Category Archives: NCD News

56th CMA Music Video Of The Year Award Winner – “‘Til You Can’t”

Congrats to Cody Johnson as his music video for “‘Til You Can’t” is now a CMA Award winner! Before the 56th CMA Awards broadcast airs tonight, Wednesday November 9th, the category winner was announced on Good Morning America. Tune into ABC to see the other trophies handed out this evening, starting 8/7c. Headline Photo Credit:…MORE

Jeff Cook of ALABAMA Passes at Age 73

Jeff Cook, founding member and legendary guitarist of the supergroup ALABAMA, has died. Cook, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame,  Musicians Hall of Fame, Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Gibson’s Guitarist of the Year, passed away peacefully yesterday, November 7, with his family and close friends by his side at his beach home…MORE

Scotty McCreery and Wife, Gabi, Welcome Their Son, Merrick Avery McCreery

Congrats to Scotty McCreery and his wife Gabi as the happy couple welcomes their first son, Merrick Avery McCreery into the world. Arriving 11 days before his due date, Merrick Avery was born on October 24th 2022 at 7 lbs 13 oz. Scotty shared, “Never known a love like this. Thank yall for all of…MORE

Kenny Chesney Honored with a Doctorate from His Alma Mater

This past weekend Kenny Chesney went back to college! The country superstar returned to East Tennessee State University to honor the man who taught him how to play guitar in college, Dr. Jack Tottle. Dr. Tottle founded the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Roots Music Studies Program, which is internationally acclaimed and has graduated GRAMMY, International Bluegrass…MORE

Ashley McBryde – A Grand Ole Invite

During an appearance on CBS Mornings late last week with hosts Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil and Nate Burleson to promote her new album Lindeville, Ashley McBryde got the surprise of a lifetime from Garth Brooks. Visibly emotional, Ashley answered Garth’s invite to become the latest member of the Grand Ole Opry with “It would be the great joy and the great honor of my life.” Ashley added, “There’s Grammys and…MORE

Country Music Icon Loretta Lynn Passes at Age 90

The world of country music mourns the passing of a legend – Loretta Lynn. The country superstar passed peacefully, at the age of 90, in her sleep early this morning, Tuesday, October 4, at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Over the course of her 60-year career, the famous native of Butcher Hollow, Ky. amassed…MORE

Darius Rucker Set to Release New Song Featuring Chapel Hart

Darius Rucker appeared on America’s Got Talent to perform Bonnie Raitt‘s classic “Something To Talk About” with Chapel Hart. Now Darius and the trio of female singers have their own song coming out… Darius recalls watching Chapel Hart’s golden buzzer moment on AGT, “Like so many people, I was blown away when I saw Chapel…MORE

Country Music Association Announces Nominees for the 56th CMA Awards

Congrats to all the nominees that were announced for this year’s Country Music Association Awards! Lainey Wilson tops all with 6 noms for the 56th Annual CMA Awards. Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton, Ashley McBryde each have 5 nominations, while Cody Johnson has 4. Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, HARDY, Carrie Underwood & Midland are coming in…MORE

Kane Brown Extends Tour Dates Into 2023

Kane Brown fans can look forward to seeing him on the road in 2023 as his Drunk Or Dreaming tour will kickoff next year’s slate of dates in mid-March and run through the start of June. Kane will be taking out special guests Dustin Lynch, Gabby Barrett & LOCASH – Dustin and Gabby will be…MORE