Category Archives: NCD News

Blake Shelton Says His Creative Mom Has “Taken Her Artwork to the Next Level” With “Chickens, the Animal That Poops Breakfast”

Blake Shelton Says His Creative Mom Has “Taken Her Artwork to the Next Level” With “Chickens, the Animal That Poops Breakfast”

Where does Blake Shelton get his capacity for creativity? For the biological answer, start with his mother, Dorothy Shackleford. Dorothy is the co-owner of Junk Stars, a store in downtown Tishomingo, Okla., where she creates unique artwork—including pet portraits—jewelry, decor items and plenty of Blake-inspired mementos. As Blake told Kix Brooks in an interview on…MORE

Luke Combs to Drop New 5-Song EP, “The Prequel,” on June 7

Luke Combs to Drop New 5-Song EP, “The Prequel,” on June 7

Luke Combs will release a new five-song EP, The Prequel, on June 7. Buoyed by the album’s lead single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” which is currently No. 15 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after two weeks, The Prequel features four additional songs that Luke co-wrote, inclduing “Refrigerator Door,” “Even Though I’m Leaving,” “Lovin’…MORE

Listen to Brett Young’s Catchy New Single, “Catch”

Listen to Brett Young’s Catchy New Single, “Catch”

Brett Young will try to score his sixth consecutive No. 1 single with the release of “Catch” on June 3. The new tune, which was co-penned by Brett, Ashley Gorley and Ross Copperman, will be the second single released from Brett’s 2018 sophomore album, Ticket to L.A. “‘Catch’ is a song that I wrote with…MORE

Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Colorful New Kacey Musgraves Exhibit

Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Colorful New Kacey Musgraves Exhibit

Kacey Musgraves will be the subject of a new exhibit at the the Country Music Hall of Fame titled Kacey Musgraves: All of the Colors. Opening on July 2 and running through June 7, 2020, the new exhibit will explore the musical and personal journey of the six-time Grammy winner, from her upbringing in Texas…MORE

Eli Young Band Scores First No. 1 Single in More Than 5 Years With “Love Ain’t”

Eli Young Band Scores First No. 1 Single in More Than 5 Years With “Love Ain’t”

Eli Young Band scored its fourth No. 1 single as “Love Ain’t” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. The emotionally charged tune, which was penned by Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley, and Shane McAnally, is the band’s first No. 1 single since “Drunk Last Night” topped…MORE

Garth Brooks Performs for 75,000 Fans in Biggest Ticketed Show in Pittsburgh History

Garth Brooks Performs for 75,000 Fans in Biggest Ticketed Show in Pittsburgh History

Garth Brooks continues to achieve feats of Garthonian proportion with his current Stadium Tour. On May 18, Garth performed in front of more than 75,000 fans at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, making it the biggest ticketed show in the history of the Steel City, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The previous record was set during the…MORE

3 Nashville Sites Sweep ACM Awards in “Venue of the Year” Category

3 Nashville Sites Sweep ACM Awards in “Venue of the Year” Category

If the Academy of Country Music’s Industry Awards are any indication, Nashville is living up to its Music City moniker. The Academy revealed the winners of the ACM Industry and Studio Recording Awards on May 20, and Nashville sites swept the three Venue of the Year categories: Ryman Auditorium (small capacity), Ascend Amphitheater (medium capacity)…MORE

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Worthington BLOG: Doorbell Ditch Karma

Worthington BLOG: Doorbell Ditch Karma

Blog: Doorbell Ditch Karma by Rick Worthington   Forgive me, please. You see, I was a good kid for the most part, but I did doorbell ditch houses for fun a few times. Not many times, but I did it. Not familiar with the art of the Doorbell Ditch? It works like this… Step 1:…

Friday Night Lights for Boise State

Friday Night Lights for Boise State

  Friday Night Lights for Boise State Blog By: Rick Worthington   The latest TV schedule for the Mountain West has been announced, and once again this year, Boise State will have a prominent position on Friday night. The Broncos’ home games against both Marshall (Friday, Sept. 6) and Air Force (Friday, Sept. 20) will…

Worthington BLOG: Should I Leave the Republican Party?

Worthington BLOG: Should I Leave the Republican Party?

Worthington BLOG: Should I Leave the Republican Party? Rick Worthington 4/3/19   I look at the “old republican guard” and it’s refusal to modernize and catch up with the rest of the country. I find new blood and new ideas are badly needed. I support government that it is accountable to the people and does…

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