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Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard & Wife Hayley Welcome Baby Boy

Nash Daily News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:53

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard and wife Hayley welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Luca Reed Hubbard, on Aug. 19.

“Words can’t describe the overwhelming emotions that I experienced last night as we witnessed the miracle of life,” said Tyler, in part, via Instagram. “I couldn’t be more proud of my amazing wife @hayley_hubbard through this whole journey. She’s an absolute angel and meant to be a mother. I thank God for answering our prayers and bringing Luca into the world peacefully and smoothly. I didn’t think life could get any better but it just did.”

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Words can’t describe the overwhelming emotions that I experienced last night as we witnessed the miracle of life. I couldn’t be more proud of my amazing wife @hayley_hubbard through this whole journey. She’s an absolute angel and meant to be a mother. I thank God for answering our prayers and bringing Luca into the world peacefully and smoothly. I didn’t think life could get any better but it just did. Thank you @katiekauss for catching these moments and @people for telling our story. Link in bio #mynewridingbuddy

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According to People, Luca Reed weighed in at 8 lbs., 11 oz., and measured 20.5 inches long.

Tyler and Hayley’s new addition with join 20-month-old big sister, Olivia, in the Hubbard household.

Congrats to the family.

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photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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Brett Young’s Life Story Unfolds in New “Chapters”

Music News - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:00
Brett Young joins co-writer Gavin DeGraw in "Chapters" (The Acoustic Sessions)
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You Can Trust Adairs Run to Be the Good Guys

Music News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 23:02
Some of the very best country songs have some of the very worst endings. But for Todd Cameron and Pat Pollifrone — the men behind brand new country duo Adairs Run — they thought they could flip that script, and tell the story of why a good guy matters so much to someone in a... Read more »
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Sturgill Simpson’s Premier of New Song “Sing Along”

Saving Country Music - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 22:42
Sturgill Simpson will release a new song and video called "Sing Along" on Tuesday, August 20th at noon as indicated by a premier event that populated on YouTube via Sturgill Simpson's official account on Monday (see below). It's the first taste of a new album coming this fall called Sound & Fury that will be accompanied by an anime film.
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Tyler Hubbard, Wife Hayley Welcome Baby Boy

Taste of Country News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 20:52

Congratulations to the happy family!

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Tyler Childers Announces New Tour Dates – Ryman Residency

Saving Country Music - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 20:32
Riding the momentum of his recent #1 album 'Country Squire,' Tyler Childers has added to his 2019 tour dates, and added even more dates stretching into 2020, including another big stint in Europe, an important benefit show, and a four-night residency at the Country Music Mother Church, the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
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Brad Paisley 'Can't Wait' to Watch Carrie Underwood Host the CMA Awards

Taste of Country News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 20:29

And can you blame him? Paisley will take a break this year to enjoy seeing Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire take over his usual duties.

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Jon Pardi Gives “Tequila Little Time” His Best Shot

Music News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 16:47
Jon Pardi releases "Tequila Little Time" ahead of his Heartache Medication album
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Randy Travis Exhumes Long-Lost “Lead Me Home”

Music News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:47
A forgotten Randy Travis song called "Lead Me Home" is back on digital platforms.
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6 Ways We Hope the 2019 CMA Awards Celebrate Country Music's Women

The Boot News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:23

The Country Music Association says it plans to use the 2019 CMA Awards ceremony to spotlight "legendary women" in the genre.

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Sara Evans, Barker Family Band Dropping Live Album

Taste of Country News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:52

Evans gives details on her upcoming LP.

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Ty Herndon Puts His Spin on Carrie Underwood's 'So Small' [LISTEN]

The Boot News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:09

Herndon says the original version of this song hit him hard the first time he heard it.

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ACM Honors Ceremony Announces Final Performer & Presenter Lineup

Nash Daily News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:06

The Academy of Country Music announced its final performer and presenter lineup for the 13th annual ACM Honors ceremony.

Performers: Lauren Alaina, Caylee Hammack, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Midland, Billy Joe Shaver, Tenille Townes, Keith Urban, Chris Young.

Presenters: Lauren Alaina, Bobby Bones, Chris Janson, Barbara Mandrell, Shane McAnally, Midland, Keith Urban, Trisha Yearwood, Chris Young.

The ACM Honors, which will take place on August 21 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, will recognize the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 54th ACM Awards, including Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves, Rodney Crowell, Kye Fleming, Billy Joe Shaver, Gayle Holcomb and A Star Is Born.

Tickets for the ACM Honors are on sale now.

Check out the list of awardees, awards and past winners below.

Brooks & Dunn and Martina McBride

Cliffie Stone Icon Award: This award is presented to a country music artist, duo/group or industry leader who throughout their career has advanced the popularity of the genre through their contributions in multiple facets of the industry such as songwriting, recording, production, touring, film, television, literary works, philanthropic contributions and other goodwill efforts.
Past Winners: Alabama, Bob Beckham, Garth Brooks, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Charlie Daniels, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Crystal Gayle, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, George Jones, George Strait, The Judds, Brenda Lee, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, The Oak Ridge Boys, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, Jerry Reed, Tex Ritter, Marty Robbins, Kenny Rogers, Billy Sherrill, Ricky Skaggs, The Statler Brothers, Mel Tillis, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Conway Twitty, Porter Wagoner, Keith Whitley, Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr., Bob Wills, Dwight Yoakam and Alan Jackson.

Gayle Holcomb

Gary Harber Lifting Lives Award: This award is presented to a country music artist, duo/group or industry professional who is devoted to improving lives through the power of music, has a generosity of spirit, and is committed to serving others, voted on by the ACM Lifting Lives Board of Directors.
Past Winners: Brooks & Dunn, Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Lonestar, Martina McBride, Neal McCoy, Reba McEntire, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood and Darius Rucker.

Miranda Lambert

Gene Weed Milestone Award: This award is presented to a country music artist, duo/group or industry leader for a specific, unprecedented or outstanding achievement in the field of country music during the preceding calendar year.
Past Winners: Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, George Burns, Kenny Chesney, Jeff Foxworthy, Merle Haggard, Gayle Holcomb, Loretta Lynn, Little Big Town, Willie Nelson, Jennifer Nettles, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt.

Kacey Musgraves

Jim Reeves International Award: This award recognizes an artist or industry leader for outstanding contributions to the acceptance of country music throughout the world.
Past Winners: Joe Allison, Bill Boyd, Garth Brooks, Steve Buchanan, Joe Cates, Eric Church, Dick Clark, Roy Clark, Al Gallico, Merv Griffin, Jim Halsey, Alan Jackson, Ken Kragen, Lady Antebellum, Sam Louvello, Thurston Moore, Charlie Nagatani, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Rascal Flatts, Roy Rogers, Bob Saporiti, Louise Scruggs, Dinah Shore, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Jeff Walker, Jo Walker-Meador, Bill Ward and Rob Potts.

Rodney Crowell, Kye Fleming and Billy Joe Shaver

Poet’s Award: This award is presented to a country music songwriter for outstanding and longstanding musical and/or lyrical contributions throughout their career, with special consideration given to a song or songs’ impact on the culture of country music.
Past Winners: Bill Anderson, Bobby Braddock, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Shel Silverstein, Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, Guy Clark, Jack Clement, Hank Cochran, Dean Dillon, Merle Haggard, Tom T. Hall, Harlan Howard, Kris Kristofferson, Bob McDill, Roger Miller, Buck Owens, Eddie Rabbitt, Fred Rose, Don Schlitz, Cindy Walker, Jimmy Webb, Hank Williams, Matraca Berg and Norro Wilson.

Shane McAnally

Songwriter of the Year Award: This award is presented to an individual known predominately as a songwriter, selected by a Professional Panel of judges composed of songwriters, publishers, producers, and performing rights organization representatives.
Past Winners:
Ross Copperman, Dallas Davidson, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Lori McKenna, Roger Miller and Rhett Akins.

A Star Is Born

Tex Ritter Film Award: This award recognizes an outstanding television movie, series or feature film released during the preceding calendar year which prominently features country music.
Past Winners: Beer For My Horses, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Country Strong, Crazy Heart, Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors, Nashville, O Brother, Where Art Thou, Sweet Dreams and Walk the Line, among others.

photos: Miranda Lambert & Keith Urban by Curtis Hilbun; Chris Young & Lauren Alaina by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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Tenille Townes' 'Jersey on the Wall' Asks Big Questions [LISTEN]

The Boot News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:53

"How does the sky change in a minute? / How do you keep this big rock spinning? / Why can't you stop a car from crashing? / Forgive me, I'm just asking..."

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Old Dominion Are Consolers of the Lonely No More in 'My Heart Is a Bar' [LISTEN]

The Boot News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:31

This song is all about breaking free from hurtful old patterns that ultimately just leave you lonely.

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Midland Are Pure Bliss on New Song 'Fast Hearts and Slow Towns' [Listen]

Taste of Country News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:19

Innocence and bliss take centerstage on Midland's new track "Fast Hearts and Slow Towns."

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DCC: Making the Team Trivia: Season 14, Ep. 3

Music News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:17
An all-new installment of DCC: Making the Team trivia is up for season 14, episode 3, where the finalists are selected.
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These Campfire Potatoes Are the Ultimate End-of-Summer Side Dish

Taste of Country News - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:10

Your stomach will thank you later.

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