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Dolly Parton’s $1M Donation Helps Fund COVID-19 Vaccine

Dolly Parton’s $1M Donation Helps Fund COVID-19 Vaccine

After announcing in April a $1 million donation towards coronavirus research, Dolly Parton’s name has been shared in helping fund the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by biotechnology company Moderna. Parton, shown as part of the “Dolly Parton COVID-19 Research Fund” in the New England Journal of Medicine’s article about the vaccine, said on the Today…Read more…

2020 CMA Awards: See the Full List of Winners

2020 CMA Awards: See the Full List of Winners

Eric Church and Maren were the most notable winners at Wednesday’s 54th Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) in Nashville. Church landed the highest ranking prize of the night – Entertainer of the Year, his first time receiving the award after three previous nominations. “It’s going to be music that brings us out of this,” he…Read more…

Tyler Hubbard Isolating After Positive COVID-19 Test

Tyler Hubbard Isolating After Positive COVID-19 Test

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard revealed via Instagram Monday he has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the country duo pulling out of their performance at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) tomorrow night. Hubbard said he’s currently asymptomatic with the novel coronavirus and is quarantining on his tour bus.   View this post on…Read more…

Release Date Revealed for Garth Brooks’ Twelfth Album

Release Date Revealed for Garth Brooks’ Twelfth Album

Garth Brooks’ new album FUN has a release date – two years later than originally anticipated. The country legend’s twelfth studio album is officially slated for a Nov. 20 release. Brooks told People he hopes the album will be an “escape” in an “un-fun” era, as he heard from fans after his drive-in and virtual performances.…Read more…

Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown Share Wedding Anniversaries

Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown Share Wedding Anniversaries

Country stars Thomas Rhett and Kane Brown took to social media Monday to celebrate their respective wedding anniversaries with photos and captions praising their wives. Rhett, who celebrated his eighth anniversary with his wife Lauren, poured out love for his partner on Instagram:   View this post on Instagram   Happy 8 year anniversary @laur_akins…Read more…

CMT Reveals Six Finalists for Video of the Year

CMT Reveals Six Finalists for Video of the Year

CMT Monday revealed the six finalists for Video of the Year at the upcoming 2020 CMT Music Awards, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. CT in Nashville. Voting has been underway for several weeks by fans, narrowing down the finalists from an initial 14 nominees. The finalists include: Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone” Keith Urban –…Read more…

Several Country Stars Share Eddie Van Halen Tributes

Several Country Stars Share Eddie Van Halen Tributes

The passing of legendary guitarist and Van Halen co-founder Eddie Van Halen Tuesday was felt by musicians across the world, including those in country music. Several country stars shared tributes following news of the famed musician’s death: Kenny Chesney I am devastated at the news of the passing of my friend Eddie Van Halen. He…Read more…

Morgan Wallen to Make ‘SNL’ Debut This Saturday

Morgan Wallen to Make ‘SNL’ Debut This Saturday

With Saturday Night Live’s 46th season debut in the rearview, the team behind the late-night comedy sketch show announced Morgan Wallen as a musical guest this Saturday (Oct. 10). The “Chasin’ You” singer will make his SNL debut with two performances set for the 90-minute program beginning at 10:30 p.m. and hosted by comedian Bill Burr.…Read more…