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Ryan Hurd Shows Off His Skating Skills With Wife Maren Morris in ‘Pass It On’ Video

Ryan Hurd takes us to the roller rink in the music video for his song "Pass It On." The good vibes song is the first track off his debut album, Pelago. The video opens with Hurd walking into a fairly empty roller skating rink. His happy demeanor causes a few people to scratch their heads as he smiles and greets everyone who crosses his path. As the song progresses and Hurd's joy becomes infectious, we see more people joining the fun.
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Fans of The Voice on NBC have had to wait an extra long time for the start of Season 22. The wait is nearly over. Season 22 of The Voice will start on Sept. 19. The longtime hit singing reality show for the peacock network will take back its Monday night time slot when it begins again after taking the spring season off. Blake Shelton — the only coach to appear for all 21 season of The Voice — is returning. His wife Gwen Stefani will also be a coach, as will Camila Cabello and John Legend. Carson Daly will also return to host for a 22nd season.
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Lady A Detail Fan-Focused Request Line Tour: ‘It’s Legitimate’

Lady A are currently prepping for their one-of-a-kind Request Line Tour, but rather than stressing over the setlist, they're leaving that task up to their fans. The Request Line Tour (buy tickets here) will be comprised of just that: requests. "We just want to involve the fans," Charles Kelley says....
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Fancy Hagood Enlists Kacey Musgraves for New Song ‘Blue Dream Baby’ [Listen]

Fancy Hagood, who is known for his self-described brand of "queer Southern pop," has teamed up with country veteran Kacey Musgraves for a new song called "Blue Dream Baby." Released in honor of International Pride Day and co-written by Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild along with Alysa Vanderheym, the song opens with disco-flavored beats and rhythmic acoustic guitar as Hagood dives into the tune.
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Top 10 Old Crow Medicine Show Songs

Like the tales of all good troubadours, the story of Old Crow Medicine Show starts with a lot of street-corner busking and a little bit of chance. The old-time influenced band formed in 1998. After assembling what would turn out to be a revolving cast of musicians in Ithaca, N.Y., the band set off for Canada, busking its way from one side of the continent to the other -- and back again.
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How Kenny Chesney’s ‘Everyone She Knows’ Echoes the Spirit of Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’

The following is a personal essay from The Boot contributor Natalli Amato. Since Kenny Chesney released his latest radio single “Everyone She Knows” in February, the song has spent seventeen weeks (and counting) on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. It's an impressive, albeit not very surprising accomplishment for a man who has taken 60 hit tracks into the Top 10 on that very same chart.
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Brett Eldredge Brings High-Spirited ‘Songs About You’ to ‘GMA’

Brett Eldredge brought some fun to ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday (June 28) by performing "Songs About You," his latest single and the title track of his new album. Although uptempo, the song details the arduous process of trying to get over a past relationship. As Eldredge sings, when the tune's character starts moving on, a song reminds him of his ex-love and the memories come rushing back. The song's production contrasts with the bittersweet story, however, offering upbeat, jazzy instrumentation.
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Ashley McBryde to Miss Upcoming Shows for Personal Reasons

Ashley McBryde is taking some time off the road. The singer's team issued a statement on her Facebook page, explaining that she will not be performing the next few weeks, but she's looking forward to being back in front of her fans sooner rather than later. "For personal reasons, Ashley...
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Valerie June Covers Gillian Welch, Bob Dylan and More on Upcoming EP

Accomplished singer-songwriter Valerie June's latest project will shine a new light on some of her favorite tracks from other iconic artists. June's upcoming EP, Under Cover, is set for release on Aug. 26 via Fantasy Records. The eight-track project features an eclectic mix of songs hand-selected by the Tennessee native. Listeners will hear June's versions of Gillian Welch's "Look at Miss Ohio," Bob Dylan's "Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You" and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' "Into My Arms."
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Charlie Daniels’ Grave Vandalized

Charlie Daniels' friends and family are upset about separate acts of vandalism and theft at the late country singer's gravesite. Daniels — who died two years ago next Wednesday (July 6) — is buried at a cemetery near his former home in Mount Juliet, Tenn. A social media...
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Bailey Zimmerman’s ‘Rock and a Hard Place’ Video Is Heartbreaking [Watch]

Fast-rising country newcomer Bailey Zimmerman has just unveiled an emotional and all-too-relatable music video for his latest song, "Rock and a Hard Place." The heart-racing visual vividly depicts what happens when a couple is on the verge of a breakup. Zimmerman, who acts as the fictional protagonist, is still in love with his wife, but unfortunately, her heart’s moved on to another guy. He’s both confused and torn apart because he thought they were committed to a lifelong future together.
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