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9/7 Weekly Industry Insider


Everything you need to know in country music news this week

  • Loretta Lynn will host Hometown Rising, a live-streamed concert at the Grand Ole Opry on September 13th, to benefit the victims of flooding in Tennessee's Dickson and Humphreys Counties. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, and Luke Combs are set to perform at the event.

  • Luke Bryan's "Born Here Live Here Die Here" marks his 25th number one Billboard Country Airplay Chart.

  • Cody Johnson officially announced his new Human: The Double Album project.

  • Brandi Carlile, Jimmie Allen, and Craig Campbell will appear on Elton John's upcoming new album, The Lockdown Sessions, out October 22nd.

  • Josh Turner announced his debut Christmas album, King Size Manger out on October 8th. He will follow the album with his Holiday & Hits Tour set to kick off on November 18th.


Fresh new songs to check out this week

  • Lauren Alaina released her new album Sitting Pretty On Top Of The World.

  • Carrie Underwood and Dan + Shay collaborated on "Only Us" from the Dear Evan Hansen Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and released an accompanying music video.

  • Old Dominion released a new single "All I Know About Girls" from their upcoming album "Time, Tequila, & Therapy" out October 8th.

  • Jon Wolfe released his new album, Dos Corazones.

  • Luke Combs released a new music video for "South On Ya," the SEC Network College Football 2021 Anthem.

  • Michael Ray released his new EP, Higher Education.

  • Cody Johnson dropped two new singles, "Treasure" and "Son of a Ramblin' Man," from his upcoming album, Human, The Double Album.

  • Cody Jinks released his latest single, "All It Cost Me Was Everything."

  • Chapel Hart released their new album, The Girls Are Back in Town.

  • Ashland Craft released her new album, Travelin' Kind.

  • Zac Brown Band is set to release their new album, The Comeback, on October 15th.

  • Scotty McCreery new album, Same Truck, is set to release on September 17th.

Check out all upcoming album releases here.


"South On Ya" - Luke Combs (SEC Network College Football 2021 Anthem)


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