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Brett Eldredge Plays Peoria On Father’s Day With His Dad In The Building

At Tailgates N’ Tallboys in Peoria, IL, they throw down. I was invited last year to go and the festival never disappoints. This past weekend was no exception, even on Father’s Day when Brett Eldredge took the stage in front of thousands of fans he had dad with him all while celebrating his latest number…

Brantley Gilbert Releases New Song ‘Man That Hung The Moon’

It was just in time for Father’s Day, the release of Brantley Gilbert’s new song called “The Man That Hung The Moon”. In his new record he talks about being a dad, offering a personal message to his son, singing, “You’re gonna think I hung the moon/you’re gonna think I made the sky/that the sun…

LISTEN: Sam Hunt Says His Father Taught Him Morals And How To Be A Man

I can relate to this. Father’s Day is Sunday and most of us will be celebrating our dads and all that they instilled in us. Sam Hunt is no different. He recalls his father teaching him early the difference from right and wrong and what it is to be a man, saying, “I’m obviously biased…

Cole Swindell To Release Live Version Of ‘Dad’s Old Number’

With so many of us celebrating Father’s Day over the weekend this was a nice touch of news from Nashville star Cole Swindell. His song “Dad’s Old Number” was inspired by his father William’s tragic death in 2013, and now it seems we’ll be getting a live version of the song soon, which was recorded…

Granger Smith’s ‘Yee Yee Apparel’ T-Shirt Honors His Son River

Last Thursday, one of the worst possible things happened to Nashville star Granger Smith and his wife Amber. The world received the news that they had lost their three-year-old son, River Kelly, after a drowning accident at home. On an Instagram post, he wrote, “I have to deliver unthinkable news. We’ve lost our youngest son. Following a…

LISTEN: Thomas Rhett Talks How Much He’s Grown Since Becoming A Dad

With Fathers Day coming up on Sunday, it’d be easy to imagine a lot of recent or first time dads reflecting on their journey. That’s certainly the case for country superstar Thomas Rhett and recently he talked about how much his life has changed since becoming a dad, mostly the growing process. “I never thought…

Carrie Underwood Calls Upon Joan Jett During CMA Fest Performance

Highlight after highlight. That’s probably the best way to describe CMA Fest in Nashville over the weekend. One of those highlights was an unforgettable moment when Carrie Underwood and rocker Joan Jett both jumped on stage together to perform “Bad Reputation”. Check it out here and let us know what you think of the performance…

LISTEN: Carly Pearce Thinks Back To The Days She Waited To See Stars At CMA Fest

It would be hours that Carly Pearce waited in line just to get a glimpse and possible word in with her favorite artists at CMA Fest not long ago. She’s always wanted to be a country music star, even as a little girl. Now that she has the spotlight, she’s keeping that in mind for…

WATCH: Luke Combs Covers Allman Brothers Hit ‘Ramblin’ Man’

I’m a massive fan of The Tonight Show‘s “Cover Room”. I’m also a fan of Luke Combs. So when we heard he was featured in the digital-only series where artists perform a cover of one of their favorite songs, we knew it was going to be classic. He chose to cover the Allman Brothers Band…

Brett Young Releases Official Video For ‘Catch’

Nashville star Brett Young takes us back to his playing days at the University of Mississippi in his new video for “Catch”. If you remember hearing that he was pretty good at baseball, you’d be remembering correctly. In the video it shows the beginning of his relationship with his wife his Taylor and goes through…