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Lineup & Set List Revealed for “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special on Nov. 30

Lineup & Set List Revealed for “CMA Country Christmas” TV Special on Nov. 30

Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren Akins will co-host the 11th annual CMA Country Christmas TV special. The show, which was recorded in September without an audience, will air on ABC on Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. CT. This year’s lineup features Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay, Gabby Barrett, Lady A, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line,…MORE

Trace Adkins, Matt Stell & More to Perform on the Opry on Nov. 28

Trace Adkins, Matt Stell & More to Perform on the Opry on Nov. 28

The Grand Ole Opry will tally its 4,952nd consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Nov. 28 with a showcase featuring Trace Adkins, Matt Stell, John Conlee, Dusty Slay, Charlie McCoy and more. A one-hour portion of the show will air live on Circle Television at 8 p.m. CT. The show will also stream live on Circle’s…MORE

Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton, Maren Morris & Kane Brown Win American Music Awards

Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton, Maren Morris & Kane Brown Win American Music Awards

The 2020 American Music Awards aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC on Nov. 22. The show honored artists in multiple musical genres, including country, pop, alternative, rap and more. On the country music front, Dan + Shay took home three AMAs, including Favorite Duo/Group – Country, Favorite Song – Country…MORE

The Winners: 2020 American Music Awards

The Winners: 2020 American Music Awards

The 2020 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. CT. The show honors artists in multiple musical genres, including country, pop, alternative, rap and more. On the country music front, Dan + Shay (3), Maren Morris (2), Morgan Wallen (2), Blake…MORE

Jon Pardi and Summer Duncan Get Married

Jon Pardi and Summer Duncan Get Married

Jon Pardi and Summer Duncan got married at Saddle Woods Farm in Murfreesboro, Tenn., (35 miles southeast of Nashville) on Nov. 21, according to People. The couple had planned to tie the knot in Montana in May, before the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to alter their plans. Jon and Summer got engaged at Nashville’s Ryman…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood & John Legend’s Majestic New Video for “Hallelujah”

Watch Carrie Underwood & John Legend’s Majestic New Video for “Hallelujah”

Carrie Underwood released her first-ever Christmas album, My Gift, on Sept. 25. The 11-song album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, features a combination of beloved traditional favorites, such as “Silent Night” and “Away in the Manger,” as well as original material, including “Sweet Baby Jesus” and “Let There…MORE

Dolly Parton Announces Holiday TV Special on CBS on Dec. 6

Dolly Parton Announces Holiday TV Special on CBS on Dec. 6

Dolly Parton will star in a new holiday TV special, A Holly Dolly Christmas, on CBS on Dec. 6. According to the press release, Dolly will perform “faith-filled hymns and light-hearted holiday classics” while “sharing personal Christmas stories and faith-based recollections of the season.” The one-hour TV special takes its name from Dolly’s new holiday…MORE

Blake Shelton Wins People’s Choice Award for Country Artist of 2020

Blake Shelton Wins People’s Choice Award for Country Artist of 2020

The winners of the 2020 People’s Choice Awards—voted on by we the people—were announced on Nov. 15. On the country music front, Blake Shelton bested Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and more for Country Artist of 2020. “Y’ALL did this and this is for Y’ALL.. The best fans out there! Honored to be @peopleschoice…MORE

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