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Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced the nominees for its Class of 2019. This year’s nominees include eight songwriters and four songwriter/artists: Songwriter Shawn Camp Ed Hill Marcus Hummon Archie Jordan Kostas Rivers Rutherford Ronnie Rogers Jerry Salley Songwriter/Artist Toby Keith Brad Paisley Eddy Raven Dwight Yoakam Two songwriters and one songwriter/artist, elected by…MORE

Listen to Cody Johnson’s New Motown-Inspired Single, “Nothin’ On You”

Listen to Cody Johnson’s New Motown-Inspired Single, “Nothin’ On You”

After scoring his most successful single on the country charts with “On My Way to You” (No. 11), Cody Johnson will ship “Nothin’ On You” to country radio on July 22. Penned by Barrett Baber and Trent Willmon, the new tune is featured on Cody’s 2019 album, Ain’t Nothin’ to It, which debuted at No.…MORE

Thomas Rhett Scores 13th No. 1 Single With “Look What God Gave Her”

Thomas Rhett Scores 13th No. 1 Single With “Look What God Gave Her”

One week after his new album, Center Point Road, debuted at No. 1 on both the all-genre Billboard 200 chart and Billboard Top Country Albums chart, Thomas Rhett has scored his 13th No. 1 single with “Look What God Gave Her,” which is No. 1 on both the Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart.…MORE

Kane Brown Teams With Marshmello for New Single, “One Thing Right” [Listen]

Kane Brown Teams With Marshmello for New Single, “One Thing Right” [Listen]

Kane Brown joined forces with electronic music producer/DJ Marshmello for a new single, “One Thing Right.” Penned by Kane, Marshmello, Jesse Frasure, Josh Hoge and Matthew McGinn, “One Thing Right” is Marshmello’s first collaboration with a country artist. The tune was initially slated for Kane’s 2018 sophomore album, Experiment, but Kane decided to send it…MORE

Singer Sues Carrie Underwood, NBC & NFL Over “Game On” Copyright Infringement

Singer Sues Carrie Underwood, NBC & NFL Over “Game On” Copyright Infringement

Singer/songwriter Heidi Merrill filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Carrie Underwood, NBC and the NFL over “Game On,” the 2018 theme song to Sunday Night Football. According to the lawsuit, Heidi claims that her song, “Game On,” which she penned with three others in 2016, recorded and posted to YouTube in 2017, is “substantially—even strikingly—similar,…MORE