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Country singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe hit the road last week in support of her critically-acclaimed album Like A Rose, which was co-produced by Vince Gill and Justin Niebank. As the only artist to have two albums featured in Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums of 2013: Mid-Year Report” with both Like A Rose and Pistol Annie’s Annie Up, Monroe’s solo country album is one of the most highly praised releases of 2013. Monroe exclaims, “Wow!!! Being in Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums” list one time exceeds my wildest dreams. To have two albums on the list is beyond humbling.

Current Single, “Don’t Ya,” Slides into the Top 10 on Both Mediabase and Billboard Country Charts

Atlantic Records’ powerhouse vocalist Brett Eldredge’s forthcoming debut album, Bring You Back, is available for pre-order now exclusively at bretteldredge.com. The album, slated for release on August 6, features his current Top 10 single, “Don’t Ya,” in addition to his debut single, “Raymond.” Just prior to the album’s launch, Brett is scheduled to be one of the featured songwriters at the esteemed CMA Songwriters Series at Joe’s Pub in New York on July 23-24.

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GRAMMY nominated and platinum-selling country star Hunter Hayes celebrated his first No. 1 album with the deluxe version of his Atlantic Records self-titled debut, Hunter Hayes (Encore). The album went to the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Country Chart and the current single, “I Want Crazy” is rapidly approaching Top 5 selling over 100,000 copies last week alone. The album features eight new or re-recorded songs in addition to collaborations with GRAMMY award-winner and platinum-selling artist Jason Mraz and critically-acclaimed Warner Bros. Records artist Ashley Monroe.

Sheryl Crow and Gary Allan confirmed this morning the two have plans to co-headline the Free And Easy tour this fall. Shows at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the Santa Barbara Bowl and the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield were announced today. Tickets for the shows will go on sale this Saturday, June 29.

Actor, comedian and multiple GRAMMY nominated artist Rick Moranis released his new album, My Mother’s Brisket & Other Love Songs, this week. Already the No.

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