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FGL-062716.jpg Florida Georgia Line connected with Jimmy Fallon this week to play a round of "musical beers." In the comedic game the duo, host and other guests roam around a table filled with cups of beer until the music stops playing. Fallon was sadly the first one left without a beverage and after his loss he said, "I'm bummed out. This is gonna be a rough show tonight."

dolly-parton-070916.jpg Dolly Parton has offered up her new collaboration with Emmy Lou Harris and Linda Ronstadt titled "Waltz Across Texas Tonight." The track was released by the trio in 1994 and is included on a special deluxe edition release of their aptly titled album Trio. "You've been on a road that just don't seem to end / Where that broken old heart of yours won't ever mend . . ."

imge2-062716.jpg Attention ladies, Dustin Lynch is single but he isn't looking for anything serious right now. "I am single still, I'm not looking to get tied down at all," he told reporters at South in Nashville. "I can't even record an album right now — I'm so busy — so a relationship is not going to happen." He added that his upcoming new record, the follow-up to 2014's Where It's At.

Alabama-082616.jpg The Country Music Hall of Fame is honoring country legends, Alabama, with a new exhibit. The exhibit includes artifacts dating back forty years. Some of the artifacts on display include signature guitars used by the band, photos and other mementos. Other personal items from band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, and Jeff Cook are on display.

jasonaldean-070916.jpg Jason Aldean is combining his annual Concert for the Cure benefit with the eighth annual Opry Goes Pink event. Aldean will help turn the Opry stage pink as he performs alongside other artists to raise money for Women Rock for the Cure and the Nashville chapter of Susan G. Komen. "Finding a cure for breast cancer is something I'll continue to fight for the rest of my life," Aldean says.

chris-young-062016.jpg The ACM Honors lineup is shaping up to be a star-studded event. Chris Young and Miranda Lambert are among the newest country music stars to be added to awards show. Young has been nominated for three awards, including "album of the year," with his latest studio record, I'm Comin' Over. Lambert, has also been nominated for multiple awards.

miranda-061616.jpg Miranda Lambert is getting a little help from her furry friends in the release of her new line of gear for pets. Her dogs have been enlisted as models for the new line, as Lambert showed off on Instagram. She also released on official statement about her new Mutt Nation brand. "The creation of MuttNation is a dream come true."

jana-kramer-063016.jpg Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin have reportedly parted ways. News of the potential split comes via a source close to the couple who tells etonline.com that the pair have called it quits after Caussin was recently admitted into rehab for an undisclosed condition. The last time the pair were spotted together in public was in July.

tim-mcgraw-070916.jpg Tim McGraw is the latest musician urging fans to do their part in helping out the victims of the recent deadly floods in Louisiana. At least 11 people have been killed and over 300,000 have been rescued, 40,000 homes have damaged and 60,000 people have requested disaster aid as a result of the flooding, which began August 12 after persistent, torrential rains hit the region.

dolly-parton-070916.jpg Dolly Parton's second TV movie, Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, will premiere on NBC on November 30. Parton made the announcement during an appearance on Fox News' Fox & Friends. According to a press release, Christmas of Many Colors "is the next chapter in the life of young Dolly Parton.

Alanjackson-102009.jpg Alan Jackson has revealed plans to open a brand new restaurant on Lower Broadway in Nashville. The star reportedly purchased the new location at 421 Lower Broadway for $5.75 million and it will house his AJ's Good Time Bar. "I always wanted to own a honky-tonk that plays real country music on Broadway that I could put my name on," Jackson tells the Tennessean.

blake-shelton-061016.jpg Blake Shelton and Keith Urban both signed on for the upcoming tribute to Glen Campbell at the recent ACM Awards. The event will take place at the Ryman in Nashville and will feature a star-studded lineup joining in for a cover of Campbell's classic "Rhinestone Cowboy." The announcement comes at a busy time for Shelton.

dan-shay-070916.jpg Dan + Shay have announced their 2016 headlining tour, according to The Boot. The country singing duo, which consists of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, will be heading out on the road this fall with their Obsessed tour. They will play 15 shows in all and wrap up the trek on December 17 in Boston, Massachusetts.

tyler-farr-082416.jpg Tyler Farr has debuted a new song at a recent concert that took place in Darien, New York last Friday night, according to The Boot. Serving as one of the opening acts on Brad Paisley's Life Amplified Tour he performed a song, which is most likely to be called, "I Kinda Like the Rain." He told the crowd it was the first time he was playing it live.

RonnieDunn-080916.jpg Ronnie Dunn's upcoming album Tattooed Heart is set to feature Kix Brooks, Reba McEntire, according to Rolling Stone. The country singer is even covering the Ariana Grande song "Tattooed Heart." In all, the album will have 12 tracks, 11 of which were produced by Rascal Flatts' Jay Demarcus.

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