Maren Morris’s new album, Girl, has shattered the record for the largest streaming week ever for a country studio album by a woman, with 24 million streams in its first week. The album debuts this week at number four on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
New inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame were announced this morning in Nashville and Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens, and Jerry Bradley will be the next members to be officially inducted in October during a special ceremony.
Jordan Davis is set to make his debut appearance on ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday and he says appearing on GMA is the one thing that would convince his grandmother he’s a successful recording artist, even though he’s scored two number one songs and several awards nominations.
George Strait played his 30th performance at the at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Sunday night and set a new record for a concert event at NRG Stadium with 80,108 fans in attendance, besting his previous attendance record set in 2013 of 80,020.
Following the tragedy in New Zealand where 50 people were killed in a terror attack targeting two mosques in the city of Christchurch, several country stars including Tim McGraw, Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerina took to social media to express their sorrow.
Newly engaged Orangeville, California native Devin Dawson has just announced the “California Smoke” tour, which gets its name from lyrics in his current single “Dark Horse” and features stops in The Golden State only.
The first batch of performers has been announced for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards; the lineup includes Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Little Big Town, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, George Strait and the night's host Reba McEntire.