Country Music News

May 30, 2019

On this date 27 years ago, Billy Ray Cyrus hit the top of the charts with “Achy Breaky Heart.” It stayed there for five weeks.

Jon Pardi will release his long-awaited third studio album, Heartache Medication this fall.

He previewed the record at an intimate gathering of music industry folks Wednesday afternoon.

The album includes “Don’t Blame the Whiskey,” which features Lauren Alaina and was written by Miranda Lambert and Eric Church.

Heartache Medication comes out on September 27th.

Jon will kick off his Heartache Medication tour with back-to-back shows October 1st and 2nd at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Luke Combs and Zac Brown Band will perform on the CMT Music Awards.

Other performers include Carrie Underwood, Dan and Shay, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Bryan. The night will also feature collaborations by Maren Morris and Sheryl Crow; Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town and Trombone Shorty, Tanya Tucker and Brandi Carlile, and Brett Young and R&B legends Boyz II Men.

The CMT Music Awards, hosted by Little Big Town, airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 5th.

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Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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