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Luke Combs books 'Saturday Night Live' on February 1

ABC/Randy HolmesLuke Combs will make his Saturday Night Live debut on February 1, as the musical guest alongside the Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt, who’s hosting. As of now, we don’t know what the North Carolina native will sing. He recently spent

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1969, this country idol received his first gold single for his iconic hit, “Wichita Lineman.” Can you guess who it is? ANSWER: Glen Campbell. Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Former Recording Academy president files discrimination complaint

Bryan Bedder/Getty ImagesFormer Recording Academy CEO and President Deborah Dugan and her lawyers spent Tuesday trading accusations with the Academy in the wake of Dugan’s complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accusing the organization behind the

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockIn case you missed it, Old Dominion performed their current single, “One Man Band,” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday night. Dustin Lynch brought his most recent hit, “Ridin’ Roads,” to ABC’s Good Morning America on Tuesday. The song is his

“Give it Away:” George Strait's San Antonio home is on the market

ABC/Image Group LAGeorge Strait is selling his extravagant San Antonio home.  According to, the superstar is selling the custom-designed home in San Antonio’s exclusive Dominion neighborhood for $8.9 million. The three-bedroom, six-bath mansion was designed by Bill Tull and features

Dustin Lynch, Midland to headline 2020 Headwaters Country Jam

ABC/Image Group LAHeadwaters Country Jam has announced its 2020 lineup.  The 13th annual festival, which takes place June 18-20 in Three Forks, Montana, will feature Dustin Lynch, Midland and Clay Walker as headliners. A mix of veteran and rising stars will also

CMT announces equal video airplay for women

Courtesy CMTCMT has instituted a new initiative to combat the ongoing issue of unequal airplay on country radio. The country music channel has announced that it will now feature 50/50 video airplay for female artists on both its