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Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this date back in 1967, one of country’s living legends released her debut album. It included her first ever Top 30 hit, “Dumb Blonde.” Since then, she has charted a whopping 110 singles, joined the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame, and become one of the most successful crossover artists.…

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockStarting today, Granger Smith will launch his new fall line of Yee Yee Apparel. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Veteran Outdoors, an organization that provides hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities to veterans. Brantley Gilbert will appear on Fox & Friends today during the 8AM ET Hour. He’s debuting a special acoustic…

Gorillaz announces global ‘Song Machine’ live stream

Gorillaz announces global ‘Song Machine’ live stream

ParlophoneGorillaz’s Song Machine project is coming to life later this year with a global live stream. The band has announced Song Machine Live, an online event taking place December 12 and 13. Frontman Damon Albarn will be joined by his cartoon band mates and a selection of special guests for three performances across three time…

Moneybagg Yo returns the “Said Sum” remix featuring City Girls and DaBaby

Moneybagg Yo returns the “Said Sum” remix featuring City Girls and DaBaby

Universal Music GroupMemphis rapper Moneybagg Yo returns with the remix to his hit single “Said Sum.” To address the haters and naysayers on this updated version, the Memphis rapper teamed up with the City Girls and DaBaby.  JT opened up the remix spitting a few bars about the finer things in life — Lamborghini cars and G-Wagon Jeeps — while DaBaby came…

Channel of high definition lights: U2 relaunching YouTube channel with remastered video

Channel of high definition lights: U2 relaunching YouTube channel with remastered video

Credit: Anton Corbijn U2 is relaunching its YouTube channel with newly remastered versions of over 100 videos. A press release claims the undertaking is “unprecedented,” and promises that the updated visuals will boast the “highest possible standard,” including HD and 4K quality. “U2 has worked with some incredible filmmakers and directors over the years, and…

Tina Knowles revealed the history behind daughter Beyoncé’s name

Tina Knowles revealed the history behind daughter Beyoncé’s name

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesFor those wondering the story behind Beyoncé’s unique name can thank her mother Tina Knowles, who opened up on Tuesday about its history. Speaking on the podcast In My Head With Heather Thompson, Knowles revealed that her daughter’s name is actually very near and dear to her. “A lot of people don’t know that Beyoncé is my last name. It’s my…

Brittany Howard announces ‘Jaime’ remix album featuring Bon Iver & EarthGang

Brittany Howard announces ‘Jaime’ remix album featuring Bon Iver & EarthGang

ATO RecordsAlabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard has announced a remixed edition of her debut solo album, Jaime. The full details of the collection, titled Jaime (The Remixes), have yet to be announced, but you can download remixes of “Short and Sweet” and “Goat Head,” by Bon Iver and hip hop duo EarthGang, respectively, now via…

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this date back in 1967, one of country’s living legends released her debut album. It included her first ever Top 30 hit, “Dumb Blonde.” Since then, she has charted a whopping 110 singles, joined the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame, and become one of the most successful crossover artists.…

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockStarting today, Granger Smith will launch his new fall line of Yee Yee Apparel. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Veteran Outdoors, an organization that provides hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities to veterans. Brantley Gilbert will appear on Fox & Friends today during the 8AM ET Hour. He’s debuting a special acoustic…

Gorillaz announces global ‘Song Machine’ live stream

Gorillaz announces global ‘Song Machine’ live stream

ParlophoneGorillaz’s Song Machine project is coming to life later this year with a global live stream. The band has announced Song Machine Live, an online event taking place December 12 and 13. Frontman Damon Albarn will be joined by his cartoon band mates and a selection of special guests for three performances across three time…

Moneybagg Yo returns the “Said Sum” remix featuring City Girls and DaBaby

Moneybagg Yo returns the “Said Sum” remix featuring City Girls and DaBaby

Universal Music GroupMemphis rapper Moneybagg Yo returns with the remix to his hit single “Said Sum.” To address the haters and naysayers on this updated version, the Memphis rapper teamed up with the City Girls and DaBaby.  JT opened up the remix spitting a few bars about the finer things in life — Lamborghini cars and G-Wagon Jeeps — while DaBaby came…

Channel of high definition lights: U2 relaunching YouTube channel with remastered video

Channel of high definition lights: U2 relaunching YouTube channel with remastered video

Credit: Anton Corbijn U2 is relaunching its YouTube channel with newly remastered versions of over 100 videos. A press release claims the undertaking is “unprecedented,” and promises that the updated visuals will boast the “highest possible standard,” including HD and 4K quality. “U2 has worked with some incredible filmmakers and directors over the years, and…