Dolly Parton to star in a TikTok musical about Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza

Dolly Parton is starring in a satirical TikTok musical about Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza that will premiere later this month. The country music icon shared the news about her leading role in “Mexican Pizza: The Musical” on social media, writing in an Instagram post along a photo of the screenplay: “I’m making #MexicanPizzaTheMusical with @TacoBell#tacobellpartner. “ Taco Bell …

CMT to air ‘Naomi Judd: A River Of Time Celebration’ live from Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Sunday

“Naomi Judd: A River Of Time Celebration” will be held on Sunday, May 15 at the Ryman Auditorium to honor the extraordinary life and legacy of the country music icon.  Judd passed away Saturday, April 30th at the age of 76 outside of Nashville. Daughter Ashley Judd confirmed in an interview with Good Morning America …

2022 Austin City Limits lineup to feature headliners Kacey Musgraves, The Chicks and more

Austin City Limits has announced the lineup for its 2022 music festival, which will feature headlining acts including The Chicks, Kacey Musgraves, SZA, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink,  Flume, Paramore and Lil Nas X. The festival will take place over two weekends, Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 14-16 at Zilker Park in downtown Austin, Texas.  Founded in …

Craig Morgan to launch ‘God, Family, Country Tour 2022’ this fall

Craig Morgan has announced his headlining “God, Family, Country Tour 2022” this fall, kicking off Oct. 19 in Green Bay, Wisconsin and making stops in Iowa, Florida, South Carolina, Ohio, and more. Special guest Ray Fulcher will serve as opening act on the tour. The God, Family, Country Tour 2022 will launch shortly after the …

Mitchell Tenpenny and Teddy Swims team up for the collaboration ‘Elephant In The Room’

Mitchell Tenpenny debuted a new song and music video for his song “Elephant In The Room” featuring Teddy Swims. Tenpenny says of the song: “‘Elephant in the Room’ is about that innate thing in us as humans when we can feel it when someone is watching us. This song is a love story about two people …

Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde’s ‘Never Wanted to Be That Girl’ hits No. 1 on Country Radio charts

Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde have the No. 1 single on country radio with their duet “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” duet. The song, co-written by Pearce and McBryde with Shane McAnally, was released as a single in September from Pearce’s third studio album 29: Written in Stone.  It also marks only the second …

Jon Pardi and Midland join forces in the music video for ‘Longneck Way To Go’

Jon Pardi and Midland join forces in the music video for their collaboration “Longneck Way To Go.”  The breakup anthem is included on Midland’s new album ‘The Last Resort: Greetings From’ which was just released. Midland previously teased the collaboration with Pardi on their social media channels before releasing the song late last month. Pardi …

Chris Janson and Travis Tritt announce co-headlining ‘Can’t Miss Tour’

Chris Janson teamed with Travis Tritt for the song “Things You Can’t Live Without” on his new album “All In,” and now the duo are hitting the road for their co-headlining Can’t Miss Tour.  The War Hippies, featuring Scooter Brown and Donnie Reis, will appear as special guests on the tour. Tritt said in a statement: “I’m …

Gabby Barrett expecting second child with husband Cade Foehner

Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner announced they are expecting their second child.  The couple revealed the news on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8. Barrett posted a photo on Instagram of an ultrasound, and the caption: “My son. Another LIFE we get to love and cherish. Happy Mothers Day.” Foehner also revealed the news, …

Country music icon Mickey Gilley dies at age 86

Country music icon Mickey Gilley passed away Saturday in Branson, Missouri, due to complications after a recent hospitalization. He was 86 years old.  Gilley’s publicist Zach Farnum said in a statement that he “passed peacefully” surrounded by family and close friends. He had recently returned home from the road after playing 10 shows in April, …