEC Storied, More Than a Voice spotlights famous SEC broadcasters including John Ward, the sportscaster at University of Tennessee that the country superstar grew up idolizing in his nativeRead More →

Connie Chronuk/ABC Cole Swindell‘s mother, Betty Carol Rainey, has passed away.  The singer announced the news on his Instagram Stories on Monday night, posting a photo from the sky in an airplane as he was flying back to his home state of Georgia. “Took this on the flight home to GeorgiaRead More →