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Matt Stell “Prayed for You” and struck gold, too

RECORDS/Arista NashvilleNewcomer Matt Stell is now officially a golden boy. The six-foot-seven former college basketball player found out Monday night — in front of a capacity crowd at the impromptu Nashville tradition known as Whiskey Jam — that his

The Highwomen arrive at the top of 'Billboard''s country album chart

Low Country Sound/Elektra/EMGThe Highwomen are living up to their name, debuting at the top of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this week. The supergroup — made up of Maren Morris, Americana Grammy-winners Brandi Carlile and Amanda Shires, and songwriter Natalie Hemby — is the first

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Waylon Jennings achieved his fourth #1 with this 1975 song questioning whether country music had lost its way. Can you name the classic tune from his Dreaming My Dreams album? ANSWER: “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way.”

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockChris Stapleton‘s set to join Sheryl Crow for her appearance this Friday on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He sings on the track “Tell Me When It’s Over” from her new Threads album. Sara Evans will kick off her ten-date Blue