Country star Jake Owen and his girlfriend, Erica Hartlein, have welcomed a baby girl! The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Paris Hartley, on Monday.

Owen is the proud papa of one daughter, Pearl, with his ex-wife, Lacey Buchanan. 

Owen and Hartlein, an interior designer, have been dating at least since 2017, but have kept their relationship largely private. 

What's Up with Luke Combs...

Luke Combs has something coming in "two weeks."

Combs tweeted a simple message: "Two weeks." 

No further details have been leaked or released.

Jimmie Allen made a brief appearance in a commercial that starred Taylor Swift.

In 2013, Swift released her last-ever country album, "Red", the year before. The album's fourth single was "22," and Swift teamed with Diet Coke for a TV spot to promote the song.
Allen appears in the video in a cutaway shot that features him driving a car while dressed in a suit, singing the lyrics to himself out loud.


Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis join team up for their fourth duets album, "Beautiful Lie," dropping June 21 on Robison's The Next Waltz label.

The album's first single, "Nobody's Perfect," will be released on May 10, followed by a tour launching May 19th. 


Willie Nelson will release "Ride Me Back Home" on June 21st on Sony Legacy. The title track was released Friday.

Earlier this year, Nelson's, "My Way," his musical homage to Frank Sinatra, took home the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album and became his 13th Grammy win.

Garth Brooks will teams with "Words With Friends" for the final pre-sale of "The Legacy Collection", his upcoming seven-disc vinyl collection that feature five albums: "No Fences", "The Chase", "In Pieces", "Fresh Horses" and "Triple Live".

On May 1st at 8:15 p.m. CT, Garth will co-host Words With Friends LIVE, the nightly trivia game broadcast within Words With Friends 2. In conjunction, the final pre-order window for special numbered editions of "The Legacy Collection" will open on that same day at 6 p.m. CT.

Garth says, "I am a big fan and big player of Words With Friends and my relationships with my family and friends are better for it. It is an honor to team with them to spread the words of love, music and unity.”

To join Garth in his Words With Friends LIVE co-hosting debut, log in to Words With Friends 2 on May 1st at 8:15 p.m. CT. Additionally, from May 1–5 players of Words With Friends will be treated to additional in-game Garth Brooks activities, like Garth-inspired ‘Word of the Day’ entries.

Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday.

Charles Esten, Josh Turner and Charlie Worsham are all scheduled to appear on the Opry on Randy’s birthday, as is fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Schlitz, who penned a number of Randy’s biggest hits, including “Deeper Than The Holler,” “Forever And Ever, Amen,” “Heroes And Friends,” “On the Other Hand” and “Point Of Light.”

Randy will release his new book, "Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith and Braving the Storms of Life", on May 14. Randy, with the help of author Ken Abraham, shares stories of his working-class childhood, country music career, medical problems, broken marriage and more.

Miranda Lambert will celebrate MuttNation’s 10th anniversary by leading the MuttMarch June 6 during CMA Fest in Nashville. The parade of pups starts at Nissan Stadium and ends at Music City’s Walk of Fame Park.

Midland's new music video for their latest song, "Mr. Lonely," stars actor Dennis Quaid as a womanizer whose misdeeds ultimately catch up to him. The story plays out against a colorful honky-tonk background, filled with line dancing, dart boards, beer cans and a rollicking performance from the country trio.

Co-directed by Midland's Cameron Duddy, the video for "Mr. Lonely" was filmed on the set of Netflix series "The Ranch", which, the group explains on YouTube, is one of their favorite shows.  

Marty Stuart’s 18th annual Late Night Jam will return to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, June 5 at 9 p.m. CT.

The event, in association with Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music, will take place during CMA’s Music Festival week and feature a hand-picked lineup of musicians and entertainers, including Steve Miller, Sheryl Crow, Dierks Bentley and Tyler Childers.

Tickets for Stuart’s Late Night Jam will go on sale Friday (April 26) at 10 a.m. CT.

Legendary country superstar Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage Saturday, May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday. The Opry?s flagship radio station 650 AM-WSM and its digital counterpart have named Travis their Artist of the Month and will mark the Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member?s 60th with a week of special promotions and programming, including Travis? Opry birthday appearance, beginning Monday, April 29. Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith and Braving the Storms of Life will be released on May 14 and is available for preorder now at

Randy Travis fans Charles Esten, Josh Turner, and Charlie Worsham are all scheduled to appear on the Opry on Travis? birthday, as is his fellow Country Music Hall of Famer Don Schlitz, who wrote or co-wrote a number of Travis? biggest hits.

Travis signed a Nashville record deal in 1985, became a country music sensation with the release of his landmark album Storms Of Life, and joined the Opry in 1986. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016.

Eric Church has announced a string of new dates for his 2019 Double Down Tour, extending the road trek into fall.

The 2019 Double Down Tour was originally slated to wrap with two shows at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash., on June 28 and 29. The new shows Church has added run from the middle of September until late November. Fans in five of the newly-announced cities will get back-to-back nights from Church, while three other cities are single-night shows.
Additionally Church added three new cities in April, including San Francisco, Calif, two nights in Grand Rapids, Mich. and Birmingham, Ala.

Fans can get more information on tickets at