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LORETTA LYNN'S HEALTH, JASON ALDEAN'S BABY ON THE WAY AND MORE IN THIS EDITION OF "THE PICKUP"

05.19.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 19, 2017) – This week’s "THE PICKUP" begins with some good news regarding the health of Country Music Hall of Fame member Loretta Lynn. The singer has left the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery from her recent stroke. Hear the emotional message that her sister (and fellow Grand Ole Opry member) Crystal Gayle issued to fans of the “Coal Miners’ Daughter.” This week’s edition also features all the details about the CMT Music Awards, which will be held June 7 in Nashville during the CMA Music Festival. Among this year’s nominees include Big & Rich, Carrie Underwood, LOCASH, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, and Jason Aldean.

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ACM AWARDS RED CARPET COVERAGE AND SHOW RECAP, OPENING OF MADAME TUSSAUDS NASHVILLE, PICKUP & COMING WITH DYLAN SCOTT, AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS EDITION OF THE PICKUP

04.17.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 17, 2017) – The latest version of The Pickup continues its tradition of presenting the top stories in country music, both traditional and modern. The Pickup travels to Sin City for a rundown of all the big night’s winners of the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, with such big names as Trace Adkins and Big & Rich stopping by the Red Carpet. We also take a look at how one of Country’s biggest names of the 1990s, Tracy Lawrence, has re-invented himself as an ACM Nominee this year. In addition, the Country Music Hall of Fame announces their 2017 class, and Alabama’s Jeff Cook makes a heartbreaking announcement. There’s all of that in this week’s installment, as well as an introduction to Dylan Scott in The Pickup & Coming segment, and Trisha Yearwood meets… herself, as Madame...

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TRACE ADKINS RELEASES NEW MUSIC, LITTLE BIG TOWN ADDS MORE RYMAN DATES AND MORE FEATURED IN THIS EDITION OF THE PICKUP

04.03.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2017) – The latest version of "The Pickup" continues its tradition of presenting the top stories in country music, both traditional and modern.

The Kentucky Headhunters released a music video featuring vintage footage in support of “God Loves a Rolling Stone.” The song is their first single off of the latest album, On Safari. “It’s more than just a music video, it’s a film for all humanity,” said Headhunters’ Richard Young of the release.

Country icon T.G. Sheppard has a packed tour schedule in 2017. Fans can catch him across the country for his “Party Time” tour. Continuously added dates can be found at www.tgsheppard.com.

The first artist to ever have a year long residency at famed Nashville music venue The Ryman Auditorium, Little Big Town, began their residency. If...

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