Randy Travis’ Wife Petitioning to Block Singer’s 2012 Arrest Video

Mary Davis-Travis, wife of country superstar Randy Travis, has asked fans to sign a petition to halt the release of dash cam footage from the singer’s 2012 DWI arrest. The Texas Attorney General’s Office is looking to release the footage come this Friday, December 1st. Sheriff’s troopers that responded to the DWI incident back in 2012 claim that Travis was naked and lying in the roadway. Travis refused to take a blood or breath test for alcohol, and ultimately a search warrant demanded a test, and results came back that the singer had a .15 alcohol level.

Randy Travis’ Wife Asks Fans to Sign Petition Over Naked Arrest Video

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Chris Young Expands 2018 Losing Sleep Tour With New Dates

Chris Young will stretch his 2018 Losing Sleep World Tour into at least May. The country singer has added 12 dates in April and May 2018, with guests Kane Brown, Morgan Evans and Dee Jay Silver along for the ride.  Tickets and VIP packages for Young’s Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour go on sale to the public beginning on Dec. 8 at 10AM.

The insomnia continues: Chris Young extends his Losing Sleep World Tour

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Brett Eldredge Announces 2018 “The Long Way” Tour

Brett Eldredge announced he will embark on his first major headlining tour—dubbed The Long Way Tour—in 2018. The 11-date tour will kick off on April 5 in Garden City, Idaho, and make stops in Louisville, Kansas City, Boston and more before capping in New York City on May 5. Devin Dawson and Jillian Jacqueline will serve as openers on various dates. Tickets go on sale beginning Dec. 8.

Brett Eldredge Details Headlining 2018 The Long Way Tour

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Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker To Honor Glen Campbell In Televised Special

2017 saw the death of many music artists, and they’ll be remembered during a two-night television special on ABC. Country’s own Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker will take part in the series to honor the late Glen Campbell. The Year in Memoriam 2017 will air on Dec. 18 and will be followed by The Year: 2017 on Dec. 19. Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts will serve as host both nights.

Tom Petty, Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell to be saluted during ABC’s “The Year in Memoriam 2017” special next month

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Tim McGraw And Faith Hill Debut at #1 on Billboard Top Country Album Chart

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill celebrate the #1 debut of their first album together, “The Rest of Our Life.”  Amassing 104,000 in first-week consumption, the album tops Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and enters at #2 on the Billboard 200 all-genre album chart, both reflecting total traditional album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums compiled by Nielsen Music.  

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill’s “The Rest of Our Life” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart

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2018 Grammy Nominations: Chris Stapleton Leads Country Music Nominees

Chris Stapleton leads the country music Grammy nominees with a total of three nominations. The nominees were revealed Tuesday morning (Nov. 28). Stapleton’s nominations include nods for best country album, best country solo performance, and best country song.  Others nominated for best country album are Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Thomas Rhett.  Nominated for two Grammys each are Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert and Midland.

5 Big Surprises in Country Music’s 2018 Grammy Awards Nominations

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CMA Country Christmas 2017 Hosted By Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire took over as host of the CMA Country Christmas celebration this holiday season, which is now in its eighth year.  The annual show aired on Monday, with Reba joined by many special performers as well as a 25-piece orchestra. The event, taped at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, featured such country artists as Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young, among others.

Reba, Kelsea Ballerini Anchor ‘CMA Country Christmas’ Lineup

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Cole Swindell Releases Details Of His Headlining 2018 “Reason to Drink” Tour

Country star Cole Swindell has revealed that he will be hitting the road early next year for the Reason to Drink tour. The tour kicks off Feb. 15 in Allentown, PA, and will feature Chris Janson and Lauren Alaina as the opening acts. The announcement comes after Swindell previously revealed a short run of January tour dates for 2018.  

Cole Swindell Announces 2018 Reason to Drink Tour

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Luke Bryan Delivers Spoken Word Rendition of New Song

Luke Bryan recently shared a video on Facebook of his deadpan spoken word delivery of “Hooked On It.” The song, which will be featured on his sixth studio album, What Makes You Country, was co-written by Bryan, Dallas Davidson and David Lee Murphy. On the track, Bryan talks about all the things in life he was immediately hooked on — fishing, Alan Jackson’s “Chattahoochee” and a summer in the South.

Watch Luke Bryan Perform Dramatic Reading Of His New Song ‘Hooked On It’

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Tyler Hubbard Of Florida Georgia Line Has Surgery On Thanksgiving

Half of Florida Georgia Line is spending the holiday recovering from surgery.  Tyler Hubbard’s wife posted an Instagram photo of her husband lying in a hospital bed on Thanksgiving. Tyler opted to have back surgery during his downtime. Earlier that day, Tyler shared video footage from the hospital while he was still feeling a bit groggy.  

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard Has Thanksgiving Surgery

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