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RaeLynn will virtually perform the National Anthem at the NASCAR Cup Series Race at the Kansas Speedway today. The race begins at 7:30 p.m. ET and will broadcast on NBCSN. 

Eric Paslay is releasing his new album, Nice Guy, on August 14. Eric is known for his solo hits “Friday Night” and “Song About a Girl,” in addition to writing Jake Owen‘s “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” by Eli Young Band, and others. 

The Gatlin Brothers are releasing another pair of albums in digital form. We Say Merry Christmas… From The Gatlin Brothers, released in 2016, and Steve Gatlin‘s 1994 solo album Steve Gatlin — Love Can Carry will be available on digital platforms on August 14. 

Grand Ole Opry announcer Eddie Stubbs has announced his retirement after 25 years on the air. Originally a fiddle player for Kitty Wells, Stubbs was later hired as an announcer on the Opry radio station, WSM. He’ll retire later this month.

By Cillea Houghton
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