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Scotty McCreery’s “Amazing” Wife Helps Keep Things in Perspective: “When I Hear About What She Sees as a Nurse, You Realize What’s Important”

Scotty McCreery’s “Amazing” Wife Helps Keep Things in Perspective: “When I Hear About What She Sees as a Nurse, You Realize What’s Important”

Scotty McCreery is trying to score his third consecutive No. 1 single with “In Between,” which is currently No. 22 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after 45 weeks. Penned by Scotty, Frank Rogers, Jessi Alexander and Jonathan Singleton, “In Between” follows previous No. 1 singles “Five More Minutes” and “This Is It.” All three songs…

Carrie Underwood Moved to Tears During Surprise Presentation as “Cry Pretty” Certified Platinum

Carrie Underwood Moved to Tears During Surprise Presentation as “Cry Pretty” Certified Platinum

Carrie Underwood was moved to tears during a surprise presentation as her 2018 album, Cry Pretty, was certified Platinum by the RIAA. UMG Nashville CEO Mike Dungan and president Cindy Mabe surprised Carrie with a plaque commemorating her album’s new platinum designation—which represents 1 million units—during her artist interview at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville…

Maddie & Tae’s Taylor Dye and Josh Kerr Get Married

Maddie & Tae’s Taylor Dye and Josh Kerr Get Married

After getting engaged in September 2019, Maddie & Tae’s Taylor Dye and hit songwriter Josh Kerr tied the knot on Feb. 21 in Nashville. Tae revealed the news via Instagram, stating, in part: “my person for life ❤️ I am madly in love with you @joshkerrmusic // 2.21.20” and “Friday was a dream. I can’t believe…

Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney and Wife Hannah Welcome 2nd Child

Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney and Wife Hannah Welcome 2nd Child

Congratulations to Dan+Shay’s Shay Mooney and wife Hannah on the arrival of their second child. Ames Alexander Mooney was born on Feb. 21. Ames joins older brother Asher James, 3, in the Mooney household. Shay posted a series of photos of Ames Alexander on his Instagram account, with the caption: “Ames Alexander, welcome to the…

Sam Hunt Debuts New Song, “2016,” at Country Radio Seminar [Listen]

Sam Hunt Debuts New Song, “2016,” at Country Radio Seminar [Listen]

Universal Music Group held its 11th annual Team UMG at the Ryman event on Feb. 20 as part of Country Radio Seminar 2020. This event showcased UMG Nashville’s incredible roster, including Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Jon Pardi, Little Big Town, Brandon Lay, Caylee Hammack, Adam Hambrick, Kylie Morgan, Parker McCollum and…

Amazon Music Chronicles Kane Brown’s Rise in New Mini-Documentary, “Velocity” [Watch]

Amazon Music Chronicles Kane Brown’s Rise in New Mini-Documentary, “Velocity” [Watch]

Amazon Music chronicles the rise of Kane Brown in a new 16-minute documentary, Velocity, which was released on Feb. 20. Velocity documents Kane’s early days growing up in Georgia, personal moments like getting a tattoo of his daughter’s name, and his sold-out performance at the Staples Center in January. The new clip features commentary from…

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