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Keith Urban’s “Ripcord” Tops Charts In Three Countries

Posted On May 17, 2016

Keith Urban is back on top with his new album. "Ripcord" debuted at Number One in three countries; the United States, Canada and Australia.  This is the second consecutive time that Urban has achieved the historic milestone, accomplished by no other male country artist. Urban says, "The 15 months that I spent working on this…

Dierks Bentley Fans Get Album Preview On “Black” Bus

Posted On May 17, 2016

Dierks Bentley is giving his diehard fans the opportunity to hear his "Black" album before it's officially released on May 27th. At a handful of concerts there will be a special listening bus, dubbed the "Black" bus.  It's open to fans who are "Black Card" members. Bentley says, "We're bringing out a 'Black' bus for…

Lineup Revealed For Willie Nelson’s Fourth Of July Picnic

Posted On May 17, 2016

The lineup for Willie Nelson's storied Fourth of July Picnic includes some of the biggest and best names in country music. There will be performances by Nelson and his Family Band, longtime friend Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson with Alison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Brantley Gilbert, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Cody Johnson, Asleep at the Wheel, David…

Stapleton Video For “Fire Away” Takes On Hard Subject

Posted On May 17, 2016

Chris Stapleton says the storyline for the video to "Fire Away" is something he hopes will help make the world a better place. After Stapleton's record label asked him about doing a video, he came up with the idea to do something that would help bring mental health awareness to the forefront. In the video…

Bentley Says Wife Fine With Album Named After Her

Posted On May 17, 2016

Dierks Bentley says his wife Cassidy is fine with his new album, "Black," being titled after her maiden name. "I think she's adjusted to this well. She's invested 100 percent," Bentley says. Bentley's upcoming album, "Black," is his wife's maiden name, and the singer says Cassidy has no problem with that. He admits it will…