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Keith Urban Announces New Leg of “Graffiti U World Tour”

Keith Urban Announces New Leg of “Graffiti U World Tour”

After circumnavigating the globe with more than 70 concerts in seven countries, Keith Urban is extending his Graffiti U World Tour with additional dates this summer and fall. Keith will bring his revamped show—new music, new lighting, new production—to 13 festivals and fairs, including stops in Chicago, Cheyenne, Louisville and more. “I’m always looking for…MORE

Maren Morris Teases Revealing Photos From “Playboy” Shoot

Maren Morris Teases Revealing Photos From “Playboy” Shoot

Maren Morris continues to forge her own pathway in the country music industry and beyond. For that, we salute her. After teasing a Playboy collaboration on her socials in April, Maren dropped a few revealing pics from the shoot via Twitter and Instagram on June 11, noting that “something with Playboy is coming next week.”…MORE

Charles Esten’s “Light the Summer Night” Benefit Concert Raises $27,000 for Leukemia Research

Charles Esten’s “Light the Summer Night” Benefit Concert Raises $27,000 for Leukemia Research

Charles Esten continued his long-running philanthropic work with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during his “Light the Summer Night” benefit concert at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley on June 6. The inaugural event, which was hosted by Shawn Parr and featured performances by Charles, Lee Brice, Eric Paslay, Jillian Cardarelli, Taylor Noelle, LaLa Deaton, The Adelaides,…MORE

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

After only his 16th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Luke Combs was surprised by John Conlee, Chris Janson and Craig Morgan with an invitation to join the esteemed club during his set on June 11. The trio of Opry members joined Luke onstage to extend the invitation after the 29-year-old sang his recent No.…MORE

Tribute Shirt in Honor of Granger Smith’s Late Son to Benefit Texas Hospital

Tribute Shirt in Honor of Granger Smith’s Late Son to Benefit Texas Hospital

Granger Smith and wife Amber are honoring their late son, River Kelly Smith, with a new T-shirt that benefits the Dell Children’s Medical Center. River, 3, was cared for by the staff at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Central Texas after a tragic accident that ultimately took his life on June 6. The River Smith…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini Scores 5th No. 1 Single With “Miss Me More”

Kelsea Ballerini Scores 5th No. 1 Single With “Miss Me More”

Kelsea Ballerini is once again in familiar territory. The Tennessee native scored her fifth career No. 1 single as “Miss Me More” ascended to the top spot on the Mediabase chart, following previous No. 1 singles “Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Dibs,” “Peter Pan” and “Legends.” “Miss Me More,” which was penned by Kelsea,…MORE

Randy Houser & Wife Tatiana Welcome Baby Boy, Huckleberry Randolph

Randy Houser & Wife Tatiana Welcome Baby Boy, Huckleberry Randolph

Randy Houser and wife Tatiana announced via Instagram that they are the proud parents of a newborn son, Huckleberry “Huck” Randolph Houser. Huck was born on June 9, weighing 7 lbs., 6 oz. “He’s handsome, healthy, and happy and we couldn’t be more excited to get him home and start the next chapter of our…MORE