Dell News (Music – Country)

Cobb takes ACM honor

Cobb takes ACM honor

Dave Cobb, producer of Chris Stapleton, received the Academy of Country Music for Producer of the Year, it was announce today. The ACM announced winners in musician and industry honors. Winners were: ... Continue Reading
Prine, Hiatt lead AmericanaFest performers

Prine, Hiatt lead AmericanaFest performers

The AmericanaFest announced about 100 new performers were joining the line-up for the September event in Nashville including John Prine and friends, Nicki Bluhm, John Hiatt, I'm With Her and The Milk ... Continue Reading
Warner signs Johnson

Warner signs Johnson

Texas country singer Cody Johnson has signed a deal with Warner Nashville. The Sebastapol, Texas native veers towards the more traditional side. He released his most recent album, "Gotta Be Me" in 201 ... Continue Reading
Brooks goes

Brooks goes "All Day Long"

Garth Brooks released a surprise new single today, "All Day Long," from a forthcoming album slated for 2019. Brooks, who helped write the song said to be a honky tonker, also plans "an imminent tour," ... Continue Reading
Jennings releases new song

Jennings releases new song

Shooter Jennings released a new song today from a forthcoming album, his first for Dave Cobb's Low Country Sound/Elektra Records label. "Rhinestone Eyes" was the second song released from his upcomi ... Continue Reading
Bentley third on Billboard chart

Bentley third on Billboard chart

Dierks Bentley will have the number one country disc in the U.S. when the Billboard charts are out on Tuesday with "The Mountain." Bentley also was third on the overall chart. Bentley was third with 1 ... Continue Reading
Dan + Shay are

Dan + Shay are "Keeping Score" with Clarkson

Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) and Kelly Clarkson are "Keeping Score" on a brand new song and video out today. The track is the fifth new track released from the duo's forthcoming eponymous a ... Continue Reading
Flatt Lonesome signs with Rounder

Flatt Lonesome signs with Rounder

IBMA Vocal Group of the Year Flatt Lonesome has a new home. The bluegrass sextet announced via social media today that it had signed with Rounder Records. "Well friends, one of our biggest dreams has ... Continue Reading
The Stray Birds

The Stray Birds "Let It Pass"

The Strays Birds are back with "Let It Pass" on Sept. 7 on Yep Roc Records., The release came after the tro was at a self-described crossroads career-wise since the release of 2016's "Magic Fire." Dur ... Continue Reading
Presley drummer D.J. Fontana passes away

Presley drummer D.J. Fontana passes away

D.J. Fontana, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer who played on more than 460 Elvis Presley recordings, passed away on Thursday at 87 in Nashville. Fontana started playing for Presley in October 1954 ... Continue Reading
Chesney reveals songs, jacket for new CD

Chesney reveals songs, jacket for new CD

Kenny Chesney revealed the songs and cover for his forthcoming CD, "Songs for the Saints," out in late July. The disc features help from Jimmy Buffett, Ziggy Marley and Mindy Smith. The cover depicts ... Continue Reading
Final Owens Capitol recording finally sees light of day - four decades later

Final Owens Capitol recording finally sees light of day - four decades later

More than four decades after it was recorded, Buck Owens' final CD will see the light of day this summer. Omnivore Recordings, in conjunction with Owens' estate, will release "Country Singer's Prayer, ... Continue Reading
Combs debuts in first

Combs debuts in first

Luke Combs debuted in fourth on the Billboard Top 200 chart and was first on the Top Country Albums chart with "This One's For You," which was out in a deluxe format with five new songs. He also made ... Continue Reading
Price, Staples play AmericanaFest

Price, Staples play AmericanaFest

AmericanaFest New York will feature Margo Price, Mavis Staples and Joe Henry, the Americana Music Association announced today. Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real also will play at the free fest, comin ... Continue Reading
CMA Fest stats are in

CMA Fest stats are in

The stats are in on the 47th annual CMA Fest with almost half of the festival goers from the U.S. there for the first time. Fans came from all 50 states and 36 international countries. Millennials mad ... Continue Reading
Closing day of CMA Fest yields surprises

Closing day of CMA Fest yields surprises

The fourth and final day of the CMA Fest in Nashville included surprise appearances by Randy Travis and Dwight Yoakam at Nissan Stadium. Luke Bryan closed out the stadium show going past midnight. Aft ... Continue Reading
Combs to top Billboard chart

Combs to top Billboard chart

Luke Combs will have the biggest selling country CD when the Billboard charts are out on Tuesday. "This One's for You" jumped from 39 to 4 because of its reissue as a deluxe version with five new song ... Continue Reading
Isbell goes live with new set

Isbell goes live with new set

Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit go the live route with their next CD as "Live from the Ryman" drops Oct. 19 on Isbell's Southeastern Records. The release was primarily recorded during the group's six so ... Continue Reading
CMA Music Fest kicks off

CMA Music Fest kicks off

The opening day of the 47th annual Country Music Fest kicked off on Thursday with more than 100 performances on 11 stages throughout downtown Nashville. Performers included CMA reigning New Artist of ... Continue Reading
Bentley, Sugarland release new CDs

Bentley, Sugarland release new CDs

Dierks Bentley and Sugarland top the list of releases out today. Bentley headed to Colorado to record his disc, "The Mountain," specifically Telluride where he has played its bluegrass festival. The l ... Continue Reading

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