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Nashville notes

Alan Jackson and his daughter, Mattie Selecman, wrote a song together, “Racing the Dark.” The song is available as a download as part of Mattie’s upcoming book, Lemons on Friday, which details her journey of grief following the loss of

Blake Shelton announces new Ole Red location in Nashville

Art Streiber/NBC Blake Shelton is opening another one of his Ole Red venues in Music City, this time at the Nashville International Airport. Blake announced the good news in a video posted on social media. “Guaranteed, some of you people are

CMT announces 2021 Artists of the Year

CMT We now know which five artists will be named the 2021 CMT Artists of the Year. Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs will all be honored at a special ceremony that will be held at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Country star trivia

On this day in 1983, a troubled country music star performed a benefit concert in Jackson, Mississippi. More than 6,000 people attended, with the money going to local charities. The show was the result of a plea