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'CMT Remembers Charley Pride' to air this week

ABCCMT is honoring Charley Pride‘s life and legacy with a special tribute.  The network will air CMT Remembers Charley Pride on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET featuring interviews with Pride, along with a variety of footage from his storied career.  The

Ashley McBryde, Hardy & more named to 2021 CRS New Faces

Country Radio Broadcasters Ashley McBryde, Hardy, Matt Stell, Travis Denning and Tenille Arts have been named to the Country Radio Seminar’s New Faces class of 2021. The New Faces of Country Music show lineup is voted on by members of the country

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this date in 2009, a superstar country group received gold certification for their single “Toes,” which is still one of their best-loved hits today. Can you name the group? ANSWER: Zac Brown Band. By Carena LiptakCopyright

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockLate country legend Merle Haggard, who died in 2016, is a co-writer on Sturgill Simpson’s “Hobo Cartoon.” The new song is included on the track list of an album called Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 2, which Sturgill