Maddie & Tae’s Sophomore Album Will Be a Concept Album

Maddie & Tae fans have been waiting on the pair’s sophomore album, and backstage at the 2018 ACM Awards, Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye offered some details on the project. After moving to Mercury Nashville in 2017, Marlow and Dye say they have a new single dropping at the end of April, and that fans can look forward to their upcoming release being a ... Read More »

Devin Dawson Takes Ed Sheeran’s Advice to Heart

Interacting With Fans   Liv Stecker   Liz Mantel   Clay Moden Country up-and-comer Devin Dawson is getting used to more and more people knowing his name and face — which means more and more people stopping him to say hello and ask for a picture. Backstage at the 2018 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, Nev., the singer explained that, when it ... Read More »

Luke Combs Actually Stopped Listening to Country for a While

Luke Combs might be the quintessential rising country star now, but he wasn’t always a country boy through and through. Backstage at the 2018 ACM Awards, the singer admitted that there were a few years where he stopped listening to country music — though not really through any fault of his own. “I’ve been singing, man, ever since I could talk,” Combs ... Read More »

Jordan Davis Takes “Singles You Up” to No. 1 on the Country Charts

  After a 43-week run, Jordan Davis’ “Singles You Up” reached No.1 on both Billboard’s Country Airplay chart and the Mediabase chart. “From the bottom of my heart, I’m so grateful to the fans, country radio and everyone who helped make ‘Singles You Up’ the number one song in the country,” said Jordan via Twitter. “Thank you for making this ... Read More »

2018 ACM Awards Win Big in the Ratings + More

More than 12 million viewers viewers tuned in to the 2018 ACM Awards telecast on Sunday night (April 15). CBS’ three-hour broadcast of the annual awards show earned a 2.1 rating (a 7 share) in the 18-49 viewership age bracket, Zap2It reports. By comparison, the 2017 ACMs broadcast earned a 2.1 share of viewers ages 18-49, but only 10.91 million ... Read More »

Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton Among Big 2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominees

Sam Hunt and Chris Stapleton are among the most-nominated artists at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Billboard announced the awards show’s nominees on Tuesday morning (April 17). Both Hunt and Stapleton received five 2018 BBMAs nods. In addition to being nominated in the categories of Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist and Top Country Album, Stapleton is nominated in the all-genre ... Read More »