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Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”

Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”

After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Mississippi native Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career as he will be the recipient of the inaugural Grammy Museum Mississippi’s Crossroads of American Music Award. The award honors an artist who has made significant musical contributions “influenced…MORE

The Highwomen’s Self-Titled Debut Album Hits No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

The Highwomen’s Self-Titled Debut Album Hits No. 1 on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

The Highwomen—Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby—reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with the release of their self-titled debut album. The new album, which also reached No. 10 on the Billboard all-genre Top 200 chart, moved 34,000 equivalent units, according to Nielsen Music. The Highwomen were joined by…MORE

Listen to George Strait’s Heavy New Single, “The Weight of the Badge”

Listen to George Strait’s Heavy New Single, “The Weight of the Badge”

George Strait will ship a new single, “The Weight of the Badge,” to country radio on Sept. 30. Penned by George, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon, “The Weight of the Badge” is featured on George’s 2019 album, Honky Tonk Time Machine. The new tune finds George paying homage to law officers as he croons, “He…MORE

Taylor Swift to Mentor Contestants on Season 17 of “The Voice”

Taylor Swift to Mentor Contestants on Season 17 of “The Voice”

Taylor Swift will serve as a mentor during Season 17 of The Voice, which debuts on Sept. 23 on NBC with coaches Blake Shelton, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson and Gwen Stefani. As a mentor, Taylor will help the contestants on each team prepare for the Knockout Rounds, which pit teammates against each other in a…MORE

Justin Moore Drops Spirited New Single, “Why We Drink” [Listen]

Justin Moore Drops Spirited New Single, “Why We Drink” [Listen]

Justin Moore will try to score the 9th No. 1 hit of his career with the release of the spirited new single, “Why We Drink.” Penned by Justin, Casey Beathard, David Lee Murphy and Jeremy Stover, “Why We Drink” is featured on Justin’s 2019 album, Late Nights and Longnecks, which recently spawned No. 1 hit,…MORE