Country music superstar Blake Shelton championed his friends and heroes this year more than ever, from sharing singles to sharing stages – and he’s not done yet! The arena-selling, multi-media entertainer will hit the road once again for “Friends and Heroes 2020” beginning Thursday, February 13 in Portland, OR. The 16-date run will hit major cities throughout the Midwest and West Coast, including a stop at The Forum in Los Angeles. Joining him is very special guest Lauren Alaina as well as appearances by The Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins.
Billy Ray Cyrus is making room on the trophy shelf again as the BET Hip Hop Awards honors the Flatwoods, Kentucky singer-songwriter with Best Collaboration with Lil Nas X on the record shattering 19-week No. 1 "Old Town Road (remix, featuring Cyrus).
Billy Ray Cyrus, who was just announced as a two-time 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards nominee, will return to his legendary roots tonight when he performs his multi-platinum-selling legendary hit, “Some Gave All,” on NBC’s hit summer series “America’s Got Talent” with Voices of Service, a Northern Virginia quartet comprised of active and retired U.S. veterans. Cyrus will join Cher, Macklemore, Leona Lewis, Ozuna, Kygo, Lang Lang and Chris Jericho during the season 14 finale of “America’s Got Talent” a two-hour live telecast tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 18 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT).
SOLD OUT: Hometown Rising Attracts More than 70,000 for First-Ever Country Music & Bourbon Festival Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents
Hometown Rising, the first-ever Country Music & Bourbon Festival, produced by premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents, SOLD OUT all of its ticket packages with more than 70,000 in attendance to experience over 30 acts, including performances by Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Keith Urban and Lindsay Ell. With two side-by-side main stages, as well as an emerging artist stage, fans enjoyed non-stop entertainment coupled with one-of-a-kind food and beverage options with bourbon selections from nearly two dozen distilleries, a variety of culinary dishes inspired by Kentucky flavors, and onsite experiences from Jack Daniel’s, Kentucky Department Of Tourism (KDT), and many more.
Powerhouse vocal duo Presley Tucker and Spencer Bartoletti of Reverie Lane, whose new debut EP Women & Trains, dropped today, is “upbeat, sassy and a great deal of fun, featuring their soaring, honey-rich harmonies” (Digital Journal). Women & Trains is available on iTunes, Spotify and wherever music is sold. Reverie Lane is currently touring North America with music icon Tanya Tucker before they embark for 5 performances across Australia for C2C Australia and 7 shows in the UK.
Country outlaw Tanya Tucker has never performed a full headlining concert at the historic Ryman Auditorium, but that'll change January 12, 2020. The country icon, who recently appeared on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” and “TODAY” to promote her new album While I'm Livin’, will bring a set list of iconic hits, new songs and a few special guests for Tanya Tucker & Friends at the Ryman. Tickets, available here, go on sale to the public Friday, September 13.
Tanya Tucker’s celebrated new album While I’m Livin’, produced by Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings, debuted this week at No. 9 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, marking her 10th Top 10 album overall and the first Top 10 debut of her illustrious career. With overall activity nearing 10,000 units, the album also entered Billboard’s Current Country Albums chart at No. 2 and marks her first-ever No. 1 album on Nielsen’s Americana/Folk chart. Additionally, While I’m Livin’ scored impressive debuts overseas landing at No. 2 on the UK Country chart, No. 3 on the UK Americana chart and No. 3 on the Top Country Albums chart in Canada. The Fantasy Records release is the legendary country star’s first new material in 17 years.
Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Music Performance Times Announced For Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15 At Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center In Louisville
The schedule of music performances is now available for Hometown Rising, the first-ever Country Music & Bourbon Festival, debuting Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center, combining two of Louisville's cultural cornerstones -- great music and incredible bourbon.
Billy Ray Cyrus Comes Home with Two MTV VMA Moonmen, Wake Up to Learn He’s Nominated for Country Music Association Awards Musical Event of the Year
Billy Ray Cyrus is on a roll. After taking home two MTV VMAs for Song of the Year and Best Direction for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road (Remix, featuring Cyrus)," the global icon and singer/songwriter learned today he's nominated in the Musical Event of the Year category with Lil Nas X during the 53rd CMA Awards.
Tanya Tucker is releasing a video for “The House That Built Me” today—the powerful video features a wealth of family photos from throughout the years from Tucker’s personal collection. Watch/share here. “The House That Built Me” was made famous by Miranda Lambert, and is one of the well-chosen covers on Tucker’s critically acclaimed new album While I’m Livin’, out now on Fantasy Records. The New Yorker declares, “While I’m Livin’ might be the best record of Tucker’s career; it is certainly one of the albums of the year.”