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Marty Stuart, Dean Dillon and Hank Williams, Jr. Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

Marty Stuart, Dean Dillon and Hank Williams, Jr. are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. The three were inducted during the Medallion Ceremony, held on Sunday, November 21. Stuart was honored with musical performances by Pastor Evelyn Hubbard performing “It’s Time to Go Home,” Emmylou Harris and Charlie Worsham singing “Tempted,” and Ashley McBryde singing…

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2021 CMA Awards Performers Include Blake Shelton, Dan + Shay and More

 We now know at least some of the artists that will be performing at the upcoming 2021 CMA Awards. Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton featuring Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and Blake Shelton are among the artists slated to take the stage, with more artists expected to…

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Eric Church Shows Support for Morgan Wallen After Racial Slur: ‘He’s Working on Himself’

Eric Church is speaking out in support of his friend, Morgan Wallen. In a recent interview with Variety, Church was quick to denounce Wallen’s use of a racial slur earlier this year, but was also willing to extend a bit of grace to the troubled singer. “That was a heart-breaking thing, but Morgan — I know Morgan knows —…

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Eric Church Becomes Country Music’s Leader After Entertainer of the Year Win

Eric Church is the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, and could claim the ACM Awards title as well during the upcoming awards ceremony on April 18. Winning the coveted trophy is a highlight of any artist’s career, but for Church, it became even more meaningful after the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic brought. “Coming off the CMA Entertainer…

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Eric Church On His Role As an Artist: ‘It’s Our Job to Move the Format Forward’

Eric Church takes his role as an artist seriously. Very seriously, in fact. The 43-year-old believes that if he, and other artists, are given a platform, the only respectable way to use that platform is for good, especially when it comes to encouraging diversity within country music. “I think it’s our job, if we’re gonna be artists, if we’re…

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Eric Church Announces the Gather Again Tour, Kicking Off This Fall

Eric Church is hitting the road! The singer, who recently shared a photo of him receiving his COVID-19 vaccine, reveals he will launch his Gather Again Tour on September 17 in Lexington, Kentucky, playing in a total of 55 cities before wrapping up at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on May 20, 2022. Church announced the news to…

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Eric Church Encourages COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘You’ve Got to Get Needles in Arms’

Eric Church is encouraging his fans — all of them — to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The North Carolina native, whose own vaccination currently graces the cover of Billboard, wants to get back to performing live shows, but doesn’t see a way to safely do that, at least in the relatively near future, without everyone getting vaccinated. “I view…

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Casey Beathard Co-Wrote Eric Church’s ‘Hell of a View’ Shortly After Loss of Son

Eric Church‘s current single, “Hell of a View,” was written after an unimaginable loss. The song, from Church’s Heart & Soul, project, was co-written by Church, along with Casey Beathard and Monty Criswell, and inspired in part by the tragic death of Beathard’s son, Clayton, who was killed in a stabbing outside of a bar in December of 2019….

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Eric Church on Recording ‘Heart & Soul’: ‘It Was a Lot Harder Than I Thought’

Eric Church‘s upcoming three-album set, Heart & Soul, was recorded over the course of several weeks while with his band, songwriters, other musicians and producer, Jay Joyce, in the mountains of North Carolina. The massive project comes on the heels of Church’s 2018 Desperate Man record, although there are very few similarities between the two. “The comfort element is…

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