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CMT announces 2021 Artists of the Year

CMT We now know which five artists will be named the 2021 CMT Artists of the Year. Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs will all be honored at a special ceremony that will be held at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Country star trivia

On this day in 1983, a troubled country music star performed a benefit concert in Jackson, Mississippi. More than 6,000 people attended, with the money going to local charities. The show was the result of a plea

Nashville notes

Mark Chesnutt has recovered from both back surgery and contracting COVID-19. The singer says he has been given a clean bill of health from his doctor, and is planning on returning to touring by the end of September.