The show has effectively swapped places with the CMT Music Awards, normally a June fixture but recently moved to 14 October.
It follows the original version and the recently-released mix featuring up-and-coming R&B artist Summer Walker.
The album spends its 200th consecutive week on the Billboard 200 to become only the ninth country set to achieve that feat.
14-time Grammy winner and Union Station member Dan Tyminski, now simply Tyminski, broadens his sound on the Southern Gothic album.
Sam Hunt now has the longest-ever reign on Billboard's 58-year-old Hot Country Songs chart with 'Body Like A Back Road,' in its 25th week at No. 1.
The leading British-born country act, the Shires, have created history by signing a new deal for the US market with Big Machine Label Group's Dot label.
Florida Georgia Line have scored their fifth country No. 1 with 'H.O.L.Y.,' after one of the greatest climbs to the top of that chart in history.
Hit songwriter turned star performer Chris Stapleton was the sensation of last night's 49th CMAs, winning in all three of his nominated categories.
The line-up for C2C 2016, the Country To Country Festival, will feature such stars as Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Dwight Yoakam and Little Big Town.
MCA Nashville artist Sam Hunt’s ‘Take Your Time’ has become only the 16th single to achieve ten weeks at the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.
The latest proof that country music’s credibility and popularity is spreading ever further across Europe was served at C2C this weekend.
Country superstars Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum and Florida Georgia Line are among the line-up at Country 2 Country in London and Dublin next March.
The CMT Music Awards, held in Nashville as the curtain-raiser for the CMA Music Festival, were a night of triumph for a number of Universal’s country stars.