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Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockSinger Chuck Wicks and his wife, Kasi, are expecting a baby boy. The couple shared their good news with People this week, and also opened up about their struggle with Chuck’s infertility prior to the pregnancy.

Lori McKenna
, the ace Nashville songwriter known for penning hits for Tim McGraw, Little Big Town and many more, has shared the music video for her new song, “Good Fight.” The track comes from her upcoming album, The Balladeer.

Legendary songwriter Bobby Braddock has a new book coming out. Called Country Music’s Greatest Lines: Lyrics, Stories & Sketches From American Classics, the book will include behind-the-scenes songwriting details of Bobby’s work with the likes of Merle Haggard, Eric Church and Alan Jackson

In case you missed it, Mary Chapin Carpenter was featured on a recent installment of PBS News Hour, discussing her quarantine-inspired “Songs From Home” series. She also performed new music from her upcoming album, The Dirt and the Stars.

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Old Dominion teases breezy new “Everything to Lose,” due out Friday

Old Dominion teases breezy new “Everything to Lose,” due out FridayABC/Image Group LAOld Dominion are gearing up to share more new music, and from the snippet they posted to social media this week, the next song they’ve got coming is a flirty, tropical summertime anthem.

“This is one y’all haven’t ever heard yet,” the group revealed on social media, posting a 30-second clip of their new song along with a portion of the lyrics. Called “Everything to Lose,” the tune focuses on the early stages of a new relationship.

“Everything that you do is driving me crazy / Dancing and singing along and it’s catching my ear, catching my eye,” the song begins. “Think that it’s been long enough, girl, you know I ain’t playing / So let’s blow this popsicle stand, girl, and kiss it goodbye...”

“Everything to Lose” will be the first taste of previously unheard music from Old Dominion since May, when they dropped three older songs that they’d written for previous projects but that didn’t make the cut.

The band released their self-titled third album in October of last year. That project includes hits like “Make it Sweet” and “One Man Band.”

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This is one y'all haven't ever heard yet. #everythingtolose is out tonight. #previouslyunreleased pic.twitter.com/L7kiYjHsk0

— Old Dominion (@OldDominion) July 2, 2020