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“A Night for Austin” Benefit Concert to Feature Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Vince Gill, Bonnie Raitt & More

“A Night for Austin” Benefit Concert to Feature Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Vince Gill, Bonnie Raitt & More

Where there’s a Willie, there’s a way. Willie Nelson and wife Annie Nelson are teaming with Paul Simon and Edie Brickell to organize A Night for Austin, a fundraising event on June 10 at 8 p.m. CT to benefit the Austin Community Foundation. The two-hour, commercial-free, telethon-style fundraiser will benefit the Austin Community Foundation in…MORE

Ingrid Andress Is Introducing “The Stranger” to Country Radio [Listen]

Ingrid Andress Is Introducing “The Stranger” to Country Radio [Listen]

Ingrid Andress will follow up her debut No. 1 single, “More Hearts Than Mine,” with the release of “The Stranger.” Penned by Ingrid and Ryan Lafferty, “The Stranger” will impact country radio on June 6. The tune is one of eight tracks featured on Ingrid’s debut album, Lady Like, which dropped on March 27. “‘The…MORE

Brantley Gilbert Releases Hopeful New Single, “Hard Days” [Listen]

Brantley Gilbert Releases Hopeful New Single, “Hard Days” [Listen]

Brantley Gilbert announced the release of a brand-new single, “Hard Days,” which will impact country radio on June 15. Penned by Brantley, Jimi Bell, Brock Berryhill, Jay Brunswick and Logan Wall, “Hard Days” follows the release of “Fire’t Up” (No. 44) and “What Happens in a Small Town” (No. 1), both of which were featured…MORE

Watch Tim McGraw Perform “I Called Mama” on “Late Night”

Watch Tim McGraw Perform “I Called Mama” on “Late Night”

Tim McGraw performed his new single, “I Called Mama,” on Late Night With Seth Meyers on June 3. Penned by Lance Miller, Marv Green and Jimmy Yeary, “I Called Mama” is about the special connection mothers share with their children, especially when times are tough. “My mom worked hard,” said Tim, when the song was released…MORE

Jamie O’Neal Plans Upcoming Album With New Single, “The World Goes On” [Listen]

Jamie O’Neal Plans Upcoming Album With New Single, “The World Goes On” [Listen]

Jamie O’Neal is planning to release a new album, Now and Then, this fall. The upcoming album will feature six news songs, as well as new versions of songs from Jamie’s past catalog, including “There Is No Arizona” and “Somebody’s Hero.” Jamie topped the charts with back-to-back No. 1 hits “There Is No Arizona” and…MORE

Kip Moore Says New Album “Wild World” Is “Rowdy, Like an Old Analog Record”

Kip Moore Says New Album “Wild World” Is “Rowdy, Like an Old Analog Record”

Kip Moore released his fourth studio album, Wild World, on May 29. The 13-song offering features 12 songs that Kip co-wrote, including lead singe, “She’s Mine,” which is currently No. 26 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after 38 weeks. In addition, Kip co-produced the album with David Garcia, Luke Dick and Blair Daly on select…MORE

Carrie Underwood Is Planning to Release a Holiday Album Later This Year

Carrie Underwood Is Planning to Release a Holiday Album Later This Year

Carrie Underwood is planning to release a Christmas album later this year. Carrie shared the news during a virtual fan club party on June 3. Over the years, Carrie has released a number of holiday tracks, including “Do You Hear What I Hear,” “O Holy Night,” “The First Noel” and more, however, the upcoming record…MORE

Watch Miranda Lambert Perform “Bluebird” on “CMT Celebrates Our Heroes”

Watch Miranda Lambert Perform “Bluebird” on “CMT Celebrates Our Heroes”

Miranda Lambert performed her current single, “Bluebird,” on CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special on June 3. The two-hour special featured tributes and performances as a number of stars perform from their own homes. The show highlighted stories of unsung heroes who have done exceptional things for their communities during the…MORE

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Worthington BLOG: Racism is more common than you think

Worthington BLOG: Racism is more common than you think

  Racism is more common than you think 6/4/20   By: Rick Worthington I guess this is as good a time as any to admit, the #BLM rallies in Idaho and the rioting in other areas has me thinking more about racism than I have in years. Let us speak honestly. Racism exists, and it is…

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early

Worthington BLOG: Don’t Judge Me For Opening My Business Early 5/13/20 By Rick Worthington I’m not one to rebel or clash against the government. I believe in the rule of law, and abide by the law as best I can…for the most part. Yes, I’ve had a speeding ticket in my lifetime. I mean, I’ve…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4

  Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 4 By Rick Worthington 4/8/20 The Worthington family continues to practice social distancing, as we have for a month now! I think at this point, we are all going a little crazy, and I don’t just mean my family. I miss people I don’t normally miss! Anybody else? As…

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Quarantine Week 3

Worthington BLOG: Coronavirus Self Quarantine Week 3 By Rick Worthington 4/3/20 It’s no longer a “Self Quarantine!” Just to recap – my family and I began to “self quarantine” on March 13th. Today is April 3rd, and so much has happened in the last 3 weeks. I’ll start with some personal stuff. (also something I…

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