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Megan Moroney taps Kameron Marlowe + Mackenzie Carpenter for deluxe 'Lucky'

Megan Moroney‘s Lucky (Deluxe Edition) has arrived.

The expanded collection features three new songs, including a collaboration with Kameron Marlowe on “Fix You Too” and Mackenzie Carpenter on “Nothin’ Crazy.”

“[I] wanted to include these extra songs as a thank you for embracing my debut album and loving it as much as you have over these past few months – y'all have completely made this the best year yet already [crying emoji] i appreciate y'all more than you know & can't wait to see y'all on the road soon!” Megan shares on Instagram.

The deluxe version of Lucky is available now wherever you listen to music. To preorder a vinyl copy of the record, head over to Megan’s merch store.

Megan is approaching the top 40 on the country charts with her latest single, “I’m Not Pretty.”

Here’s the track list for Lucky (Deluxe Edition):

“I'm Not Pretty”
“Tennessee Orange”
“Kansas Anymore”
“Girl in the Mirror”
“Another on the Way”
“Traitor Joe”
“Why Johnny”
“God Plays A Gibson”
“Georgia Girl”
“Sleep on My Side”
“Mustang or Me”
“Sad Songs For Sad People”
“Fix You Too” featuring Kameron Marlowe
“Nothin' Crazy” featuring Mackenzie Carpenter
“Reasons to Stay”

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Little Big Town on hosting 'People's Choice Country Awards': “It's going to be a feel-good night”

The People’s Choice Country Awards are just over a day away, and Little Big Town is excited to host the show live from Music City USA.

“I think what we're looking forward to most in the People's Choice Country Awards [is] bringing the party to Nashville, first of all. It's the first-ever of this,” says LBT's Jimi Westbrook. “Coming to the Opry, bringing them to the historical home of country music, and the performances. It's always a fun night when we get everybody from the genre together and hang out and celebrate each other.”

While they remain tight-lipped about the night’s events and potential surprises, LBT member Phillip Sweet says fans can expect a “feel-good” show.

“I don't know what we can reveal other than it's going to be a feel-good night, and it's going to feel like coming back home in a way,” he says. “I think people just need this kind of energy right now, like seeing the new and the fresh and what's happening, and also honoring Wynonna [Judd], honoring Toby Keith and seeing how, at the Grand Ole Opry, all that history, you're going to feel that energy, and that's what I'm excited about too.”

The People's Choice Country Awards air live from Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry Thursday, September 28, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.ABC/Connie Chornuk

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News Daypop

Amazon sued by FTC and 17 states on antitrust charges

The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorney generals filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon on Tuesday, alleging that the company has used its power in the marketplace to inflate prices on other platforms, overcharge sellers and stifle competition. The FTC filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington state, backed by the attorneys general of 17 states; Amazon is based in Washington state.

According to a news release, the FTC and states that joined the lawsuit are asking the court to issue a permanent injunction court that they say would prohibit Amazon from engaging in its unlawful conduct.   FTC chairman Lina Khan said in a statement: “Sellers are paying one of every $2 to Amazon. Shoppers are paying higher prices as a result, not just on Amazon but across the internet. And the public as a whole has been deprived of the benefits of open and fair and free competition. And so that’s what this case is really about, and those are the harms that we’re looking to fix .. The complaint sets forth detailed allegations noting how Amazon is now exploiting its monopoly power to enrich itself while raising prices and degrading service for the tens of millions of American families who shop on its platform and the hundreds of thousands of businesses that rely on Amazon to reach them.” 

The FTC alleges that Amazon deters sellers from discounting goods and lowering prices below what is available on Amazon, pushing prices higher across the internet. Kahn also stressed that it showed Amazon had established an unfair advantage: “Each element of Amazon’s monopolistic strategy here is working in tandem, and so the cumulative impact of Amazon’s unlawful conduct is greater than the harm caused by any particular element. So you have a feedback loop between these different practices in a way that amplifies the overall exclusionary effects.”

David Zapolsky, Amazon’s senior vice president for global public policy, posted to Amazon’s website: “The practices the FTC is challenging have helped to spur competition and innovation across the retail industry, and have produced greater selection, lower prices, and faster delivery speeds for Amazon customers and greater opportunity for the many businesses that sell in Amazon’s store.”

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Hunter Biden sues Rudy Giuliani and former attorney for hacking his devices

Hunter Biden filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani and his former attorney Bob Costello, claiming they caused “total annihilation” of his digital privacy and violated federal and state computer privacy laws through their alleged efforts to hack his devices.

The lawsuit alleges that Giuliani and Costello violated the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in obtaining and sharing the personal information from the laptop, and accuses Giuliani and Robert Costello of spending years “hacking into, tampering with, manipulating, copying, disseminating, and generally obsessing over data that they were given that was taken or stolen from” his devices.

Attorneys for Hunter Biden wrote in the lawsuit: “Plaintiff has demanded Defendants Giuliani and Costello cease their unlawful activities with respect to Plaintiff’s data and return any data in their possession belonging to Plaintiff, but they have refused to do so. Defendants’ statements suggest that their unlawful hacking activities are ongoing today and that, unless stopped, will continue into the future, thereby necessitating this action.”  They also allege that Giuliani has “not only admitted but bragged about downloading data from Plaintiff’s ‘laptop’ (even though he only had a hard drive) onto his own computer; about using his own computer to access, tamper with and manipulate the downloaded data; and about maintaining multiple copies of the data for his and Defendant Costello’s personal use.” The suit accuses Giuliani and Costello of breaking both federal and California state computer privacy laws and asks for a jury trial in the matter.

Ted Goodman, an adviser to Giuliani, denied allegations that the former New York mayor “manipulated” an electronic device belonging to the president’s son: “Hunter Biden has previously refused to admit ownership of the laptop. I’m not surprised he’s now falsely claiming his laptop hard drive was manipulated by Mayor Giuliani, considering the sordid material and potential evidence of crimes on that thing.”.

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Dolly Parton on why she recorded 30 songs for 'Rockstar': “I want them to last many lifetimes”

Dolly Parton‘s star-studded rock album, Rockstar, is set to arrive November 17.

The collaborative project boasts 30 songs, 21 of which are covers of rock classics and nine that are new originals. 

So, why did Dolly decide to stack her debut rock album with a whopping 30 tracks? Well, it was both a passion-driven and pragmatic move for the 77-year-old music icon.

“Somebody said, ‘Why in hell did you do so many songs?’ I said, ‘Well, I want them to last many lifetimes,'” shares Dolly.

“I just figured I’d never do another rock album and I just had so many favorite songs. I thought, ‘Well, I’m just going to do it.’ And so I did,” says the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member. 

“I figured down through the years after I’m long gone, they can start doing little compilation CDs and have different people on,” Dolly adds.

Rockstar – which features Chris StapletonEmmylou HarrisSheryl CrowMiley CyrusKid Rock and more – is available for preorder now. 

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Country Daypop

Chris Stapleton’s ‘All-American Road Show Tour’ heading to UK, Ireland in 2024

Chris Stapleton’s ‘All-American Road Show’ tour is heading to the UK and Ireland in 2024. Stapleton posted on his social media:  “JUST ANNOUNCED: The All-American Road Show goes across the pond to the United Kingdom and Ireland in October 2024 with special guest, @martystuarthq. Tickets on sale Friday, 9/29. Visit for more info & sign up for presale at”

The UK/Ireland leg of the All-American Road Show tour will take place from October 16-23 next year, making stops Manchester’s AO Arena, Glasgow’s OVO Hydro, Dublin’s 3Arena, Birmingham’s Utilita Arena and The O2 Arena in London. Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will serve as support.

Tickets will go on sale at 10am on Friday, September 29 via Stapleton’s website.

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Country Daypop

Dustin Lynch announces 2024 ‘Killed The Cowboy Tour’

Dustin Lynch is hitting the road in 2024 for his Killed The Cowboy Tour, named after his upcoming album arriving September 29 and available for preorder now.

The trek kicks off April 2 in Nashville and will make stops in Charlotte, Raleigh, Indianapolis, Boston, Cedar Rapids and more before concluding May 11 in Council Bluffs. Singer/songwriter Skeez will serve as the opening act.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 29, at 10 a.m. local time via Dustin’s website. Members of Dustin’s Stay Country Club will get presale access; to join the club, visit

Dustin Lynch Announces 2024 Killed The Cowboy Tour In Support Of His Forthcoming New Album

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Pop Daypop

Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras Tour’ concert film to be released globally

Taylor Swift announced on Tuesday, September 26, in an Instagram post that ‘Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour’, a new film documenting her Eras tour, will screen in theaters worldwid — in addition to its North American release.  Swift posted: “The tour isn’t the only thing we’re taking worldwide…….. 🌎 Been so excited to tell you all that The Eras Tour concert film is now officially coming to theaters WORLDWIDE on Oct 13! Tickets available now at or on your local theaters website! 🩵”

The concert film about Swift’s record-setting Eras Tour will screen in more than 100 countries around the world. Countries scheduled to screen the film beginning on October 13 includes: Albania, Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Bermuda, Colombia, Cyprus, Ecuador, Fiji, Gibraltar, Iceland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, Venezuela, Zambia, and many others.

Additionally, the film will debut on November 3 in Brazil, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Macau, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, and Vietnam.

Tickets for most of the international screenings outside North America went on sale Tues, September 26. For more information, visit Taylor Swift’s official website.

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Pop Daypop

Kim Petras drops French pop-album ‘Problématique’

Kim Petras surprised fans by releasing her long-awaited French pop-album Problématique. Petras also recently shared reimagined performances of fan favorites from her acclaimed debut album Feed The Beast. 

The North American leg of Petras’s upcoming Feed The Beast World Tour kicks off September 27th in Austin, TX, making stops in Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Nashville, Houston and San Diego, as well as Canadian stops in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Kim will then embark on a UK/European run of shows beginning February 13th in Birmingham, UK which will bring her to cities overseas including Manchester, London, Brussels, Paris, Cologne, Amsterdam and Milan.

To stream Problématique, head here.

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Go Country 105

Nashville notes: Brad Paisley readies new music + Anne Wilson's 'REBEL (The Beginning)'

Brad Paisley is set to release two new songs later this week: “Son Of The Mountains” and “The Medicine Will.” In conjunction with this rollout, Brad will premiere the music video for both tracks via an exclusive YouTube livestream event Friday, September 29, at noon CT. While you wait, you can check out the trailer for his upcoming album, Son of the Mountains, now.

Country newcomer and Christian artist Anne Wilson will drop her three-song collection, REBEL (The Beginning), on Friday, September 29. Featured on the project are the title track, “Strong” and her upcoming debut country radio single, “Rain In The Rearview.” “I hope when people hear these three songs that they'll feel what I feel. Heart, hope, Jesus, strength, faith and the courage to move forward even if the path ahead is uncharted. Here's to all that's next!” shares Anne.

Newly-signed Warner Music Nashville artist Matt Schuster has released his major label debut song, “Tell Me Tennessee,” and its accompanying music video. “‘Tell Me Tennessee’ felt like the perfect first song to put out with my new family at Warner Music Nashville because it’s as much a love song as it is a song about chasing your dreams,” shares Matt, who co-wrote the track with Josh DorrAndy Albert and Lalo Guzman.

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