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August 17, 2018

Here’s the latest music news direct from Music City >>

The Charlie Daniels’ 2018 Volunteer Jam will air this Sunday on AXS-TV. The show went down back in March and it included performances from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top . . . plus Justin Moore, Lee Brice, Chris Janson, Chris Young, Alabama, Travis Tritt, and Sara Evans.

Florida Georgia Line got a little self-referential on Tuesday night’s episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, as they performed their latest single “Simple” in an old-timey set up that mimicked the look and feel of the song’s recent music video.

Three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean is the first headliner revealed for next year’s Tortuga Music Festival. Look for more information about the April 12-14 festival in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in the coming months.

Thomas Rhett’s current album, Life Changes, has been certified platinum, while his current hit, which is also the title cut, has just gone gold.

Pistol Annies’ Angaleena Presley announced she’s expecting her second child in January. She revealed the news during a surprise appearance with bandmates Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe this past weekend.

You can check out Ashley Monroe’s new music video for “Wild Love” on YouTube now. It’s the latest release from her current album, Sparrow.

Carrie Underwood is thrilled to be hosting the CMA Awards with friend Brad Paisley for the 11th year.

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