Category Archives: NCD News

Dan + Shay to Perform at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Dan + Shay to Perform at 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Dan + Shay will perform “Speechless” at the Billboard Music Awards on May 1. The duo picked up seven Billboard nominations, including all-genre nods in the Top Duo/Group category and Chart Achievement. Additional artists who are slated to perform include Madonna with Maluma, the Jonas Brothers, Kelly Clarkson, Khalid, Sam Smith with Normani, Panic! at…MORE

Jason Aldean Says Winning ACM Artist of the Decade “Came Out of Left Field”

Jason Aldean Says Winning ACM Artist of the Decade “Came Out of Left Field”

Earlier this month, Jason Aldean joined a select group of country artists who have been named ACM Artist of the Decade. Jason, who is a three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year and 14-time ACM Award winner, is now in the company of past winners Marty Robbins (1969), Loretta Lynn (1979), Alabama (1988), Garth Brooks (1998)…MORE

Robert Earl Keen to Launch New Americana Podcast, “The 51st State”

Robert Earl Keen to Launch New Americana Podcast, “The 51st State”

Over the course of his 30-year career and countless number of performances, singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen has grown accustomed to standing onstage behind the mic. On April 30, Robert Earl will finally get to sit behind the mic as the host of the new project, Americana Podcast: The 51st State. The new podcast is dedicated…MORE

Chris Janson to Host Westwood One’s Memorial Day Weekend Special

Chris Janson to Host Westwood One’s Memorial Day Weekend Special

With fun-in-the-sun tunes like “Good Vibes,” “Fix a Drink” and “Buy Me a Boat,” it’s no secret Chris Janson loves the summertime. To help usher in the unofficial start to the summer season over Memorial Day weekend (May 25–27), Chris will team with Westwood One to host a four-hour Summer Kick Off special. The four-hour…MORE

Toby Keith Announces “That’s Country Bro! Tour”

Toby Keith Announces “That’s Country Bro! Tour”

Toby Keith will hit the road for more than 25 dates this summer and fall on his That’s Country Bro! Tour. The tour, which makes stops in Atlantic City, Memphis, Pittsburgh and more, takes its name from a song Toby will release on May 3. More dates will be announced soon. Toby will hit the…MORE

Listen to Carrie Underwood’s Sunny New Single, “Southbound”

Listen to Carrie Underwood’s Sunny New Single, “Southbound”

Carrie Underwood released her upbeat new single, “Southbound,” to country radio. Carrie debuted the song during her performance at the ACM Awards earlier this month. Penned by Carrie, David Garcia and Josh Miller, “Southbound” follows the release of Top 20 hit, “Love Wins,” from Carrie’s 2018 album, Cry Pretty. Listen to “Southbound” below. photo by…MORE

Listen to Michael Ray’s New Breakup Ballad, “Her World or Mine”

Listen to Michael Ray’s New Breakup Ballad, “Her World or Mine”

Michael Ray will ship his new single, “Her World or Mine,” to country radio on May 13. Penned by Brett Beavers, Jamie Paulin and Travis Denning, “Her World or Mine” is featured on Michael’s 2018 album, Amos. The tune follows Michael’s recent No. 1 single, “One That Got Away,” which topped the Mediabase chart earlier…MORE

Watch Lanco’s Redemptive New Video for “Rival”

Watch Lanco’s Redemptive New Video for “Rival”

The guys from Lanco—Brandon Lancaster, Chandler Baldwin, Jared Hampton, Tripp Howell and Eric Steedly—dropped a new video for “Rival,” the lead single from the band’s upcoming sophomore album. Directed by Peter Zavadil and filmed in Nashville, the new video features a diverse crowd of folks who share their personal hardships with each other in an…MORE